Mitchell named All-State
First Tiger since 1958 to be named first-team
Despite his incredible, record-breaking career, Wendell Mitchell has never even received a mention when it comes to statewide recognition.
All that c hanged as the Rockdale senior was named to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches All-State team.
He is the first Tiger to be named first-team All- State since Johnny Timmerman in 1958. Full Story
Yoe wins duel
Cameron scratches out run in seventh for district victory
Compliments of Nick Alonso and Derek Whitsel, the bullpen had a rare night off.
In a true pitcher’s duel Tuesday evening at Tiger Field, Cameron scratched across a pair of runs to trim Rockdale 2-1.
The Tigers slip to 6-9- 1 overall and 2-2 in District 20-3A. The Yoemen stand 9-5 overall and 3-1 in league play and in a tie for first place with Troy. Full Story
Longhorns long national nightmare finally over
Longhorn fans! Congratulations, your 17-year-long national nightmare is over.
Texas’ embarrassing first-round loss to Butler should mark an end to the Rick Barnes era, which wore out its welcome two or three years ago.
There are so many red flags covering this underachieving program it could be mistaken for a bullfight. Full Story
Defensive lapses doom Lady Tigers vs. Cameron
14 hits can’t overcome nine errors
Rockdale certainly had plenty of offense to chalk up a win, but nine errors derailed their chances in the Lady Tigers 18-9 loss to Cameron Tuesday night at the Softball Complex.
The Lady Tigers fall to 3-6-1 overall and 2-4 in District 20-3A.
Rockdale banged out 14 hits (including four for extra bases), but left 12 runners stranded on base. Full Story
Brevard leaving for Fort Worth
Coach to become offensive coordinator at Chisholm Trail
THORNDALE—Brent Brevard, who led Thorndale to two consecutive district championships is leaving to become offensive coordinator and head track coach at Forth Worth Chisholm Trail. Full Story
RHS 5th in Lone Star Cup
For the first time since its inception in 1998, Rockdale has made an appearance in the University Interscholastic League 2015 Lone Star Cup standings.
The UIL Lone Star Cup is awarded annually to six high schools, one in each of the six UIL classifications (A, 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A and 6A), based on their team performance in district and state championships. Full Story
THORNDALE BASEBALL PREVIEW
Coach—Kelly Kuhl (9th year, 154-80) 2014 record—24-10-1 2014 district—2nd (11-3) Last district title—2010 Playoffs—Lost to Flatonia in regional quarterfinals State championships—1996, 2005. State tournament appearances— 1996, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010. Full Story
Cameron 2, Rockdale 1 Cameron 001 000 1—2 4 0 Rockdale 000 001 0—1 2 1
Alonso and Cullen; Whitsel and Waxler. W-Alonso. L-Whitsel (1-1). 2B-Lara (C), Offield (R). Records—Rockdale 6-9- 1, 2-2 in 20-3A, Cameron 9-5, 3-1.
Highlights: Alonso 11 Ks.
Holland 11, Milano 4 Holl. 030 001 7 0—11 11 0 Milano 004 000 0—4 7 3 Full Story
MILANO BASEBALL PREVIEW
Coach—Powell Compton (1st year) 2014 record—2-13 2014 district—1-13 Playoffs—none. Last playoff appearance— 2011 Key losses—Cody Alexander, David Jentsch, Chance Pack, Justin Grimes. Full Story
Brooks to sign with McMurry
THORNDALE—Thorndale’s Darius Brooks has signed up to play football at McMurry College in Abilene.
Brooks missed most of the 2014 season with a torn ACL he picked up in 7-on-7 competition during the summer.
The 6-foot, 205-pound Brooks was a two-way starter for the Bulldogs as a running back and defensive lineman. Full Story
AWAY AT COLLEGE
ROCKDALELe’Raven Clark—Texas Tech(football)Daniel Brooks— Oklahoma(football)Josh Pelzel—Baylor (football)Joe Sanders— Midwestern(football)LaDontice Coates—Midwestern (football)Tyler Wright—Tarleton St.(football)Ethan Brinkley—West TexasA&M (football) Full Story
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