Ten years burning down the road
Come this Friday under the Tigerland Field lights will mark my 10th football season since returning home to cover all things Tigers. Full Story
• Dropping down in class for the first time since 1980, Class 2A (now 3A) has been very good to the Tigers. RHS is 112-61 overall in a lower classification in two different stints (1954-65 and 1976- 79), including of course, the 1976 state championship.
• RHS is 57-42-3 in season openers alltime, dating back to 1910. Full Story
Tigers see for Miles at quarterback slot
Just like that, Tro’maine Miles was thrust into the spotlight.
After an early injury to projected starting quarterback Dylan McCartney in the first scrimmage of the summer, Miles— who already had a job as a starting safety for the Tigers—became the focal point of the team. Full Story
Lady Tigers break open tight match, spike Gateway
Spikers host 6th annual tournament this weekend
Breaking open a tight contest, the Rockdale Lady Tigers pulled away from Georgetown Gateway 25-14, 19-25, 25-16, 25-18 Tuesday night on the road.
The Lady Tigers improved to 5-9 on the season.
After missing several matches due to a back injury in the Bastrop Cedar Creek Tournament over the weekend, jumping jack Dae Dae Robertson returned to action against Gateway. Full Story
AREA FOOTBALL PREVIEW
Fourteen Thorndale seniors have hopes of continuing the Bulldogs success (left to right)—Hunter Hilton, Cody Niemtschk, Kole McCoy, Austin Gifford, Dalton Robertson, Jordan Hafley, Ethan Biar, Full Story
Dawgs aiming to get off to better start
Thorndale, Burton on the outside looking in on rankings
Thorndale and Burton are teams that have taken different paths during their football histories.
Thorndale has three state crowns in their back pockets, while Burton has just recently shown some success on the gridiron.
Thorndale has made 32 playoff appearances, while Burton has just seven on its resume, including four in a row. Full Story
Eagles will find out fairly quickly how good they are
No. 15 Chilton sturdy test in season opener
Milano and Chlton both ended their 2013 season in the same spot—10-3 and in the regional semifinals.
For Milano, it was new frontiers. For Chilton, it business as usual, although the Pirates were coming off a 5-6 ledger in 2012.
The Eagles are coming off their best season in history and have won six straight season openers. Full Story
Lady Eagles roughed up in tri-match with area’s best
Milano takes on ranked teams Franklin, Iola
In a display of some of the best volleyball the area has to offer, the Milano Lady Eagles fell to ranked teams Franklin and Iola in a tri-match in Iola.
The Lady Eagles (7-4), fell to Franklin—No. 9 in Class 3A—25-15, 24-26, 21-25, 18-25.
Myka Morehead paved the way with 26 kills, 12 digs and two blocks. Full Story
Texas dove season opens Monday in central zones
Hunters will have more opportunities later
AUSTIN—Dove hunters will have more opportunity later in the season with dates and bag limits finalized by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department this last week.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has approved the 2014-2015 Texas dove season, including a 70-day season and 15-bird daily bag statewide, and a 16-day early teal and Canada goose season. Full Story