Roll Tide, right here in Rockdale?
In a town where preferred college banners (read: Texas or Texas A&M) fly proudly from almost every house, you may or may not have noticed an unusual red banner flapping in the breeze on an unassuming house on Murray. Full Story
Milano is pumped about first powerlifting team
MILANO—With a new year comes a new sport at
Milano High School.
For the first time in the district’s history, the school now has a competitive powerlifting team.
Sean Connor, in his first year at Milano, has started up the program and is excited about what it will bring to the student athletes and the school. Full Story
Tigers put a halt to losing skid
Cagers surpass last season’s win total by besting Caldwell
When teams come up with a designer defense to stop Rockdale’s two scoring threats, William McQuitter and Lance Loewe, it’s up to a third party to take advantage of the mismatch for the Tigers to be successful. Full Story
Lady Tigers let Caldwell slip by in district battle
Late comeback bid stops chances for win
The Rockdale Lady Tigers missed out on a golden opportunity to record their first league victory of the season, but a late comeback bid by Caldwell was successful in a 28-25 loss to the Lady Hornets in the new Tiger Gymnasium Friday night.
The Lady Tigers sag to 4-18 on the season and 0-5 in District 24-5A play. Full Story
Milano snookers Blue Jays
Eagles look sharp with district on the horizon
The Milano boys basketball team finished up pre-district play over the week with two wins and will open up District 27-A league play on Friday as they host Bartlett.
It was a bit of travel on Tuesday night as the Eagles went to play Waco Texas Christian Academy.
The Stars are ranked No. 16 in the poll for private small schools in the Texas Association Basketball Coaches. Full Story
Lady Bulldogs aiming for sixth straight title
The No. 20 Thorndale Lady Dogs got rolling on what they hope will be their sixth consecutive district title with wins over rival Thrall and Bartlett in 27-A play.
The Lady Dogs (16-4, 2-0) have won six of the last seven loop championships. Full Story
2nd annual baseball alumni game planned
After last year’s wildly successful debut, Rockdale baseball coach Jarad Richards is organizing another alumni scrimmage between any ex-baseball player from Rockdale High School and the 2010 Tiger varsity. Full Story
Liberty Hill 61, Rockdale 58
LIBERTY HILL (22-3)—Farace 26, Dean 10, Beans 10, Lande 8, Josh 3, Russo 3, Freed 1.
ROCKDALE (13-10)—McQuitter 9-11-29, Gadison 5-0-10, Loewe 2-4-9, Wright 4-1-9, Davidson 0-1- 1. Totals: FG 20-45 FT 17-24 3PT 1-10—58. Liberty Hill 16 18 16 11—61 Rockdale 13 15 17 13—58 Full Story
Karl selected as outstanding boxer
HOUSTON—Ryan Karl of the Cowboy Boxing Club of Cameron, defeated Reggie Harrison, 23, of the Ultimate Warriors Boxing Club, in the 152-pound open weight division of the South Texas Amateur Boxing Association.
Karl, 18 and a Milano High School senior, was also selected as the Outstanding Boxer of the competition. Full Story
Golf tourney to raise funds for Rising Star construction
Rising Star Baptist Church has scheduled its annual Golf Classic at Blackhawk Golf Course, in Pflugerville, on Saturday, March 27, at 1 p.m.
A free barbecue meal for participants will start at 11:30 a.m. Prizes will include trophies for the winning team and individual trophies, eight free rounds of golf, and more. Full Story
2010 youth baseball elections set for Jan. 20
Rockdale Youth Baseball Association will be holding it’s Board of Directors elections for 2010 on Jan. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Rockdale General Store.
All positions are open and your participation is encouraged. Full Story
Girls softball league signups set Jan. 16 & 30
The Rockdale Girls Softball League will hold its signups Jan. 16 and 30 from 10 a.m to 1 p.m. at the softball complex.
All players must have birth certificates.
For more information, please contact Wendy Rogers at (512) 760-6484 or Karen Wrinkle at Full Story