Tigers crank up second half with big road victory
Loewe’s last second free throws lift Cagers over Rudder
After suffering a disheartening loss to Madisonville at home Friday, the Rockdale Tigers dusted themselves off and got back up in a huge way.
Lance Loewe sank four free throws in the final seven seconds to lift the Tigers to a season-saving 68-65 victory over No. 16 Bryan Rudder Tuesday night in Bryan. Full Story
Let the speculation begin: UIL realignment looms large
The Rockdale Tigers will find out who their new friends are Monday when the UIL conducts its bi-annual reclassification.
Rockdale Athletic Director Jeff Miller has assured me he already knows who will join his Tigers in the new district but has been sworn to secrecy.
That’s a joke. Full Story
Milano boxer Karl takes a shot at the Oly mpic s
Milano High School senior Ryan Karl has come across an opportunity no one in his small Central Texas town has—he has a chance to be an Olympian. Full Story
Moving on up
Milano’s victory over Thorndale earns Eagles’ top 25 ranking
MILANO—In what was the biggest match up in the county on a hardwood floor, upstart Milano came from behind to beat District 27A and US 79 rival Thorndale at Geneva Paceley Gym on Friday night. Full Story
Tiger trio set for national signing day
With national signing day on the horizon Feb. 3, three Rockdale football stars will be putting their names to college letters-of-intent.
All-state defensive linem an Logan David will sign up to play for Blinn College in Brenham.
Joe Sanders, who played several positions in his four-year Tigers career, is expected to play quarterback for Midwestern. Full Story
Lady Tigers can’t keep up with ranked district teams
Fall victim to No. 3 Madisonville, No. 7 Rudder
Facing what some would consider a playoff schedule, the Rockdale Lady Tigers couldn’t keep up with top ranked District 24-3A teams with the second half of league play underway.
The Lady Tigers fell to No. 7 Bryan Rudder 64-24 Tuesday night on the road and 53-19 to No. 3 Madisonville Friday at home.
Rockdale stands 5-21 on the season and 1-8 in district. Full Story
Lady Dogs take care of Bartlett for 13th straight
Goetz leads Thorndale to perfect district ledger
The Thorndale Lady Dogs (20- 4, 6-0) have begun the second round of district play and look to continue in their winnings ways.
The girls disposed of District 27A opponents Bartlett and Milano over the week. Full Story
KNIGHTS OF THE ROUNDBALL—
KNIGHTS OF THE ROUNDBALL—The local Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship was held at the Rockdale High School gym for boys and girls ages 10-14. Full Story
BOYS Rockdale 68, Bryan Rudder 65 ROCKDALE (15-12, 3-4)—Wright 7-6-20, Loewe 6-5-20, McQuitter 5-8-18, Gadison 2-2-6, Davidson 1- 0-2, Peters 1-0-2. Totals FG 22-48 FT 21-25 3PT 3-7—68 RUDDER (16-7, 5-2)—Taylor 23, Lawson 15, Martin 9, Davenport 8, Jones 8, Anderson 2. Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
TIGER BASKETBALL Friday—Navasota F-JV-V, 5:15-6:15- 7:30 Tuesday—at Caldwell F-JV-V, 5:15- 6:15-7:30 LADY TIGER BASKETBALL Friday—Navasota, JV-V, 6:15-7:30 Tuesday—at Caldwell, JV-V, 6-7:30 POWERLIFTING Saturday (Feb. Full Story
Girls softball league signups set Jan. 30; coaches meeting Feb. 3
The Rockdale Girls Softball League will hold its signup Jan. 30 from 10 a.m to 1 p.m. at the softball complex.
All players must have birth certificates.
Also, a coaches meeting will be held Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Fire Station.
Anyone interested in coaching a team should attend. Full Story