New district presents spicy possibilities
We’ve all seen how the new District 23-3A is going to shape up in football after the recent University Interscholastic League shakeup, but a look deeper inside the new lineup reveals layers of interesting matchups on both the boys and girls side. Full Story
Tigers close out season
Cameron cancels any playoff plans for Rock in 2010
The Rockdale Tigers closed out a most disappointing season Tuesday night with a 67-64 loss to Madisonville on the road.
The loss leaves the Tigers dead even for the season at 16-16. They finish 4-8 in District 24-3A and in sixth place behind Taylor who prevented Cameron from entering the playoffs with a 63-61 win Tuesday. Full Story
Roddam takes her place among RHS’ great shortstops
I t would probably save everybody a lot of time that if no matter how Kassie Roddam
makes her way to first base
from her leadoff spot, that opponents should allow her to run directly to second base—she’s going to end up there anyway.
It’s pointless for her to go anywhere near first base. Really. Full Story
Thorndale, Milano steam towards playoff collision
One game will decide who represents district as champions
THORNDALE VS. MILANO
Friday at 7 p.m. at Rockdale
By posting victories Tuesday night, Milano and Thorndale will be forced to engage in battle one more time.
When the smoke clears, there will be a clear district champion after 10 games couldn’t do the trick. Full Story
Here’s a look at Rockdale’s impressive shortstop lineage through the program’s 16-year history: Full Story
Salado halts Lady Dogs win streak; playoffs up
No. 13 Thorndale faces Mumford Thursday in Cameron
BELTON—While there are more pressing matters ahead, the No. 13 ranked Thorndale Lady Dogs had their 17 game winning streak snapped in a 38-35 warm up game loss to Class 2A and 22nd ranked Salado.
The Lady Dogs will now face Mumford, Thursday, Feb. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Cameron High School in an area playoff game. Full Story
Preparation avoids arm injuries in the young
The best treatment is prevention
High school softball and baseball are now in full swing. Hopefully, the players prepared themselves with proper strength and conditioning.
Part of that preparation should have included a slow progression of throwing in both the distance and the velocity. Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
TIGER BASEBALL Monday—at Liberty Hill, JV/V, 5/7 (SEASON OPENER) LADY TIGER SOFTBALL Tuesday—at Lexington, JV/V, 5/7 POWERLIFTING Saturday (Feb. Full Story
AWAY AT COLLEGE
ROCKDALE Nic Hammett—Rice (football & baseball) Gary Randall—Texas A&M (football) Austin January—Abilene Christian (football) Kortlin White—Mary Hardin-Baylor (football) Krysten Brooks—Texas-Arlington (track) Billy Gonzalez—Temple College (baseball) Chance Betchan—Faulkner, Alabama (baseball) Full Story
2010 SPRING SPORTS SCHEDULE
POWERLIFTING HEAD COACH: Earl Gandy Jan 16 Thrall Jan 23 Giddings Feb 13 District Meet (Caldwell) Feb 27 Navasota Mar 6 Girls Regional (Elgin) Mar 13 Boys Regional (LaVega) BASEBALL HEAD COACH: Jarad Richards Feb 13 Alumni Games 11, 1:15, 3 Feb 22 @Liberty Hill 5/7 Feb 25-27 Rockdale Tournament TBA Mar 2 Salado 4:30/7 Mar 4-6 Fairfield To Full Story
Two dozen Tiger baseball players returned for the popular alumni baseball game held Saturday at Tiger Field, to raise money for the baseball program Clockwise, Mark Drake curls one over the plate, whi Full Story
Madisonville 67, Rockdale 64
MADISONVILLE (18-10, 7-5)—Harris 17, Jones 5, Manns 2, Carrington 6, Ford 7, Byrd 8, Shaffer 2, Taylor 20. Full Story
Milano lady powerlifters strike again
MEXIA—For the second time in three meets the Milano girls powerlifting team made everyoine else take a backseat.
The Lady Eagles outscored their competitors at the Mexia Invitational on Saturday with eight of the 11 team members bringing home medals and all 11 scoring at least one point towards the team title, according to MHS powerlifting coach Sean Connor. Full Story