Clark getting early attention from big time schools
On a day off Monday, Jeff Miller got a call on his cell phone, which is of course not unusual for the school district’s athletic director, he receives dozens per day.
He didn’t recognize the unknown number on the screen, so he ignored it. Full Story
HARD BALL AREA: UNDER CONSTRUCTION
After record setting year, replacing six starters of the utmost importance for rebuilding Tiger squad
Reporter/Bill Martin Chances are, if you look up rebuilding in the dictionary sometime in the
near future, you might
see a team photo of the 2010 Rockdale Tigers baseball team.
The Tigers are coming off a season in which they set a school record for victories (22) and re-entered the playoffs after a 10-year absence.
That, of course, is the good news. Full Story
Milano settles district argument with easy win
Eagles will enter playoffs as district champions
Because of inclement weather, both the Thorndale boys and girls playoff games were moved to Wednesday. The Lady Dogs played Evadale in Groveton and the Bulldogs took on Shiner in Smithville.
I guess you could call this the Mumford sweepstakes. Full Story
Thorndale St. Paul captures state hoop title
AUSTIN—The members of the Thorndale St. Paul basketball team will soon graduate and move on to Thorndale High School where state championships are a way of life.
However, this group of Lions will bring a golden trophy of their own with them. Full Story
Five-year Texas state parks study reveals user insights
Typical visitor just wants to relax and enjoy the scenery
AUSTIN—The typical visit to a Texas state park is a middle-aged white non-Hispanic from out of town traveling with a spouse or other family member, but no children, to camp, hike, relax or just enjoy the scenery. Full Story
Lady Dogs aiming for regional
Burger Center is home-awayfrom home for Thorndale
CA MERON—In a st udy of frustration in the early going against Mumford, the Lady Dogs were playing suffocating defense and sweeping the boards of nearly every rebound, but the one phase of the game that counts the most—scoring—had abandoned them. Full Story
Lady Tigers jump out of the gate with 4-1 record
Runnin’ Rockdale speeding past opposition
Without the presence of a big bopper in their batting order, the Rockdale Lady Tigers are taking advantage of one weapon they do possess—speed.
Whipping around the base paths at a record pace, the Lady Tigers have jumped out to a 4-1 mark in the early going of the 2010 season.
(The Lady Tigers scheduled contest with Lexington Tuesday was snowed out.) Full Story
Tiger golfers take advantage of nice weather for third in Waco
Williams also third medalist at Cottonwood in Waco
The Rockdale boys golf team made the most of the nice weather over the weekend, competing in the Marvin Dameron Golf tournament hosted by Waco Midway at Cottonwood Creek in Waco and then on Monday in College Station at the Brenham Invitational at Pebble Creek. Full Story
No. 3 Bulldogs take season opener 12-2
THOR NDA L E—Shea Maupin twirled a four-hitter and was backed up by 14 hits as the No. 3 Thorndale Bulldogs took their season opener 12-2 over Jarrell. Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
TIGER BASEBALL Thursday-Saturday—Bell Rivals Classic Tuesday—Salado, JV/V, 4:30/7 LADY TIGER SOFTBALL Thursday-Saturday—Bell Rivals Classic Monday—Thorndale, JV/V, 5/7 TRACK Thursday—Caldwell Relays POWERLIFTING Saturday—Navasota Invitational TENNIS Friday—at Taylor GOLF Thursday—Cameron Full Story
HOOP HIARCHY—Members of St. Paul state championship team are: front row (left to right)—William Islet, Kevin Cooke, Bradley Betak, Riley Schaefer, Daniel Storey. Full Story
BOYS Milano 60, Thorndale 45 THORNDALE (18-11)—Leyencecker 9, Fisher 9, Schneider 6, Thomas 5, Jordan 4, Falke 4, Ware 3; Mason 2, Ging 2; Irwin 1. MILANO (24-6)—John Jentsch 17, Matthew Jentsch 13, Sam Walker 10, Thomas Sanders 9, Dominique Messer 8, Jaxson Robinson 3. 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
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) Sammie Meyer—Temple College (softball) Full Story