Gunslinger for hire: Wright is packing heat
Attention parents of all RISD students. I feel it is my duty to inform you that the man that oversees all that your children do—is packing heat.
Okay, it’s a starter’s pistol and it’s full of blanks, but that’s besides the point. You could still put an eye out with that thing. Full Story
Tigers finalize 2010 football schedule
Six home games highlight new gridiron ledger
Home is where the wins are and according to their new 2010 schedule, the Rockdale Tigers plan to take full advantage of that mantra with six home games.
Of course the bad news is that in 2011, they will play in Tiger Stadium just four times. Full Story
Tigers take their own meet for the first time in eight years
Several times in the past couple of years, the line “... for the first time since...” has been included in several sports stories.
Well, it’s time to add another one.
For the first time since 2003 and for the 20th time overall, the Rockdale Tigers claimed their own track meet at the 52nd annual Rockdale Relays. Full Story
Lady Tigers drop district openers
Plenty of hitting, defensive lapses hurt chances
In opening district play, the Rockdale Lady Tigers had plenty of hits to go around, but 11 errors in two games were too much for the bats to overcome.
The Lady Tigers dropped their second straight District 24-3A contest Tuesday night on the road to Madisonville 5-3.
Rockdale dropped to 8-7 on the season and have dropped four straight. Full Story
Aggies don’t of fer Clark
Apparently Texas A&M has all its recruiti ng pr oblem s solved and is on the road back to respectability.
On an “unofficial” recruiting trip to Coll ege Station last Thursday, Aggie Coach Mike Sherman declined to offer Rockdale lineman L eR aven Clark a scholar- ship, but he was invited to come back and attend their summer camp. Full Story
Tigers open district play by mashing Madisonville
Schnerr spearheads 14-hit attack
The Rockdale Tigers got off on the good foot to open District 24- 3a play by mashing Madisonville 13-2 Tuesday night on the road.
The Tigers improved to 6-5 on the year.
Led by Dillan Schnerr, Rockdale pounded out 14 hits and played error-free baseball in the league opener. Full Story
Lady Dogs aiming for third straight district championship
Thorndale outslugs Academy in season opener
Thorndale outscored guest Academy 11-6 Friday in Lady Dogs’ season opening softball game on Friday.
The Lady Dogs had an open date Tuesday and look to open up District 27-A play on Friday at rival Thrall. First pitch is set for 6 p.m.
Thorndale is coming off backto back district championships and four straight trips to the postseason. Full Story
Rusty Lady Eagles finally hit the field
Milano hadn’t faced a team in nine days
It has been a long wait, but the Milano Lady Eagles finally got to play a game Tuesday night after having two games canceled and not hitting the playing field since Feb. 27.
Their game with Somerville on March 1 was canceled due to wet weather and a game in Bremond on March 5 was called due to a schedule conflict with the opposing team. Full Story
‘Sports safety is a team effort’ is training mantra
March is national athletic training month
The month of March marks the 9th Annual celebration of National Athletic Training month.
This year’s theme for the 30,000 members of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) is “Sports Safety Is A Team Effort.”
The NATA, headquartered in Dallas, strongly supports its members through research and education. Full Story
A rea boxers keeping busy
Karl, Juarez travelling the state for competition
Two boxers from Cameron’s Cowboy Boxing Club have been busy these last few weeks.
Milano High School senior Ryan Karl has competed in six bouts over the last month. Full Story
First year produces
Milano’s first entrant
ELGIN—In the school’s first year to have a competitive powerlifting team, Milano High School will have a representative at the Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association’s state meet. Full Story
Rockdale 13, Madisonville 2 Madisonville 001 100 0— 2 2 5 Rockdale 420 022 3—13 14 0
Sanders, Gibbs (6) and Gibbs, Schneider (6). W- Gibbs 1-1. 2BYoung, Sanders, Schnerr, Debault, Burrough. Records—Rockdale 6-5 (1-0), Madisonville (0-1).
Highlights: Schnerr 3-4 2B 2RBI; Gibbs 8Ks 0 BB.
Fairfield Tournament Full Story
ROCKDALE RELAY WINNERS
1957—Bryan boys 1958—Houston Lamar boys 1959—Austin High boys 1960—Cameron boys 1961—Taylor boys 1962—Hearne boys 1963—Taylor boys 1964—Hearne boys 1965—Taylor boys 1966—Taylor boys 1967—Taylor boys 1968—Brenham boys 1969—Brenham boys 1970—Caldwell boys 19 Full Story
DIRTY DOZEN—Fresh off their championship run at the February Blowout Tournament in Spring, “The Twelve” went 4-1 for the weekend, beating a top 10 team in the nation—the Bandit 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
52nd Rockdale Relays
Shot put—1. David, Rockdale, 49-1; 2. Clark, Rockdale, 46-2; 3. Hopkins, Lago Vista, 42-2.5; 4. McFarlin, Taylor, 41-3; 5. Heller, Salado, 41-1.5; 6. Terry, Lago Vista, 40-4.5. Full Story