David’s life has changed forever because of list
By simply including his name on their list of the best of the class of 2012, Rivals.com has changed Derek David’s life forever.
Not that he couldn’t have gotten the attention on his own with his natural playing ability, but it sure vaulted him. Full Story
Tigers bounce back by mashing Madisonville
Rudder’s Johnson no-hits Tigers Tuesday
After manhandling Madisonville, the Rockdale Tigers were doused with a cold water no-hitter as Bryan Rudder’s Will Johnson shut down the Tigers Tuesday night in a 6-2 Ranger victory in Bryan.
The Tigers, who have lost two of three, slip to 11-8 overall and 5-3 in District 24-3A, a game behind second place Taylor. Full Story
Tiger golfers lead district after first round
Blue aiming for second links crown in past three years
NAVASOTA—This time, the Rockdale golfers hope their grip on first place is as tight as the grip on their clubs.
The Tigers positioned t wo separate teams to possibily move on to regionals at the 6,922 yard, par-72 water hazzard filled Pecan Lakes Golf Club Monday during the first round of the District 24- 3A tournament. Full Story
Four on the floor
Tigers take fourth straight track meet at McGregor
Brooks makes finals at Texas Relays
McGREGOR—The juggernaut that is the Rockdale track team, just gobbled up another gathering of opponents.
Coaxing a couple of first place finishes out of a couple of first-time winners, the Tiger track team captured its fourth straight meet championship, this time at the Bulldog Relays in McGregor. Full Story
Lady Tigers take out frustrations on Madisonville
18 runs on 22 hits produces doubledigit victory
The Rockdale Lady Tigers kept their playoff hopes alive Tuesday night with a 6-1 victory over Bryan Rudder in Bryan.
The Lady Tigers improve to 13-11 on the season and 4-5 in District 24-3A play.
The 13 wins is an increase of one over last year’s win total.
WHERE THEY PLAY
TIGER BASEBALL Friday—Navasota JV/V, 5/7 Tuesday—at Caldwell, JV/V, 5/7 LADY TIGER SOFTBALL Thursday—Navasota, JV/V, 5/7 Tuesday—at Caldwell, JV/V, 5/7 TRACK Wednesday-Thursday (April 14- 15)—District Track in Navasota JUNIOR HIGH TRACK Friday—District Meet in Caldwell TENNIS Wednesday-Thursday—District < Full Story
Lady Dogs run-rule Milano, then shut out by Thrall
Area teams begin second half of district play
The second round of league play opened up for District 27A softball teams on Tuesday night and the Thorndale Lady Dogs (6-6, 4-2) suffered a shut out at the hands of Thrall and loss a their top hitter.
Also, the Milano Lady Eagles (3-12, 1-5) fell to Holland on the road 5-2 Tuesday night.
Thorndale may have lost senior catcher Brealyn Hernandez for the season with a fractured hand suffered against Thrall Tuesday. Full Story
Milano’s Jordan Hinistroza
Milano’s Jordan Hinistroza (left), Thomas Sanders (8) and Jaxson Robinson (right), chase down Thorndale’s Isaac Leyendecker in the Bulldogs’ 6-5 district victory Thursday. Full Story
TSPRA senior rodeo
saddles up Saturday
The Texas Senior Professional Rodeo Association will hold a rodeo event here, Saturday, April 10 at Fair Park.
“Come see some of the oldest rodeo competitors going down the road,” said Lori Pate, TSPRA secretary. Full Story
Rudder 6, Rockdale 2 Rockdale 002 000 0--2 0 2 Rudder 101 004 X--6 10 2
Sanders and Elliott, Gibbs (7); Smith and Johnson. W-Johnson (4-0). L-Elliott (2-4). Records: Rockdale 11-8, 5-3; Rudder 18-3, 7-1.
Rockdale 11, Madisonville 0
(5 inn.) Madisonville 000 00— 0 1 3 Rockdale 132 5X—11 8 1 Full Story