Longhorns want David; Brooks gets his first offer
As the good ol’ boys Billy Sol Hurock and Big Jim McBob of SCTV’s Farm Film Report were fond of saying, “It blowed up. It blowed up real good.”
Not in those exact words, but that’s how Rockdale athletic director Jeff Miller described the recent run on Tiger football players by college recruiters.
“It has blown up big time.” Full Story
Football mentality a plus out on the links
Most golf teams consist of well, golfers. Which
is meant to say players who do nothing but play golf year round.
For instance, defending Class 3A state champion Gatesville counts four fulltime golfers, plus their star quarterback.
A quick glance at the Rockdale golf roster finds five football players and just one full-time golfer, sophomore Kirk Williams. Full Story
Clark, Brooks have different outlooks on state meet
Rockdale’s two state track entrants this year certainly have a
different perspective when it comes to making the trip to Austin for the state track meet. Full Story
First RHS state golfer girls were on their own
Early Tigerette teams dominated area golf
While it’s true the seminal Lady Tiger golf teams represented Rockdale High School, they were pretty much left to their own accord.
When a group of girls approached then athletic director Fred Johnson about starting a girls squad in 1976, there was no budget for the extra team and the girls that formed the team had to pay their own way into tournaments. Full Story
Scitern top finishing golfer at national meet
PORT ST. LUCIE, FLA—Cameron Scitern, a freshman playing at Tennessee State University, finished the PGA National College Championship tournament in sixth place individually and the Tennessee State men’s team finishes in second place just two shots back.
Cameron shot rounds of 75, 71, 72 for the 54 hole event to finish the top freshman of the tournament. Full Story
RYFL holds first of year meeting on May 16
The Rockdale Youth Football League will be holding its beginning of the year meeting, Sunday, May 16 at 4 p.m. at the senor center on Green St.
Anyone who is interested in coaching needs to be at this meeting.
The RYFL is also in need of a cheer director for the 2010 season. Full Story
Resurgent Lady Tigers meet their match
Huffman- Hargrave rallies from a game down to take area series
BRYAN—On Thursday night, the Rockdale Lady Tigers were the picture of perfection.
One day later, the focus became a little less clear. Full Story
Dawgs more than a little familiar with Comanches
Two titans have met six out of the last seven years
THORNDALE—Trying for their fifth state tournament appearance in ther past six years, the Thorndale Bulldogs will have to brush past an old friend to get there.
The Bulldogs face old nemesis Shiner in the area round of the Class A, Region IV playoffs, beginning Friday at 7:30 in LaGrange. Full Story
Jubilee Days Ranch Rodeo set June 11-12 - Free Access
Jubilee Days Ranch Rodeo, Rockdale’s annual summertime event, is set for June 11-12 and promises top-notch rodeo action with real working cowboys in the saddle.
Events will include Sorting, Branding, Doctoring, Mugging and Milking. Buckles will be awarded to average winners, top horse and top hand. Full Story
Roddam named offensive MVP of district for second straight year
Rockdale senior shortstop Kassie Roddam has been named the District 24-3A offensive player of the year for the second consecutive year.
The left-handed hitting Roddam has been named to the first-team all-district squad for four straight years and at three different positions. Full Story
GOOD LUCK AT STATE TIGERS!
Rockdale Tiger state-bound golf team (L-R) Lance Loewe, Kirk Williams, Patrick David, Casey Burrough, Waylon Boyd and Tyler Wright. Full Story