Clark takes Texas Tech
Tiger senior gives Red Raiders verbal committment
LeRaven Clark spent a couple of days in Lubbock last week and the experience was enough to cause him to give a verbal commitment to Texas Tech on Sunday.
“There were several schools he was interested in,” said Rockdale football coach Jeff Miller. “But with this early commitment, teams start filling up and sometimes you have to commit before you are ready. Full Story
Health issues curtail Hammet t’s football career
Nic Hammett’s ongoing battle with diabetes has always been a hindrance to him during his athletic career, but never prevented him from playing—until now.
Rice coaches and medical staff have deemed his condition too dangerous to continue playing and Hammett has been placed on medical scholarship.
Hammett has withdrawn from school and is back in Rockdale. Full Story
Dawg gone it
Thorndale puts up a fight but still can’t advance to championship game
ROUND ROCK—While it’s true that Thorndale played significantly better than it has in it’s last three appearances at the state tournament, this is no place for moral victories or near misses.
“Losing is losing,” said Bulldog Coach Kelly Kuhl. “None of it’s fun. We expect to win.” Full Story
Tigers not playoff worthy, according to TF
Big Blue picked fifth in ‘toughest district in the state’; Clark named first team all-state
Everyone knew how tough the new District 23-3A was going to be.
The Rockdale Tigers found out just how tough as the 51st edition of the football bible Texas Football
appeared on newstands Monday. Full Story
Jordan is defensive MVP 26A all-district team on
Thorndale, Milano well represented on squad
Thorndale’s junior shortstop Paxton Jordan was named the most valuable defensive player on the 2010 26A All-District baseball team.
Fresh off another state tournament appearance, Thorndale placed nine players on the team, while Milano had seven. Full Story
Clockwise, at left, pitcher Paxton Jordan cools off with a wet towel between innings. Above left, Weston Fisher waits for a call from the umpire as he puts the tag on at first base. Full Story
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