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Football league has last chance signups on Sat.

JUNCTION FUNCTION—Milano’s Junction Girls will be representing the Rockdale Girls Softball League in the Midget Division TTAS state tournament, July 19-23 in Mineola. The Girls advance to the state tournament after winning the district tournament in Jarrell. After a loss in the first game of the tournament, they had to battle back for six consecutive wins to earn the district title. Team members include front row (left to right)—Amanda Storey, Taylor Ellison, Madison Westbrook, Kali Taylor, Haylee Smith, Emilie Compton. Middle—Kalie Poehl, Sharice Boyd, Clarissa Parker, Lauren Locklin, Faith Taylor, Naomi Graham, Cashlyne Blake. Back—Coaches Julie Graham, Carl Blake, Edward Westbrook. JUNCTION FUNCTION—Milano’s Junction Girls will be representing the Rockdale Girls Softball League in the Midget Division TTAS state tournament, July 19-23 in Mineola. The Girls advance to the state tournament after winning the district tournament in Jarrell. After a loss in the first game of the tournament, they had to battle back for six consecutive wins to earn the district title. Team members include front row (left to right)—Amanda Storey, Taylor Ellison, Madison Westbrook, Kali Taylor, Haylee Smith, Emilie Compton. Middle—Kalie Poehl, Sharice Boyd, Clarissa Parker, Lauren Locklin, Faith Taylor, Naomi Graham, Cashlyne Blake. Back—Coaches Julie Graham, Carl Blake, Edward Westbrook. The Rockdale Texans have scheduled a last chance signup for July 17, from 9 a.m. to Noon at city park.

TEE TIME TUCKER—Tucker Tovarhas now won four golf tournaments in a row. Tovar, 13, shot a 47 in Navasota at Pecan Lakes; a 45 at Oak Ridge Country Club in Madisonville; a 42 in Bryan at the Texas A&M course; and a 39 back in Navasota again. He is a member of the STPGA junior links tour for boys 10-14. Tovar is the son of Joe and Kelly Tovar TEE TIME TUCKER—Tucker Tovarhas now won four golf tournaments in a row. Tovar, 13, shot a 47 in Navasota at Pecan Lakes; a 45 at Oak Ridge Country Club in Madisonville; a 42 in Bryan at the Texas A&M course; and a 39 back in Navasota again. He is a member of the STPGA junior links tour for boys 10-14. Tovar is the son of Joe and Kelly Tovar Participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate and a copy of their last report card.

For more information, contact Tracy at (512) 674-5724.

First practice is Monday, Aug. 2 at 5:30 p.m. at the junior high field.

Thorndale youth league football taking players

THORNDALE—The Thorndale Youth Football League is now taking registration for the upcoming season.

Children ages 5-12 can play and the fees are $45 for flag and $85 for tackle. The cutoff for registration is Saturday, July 24th.

For more information, contact league president Toby Towery at (512) 898-0628.


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