Tigers prepping for scrimmage against Elgin
Class 4A Wildcats will visit Saturday
Preparation for the upcoming season is going according to schedule for the Tiger football team as they continue twoa days and prepare for their first live action in a scrimmage against Elgin on Saturday at 11 a.m. at Tiger Field. Full Story
I will miss dining with my friend Will
Kids say the darnedest things. Never have I been around a child in my life where those words were more appropriate than one Will Cooke.
If you are familiar with the quote, you are way old like me, or you have watched a lot of obscure black and white television shows lately. Full Story
Lady Tigers are enthusiastic for season to start
Spikers drop hard fought season openers Tuesday night
In his second season as Rockdale’s volleyball coach, Jason Williams was presented with a surprise gift on the first day of volleyball practice earlier this month.
No less than 46 girls showed up to infuse the program with some new blood and with the Lady Tigers program if full blown rebuilding mode, the timing was perfect. Full Story
Lady Dogs prepare for challenges of Class 2A
Loss of Llana is a blow to team as it moves up in class
THORNDALE—They may be quick and they may be young, but they are ready to compete.
Thorndale’s Lady Dogs volleyball team will compete on a different scale this year, going from Class A to 2A, but that does not have them intimidated at all by the new 27-2A. Full Story
Veteran Lady Eagles look for continued success
After a decade of excellence, Milano remains a threat
MILANO—There might be different foes standing in the way of their district title due to the UIL realignment last spring, but that has not fazed the Milano Eagles and their head coach Wendy King.
King will look to take her senior laden roster to the postseason for the 10th consecutive year and earn the school’s third straight district title. Full Story
Local racer to compete for national spotlight in upcoming ATV race
HURRICANE MILLS, TN— Milam County resident Ryan Phillips will compete with the best ATV motocross racers in the world on Aug. 15-16 at the Dirt Days Championship Finale at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch as the final roud of the 10-stop ITP/ Moose Racing AMA ATV Motocross Championship presented by Par ts Unlimited. Full Story
Gause soccer league registration on tap
GAUSE—The Gause soccer league will be holding registration on Aug. 23, Aug. 26 and Aug. 31 at the Gause school cafeteria from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
The cost is $40 per child for ages 4 through 9. Older players ages 9 through 12 will be playing in the Bryan league where the cost will be $60.
It is open to all students in Gause, Milano, Mumford, Hearne and Calvert. Full Story
Thorndale athletic booster club meeting
THORNDALE—The Thorndale Bulldog Athletic Booster Club will hold its first meeting for the upcoming 2010-11 athletic season on Monday, Aug. 16.
The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Downtown Café in Thorndale. Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
TIGER FOOTBALL Friday (Aug. 27)–Austin Eastside
Memorial, 7:30 p.m.
(Aycock appreciation night)
LADY TIGER VOLLEYBALL Thursday-Saturday—Copperas Cove
Tournament TBA Tuesday—McGregor, (F-JV-V) 5-6-7
CROSS COUNTRY Saturday (Aug. 28)—at Hutto,
MILANO VOLLEYBALL Fiday-Saturday—Cameron Full Story
CREATING A BUZZ—The Brazos Valley Swarm, consisting of players from all over Central Texas, played together this summer and went 14-11 on the season and are coached by Milano native Jerry Pacele Full Story
2009 RHS VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE
DATE OPPONENT FR-JV-VAR Aug. 12-14 @ Copperas Cove Tournament TBA Aug. 17 McGREGOR 5-6-7 Aug. 20 @ Moody 4:30-5:30-6:30 Aug. Full Story