Salado coach’s son uses football to battle autism
Involvement in football has allowed 14-year old to fit in
SALADO—Tyler Talbott just didn’t get the joke.
“Tyler! You missed two questions! Are you kidding me?!” his mother, Lori, sarcastically chided.
Although she was merely poking fun at his great test score, Tyler was heart broken over his mother’s response. Full Story
Ready to run, Tigers scamper past Panthers
On an evening when the legendary Aycock Purple Tigers state championship team was honored, the current crop of Tigers posted a score that the high flying pioneers could relate too.
Wearing throwback purple Aycock uniforms that included the letter A on their helmets, Big Blue blasted Austin Eastside Memorial 58-0 Friday night to kick off the 2010 season at Tiger Field. Full Story
Eagles’ game Friday has been cancelled
Huntsville Alpha Omega school officials have notified Milano and cancelled the two teams scheduled game Friday in Milano.
Alpha Omega officials told Milano it was in the middle of a coaching change and did not want to compete until a new coach was hired.
At press time, Milano offi- cials were seeking a replacement contest. Full Story
Lady Tigers finish fourth as host of tournament
Jarrell handles spikers in straight sets Tuesday
Jarrell surged out to a big lead and never relented in a 25-17, 25-15, 25-17 straight set victory over the Rockdale Lady Tigers Tuesday night
In the match, Hailey Offield tallied three digs and two service aces, while Katie Strelsky passed off four assists, Lyndee Pannell pounded out three kills and Jill Young blocked three shots. Full Story
Taylor ducks Tigers, Rudder makes ‘em pay
While it was well chronicled that Taylor ducked Rockdale to play Bryan Rudder Friday in order for them to pick up what they thought would be a slamdunk victory. It backfired.
Not only did the lame Ducks not pick up that victory, they were run over by the Rangers 45-7 on their home turf. Full Story
Opening statement Dawgs dump on Hamilton
2A debut produces plenty of fireworks; rival Thrall on deck for 80th meeting
THORNDALE—Call it the twominute warning.
Churning along with a 6-0 lead in the second quarter, Thorndale erupted for 25 unanswered points in a span of 2 minutes and 13 seconds and scored in a variety of ways to separate themselves from their opponent en route to a resounding 51-7 victory over Hamilton to open the 2010 season. Full Story
Eagles look to the stars in season opening win
MILANO—The Eagle football team tallied up 428 yards in total offense in its 2010 season opening win against the Waco Texas Christian Academy Stars Friday night at Pruett Field.
It marks the fifth year in a row that Milano has defeated the Stars. Full Story
Blue blanks foes in season openers
THURSDAY: The junior varsity
and freshmen Tigers travel to
Salado with the first game beginning
at 5 p.m. The junior high
Tigers host Cameron Sept. 9
with the first game starting at
Rockdale cross country
team runs in Hutto
HUTTO—The Rockdale Cross Country team opened up its 2010 season Friday at the Hippo Relay Meet at Fritz Park. Full Story
Lady Eagles open some eyes with second place finish at Robinson
Milano sneaks past Snook Tuesday night
Milano’s Lady Eagles volleyball team definitely opened some eyes over the weekend and is now ranked No. 4 in the most recent Texas Girls Coaches Association poll.
The small team, with just eight girls on its roster, was second in the silver bracket of the 32-team Robinson tournament over the weekend, and in between tournament days, beat No. 8 Normangee in a marathon match. Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
TIGER FOOTBALL Friday—Salado, 7:30 p.m. at Tiger Field
LADY TIGER VOLLEYBALL
Friday—at Killeen Ellison, F-JV-V,
5-6-7 Tuesday—Austin LBJ, F-JV-V, 5-6-7
TIGER CROSS COUNTRY Saturday (Sept. 11)—at Lexington, 9
a.m. MILANO VOLLEYBALL
Friday—at Bremond Tuesday—at Thorndale Full Story
ROCKDALE 58, AUSTIN EASTSIDE MEMORIAL 0
At left, Nosario Garcia blocks Jonathon Casarez’s punt in the second quarter to set up a touchdown. Above left, Jared Carpenter hauls in a touchdown pass from Ethan Brinkley to open the second half and make it 46-0. At the top, Coach Sam Walker talks up a group of Tiger linemen. Above right, Daniel Brooks crashes over the goal line for one of his three touchdowns. Full Story