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After two-year absence, Panthers return for Tiger Homecoming
The last time we saw Liberty Hill, the Panthers were making room in their trophy case for a second straight state championship hardware.
Since then, Liberty Hill (4-5 last season) has fallen on hard times and opponents that got stampeded by the Panthers in the past have been getting their licks in on the once unstoppable team. Full Story
Jump, jive, the Bees have arrived
SAVANNAH, GA.—Just deposited the daughter in her dorm room at Savannah College of Art and Design and despite the fact that she lives on the third floor, I escaped hernia free.
We also narrowly escaped cornmeal poisoning at both Paula Deen’s and Miss Wilkes despite the efforts of these two fine southern belles to kill us with kindness—and grease, butter and cream. Full Story
Yoemen take back The Bell
CAMERON—Thirty-five years ago, a play right before the end of the first half was detrimental to Rockdale’s chances of winning.
History repeated itself Friday night. Full Story
Lady Tigers net a pair of wins in Madisonville
Spikers fall to Austin Anderson Tuesday night
The Rockdale Lady Tigers met their match on the road Tuesday night with a 25-10, 25-18, 25-12 loss to Austin Anderson.
The Lady Tigers stand 6-13 on the season.
Hailey Offield paved the way with six digs, while Krista Phillips walloped three kills and Bailey Pannell and Katie Strelsky served two aces apiece. Full Story
After a week off, Eagles glide past old rival Iola
Milano feels no effects of layoff in homecoming contest
MIL A NO –A f ter hav ing an unexpected week off on Sept. 3 due to a cancellation by Huntsville’s Alpha Omega Academy, the Milano Eagles were able to pull together and nab a 27-8 homecoming victory over Iola on Friday night at Pruett Field. Full Story
Dawgs pound Florence with ball control strategy
Jordan’s five touchdowns, 566 yards rushing propel Thorndale
FLORENCE—If there was any doubt that Thorndale is getting the hang of this Slot-T renaissance, the Bulldogs performance Friday night quieted any doubters.
Led by quarterback Paxton Jordan’s five touchdowns, the Bulldogs gobbled up 566 yards on the ground and stepped off an impressive 35 first downs in flogging Florence 55-35 Full Story
No. 3 Lady Eagles roll
The No. 3 Milano Lady Eagles volleyball team opened up District 25-A play with two wins during the last week over Buckholts and Holland.
Milano looks to continue their winning ways with home games against Bartlett and Georgetown Gateway this week.
The Lady Eagles (23-7, 2-0) pounded Buckholts on the road Tuesday night in straight sets 25-3, 25-8, 25-8. Full Story
Tiger 8th grade squad posts lone win over Yoe
THURSDAY: The junior varsity
and freshmen Tigers travel to
Liberty Hill with the first game
beginning at 5 p.m. The junior
high Tigers host Liberty Hill
with the first game starting at
The Rockdale junior varsity couldn’t get untracked and were blanked by Cameron 34-0 to fall to 1-2 on the season. Full Story
Schneider roping set for October 1-2
The 15th annual Maggie Schneider Memorial Scholarship Fund Team Roping will be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 1-2, at the Joey and Phyllis Hiney Ranch in the Salty community.
The event also includes a jackpot barbecue cookoff.
Organizers Richard and Cheryl Schneider listed events as follows:
RIDAY, OCTOBER 1
Tiger cross country team runs for teammate Bailey
After the death of team member Justin Bailey, the Rockdale cross country team voted to run to honor him Saturday in Lexington.
“We w or e Full Story
Cowboy Boxing Club has fund raiser Sept. 18
CAMERON—The Cowboy Boxing Club, home to Ryan Karl, will be having a fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the gym, located on 212 First St. in Cameron.
The club is tr y ing to raise funds for the completion of its boxing ring
For more information, contact Darrel or Katie Karl at (254) 231-2824. Full Story
JR HIGH VOLLEYBALL
Vs. LaGrange 7B lost 25-15, 25-13—Jennifer Zelaya 5 pts. 7A lost 25-7, 25-7 8B lost 25-22, 25-9—Jenessa Freitag 6 pts. 8A lost 25-14, 25-14—Kalli Hicks Faith Talley Vs. Smithville 7B lost 25-23, 26-24—Madison Sieber 9 pts, Sadie Springfield 11 7A lost 25-8, 25-16 8B lost 25-16, 25-15 8A lost 25-23, 25-6 Full Story
MILANO CROSS COUNTRY
At Lexington Varsity Boys 3-mile: Trevor Gage 22:24.48 Wynton Thomason 25:13.22 Varsity Girls 2-mile: Julie Paniagua 17:15.72 JV Boys 2-mile: Justin Grimes 13:57.85 Jr High Boys 2-mile: 7th Jordan Hafley 13:09.92 10th Treyton Steinbecker 13:14.50 12th Efrain Flores 13:17.97 16th Sabian Pugh 13:30.15 17th Austin Decker 14:09.65 29th Kain Dodd 14:51.21 30th Christian Grimes 15:00.02 40th Jason Pania Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
TIGER FOOTBALL Friday—Liberty Hill, 7:30 p.m.
LADY TIGER VOLLEYBALL
4:30-5:30 Tuesday—Taylor, F-JV-V, 5-6-7
JUNIOR HIGH VOLLEYBALL
TIGER CROSS COUNTRY
Saturday—at Allen Academy Full Story
LINEMAN OF THE WEEK
Junior Stephen Schneider graded out highest among Tiger linemen Friday night. Full Story