PSSSS’T—It’s not easy to whisper when you’re wearing a Tiger head and are on the sidelines of a football game. Full Story
Don’t be fooled by 0-4 Mustangs
Despite record, Madisonville is a dangerous team
At 5-foot-7 and 160 pounds, Ladarius Byrd seems much too slight to have the weight of the success of his team put on his shoulders.
But such is life for Madisonville’s latest star in waiting— already a defensive standout, who lined up at wide receiver last season. Full Story
On the defensive
Defenders take offense to running games
It almost seemed like both teams respective defenses took offense with the attention paid to the offense—the running game in particular.
A game that featured two dangerous running attacks turned into a muddy defensive struggle with Liberty Hill coming out on top 16-7 Friday night at Tiger Field during Homecoming activities. Full Story
Diversity defines 2010 Hall of Honor class
Fourth group of inductees includes athletes from several decades
The 2010 edition of the Rockdale Sports Hall of Honor can best be described by the chronological span of those who have been selec ted— all generations of standout Rockdale athletes will be represented.
The 13 inductees will be honored with a banquet on Nov. 5 before the Rockdale-Caldwell football game and then introduced to the crowd prior to the game. Full Story
Garrett’s tragic death puts everything in perspective
As word ricocheted around the state Friday night concerning the plight of fallen West Orange- Stark quarterback Reggie Garrett, who collapsed on the field and later died, everyone had the same thought bouncing around in their head—these silly games that we’re participating in right now have become meaningless. Full Story
Lady Eagles move to No. 2 in statewide spike rankings
District foes proving no challenge so far
MIL A NO—The Lady Eagles volleyball team keeps moving up the poll, landing at No. 2 in this week’s Texas Girls Coaches Association’s Class A poll.
The only team ranked above Milano (25-7, 4-0) is Bronte, a team that is always noticeable this time of year. Full Story
Lady Tigers ready for loop
Spikers open with district favorite Caldwell Friday
After dropping a pair or matches over the past week, the Rockdale Lady Tigers are looking forward to jumping into District 23-3A which starts Friday when they host league favorite Caldwell in the opener. Full Story
Lady Dogs finding hard road to new surroundings
THORNDALE—The Thorndale Lady Dogs are having a tough go of things in their new home, District 27-2A.
They remain winless in league play at 0-4, having lost to Lago Vista and Academy over the week. They are 5-12 on the season. Full Story
20th annual Lions Club
golf tourney set Oct. 2
The Rockda le Noon Lions Club’s 19th annual scholarship scramble golf tournament will be held at the Rockdale Country Club Saturday, Oct. 2.
A new w rink le to the tournam ent this season, will be an auction on Friday nig ht, Oct. 1, says tournament chairman Ron Montgomery. Full Story
Sub-varsity Tigers come up empty against Liberty Hill
THURSDAY: The junior varsity
and freshmen Tigers host Madisonville
with the first game
beginning at 5 p.m. The junior
high Tigers travel to Madisonville
with the first game starting
at 4:30 p.m.
Rubio leads Tiger runners to runner-up status at Ram Run
BRYAN—The Rockdale Tigers cross country team lost a tie breaker for first place and took home the runner up award at the Allen Academy Ram Run. Full Story
Gonzalez chosen for all-star team
TEMPLE–Rockdale’s Billy Gonzalez has been chosen to play on the 2010 junior college all-star team.
The all-star tournament will be played at Baylor’s Ballpark on Sept. 24-25.
Gonzlaez (RHS 2009) was one of four Temple College Leopards selected for the team. Full Story
Gearing up for district, Dawgs bust up Bremond
Balanced offensive attack fuels large homecoming victory
THORNDALE—Showing perfect timing, the Thorndale Bulldogs turned in their best game of the season just in time for district play.
The Bulldogs showed perfect balance in disposing of Bremond 41-14 Friday night at Bulldog Stadium as they celebrated Homecoming fesitivities
Thorndale hosts Bruceville- Eddy in its District 12-2A opener and stands 4-0 on the season. Full Story
Milano gallops past Indians, road trip to Chilton on tap
Eagle defense produces first shutout of the year
MILANO—The Eagles moved to 3-0 on the season with a 47-0 shutout over the Giddings State School Indians on Sept. 16 at Pruett Field as Milano’s defense got its first shut out of the year.
The Indians, playing their first game of the season against Milano, brought just 11 players, but started the game off with real intensity. Full Story