Open date couldn’t come at a better time
Week off will give Tigers time to re-evaluate
Rockdale head coach Jeff Miller is torn as to whether the open date on this week’s schedule is a positive or a negative.
“I’ve been trying to figure that out,” he said. “I’m really anxious to figure some things out on offense, so part of me is ready to get back out on the field. Full Story
Mr. Breazeale was the best, by George
I first met George Breazeale when I was 14 years old. He and my father used to travel together to University of Texas basketball and baseball games. My father was the play-by-play man for the radio, Mr. Breazeale was the Austin
beat writer. Full Story
Tiger offense continues to struggle in third straight loss
MADISONVILLE—This time, nobody can blame it on the field.
With the memories of a sloppy playing surface from last year’s game at Mustang Field in the back of their minds, the Rockdale Tigers continued to play like their offense was stuck in the mud.
Facing an 0-4 Madisonville squad, Rockdale managed to score just once in a 10-7 loss Friday night. Full Story
Lady Tigers open up district play with losses
Spikers go toeto toe with Smithville in heated match
The Rockdale Lady Tigers had a tough go of it in unveiling the District 23-3A portion of their schedule, dropping their first two league contests.
Tuesday night at Tiger Gymnasium, the Lady Tigers battled for five games before falling to Smithville 25-23, 25-23, 19-25, 25-27, 26-14. Full Story
Gibbs, Buentello lead Tiger efforts
THURSDAY: The junior varsity
and freshmen Tigers are idle.
The junior high Tigers host Salado
with the first game starting
at 5 p.m.
Rockdale could not prevent a steady stream of Madisonville touchdowns in a 26-0 loss to drop to 1-4 on the season. Full Story
20th annual Lions Club
golf tourney set Oct. 2
The Rockda le Noon Lions Club’s 20th annual scholarship scramble golf tournament will be held at the Rockdale Country Club Saturday, Oct. 2.
There will also be a silent auction on Saturday during the tournam- ment s ay s tournament chairman Ron Montgomery. Full Story
AWAY AT COLLEGE
ROCKDALE Austin January—Abilene Christian (football) Kortlin White—Mary Hardin-Baylor (football) Krysten Brooks—Texas-Arlington (track) Billy Gonzalez—Temple College (baseball) Lance Loewe—East Texas Baptist (basketball) Logan David—Blinn (football) Joe Sanders—Midwestern (football) Greg Chelf—Mary Hardin-Baylor (football) Emily Ammon—Sout Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
Friday—Open Date LADY TIGER VOLLEYBALL
4:30-5:30-6:30 Tuesday—at LaGrange, F-JV-V,
5-6-7 JUNIOR HIGH VOLLEYBALL
TIGER CROSS COUNTRY Saturday (Oct. 16)—Run by the
Lake in Somerville, 9:30 a.m. Full Story
JR HIGH VOLLYEBALL
Vs. Caldwell 7B lost 15-25, 13-25—Nelson served 2 points 7A lost 3-25, 25-19, 3-25—Madison Sieber served 6 pts, Julianna Juarez served 5 pts. 8B lost 20-25, 13-25—Victoria Cardona served 7 pts. 8A lost 25-20, 25-27, 19-25— Maxie Vann served 7 pts, Sloan Springfield served 5 pts. Full Story
Express announce new affiliation
Round Rock signs four-year agreement with Rangers
ROUND ROCK—Round Rock Express Baseball Owner and CEO Reid Ryan announced Sept. 16 a four-year player development agreement with the Texas Rangers Baseball Club as the organization’s Triple-A affiliate. The agreement begins immediately and runs through the conclusion of the 2014 season.
The Express had been the Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros since 2005. Full Story
Dawgs struggle but pull out victory in district opener
Thorndale defense comes to the rescue
THORNDALE—After averaging over 40 points a game on offense, it was time too see if the Thorndale defense could take center stage.
While the Bulldogs weren’t quite as explosive as usual, the defensive unit made sure it didn’t cost them anything in a 22-6 District 12-2A opening victory over Bruceville-Eddy at Bulldog Stadium Friday night. Full Story
Eagles hang tough before succumbing to Pirates
Milano suffers first loss of the year in see-saw affair
CHILTON—As 25-point underdogs, Milano wasn’t expected to put up much of an effort against a bigger and faster Chilton squad.
Because it gave the fiesty Eagles an opportunity to show that size doesn’t always matter. Full Story
Thrall shocks Lady Eagles; first loop loss since 2007
Milano’s district win streak stopped at 25 matches
The No. 2 Milano Lady Eagles hit a big bump on the road in Thrall Tuesday night as the No. 16 Tigerettes upset the Lady Eagles in straight sets 25-21, 25-21, 25-18, handing Milano its first district loss since 2007.
Thrall now stands atop the District 25-A standings at 6-0, while Milano (26-8) is second at 5-1. Full Story
Lady Dawgs still aiming for first district victory
Thorndale drops to 0-6 in district standings
It has been a tough go of things for the Thorndale Lady Dogs (5- 14, 0-6) volleyball team and with a tougher schedule, they will have to dig deep to get themselves out of the bottom of the standings in District 27-2A.
Thorndale hit the road to Lexington on Tuesday night and came out on the short end of things, falling 25-20, 13-25, 9- 25, 22-25. Full Story
Rubio, Gerren running wild for Tigers cross country
Rockdale runners Juan Rubio and Jacob Gerren continued to shine against some of the best runners in the state at the Cameron Invitational, with Rubio finishing eighth and Gerren 12th.
Rubio turned in a time of 16:23 on the three-mile course, while Gerren clocked in at 16:36. Don Graham of Copperas Cove was first with a time of 14:46. Full Story