David breaks ankle, out for six weeks - Free Access
Rockdale linebacker Derek David broke his ankle last night while participating in a Fellowship of Christian Athlete volleyball game... Full Story
Midseason report card brings changes
Coaches are a hard headed lot and would rather take a sharp stick in the eye than admit that they were wrong or that something isn’t quit working out.
Take for example Les Miles at LSU or Mac Brown at Texas, who suddenly turned into Claude Rains (The Invisible
after the Horns loss to Oklahoma. Full Story
Tricky Thorndale fails to fool Rogers in loss
Ground game grinds Dawgs down late
ROGERS—Should anyone be curious as to what is hiding in the Thorndale playbook, look not further than Merk Field—that’s where the Bulldogs threw it all at Rogers. Full Story
Joining thousands, Thorndale to host Fields of Faith
Rapidly-growing event will be held at 400 locations around the nation
THORNDALE—Students from Thorndale ISD and other area schools will be joining thousands of other youth on athletic fields all across America on Wednesday, October 13, 2010, to share their Christian faith with fellow students during the seventh annual national Fields of Faith event. Full Story
RE ALIGNED REFRESHED REFOCUSED
After a week off, rejuvenated Tigers adjust attitude
Beginning Friday night, the Rockdale Tigers want to view the first half of their season in the rear view mirror. Full Story
Spikers drop two in loop to Giddings, LaGrange
Lady Tigers are swept by No. 6 ranked LaGrange
The Rockdale Lady Tigers were overwhelmed by No. 6 ranked LaGrange in straight sets Tuesday night on the road in District 23-3A action.
The Lady Tigers were swept 25-6, 25-10, 25-8.
Kathryn Dodd led Rockdale with three assists, while Jill Young pounded out two kills and Victoria Drake slammed a kill. Full Story
Eagles cure big city blues by dumping Del Valle JV
Milano takes to the road for district opener at Burton
DEL VALLE—On a week where the Eagles were supposed to be open, they faced a big school instead and won.
Milano (4-1) hit the road early last week with a Thursday night 39-14 victory over Class 5A Del Valle junior varsity at Veterans Memorial Stadium.
The Eagles’ win was their last tune up before they begin District 13-A Division II this week at Burton. Full Story
Steady scoring boosts 8th grade victory over Salado
Putting points on the scoreboa rd in ever y qua r ter, t he Rockdale eight graders held off a late Salado charge in a 26-16 victory.
Quarterback Dylan McCartney star ted t he T igers (2-1- 1) steady st ream of sc or ing with a 10-yard touchdown trip and after McCartney’s pass to Pearce Loth on the two-point conversion, led 8-0. Full Story
Family ties boost Lions win
With the first four teams separated by just two shots, a team led by the father-son duo of Eddie and Waylon Boyd walked away with the hotly contested championship at the 20th annual Rockdale Noon Lions Club Golf Tourna- ment.
The Boyds, along with Mark Michalka and Lisa Coelho, fired in a nineunder par 62 to take the first place prize. Full Story
Texans defeat Cowboys after all
GR A NGER—In their annual game against Granger, the Rockdale team proved that the Texans can beat the Cowboys after all.
The Texans have dominated the rivalry for the past six years and will get to keep their trophy for another season after grinding up Granger 39-0 in Youth Football League action. Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
TIGER FOOTBALL Friday—Navasota (DISTRICT
OPENER) 7:30 p.m. LADY TIGER VOLLEYBALL
4:30-5:30-6:30 Tuesday—Caldwell, F-JV-V, 5-6-7
JUNIOR HIGH VOLLEYBALL Saturday—Brenham Tournament
TIGER CROSS COUNTRY Saturday (Oct. 16)—Run by the 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
Lady Eagles fall again; plummet to 21 in polls
Thorndale digs out first district win
After dropping its first district game in three years, Milano (28-8, 6-1) lost again on Friday night to a non-district opponent, hence falling from No. 2 to No. 21 in the latest Texas Girls Coaches Association poll.
The Lady Eagles (28-8, 6-1) did get a bit back on track Tuesday night as they defeated Holland on the road to open up the second round of loop action. Full Story