Williams gets a little closer to home
Former Rockdale star P.J. Williams has moved a little cloer to home, taking a coaching position at Holland, according to mother Robbie.
Williams, who now lives in Temple, spent a year at Sealy in his first coaching stop and will be the head baseball coach for the Hornets, his first love. Full Story
Smithville has an awakening
Tigers put up 41 points against ranked Caldwell
A funny thing happened on Barry Field Friday night.
A Smithville team that had managed just 55 points all year long, found the offensive manpower to post 41 points against a squad that had allowed just 40 in 2010.
Now, the Tigers finally succumbed to the No. 6 Hornets by the inflated score of 59-41, but it signaled an awakening of sorts. Full Story
Navasota hands Tigers fourth straight loss in district opener
New look Rockdale unfortunately produced the same old result.
The Tigers showed a spark and a few new offensive wrinkles which didn’t seem to faze Navasota in the Rattlers’ 36-7 district opening victory Friday night at Tiger Field.
Rockdale dips to 2-4 on the season with its fourth straight defeat, while traveling to 0-6 Smithville Friday. Full Story
Lady Tigers sack Rattlers to rack up first loop win
Blue spikers jump out early then hold on
The Rockdale Lady Tigers captured their first league victory after defeating Navasota Friday night.
Rockdale was tripped up by Caldwell Tuedsay night and is 7-20 on the year and 1-6 in District 23-3A play.
The Lady Tigers battled past Navasota 25-23, 25-19, 21-25, 28-26 at Tiger Gym. Full Story
Rutter ruts up four TDs as Dawgs bounce back
Thorndale leaves the sting of loss to Rogers behind
THORNDALE—Talk about getting back on the horse.
The Bulldogs galloped back onto the field after their 20-point loss to district frontrunner and No. 12 Rogers last week to the tune of a 54-6 pummeling of Jarrell at Bulldog Stadium.
The Bulldogs improve to 6-1 on the season and are 2-1 in District 12-2A II, tied with Franklin for the third playoff spot. Full Story
Ranked Burton busts up Milano in district opener
31-point second quarter propels No. 16 Panthers
BURTON—The Burton Panthers handed Milano all they wanted on Friday night at Panthers Stadium, routing the Eagles 46-14 in the District 13-A Division II opener for both teams.
Milano is now 4-2 on the year and 0-1 in league play. Full Story
Eighth, ninth graders grab victories over Navasota
THURSDAY: The junior varsity
and freshmen Tigers host
Smithville with the first game
beginning at 5 p.m. The junior
high Tigers travel to Smithville
with the first game starting at
Milano nearing 10th straight playoff appearance, 30 wins
No. 19 Eagles can move into postseason with pair of wins
The Lady Eagles are getting back in a groove as they moved up two spots to No. 19 in this week’s Texas Girls Coaches Association poll and took care of two district opponents during the week.
Milano now sits at 29-9 on the season and 8-1 in District 25-A play. That is good enough for second behind league leading Thrall. Full Story
Bulldogs cross country team runs twice at Top
ROUND TOP—The Thorndale cross country team was back in action on Saturday in Round Top at the 15th Annual Festival Hill Meet.
The Bulldogs ran two teams, gold and maroon, with the gold team placing 11th and the maroon team 17th. Foster was first in the race which featured 159 runners. Full Story
JR HIGH VOLLEYBALL
At Brenham Tournament 7A Lost to Giddings 21-25, 23-25— De’Jhoria Davis served 3 pts, Sadie Springfield served 3 pts, Julianna Juarez had 2 kills. Lost to Magnolia White 21-25, 19- 25—Joli Carpenter 10 serve serving streak. Lost to Schultz 16-25, 14-25— Sadie Springfield served 4 pts. Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
TIGER FOOTBALL Friday—at Smithville 7:30 p.m. LADY TIGER VOLLEYBALL Friday—at Smithville, F-V-JV, 4:30-5:30-6:30 Tuesday—at Giddings, F-JV-V, 5-6-7 JUNIOR HIGH VOLLEYBALL Monday—at LaGrange, 4:30-5:30-6:30 TIGER CROSS COUNTRY Saturday—Run by the Lake in Somerville, 9:30 a.m. Full Story
Karl falls in third round in nationals
SAN ANTONIO—Milano’s Ryan Karl of the Cowboy Boxing Club lost in the third round of the PALS National Championships.
The loss leaves him in the top 16 of the 141-pound open men’s division in the nation.
Karl had defeated Jerrion Camphbel and Erik Castenada in the first two rounds before falling to Arturo Trujillo. Full Story
NAVASOTA 36, ROCKDALE 7
Clockwise at Left, the Rockdale defense—Cassius Moore (90), James David (18), Nosario Garcia (21) and Anthony Montoya (11)—recovers a Navasota fumble. Full Story