White was major cog in Tiger glory days
If you wanted someone to get you somewhere in a hurry, you had to look no further than Garry White.
The speedster White was a major cog in leading the Tigers to state championships in football (1976) and track (1977).
White passed away Saturday night after battling lung cancer. He was 51. He was 51. Full Story
Tigers win in a Dannybrooks
Junior running back outduels star LaGrange receiver to revive Blue
Friday’s game between Rockdale and LaGrange was whittled down to a high-powered staring contest between the Tigers’ Daniel Brooks and the Leopards’ Brandon Wilkerson.
It was a matter of which player was going to win the game for his team.
Wilkerson blinked. Full Story
Fitzhenry happy to be in Giddings
Successful coach changed his mind about moving on
When it comes to making decisions on the football field, Derek Fitzhenry is usually one step ahead of the game.
But, when the Giddings coach was forced to make a decision that would have taken him and his family to a new location, he mulled over it for almost a week. Full Story
Second group of Hall inductees span decades
From Laurence to Eanes and all points in between
This is the second in a series
of articles on the 13 athletes
who will be inducted into the
Rockdale Sports Hall of Honor
Nov. 5. The public is encouraged
to attend the banquet
which will be held at the high
school cafeteria beginning at
Sub-Tigers split with LaGrange
THURSDAY: The junior varsity
and freshmen Tigers host
Giddings with the first game
beginning at 5 p.m. The junior
high Tigers travel to Giddings
with the first game starting at
WHERE THEY PLAY
TIGER FOOTBALL Friday—at Giddings 7:30 p.m.
JUNIOR HIGH VOLLEYBALL
TIGER CROSS COUNTRY Saturday (Nov. 6)–Regional
Meet, Humble Atascocita
MILANO FOOTBALL Friday—Snook at Somerville,
MILANO VOLLEYBALL Full Story
JR HIGH VOLLEYBALL
Vs. Giddings, 7B lost 13-25, 23-25—Madison Sieber served 6 pts. 7A lost14-25, 15-25—T’Keyah Sandles served 2 aces. 8B won 25-20, 16-25, 15-11— Lexis Garcia served 9 pts, Holly Vargas served 4 pts. 8A lost 25-13, 23-25, 16-25— Bethany Miller ser ved 8 pts, Velma Mitchell had 5 kills. Full Story
Lady Tigers close out with win
The Rockdale Lady Tigers closed out the 2010 season on a high note with another victory over Navasota.
The Lady Tigers end the year at 8-23 overall and 2-10 in District 23-3A play.
In a struggle, Rockdale battled back from behind for a 19-25, 20- 25, 25-19, 25-20, 15-11 win. Full Story
Lady Eagles fall to Thrall, await playoff possibilites
Fayetteville or Snook await Milano
MIL A NO—In a long, hardfought match in front of a packed house at Geneva Paceley Gym on Saturday the No. 19 ranked Milano Lady Eagles fell to No. 4 Thrall in the District 25A finale for Milano. Full Story
Lady Dogs finish off regular season
THORNDALE-The Lady Dogs finished out their 2010 volleyball season on a couple of low notes.
Thorndale fell to No. 10 Rogers on Tuesday night at Bulldog Gym; that coming after having to forfeit Friday’s game against Lexington due to a conflict with officials.
Thorndale finishes its first Class 2A season since 2001 at 1-13 in District 27 and 6-21 overall. Full Story
Dog runners move on to regional
CAMERON—The Thorndale cross countey team competed at the District 27- AA meet where they placed fourth behind host and champion Cameron.
The team does not advance to the regional meet, but Dillon Irw in placed 10th and will be moving on to the next level. Full Story
LINEMAN OF THE WEEK
Senior LeRaven Clark graded out highest among Tiger linemen Friday night. Full Story
Eagles keep hope alive with strong second half showing
Return of Sanders boosts Milano after halftime deficit
MIL A NO—Milano had put itself in the tenuous position that the Eagles were forced to look down the barrel of three mustwin games.
That site has now been adjusted to two.
In the first such challenge, the Eagles bested the Bartlett Bulldogs 38-28 at Pruett Field on Friday night in a key District 13A matchup. Full Story
After big loss to Eagles, Dawgs must win last one
Thorndale hopes last game of the season isn’t ‘last game’
THORNDALE—The Thorndale Bulldogs last scheduled game is Friday evening.
The Bulldogs are hoping that won’t be the last time they play this season.
After being toppled by No. 5 Lexington 36-9 Friday night at a jam packed Bulldog Stadium, Thorndale must defeat Franklin on the road this Friday to earn a playoff position in its final game of the season. Full Story