Lady Eagles advance to regional quarterfinals - Free Access
Milano will face old rival RTC
LULING-It took four sets, but the Milano Lady Eagles volleyball team out lasted the Sabinal Lady Jackets 3-1 to win the area championship and advance to the regional quarterfinals for the third straight season. Full Story
Tigers are playoff bound - Free Access
Rockdale routs Caldwell; Milano gets in with win over Granger
With the entire season on the line, the Rockdale Tigers took control of their own destiny and defeated the Caldwell Hornets 38-15 Friday night at Tiger Field. That win, along with a Navasota victory over Giddings in another District 23-3A showdown, lifted Rockdale into the postseason for the fourth consecutive season. Full Story
It’s now or never
Tigers control their own destiny
The one thing that any team can hope for, is the right to be able to determine their own destiny.
Despite it’s disappointing record, Rockdale still has that luxury. All the Tigers have to do is whip old friend Caldwell at the friendly confines of Tiger Field Friday night in the final District 23-3A regular season game of the year. Full Story
Buffaloes herd past Tigers with 550 yards of ground control
GIDDINGS—When Rockdale and Giddings faced off against each other in both school’s first football game exactly 100 years ago, the forward pass was still six years in the future.
Despite the difference of a century that separates them from that seminal team, the Buffaloes still have no use for the play that changed the game. Full Story
Hall of Honor: This time it’s personal
I watched with great interest at last year’s Hall of Honor ceremonies as Master of Ceremonies (and I do mean master) Mike Brown took great joy in inducting his friends and classmates into the Hall.
This year, it’s my turn. Full Story
These guys are responsible for the construction of the ‘Golden Age’ of RHS sports
This is the last in a series
of articles on the 13 athletes
who will be inducted into the
Rockdale Sports Hall of Honor
Nov. 5. Full Story
Wyatt’s three scores winds up JV
THURSDAY: In the season finale,
the junior varsity Tigers travel to
Caldwell with the game beginning
at 6 p.m. The freshmen will
play the Iola JV at 6:30 in Normangee.
The junior high Tigers
host Caldwell with the first game
starting at 4:30 p.m.
Rubio runs to district cross country crown
Gerren is right on his tail as Tigers record 1-2 punch
NAVASOTA—Juan Rubio and Jacob Gerren have been following each other around all season long.
They continued that habit Wednesday as they once again finished 1-2, this time at the allimportant 23-3A District Cross Country Meet. Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
Friday—Caldwell 7:30 p.m.
LADY TIGER BASKETBALL Tuesday—at Snook (SEASON
OPENER), F-JV-V, 5:15
TIGER CROSS COUNTRY Saturday (Nov. 6)–Regional
Meet, Humble Atascocita
MILANO FOOTBALL Friday—Granger, 7:30 p.m.
TBA Full Story
Milano’s Grimes earns spot at regional run
Justin Grimes, a freshman at Milano, placed 9th at the district cross country meet and qualified for the regional meet held in San Antonio on Nov. 6.
Other runners included Julie Paniagua, Justin Grimes, Trevor Gage and Wynton Thomason. Full Story
Lady Eagles dispose of Snook in first round
Sabinal up next for 20th ranked Milano
CALDWELL—It wasn’t pretty but it was a win, as the No. 20 Milano Lady Eagles defeated the Snook Lady Blue Jays in straight sets in Class A bi-district action Tuesday night at Hornet Gym.
They now move on to face the Sabinal Lady Jackets on Thursday, Nov. 4 in Luling. Full Story
Engraved pavers available for new baseball complex
An exciting transition is taking place currently at the Tiger Baseball Complex.
As many of you have noticed, much-needed improvements are under way. Part of the construction plan will provide a plaza area that will consist of brick pavers.
These pavers will also be used on the walkway leading into the baseball complex. Full Story
JR HIGH VOLLEYBALL
Vs. Caldwell 7B lost 25-8, 25-15—Sadie Springfield 3 pts., Kylee Miller 3 pts. 7A lost 25-12, 25-7 8B won 25-18, 21-25, 15-9—Victoria Cardona 7 pts., Cheyenne Montelongo 5 pts. 8A lost 25-21, 25-20—Bethany Miller 4 pts. Full Story
COWBOY CASS—Longtime Rockdale rodeo rider Jerry Cass (left) won a saddle and a pair of boots at the Texas Senior Pro Rodeo Association rodeo at Wildfire Arena in Salado. Full Story
Second half lull dooms Dawgs—season done
Thorndale misses the playoffs for the first time in eight years
FR ANKLIN—When the new district realignments were announced in February, it was the consensus that in District 12- 2A II, a pretty good football team was probably going to be staying home come playoff time.
Unfortunately for Thorndale fans, that team is the Bulldogs. Full Story
Eagles hang in there, need one final victory
Win over Granger would propel Milano into post season
SOMERVILLE—Different year—different team—same scenario.
In 2009, the Milano Eagles were in a must win situation with their final home game and final game of the season—win and they were in the playoffs, lose and they would be starting basketball season. They lost that game in double overtime to Thrall. Full Story