Twenty years later, it’s still the biggest upset
This weekend marks the 20th anniversary of the biggest high school football upset I ever witnessed in the 32 years I covered sports.
It was a strange game then and its strangeness has only grown in memory over the last 20 years.
It was so bizarre that, appropriately, the game ended in a 22-22 tie. Full Story
Thorndale, Milano grab up tourney gold
Area squads getting a jump on the season
A couple of area teams that are in a rebuilding mode are tak ing no pr isoners when it comes to holiday tournaments.
Milano breezed to the Dime Box Tournament championship while Thorndale grabbed up the Granger tournament hardware. Full Story
Evil incarnate comes to Tiger Gym
There he was. Much to the contrary, he didn’t have a pointy tail or a pitchfork grasped in a cloven hoof.
But there he was. Full Story
Rebuilt Lady Dogs roll
2010 LADY TIGER CLASSIC
With six sophomores and a freshmen on the roster, you would have expected this season to be a rebuilding year for the Thorndale Lady Dogs.
Saturday’s victory in the championship game of the Lady Tiger Classic proves that rebuilding permits are at an all-time high. Full Story
Lanier fights back for win
Trailing by double digits at halftime, Austin Lanier decided it was time for them to dictate the pace of the game, which meant finding out how good a shape they were in.
The Vikings had little trouble in sprinting up and down the court and posted a 44-point second half to push them past Dripping Springs 69- 63 to nab the 2010 Tiger Classic. Full Story
Milano’s Sanders named MVP on District 13 team
Eagles land eight players on first team
Following in a long line of standout Milano quarterbacks, Thomas Sanders proved he was up to the task and may have even propelled himself to the top of the list with the kind of year he just turned in.
Sanders was rewarded for his efforts by being named the District 13A most valuable player for 2010. Full Story
Lexington, Yoe one step away from finals
Both teams could punch their tickets this Saturday
Should Lexington and Cameron arise victorious this Saturday, both schools will be making a return engagement to the championship ring, one successful, one looking for redemption.
Just one win separates Rockdale’s neighbors from a chance at a state championship. Full Story
‘ARMY STRONG’–The Rockdale Tigers football team were named the Class 3A ‘Army Strong Team of the Week’ for their come from behind victory over district opponent Caldwell Full Story
Rockdale 52, Allen Academy 22
ALLEN ACADEMY (3-1)—Myles Lovings 11, Trevar Mayon 6, Gao Peng 5.
ROCKDALE (5-3)—Michael Tindle 2, Cody Skubal 19, J.J. Lewis 4, Ethan Brinkley 12, William Dean 2, Derek David 8, Austin Evans 4, Leraven Clark 1. Allen 9 0 10 3—22 Rockdale 15 14 9 14—52 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. Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
TIGER BASKETBALL Thursday-Friday-Saturday—Franklin
Tournament Tuesday—at Columbus, F-JV-V,
LADY TIGER BASKETBALL Thursday-Friday-Saturday—Franklin
Tournament Tuesday—Sealy, F-JV-V, 5:15-
JUNIOR HIGH BOYS Thursday—Giddings, 4:30 p.m.
JUNIOR HIGH GIRLS Thursday—at Giddings, Full Story
AWAY AT COLLEGE
ROCKDALE Austin January—Abilene Christian (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—Southwestern (cross country) Full Story