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King named MVP of Fayetteville Tourney

Aubrie King set a Mumford school record by scoring 45 points. Aubrie King set a Mumford school record by scoring 45 points. FAYETTEVILLE—After averaging 25 points a game—including a school-record 45 points—Aubrie King was named the most valuable player of the Fayetteville Tournament.

King, a freshman who lives in Milano, led No. 3 Mumford to the title by eventually defeating host Fayetteville 117-75.

In that championship game, the 6-foot-4 freshman was 15-of24 from the field, including 9-of- 15 accuracy from the three-point range, with 18 rebounds and eight assists.

In the Mustangs’ 101-55 victory over Anderson-Shiro Tuesday night, King pulled the trigger on 31 points, while snaring 11 boards, five blocks and seven assists. Milano’s Karl punches way to championship

SAN ANTONIO—Milano’s Ryan Karl, 18, won the South Texas LBC Championship in the men’s open 141-pound class at the South Texas Open Championships at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

Ryan Karl captured the 141-pound division at the Texas LBC. Ryan Karl captured the 141-pound division at the Texas LBC. Karl received a bye for the first day of the competition, then defeated Baraulio Martinez of San Antonio by unanimous decision.

Karl then defeated Ace’son LeSeure of Corpus Christi in the championship round, also by unanimous decision.

The south Texas champions will travel to Lubbock in January and is the first of a three part series to qualify for one of the remaining seven spots in the Olympic Trials to be held July of 2011. Sanders, Messer named to Class A all state team

The Milano Eagles’ Thomas Sanders and Dominique Messer were named to the Associated Press Class A All-State team.

Sanders, a senior quarterback who was recently named the most valuable player in District 13A, amassed almost 3,000 yards in total offense in leading the Eagles to an 8-4 record and only their second playoff victory in school history.

Messer, just a sophomore, led the Eagles in tackles with 121 stops from his linebacking position.

Both players were slected as honorable mention.

Engraved pavers still available for complex

It’s still not too late to purchase a personalized paver for the new RHS baseball complex.

These pavers will also be used on the walkway leading into the baseball complex.

This is an opportunity to permanently mark your support for Tiger Athletics and the Tiger Baseball Program.

The brick pavers are for sale for individuals to have their name or company engraved on your own personalized brick.

All funds received through the purchase of pavers will go toward future baseball projects in our attempt to make the Tiger Baseball Complex one of the top 3A facilities in the state.

The bricks come in two options. The first option is a (4 in. x 8 in.) brick that will hold approximately 4 lines of engraving with each line containing 15 characters. This option will require a $100 donation.

The second option is a (8 in. x 8 in.) brick that will hold 7 lines of engraving with each line containing 15 characters.

This option will require a $200 donation or more.

Contact Jarad Richards or Denise Betchan at 430-6150 if you wish to purchase a brick paver in support of Tiger athletics and Tiger baseball.

Athletic department collecting roundup toys

The Rockdale ISD Athletic Department is helping with Christmas Roundup this year and has a big box to fill in the office.

Please drop off toys, blankets or canned goods at our office in

204526A01 the Weight Room. You can email

dbetchan@rockdaleisd.net or call 430-6150 if you have questions.

‘Tis the season to share!


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