Rockdale High Schools’ baseball field renovation is essentially complete. School trustees were told Tuesday the final walk-through was made earlier in the day. Full Story
Tourney this weekend at school
Gause girls junior high basketball teams w ill host a tournament on Friday and Saturday. On Saturday the youth group from Gause Baptist Church will be holding a silent cake auction at the gym starting at 9 a.m. Full Story
Who are those girls?
Lady Eagles bolt out to 3-0 in district Milano aiming for first playoff appearance in 12 years
MILANO—A quick gander at the District 27A standings might call for a double take for those who follow such things.
It would reveal that the Milano Lady Eagles (8-13) have an early lead and an unbeaten record to boot at 3-0 with just one more game to go in the first round of district play Full Story
A point of contention
Tigers drop first two district games by a total of two points Cagers play at home for first time in 42 days
After being on the road for the better part of six weeks, the Rockdale Tigers were hoping for friendly confines when they finally made it back to Tiger Gymnasium.
A disastrous third quarter resulted in a 52-51 loss to Giddings Tuesday night in a District 23-3A battle. Full Story
Still clinging to New Year’s resolutions?
I t’s almost February if you can believe it, which for most of us means those New Year’s resolutions are starting to get a little fuzzy
According to Time magazine, gym memberships go up by 60 percent in the month of January, but attendance is back to normal by mid-February. Full Story
Lady Tigers can’t handle Lady Buffaloes, Leopards
Rockdale still winless in league play
Falling behind early, the Rockdale Lady Tigers dropped a 65-28 decision to Giddings on the road Tuesday night.
The Lady Tigers now stand 6-17 on the season and 0-4 in District 23-3A.
With Smithville’s upset win over navasota Tuesday night, the Lady Buffaloes (11-12) take sole possession of first place in the league standings at 4-0. Full Story
Lady Dogs sitting pretty after first round of district play
Thorndale second to ranked Jarrell
The Thorndale Lady Dogs have dropped out of the most recent Texas Basketball Coaches Association poll’s top 25, but they are still sitting in second place in the District 27-2A standings after the first round of league play.
Thorndale (18-7, 6-2) is behind leader Jarrell and tied with Rogers for second place. Only the top three teams advance to the postseason. Full Story
Dawgs continue to roll
Keeping focused on making yet another playoff appearance, the Thorndale Bulldogs posted two impressive victories over the past week.
The Bulldogs improved to 18-5 overall and 5-1 in District 27-2A by blitzing Lago Vista 66-44 and Lexington 57-32 on Tuesday. Full Story
Eagles keep up the pace as district play begins
Milano rises to No. 10 in latest coaches poll
With District 27A play now underway, Milano’s real test has begun.
The No. 10 ranked Eagles passed their first and second challenge of league action with a 71- 31 road win over Thrall on Friday and a 66-32 victory over Georgetown Gateway on Tuesday.
The Eagles improve to 18-2 overall and 2-0 in district play. Full Story
Giddings 52, Rockdale 51
GIDDINGS (10-11, 1-1)—Becker
20, Marlow 13, Shamel 6, Ellison
5, Krause 3, Allee 3, Hutchison 2.
ROCKDALE (7-10, 0-2)—Skubal
8-4-21, Dean 5- 0-10, Brin Full Story
As part of Thorndale High School’s multi-media “Character Counts” program, students were offered a rare treat to view memorabilia of the late Thorndale native Lee Roy Caffey, who attained All- Pro status in the NFL as a linebacker for the Green Bay Packers. Full Story
3rd annual alumni baseball game Feb. 19
The 3rd Annual Baseball Alumni Scrimmage will be held on Saturday Feb. 19 starting at 11 a.m.
The cost is $10 and any person interested in playing in this scr immage needs to contact Denise Betchan at (512) 430-6150 at the athletic office. Full Story
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