Le’Raven named first team All-State - Free Access
David is second team, Brooks honorable mention
Moments after signing his letter of intent to play football at Texas Tech, Le’Raven Clark’s day just kept getting better after learning he was named first-team All-State by the Texas Sports Writers Association. Full Story
Alcoa says park land still possible
300-acre tract not completely off the table
Nearly six years ago, Alcoa reached out to the Rockdale community and attempted to give a little back to the town that had been so good to the aluminum company for over half a century. Full Story
Quote Le’Raven, Nevermore TIGER TRACKS—
Preferring to let his actions on the field speak for him, reserved Clark signs with Texas Tech
Okay, the first thing we have to know—what’s the story behind the name? According to Clark’s mother Anjelina Alcorn, she is no follower of Edgar Allan Poe, she was just fond of the name Raven. Full Story
The return of trash talking is quite refreshing
I am quite disappointed that the New York Jets are not playing in the 45th Super Bowl just up the road a piece at Jerry’s World.
Not that I am any kind of New York Jets fan, although I loved Joe Willie Namath when I was a kid and as a quarterback myself, I tried to emulate him in every way possible for a 14-year old boy. Full Story
Milano clinches playoff position Seize first postseason berth in 11 years
MILANO— The Milano Lady Eagles are headed to the postseason for the first time in 11 years.
The question is they don’t know what place they will finish in District 27A.
The girls defeated Granger on the road Friday to clinch a playoff spot. Full Story
Tiger-Yoe alumni game Saturday
Yearning for a taste of the good old days?
There w ill be a Rockdale- Cameron alumni football game, Saturday, Feb.5 at Tiger Field, beginning at 7 p.m.
The game pits former Tiger and Yoe players against one another in a full contact football game.
There will be players from all eras participating in the game dating back to the 1990s. Full Story
Reeling Tigers fall to 0-6 in district with loss to Leps
Poor start handcuffs Blue as second round of league begins
The Rockda le Tigers have reached desperation status as they opened the second round of district play with a 70-52 loss to LaGrange Tuesday night at Tiger Gym.
The Tigers, who have lost eight straight, sink to 7-14 overall and more urgently 0- 6 in District 23-3A.
LaGrange improved to 10-12 overall and remains in the playoff picture at 3-3 in district play. Full Story
Yoemen strangle Dawgs
Thorndale rebounds by handling Academy
CAMERON—There’s somethong about Friday nights and the Thorndale Bulldogs that don’t mix.
Fresh off a poor shooting performance last Friday against state ranked Jarrell, the Bulldogs continued their trend of flopping on Friday as they were trampled by Cameron 64-40 at Yoe Gym. Full Story
Milano keeps winning, rising in state stature
Streaking Eagles now No. 6 in Class A hiearchy
MILANO—Milano continues to win and in turn continues to rise in the statewide basketball poll.
The Eagles are ranked No. 6 in this week’s Texas Association of Basketball Coaches poll and are plowing through District 27A opponents.
Milano (22-2, 6-0) opened up the second round of 27A play on Tuesday night when they hosted Thrall at Geneva Paceley Gym. Full Story
It’s simple for Lady Dogs’ playoff plans: just win 0ut
Victory over Academy Tuesday is the first step
Thorndale’s playoff picture isn’t as clear as it was two weeks ago as the Lady Dogs have lost two out of their last four games.
They are now at (8-4) in District 27-2A play and (20- 9) on the season.
Jarrell leads the district and there are three teams tied for second place between Cameron, Rogers and Thorndale. Full Story
Ware, Sanders named to TSWA state teams
Thorndale’s Josh Ware and Milano’s Thomas Sanders were named to the Texas Sportswriters Association All-State teams.
Both were chosen honorable mention, Ware in Class 2A and Sanders in Class A.
Ware, who was a first-team pick as a defensive back in Class A a year ago and a pre-season first-team choice in 2010, made 45 tackles and picked off four passes. Full Story
Former Lady Tiger Walton earns nationals
CYPRESS—Former Rockdale Lady Tiger Kiera Walton finished in first place in the high jump by leaping 5-foot-5 at the Texas A & M Invitational and placed second in the Carl Lewis Invitational at the University of Houston. Full Story
Lady Tigers looking to end season on high note
LaGrange uses second half surge for victory
LaGrange used a 36-14 advantage in the second half to break open a tight game and hand the Rockdale Lady Tigers a 55-27 loss Tuesday night on the road.
The Lady Tigers drop to 7-20 overall and 1-7 in District 23-3A with two games left to play in the regular season.
Visha Henderson and Shalona Mitchell each hit five points to pace the Lady Tigers Full Story