Oklahoma tenders an offer to Brooks
Sooners covet speedy Tiger running back
Oklahoma knows a great running back when they see one.
Steve Owens, Joe Washington, Greg Pruitt, Marcus Dupree, Billy Sims, Adrian Peterson.
Daniel Brooks would be delighted to add his name to that illustrious list after being offered a scholarship by the Sooners on Wednesday. Full Story
Tigers repeat at their own meet for the first time in 11 years
After stringing together five straight wins in 2010, it seems the Rockdale track team has simply passed the baton to 2011.
Posting 11 first place winners— including five from speedster Daniel Brooks—the Tiger thinclads sped past Cameron 160- 122 at the 53rd Rockdale Relays Friday on a perfectly sunny day to open the track season. Full Story
Area coaches moving and shaking
While the RISD just rewarded Tiger football coach Jeff Miller with a well-deserved two year contract, several area coaches are getting itchy feet and have either tried to move on or moved on altogether. Full Story
Luck runs out for Eagles in playoff loss to Evadale
Leng thy Rebels take advantage of missed shots
WILLIS—This time, there would be no last-second miracle shots, no wild celebrations at midcourt.
The No. 5 Milano Eagles were upset by a much taller Evadale Rebels team 48-35 on Wednesday night (March 2) in the regional quarterfinals at Wildkat Gym. Full Story
Tigers scrape up some offense in Elgin Tourney
Double-digit runs, double-digit hits produce wins
Struggling to find some offensive consistency early in this season, Rockdale showed some spark at the plate, doubling up in runs and hits against two pretty good baseball programs, Taylor and Liberty Hill at the Elgin Tournament.
The Tigers whipped Taylor 14- 13 and Liberty Hill 11-7, while falling to host Elgin 11-4 and Hutto 11-2 to stand 3-7 on the year. Full Story
District 27A DISTRICT MVP-—Jaxson Robinson, Milano, Senior* OFFENSIVE MVP— Dominique Messer, Milano, Soph.* DEFENSIVE MVP—Austen Stolte, Thrall, Soph. NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR—DeAndre Roberson, Thrall, Junior Full Story
SAL SIGNS—Rockdale’s Sal Bishop signed a letter of intent Tuesday to play football at Mary Hardin- Baylor in Belton. Full Story
Lady Tigers plow through the field for second place
Rockdale falls to host Taylor in championship
The Rockdale Lady Tigers surged to four wins to reach the finals of the Taylor Tournament where they lost to the host Ducks in the championship.
The Lady Tigers stand 9-5-1
To reach the finals, the Lady Tigers defeated Thrall 7-3, Burnet 3- 0, San Antonio East Central 12-0 and Groesbeck 8-3, while losing to Thorndale 8-3 and Taylor 10-2. Full Story
Lady Eagles chalk up first win of the season vs. Normangee
Turnage named to all-tournament team at Lexington
The Milano Lady Eagles got their first win of the season over the weekend at the Lexington tournament. Full Story
Czajkowski headed to powerlifting regional
Milano sophomore Jamie Czajkowski is headed to the boys regional power lifting meet on Saturday, March 12 in Riesel, according to Eagle lifting coach Sean Connor.
Czajkowski is heading into the meet and was the top ranked Class A lifter in the 181 pound weight class. Full Story
Bulldogs drop district opener to Florence
FLORENCE—The Thorndale Bulldogs opened up District 12- 2A play with a 13-3 loss to Florence.
The Bulldogs stand 6-3 on the season, while Florence improves to 9-1.
Thorndale was handcuffed by Seth Hallmark who fanned 11 batters in improving his mark to 3-0. Full Story
Former Tiger Wright to play football at Tarleton
GRANBURY—Former Rockdale Tiger Tyler Wright has signed up to play football at Tarleton State in Stephen- ville.
A four-sport star for the Tigers, Wright moved to Granb ury before his senior year when stepfather and former Rockdale coach Earl Gandy accepted a job there. Full Story
53rd Rockdale Relays
Shot put—1-tie. Clark, Rockdale & Brown, Navasota, 51- 8.5; 3. Bishop, Rockdale, 44-2; 4. Shelton, Buckholts, 40-2; 5. Long, Madisonville, 39-11.5; 6. Dorsey, Madisonville, 38- 6. Full Story