Lady Tigers open district with wins
The L ady T igers sof tba ll team means business and have jumped out to 2- 0 in District 23AAAplayafterdefeating Smithv ille and Navasota in the opening week of league play. They are now at 6-3 on the year.
RHS 15, Smithville 0
The Lady Tigers hit the road Tuesday night to snag a district win over Smithville 15-0 in six innings. Full Story
I BLEED MAROON
There’s a little Blue Devil in me during March
During March Madness I usually seem to find myself wearing more blue than maroon. Ever since I was introduced to college basketball by my dad and brothers I have been a Duke Blue Devils fan.
I love the program, I love Coach Krzyzewski (Coach K to us loyal fans), heck, I even love watching their mascot. Full Story
RHS opens loop with 8-3 loss to Smithville
Rockdale opened the District 23AAA campaign Tuesday night with an 8-3 loss to the “other” Tigers of the Smithville variety.
Smithville 8, Rockdale 3
Nine RHS errors were a factor in the district- opening loss to Smithville as SHS scored 8 runs on just 5 hits. Full Story
BACK IN ACTION
Spring break is over and there’s a full slate of spring sports on tap for Rockdale High School athetes, Rockdale High School’s mixed doubles team of Dylan Carter and Ginny Flores await th Full Story
Rotary’s scholarship golf scramble set here April 9
Rockdale Rotary Club’s annual Mike McFalls Memorial Scholarship Scramble golf tournament will be held Saturday, April 9 at Rockdale Country Club.
Homer Mowdy, director, said entry fee is $70 and includes green fee and two mulligans. A maximum 72 players will be entered.
Registration will start at 8:30 a.m. and tee time will be 9:15 with a shotgun start, he said. Full Story
Giddings track results ‘buffaloed’
The Rockdale Reporter would dearly love to print the results of the March 11 Buffalo Relays in Giddings.
If any exist, that is.
Rumor has it the Rockdale Tigers won the boys division of the relays but 11 days of trying to uncover results has proved about a difficult as pole vaulting with a baseball bat. Full Story
KEY CUTTER–Caldwell native David Key led a posse of 24 professionals that stampeded the first annual Milam County Pro-Am Team Roping presented by the Milam County Cowboy Church. Full Story
Area players named to all-state, all-region basketball teams
Several area basketball players have been named to honor teams by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches released last week.
Milano’s Jaxson Robinson and Dominique Messer, along with Mumford’s Aubrie King and Matt Williams were named to the All- Region squad for Class A Division I boys. Full Story
Masons hosting 4-D barrell race Saturday
Rockdale Masonic Lodge will host a 4-D barrell race starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 26 at Rockdale Fair Park, spokesperson James Powell announced. Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
Tuesday—at Giddings, JV-V,
LADY TIGER SOFTBALL Saturday—LaGrange, V, 9 a.m.
Tuesday—at Giddings, V,
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Lady Eagles open district play
Milano knocks off Granger in loop opener
MIL ANO–With the turn of the season comes softball in full swing. The Milano Lady Eagles (3-11-1, 1-1) opened up District 27A play over the week on a positive note.
The Granger Lady Lions came in ranked No. 20 and went home spanked in the 27A opener for both teams on Friday as Milano won 17-7 in just six innings. Full Story
Milano baseball to start 27A play Friday
MILANO–After just six warm up games, the Milano Eagles baseball team will begin District 27A action as they host Holland on Friday. Second year head coach Jayce Rasberry said that not getting a lot of games in before district starts is something you get used to in a small school that is successful in more than one sport. Full Story
Lady Dogs drop game to No. 3 Rogers
THORNDALE-The No. 25 Thorndale Lady Dogs (8-10, 3-3) had their hands full with No. 3 Rogers on Tuesday night at home, losing 18-1 in five innings.
Senior Kim Leschber absorbed the loss, striking out four and walking five Lady Eagle batters.
The Lady Dogs held on to a 1- 0 lead after two innings but errors plagued them in the top of the third. Full Story
Thorndale almost upsets state champs
THORNDALE–It was almost upset central at Bulldog Field on Tuesday night as Thorndale came up just short against No. 3 and defending AA state champ Rogers, losing 2-1.
The game had to go into an extra frame for the decision. The Bulldogs took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the fourth, but Rogers answered back with a run its own in the top of the fifth. Full Story