SPORTS SHORTS


A LITTLE FISHY—Nathan Bishop (left) and Kandy Byrd of Milano get a handle on a pair of yellow cats they hooked in the Brazos River in Gause. Caught on tow lines, the catfish on the left tipped the scales at 72 pounds, while the one on the right weighed in at 42 pounds. A LITTLE FISHY—Nathan Bishop (left) and Kandy Byrd of Milano get a handle on a pair of yellow cats they hooked in the Brazos River in Gause. Caught on tow lines, the catfish on the left tipped the scales at 72 pounds, while the one on the right weighed in at 42 pounds. Rockdale goes 2-1 in Gatseville 7-on-7

GATESVILLE—The Rockdale 7- on- 7 team went 2-1 in the Gatesville Tournament.

The Tigers defeated Marlin 27- 13 and Moody 30-18 before being tripped up by Bremond, 40-21.

Against Marlin, Zach Garza, Daniel Brooks, Brandon Wright and Elijah Brooks accounted for touchowns receptions from quaterback Ethan Brinkley.

On defense, Daniel Brooks and Excell Nelson picked off passes.

Versus Moody, Cody Skubal scoredtwice,Garza,Austin Caffey and William Dean once as Clayton Gibbs saw some time at quarterback.

In the loss to Bremond, Skubal, Brooks and James David put points on the board, hauling in passes from Brinkley.


Skubal Skubal The Tigers are in Navasota Saturday.

Rockdale Tiger Sports Camp set for June 13-16

If you are looking for something to keep you busy during the summer months, the Rockdale athletic department has plenty to keep you occupied.

Come join the Tiger staff for four days of fun, competition and learning from June 13-16.

Athletic Direc tor Jef f Miller and his staff are eager to meet the f ut ure of t he Rockdale athletic program.

“Our annual sports camps provide an important building block for the championship level teams we are creating here in Rockdale,” Miller said. “We are hoping to prepare the younger kids for the junior high athletic program and the older kids for the high school athletic program.

“ The camps are also a great way for the kids to get to know the coaches that will be in charge of their high school sports careers. We look forward to working with your children.”


Miller Miller Instruction in softball, basketball and volleyball for girls and baseball, basketball and football for boys will be offered for students from third grade to ninth grade.

Camp instructors will be members of the Rockdale coaching staff. The objective of the camp is to provide professional instruction on the fundamental skills necessary for the sports involved.

Campers will need to wear comfortable T-shirts, shorts or sweats and athletic shoes to camp each day.

Cleats are optional for baseball, football and softball camps, but will not be allowed in the gym.

Entry fee is $25 per sport or $65 for all three sports.

Applications can be picked up at the athletic office and for more information, contact Miller at 430- 6150 or jmiller @rockdaleisd.net.

First annual alumni golf tournament set in July

The Rockdale Country Club Mens Golf Association is sponsoring the first annual Tiger Golf Team Alumni Tournament.

The tournament is scheduled for Saturday, July 30 at the Rockdale Country Club and all proceeds w ill go to the RHS golf team.

There w ill be a team draw party on Friday, July 29 at 7 p.m.

The format is a four-person scramble and the cost is $60 per person and includes cart, green fees and lunch.

Entry deadline is July 22.

Itisopentoanyonewho played on the RHS golf team, which dates back to 1965.

For more information, contact Allan Jones 512-760-8617, Russell Caffey 512-760-0320, Eddie Boyd 512- 760- 7551, Jeff King 512-430-0087.

First annual alumni tennis tournament set

The first annual RHS alumni tennis tournament has been scheduled for June 11 and 12.

The cost is $15 per person and there will be two divisions, varsity for the advanced player and junior varsity for the casual player.

It will be held at the city and junior high tennis courts, with singles and doubles divisions in men, women and mixed.

The deadline to enter is June 3.

If you do not have a partner for doubles and would still like to play doubles, one will be randomly selected for you if someone is available.

For more information please contact Sarah Warner @ 512-430-6056 or Email swarner@rockdaleisd.net

TISD summer sports camp dates announced

THOR NDA LE— Dates have been announced for summer sports camps at Thorndale ISD.

Dates and camps are: Girls and boys tennis, June 6-9; volleyball, June 6-9; girls and boys basketball, June 13-16; baseball and softball, June 20-23.

Each camp cost $30.

For more information, call Thorndale High School at 512- 898-2321.

Pony League Dawgs set fresh beef raffle June 26

THOR NDALE—The Thorndale Dawgs 11U Pony baseball team will be holding a fresh beef raffle.

A 1/4 processed and packaged steer and a new 120-quart cooler will be held June 26, with tickets going for $5 each or five for $20.

Money raised is to help our All- Stars with expenses with traveling to tournaments held in Laredo and Burleson and hopefully the World Series that will be held in West Virgina.

For more information, contact Lori Fisher by email or phone 214-717-1698.

Team Gaines takes first at Memorial Day golf

A local team led by R ick y Gaines and daughter Jessica Gaines captured the annual Memorial Day 4-ball tournament at the Rockdale Country Club.

The Gaines, along with Monroe Jungman, Floyd Byrd, Frank Rubio and Patrick David fired in a 12-under-par 60 to take the trophy.

Two teams tied for second at 61: Micah Lehmkuhl, Gus Coelho, Eddie Boyd, Mark Michulka, Billy Galbreath and a team consisting of Scott Tyson, Tucker Tovar, Joe Tovar, Art Tovar, David Ling and Lamar Harrison.

Finishing with a 62 was the team of Steven Caf fey, A my Korenek, Brady Nelson, Sherri Nelson, Dude Matous and Willis Brewer.


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