Rockdale Junior High football and volleyball players can begin picking up their equipment on Friday, Aug. 12 with practices to begin on Tuesday, Aug. 23.
Football equipment will be issued on Friday, Aug. 12 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. for eighth graders, while the seventh graders can receive their equipment from 10 to 11:30 p.m.
Junior high players may purchase their own football cleats, but they must be black.
Practices begin Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 7 to 8:50 a.m. for seventh graders and at 2:51 to 4:40 p.m. for eighth graders.
Volleyball equipment will also be handed out on Friday, Aug. 12 for the eighth graders from 8 to 9 a.m. and the seventh graders from 9 to 10 a.m.
Practices begin Tuesday, Aug. 23.
Seventh graders will practice from 6:45 to 8:50 a.m. and eighth graders from 3:40 to 5 p.m.
Roberts named to state academic team track
Recent Rockdale graduate Chelsea Roberts has been named academic all- state in track by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.
Roberts graduated 11th in her class with a 3.66 grade point average.
Roberts competed in the 100 and 200-meter dashes for the Lady Tigers.
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 Director Jeff Miller and his staff are eager to meet the future of the 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 you nger k id s for the junior h ig h at h let ic 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.”
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 War- ner at 512-430- 6056 or email email@example.com.
Pony League Dawgs set fresh beef raffle June 26
THORNDALE—The Thorndale Dawgs 11U Pony baseball team will be holding a fresh beef fundraiser.
The drawing for a quarter 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 the 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 at 214-717-1698.
Strength and condition program offered
Deron Clay is offering a performance strength and conditioning program for college football players.
For more information, contact Clay at 512-376-0664.