It’s time to start getting ready for the 2011 season

Equipment to be issued Aug. 1 at field house

Jeff Miller is preparing to enter his sixth round of twoa days as Tiger head coach. Jeff Miller is preparing to enter his sixth round of twoa days as Tiger head coach. While this is only late June, there are a couple of important dates that potential Tiger football players need to keep in mind.

Equipment will be issued at the field house on Monday, Aug. 1, beginning at 7 a.m. sharp.

That will be followed by the first day of practice which is set to begin at 8 a.m. and continue until noon.

Beginning the next day, Tuesday, Aug. 3, practice will be held from 7 to 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. until noon.

The practice of Aug. 6 will mark the Tigers’ first practice in full pads.

While the opening day of the regular season is Friday, Aug. 26, when the Tigers travel to House Park in Austin to take on Eastside Memorial for the 7:30 kickoff, Rockdale has a couple of scrimmages set up before then.

The Tigers go to Elgin on Saturday, Aug. 13 at 11 a.m. for their first scrimmage and then on Thursday, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. will host a three-way scrimmage with Robinson and Lexington.

The annual “Meet the Tigers” social and cake auction will take place Monday, Aug. 16 at 6 p.m. in Tiger Gymnasium.

Volleyball is set to start on August 1 as well.

All participants must bring their own t-shirt and shorts for the first few days.

Workouts will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. and noon to 3 p.m. This will continue through Aug. 6.

Third-year coach Jason Williams encourages everyone to arrive 15 minutes early.

A high school volleyball parents meeting will be held Thursday, Aug. 4 at 6 p.m. at the high school gym.

The Lady Tigers will scrimmage on August 6 against Luling and then open the season by traveling to Granger on Tuesday, August 9 fora5p.m.match.

A volleyball camp will be held July 25-28 from 9 a.m. to Noon and then 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the new high school gym. The cost for the camp is $75 and must be turned in by July 21.

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