Tigers prepare to unveil new look in Elgin
Overhauled offense, defense gets a look
In this first scrimmage of the season, Jeff Miller is normally gaging his team’s intensity level and enthusiasm for the game.
However, because of recent personnel changes and an overhauled offense and defensive scheme, there will be an elevated sense of urgency when the Tigers scrimmage Elgin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Wildcat Stadium. Full Story
Lady Tigers ready to bust loose
Team unity should boost team to successful season
Should the Rockdale Lady Tigers choose to pick a theme for the upcoming season, it most probably would be unity.
They are in this together.
With a cast of spirited veterans and an influx of talented newcomers, the Lady Tigers are poised to rise to the top of the volleyball ladder. Full Story
My little brother turns 50? Man am I old
My little brother turns 50 on Tuesday and despite the fact that I have already crossed over that threshold and am nearly four years older than him, I have never felt so old.
The first memory I have in life is bringing him home from the hospital. Full Story
Crawford captures national championship in 400-meter
Rockdale sixth grader was also second in the 100
NEW ORLEANS— When school begins in a couple of weeks and kids begin telling their “what I did on my summer vacation” stories, JaQuayln Crawford may have them all beat.
The Rockdale sixth grader blazed to a gold medal in the 400-meter dash and then added a silver medal in the 100-meter dash for good measure at the A AU Jumior Olympics at Tad Gormley Stadium. Full Story
Milano spikers find themselves in a rare ‘rebuilding’ season
King still expects to keep playoff streak alive
MILANO—In her 18th year at the helm, Milano veteran head coach Wendy King is in a “rebuilding” year so to speak.
Graduating five seniors and returning just three girls who have even worn a varsity uniform and introducing a new system, the Lady Eagles’ season will be interesting. Full Story
Lady Dogs looking to improve
Four starters are back to right the ship
THORNDALE—It was a rough 2010 season for then first-year head coach Lisa Coelho as she and her Lady Dogs’ were just 6- 21 on the year and 1-13 in 27-2A play. It was the first time Thorndale had competed in 2A since 2001.
This year should be better with four starters returning along with two lettermen. Full Story
Milano’s Ryan Karl wins state boxing open title
WACO—Milano’s Ryan Karl, a member of the Cowboys Boxing Club in Cameron was named state champion in the mens open 152-pound boxing division at the 2011 Games of Texas held at A.J. Moore Academy. Full Story
2011 RHS VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE
DATE OPPONENT FR-JV-VAR
Aug. 11 & 13 @ Copperas Cove Tournament TBA
Aug. 16 @ McGregor 5-6-7
Aug. 19 Moody 4-5-6
Aug. Full Story
AWAY AT COLLEGE
ROCKDALE Le’Raven Clark—Texas Tech (football) Sal Bishop—Mary Hardin-Baylor (football) Lance Loewe—East Texas Baptist (basketball) Logan David—Blinn (football) Billy Gonzalez—West Texas A&M (baseball) Joe Sanders—Midwestern (football) Greg Chelf—Mary Hardin-Baylor (football) Emily Ammon—Southwestern (cross country) Meagan Hearn—Mar Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
Saturday (Aug. 27)–Abilene Wylie,
LADY TIGER VOLLEYBALL Thursday-Saturday— Copperas Cove
Tuesday—at McGregor, (F-JV-V)
Saturday (Aug. 28)—at Hutto,
MILANO VOLLEYBALL Fiday-Saturday— Cameron
Tournament TBA Full Story