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TEEING UP FOR CHARITY—(Left to right) Clayton Meyer, John Garza, Gilbert Garza and Jacob Garza fired in a score of 54 to win the 3rd annual Sandow/Three Oaks Diversity Council Charity Golf Tournament at Star Ranch Country Club. Eighty players helped raise $7,300 for the Red Cross of Central Texas. TEEING UP FOR CHARITY—(Left to right) Clayton Meyer, John Garza, Gilbert Garza and Jacob Garza fired in a score of 54 to win the 3rd annual Sandow/Three Oaks Diversity Council Charity Golf Tournament at Star Ranch Country Club. Eighty players helped raise $7,300 for the Red Cross of Central Texas. State champions need to contact athletic office

The 1976 state football champions and the 1977 state track champions will be included in this year’s Rockdale Sports Hall of Honor ceremonies.

All members of both squads are encouraged to come and be recognized at the banquet and at halftime of the Tigers home game with Giddings Oct. 28.

For those players who wish to attend, please contact Denise Betchan at the athletic office at 430-6150 so she can get a count of how many players are going to attend.

Football homecoming parade set for Oct.12

The Homec oming pa rade, sponsored by the Rockdale Tiger Booster Club, will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 5:30 p.m.

The parade lineup will begin at 4:00 p.m. behind the Rockdale Reporter on Bell Street.

The route will be from Bell to Bowser to Murray and end at the football field.

21st annual Lions Club golf tourney set Oct. 8

The Rockda le Noon Lions Club’s 20th annual scholarship scramble golf tournament will be held at the Rockdale Country Club Sat u rd ay, Oct. 8.

There will also be a silent auction on Saturday during the tournamment says tournament chairman Ron Montgomery.

Teams will be grouped by handicap in a men’s and women’s scramble. Entries are limited to the first 36 players and players 65 years or older will use the senior tees. Play begins at 9 a.m. and there is a sign up sheet at the Country Club.

Entry fee is $ 60 per player and includes a grilled hamburger lunch and prizes. Two mulligans are available for $5 each. All proceeds benefit the Lions local college scholarship fund.

Tiger discount cards now available for $10

Tiger Discount Cards are now being sold. You can get a card from a varsity football player or at Tisket-A-Tasket, Fabric Care Cleaners (233 Ackerman), Rockdale Building Materials or the Athletic Office.

The cards are $10 each and offer discounts at area business and restaurants.

RYBA set to elect board members on Sept. 26

Rockdale Youth Baseball Association will hold a meeting to elect board members for the 2012 baseball season.

The meeting will be held on Monday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. at Citizen’s National Bank community room. Anyone needing additional information, please contact Tom Loth at 512-760- 6151 or email tloth@classicbank.com.

Hunter education class offered Oct. 8 and 9

A Hunter Education Class will be held in Rockdale Oct. 8-9. The class will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 8 and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 9.

All classes will be held at the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department Training Facility in Rockdale. The course fee is $15 per student.

Contact Ron Green at (512)446- 4181.

Labor Day golf tourney scramble draws 41

Rockdale Country Club’s annual Labor Day golf scramble drew a turnout of 41 golfers, according to Homer Mowdy, golf activities director at the club.

First place team, with a 63 score, was comprised of Jeff King, Blake King, Billy Galbreath, David Akin, Dillon Akin and Tyler Pruett.

Two teams tied for second with scores of 65. One team was made up of Ben Ackley, Rickey Gaines, Willie Boyd and Lisa Coelho, and the other was composed of Richard Towns, Russell Caffey, Floyd Byrd, Kent Greenway and Jeff Turner.


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