Mustang loss was 2010 lowest point
Lackluster effort caused Tigers to take stock
Rockdale’s 10-7 loss to winless Madisonville last season was much more than a black mark in the loss column, it was a wakeup call.
The Tigers’ lackluster effort caused coaches and players alike to take stock at the halfway point in the season. Full Story
Well, it’s goodbye to Texas Uni-versity
Be careful what you wish for... The nano-second that DeLoss Dodds put pen to paper on the deal with ESPN that gave the Longhorns their own television network, signaled the death knoll for the Big 12 or, the Pure Prairie League as I like to call it. Full Story
Hill over Dale
Scoreless second half dooms Tigers in loss to pesky Panthers
L IBERT Y HIL L — A ny t ime you take on Liberty Hill with that monotonous mis-direction offense, it becomes almost a hypnotic battle of wills.
Rockdale wanted to pass, the Panthers wanted to run... and run and run and run.
In the end, run won. Full Story
Lady Tigers prepare for rigors of district ledger
Spikers aim to improve on past league finishes
Rockdale’s volleyball has had its final tune up game before District 23- 3A begins this weekend.
The Lady Tigers fell on the road to Taylor on Tuesday night at the new THS gym 22-25, 19-25, 20-25.
The team is now 6-15 on the season. Full Story
Eagles run roughshod over Indians
Milano faces hard charging Chilton as tuneup for league opener
MILANO—The Milano Eagles remain unbeaten on the year as they defeated the Giddings State School Indians 51-0 on Thursday at Pruett Field.
The Eagles (4- 0) came out a little flat against the Indians allowing the visitors to earn two of their three first downs in the first possession of the game. Full Story
Miller accounts for 6 TDs as Dawgs break Bremond
No. 19 Thorndale set to face Bruceville-Eddy in district opener
BREMOND—With district play on the horizon, it’s important that a team’s confidence level remain high.
After Friday night’s performance, Thorndale’s belief in itself is off the charts.
Accounting for over 330 yards of offense and six touchdowns, quarterback Tyler Miller was unstoppable as the Bulldogs walloped Bremond 48- 7 at Tiger Stadium. Full Story
No. 24 Lady Dogs pull up even in district play
After road win at Academy, fall to No. 19 Lago Vista on Tuesdsay
The No. 24 ranked Thorndale volleyball team fell on the road to No. 19 Lago Vista on Tuesday night 16-25, 18-25, 22-25 in the tough District 27-2A play.
They are now 2-2 in league play and 19-9 on the season.
Lady Dogs’ head coach Lisa Coelho said Lago Vista is a hard hitting team, but she saw positive things from her team. Full Story
Lady Eagles perfect in district
17th ranked spikers handle Gateway, Bartlett on road
Milano’s Lady Eagles, now ranked No. 17 in Class A volleyball polls remain unbeaten in District 25A at 4-0 with wins over Georgetown Gateway and Bartlett over the week.
The team is now on a five game winning streak and now 18-8 on the season.
The L ady Eagles defeated Georgetown Gateway in straight sets 25-5, 25-4, 25-8 at Geneva Paceley Gym on Tuesday night. Full Story
Tiger frosh remain perfect after trimming Panthers
THURSDAY: The junior varsity and freshmen Tigers travel to Madisonville with the first game beginning at 5 p.m. The junior high Tigers host Madisonville, with the first game starting at 4:30 p.m. Full Story
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. Full Story
AWAY AT COLLEGE
ROCKDALELe’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)Meagan Hearn—Marion (Ala.)Military Institute (softball)Tyler Wri Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
TIGER FOOTBALLFriday—Madisonville, 7:30 p.m.LADY TIGER VOLLEYBALLFriday— Caldwell, District Opener(F-JV-V), 4:30-5:30-7Tuesday—at Smithville(F-JV-V), 5-6-7TIGER CROSS COUNTRYThursday—at Navasota, 1:30p.m.Monday—at Cameron, TBAJUNIOR HIGH FOOTBALLThursday—Madisonville, (7B,7A, 8B, 8A), 4:30-5:30- Full Story
LIBERTY HILL 27, ROCKDALE 20
At left, Clayton Gibbs rises above the crowd to try and snag a pass. Above left, sure-handed Cody Skubal hauls in one of his three touchdown catches. Full Story