Brinkley, Caffey lead Tiger all-district picks
Big Blue places six players on first-team
While Rockdale reached new heights in its passing game in 2010, two players made a particular impression on District 23-3A coaches.
Quarterback Ethan Brinkley and receiver Austin Caffey led a pack of Tiger players named first-team all-district. Full Story
The Last Waltz: Living in a state divided
COLLEGE STATION— While it is still up in the air whether Thursday’s Texas-Texas A&M game would be the last, it certainly had a air of finality about it.
Never has the “saw varsity’s horns off” portion of the Aggie war hymn had more ironical meaning.
Heisman Trophy winners Earl Campbell and John David Crow were in attendance. Full Story
Lady Tigers enter own tournament having fun at 6-1
Defending champion Thorndale comes in unbeaten
If things go as planned, there could be a slam-bang finish to the 2011 edition of the Lady Tiger Classic.
Host Rockdale and defending champion Thorndale are on a collision course, occupying opposite ends of the brackets which could lead to a backyard brawl. Well, maybe a backyard barbecue between two neighbors. Full Story
Tigers suffer through a second helping of Duck
Rockdale falls to Taylor twice in span of a week
Whether at home or on the road, the Rockdale Tigers can’t seem to solve the Taylor Ducks.
The Tigers (1-2) couldn’t overcome a difficult night shooting in falling to the Ducks 50-37 on the road last Tuesday and suffered the same fate Tuesday night at home by nearly the same margin 45-33. Full Story
Lady Eagles hope to build on last season’s playoff success
First-time head coach Howell takes over team with plenty of potential
MILANO— Milano’s Lady Eagles basketball team is building on last year’s playoff appearance and are doing so with its fourth coach in the last five seasons.
Katrina Howell takes over the reigns this season in her first varsity head coaching job after being an assistant under last year’s head coach Virginia Beard. Full Story
Bitter taste of playoff loss fueling Eagles’ redemption
‘Every time this group walks on the floor, they expect to win’
MILANO—There’ s still a bitter taste in the mouths of Eagle basketball players when you mention last year’s 48-35 regional quarterfinals loss to Evadale that ended the then No. 5 ranked Milano’s season.
Evadale advanced all the way to the state tourney, but that’ s beside the point. Full Story
Lady Dogs move to 6-0 with rout of Rosebud
THOR NDALE—TheNo .14 Thor ndale Lad y Dogs kept their undefeated st reak going as the y defeated Roseb ud- Lott83 -23 Tuesd ay nig ht at Bu lldo g Gym . The victory moves Thorndale to 6- 0 on the season.
KristenButterwor thle ad a parade of 10 Lady Dogs players who score d in the rout w ith 15 points, followed by Katy Bransom with 12 Full Story
LASSETTER LETTER— Former Rockdalian Jacey Lassetter signed a letter-of-intent to play softball with Southern Arkansas University, located in Magnolia, Arkansas. Full Story