Thorndale opens district with gritty win over Flo
Dawgs put an end to minilosing streak
Coming off a couple of games where they struggled on offense, the Thorndale Bulldogs made the decision to focus on defense to open up their district schedule.
The scheme worked perfectly as the Bulldogs limited Florence to four points in the fourth quarter in a 46-34 District 27-2A opening victory over the Buffaloes Monday afternoon at Bulldog Gymnasium. Full Story
Lady Tigers get their Goats
Cagers win despite shooting, rebounding struggles
They didn’t shoot particularly well, free throws weren’t falling and their rebounding was spotty.
But when you adopt a winning attitude, things seem to work out for the best.
The No. 23 Rockdale Lady Tigers sprung out to a large lead and then hung on for a 46-38 victory over Groesbeck Friday night at Tiger Gymnasium. Full Story
T’was the night before brisket, and slaw through the house...
Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house,
Half our creatures were stirring, half were sleeping on my spouse;
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
In hopes that our cat Max would not rip, shred and tear;
The Girl was nestled all snug in her bed,
While visions of the Renaissance Festival and You Tube danced in her head; Full Story
Athletic Hearne hurries past Tigers on the road
Turnovers costly in lopsided loss
HEARNE—Turning the ball over 30 times and shooting 23 percent from the floor is a lethal combination when facing an athletic team like Hearne.
The Eagles took full advantage of Rockdale’s miscues in a 69-44 Tiger loss Friday that stopped Rockdale’s three-game win streak. Full Story
Milano makes it an even dozen with Weimar win
No. 14 Eagles run winning streak to eight straight
MILANO—The No. 14 Eagles basketball team took down two more opponents over the week, stretching their current winning streak to eight.
The Eagles are now 12-1 on the season.
Milano was able to squeak past Weimar on Monday night 40-35 at Geneva Paceley Gym. Full Story
No. 9 Lady Dogs roll over two more district hoop opponents
Cagers improve season mark to 16-1
THORNDALE—The No. 9 Lady Dogs continue their roll over district opponents, downing two more over the week in 27-2A play.
The Lady Dogs w ill take a break until the annual Thorndale Shootout on Dec. 27-28.
Thorndale (16-1, 3-0) took out Florence on Monday night 58-22 at Bulldog gym. No statistics were turned in for this game. Full Story
Lady Eagles drop a pair
Milano’s Lady Eagles (4- 7) faced some tough competition over the last seven days, falling to both Normangee and Iola on the road.
The team now takes a break during the Christmas holidays, not playing again until the Brazos Christian tournament on Dec. 29-30. Full Story
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