2011: A LOOK BACK

TOP 10 EVENTS IN 2011

Here is a list of the Top 10 events of 2011 (in no particular order):

• Rockdale star Daniel Brooks transfers to Port Lavaca Calhoun.

• Ethan Brinkley’s touchdown and Markus Hayes’ conversion lifts Rockdale over Cameron 11- 10 to bring home The Bell.

• Milano’s Jaxson Robinson throws in a three-point bomb with 0.82 seconds remaining to clip Mumford in the area playoffs.

• Rockdale All-State lineman Le’Raven Clark signs up to play football for Texas Tech.

• Daniel Brooks runs to a gold medal in the 100-meter dash at the state track meet.

• The Rockdale golf team made its second consecutive appearance at the state golf tournament.

• Rockdale’s Juan Rubio earned a trip to the state cross country meet, the first Tiger athlete to do so since 2004.

• Eleven-year-old JaQualyn Crawford of Rockdale blazed to a national championship in the 400-meter dash at the AAU Junior Olympics in New Orleans.

• Rockdale quarterback Ethan Brinkley re-wrote the RHS record book for passing, including 444 yards and four touchdowns on 29 completions vs. Salado.

• Tiger All-State linebacker Derek David’s arrests for sexual assault and drug possession.


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