One event synonymous with the holidays is a good ol’ basketball tournament and there were plenty in the area for cage fans to enjoy. Full Story
Bridging The Gap
As Sam Houston prepares to play for a national championship, no one is prouder than Rockdale legend Jack Kyle
HUNTSVILLE—Dressed sharply in a navy blazer and a beige Stetson cowboy hat, Sam Houston State football legendary tailback Jack Kyle sits in the Bearkat lounge at the Ron Mafrige Field House with his grandson on a sunny, but chilly afternoon. Full Story
Lady Tigers tip off league slate with new attitude
The Rockdale Lady Tigers have bolted out to their best start in years with a 13-7 mark.
But come Friday, when they step on the floor at Navasota to tip off District 23-3A play, veteran Rockdale coach Liz Galloway-McQuitter knows that shining mark means nothing. Full Story
Here are the pre-district
records of District 23-3A
Caldwell 3-15< Full Story
Tigers breeze past the field at Allen Academy
Blue cagers have already surpassed last year’s wins
While the Rockdale Lady Tigers have shown great improvement from last season, their brethren Tigers have also taken steps to improve on the previous marks.
The Tigers blistered host Allen Academy 48-32 Friday to take the Allen Academy Tournament in Bryan. Full Story
No. 10 Eagles rack up second tournament of the year at Lott
Jentsch, Messer named to alltournament team
The Milano Eagles have won another tournament and are ranked No. 10 in this week’s Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Class A Division I poll. The Eagles took the Rosebud-Lott tournament title last week, the third time in as many years. Full Story
N0. 9 Lady Dogs yank Yoe to grab district foot hold
Thorndale second at own tournament after upset
The No. 9 Thorndale Lady Dogs took second place in their won tourney over the holidays and started back to District 27-2A play on Tuesday night with an 51- 28 road victory at Cameron Yoe.
Thorndale (19-2, 4- 0) led by just three after the first quarter 9-6, but busted loose in the second, leaving the Lady Yoe in the dust. The Lady Dogs led 27-15 by halftime. Full Story
Rockdale 87, Austin KIPP Charter
KIPP—Tuck 14, Serrato 9, Cardenas 3, Cardenas 3, Gomez 2, Moran 2.
ROCKDALE (11-7)—Loth 14, Ford 13, Mitchell 11, David 11, Dean 10, Garza 9, Quinney 8, Skubal 5, Hamilton 4, Trujillo 2. Kipp 95712—33 Rockdale 24 25 16 22—87
Highlights: Loth 8 rbs, 2 blks. Full Story
RISD Booster Club selling property shirts
The Rockdale Tiger Booster Club is selling Property of Rockdale Ath. Dept. long sleeve t-shirts for $12 (sizes YS-3XL), sweatshirts for $15 (sizes YS- 3XL), and hoodies for $20 (sizes S-3XL). Add $1 per item for 2XL and $2 for 3XL.
These are dark gray with blue print outlined in white. Full Story
Bulldogs cut up Cameron to stay perfect in district
Thorndale uses first half cushion to stave off Yoemen
The Thorndale Bulldogs used a first half cushion to keep Cameron at arm’s length and remain unbeaten in District 27-2A with a 59-48 victory on the road Tuesday night.
The Bulldogs improved to 11- 5 on the season and are 2-0 in district play. Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
TIGER BASKETBALLFriday—Georgetown Gateway,JV-V, 5:15-6:30Tuesday—at Waco Methodist,V, 5 p.m.LADY TIGER BASKETBALLFriday—at Navasota (DistrictOpener), JV-V, 5-6:30Tuesday—Smithville, JV-V, 5:15,6:30JUNIOR HIGH BOYSThursday (Jan. 12)—Smithville,4:30Saturday (Jan. Full Story
Lady Eagles get back on track with win
The Milano Lady Eagles (6-8) are set to start District 27-A play on Friday as they travel to Holland. Milano was co-champions of the league last season and reached the post-season for the first time in 11 years.
First year Milano head coach Katrina Howell thinks her team is talented enough to compete for a playoff spot again. Full Story
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