Playoff games Tuesday for local teams - Free Access
Three local basketball squads will play postseason games on Tuesday, Feb. 21. Full Story
Lady Tigers set on another run
Perfect mix of veterans and newcomers
Up until the very last at-bat, the Rockdale Lady Tigers had to scrape and claw their way into the state playoffs in 2011.
They’re hoping that it might not be so dramatic this time around.
The Lady Tigers returned to their usual post-season routine last season, but had to hold off Caldwell in a third place playoff to do so. Full Story
Tigers two-game skid sets up playoff game
Will face Smithville again Friday in Giddings to decide playoff position
A funny thing happened to the Rockdale Tigers on the way to the state playoffs—they forgot how they got there.
While the Tigers once had hopes of at least sharing the district crown with Navasota, they have stumbled, including Tuesday night, as Smithville jumped out early and then poured it on as Tiger opportunity slipped away at the end in a convincing 67-49 victory. Full Story
Aiming For Austin
No. 6 Lady Dogs cutting a path to state
THORNDALE—The motivation is clear, the destination is near.
The No. 6 Thorndale Lady Dogs will face Edna in area round action of the Class 2A girls basketball playoffs at 6:30 p.m. Friday in Schulenburg as the state playoffs get underway. Full Story
Eagles waiting on opponent
Holland pushes No. 6 Milano to the brink
The No. 6 Milano Eagles wrapped up a perfect District 27A championship on Tuesday night in Granger, taking down the Lions 52-36.
The Eagles improved their overall record to 28-1 and finish 10-0 in league play and will now gear up for another post-season appearance. Full Story
Thorndale Point Guard Marlene Hall Keeps Rolling
Point guard Marlene Hall keeps things rolling for the Lady Dogs and is a defensive stopper and she’ll be counted on on both sides of the floor if Thorndale is to make a deep run in the state pl Full Story
Jentsch leads area players on All-Brazos Valley honor team
David, Skubal represent Rockdale in area’s best
Milano’s John Jentsch continues to rack up the post-season honors and was named first-team on the Bryan- College Station Eagle All-Brazos Valley squad.
Jentsch, who was a first-team All-State selection at two positions, was chosen first-team for Brazos Valley. Full Story
IRWIN HONOR— Former Thorndale star Brandon Irwin was recognized Saturday on senior day at Howard Payne. Irwin played his last home game with the Jackets beating the Schreiner 77-74. Full Story
Milano NHS sponsoring ‘Race to the Oak Trees’
MILANO—Milano High School’s National Honor Society and Student Council groups are joining together to sponsor the “Race to the Oak Trees Milano 5K” on Saturday, March 31.
Registration must be received by March 16to have your event t-shirt guaranteed. Registration will also be open until 8:30 a.m. on race day. Full Story
Rockdale booster shirts for softball on sale now
Rockdale Lady Tiger softball shirts are now on sale.
Short sleeve are $15, long sleeve are $20, and hoodies are $30.
These are available in youth and adult sizes.
Please send your orders and money to Denise Betchan by Friday, Feb. 10. Full Story
Fourth annual alumni baseball game Feb. 18
The 4th Annual Baseball Alumni Scrimmage will be held on Saturday Feb. 18 starting at 11 a.m.
The cost is $10 and any person interested in playing in this scr immage needs to contact Denise Betchan at (512) 430- 6150 at the athletic office. Full Story
Youth baseball holding signups every Saturday in February
Rockdale Youth Baseball Association will hold sign ups each Saturday through the month of February.
Leagues are available for ages 4-14. Tryouts are mandatory for all division except 4-yearold T-ball.
Cost is $60 per entry. Opening ceremonies are scheduled for Saturday, March 31.
Sign ups will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 18 at the RHS Gym. Full Story
Bulldogs playing their best ball with playoffs so near
Hempstead awaits in first round of Class 2A playoffs
A one-year absence from the state playoffs didn’t sit well with the Thorndale Bulldogs, so in the interim, they developed a cohesiveness that has served them well so far this season. Full Story