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Eagles to face Mumford at 1 p.m. Saturday
The No. 6 Milano Eagles (32-1) will face the No. 2 Mumford Mustangs (33-0) for at trip to the state tournament at 1 p.m. Saturday at New Braunfels Canyon High School in the Region IV-A championship.
The Eagles came from behind to defeat Port Aransas 62-53 in Friday`s regional semifinals. Mumford defeated Sabinal 68-49 in the other semifinal. Full Story
Milano eyes showdown with Mumford
Eagles soar to first regional since 1997
MADISONVILLE–No one can tell Milano that defense doesn’t win basketball games.
The No. 6 Eagles held No. 19 Dallardsville Big Sandy to just 11 second half points to earn a 50-41 regional quarterfinals win on Tuesday night at Mustang Gym and earned the school’s first trip to the regional tournament in 15 years. Full Story
Lady Dogs Denied
No. 3 Thorndale ends season at regional finals
SEGUIN—The Thorndale Lady Dogs just couldn’t come up with an answer to a quick, athletic Poth Pirettes squad, falling 51-39 in the Region IV-AA title game at Goldie Harris Gym on Saturday afternoon.
No. 9 Poth took down the Lady Dogs to earn a trip to the UIL state tournament March 2- 3 at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin. Full Story
Tigers aiming for a three- peat at home
Blue hasn’t won three straight since 2000
With one of the biggest fields in years (14 schools) the venerable Rockdale Relays will fire off the starter pistol for its 54th edition on Friday that will also open the 2012 track season.
The Rockdale Tigers will be aiming for their third straight Relays crow n, a feat t hey haven’t accomplished since 2000 at the end of a nine-meet Relays winning streak. Full Story
Basketball jerseys make the man
Mark Twain once said “ clothes make the man.”
(“ Naked people have little or no influence on society,” he continued.)
Easy for him to say. He wore the same seersucker suit and Mississippi string tie every day of his life.
I would agree with that on a certain level, putting my own special slant on it. Can a basketball jersey be considered clothes? Full Story
Burnet bags softball tourney; Lady Tigers whack Waco
Rockdale bangs out 17 hits in road win
The Rockdale Lady Tigers pulled out the whipping sticks Tuesday, punching out 17 hits in their impressive 12-2 victory over Class 4A Waco High on the road.
The Lady Tigers are 5-4 on the season.
Kayleigh Montelongo, Kayala Deary and Lisa Vest led the hit parade with each crushing home runs.
Montelongo added a double to ring up four runs batted in on the evening. Full Story
No. 1 Rockets retain crown
Tigers pick up win in Bell Rivals Classic
The Robinson Rockets owned the Bell Rivals Classic, earning the first three tournament championships, until last season, they were upended by Lucas Lovejoy.
Eager to regain their rightful crown and with Lucas Lovejoy nowhere to be found, the Rockets nuked Navasota 10- 0 Saturday afternoon at Tiger Field to capture the first place hardware at the fifth annual tournament. Full Story
Miller announces 2012 schedule
Tigers will battle Cameron, Taylor on the road
RISD Athletic Director Jeff Miller has announced the 2012 Rockdale Tiger football schedule and his squad will be forced to play its two biggest rival games on the road.
The Tigers will face Cameron (Sept. 14) and Taylor (Oct. 12) away from home in 2012.
Rockdale has not battled the Ducks since 2009, interrupting a 57-year streak. Full Story
2012 THORNDALE SCHEDULE 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
FIRST DAWGS—The Thorndale Dawgs 12U baseball team took first in the Super Series Select Pre-Season Bash held in Taylor this past weekend with a 5- 0 record. Full Story
DOUBLE UP— Rockdale netters Nick Gonzalez and Ginny Flores captured the mixed doubles chamionship at the Taylor Tennis Tournament. Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
LADY TIGER SOFTBALL
Tuesday—Liberty Hill, JV-V, 5-7
Friday—54th Rockdale Relays
Thursday—at LaGrange (Girls),
Friday—at LaGrange (Boys), Full Story
AWAY AT COLLEGE
ROCKDALE Emily Ammon—Southwestern (track) Le’Raven Clark—Texas Tech (football) Logan David—Blinn (football) Billy Gonzalez—West Texas A&M (baseball) Lance Loewe—East Texas Baptist (basketball) Joe Sanders—Midwestern (football) Meagan Hearn—Marion (Ala.) Military Institute (softball) Tyler Wright—Tarleton St. Full Story