Tiger golfers bag third straight links crown
Blue produces 60- stroke cushion for runaway win
BRENHAM—Addition by subtraction.
Despite the fact that Rockdale added strokes to their total on the second day of competition, the Tigers were so far ahead, it was of little consequence.
The Tigers surged to an incredible 60-stroke victory to capture their third straight district championship and fourth out of the last five years at the 6,721-yard Brenham Country Club. Full Story
Lady Tigers foiled by late inning rally from Caldwell
The Rockdale Lady Tigers couldn’t hold on to an early lead and fell to caldwell 7-4 in District 23-3A action.
The Lady Tigers grasped a 4-1 lead heading into the fifth inning when the bottom fell out, with Caldwell (6-6, 2-2) posting three runs in the fifth and sixth inning to snag the 7-4 victory. Full Story
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BAD NEWS BRAVES—The Braves were just one of 28 teams that are looking to take some names as the Rockdale Youth Baseball League threw out several first pitches Saturday morning when 245 little l Full Story
The tantilizing tale of the ‘Naked Blue Golfer’
While it was the excheerleader Kathy’s side of the family that had their “whenever they feel like it” reunion this past weekend, it was I who was eager to reacquaint with a particular member of the Adams Family. (That’s right, the Adams Family).
He’s naked. He’s blue. He’s a golfer. Full Story
Tigers warming up for district
Brinkley doubles up in weight events again
CALDWELL—With the District 23-3A meet on the horizon next week, the Rockdale track team took one final warmup attempt, finishing fifth at the Happy Skrabanek Relays.
Host Caldwell ran away with the championship with 152 points, 70 points ahead of second place Cameron.
The Tigers totaled 69 points. Full Story
Tuesday games cancelled
Due to f lash f loods Tuesday night, both the Tiger baseball and Lady Tiger softball games with Navasota were cancelled.
Because it is Easter week, it’s unclear when the games will be made up.
Because of Good Friday, all District 23- 3A contests were moved to Thursday. There was a chance the cancelled games could be made up Wednesday, giving teams back-to-back contests. Full Story
Thorndale, Milano struggling for foothold in district play
Both teams aim for better play in second half
The Milano Eagles continue to struggle with its young roster this season, falling in two road games over the last week.
On Tuesday night, the squad fell 3-1 at Thrall.
Chance Pack absorbed the loss for Milano, giving up just three hits and fanning seven batters.
Toby Sanders and Tyler Prazak each doubled for the Eagles on the night. Full Story
Lady Dogs, Lady Eagles fight to stay in playoff contention
Thorndale snags road win at Florence Tuesday
The Thorndale Lady Dogs got back on the winning side things on Tuesday night, snagging a road win at Florence.
The Lady Dogs (3-7) fell hard on the road Friday, losing to Jarrell 12-1 in five innings.
Shelby Anders took the loss on the mound for Thorndale.
Anders was one of two at the plate with a triple. Skyler Sumner was also one of two. Full Story
Randall named one of top juniors in the nation
MAGNOLIA—Kylie Randall was named one of the Top 25 volleyball underclassmen players in the nation to watch by Volleyball Magazine.
The 6-foot-3 Randall will be a junior at Magnolia High School.
Randall, an outside hitter— has already committed to play volleyball at Ohio St. after her senior season of 2013. Full Story
Rotary scholarship golf tourney set for April 7
Rockdale Rotary Club’s 20th annual Mike McFalls Memorial Scholarship Scramble golf tournament will be held Saturday, April 7 at Rockdale Country Club.
Homer Mowdy, director, said entry fee is $70 a nd i nc lude s green fee and two mulligans. A maximum 72 players will be entered.
Registration will start at 8:45 a.m. and tee time will be 9:15 with a shotgun start. Full Story
Milano Lodge sets golf tournament April 14
MILANO–Milano Lodge #605 AF& AM will host its 11th annual four-man scramble tourney on Saturday, April 14 at the Cameron Country Club with tee time set for 9 a.m.
The tournament will benefit the group’s scholarship fund. Entr y is $ 40 per person and prizes will be awarded to first through third places. Mulligans are available for $5 each, limit four. Full Story
Thorndale booster club golf tourney set April 21
THORNDALE— The 2012 Thorndale Athletic booster club fund raiser golf tournament will be held Saturday April 21.
Cost is $80 per player or $320 per four person team. Entr y deadline is April 12.
There are also sponsorship opportunities. Please contact Kevin Keisling at 512-709-3717.
The tournament will be played at Star Ranch in Round Rock. Full Story
Sign up for Thorndale youth hoops by Apr. 27
THORNDALE—Basketball is a wonderful sport that requires a great deal of time and effort to improve.
By signing up to play in leagues, and camps, you are sending a positive message that you want to improve.
Deadline to sign up for the Thor nda le Yout h basketba ll league is April 27 and cost is $40 per player. Full Story
Paceley participates in basketball all-star game
MAYPEARL—Kalyn Paceley a senior at Franklin High School recently participated in the 13th Texas Roundup All-Star basketball game.
The Texas Roundup is considered one of the state’s most prestigious events, selecting the state’s top 24 boys and girls from Class 1A, 2A and 3A schools. Full Story
5th annual Tiger Booster Club tourney is May 5
Rockdale Tiger Booster Club will host its 5th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 5 at the Rockdale Country Club.
The one day tournament will include a crawfish boil.
Teams will be posted at 8 a.m. with the first tee off at 8:30. A sausage wrap lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Another tee off is set for 1 p.m. and the crawfish boil is set for 6 p.m. Full Story
Dawson scholarship softball tourney Apr. 28
A “crazy 16-inch” co-ed softball tournament to raise funds for the Germaine Dawson Scholarship Fund has been set for Saturday, April 28 at the girls softball complex off Bushdale Road in Rockdale.
Organizer Michael Bleeker said the deadline to sign up teams is 8 p.m. Friday, April 27. Full Story