Lady Tigers still in play for loop playoff position
Blanked by league leader LaGrange 4-0 Tuesday night
LaGrange pitcher Ariel Svec wasn’t getting much offensive backing from her teammates Tuesday night, so she decided to take things into her own hands.
With one stroke of the bat, the sophomore broke open a scoreless tie and provided enough runs for the league leading Lady Leps to get past Rockdale 4-0 at the Softball Complex and remain unbeaten in District 23-3A. Full Story
Fonde Gym was Rucker Park League South
I recently watched a superb documentary (on the Documentary Channel no less) on the history of the famous basketball mecca, Rucker Park in Harlem, New York.
Any serious gym rat knows the history of Rucker and the who’s who of players who have performed there. Full Story
Four-game skid has Rock baffled in district play
Suffer threestraight one-run district losses
After losing three straight one-run ball games, the Rockdale Tigers wouldn’t have to worry about any late-inning dramatics this time out.
Falling behind 7- 0 in the early going, the Tigers were subsequently blanked 11- 0 Tuesday night by District 23- 3A co-leader LaGrange at Tiger Field. Full Story
Tiger netters love mixed tradition
Fifth straight year a mixed doubles team earns regionals
BASTROP—Whether they knew it or not, Ginny Flores and Nick Gonzalez had tradition hanging in the balance as they moved through the District 23-3A tennis tournament at Tahitian Village Full Story
David, Pelzel visit Orange- White game
Rockdale’s James David and Josh Pelzel were two of the twodozen prospect ive recruits who visited the Orange-White game last Sund ay which closes out the Texas Long- horns spring practice.
The 6 - foot- 2, 225- pound David has already been offered a scholarship by the University of Oklahoma. Full Story
Thorndale, Milano playing out the string as season closes up
Two area softball teams are just playing for pride at this point with both Milano and Thorndale’s hopes of making the post-season all but gone.
The Lady Dogs are currently 3- 9 in District 27-2A play and ??? overall on the season after losses to Academy and Cameron over the week. Full Story
Golfers aid Rotary scholarships
Sixty-one golfers, playing in 11 teams in best-ball format, went to bat for the Rockdale Rotary Club’s scholarship fund Saturday at the country club.
“We had a great turnout and this was a good boost for our scholarship fund,” said Homer Mowdy, tourney director for the annual Mike McFalls Memorial Scholarship Scramble. Full Story
Eagles face losing skid
The Milano Eagles are in a five game losing skid with losses to district foes Holland and Georgetown Gateway over the week.
Milano (1-8, 1-5) played its first home game of the season on Tuesday night as they hosted Holland, and fell to the Hornets 10-8. Full Story
LaGrange 11, Rockdale 0 LaGrange 241 000 4—11 13 0 Rockdale 000 000 0— 0 4 3
W-Wick. L-Schneider (3-2). 2BFritsch, Supak (L), Garza (R). Records—Rockdale 14-9, 2-5; LaGrange 16-4, 6-1.
Navasota 6, Rockdale 5 Navasota 310 011 0— 6 11 3 Rockdale 011 021 0—5 9 1 Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
Friday—at Giddings, JV-V,
Tuesday— Caldwell, JV-V,
LADY TIGER SOFTBALL
Friday—at Giddings, V, 6
Tuesday— Caldwell, JV-V, 5-7
TIGER TRACK Friday-Saturday (April 27-28)—
Regional Meet at Humble
TIGER GOLF Wednesday-Thursday (April 18- Full Story
5th annual Tiger Booster Club tourney is May 5
Rockdale Tiger Booster Club w ill host its 5th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 5 at the Rockdale Country Club.
The one day tournament will include a crawfish boil. Full Story
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