Lady Tigers enter playoffs on well-timed hot streak
Girls face postseason having won five of last six
The Rockdale Lady Tigers have taken their usual place in the state playoffs, now they are poised to bust through that first round barrier.
The 15-9 Lady Tigers make the playoffs for the seventh time in the past eight years and 14th overall in the 19-year history of the program. Full Story
Constant communication fuels Tiger duo
Sarah Warner says that Ginny Flores and Nick Gonzalez can’t keep their mouths shut during matches—but in a good way.
The Rockdale tennis coach points out that a big part of the Rockdale duo’s success in their drive to the UIL state tennis tournament has been the gift of gab. Full Story
Area athletes spread out for regionals
Come Friday, area athletes will be scurrying all over the state of Texas to continue the dream of going to Austin and participate in a state meet.
The state track meet is May 11-12 at Mike Meyers Stadium on the campus of the University of Texas.
Rockdale will ship off 12 athletes to the regional track meet, April 27 and 28 at Turner Field in Humble. Full Story
ROCKDALE Emily Brinkley—Shot put*, discus Juan Rubio—1,600*, 3,200* Stephen Schneider—Shot put* Josh Pelzel—Shot put Benito Costillo—800- meters Deja Gibbons—100-meters Edricka Burns—200- meters Kartavious Burton—400- meters Sprint relay—Deja Gibbons, Edricka Burns, Emily McCoy, Haley Wright THORNDALE Full Story
Tigers rise above league log jam
Blue makes first playoff trip since 2009
NAVA SO TA— Wit h playoff scenarios and tie-breaking possibilities swirling all around them, the Rockdale Tigers didn’t lose focus of the fact that, oh by the way, they needed to win. Full Story
Golf team falls in state bid
WILLIS—The Rockdale golf team’s streak of going to the state tournament will have to remain frozen at two.
Despite leading the field after the first day, the disappointed Tigers failed to qualify for state, finishing fourth at the regional tournament at Panorama Village Golf Course last Thursday. Full Story
THANK YOU, COACH TUTTLE
THANK YOU, COACH TUTTLE—Former Milano High letterman jacket, baseball hat and signed baseball. Full Story
St. Paul hosts annual Field Day
THORNDALE—These are the results of the St. Paul Lutheran School’s annual Field Day held April 13 in Thorndale. Nine schools competed in traditional field events that were split into boys and girls divisions. Full Story
PERFECT PITCH— Peggy Pratt did the honor of throwing out the first pitch at the third annual Milano Athletic Booster Club’s alumni softball tournament held Saturday at MHS. Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
TIGER BASEBALL Saturday—at Burnet, Noon Monday—vs. Groesbeck at Rosebud-Lott, 6 p.m. LADY TIGER SOFTBALL Thursday—Thrall, 5 p.m. Saturday— Columbus at Bastrop Cedar Creek, 3 p.m. TIGER TRACK Friday-Saturday —Regional Meet at Turner Stadium in Humble MILANO TRACK Full Story
Rockdale 12, Navasota 1 Rockdale 204 420—12 12 1 Navasota 100 000— 1 3 2
W-Pounders (5-1). L-Neumann. 2B-Kirk (R). 3B-Kirk (R). Records— Rockdale 16-11, 4- 6; Navasota 5-12, 2-8.
Highlights: Kirk 3-4 2B 3B 5RBI; Gibbs 2-4 4RBI; Brinkley 3-3 4R.
Thrall 11, Milano 6 Thrall 141 302 0—11 Milano 000 114 0— 6 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