Bridge City pitches Tigers out of baseball playoffs
Cardinals shut out Rock hitters in area round
NEW CA N EY—Rockda le entered its area-round series with Bridge City having scored in double figures in four of its last six games.
The Bridge City pitching staff put an end to the Tigers double vision. Full Story
Rule changes needed to keep sports fresh
Whenever some talks about changing the rules in a professional sport, I am always reminded of James Naismith’s 13 original rules of basketball.
Here’s just a couple of examples from the 1891 journal.
There was a jump ball after every basket. Granted there wasn’t a whole lot of scoring in the peach basket days. Full Story
Dawgs mine silver at state track meet
Brinkley, Rubio eighth for Tigers in events
AUSTIN—Always the crowd pleasers, Thorndale wanted to leave the 17,693 in attendance at Mike Myers Stadium with a little something to remember.
In a photo finish free-for -all in the 1,600-meter relay, Bulldog anchor man Steven McKendrick pushed his way into a silver medal behind East Bernard by 20/100ths of a second, 3:22.38 to 3:22.58.
Godley was third at 3:22.75. Full Story
2012 RHS ATHLETIC BANQUET AWARD WINNERS
Here are the boys athletic banquet award winners: front (left to right)—Ethan Brinkley (MVPfootball), Ty Kirk (offensive lineman, golden glove, Dan Yezak), Reggie Hamilton (Dawson scholarship), Full Story
Area players top all-Brazos Valley basketball squad
Rockdale, Milano well represented on Eagle’s team
The 37th edition of the Bryan- College Station Eagle’s All-Brazos Valley basketball team had a distinct Milam county flavor to it. Full Story
Grass Bash volleyball tourney served May 19
What: 4 on 4 Grass Volleyball Tournament
W ho : You , your grandpa’s cousin’s uncle’s nephew—anybody!
When: May 19, 9 a.m.
Where: RHS Football Practice field
Why: Booster Club fundraiser and to play some Volleyball Full Story
BOYS TRACK & FIELD RECORDS
Discus—Freddie Cates, 186-3 in Hearne in 1997.
Shot put—Dexter Wesley, 59-73/ in Austin (University of Texas) in 1988.
Long jump—Larry Jackson, 24-3 in Caldwell in 1988.
Pole vault—Paul Joseph, 14-6 in 1975, and Forrest Goss, 14-6 in Brenham in 1984.
Triple jump—Sonny Givens 48-5 in Austin in 1994. Full Story
GIRLS TRACK & FIELD RECORDS
Discus—Angela White, 133-10 in Brenham in 1980.
Shot put—Angela White, 43-03/ in Del Valle in 1980.
Long jump—Brandy Williams, 18-13/ in Brenham in 1993.
Triple jump—Crystal Anderson, 37-0 in Brenham in 2001.
High jump—Brittany Frei, 5-4 in Navasota (District Meet) in 2010. Full Story
STATE TRACK MEET SCRAPBOOK
Above, Rockdale’s Juan Rubio checks the scoreboard after the 3,200 while cooling off. Full Story