Jerman’s gamble on the gray flannel horse is paying off
indy Jerman fell in love with the spotted gray yearling the minute she laid eyes on him that day in 2009 at Sam Houston Park’s annual quarter horse sale.
While other serious bidders fell by the wayside, Jerman picked him up for $5,000— which is the limit she put on herself in the first place. Full Story
Tiger 7-on-7 team qualifies
Win at Navasota sends Blue to state tournament
NAVASOTA—With just one more tournament left on the spring schedule, the Rockdale 7-on-7 team went ahead and qualified for the state tournament, putting such petty annoyances behind them.
In the second-to-last tournament, Rockdale earned a trip to state by bashing Bremond 39-17 at Rattler Field in pool play scenario.
Cameron also qualified for the state tournament. Full Story
Coaches U-Haul report running out of ink
June is just around the corner, so that means it’s okay to start talking about football, where opening kickoff is a mere 91 days away.
(Eds note: Texas Football hits the news stands June 21.) Full Story
Brinkley chosen for first-team all-district
Tigers place 10 players on allacademic team
After raising his batting average nearly 300 points from last season, Ethan Brinkley was named to the first-team of the 23-3A all-district baseball team.
Brinkley, who hit .104 last season, batted .402 and led the Tigers in hitting and runs batted in with 28 and was named as an outfielder. Full Story
MVP—Weston Wick (Sr., LaGrange) Offensive MVP—Tanner Luna (So., Caldwell) Co-Defensive MVP—Jacob Malek (Sr., Navasota), Justin Neiser (Sr., La Grange) Tri Newcomer of the Year—Matt Lemon (So., Caldwell), Trey Supak (So., La Grange), Kyle Schmidt (Fr., Smithville) 1st Team 1B—Mason Becker (Sr., Giddings); 2B—Colton Smith (Sr., Smithville); SS—Tanner Frit Full Story
27A All-District Baseball MVP—Lane Hobbs, Jr., Thrall and Bubba Luna, Sr., Bartlett. Offensive MVP—Toby Sanders, Jr., Milano. Defensive MVP—Tra- vis Tidwell, Jr., Granger Newcom- er—Michael Ornelas, So., Thrall Full Story