Johnson excited to be returning to RHS
Former Tiger standout comes from Lockhart
Andre Johnson has been waiting for the right opportunity to find his way back home and the time was finally right.
The former Rockdale standout, who has been a coach at Lockhart for the past six years, was approved by the board on Monday night as was his wife Carla (also a 2001 RHS grad), who will teach Math. Full Story
WAY OUT WEST
Gonzalez finds a baseball home in the Canyon
CANYON—Wherever he has gone, there has always been something about the way Billy Gonzalez threw a baseball that made coaches see his potential and feel like they needed to be around it.
His near perfect game a couple of months ago is proof of that. Full Story
It’s not too late to enjoy RISD summer sports camp
Despite the fact that it is already underway, it’s not too late to get in on the fun of the RISD summer sports camps.
The camps began June 4, but that is just the first session, and all camps are for second through seventh graders.
The second session begins June 11 and goes through the 14th and includes baseball and softball instruction. Full Story
Longevity in marriage is generational
Tis the season for June brides, flying rice and layer cake, having just returned from the wedding of the season between Paige Allen and Travis Sheffield.
If family history is any indication, Paige and Travis will have a long and lovely life together.
Her grandparents, Vernell and Ernest Schneider, just celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.
60! Full Story
CHAMPIONS TO A 'T'
CHAMPIONS TO A ‘T’—The Cleveland Indians were the champions of the competitive T-ball division of the Rockdale Youth Baseball Association. Full Story
After 30 years, Cass finally holes one out
MARLIN—Patience is not normally a virtue in golf, but in this instance it certainly was.
Avid Rockdale golfer Kyle Cass was playing in the Heart of Texas Tournament at Battle Lake Golf Club when she recorded what all golfers strive for, on the 85-yard, par-3, hole No. 3—a hole-in-one. Full Story
Second annual alumni golf tourney set July 28
The Rockdale Country Club Mens Golf Association is sponsoring the second annual Tiger Golf Team Alumni Tournament.
The tournament is scheduled for Saturday, July 28 at 1 p.m. at the Rockdale Country Club and all proceeds will go to the RHS golf team.
There w ill be a team draw party on Friday, July 27 at 7 p.m. Full Story
T’dale Diamond Dawgs sets Saturday fundraiser
Thorndale Diamond Dawgs 8U Girls Coach Pitch softball team will hold a bake sale Saturday, starting at 8 a.m. at Thorndale Meat Market, according to Jami Becker, spokesperson.
They will also be selling sausage wraps and bake sale items at the red light intersection in Thorndale.
“We are raising money to cover tournament expenses for the playoffs,” Becker said. Full Story
Bastrop State Park to host free fishing Sat.
TPWD has expanded its learn to fish program
BASTROP—The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department wants to make it easier for Texans to go fishing and this year has renamed and expanded its learn-to-fish initiative to include dozens of special springtime events being held at 13 state parks throughout Texas. Full Story