Third session of iTigers camps begins Monday
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 second session concluded June 14 and included baseball and softball instruction.
The third camp sessions kicks off June 18 and lasts through the 21st and is strictly basketball.
All camps are for second through seventh graders. Full Story
PITCH & CATCH
It’s June. It’s 100 degrees. That can only mean one thing—football, right? While waiting for the 7-on-7 state tournament next month, area schools including Rockdale, Cameron, Thorndale Full Story
Finals matchup features Lone Star deja vu
I remember the first time I saw Kendrick Perkins play basketball.
It was in the semifinals of 2001 Class 4A state tournament against Hereford.
So impressive was he, that I remember turning to my friend Scott Kaiser of the Houston Chronicle and saying, “We are watching the first pick of the NBA draft in three years.” Full Story
First class Hall of Honor Owens-Wright dies
All-State basketball player led Tigerettes to state tournament
Basketball seasons don’t come any more exciting than the one Rockdale’s Tigerettes had in 1957-58 and a 5-foot-10 scoring machine named Kirby Owens was right in the middle of the action.
Owens-Wright passed away Thursday, June 7 at her home in Granite Shoals. She was 71. Full Story
SHOCKING CATCH—When Pearce Loth of Rockdale joined Dean and Bradley Betak of Thorndale on a fishing trip in Brushy Creek near Thorndale recently, he was not expecting to land this critter. Full Story