Kovar re-hired after leaving Normangee
Tigers make room for former offensive coordinator
John Kovar, who resigned as head football coach at Normangee after less than two months on the job, has been rehired by the RISD.
Kovar will coach at the junior high level, replacing Seth Jordan who moved to Hutto after five years here. Full Story
Milano’s Tyson Arledge just missed out on a trip to the National Finals Rodeo when he finished fifth in calf roping at the Texas High School State Finals Rodeo in Abilene. Full Story
Tigers’ Stewart named to coaches All-State team
Versatile senior was major cog in Tigers’ resurgence
Graduated senior John Stewart has been named to the Texas High School Coaches Association All-State baseball team.
Stewart was placed on the third team as a second baseman although the versatile glovesman played several different positions for the Tigers. Full Story
UIL inching ever closer to all-inclusiveness
Last week, the University Interscholastic League’s legislative council standing committee on athletics, passed the proposal to expand the playoff field for all Class 3A and Class 2A team sports.
Apparantly, there weren’t enough 1-9 teams in the football playoff bracket to suit them, so they upped the medioracrity level. Full Story
LADY MAGICIANS—The Thorndale Lady Dawgs participated in the Austin Lady Magic summer basketball tournament and won first place, defeating Class 5A Cedar Park in the final round. Full Story
Rockdale Open set July 25-29
The 33nd edition of the Rockdale Tennis Open is scheduled for July 25-29 at the Veterans Memor ial Park tennis courts.
The youth portion of the tournament will be held July 25-27 and features seven separate categories for players aged 10 thru 18, including singles, doubles and mixed doubles. 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
Joe Sanders among honor roll athletes
WICHITA FALLS—Midwestern State University placed 50 student-athletes on the Lone Star Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll released by league of f icials Thursday.
The list includes Joe Sanders, Mustang football wide receiver, a junior, son of Allen and Shelley Sanders of Rockdale. Sanders is majoring in business. Full Story