Area players named to all-academic state teams
Coaches choose top diamond student athletes
Five area athletes who are set to begin their college careers have been named to the Texas High School baseball Association’s All-State Academic team.
Rockdale’s Zach Garza, Cody Skubal and Ty Kirk were selected for the squad along with Thorndale’s Dillon Irwin, who was salutatorian of his graduating class last month with a 100.5 grade point average. Full Story
64 DAYS UNTIL KICKOFF
Big Blue tabbed second in district behind Navasota
According to Texas Football, Rockdale’s new district home is going to suit them just fine and the pigskin bible sees the Tigers as a playoff worthy team in 2012.
Rockdale is tabbed as the runner-up in shiny new District 18-3A behind perennial league champions Navasota and all-state quarterback Kadarius Baker. Full Story
Cooler Rockdale Open served up July 25-29
The 33nd edition of the Rockdale Tennis Open is scheduled for July 25-29 at the Veterans Memorial 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
A SHOT AT LEARNING
Devon Whitsel (left), Brayden Burns and Jace Robinson participated in the track portion of the iTigers summer sports camps held on the Rockdale High School campus. Full Story
Summer sports mostly your own business... now
I t’s hard not to notice the flurry of activities that take up most of our summer these days, even right here in Rockdale.
Over two hundred kids per day have taken instruction in a variety of sports all over the RHS campus.
But if you’re a parent with school age kids, I’m not telling you something you don’t already know. You parent chauffeurs, I mean. 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. Full Story
PERFECTLY CUTE—The Camo Cuties captured first place in the Rockdale Girls Softball Association Tball division with a perfect record of 10-0. Full Story