Get your cake, eat it too
Annual auction raises nearly $8,000 for athletic fund
A gym full of eager bidders and a pantry full of tasty baked goods was the perfect recipe for a successful evening.
The 12th annual “Meet The Tigers” cake auction was held Friday night in Tiger Gymnasium and it raised $7,925 for the athletic program, the most since 2008 when almost $10,000 was raised. Full Story
Behind senior QB Ethan Brinkley and a new OC, Tigers plan to rev it up this season
The Rockdale Tigers were forced to pass last season out of necessity.
When they take to the air this year, it will be for the velocity.
Like most of the civilized football world, the Tigers have gone NASCAR, which in the latest football vernacular means move at a rapid pace, just like Dale Jr. around the track at Talladega. Full Story
Lady Tigers hosting fourth annual spiker tournament
Blue grinds up Granger Tuesday night
On the brink of suffering defeat on the road, the Rockdale Lady Tigers rallied for a 25-19, 23-25, 20-25, 25-16, 15-7 victory over Granger Tuesday night.
With the win, the Lady Tigers improve to 4-10 on the
Pool play begins at 11 a.m. on Thursday and then tournament play at 9 a.m. on Saturday. The Championship game is set for 3 p.m. Saturday. season. Full Story
Shooting Stars promise to show Milano new air show
Eagles possess seven-game win streak against Waco school
MILANO—Craig Jentsch and his Milano Eagles will open up their 2012 campaign on Friday night as they host the Waco-Texas Christian Academy Stars at Pruett Field.
Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.
Jent sch sa id he look s for the Stars to go to the air a lot, something that might hinder the Eagles’ inexperience secondary. Full Story
Bulldogs return to Class A ranks will be hosted by No. 10 Pirates
New Thorndale QB Schaefer faces tough first test
THOR NDALE—Despite the fact that they are dropping back down into Class A, Thorndale will be welcomed back by a stern test as they battle No. 10 Chilton on the road in the season opener.
Chilton, one of the most consistent programs in Class A, will get a good look at new Thorndale quarterback Riley Schaefer, who is charge of running the Bulldogs’ up tempo offense. Full Story
After another second place finish, Lady Eagles move up to No. 8
Thorndale takes the week off, will play in Rockdale
Another tournament, another second place trophy and now, a No. 8 state ranking.
The Milano Lady Eagles (10- 3) reached their second straight championship match of their second tournament over the weekend, but fell to No. 4 Iola in the Lady Bulldogs’ invitational.
Milanoisnowrankedinthe top ten of the Texas Girls Coaches Association’s Class A state volleyball poll. Full Story
Three decades of watching from the sidelines
While desperately searching for something to fill this space this week, I stumbled upon the fact that as of this week, I have been doing this foolishness for 30 years. Full Story