A visiting team hasn’t dragged The Bell home since 2005
Rockdale and Cameron are pushing this home field advantage thing to the limit.
As the two teams prepare for the 58th annual Battle of the Bell Friday at Yoe Field, the Tigers might take a page from the tennis venacular— they need to break serve to keep possession of The Bell— something they haven’t pulled off since the 1976-77 seasons. Full Story
Caffey grabs 10 passes, slips thru Burnet for 3 scores
In the early going of the 2012 season, Rockdale is glad to be balanced enough to take whatever the opposition presents them.
When Burnet clogged up the middle, the Tigers offered up Austin Caffey.
The tough-as-nails Caf fey turned in one of the best performances for a receiver in RHS history in leading Big Blue to a 24-17 victory over Burnet Friday night at Tigerland Field. Full Story
Lady Tigers drop a pair with district play ahead
Smithville handles Blue in three sets Tuesday
Smithville jumped out early and held the Rockdale Lady Tigers at arm’s length the rest of the way in a 25-18, 25-19, 25-9 victory Tuesday night in Smithville.
Lisa Vest led the way for the 6-14 Lady Tigers with seven kills, eight digs amd an ace from the service line.
Middle blocker Shelby Evans reeled off five kills, eight digs and two aces. Full Story
Billy Clyde and Shake still “Semi-Tough”
Recently picked up a copy of Dan Jenkins’ novel “Rude Behavior” in a thrift store. Full Story
Dogs dominate by churning out big chunks of yardage
Thorndale averages 10 yards a play in destruction of Somerville
THORNDALE—Here early in the season, the Thorndale Bulldogs have forgone the baby steps that most teams take to ease into a season and skipped right over to giant steps.
The Bulldogs averaged 10 yards a play in smothering Somerville 54-16 Friday night at Bulldog Stadium in the 2012 home opener. Full Story
Sanders’ thievery saves the day in comeback victory
Quarterback collapses after game, needs IV
NORMANGEE—Normangee fans may have checked their programs to make sure there weren’t two Toby Sanders on the Milano roster Friday night. Full Story
No. 13 Thorndale remains unbeaten in league play
Lady Dogs spike No. 18 Thrall Tuesday night
The No. 13 Thorndale Lady Dogs remain undefeatd in District 16A play as they rolled past Holland on the road Saturday and No. 18 Thrall on Tuesday night at Bulldog Gym.
Against Thrall, it took four games for Thorndale to defeat its Highway 79 neighbors, winning 25-21, 24-26, 25-9, 25-19.
Heather Butterworth and Tamicka Full Story
No. 15 Lady Eagles bounce back with a pair of wins
Milano whacks Buckholts, Bartlett in league play
The No. 15 Milano Lady Eagles volleyball team has bounced back to take down two district foes this week in straight sets after falling in their District 16A opener to No. 13 Thorndale last week.
On Tuesday night, the Lady Eagles (16- 6, 2-1) took down Buckholts on the road in straight sets 15-10, 25-9, 25-14.
Stonie Guthrie had 11 kills, followed by Myka Morehead with eight. Full Story
Kay Foundation sets 5-Kay event Sept. 29
K ay Theater Foundat ion’s annual “5-Kay” run/walk and “un-run” will be held Saturday, Sept. 29, starting and ending at the historic Kay Theater, 350 North Main Street. Full Story
Tiger junior varsity, frosh go winless against Burnet
Burnet booted a 37-yard field goal with two minutes remaining to clip the Rockdale junior varsity 17-14 Thursday on the road.
Rockdale tied the score when John Mendoza flung a 76-yard touchdown pass to Tim Mitchell, followed by Derek Whitsel’s pass to Eric Davenport for the conversion. Full Story