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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.

The event is a fund-rais- er for the Foundation’s ongoing restor at ion of the 1947 downtown theater into a performing arts venue and community events center.

Events include kids fun run, and the “5-Kay” (3.2-mile) run/ walk on a scenic and certified course through Rockdale.

“Un-runners can support the cause by pulling up a lawn chair, grabbing some food and watching the action,” said Les Davenport, Foundation president.

Entr y fees are: K ids’ K ay, $8 pre -reg ist rat ion, $10 on race day; “5-Kay” run/walk and “un-run,” $15 pre-registration, $20 on race day.

Cash prizes of $100 will go to the first-place overall male and female finishers. All other awards w ill be trophies in a variety of age divisions.

Entry blanks with full details can be downloaded from this newspaper’s web site,

22nd annual Lions Club golf tourney set Oct. 6

The Rockdale Noon Lions Club’s 22nd annual scholarship scramble golf tournament will be held at the Rockdale Country Club Saturday, Oct. 6.

There will also be a silent auction on Saturday during the tourna- ment says tourna- ment chairman Ron Montgomery.

Teams will be grouped by handicap in a men’s and women’s scramble. Entries are limited to the first 36 players and players 65 years or older will use the senior tees.

Play begins at 8:30 a.m. and there is a sign up sheet at the Country Club.

Entry fee is $70 per player and includes a grilled hamburger lunch and prizes. Two mulligans are available for $5 each. All proceeds benefit the Lions local college scholarship fund.

First Maggie Schneider golf tourney Sept. 29

The first annual Maggie Schneider Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Rockdale Country Club.

Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. with a shotgun start to follow at 8 p.m.

The format is scramble select shot with four-member teams that will be selected based on handicap and random drawing.

Cost is $100 per player with a first place prize of $1,000.

A steak meal will be provided for all paid golfers.

For more information, contact Kevin Kiesling at (512) 709-3717.

4th annual Sugarloaf 5K run set for Sept. 29

SUGARLOAF —The fourth annual Gause Sugarloaf 5K Run/ Walk will be held Saturday, Sept. 29.

Everyone is to meet at the Gause ISD Gym, 400 College St. (off FM 2095).

The 3.1 mile race will take you on a senic route from the historical Little River Bridge, past Sugarloaf Mountain and ending back at the Gause ISD gym.

Fee is $20 (T-shirts guaranteed to the first 100 participants registered by Monday, Sept. 24). All proceeds benefit the Gause ISD Booster Club.

Packet pick-up and race day registration will be held from 7:15-7:30 a.m. at the GISD Gym. The 5K run/ walk begins at 8 a.m.

Age groups in the 5K will be junior high boys, junior high girls, high school boys, high school girls, adult men and adult women.

Medals will be awarded for first through sixth places in the youth divisions, with first through third place medals awarded in the adult divisions.

For more information, email,, or the school at or call the school at 979-279-5891.

where they play

Friday–at Cameron, 7:30 p.m.,
Yoe Field
Tuesday—at Hempstead,
(F-JV-V), 5-6-7
Saturday—at Apache Pass, TBA
Friday—Iola (Homecoming),
7:30 p.m.
Friday–at Granger
Tuesday—at Holland
Friday—at Florence, 7:30
Friday–at Gateway

area cross country

Here are the results of the Lexington Small School Showdown Saturday:

5. Rubio, Rockdale, 18:43;
10. Costiilla, Rockdale, 19:46;
29. Gonzales, Rockdale, 21:25;
34. Rivers, Rockdale, 21:41; 37.
Bigan, Thorndale, 21:53; 41.
Rodriguez, Thorndale, 22:03; 47.
Walton, Milano, 22:29; 50. Pugh,
Milano, 22:44; 51. Flores, Milano,
22:44; 58. Hernandez, Thorndale,
23:14; 60. Dodd, Milano, 23:35;
62. Grimes, Milano, 23:42; 64.
Stewart, Thorndale, 23:47; 66.
Paniagua, Milano, 24:16; 64.
Stewart, Thorndale, 23:47; 68.
Salinas, Thorndale, 24:31; 69.
Hinojosa, Rockdale, 24:46; 76.
Ferrera, Milano, 26:10; Gallardo,
Milano, 25:52.
TEAM TOTALS—Cameron 47,
Taylor 60, Liberty Hill 78, Elgin
88, Rockdale 122, Caldwell 130,
Jarrell 167, Milano 212, Thorndale
14. Butterworth, Thorndale,
16:00; 32, Onslot, Thorndale;
41. Anders, Thorndale, 18:16;
47. Mata, Thorndale, 18:44; 53.
Smith, Thorndale, 19:14; 55.
Thomason, Thorndale, 19:0; 64.
Byrd, Thorndale, 19:55.
TEAM TOTALS—Liberty Hill 20,
Taylor 63, Caldwell 85, Thrall, 133,
Elgin 14, Thorndale 151.
1. Pendergrass, Milano, 16:34;
16. Jones, Milano, 18:26; 18.
Garcia, Milano, 18:33; 22. Ruelas,
Milano, 18:52; 25. Pedroza, Milano, 19:15; 26. Sanchez, Rockdale,
18:40; 37. Arvizu, Rockdale, 20:27;
43. Zamora, Rockdale, 20:54; 44.
Ibarra, Rockdale, 20:58; 48. Contreras, Rockdale, 21:49.
14. King, Rockdale, 16:25; 24.
Hughes, Milano, 14:13; 16. Morris, Thorndale, 16:34; 23. Jackson, Thorndale, 17:11; 40. Cuba,
Thorndale, 18:58; 43. Black,
Thorndale, 20:41; 44. House,
Thorndale, 21:04; 45. Edgar,
Gause, 21:07; 47. Vinton, Gause,
21:44; 49. Cooper, Gause, 22:49;
50. Hayles, Gause, 22:49.
6. Dickerson, Thorndale, 16:51;
8. Leslie, Thorndale, 16:57; 17.
Henderson, Thorndale, 17:55; 54.
Stewart, Thorndale, 24:16; 58.
Holder, Thorndale, 25:57.

away at college

Le’Raven Clark—Texas Tech
Daniel Brooks—Oklahoma
Lance Loewe—East Texas Baptist (basketball)
Billy Gonzalez—West Texas
A&M (baseball)
Joe Sanders—Midwestern (football) Meagan Hearn—Marion (Ala.)
Military Institute (softball)

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