Tigers looking out for No. 1
Talented Rattlers have earned their lofty status
Coming off the euphoria of succeeding in a must-win situation, the Rockdale Tigers will have little time to enjoy their accomplishment with No. 1 ranked Navasota lying in wait Friday. Full Story
Big Blue gets off the mat to keep playoff hopes alive
Needing a big statement to inject themselves into the District 18AAA race, the Rockdale Tigers did exactly that Friday, routing Madisonville 45-13 Friday before a sparse Fair Friday crowd at Tiger Field.
It was a laugher for the home team, finally getting healthier after a series of injuries, great and small. Full Story
RHS vote on Class 3A proposal may be a moot point
The University interscholastic League took another step in their efforts to make sure everybody makes the playoffs on Monday as the UIL legislative council proposed to split up Class 3A into two divisions, joining the remaining classifications, which are already divided.
It will also add a fourth playoff team beginning next season. Full Story
Spikers fall to league champs
2012 season was a roller coaster rode
The Rockdale Lady Tigers closed out their 2012 season with a 25-20, 25-17, 21-25, 25-8 loss to District 18-3A champion College Station on the road Tuesday night.
The Lady Tigers end the year 9-20 overall and 2-8 in league play. Full Story
Eagles yada-yada Yeguas 49-2 for first district win
Dangerous Granger on tap Friday night in critical game
MILANO—Milano got on the winning side of things Friday, easily cruising past the Somerville Yeguas 49-2 at Pruett Field.
It was the first win for Milano in three weeks, as the Eagles had lost its district opener to Burton on Oct. 12 and their final pre-district game to Chilton on Sept. 28.
The team had an open date on Oct. 5. Full Story
Off week fortuitous for Dawgs as they heal up
After dropping district opener, Thorndale aims to get back on track
THORNDALE—While schools have practically no input into when an open date pops up on the calendar, Thorndale couldn’t have asked for a more fortuitous time for a week off.
“We needed a week off for all our injuries,” said Thorndale Coach Brent Brevard. “We had six o ut v ersus Weimar. W e fi nished the game with seventeen, so mostly we are healing.” Full Story
Eighth graders represent with lone victory at Madisonville
THURSDAY: The junior varsity and freshmen teams will combine to play the remainder of the games for the season. They will host Navasota this week with game time set for 5:30 p.m. The junior high Tigers are idle.
Rockdale’s eigth grade squad secured the only win of the junior high Thursday Tigers, taking down Madisonville 30-6. Full Story
Thorndale girls, Milano boys run to district cross country crowns
Teams will travel to regional meet in San Antonio
ROUND ROCK—The Milano varsity boys and Thorndale varsity girls came home with district titles Monday from the District 26A cross country meet at Old Settlers Park.
Their counterparts, the Milano girls and Thorndale boys squads, earned third place team honors in their respective divisions. Full Story
Thorndale, Milano battle it out for post-season designation
Will meet Friday at Granger to see who enters playoffs as district champion
Tie goes to the... winner?
The Milano Lady Eagles and Thorndale Lady Dogs will be co-champions of District 16A— should Milano defeat Buckholts in a make up match on Thursday afternoon.
The game is set for 5 p.m. at Geneva Paceley Gym.
Should that happen, the Lady Eagles (26-6, 12-1) and Thorndale (24-5, 13-1) will play for seeding at 4:30 p.m. Friday in Granger. Full Story
where they play
TIGER FOOTBALLFriday–at Navasota, 7:30TIGER CROSS COUNTRYSaturday (Nov. 3)—Regional Meet atHumble AtosocitaJUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALLThursday—Navasota(9TH/JV), 5:30JUNIOR HIGH FOOTBALLThursday—OpenMILANO FOOTBALLFriday—at Granger, 7:30 p.m.MILANO VOLLEYBALL Full Story
away at college
ROCKDALELe’Raven Clark—Texas Tech(football)Daniel Brooks—Oklahoma (football) Lance Loewe—East Texas Baptist(basketball)Billy Gonzalez—West Texas A&M(baseball)Joe Sanders—Midwestern (football) Tyler Wright—Tarleton St. (football) THORNDALE Full Story
jr high volleyball
Rockdale 7B (lost)Game 1: 17-25Kayrinn Taylor 3 served pointsGame 2: 15-25Blanca Reyes 3 served pointsRockdale 7A (lost)Game 1: 21-25Jaden Wenger 2 served pointsGame 2: 10-25Avery Willis 2 served pointsRockdale 8B (won)Game 1: 26-24Kaylee Maloy 6 served pointsGame 2: 15-25Lily Schwietzer 7 served points Full Story
Hunter education class set for Oct. 27 and 28
A Hunter Education Class will be held in Rockdale on Oct. 27-28.
The class will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on October 27 and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on October 28.
All classes will be held at the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department Training Facility in Rockdale.
The course fee is $15 per student. Full Story
Faith Walton, a sixth grader, was the lone medalist for Gause
Faith Walton, a sixth grader, was the lone medalist for Gause in the junior high girls’ race, finishing fifth overall. Full Story