Stop Lorena? Stop Coleman
Leopards’ junior quarterback has amassed 2,800 total yards, 38 TDs this season
You can do all the analyzing, scouting, and film breakdown you want.
But if you want to beat Lorena, it’s pretty simple: stop Harris Coleman.
The 6-foot-3, 230-pound junior has been dubbed the “human battering ram” and has accrued some impressive numbers in leading the Leopards to the District 17-3A co-championship and the playoffs. Full Story
Big Blue crushes Caldwell to move into post season
The Rockdale football team was uncharacteristically flagged twice for unsportsmanlike conduct Friday, both times for excessive celebration on the field.
Tiger coach Jeff Miller—who is a stickler for doing things the right way—says that just this once, it’s okay.
“Heck, I think one of them was on me, I was leading them down the sideline.” Full Story
ROCKDALE VS LORENA
What: Rockdale Tigers (5-5)vs. Lorena Leopards (8-2).Division II, Region III bi-district playoff.Where: Leo Buckley Stadium, Killeen (7,600 capacity,Astroplay surface).When: Friday, 7:30 p.m.Favorite: Lorena by 10.Last week: Rockdale 43,Caldwell 12; Lorena 52,China Spring 35.Series: Tied 3-3.Last meeting: 2005, Lorena Full Story
Football playoffs: at least there’s no 1-9 team this time around
While the University Interscholastic League ignores the pleas of serious football fans everywhere when they keep adding teams to the playoffs, Friday night, 508 teams begin the quest for the 12 available state championships. Full Story
‘12 Hall of Honor inductees site community for success
Three more Rockdale athletes join elite club
While Friday night’s Hall of Honor ceremony is steeped in sports performance, there was so much talk of community, it could have been a chamber of commerce meeting.
Leigh Shepard, Insenell Richards, Angela White and the late O.E. Wilhite were the sixth class to be inducted into the Rockdale Sports Hall of Honor Friday evening. Full Story
Eagles end their season on a high note despite missing the playoffs
Milano rips off 37 unanswered points to shake Snook
BRYAN— It was all about pride for Milano on Friday night as they took down Snook in the season finale for both squads 37-7 at Stephen F. Austin Middle School.
The Eagles (6-4, 2-3) missed out on a third straight trip to the post-season, finishing fourth in the final District 13A-II standings. Snook was fifth. Full Story
Dawgs hang out Holland; Brackettville playoff foe
After two-year absence, Thorndale glad to be back in the playoff mix
THORNDALE—Having already secured a playoff spot, Thorndale just wanted to make sure it turned in a solid performance in the regular season finale against Holland.
The Bulldogs leapt out to a 31-18 halftime lead en route to a commanding 45-25 victory over playoff hopeful Holland. Full Story
Rubio improves position; Mays makes impression
Runners fight off wicked win at state cross country meet
ROUND ROCK—The one thing you can always count on at the state cross country meet is wind— and plenty of it. Full Story
Rogers 55, Rockdale 34
ROCKDALE (0-1)—Visha Henderson 7, De’Jhoria Robertson 7, Ikeria Green 5, Taylor Pickett 4, Edricka Burns 4, Ansley Jenkins 4, Samantha Muston 2, Emily Norris 1.
JV: Rogers 43-12—Carpenter 8, Sandles 2, Contreras 2.
FROSH: Rockdale 18-10—Carpenter 10, Juarez 6, Parsley 2.
Milano 39, Franklin 36 Full Story
Eighth grade Tigers capture district title in comeback win
The Rockdale sub-varsity teams took three out of four from Caldwell to close out the season.
Trailing 14-8, the Tiger eighth grade team rallied for a 22-14 victory over the Hornets to capture the district championship.
Fol lowing Dav ion Ford’s 15-yard outburst in the first quarter, the Tigers (5-4) did not cross the goal line again until the third quarter. Full Story
FOOTBALL JV BLUE TEAM
Footbal JV Blue team —The boys won the Tri-County Super Bowl on Nov. 3. They had an undefeated season with 265 points scored and only 6 points allowed. Full Story
where they play
TIGER FOOTBALLFriday—Lorena at Leo BuckleyStadium in Killeen, 7:30 p.m.Region III Bi-districtTIGER BASKETBALLTuesday—CameronLADY TIGER BASKETBALLTuesday—Lexington, 4 p.m.Monday—Cameron, 5:15 p.m.Tuesday—at Austin Lanier, TBAMILANO BASKETBALLFriday—at Rosebud-Lott Full Story