Seven Tigers named firstteam all-district in 18-3A
Gibbs named first-team on both sides
The Rockdale Tigers placed seven players on the District 18-3A all-district team and 18 overall.
Clayton Gibbs was chosen first-team on both sides of the ball at wide receiver and defensive back.
Gi bb s , a ju n ior w ho i s expected to become the Tigers’ quarterback next season, led Rockdale with 447 receiving yards this past season and picked off a pair of passes. Full Story
Jerryworld is impressive—in a pretentious, over the top way
JERRYWORLD—Color me impressed. With road trip traveling buddy and former Tiger great Leigh Shepard, we made our first sojourn to Cowboys Stadium, popularly know as Jerryworld—a nod to Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.
We were there to check out some state finals football— most importantly neighbors Cameron and Navasota. Full Story
Here are five (plus one) teams who Rockdale has played and won a state championship in the past six years:
5. L iberty Hill—2007
6. L iberty Hill—2006
*Note: Hutto played in the finals in 2005. Full Story
Former Tiger star thriving amidst the hustle and bustle of college football
The past couple of weeks have been a whirlwind of activity for Le’Raven Clark. After all, he resides in Lubbock, where furious wind is an afterthought.
Just for beginners, his embattled head coach Tommy Tuberville abruptly resigned and took a job with Cincinnati just weeks before the Red Raiders were to play in a bowl game. Full Story
Yoemen get revenge for last second loss
Navasota also grabs state crown in Class 3A
ARLINGTON—Two years ago, the Cameron Yoemen were left sprawling on the Astroturf floor, dazed by a last-second loss.
This time it was Daingerfield that was left in the residue of the Yoemen’s wake.
Cameron rode two early Daingerfieldturnovers toa 38-20 victory to capture the Class 2A Division I state championship Full Story
Lady Eagles navigate past Normangee, as Eagles fall
Boys hand tough with Class 3A team
MILANO—The No. 12 Milano Eagles fell to Class 3A Madisonville 60-55 on Friday afternoon at Geneva Paceley Gym.
The match up was a late addition to the Eagles’ schedule with it added just one week before. Full Story
18-3A ALL-DISTRICT TEAM
MVP–Kadarius Baker, Navasota Offensive MVP— Austin Collins, Navasota; Solomon McGinty, Navasota. Defensive MVP—Jaylin Minor, Navasota. Newcomer— Brett Gilchrist, Caldwell. Coach—Lee Fedora, Navasota.
First team Full Story