The year had its fair share of ups and downs
The year 2012 was full of resurgence, comeback, setbacks, upsets, heartbreak and surprise.
Take a walk through the past to remember how your favorite teams and players performed over the past year. Full Story
Top stories of 2012
• Rockdale star Daniel Brooks returns to Rockdale after spending a semester at Port Lavaca. Brooks signed to play football with Oklahoma but injured his knee on his first jump at the Rockdale Relays and did not have a chance to return to the state track meet.
• Senior quarterback Ethan Brinkley becomes Rockdale’s all-time leading passer with over 4,000 yards. Full Story
Tigers fall in consolation to Waller in Yoe Classic
Lady Tigers, Thorndale also chalk up wins
CAMERON—The Rockdale Tigers lost out on consolation honors after losing to Waller in the 14th annual Cameron Chamber of Commerce Christmas Classic.
The Tigers went 2-2 in the holiday tournament and stand 8-7 on the season. Full Story
Cameron Chamber of Commerce Christmas Classic
Waller 58, Rockdale 46
ROCKDALE (8-7)—Mitchell 23, Ford 14, Loth 4, Trejo 3, Dean 2.
WALLER—Anthony 21, Meloyer 17, Hame 10, Fletcher 2, Thibodeaux 3, Wright 5. Rockdale 189613—46 Waller 8 23 14 13—58
Rockdale 61, Whitney 50 Full Story
Lady Eagles drop low scoring game
HOLLAND—The Milano Lady Eagles (5-12) fell on the road Monday in their final game before district play begins, losing to Holland 27-12.
Milano will play at Mumford on Friday in the District 25A opener for both teams. Tip off is set for 1 p.m. with only the varsity team playing. Full Story
Lady Dogs clipped in own tourney final by Crawford
No. 13 Crawford prevails in close shootout final
THORNDALE—The Thorndale Lady Dogs fell in the championship game to Class 2A and No. 13 Crawford of the annual Thorndale Shootout.
The Lady Dogs (12- 9) won three straight to reach the title game of the 10-team tournament, only to fall to the Lady Pirates 43-35. Full Story