Former local hoop stars find themselves on the bench
Two former area basketball stars find themselves on the bench (in a good way) as the newest college basketball season gets cranked up in earnest with the new year. Full Story
Lady Tigers sprint past Taylor in district opener
No. 1 Navasota dominates Tuesday night
TAYLOR—New season, new reason.
Such is the Rockdale Lady Tigers annual mantra heading into district play and they couldn’t have picked a better way to prove it than to bust out of the scoring doldrums.
In the District 18-3A opener, the Lady Tigers posted a season-high scoring total in a 66-46 trampling of Taylor Friday in the new Duck Gymnasium. Full Story
Tigers have no answer for Messer’s prowess in the paint
In a battle of offensive wills— Rockdale’s Wendell Mitchell from the outside, Milano’s Dominique Messer from the inside–the high percentage shots won out.
Milano—ranked No. 14 in Class A—used a third quarter flurry to shake off some first half holiday rust and muscled past Rockdale 62-46 Friday afternoon at Tiger Gymnasium. Full Story
All-American redux for Clark
Former Tiger star joins elite group of players
This is getting monotonous.
Former Rockdale star Le’Raven Clark has been named to his second freshman All-American team, this time by the Football Writers Association, a panel that consists of nationally prominent writers.
Clark had previously been named a freshman All-American by Scout.com, powered by Fox Sports. Full Story
LaGrange 67, Rockdale 63
ROCKDALE (8-10)—Mitchell 23, Dean 16, Loth 7, Ford 12, Brooks 3, Trejo 2. LaGrange 18 20 18 11—67 Rockdale 17 5 15 26—63
Highlights: Mitchell 11 rebs, 5 stls, 4 asts.
JV: LaGrange 42-33—Burgess 8, Von Rosenberg 8, Lopez 6. FROSH: LaGrange 60-32—Trevino 24. Full Story
No. 10 Thorndale laps Lago Vista in tuneup
THORNDALE—The No. 10 Thorndale Bulldogs smothered Lago Vista 63-12 Tuesday night at Bulldog Gym as they prepare for their District 26A debut Friday by hosting Thrall.
Sophomore guard Jordan Hafley was 6-for-7 from the f loor and 3-of-3 from behind the arc to pump in 15 points and lead the 8-4 Bulldogs.
Sam Stockton chipped in 14 points and Keon Mays 12. Full Story
Thorndale, Milano chalk up opening wins in district play
Lady Bulldogs have won six of last seven
GRANGER—The Thorndale Lady Dogs opened up District 26A action on Tuesday night with a convincing 79-13 win on the road at Granger.
Thorndale (14-9, 1-0) has made 10 straight post-season appearances. The last two as a Class 2A team. Last year they just missed out on a trip to the state tournament with a loss to Poth in the regional finals. Full Story
First Softball signup set for Saturday at complex
Rockdale Girls Softball League will have its initial sign up from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Rockdale Softball Complex.
This weekend an “early registration discount” of $10 will be offered. Full Story
where they play
TIGER BASKETBALL Friday—at College Station, F-JV-V,
Tuesday—at Caldwell, F-JV-V,
LADY TIGER BASKETBALL
Friday—at College Station, JV-V,
(District Opener) Full Story