Hall of Fame vote restores faith in sports
Now that the Baseball Writers of America have shown steroid junkies Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa the hand, it has restored my faith in professional sports—sort of. Full Story
Tigers split up district openers on the road
Cagers take to the perimeter to KO Caldwell
Opening their district ledger with three straight road games, and having entered Tuesday night’s affair having lost five of their last six, the Rockdale Tigers needed something, anything to lift their spirits.
It came in the form of a resounding 59-43 victory over Caldwell at Hornet Gymnasium. Full Story
Lady Tigers hang tough in quest for playoff berth
Evans returns to team after ninegame absence to help take second straight
Good things happen to those who win.
While the Rockdale Lady Tigers have been taking care of business on the court with two straight wins—the latest over Caldwell Tuesday night—they received some great news in their quest for a playoff berth.
Shelby Evans has decided to rejoin the team. Full Story
Pelzel works out with the big boys at Florida camp
Tiger lineman second in bench press among country’s elite
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA.—Rockdale’s Josh Pelzel had an opportunity to see where he stood among the country’s elite players as he attended the Under Armour Underclassmen Combine, Jan. 1-3 at Tropicana Field.
The Tiger s ’ 6 - foot- 6, 324-pound lineman joined 164 of the best underclassmen at the annual camp that includes all positions. Full Story
No. 14 Milano jumps out 2-0
With tough road ahead, Eagles douse first two opponents
SOMERVILLE—The No. 14 Milano Eagles are undefeated in the first week of District 25A play with wins over Somerville and Snook.
The Eagles (15-5, 2-0) used a third quarter surge to put the game out of reach on the road at Somerville on Tuesday night.
Milano defeated the Yeguas 72-43 behind 19-point performances by both Jacob Willingham and Jordan Millar. Full Story
No. 10 Bulldogs open district with rival win
League favorites still working out bugs in game
The No. 10 Thorndale Bulldogs opened their District 26A slate with a 44-39 victory over Thrall FridaynightatBulldogGymnasium and followed that up with a 69-61 overtime win at Holland. Full Story
Czajkowski leads lifters in first meet of the year
CA MERON—The Rockdale Powerlifting team competed in its first meet of the year in Cameron this past Saturday and several school records fell by the wayside.
Jamie Czajkowski placed first in the 198-lb class and in the process set two new school records while tying another. Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
TIGER BASKETBALLFriday—at Madisonville, F-JV-V, 5:15-6:30-8Tuesday—Taylor, F-JV-V,5:15-6:30-8LADY TIGER BASKETBALLFriday—at Madisonville, JV-V, 5:15-6:30Tuesday—Taylor, JV-V,5:15-6:30MILANO BASKETBALLFriday—Burton, VTuesday—Mumford, JV-VMILANO GIRLS BASKETBALL Full Story
Lady Bulldogs sprint out of the gate with three wins
Milano girls in three-game losing skid
HOLLAND—The Thorndale Lady Dogs opened up remain unbeaten in District 26A action with a 47-34 road win at Holland at Tuesday night.
Thorndale (16-9, 3-0) led just 28-21 at the half.
Olivia Atkins scored 17 points and snagged six rebounds in the win. Full Story
Rockdale 59, Caldwell 43
ROCKDALE (9-11, 1-1)—Mitchell 7-4-21, Ford 4 3-11, Loth 4 0-9, Dean 4 0-9, Dansby 1 1-3, Gates 1-0-2, Trejo 1-0-2, Ibares 1-0-2. Totals: FG 23-46 FT 8-10 3PT 5-16—59.
CALDWELL (2-9, 0-2)— Rockdale 18 13 18 10—59 Caldwell 10 11 8 14—43
Highlights: Ford 8 rebs; Mitchell 6 stls, 4 asts. Full Story