SPORTS SHORTS

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.

Czajkowski lifted 395 pounds in the bench press and pulled up 470 pounds in the dead lift, both new school records.

He tied another with a 585-pound squat for a total of 1,475 points, another school record.

Also, Nick Gonzalez set a new school record on the bench with 295 pounds in the 165-lb class.

Other lifters were Nick Young and Dalton Kurz.

RGSL registration set for Saturday, Jan. 19

Registration for the 2013 Rockdale Girls Softball League season is set for Jan. 19 at Rockdale Youth Softball Complex from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

If you would like to volunteer your time or if you have any questions, please contact Pete Rubio III at pete.rubio3@gmail.com or 512-429-0186.

RYBA registration set for Jan. 19 and Feb. 2

Registration for the 2013 Rockdale Youth Baseball Association is set for Jan. 19 and Feb 2 at Walmart from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

If you would like to volunteer your time or if you have any questions, please contact us at rybalittleleague@gmail.com.

Tiger Booster Club has stone Tigers for sale

The Rockdale Tiger Booster Club is helping to promote spirit in Rockdale by selling stone Tigers.

The Tigers are being sold at Garden Treasures, 1207 W. Cameron Ave.

Prices range from $65 to $275 which includes free delivery within the city limits. There is a small fee for painting.

The Tigers can be custom painted in any color you choose, including like a real Tiger.

Go by and place your order today.

Alumni baseball game first pitch on Feb. 16

After a one year hiatus due to bad weather last year, the 5th Annual Tiger Baseball Alumni Scrimmage is back.

T his y ear’s s crimmage w ill be held on February 16 and will follow the usual format.

Therewillbe twoalumni teams and the 2013 varsity team. Any ex-baseball player of Rockdale High School is invited to play.

“We will play a round-robin format, meaning each team will play two games,” said Rockdale Coach Clay Cox. “I will provide all baseballs, bats, helmets, and catchers gear. You will need to bring your own cleats, baseball pants, and glove.

There will be a concession stand for food and drinks starting with the first game at 11 a.m..

Each scrimmage will be onducted like a typical scrimmage. There will be umpires and all other workers required to run off a game or scrimmage.

Therefore, all friends and family planning on attending the scrimmage should still expect to pay a small fee at the game to get in.

Alumni coming to play in the scrimmage will not pay to get in, but will need to pay $10 for their “Game Day” shirt.

Checkscanbemadepayable to Rockdale ISD or Rockdale Athletic Department, PO Box 632, Rockdale, TX 76567. Payment must be paid at the time of registration.

You can also hand deliver payment to Denise Betchan at the Athletic O ffice. P lease s ign u p before Feb. 1

“I look forward to carrying on


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