Goodbye Joe, me gotta go, eat some gumbo me-o, my-o
A ccording to Websters, gumbo is a dish that originated in southern Louisiana during the 18th century.
According to yours truly, it’s the backbone (or neck bone, if you will) of Cajun cuisine.
Having lived in Lafayette, La. for 10 years of my life, I am well tasted in what makes gumbo good. Full Story
Messer joins Brinkley in Buffalo signing stampede
Despite prowess at linebacker, Eagle will try receiver full time
West Texas A&M is certainly swimming in the talent pool of Central Texas.
After putting the arm on Rockdale gunslinger Ethan Brinkley, the Buffaloes scooped up Milano athlete Dominique Messer as well on National Signing Day Wednesday. Full Story
Lady Tigers join in the playoff party
Enter post-season for the first time since 2005
While the game itself was no cause for celebration, the outcome and what it meant was undeniably joyous.
In a physical, sloppy performance from both teams, the Rockdale Lady Tigers slugged out a 34-22 victory over Caldwell in Hornet Gym to earn their first playoff berth since 2005. Full Story
Tigers playoff hopes take a hit with loss to Mustangs
Late comeback falls short in final seconds
Competing for their playoff lives, the Rockdale Tigers certainly left no doubt they were going to give it their all.
The Tigers pushed Madisonville to the final buzzer Tuesday night before finally succumbing 69-66 at Tiger Gym.
The loss sinks the Tigers to 11-15 overall and 3-5 in District 18-3A. Full Story
Lady Dogs prepare to enter playoffs
Lady Eagles close out season with comeback win
BARTLETT—The No. 23 Thorndale Lady Dogs have clinched another district title as they head into the post-season for the 11th straight season.
The team is currently on a 10-game winning streak and went undefeated in District 26A play. Full Story
No. 12 Eagles primed for Mumford rematch Friday
Top 10 matchup could decide district title
BURTON— The No. 12 Milano Eagles clinched second place in District 25A with a 48-31 road win over Burton in Tuesday night.
The Eagles are 7-1 in league play and 20-9 on the season.
Dominique Messer had a double double with 11 points and 11 rebounds on the night. Toby Sanders added 10 points.
Milano led 24-16 at the half. Full Story
Tiger golfers take advantage of early start with pair of wins
Linksters claim victory at Navasota, Sealy
Getting an early start on the golf season, the Rockdale Tigers teed off with a pair of tournament wins over a four-day span.
The Tigers posted a 10-stroke victory at the Rattler Invitational over the weekend and then continued with a first place finish at the Sealy Invitational on Monday. Full Story
Madisonville 69, Rockdale 66
MADISONVILLE (24-5, 6-2)—
ROCKDALE (11-15, 3-5)—Dean 18, Mitchell 13, Ford 12, Loth 11, Trejo 10, Brooks 2. Madisonville 27 17 11 14—69 Rockdale 16 15 17 18—66
JV: Madisonville 49-48—Payne 12, Gerren 8.
Rockdale 61, Caldwell 48 Full Story
where they play
TIGER BASKETBALL Friday—at Taylor, F-JV-V,5:15-6:30-8
(End of regular season)
LADY TIGER BASKETBALL
(warm-up game), 8 p.m.
Bi-district playoffs, TBA
LADY TIGER SOFTBALL
Tuesday—at Weimar, JV-V, 5 p.m.
TIGER GOLF Full Story
away at college
ROCKDALE Le’Raven Clark—Texas Tech (football) Daniel Brooks—Oklahoma (football) Billy Gonzalez—West Texas A&M (baseball) Joe Sanders—Midwestern (football) Tyler Wright—Tarleton St. (football)
THORNDALE Morgan Youngblood—Angelo St. (basketball) Paxton Jordan—Harkeimer (NY) (baseball) Tyler Miller—Schreiner (baseball) Full Story
Alumni baseball games 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.
This year’s scrimmage will be held on February 16 and will follow the usual format. Full Story