Basketball ‘team’ had no individuals
A team. A team is made up of a group of people working together for a common purpose. In society today, where individual accomplishments and accolades are highlighted by the media, it is rare to find members of a team who are not concerned with their individual accomplishments within the framework of the team. Full Story
Milano-Mumford matchup a study in sportsmanship
I n a fantasy basketball world, University Interscholastic League Director Charles Breithaupt would have shown up before the latest Milano-Mumford game, grabbed the microphone at the scorers table and announced:
“There’s been a terrible mistake— both teams can go to state.”
Unfortunately, we exist in the real world. Full Story
In recovery mode, Tigers reel off four straight wins
Blue discovers hitting stroke in grabbing Gateway
GEORGETOWN—Nothing cures an ailing baseball team’s ills more than becoming familiar with home plate and Rockdale took that to the extreme.
The Tigers wore out home plate, scoring 50 runs in three games to go 3-0 at the Gateway Classic and win it for the second straight year. Full Story
The third time’s the harm for Milano
Mustangs take advantage of Eagles’ poor shooting
NEW BRAUNFELS—It just wasn’t meant to be.
Milano fell to Mumford for the second straight year in the Class A Division I Region IV championship game, sending the Mustangs to the state tournament in Austin this weekend for a second time Full Story
LaGrange, LaVega put an end to Cameron streak
Top six girls teams finish within 14 points of each other
The 55th running of the Rockdale Relays featured a highly competitive girls competition and surprisingly, Cameron was not in the mix.
LaGrange and Waco LaVega finished for a tie at the top of the girls standings, ending Cameron’s pursuit to extend its record Relays win streak to four. Full Story
Back in Class A where they dominated, Dawgs dig in
Young Thorndale squad ready to get back to normal
THORNDALE—The Thorndale baseball team has not made any playoff arrangemenbts in two years—a lifetime for a program that is used to playing well into the summer.
Expectations are especially high as the 2013 season gets underway as the Bulldogs prepare to venture out once again into Class A, a domain they have dominated in the past. Full Story
Lady Eagles will rely on five seniors to guide the season
New district lineup greets Milano after near miss in 2012
MILANO—The Milano Lady Eagles have their 2013 campaign well underway and looking to five senior starters to help the team reach the post-season after a one year absence.
The team will start District 27A play on Friday as they host Mumford.
Tuesday, the Lady Eagles (5-4) travel to Holland where they committed five errors in windy conditions to fall 11-7. Full Story
Aggie moms tee up for scholarship golf tourney
The Milam County Aggie Moms Club will be having a scholarship golf tournament Saturday, March 23, at the Rockdale Country Club.
Special guest R.C. Slocum will be playing throughout the day and will be on hand for lunch.
The 4-man scramble tournament will have two tee times; 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. and will include carts and lunch. Full Story
Lady Tigers run-ruled by Liberty Hill
LIBERTY HILL—The Rockdale Lady Tigers took on the No. 6 Liberty Hill Panthers Tuesday night and were run-ruled 11-1.
The 17-2 Panthers led 11- 0 after three innings, thanks to a seven-run third.
Amanda Boyd, Marissa Mireles, Maci Wages and Kayla Deary all collected singles for the Lady Tigers, with Wages driving in Boyd for their only run. Full Story
Mumford 51, Milano 38
MUMFORD (38-0)—Seth Smitherman 4, LaKendrick Hyson 12, Dion Mack 11, Aubrie King 17, Josh Sustaita 7.
MILANO (26-8)—Jordan Millar 7, Toby Sanders 11, Dominique Messer 10, David Jentsch 10. Mumford 14 12 11 14—51 Milano 7 12 11 8— 38 Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
Thursday-Saturday—at BX3 Tournament in Bishop
LADY TIGER SOFTBALL
Friday—Burnet, JV-V, 5-7
Friday—at Giddings Relays
JR HIGH TRACK
TIGER GOLF Thursday-Friday—at LaGrange, Frisch
Auf Country Club
Friday—Rockdale Open Full Story
Crawford erases Wesley’s 1973 record
While it slipped under the over-crowded sports radar last week, Jaqualyn Crawford etched his name among the greats in Rockdale track history.
Crawford shattered the oldest mark on the seventh grade books when he turned in an 11.64 to slip by t he g reat D on W esley, w ho sprinted to an 11.7, 40 years ago, in 1973. Full Story
55th Rockdale Relays
100—1. (tie) Lewis, Giddings and Mack, Giddings, 11.62; 3. (tie) Harrison, Caldwell, Young, Rockdale, 11.72; 5. Womack, Marlin, 11.73; 6. (tie) Riola, Cameron and Sims, Cameron, 11.84.
200—1. Kerley, Taylor, 22.46; 2. Hutchison, LaGrange, 23.06; 3. Terrell, Connally 23.76; 4. Young, Rockdale, 23.76; 5. Davis, Connally, 23.90; 6. Partridge, Smithville, 23.91. Full Story