Mumford was robbed: TEA, UIL were co-conspirators
A USTIN—In this, my 40th consecutive appearance at the Texas state high school basketball tournament, me and 9,722 people were witness to a crime, perpetuated by the Texas Education Agency and the University Interscholastic League.
The crime? Mumford was robbed of the opportunity to play a legitimate team for a chance to win the Class A state championship. Full Story
Lady Tigers burn Burnet with 18-hit, 19-run attack
Talley just misses the cycle in runruled romp
BURNET—With district play on the horizon, the Rockdale Lady Tigers couldn’t have picked a better time to strike up the hit parade.
The Lady Tigers banged out 18 hits in scoring 19 runs and every player that stepped to the plate registered at least one hit to brush off Burnet 19-1 Friday night on the road. Full Story
Streaking Tigers, Crouching opponents
Front (left to right)—Nic Vreeland, Dylan McCartney, Nick Pelzel, William Dean, Michael Turman, Derek Whitsel, Kacey Waxler. Full Story
Rockdale reels off nine straight wins as district nears
BISHOP—No pitcher was safe, no team left unscathed.
The Rockdale Tigers left five teams in their wake to take the second annual BX3 Tournament and extend their winning streak to nine games after starting off 0-5. Full Story
Hometown hero Goforth returns to revive Hornets
Former star beomes fourth coach in past four years
Talk about yout prodigal sons.
Hometown hero Bobby Jack Goforth is returning home to Caldwell where he became a multi-sport star which propelled him to a successful college and coaching career.
Goforth, 47, is a 1985 Caldwell graduate and agreed to become the Hornets’ fourth coach in the past four years. Full Story
Lady Eagles open district with win
Milano mashes Mumford with 11 hits
MILANO—The Milano Lady Eagles opened up District 27A play with a 16-0 pounding of the Mumford Lady Mustangs on Friday.
The team will host Burton on Friday and travel to face Snook on Tuesday.
The game against Mumford took just three innings as Milano (8-7) put up 16 runs on 11 hits, run ruling the Lady Mustangs. Full Story
Lady Dogs hungry for return to playoffs in old classification
Veteran team returns roster in tact from 2012
THORNDALE—The Thorndale Lady Dogs return to the diamond’s Class A ranks and look to return to the post-season after a two year absence after their stint in 2A.
Coach Lance Betak’s team was just 4-10 last season, so this year’s squad is two better than its previous record. Full Story
Thorndale 14, Milano 8 Milano 310 202 0—8 5 4 Thorndale 402 202 4—14 13 5
W-Schaefer. L-Lewis. 2B-McCoy, Miller (T), Pack 2 (M). HR-Pack (M). Highlights: McCoy 4 RBI, Guzman 3RBI (T), Pack 4 RBI (M). softball
Rockdale 19, Burnet 1 Rockdale 80(11)—19 18 0 Burnet 001— 1 3 0 Full Story
where they play
Thursday—Bremond (DH), 5 p.m.
Friday—at West, V, 6 p.m.
Tuesday—at Taylor, JV-V, 4:30-7
LADY TIGER SOFTBALL
Friday—Madisonville, JV-V, 5-7
Tuesday—at Taylor, JV-V, 5-7
Thursday (March 21)—at Lexington
Relays Full Story
TOURNEY CHAMPS—Rockdale’s junior varsity softball team took first place at the Taylor JV tournament held March 2. Full Story
Atkins named all-state by girls coaches group
Thorndale senior Ol iv ia Atkins has been named first- team All-State by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.
The 6-foot-4 senior guided the Lady Bul ldogs to the regional finals averaging 15.7 points and 8.3 rebounds per game. Full Story