Devilettes offer up area challenge
Huntington owns a rich softball history
Making their fifth straight post season appearance and eighth in nine years, the Rockdale Lady Tigers are old hands when it comes to playoff participation.
Come Fr iday, the Lady Tigers will face a team with equal if not more impressive credentials. Full Story
rockdale vs. huntington
Who—Rockdale Lady Tigers (19-5) vs. Huntington Devilettes (20-7). What—Class 3A, Region III, Area playoff. When—Friday at 6:30; Saturday at 4 p.m., third game to follow if necessary. Where—Madisonville High School. District—Rockdale was District 18-3A champion; Huntington was third in District 20-3A. Full Story
HOLE LOT OF FUN
Despite loss of veterans, this unflappable squad loves to play golf
Rockdale golf coach Daniel Guerra can’t wait to get out to Rockdale Country Club every day.
Because he knows that no matter what is going on in his life, it’s about to get a little brighter. Full Story
Eagles back for more
Playing in last year’s tournament breeds familiarity
MILANO—When it comes to the state golf tournament, the Milano Eagles golf quintet are hoping the old adage, “familiarity breeds contempt” doesn’t apply to them.
For the second straight year and consequently, only the second time in school history, Milano will compete for a state title. Full Story
Dav is leaps to state
Freshman scorches her own school record in the 300-meter hurdles
HUMBLE— For Dae Dae Davis, another meet means another record and there’s one more to go that’s kind of important.
The Rockdale f reshman scorched her own freshly minted school record in the 300-meter hurdles at the Class 3A, Region III meet to earn a trip to the UIL state track meet. Full Story
Ducks end Tigers’ season
Taylor moves on to face Robinson in playoffs
THORNDALE—Taylor’s twoyear playoff drought is over. Rockdale’s return to the playoff field has also come to an end.
Battling for their post season lives, the Ducks derailed the Tigers 10-3 Monday night to earn third place in District 18-3A and consequently a spot in the Class 3A playoff bracket. Full Story
Ranked Lady Dogs had no answer for early deficit
No. 25 Thorndale trailed 5-1 after three innings
BRYAN—No. 25 Thorndale could not overcome an early deficit and fell to Normangee 10-4 in Class A bi-district softball playoff action at Rudder High School.
The Lady Dogs finish the season at 14- 9 overall and were second in District 26A. Full Story
Lady Eagles can’t solve Shiner
Milano surrenders eight runs in first three innings
GIDDINGS—The Milano Lady Eagles’ playoff run was short lived as they lost to No. 21 Shiner 10-1 Friday night at Lady Buffs Field in Class A bi-district playoff action. Full Story
Thorndale eager to return to playoffs after two-year absence
Inexperienced team had to battle to reach post season
THORNDALE—The Thorndale Bulldogs are thrilled to be back in the playoff fold, but they had to battle tooth-and-nail to earn the right.
The 16-11 Bulldogs will take on Iola in a best-of-three series in the bi- district round, with the first game being played in Thorndale on Thursday at 7 p.m. Full Story
6th annual Tiger Booster Club tourney is May 4
Rockdale Tiger Booster Club will host its 6th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 5 at the Rockdale Country Club.
The one day tournament will include a crawfish boil. Full Story