Third annual alumni golf tourney set July 27

The Rockdale Country Club Mens Golf Association is sponsoring the third annual Tiger Golf Team Alumni Tournament.

The tournament is scheduled for Saturday, July 27 at 1 p.m. at the Rockdale Country Club and all proceeds will go to the RHS golf team.

There will be a team draw party on Friday, July 27 at 7 p.m.

The format is a four-person scramble and the cost is $65 per person and includes cart, green fees and lunch.

Entry deadline is July 19.

It is open to anyone who played on the RHS golf team, which dates back to 1965.

The first two tournaments have raised over $3,400 for the Tiger golf team.

There will be a limited number of spots available to any golfer who would like to be a friend or supporter of the school golf program.

You need not be a member of any Rockdale school golf team for these spots.

For more information, contact Allan Jones 512-760-8617, Russell Caffey 512-760-0320, Eddie Boyd 512-760-7551, Jeff King 512-430-0087.

Fifth annual Luminant charity golf tournament

Hosted by the Sandow/Three Oaks Diversity Advisory Council, the 5th Annual Charity Golf Tournament benefiting the United Way of South Milam County will be held Saturday, Aug. 10 at Star Ranch Golf Club in Hutto.

Entry Fee is $100 per player, $400 for 4-player team and deadline to enter is Friday, Aug. 2.

Entry fee includes lunch, golf cart, range balls and drink coupons. There is an 8 a.m. shotgun start, with late registration from 7 to 7:45 a.m.

Mulligans may be purchased either in advance or on the day of the tournament for $15 a player or two or $50 for entire team (8).

Prizes will be awarded to top finishers, long drive and closest to the pin.

Please make checks payable to: United Way.

Please turn in registration forms to a diversity advisory council member or mail them no later than Friday, August 2 to: Luminant - Sandow U5 3708 Charles Martin Hall Rd PO Box 1111 Rockdale, Tx 76567 Attn: Laura Frei

For questions or additional information, please contact: Laura Frei – (512) 314-6628 or Katharine Ladd – (512) 760-5023.

Guthrie, LaGrone are academic All-State

Milano seniors Stonie Guthrie and Hayleigh LaGrone were selected as academic All State members for sof tball by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.

Guthriewasafirst- team selection while LaGrone was honorable mention.

Guthrie was the 2013 Milano class valedictorian and LaGrone was third in class rankings.

LaGrone was first-team all district and All-Brazos Valley selection, while Guthrie was honorable mention all-district.

34th annual Rockdale tennis open July 24-28

The 34th edition of the Rockdale Tennis Open is scheduled for July 24-28 at the Veterans Memor ial Park tennis courts.

The youth portion of the tournament will be held July 24-26 and features seven separate categories for players aged 10 through 18, including singles, doubles and mixed doubles.

Trophies will be presented to first and second place finishers in each event. Two matches are guaranteed for the youth division.

The adult section of the tournament is July 27-28 with an open division and a tournament division with five different sections.

Entry fee is $12 per person, per event and there is a limit of two events per person.

The deadline for entry forms is Sunday, July 21. They are available at The Reporter or on The Reporter website.

The first 50 youth and first 50 adults who register will receive a free Rockdale Open t-shirt.

For more information, contact Shelly Sanders (youth) at 760- 6100 or Lee Thomason (adult) at (254) 541-3623.

Chavira wins national leadership award

Rockdale’s Adolfo Chavira has been awarded a National Athleadership Grant sponsored by NCSA Athletic Recruiting and the NFLPA.

Receiv ing this prestigious award is an honor, one that is only given to a select number of student athletes throughout the country in all sports from football to track.

The Athleadership Grant is awarded to student athletes who qualify based on leadership in their community, academic achievement, athletics and a required essay written by the student athlete.

Chavira is expected to be the Tigers’ place kicker this fall.

“We are very pleased to be involved with NCSA in assisting in the recognition and the selection of young qualified student athletes to receive scholarship opportunities,” said DeMaurice Smith, Executive Director of the NFLPA. “Anytime you can identify, help and reward future leaders to further their education and athletic pursuits, it’s a win-win and we are pleased to contribute to this worthy effort with NCSA.”

As a result of Chavira’s selection as the recipient of this Athleadership Grant, NCSA Athletic Recruiting will work with him and his family throughout his high school career and assist him in finding a collegiate institution that best matches his academic and athletic achievements.

“Our passionate team of 300 former athletes will personally guide and educate Adolfo throughout the entire recruiting process, giving him the tools that he needs to be successful in recruiting and in life,” said Chris Krause, CEO and founder of NCSA Athletic Recruiting.

“Picking the right college is a life changing decision. It’s important for student-athletes to recognize that the choice of a college or university is not just a four-year decision; it is a 40 -year decision that w ill impact their professional future and personal success in life.”

NCSA Athletic Recruiting is the nation’s premier “athletic recruiting network” and leadership platform for student athletes to get connected with collegiate scholarships, internships and careers.

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