SPORTS SHORTS

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.

RISD sports camps continue June 17th

If you are looking for something to keep you busy during the summer months, the Rockdale athletic department has plenty to keep you occupied in June.

Come join the Tiger staff for four days of fun, competition and learning from June 10-28 from 8 to 9:30 a.m.

Instruction in softball, basketball and volleyball for girls and baseball, basketball will be offered for students from third grade to ninth grade:

June 17—baseball and softball.

June 24—boys and girls basketball.

Camp instructors will be members of the Rockdale coaching staff. The objective of the camp is to provide professional instruction on the fundamental skills necessary for the sports involved.

Because of a grant, all camps are free this summer.

Applications can be picked up at the athletic office and for more information, contact Jeff Miller at 430-6150 or jmiller@rockdaleisd.net.

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.

RYFL holding football and cheerleader signups

It’s that time of year. The Rockdale Youth Football League will be holding signups for players and cheerleaders June 15 at City Park from 9 to 11 a.m.

For more information, please contact Jason Barcak (512) 429- 1188 ad Eric Robinson (713) 545-3318 for football. For cheerleading, Michelle Barcak at (512) 627-2790

One-day King camp held June 17 at Milano gym

There will be a one day basketball camp for girls and boys grades third through eighth held Monday, June 17 at the Milano High School Gym.

Cost is $10 per child and you can register the day of camp. Third through fifth grades will run from 8-11 a.m. Sixth through eighth grades will run from noon to 3 p.m. The camp will be directed by Alvie King.

For more information, contact the MHS office, 512-455-9333.

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.


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