Living the life of a sportswriter with Mad Dogs
“We were into smoking and drinking and hanging out, like most writers in the old days.”
That’s Dan Jenkins summation of the golden era of sportwriting. Full Story
36 DAYS UNTIL KICKOFF
Start getting ready for football Don’t wait until last minute
While two-a-days are just two weeks away, don’t wait that long to start getting in shape.
The time is now to begin your off-season regime.
Football equipment will be issued at the field house on Monday, Aug. 5, beginning at 7 a.m. sharp.
That will be followed by the first day of practice which is set to begin at 8 a.m. and continue until 11 a.m. Full Story
Don’t cry for me: Navasota
Rattlers lost 14 starters from title team
If District 18-3A teams are ever going to pose a serious threat to the juggernaut that has been Navasota over the past decade, this might be the year to do it.
Every team in the district will be breaking in a new signal caller and no one is blessed with an abundance of returning experience.
With 14 returnees, Rockdale boasts the most starters back of the five district teams. Full Story
Here’s how experts see theDistrict 18-3A race shaking outin 2013:Team 20121. Navasota 16-02. Rockdale 5-63. Taylor 5-74. Madisonville 4-65. Caldwell 1-8 Full Story
FIVE TO WATCH
James David, Sr., LB, Rockdale— The All-State linebacker and Baylor pledge is set to prove he is all the way back from a knee injury that ended his season prematurely in 2012. Josh Pelzel, Sr.,OL, Rockdale— The Baylor committe is a pre-season All-State pick and there’s a lot of athleticism in that 6-foot-6, 325-pound body. Full Story
Schaefer named All-State
King also on Texas Sportswriters Class A team
Thorndale’s Riley Schaefer was named honorable mention Class A All-State at shortstop on the 2013 Texas Spor tsw r iters A ssociation team.
Schaefer was named third team on the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association squad.
Schaefer, a senior-to-be, led the Bulldogs back to the playoffs after a two-year absence. Full Story
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 1 p.m. Saturday, July 27 at the Rockdale Country Club and all proceeds will go to the RHS golf team. Full Story