Tigers threegame stretch could be treacherous
Jeff Miller’s mantra of playing anybody, anyplace anytime will be put to the test over the next three weeks as his Tigers take on three very scary teams.
Big Blue kicked off the season with an impressive 47-21 victory over a Salado team that is trying to work out some kinks under a new coach. Full Story
Burnet on the cusp of return rockdale at burnet
Bulldogs expected to battle Brownwood for title in state’s toughest district
Burnet has not won more than eight games since it appeared in the Class 3A state championship in 2003.
But in Kurt Jones’ second season at the helm, you get the feeling the Bulldogs are on the cusp of returning to past glories. Full Story
Opening night: rave reviews
Caffey becomes Tigers alltime leading receiver
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Season openers are usually well renowened for using the verb “jitters” somewhere in describing a team’s play.
The Rockdale Tigers , opening night performance at Tigerland Field Friday received rave reviews after soundly sacking Salado 47-21 in the first game of the year. Full Story
Lady Tigers third at own tourney, Thrall champs
Spikers rise above .500 for first time in a long time
The Rockdale Lady Tigers continued their inspired play, sneaking past Snook 25- 23, 25-14, 22- 25, 25-18 Tuesday night at Tiger Gymnasium.
For the first time in a long time this late in the season, the Lady Tigers are above .500 with a 12- 9, record, which is three more wins than last season. Full Story
Doh! Simpson frustrates Dawgs in season opener
Thorndale suffers first season opening loss since 2009
THORNDALE—The Thorndale Bulldogs entered the 2013 season opener looking for a season propelling win. What they found was a whole lot of Charles Simpson.
The slippery Simpson ran for 226 yards and accounted for five touchdowns on offense and defense to boost Chilton past Thorndale 41-14 at Bulldog Stadium Friday night. Full Story
Eagles blank Del Valle JV behind Millar’s rushing
Milano racks up 8th straight season opening victory
DEL VALLE—For the eighth year in a row, the Milano Eagles got their season off to a winning start. The team defeated the Del Valle Cardinal JV on Thursday 28-0 at Veterans Stadium.
Senior quarterback Jordan Millar led the Eagles’ effort with a 179 yard rushing performance that included two touchdowns.
He was also three for four in the air for 84 yards. Full Story
No. 7 Lady Eagles sweep out Rosebud-Lott at home
Milano goes 4-1 at 32-team Robinson Tourney
The No. 7 Lady Eagles swept Rosebud-Lott in straight games on Tuesday night at Geneva Paceley Gym, winning 25-12, 25- 6, 25-11.
Junior Myka Morehead led the way with 15 kills and 10 digs. Sophomore Keely LaGrone added four kills, two aces and one dig. Freshman Camille Messer put down two kills and one block and junior Halle McManess added one kill, one ace and two digs. Full Story
Lady Dogs taking a break
Preparing for district opener at Milano next week
THORNDALE—The Thorndale Lady Dogs are taking this week off in preparation to start District 16A action next week.
They will travel to Milano on Tuesday, Sept. 10.
Over the weekend, the Lady Dogs (4-11) participated in the Rockdale tournament. Full Story
Tiger sub-varsity perfect in openers
SALADO—The Rockdale sub varsity teams were perfect to open the season in wins over Salado.
The Tiger junior varsity made 16-14 third quarter lead hold up in its victory.
Andrew Perez kicked off the scoring with a 40-yard interception return for a touchdown and then connected with Lane Davenport for the extra point and an 8-0 lead. Full Story
where they play
TIGER FOOTBALLFriday–at Burnet, 7:30 p.m.LADY TIGER VOLLEYBALLFriday—at Burnet (F-JV-V), 5-6-7Tuesday—at Bellville, (F-JV-V),5-6-7CROSS COUNTRYSaturday—at Lexington, 9 a.m.MILANO FOOTBALLFriday—Normangee at PruettField, 7:30 p.m.MILANO VOLLEYBALLFriday–Open Full Story
area cross country
ThorndaleVarsity Girls—2nd place at AllenAcademyHope Onstot 16:04 15thShelby Thomason 16:09 16thFaith Onstot 17:00 19thPeytyn O’Campo 17:03 20thJulianna Byrd 17:29 22ndJunior High—1st placePresley Anastas 1st 11:07Peyton Anastas 2nd 11:10Kylie Buchannan 3rd 11:34Elise Biar 4th 11:56 Full Story