After the seven-year switch, Yoemen keep the Bell
The Battle of the Bell is loaded with historical significance and the 59th edition was historical in more ways than one.
Cameron unreeled 27 straight points to ring up a 51-33 victory over Rockdale in front of the requisite standing-room-only crowd at Tigerland Field. Full Story
Liberty Hill has come a long way
New 5,000-seat stadium makes up for past homeless season
When Liberty Hill revived its dormant football program in 1977, the Panthers didn’t even have a stadium to play in. They played all 10 games on the road.
The good people of Liberty Hill have more than made up for that homeless season by constructing a 5,000-seat stadium/sports complex that is part of a $86 million bond package that includes a new school. Full Story
Now, from the day late and a dollar short department
While we’re smack dab in the middle of football season, there’s no better time for a little basketball news.
In an unprecedented move, the University Interscholastic league’s state executive committee granted a request by Dallas’ Triple A Academy to move up two classifications and compete in Class 3A in boys basketball this season. Full Story
lineman of the week
Senior guard Josh Pelzel graded out highest among the offensive linemen against Cameron. Full Story
Lady Tigers pound Yoe, hammer on Hempstead
Spikers reel off two straight wins as district nears
With District 18-3A play getting closer and closer, the Rockdale Lady Tigers just keep stacking up wins.
The Lady Tigers produced two sweeps, hammer ing Hempstead 25-16, 25-15, 25-15 on the road Tuesday night, which followed a 25-21, 25-21, 25- 20 victory over Cameron in a pre-Battle of the Bell matchup. Full Story
Dawgs rolling over opponents after loss in season opener Thorndale 56, florence 2
Thorndale crosses over 50 points for second straight week
THORNDALE—After stumbling to a very good Chilton in the opening week , the Thorndale Bulldogs have hit full stride in dominating wins over Somerville and most recently Florence.
For the second consecutive week, the Bulldogs crossed over the 50-point threshold with a 56-2 flogging of Florence at Bulldog Stadium. Full Story
Milano uses five miscues to move to 3-0 on the year milano 27, Iola 14
Eagles scoop up four fumbles, nab a pass to aid win
IOLA—Despite compiling 100 yards of penalties, the Milano Eagles remained unbeaten on the season with a 27-14 win over Iola Friday night at Bulldog Stadium.
Iola (2-1) had four turnovers on the night that didn’t help their case. Milano (3-0) only lost the ball once. Full Story
Cameron takes five of six in sub varsity competition
THURSDAY: The junior varsity and freshmen will host Liberty Hill at Tigerland Field with the first game set for 5 p.m. The junior high Tigers will travel to Liberty Hill, with the first game starting at 4:30 p.m. The 7B, 7A teams will play first, followed by 7A, 8A. Full Story
Sanders turns in 100 yard night for MSU
Former Rockdale standout Joe Sanders took advantage of his first start at Midwestern in a big way.
After starting his MSU career as a quarterback, Sanders made the move to receiver in the spring of 2012. Full Story
where they play
TIGER FOOTBALL Friday–at Liberty Hill, 7:30 p.m. LADY TIGER VOLLEYBALL Tuesday—Lago Vista, (F-JV-V), 5-6-7 CROSS COUNTRY Friday (Sept. 27)—Texas Invitational in Giddings JR HIGH FOOTBALL Thursday—at Liberty HIll (7B, 7A, 8B, 8A), start at 4:30 MILANO FOOTBALL Friday—Idle MILANO VOLLEYBALL Full Story
jr hi volleyball
Rockdale 7B: Won 25-20, 21-25, 15-8—Caitlin Henderson 6 serves. Mia Mowarin 5, Erika Ramirez 3, Luisa Garcia 2, Mackenzie Woolverton 2, Allege Ayala 1 kill, Raelynn Story 3, and Jaycie Tannahill 2. Full Story
Lady Eagles maintain No. 6 ranking with a pair of wins
Lady Dogs remain winless in district with loss to Thrall
It took just 40 minutes for the No. 6 Milano Lady Eagles to sweep district foe Buckholts on Tuesday night at Geneva Paceley Gym.
The Lady Eagles (20-4, 3- 0) won 25-2, 25-1, 25-6, with Halle McManess having 21 service points in the first game and Cashlyne Blake 19 service points in the second game. Full Story
Cen-Tex Thundercats looking for players
Cen-Tex Thundercatz select sof tball team is looking for skilled players to join their 14U team, according to Courtney Paulsen, organizer. “Birth years 1999, 2000 and 2001 will be considered, based on skill level,” she said. Contact Paulsen at 512- 227-2203 for more information. Full Story
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