The Rockdale High School Golden Girls didn’t let a little rain slow them down as they performed at halftime of the Rockdale-Liberty Hill game on the road Friday. From left, Yulissa Garcia, Suzi Arvizu, Jaycee Henderson, Taylor Wilson, Artisha Willis (drill team captain) and Lexis Garcia. Next performance for the Golden Girls will be this Friday in Smithville. Full Story
If you looked up “faithful fans” in the dictionary you ought to find a photo very much like this one. Many Rockdale fans drove 60 miles to Liberty Hill Friday night and sat in the rain to watch their Tigers take on the Panthers. Full Story
GETTING IN LINE—
The KC Hall parking lot is a busy place each third Thursday of the month when the Capital Area Food Bank of Austin brings its truck to town for monthly free surplus food distributions. Over 200 persons were served at the September event on Thursday. There are no requirements to receive surplus food but recipients are asked to bring sacks and boxes for the groceries each month. Full Story
Young Smithville trying to maintain
With just four starters back, Tigers struggle to 0-4
The past two seasons have been one of rebirth for a floundering Smithville football program.
Through a coaching change and a serious lack of experience, the Tigers are trying to remain upwardly mobile in 2013 despite an 0-4 record. Full Story
Satcher teaches his Buckholts football team to stay hungry
The fact that Chad Satcher returned as head football coach for a second season may be Buckholts greatest victory ever.
When Satcher, 38, left Class 2A Hempstead to accept his first head coaching position last season, he became the 10th head football coach at Buckholts in the past 13 seasons. Full Story
No pass, no problem
It’s business as usual for Liberty Hill in victory
LIBERTY HILL— They didn’t pass. They didn’t punt. They didn’t panic. Just another day at the office for Liberty Hill.
The antiquated Panthers executed their tried-and-true Wing-T to perfection, galloping past the Tigers 49-28 Friday night at Panther Stadium as Liberty Hill celebrated homecoming festivities under rainy skies. Full Story
Big Blue spikers in rare form as league loop looms
Lady Tigers aiming to change the culture of program
After taking Friday off, the Rockdale Lady Tigers resumed play Tuesday night and the time off agreed with them as they outlasted Lago Vista, ranked No. 4 in Class 2A.
In a back-and-forth affair, the Lady Tigers fought back from an early setback to take the match 19-25, 25-23, 25-17, 19-25, 15-13. Full Story
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Rockdale At Hutto Tournament 7B vs. Hutto (Lost)—20-25, 25-19, 15-17 Caitlin Henderson 13 served points, 6 aces, Jaycie Tannahill 2 kills vs. Leander (Won)—25-16, 25-15 Marissa Kaderka 4 served pts w/ 2 aces, Mia Mowarin 6 served points w/ 6 aces Jaycie Tannahill 2 kills vs. Farley (Lost)—20-25, 19-25. Full Story
Milano at CaldwellVarsity Girls12. Megan Pendergrass, 13:34;25. Melodie Jones, 14:27; 31. MadisonWestbrook, 14:41; 34. Sarah Pedroza,15:08. Varsity Boys (4th)19. Kain Dodd, 21:23; 20. Derek Walton, 21:28; 21. Efrain Flores, 21:28; 22.Treyton Steinbecker, 22:10; 26. JasonPaniagua, 22:54.JR HIGH BOYS Full Story
Lightning knocks out contest; Dawgs concentrate on Granger
Thorndale has put up big numbers in two straight wins
Thorndale’s contest with Hallettsville Sacred Heart was canceled due to lightning strikes in Hallettsville.
“The lightning would not stop, ” said Thorndale Coach Brent Brevard. “And, they could not play on Saturday due to a wedding in town that day.”
Thorndale defeated Sacred Heart 66-25 last season. Full Story
Liberty Hill sweeps out Tiger sub varsity teams
THURSDAY: The junior varsity and freshmen will host Smithville at Tigerland Field with the first game set for 5 p.m. The junior high Tigers will travel to Smithville, with the first game starting at 4:30 p.m. The 7B, 7A teams will play first, followed by 7A, 8A. Full Story
Milano faces tough test for homecoming in Chilton
Pirates ranked No. 4 at 4-0 in battle of unbeatens
MILANO—After a much needed open date, already on the schedule, not due to the wet weather last Friday, the Milano Eagles will have a very tough test on their homecoming night.
The Eagles (3- 0) will put its undefeated season on the line as they host the No. 4 Chilton Pirates (4-0) at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Pruett Field. Full Story
No. 5 Milano cruising in district play; Lady Dogs rack up pair of league wins
HOLLAND—The No. 5 Milano Lady Eagles continue to sweep through District 16A opponents, as they won on the road in three games Tuesday night at Holland, sweeping the Lady Hornets 25-13, 25-7, 25-11. Full Story