Tiger defense causes eight turnovers in blowout victory
Desperately trying to cobble together a complete game, the Rockdale Tigers flirted with perfection Friday night in a dominating performance.
Big Blue hammered Hillsboro 59-7 at Tigerland Field as the Tigers celebrated homecoming activities and Shelby Evans was crowned queen. Full Story
Wounded Ducks dangerous team
After losing four straight, Taylor looking for fresh start in district
You know what hunters say about a wounded animal being more dangerous that a healthy one.
As we delve headlong into District 18- 3A action this week, Rockdale might want to take caution in the Taylor Ducks, who have lost four straight after defeating 0-5 Brookshire Royal 43- 6 in second week of the season. Full Story
Lady Tigers bite Rattlers for first league victory
Blue spikers rally after losing early lead
After squandering an early lead, the Rockdale Lady Tigers rallied to hold off Navasota 25-20, 25-16, 18-25, 22-25, 15-11 in a marathon match on the road Tuesday night for their first Distrct 18-3A victory.
The Lady Tigers improved to 16-14 overall and stand 1-3 in district action as the sec- ond half of district play begins Tuesday. Full Story
Cotton, Street and the Game of the Century
The recent passing of James Street brought with it a flood of emotions for those who remember the man for what he accomplished at the University of Texas.
I was around him as a young man and as an adult and I can say it was always a pleasure and somewhat of a thrill. Full Story
touchdown run to start the fourth quarter to get Texas back in the game, the local ABC affiliate was late in getting back from commercial, so all we saw was him crossing the goal line.
As you might expect, the place went nuts, but confused. When they showed this mysterious instant replay of the entire run, it was pandemonium. Full Story
Dawg D snuffs out Dillos, await Weimar in opener
As district favorite, No. 15 Thorndale looks to first step
THORNDALE—While offense gains the Lion’s share of attention in most instances, let’s talk about defense. Specifically the Thorndale Bulldog defense.
The No. 15 Bulldogs most recent 49-10 victory over San Saba marks the third straight game in which the opposing team has gained under 150 yards of total offense. Full Story
Tough road at College Station prepares Eagles for Burton
Despite 1-4 record, Panthers will be ready to attack
COLLEGE STATION—It definitely wasn’t the best Milano’s football team had looked on the field this year, but it got the job done.
The Eagles moved to 4-1 on the season with a 35-22 road win over College Station JV on Thursday night at College Station High School Stadium. Full Story
Lady Eagles rally for victory over Lady Dogs in district play
Second round of district play gets underway
The No. 5 Milano Lady Eagles remain atop the District 16A standings with wins over Bartlett and Thorndale to begin the second round of league play.
Mi la no (26 - 4 , 9 - 0) swept Bartlett on Tuesday night at Geneva Paceley Gym, winning 25-7, 25-10, 25-7. Full Story
Place of Hope sets first ever ’Run for Life’
Place of Hope Pregnancy and Resource Center will host a “Run for Life 5K Diaper Dash” on Saturday, Nov. 16 behind its building at 231 E. Cameron Ave. in Rockdale. Full Story
Lehmkuhl defensive effort sparks eighth grade win
THURSDAY: The junior varsity and freshmen will travel to Madisonville with the first game set for 5 p.m. The junior high Tigers will host Bellville, with the first game starting at 4:30 p.m. The 7B, 7A teams will play first, followed by 7A, 8A.
The Rockdale junior varsity fell behind early and could not recuperate in a 33-14 loss to Hillsboro. Full Story