Lady Tigers go down swinging
No. 8 Lorena had its hands full with playoff newcomers
BELTON—A relative volleyball playoff novice, the Rockdale Lady Tigers were expected to enter their bi-district battle with a ranked Lorena squad wide-eyed and mesmerized.
It was Lorena instead, that experienced an eye-opener as the Lady Tigers fought to the bitter end before bowing 25-18, 25-20, 25-17 Monday night at Belton High School. Full Story
Trap game awaits Tigers in Caldwell
Big Blue has won six straight regular season ending games
Rockdale has known for two weeks that they have a place in the Class 3A playoff bracket.
At 1-7, Caldwell has no such notions and will have to consider its contest with the Tigers Friday as their playoff game.
Jeff Miller has already Full Story
Goodbye old friend, you were the playground of our childhood
Voters in Houston on Tuesday chose to give the death penalty to the state’s most beloved friend of sports.
Two years short of its 50th birthday, the venerable old site, which now sits in the parking lot of the new and improved Reliant Stadium, will not be spared by a 53 to 47 percent vote. Full Story
Rockdale wins opener on road; Lady Eagles fall
TRAVIS—The Rockdale Lady Tigers basketball team kicked off their 2013-14 season with a road win against Rosebud-Lott on Tuesday night.
The 51-24 routing was led by a 14 point performance from Velma Mitchell. She also had five rebounds, three assists and four steals. Full Story
Bulldogs claim a piece of first district title since ‘09
Thorndale defense sets up dominating victory over rival Thrall
THORNDALE—While scoring 65 points is impressive no doubt, but holding a team to 37 yards rushing and picking off six passes might require a superlative or two. Full Story
Eagles playoff plan: win and they’re in
Victory over Snook by 14 points or more secures place
BARTLETT—The playoff hopes for the Milano Eagles still lie in their own hands, after defeating Bartlett 36-20 in a key District 13A-II matchup at Bulldog Stadium.
The Eagles (7- 2, 3-1) need to beat Snook by more than 14 points on Friday night in the regular season finale for both teams to secure a postseason spot after missing the playoffs last year. Full Story
Thorndale finally warms up to rally past Abbott
Milano brushes past Chilton in straight sets
The No. 13 Milano Lady Eagles never trailed in their bi-district win over Chilton in the Class A state volleyball playoffs and are looking to continue their winning ways for a few more weeks.
Milano swept the Lady Pirates, third place in District 15A, at Rosebud-Lott High School’s Cougar Gym, winning in three sets 25-7, 25-13, 25-8. Full Story
Area cross country teams miss out on trip to state
Buckholts’ Kade Cowan earns trip to state meet
SAN ANTONIO—No South Milam County runners will be headed to the UIL State Cross Country championships, after failing to qualify at Saturday’s Class A Region IV meet at the National Shooting Complex. Full Story