Ducks, dour atmosphere took its toll on Rockdale
Rivals played on in the face of country’s shock and tragedy
I f you were alive and of a certain age on November 22, 1963, you probably know where you were and what you were doing on that tragic date when President John F. Kennedy was stopped by an assassin’s bullet in Dallas. It is the timepost of a generation.
While shots ricocheted in Dallas, the echoes were heard around the world. Full Story
PVIL exhibit features Aycock
Preserving one’s history can take work, but the advantages of doing so can reap many benefits.
This is the sentiment that Edward Roby, former athletic director for Austin Independent School District, likes to convey when he discusses the historical exhibit housed at the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement‘s (DDCE) Community Engagement Center in east Austin. Full Story
Bi-District Beat Down
This time, no deja vu all over again
BELTON—There was a strong sense of deja vu floating around plush Crusader Stadium Friday night.
Like it had in last season’s matchup with Lorena, Rockdale dominated the first half and took a halftime lead into the locker room. We all know how that turned out. Full Story
ROCKDALE VS. CENTER
What: Rockdale Tigers (7-4) vs. Center Roughriders (3-8). Division II, Region III area playoff. Where: Tiger Stadium in College Station (6,000 capacity, Astroplay surface). When: Friday, 7:30 p.m. Favorite: Rockdale by 14. Last week: Rockdale 55, Lorena 28; Center 45, Groesbeck 45-21. Series: Schools have never met. Full Story
Center struck by Rainbolt
Despite 3-8 mark, Roughriders have quick-strike capabilities
According to Rockdale Coach Jeff Miller, one would be foolish to pay much attention to upcoming opponent Center and its less than stellar record. Full Story
Eagles ring up Runge, Bruni next
Badgers have not played in two weeks
DRIPPING SPRINGS—Milano Eagles head coach Craig Jentsch said his team needed to hold on to the ball and keep Runge from putting together long drives to win their Class A bi-district playoff game on Friday.
The Eagles (9-2) were able to overcome three turnovers in the first half to defeat the Yellowjackets 41-18 at Tiger Stadium. Full Story
Coming off a loss Dawgs hungry to get back on field
Kenedy coming off huge victory in bi-district round
THORNDALE—It’s always a joyous occassion when you earn a place in the state playoffs, but after a regular season ending loss to lowly Holland, Thorndale is in a bad mood.
The Bulldogs—a 36-33 loser to a playoff-less Hornet team two weeks ago—are ready to get back on the field and exorcise all the demons from the regular season loss. Full Story
Lady Eagles can’t handle big girl in the middle in regional
Lindsay earns a trip to the state tournament
WEATHERFORD—The Milano Lady Eagles just could not find an answer for Lindsay’s 6-2 middle hitter Nicole Fleitman in their regional semifinal match on Friday at Kangaroo Gym.
The Lady Eagles fell in straight sets 26-24, 25-21, 25-22 in the team’s first regional tourney berth since 2005. Full Story
GIRLS Rockdale 49, Cameron 26 ROCKDALE (4-0)—Mitchell 20, Rubin 10, Norris 7, Pickett 4, McBride 6, Muston 2. Rockdale 18 18 0 13—49 Cameron 2 15 0 9—26 Highlights—Robertson 8 rebs, 5 stls. Full Story
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