Blue Streak Stopped
Resurgent Tigers finally meet their match
WACO—The runaway train has finally been derailed.
Fairfield stopped a rampant Rockdale, sprinting away from the Tigers 42- 7 Friday on an icy evening that featured brutal 28 degree weather and 20 mph winds in the Class 3A, Division II, Region III state quarterfinals at Waco ISD Stadium. Full Story
Tiger togetherness made the 2013 season special
The 2013 Rockdale Tigers had so many factors stacked up against them from day one, it would be easy to stick them with a catchy moniker like, “team least likely to.” Full Story
Dawgs done in by Shiner
Thorndale can’t hold on to early 10-0 lead
MOUNTAIN CIT Y—With hopes of harvesting yet another gold crown on the horizon, the Thorndale Bulldogs were prepared to play for a while.
The Bulldogs season came to a premature end Friday night with a 14-10 loss to Shiner at Bob Shelton Stadium in the Class A, Division I, Region IV state quarterfinals. Full Story
Clark named All-Big 12
A change in position was of little consequence for Le’Raven Clark. He just performed like he always has—better than anyone else.
Clark, a starting left tackle for Texas Tech, was named first-team All-Big 12 Monday by the Associated Press. Full Story
Tigers runner-up at own tourney
Cagers edge Smithville Tuesday at home
The Rockdale Tigers fought off a furious Smithville comeback Monday night to stave off the Tigers 62- 61 at Tiger Gymnasium.
Wendell Mitchell continued his torrid scoring pace by pumping in 39 points to lead the Tigers.
While the junior guard was 11-of-21 from the field and an impressive 17-of-19 from the line, he also snared nine rebounds. Full Story
Fresh off the football field, Bulldogs win first outing
20-point second quarter hands Kovar first victory
Using a 20-point outburst in the second quarter, the Thorndale Bulldogs whisked by Milano 46-36 Tuesday night at Bulldog Gym, handing new coach John Kovar his first victory in his first game.
It was Thorndale’s first game of the year, as they were just knocked out of the state football playoffs on Friday. Full Story
Lady Tigers trip Thrall
The Rockdale Lady Tigers were the benefactors of an early lead in staving off Thrall 38-35 Tuesday night at Tiger Gymnasium.
The Lady Tigers improved to 7-1 on the season.
Velma Mitchell led the way with 13 points with five steals and a block.
Dae Dae Robertson followed with eight points while clearing six rebounds. Full Story