TOP STORIES OF 2013
• The Rockdale football team went deeper than any Tiger team since the 1976 state championship year, losing to 14-0 Fairfield in the state quarterfinals to finish 9-4.
• After the University Interscholastic League announced its enrollment cutoffs for the next realignment in February, Rockdale will drop down in classification for the first time since 1980. Full Story
2013 included a ton of revisionist sports history
The 2013 sports vernacular included a lot of stories with references that included the word “since” in them.
Such as, the first time a team or individual had accomplished this tremendous feat “since.”
That one adverb helped to make this past year one that will not soon be forgotten by its participants and fans. Full Story
Tigers make slam dunk of Cameron X-Mas Classic
Mitchell needs two points to become school’s all-time leading scorer
CAMERON— Riding the crest of a five-game winning streak, the Rockdale Tigers ran away with the 15th annual Cameron Chamber of Commerce Christmas Classic over the weekend.
The Tigers took home the top prize on the boys side going unbeaten and defeating Whitney 71-46. For the girls, Brenham took out Marble Falls 54-40 for the trophy. Full Story
BOYS Cameron Chamber of Commerce Classic Championship
Rockdale 76, Team 40
ROCKDALE (12-3)— Ford 28, Mitchell 22, Miles, 14, Dansby 5, David 3, Brooks 2, Helton 1, Payne 1. Rockdale 17 18 21 20—76 Team 7 10 13 10—40
Highlights—Ford 15 rebs, 12-15 FTS; Mitchell 6 rebs, 6 asts, 5 stls; David 8 rebs, 3 stls.
Rockdale 71, Whitney 45 Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
TIGER BASKETBALLFriday—at Milano, JV-V, 3:30-5 p.m.Tuesday—at LaGrange, JV-V,5:15-6:30LADY TIGER BASKETBALLFriday—Taylor, JV-V, 5:15-6:30District OpenerTuesday—at Navasota, JV-V,5:15-6:30MILANO BASKETBALLFriday—Rockdale, JV-V,3:30-5 p.m.Tuesday—Giddings, JV-V, Full Story
Tiger stars to play in allstar games
Rockdale Tigers Josh Pelzel and James David will have a full calendar over the holidays as both standouts will be participating in high school all-star games.
The 6-foot-7, 330-pound Pelzel, has been selected to participate in the 3rd Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl in Los Angeles, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 5.
The game will be broadcast on Fox Sports at 6 p.m. Full Story