Back in the Saddle
LaGrone returns as Milano head coach
Volleyball coach King is named athletic director
MILANO—In as smooth and effortless a transition as you could imagine, Milano has filled two important vacancies.
After a 11-year absence, Chad LaGrone has returned as the head football coach of the Milano Eagles.
Long-time volleyball coach Wendy King, will assume the job of athletic director. Full Story
Dustins ecourage the term ‘heroic’ like no others
I want to talk about courage today. Courage is defined in may different ways. Actions, attitudes, fantastical results.
The sports pages are the perfect place to broach the subject because in no place is the word more misused.
We have had two acts of indescribable courage right here in our midsts that defy any description.
Coincidently, both subjects are named Dustin. Full Story
Tigers continue hot streak with nine wins
Blue bats have been pounding out timely hits
After posting a 3-2 mark in the Killeen ISD tournament over the weekend, the Rockdale Tigers continued their winning ways Tuesday night with a 4-3 victory over Austin’s St. Dominic Savio.
The Tigers improve to 9-3 on the season.
Against mostly Class 5A competition, the Tigers compiled a 3-2 record in the Killeen tournament. Full Story
Duck s make it lucky 7
Taylor outruns defending champion Giddings
Behind Clark Griffith’s 26 points, the Taylor Ducks claimed their seventh Rockdale Relays crown and first since 2009.
The Ducks held off defending Relays champion Giddings 154 to 134 on a sun filled day at the 56th annual Relays.
Taylor first won the Rockdale Relays in 1961. The Ducks took three straight from 1965-67. Full Story
Lady Eagles earn second at North Zulch tourney
Despite 1-3 mark, Thorndale learns at Schulenburg
The Milano Lady Eagles finished second over the weekend at the North Zulch tournament. Freshman pitcher Naomi Graham was named to the all-tournament team.
Milano (5-5-1) will start district play on Friday and head coach Chad LaGrone thinks his team could win the league title. Full Story
WHERE THEY PLAY
TIGER BASEBALLThursday-Friday-Saturday—Ranch Baseball Invitational inFranklinWednesday—at Liberty Hill, V,3 p.m.LADY TIGER SOFTBALLFriday-North Zulch, V, 6 p.m.TIGER TRACKFriday—Max Hibbits Relays atWaco ConnallyTIGER GOLFThursday (boys)—at BrenhamTIGER TENNIS Full Story