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Accepting the first place award for the winning team of Scitern, Scitern, Scitern and Locke was Carson Scitern (center) with presenters Texas A&M kicker Josh Lambo and Milam County Aggie Mom President Jana Beckhausen. Accepting the first place award for the winning team of Scitern, Scitern, Scitern and Locke was Carson Scitern (center) with presenters Texas A&M kicker Josh Lambo and Milam County Aggie Mom President Jana Beckhausen. Aggie Mom golf raises $12,000

The golf firm of Scitern, Scitern, Scitern and Locke bagged first place at the Milam County Moms Golf Tournament which raised over $12,000 in the second annual event.

After carding an 18-under-par 54, the winning team received the top prize of $500.

Second place and a prize of $300 went to Allan Jones, Rodney Firth, Billy Galbreath and Richard Towns, firing a 17-underpar 55.

The third place team was from Cameron, consisting

Milano golf fundraiser tees off May 17

The second annual fund-raiser golf tournament is planned for Saturday, May 17 to help fund scholarships at Milano High School this spring.

It will be a four-man scramble format and will be held at the Rockdale Country Club golf course with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.

Cost is $60 per player or $240 for a four person team and is limited to the first 18 teams. Two mulligans may be purchased per person for $5 each. Single players are welcome and will be paired with a team.

Prizes will be given out to the top three teams, as well as for longest drive, closest to pin and hole-inone.

Participants will also be served breakfast and lunch. Entry deadline is May 9.

Forms and more information are available at www.milanoisd.net or by calling MISD at 512-455- 2533. Last year there were able to give away almost $9,000 in scholarships.

Robertson turns in best effort at Texas Relays

AUSTIN—Rockdale’s Dae Dae Robertson turned in a personal best 15.57 Friday at the Texas Relays in the 100-meter hurdles, but it wasn’t good enough to reach the finals.

The sophomore placed first in her heat but 10th overall. They took nine to the finals, so she did not qualify to run on Saturday.

She did keep her 2014 unbeaten high school meet streak alive Saturday at the Happy Skrabanek Relays in Caldwell by taking the 100-meter dash and 300-meter hurdles. of Jason White, Ben White, Cliff Cryer and Bo Cryer, shooting a 16-under-par 56.

Twenty-one teams competed in two different tee times and filled the Rockdale Country Club Course from 8 a.m. till 6 p.m.

The Milam County Aggie Moms Club is a non-profit organization that raises money for scholarships for current and future Aggies and makes donations to the university student-run organizations, such as Car- Pool and the Memorial Student Building.


Leschber Leschber King named to play in three all-star games

Milano’s Aubrie King has been selected to play in three all-star basletball games.

King, who recently led Mumford to the Class A basketball title, will play in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches all-star game on May 16 in San Antonio.

King, who averaged 21 points, nine rebounds and eight assists per game will also play in the Texas High School Coaches Association all-star game on July 21 in San Antonio.

Additionally, he will participate in the Texas Sports Hall of Fame/Texas Shootout game in Waco on May 16 at Baylor’s Ferrell Center.

The 6-foot-5 King is the Class A player of the year and will play collegiately at St. Edward’s in Austin.

King was recently named first-team all-state, just the fifth player to be named first-team all four years. He was also the district most valuable player for the fourth consecutive year.

King led the nation in three pointers with 169 and topped Texas in free throw percentage at 90 percent.

In his career, King has totaled over 2,700 points, 1,500 rebounds, shoots 85% from the free-throw line, 42% from three, and dished off over 1,000 assists.

According to available records, no player in Texas history has accumulated 2,700 points, 1,500 rebounds and 1,000 assists.

In King’s four years, Mumford has racked up 143 wins against just 10 losses, including a 39-1 mark this past season.

Leschber earns player of the week honors

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA— Kim Leschber earned her first-career SCAC Player of the Week award on Monday after the conference announced her as this week’s Pitcher of the Week.

Leschber, a junior transfer from Trinity Valley Community College, dominated in her three appearances during the week.

Her work in the circle helped the Bulldogs to a 4-2 mark on the week and helped them take three out of four in a crucial home series against Trinity.

The junior finished with a 1-0 record, making two starts and one relief appearance, finishing with an ERA of just 0.54 in 13 innings of work.

She gave up one earned run on 10 hits, holding opponents to a .204 batting average in the process.

Her first appearance this week came in relief in a 4-3 loss to Pacific Lutheran. Leschber came in and kept the Bulldogs within striking distance, tossing the game’s final four innings and shutting out the Lutes while holding them to just one hit.

She started two games against Trinity, needing big-time performances against a team fighting with the Bulldogs for the top spot in the SCAC standings.

She pitched four innings in her first start of the series. Though she didn’t earn a decision in that game, she did pitch well, limiting the Tigers to just two runs (one earned) on three hits.

She was magnificent in her second start against the Tigers, earning the win and tossing five shutout innings while allowing just six hits.

7th annual Tiger Booster Club tourney is May 3

Rockdale Tiger Booster Club will host its 7th annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 3 at the Rockdale Country Club.

The one day tournament will include a crawfish boil.

Teams will be posted at 8 a.m. with the first tee off at 8:30. A sausage wrap lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Another tee off is set for 12:30 p.m. and the crawfish boil is set for 6 p.m.

There is an $85 per person entry fee (which includes one meal ticket), additional meal tickets available for $20 each.

Players must be 18 years or older.

Prize money awarded to the first three places. Hole sponsorships available for $100.

Contact the RISD athletic office, 430-6150 for more information.

Milano booster club will meet April 17

The Milano Athletic Booster Club meeting will be on Monday, April 7, at 6 p.m. at the elementary cafeteria.


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