Dawgs heading for third round
Reach regional quarterfinals for first time in five years
COLLEGE STATION— Used to be for Thorndale, making it to the quarterfinal round of the playoffs was just a rest stop on the way to their home-away-from-home, the state tournament.
Having missed out on the tournament the past five seasons, the Bulldogs are grateful to have reached the rest stop again. Full Story
‘Robo-Man’ remains at the top of sprint list
For any track aficionado, mention the name Roy Martin and the eyes widen, the smile broadens.
It’s hard to believe it’s been almost 30 years since Martin dazzled track fans all over the world. Full Story
STATE TRACK MEET
Rockdale’s Dae Dae Robertson (middle) clears the final hurdle and captured a bronze medal in the 300-hurdles at the state meet behind second place Reagan Luce of Hondo (left) and winner Tiora O Full Story
The Bronze Age
Sophomore Robertson leaps to the front in hurdles
AUSTIN—Conditions Saturday couldn’t have been better for Dae Dae Roberston to collect some state jewelry.
The 95-degree weather was perfect, she was an experienced state meet competitor and physically, she was fine. Full Story
Strelsky good as gold at state meet
Tiger grabs first in two of three state events
AUSTIN—It will be the image that most take away with them from the 103rd University Interscholastic League state track meet Saturday.
Dustin Strelsky, spokes spinning like a pinwheel down the track, his gloved fist stabbing the air as he crosses the finish line with 19,248 fans on their feet, cheering and clapping in unbridled appreciation. Full Story
STATE MEET RESULTS
300 hurdles (3A)—1, Tiona Owens, Dallas Roosevelt,44.34. 2, Reagan Luce,Hondo, 44.46. 3, De’Jhoria Robertson, Rockdale,45.14. 4, Nesha Hampton, Anna, 45.59. 5, Meagan Smith, Gilmer, 45.70.6, Cassie Leal, Pleasanton,46.23. 7, Savanna Hulsey,Pampa, 46.39. 8, McKenzieMolina, Lake Worth, 46.59.9, Gabbi Orzabal, College Full Story
RHS BOYS TRACK & FIELD RECORDS
Discus—Freddie Cates, 186-3 in Hearne in 1997.Shot put—Dexter Wesley, 59-73/ in Austin (University of Texas) in 1988.Long jump—Larry Jackson, 24-3 in Caldwell in 1988.Pole vault—Paul Joseph, 14-6 in 1975, and Forrest Goss, 14-6 in Brenham in 1984.Triple jump—Sonny Givens 48-5 in Austin in 1994. Full Story
RHS GIRLS TRACK & FIELD RECORDS
Discus—Angela White, 133-10 in Brenham in 1980.Shot put—Angela White, 43-03/ in Del Valle in 1980.Long jump—Brandy Williams, 18-13/ in Brenham in 1993.Triple jump—Crystal Anderson, 37-0 in Brenham in 2001.High jump—Brittany Frei, 5-4 in Navasota (District Meet) in 2010. Full Story
RHS ALL-TIME STATE TRACK MEET ENTRANTS
2014—Dae Dae Robertson,300-meter hurdles (Bronze)Dustin Strelsky,shout put (Silver); 100-meters(Gold); 400-meters (Gold).2013—Dae Dae Robertson,300-meter hurdles (9th)2012—Juan Rubio,3,200-meters (8th); EmilyBrinkley, shot put (8th)2011—Le’Raven Clark, discus Full Story
Top athletes and scholarship winners were announced at the Milano Athletic Booster Club’s sports banquet on May 12, held at the high school cafetorium. Above, (l-r) David Jentsch, Kelly Jo Wadlington and Jordan Millar were named MHS top athletes for the year. Full Story