‘Edwin Edwards Day’ honors family friend
A ustin Mayor Lee Leffingwell caused a political uproar last week when he sponsored an “Edwin Edwards Appreciation Day” in Austin.
Many took umbrage with the fact that Austin should be celebrating the life of a government official who just recently got out of the pokey for bribery and extortion. Full Story
Tigers ready for test drive against Buffs
Big Blue hosts Giddings Friday
The Rockdale Tigers, ranked No. 2 and No. 4 in different pre-season publication polls, will get a better look at themselves Friday when they host Giddings Friday at 7:45 p.m. at Tigerland Field.
The Tigers will be breaking in a new quarterback in Dylan McCartney and a new defensive coordinator in Jake Coulson, who joined Jeff Miller’s staff last spring. Full Story
Milano flies past Rockdale in opener
Lady Eagles stave off late Lady Tiger rallies
MILANO—While it was a pretty typical season opener full of mistakes and jitters, Milano made the best of it.
The Lady Eagles disposed of the Rockdale Lady Tigers in straight sets 25-11, 25-18, 25-19 at Geneva Pacely Gymnasium Tuesday night.
It marks the second year in a row that Milano has bested Rockdale in the season opener. Full Story
Dogs, Eagles gearing up
Thorndale welcomes Centerville Friday
With expectations running high for the upcoming 2014 season, both Thorndale and Milano are preparing for the year in earnest.
Thorndale will host Centerville Friday at Bulldog Stadium at 7:30 p.m. Full Story
Lady Dogs’ Angel at the net
Former Thorndale star Bigan takes over spike program
THORNDALE—As a hard-nosed competitor herself at the high school and college level, Angel Bigan hopes she can shift that attitude from player to coach.
The former Thorndale star takes on her first coaching job on familiar ground, as she returns home. Full Story
Milano counting on chemistry
Lady Eagle teammates enjoy competing together
MILANO—Somewhere on the list of team tangibles, team chemistry is on the checklist.
For the 2014 Milano volleyball team, it’s as important as blocking and setting. Full Story