April 18, 2011
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Marist made sure the last memory of basketball being played in Rockdale’s gymnasium was a painful one for the hosts.
The Rockdale boys basketball team got two pieces of good news last Saturday. First, the No. 3 seed Bulldogs went on the road to Cartersville and knocked off No. 2 seed Woodland 77-73 in the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs. Then, shortly after the victory, Rockdale learned it would be back home for round two.
CONYERS -- Rockdale boys basketball coach Alvin Williams admitted his team hadn't played its best Tuesday against Loganville. But it's much easier to deal with a subpar performance when it results in a victory.. LaRonta Parks scored 13 of his 14 points after regulation, including the go-ahead field goal
The Rockdale swim team finished seventh, just one point behind sixth-place Flowery Branch, at Saturday's North Georgia Regional Championships in Dalton.. The girls placed sixth and were just five points out of fourth, while the boys placed eighth, just a point behind seventh-place Clarke Central.. The Bulldogs had
Fans of the Rockdale High School athletic department can be part of an exciting promotion in the early part of February.
Rockdale suffered its first loss of the season Thursday in the Peach State Holiday Invitational. The Bulldogs (9-1) fell to J.L. Mann (S.C.), 57-48 in the championship game of the silver bracket.
SUWANEE -- Nothing was easy for the Rockdale basketball teams Tuesday in Suwanee.. After the girls came from behind to beat Peachtree Ridge 58-56 in double overtime in the opener, the boys erased a seven-point deficit and held off the Lions 84-81 in non
The Rockdale swim team took care of a trio of teams Thursday at Johnson Park. The Bulldogs won the overall event 407-to-321 over Heritage with the boy's winning handily over Eastside, 207 points to 172, and the girl's having to sweat out a 200-197 victory over the Patriots
The Rockdale wrestling team keeps on winning. Thanks to eight individuals who each went 4-0, the Bulldogs won the Crossbone Duals at East Paulding High School last weekend, improving to 13-0 in duals on the young season.. Rockdale, trying to eclipse its fourth-place finish in Class AAAA a year
The Rockdale volleyball made some more history Tuesday.
On a cool, drizzly Friday evening in Conyers, one football team was making preparations for the postseason, while the other was headed in the opposite direction. Quenshaun Watson and Jalani Payne combined for four rushing touchdowns and the Gladiators’ defense held Rockdale to 77 total yards in a 44-0 victory in Region 8-AAAA play. The Gladiators, who won their seventh consecutive game and moved to 8-1, will try to knock off unbeaten Flowery Branch next weekend with a Region 8-AAAA championship on the line.
A whole lot of history was made inside Rockdale High School's quaint gymnasium Tuesday evening. The Bulldogs' volleyball team erased an early deficit in game four and rolled to a 25-17 win over Harris County, clinching a 3-1 victory in the second round of the Class AAAA state playoffs.
Madison County got a 15-yard touchdown pass with less than six seconds to play and Joey Sanderes nailed the extra point to give host Madison a 22-21 win over Rockdale.
Over the course of even a difficult season, often a team can find a handful of bright spots.. Such is the case with the Rockdale football team as it heads into a Week 8 game at Madison County.. Though the previous two weeks have seen the Bulldogs' losing streak extended
The Apalachee football team started the 2011 season with four consecutive losses. Lately, things have been going a bit better for the Winder school. Four different players scored touchdowns and the Wildcats defense pitched a first half shut out in defeating Rockdale, 34-20.