Daily Archives : January 15, 2015

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80 rebound game earns Lady Cru school, ASC marks

Special to the Journal The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor women’s basketball team beat East Texas Baptist University 80-69 Monday afternoon in Belton. The win improved the Cru to 8-3 on the season and 4-2 in American Southwest Conference action while…

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Belton wins silver bracket at Lampasas Holiday Tourney

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Lady Tigers Basketball got a major boost to their 2014-2015 season, after starting the Lampasas Lady Badgers Holiday Tournament 1-1 last week. After being relegated to the Silver bracket, the Lady Tigers endured…

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The Teams of 2014: Part II

Sports Editor Sports Editor’s note: This is the third part of a three-part series highlight Belton sports and teams from 2014. The Best of Moments ran in the December 25, 2014’s sports page and The Best of Teams Part I…

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Tigers win bronze bracket at Hewitt M.T. Rice

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Tigers boys’ basketball team continued its turn around under first-year head coach David President last week at the M.T. Rice Memorial Tournament, held at Midway Middle School in Hewitt. Going into the Tuesday…

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UMHB names Director of Development

By James Stafford, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Kelly Boggs has been named Director of Development at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor beginning Jan. 6. According to Associate Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, Dr. Rebecca O’Banion, Boggs’s appointment to…

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Holiday sales up in downtown Belton shops

By Patrick Lacombe, The Belton Journal The holiday season, which encompasses Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years, is the most anticipated season of the year for retailers. A slump in sales at this time of year can mean economic disaster for…

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Local businesses help residents keep New Year’s fitness resolutions

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal With every new year comes the “New Year’s Resolutions” and whether you partake or not, it is the hot topic for the first weeks of the year. Many people make resolutions to better…

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