Daily Archives : April 14, 2015

Pic by Patrick Lacombe

Special needs children play, socialize at Play Day

By Patrick Lacombe, The Belton Journal Children with special needs from all over Central Texas enjoyed fun in the sun at The Children’s Special Needs Network “Play Day” held at Variety’s Peaceable Kingdom Retreat for Children on Hwy 2484 in…

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Longtime Tigers’ trainer Bower to retire

By David Tuma, Publisher Craig Bower will officially retire later this year as an athletic trainer for Belton High School. Over the past 31 years he has touched just about every part of the Belton community. He is respected beyond…

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Magic Belles named Grand Champion in national competition

Special to the Journal The Belton High School Varsity Magic Belles competed in the HTE Dance Nationals held at Incarnate Word University in San Antonio on March 27 – 28. The Magic Belles received “Grand Champion” for their Modern, Jazz…

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She’s lovin‘ it

By CHUCK TAYLOR, Staff writer 22 years ago, Peggy Harris graduated from high school and took her first job at McDonald’s. She never planned on making it a career but the years kept rolling by. Wednesday was supposed to be…

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Late OT goal derails Lady Tigers hopes vs. Rowlett 2-1

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor Dallas-area teams play a rugged, aggressive brand of soccer, with constant offensive pressure and stifling defense. Belton has seen this in past years and even this season, at the National Elite Prep Showcase in the…

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BISD students earn high school, college credits

Special to the Journal Through partnerships with the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Temple College, the Texas Bioscience Institute and the University of Texas-Permian Basin, Belton ISD juniors and seniors can take classes that allow them to earn high school and…

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Tigers finish third, Lady Tigers finish fourth at Cove Relays

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Tigers and Lady Tigers Track and Field teams went back to the track Thursday at Bulldawg Stadium for the 2015 Copperas Cove Relays. The Tigers’ varsity track team finished third with 115 points…

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Bell rings, Tigers advance

By David Tuma, Publisher Belton pulled off an impressive playoff win in the final minutes in a 3-2 win over Garland Sachse. Jacob Bell headed in the winning goal with 2:24 left in the game for the win. Sasche had…

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