Daily Archives : December 3, 2015

Cookoff, Bazaar held to support local FD

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal Saturday morning the bay of the volunteer fire department in Morgan’s Point Resort was turned into a bazaar at the annual Auxiliary B4 Fundraiser. Fifteen vendors had booths and tables set up for…

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Shop owners look forward to Small Business Saturday

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal There is Black Friday and then Small Business Saturday the day after. Small Business Saturday is an effort promoted by American Express for shoppers to spend their money in local small businesses for…

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Re-imagining the Christmas Tree at UMHB

By Elizabeth Varville, The Belton Journal As Christmastime draws upon us, many businesses and schools are displaying their Christmas spirit. Since the 19th century, the traditional Christmas tree has long stood for the essence of the holiday season with its…

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Belton New Tech student brings diabetes awareness to school

By Annie Dockery, The Belton Journal Alyssa Shriner, Belton New Tech freshman, discovered that she is a Type 1 diabetic when she was 12 years old. To bring awareness of diabetes to her Belton New Tech classmates she along with…

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Waits awarded Most Valuble Blocker, four on All-District 12-6A Team

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The 2015 Belton Lady Tigers volleyball team was 22-17 overall and 7-5 in District 12-6A. They returned to the playoffs for the first time since 2013. Although they bowed out in the first round to…

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CTRG ends 2015 season with convincing 255-170 win over Houston

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Centex Rollergirls ended a successful 2015 season with a 255-170 win over the Houston Roller Derby Brawlers at the Frank Mayborn Civic Center in Temple. CTRG, the Belton-based Women’s Flat Track Derby Association franchise,…

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Lady Tigers win bronze bracket at Bush’s Chicken Classic

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor It has been awhile since the Belton Lady Tigers basketball has put any hardware in their trophy cabinet. They can add a Copperas Cove/Bush’s Classic bronze bracket championship to their resume. Having led in all…

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Six Belton athletes sign letters of intent to play collegiate athletics

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor Six members of the Belton Athletic Program family inked letters of intent to play sports at the collegiate level last Wednesday afternoon at the Belton Multipurpose Athletic Complex. Briana Davis signed her letter of intent…

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Crusaders ambush ETBU 67-20 for share of American Southwest title

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football team blew open a tight game with 60 consecutive points and the Cru rolled to a 67-20 victory over East Texas Baptist Saturday afternoon at Crusader Stadium in Belton….

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Final drive falls short, Tigers fall to Rowlett 65-64

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor It was a crazy opening night to the 2015 Texas UIL Class 6A-Region I Bi-District Playoffs at Homer B. Johnson Stadium in Garland Friday night, as the Belton Tigers traveled to take on the Rowlett…

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