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Tigers fall short to Shoemaker in shootout 39-31

By Tony Adams Sports Editor It’s night of sleep that Belton Tigers’ defenders won’t forget: the disturbing visions of Grey Wolves’ jersey number 13 making return visits to the end zone. That jersey number belongs to Derrick Thomas. Thomas found…

0 Comments / 83 View / October 24, 2014

Declawing Cougars

38-point 2nd quarter helps UMHB cruise past Kean 73-7 By Tony Adams Sports Editor Saturday night at Crusader Stadium was a preseason test to gear up the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football team for American Southwest Conference play. The NCAA…

0 Comments / 75 View / October 24, 2014

Remembering a Legend

Kiwanis Club inducts new members, board members in annual banquet By Nikki Velarde The Belton Journal The Kiwanis Club of Belton held their Installation Banquet at Wildflower Country club in Temple this past Thursday. Awards were given, new Kiwanis members…

0 Comments / 60 View / October 16, 2014

Senior Expo features Roaring Twenties theme

By Patrick Lacombe The Belton Journal The annual Senior Expo was held Tuesday, and it was standing room only as people from Belton and surrounding areas packed the exhibition hall at the Bell County Expo Center. The theme for this…

0 Comments / 140 View / October 16, 2014

Ten advocates sworn in as CASAs

By Lee Ann Deal CASA of Bell and Coryell Counties On Satruday, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Bell and Coryell Counties completed their most recent training of volunteers to become CASAs (Court Appointed Special Advocates).  Coryell County Judge Cheryl…

0 Comments / 104 View / October 16, 2014

Council honors BFD lifesaving efforts

By Devin Corbitt The Belton Journal Four firefighters with the Belton Fire Department were recognized at this week’s Belton City Council meeting for their part in saving the life of a Belton resident Aug. 11, including Medic 1 crew: Medic…

0 Comments / 114 View / October 16, 2014

Successful Lion Hunt

Johnson runs for 174, Jones 20 tackles in 40-10 win By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers looked to get back to their winning ways on Friday night as they traveled to Waco ISD Stadium to take on the…

0 Comments / 173 View / October 16, 2014

Lady Tigers sweep La Vega in non-district breather

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Fresh off a tough District 12-6A loss to Waco last Friday night (25-10, 25-17, 25-11), the Belton Lady Tigers volleyball team got a chance to rid themselves of the memory as they traveled to the…

0 Comments / 45 View / October 16, 2014

UMHB picks up weather-delayed win at UW-LaCrosse 41-22

Special to the Journal The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football overcame a sluggish first half to pull away in the second as the Cru posted a 41-22 victory over Wisconsin-La Crosse Saturday night. UMHB, ranked 2nd in the country, improves…

0 Comments / 99 View / October 16, 2014

Never Forget

Belton firefighters honor fallen 9/11 victims By Patrick Lacombe The Belton Journal NEVER FORGET. When these two words are spoken, everyone knows it’s in reference to one of America’s darkest days, the cowardly attacks on the World Trade Center and…

0 Comments / 78 View / October 16, 2014