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Tony Adams

The Hill Way: Lake Belton’s philosophy paves way for Broncos

The Lake Belton Broncos athletic programs have undergone a series of firsts in every sport under their umbrella. The girls’ fall sports season is in the books and it is basketball season. Lady Belton Head Coach Taylor Hill is very…

0 Comments / 237 View / November 6, 2020

Lady Tigers look to continue growth following 2019-2020 year

Much in the way of the other Class 5A and 6A fall sports, the Belton Lady Tigers’ basketball team was affected by the delay. Typically in early November, the team receives their influx of volleyball players in around tryout time….

0 Comments / 101 View / November 6, 2020

LBHS shows well at Burnet scrimmage, Stephenville next on Thursday

The practice field gave way to the long-awaited first intersquad football scrimmages for the Lake Belton Broncos last Thursday at Burnet’s Bulldog Stadium. Lake Belton’s Silver (freshman) squad took on the Bulldogs’ freshman team in a 75-play scrimmage. In a…

0 Comments / 316 View / August 26, 2020

UFC PPV, KBO demonstrates social distancing norms that could provide blueprint for return of U.S. sports

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The UFC returned to the octagon last Saturday at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. It marked the second professional league to re-launch their product. World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has been working throughout…

0 Comments / 58 View / May 14, 2020

Belton Baseball turned the corner when COVID slammed into season

Not unlike all of the other Belton Tiger Athletics’ sports teams this spring, Tiger Baseball was resurgent after a tough start offensively. Belton was shut out in two of their first three games while squeezing out three runs in the…

0 Comments / 283 View / May 7, 2020

Belton Softball ends season on seven-game winning streak

The Belton Tiger Softball team had its share of ups and downs in the 2020 campaign. There were lots of growing pains that the team went through in order to get them into competitive shape. After the first two tournaments…

0 Comments / 254 View / May 7, 2020

TTA amends calendar, BYBA, BYSA await guidance

The Texas Teenage Baseball/Softball Association amended their 2020 TTA summer calendar via votes by the TTA State Board of Directors this past weekend. TTA, the body that governs Belton Youth Baseball Association and Belton Youth Softball Association, extended the end…

0 Comments / 218 View / May 7, 2020

Business as “not so” usual: state of Lake Belton High School Athletics

Although school has been closed for some time in the Belton Independent School District, there has been plenty of activity on the Lake Belton High School side of BISD Athletics. This week, I had the opportunity to catch up with…

0 Comments / 327 View / May 7, 2020

Could a three division setup work for MLB in 2020?

At the outset of 2020, everybody had plans and goals. Scandals that rocked the baseball world started to take a back seat to Major League Baseball Spring Training. Then the stoppage of play in the midst of spring training threw…

0 Comments / 96 View / May 7, 2020

The Belton Journal’s NFL Mock Draft 2020…according to Tony

Editor’s Note: This is the opinion of the Sports Editor and not of The Belton Journal newspaper. The 2020 National Football League Draft will be an event like no one has seen in some time. The event was set to…

0 Comments / 204 View / April 23, 2020