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Tony Adams

It is like Déja Vu: I know that I have been here before

While I have several feelings about how sports stopped on the international, professional, collegiate, and high school levels, there was one that kept creeping into my two broadcasts at the Jay Higgins Lake Highlands Classic last Thursday, March 12: uneasiness….

0 Comments / 1119 View / March 19, 2020

Women In Business: King, Beck form backbone of Belton Athletics

Natisha King (far above) and Julia Beck (above) are two of the reasons for Belton High School Athletics’ running smoothly during the school year. (Courtesy Photos)   The Belton Tigers athletic department is a well-oiled machine that continues to grow…

0 Comments / 358 View / November 13, 2019

NCAA punishment not remotely close to fitting the infraction

  By Tony Adams, Sports Editor, The Belton Journal. Note: The opinions and points of view expressed in this editorial are solely the writer’s and does not reflect the opinions of The Belton Journal. Many people asked me my thoughts…

0 Comments / 874 View / October 17, 2019

When one door closes: Robinson commits to A&M-Corpus Christi

Sports have unique ways of circling coaches and athletes around to cross paths. In early 2019, Belton Tigers first baseman Caleigh Robinson made a verbal commitment to NJCAA’s Angelina College in Lufkin. Robinson had one of her best seasons in…

0 Comments / 345 View / August 6, 2019

Brave statement: Belton Braves capture 12U district crown

The winner’s bracket finals of the 2019 Texas Teenage Baseball Association (TTAB) 12U Open Base District 10 pitted a couple of teams that are very familiar with each other, as the Belton Braves took on the Belton Astros last Tuesday…

0 Comments / 96 View / July 31, 2019

JV 7-on-7 spotlight: Cameron weathers Tigers rally to win 38-27

The Belton Tigers JV 7-On-7 team hosted the junior varsity portion of Monday Night League action (June 17) against the Cameron Yoemen JV squad. Belton led early, and was forced to rally from 12 points back, but the Cameron offense…

0 Comments / 167 View / June 25, 2019

Freshman 7-On-7 spotlight: Big start leads to 25-6 Tigers’ win over Cove

Belton quarterback Connor Crews reads and delivers on the run against Copperas Cove on Monday. (Photo By Tony Adams, Sports Editor, The Belton Journal) Belton freshman receiver Jack Tabat makes a one-handed grab for a first down. (Photo Credit: Tony…

0 Comments / 116 View / June 25, 2019

Tigers’ Red-and-White Game Wednesday at Tiger Field

Tiger Football fans, your wait is over. The 2019 Belton Tiger Football Red-and-White Game is this Wednesday, May 22, at Tiger Field. The freshman game will play from 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. and the junior varsity game will follow from 6:00-7:30…

0 Comments / 283 View / May 20, 2019

Joe Pirtle: A Tiger To Remember

Many people that knew the legendary Joe Pirtle understands how he bled Belton red-and-white. He was a Tiger through and through. For 65 years, Pirtle served Belton, even long after his retirement from Belton ISD. However, many residents and students…

0 Comments / 326 View / May 20, 2019

The Harry & Barry Flag Pole acts as middle ground for The Belton Huddle Club to hand Tiger Seniors leadership torch

  The Belton Tigers football team and Belton Tigers Huddle Club came together last Friday for what has become a tradition in recent years. The Barry and Harry Wilson Flag Pole Ceremony, dedicated by players that battled under former Tiger…

0 Comments / 108 View / May 20, 2019