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Tony Adams

Belton strong in tri-level scrimmage against Vandegrift

Anthony Fairbanks makes a dash up the field early in the Tigers’ scrimmage against Vandegrift at Tiger Field on Thursday night (August 23). Photo by Tony Adams, Sports Editor, The Belton Journal.   The Belton Tigers Football program hosted the…

0 Comments / 116 View / August 30, 2018

Maximize Potential is the athlete’s gateway to better fitness

Summertime is in midseason. Athletes are getting their bodies in shape for fall football, volleyball, soccer, cheer, cross country and other sports and activities. Maximize Potential, LLC, has been seen at sporting events around the area, which included the American…

0 Comments / 385 View / July 30, 2018

High Five: Two state titles, three more top four finishes have BYSA back on track

After an offseason of turmoil, the Belton Youth Softball Association decided to align themselves with the Central Texas Youth Softball Association to consolidate solid competition from around the area. What resulted was one of the most successful postseasons in the…

0 Comments / 195 View / July 26, 2018

Knocking Down the Door: Belton Knockouts win 6U TTAS State Championship

  In the game of softball, every teaching moment is an impressionable moment. Those moments were not lost upon the 6U Belton Knockouts at any point during the 2018 season. They won their Belton Youth Softball Association division, Rogers Tournament…

0 Comments / 165 View / July 26, 2018

The Process Is Complete: 10U Belton Bomb Squad completes TTAS State Championship run with 9-5 win over Cameron

In all good businesses and organizations, the stressing of process implementation and improvement is always a key to future success. Belton Youth Softball Association went through a process improvement this year. The Belton Bomb Squad 10U bought in to the…

0 Comments / 135 View / July 26, 2018

Snarls And Stripes

Belton falls in Adidas Texas 7-On-7 State Championship bracket, finish excellent season with 28-8-1 record The Belton Tigers 7-On-7 reached one of their desired goals of the 2018: a return to the Adidas Texas 7-On-7 Division I State Tournament. They…

0 Comments / 97 View / July 5, 2018

Strength and Conditioning Summer Camp draws big numbers

By David Tuma, Publisher The summer offseason program started Monday (June 11) for the Belton Tigers athletes. Summer conditioning used to deal with just football players. In today’s world of overall sports, it is every sport male and female hitting…

0 Comments / 135 View / June 20, 2018

Coaches in the Classroom: Petter’s “Book Love” encourages reading

ABOVE: Tyler Cook (left) and Morgan Magana are two of Jordan Petter’s students that have made regular use of the “Book Love” library. Coaching and teaching in today’s educational landscape is a tough career tandem. Coaching athletics in the morning,…

0 Comments / 403 View / June 18, 2018

The 2018 Lone Star Shoot Out: A Beginner’s Guide in 7-On-7

So you’re heading to Tiger Field the Belton 7-on-7 Lone Star Shoot Out Tournament and you see all of these eye-popping scores that are appearing in our game recaps for 7-on-7? Do the rules sometimes seem a little hazy? No…

0 Comments / 115 View / June 7, 2018

Lone Star Shoot Out to be held at Tiger Field on Friday and Saturday

Seventeen teams from 16 different schools with take the football fields at Belton High School on Friday and Saturday for Lone Star Shootout 2018. Pool play will commence at 10 a.m. on Friday, with each team playing five pool games…

0 Comments / 214 View / June 7, 2018