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Tony Adams

Belton readies for district title defense in 2018

The Belton Lady Tigers Softball team split the District 8-6A championship with Waco Midway last season, with 13-1 records in district play. They had their playoff run cut short in the area round by Wylie, a team that played tightly…

0 Comments / 140 View / February 15, 2018

Legendary Tiger Harry Wilson passes away at age 62

The Belton community lost a great ambassador of the city with the passing of Harry Wilson this past Sunday at age 62. Harry Lewis Wilson was born on April 25, 1955, in Temple to William Henry Washington and Mary M….

0 Comments / 126 View / February 9, 2018

Lady Tigers win sixth straight district title, Tigers runner-up

  The Belton High School Swimming program hosted the 2018 District 10-6A Swim Meet at the Roy and Jean Potts Swim Center on Friday and Saturday. The Tigers and Lady Tigers swam well and did not disappoint the full house…

0 Comments / 71 View / January 31, 2018

David Tidwell inducted into THSBCA Hall of Fame

The Belton Tigers Baseball program was elevated from an afterthought in the early 1980’s to one of the most feared at any classification. David Tidwell epitomized baseball coaching and education at the high school level. He spent 23 seasons building…

0 Comments / 648 View / January 24, 2018

Belton finishes fifth at 19th Annual FoRRS Tourney

If the 19th Annual Friends of Round Rock Softball Preseason Tournament at Old Settlers Park was an indication of the brand of play that we will see out of the Belton Lady Tigers Softball program, it should be an exciting…

0 Comments / 41 View / January 17, 2018

Tigers win Midway Invitational Powerlifting Meet, Lady Tigers place second

The second meet of Belton Powerlifting’s 2018 season took place last Thursday at Midway High School in Hewitt. The Tigers took first place with 52 points, collecting five first-place finishes, two second-place finishes, two third-place finishes and a fifth-place finish….

0 Comments / 40 View / January 17, 2018

No. 1 UMHB vs. No. 2 Mount Union: A Prelude to Stagg Bowl XLV

For anyone who thinks an NCAA Playoff System won’t work for Division I, needs to take a very close look at Division III. Sure, systems have imperfections. Brackets can be very interesting and matchups can be odd. But the NCAA…

0 Comments / 302 View / December 13, 2017

Return of The Belton Journal Progress Report: The Fall Version

We had a good deal of feedback when The Belton Journal updated the community on Belton baseball and softball players participating in colleges and universities this past spring. The plan is to do this in the fall as well with…

0 Comments / 189 View / August 16, 2017

New HS, old traditions could lead to future identity crisis…namely my own

In three years, we will see a new high school built and the athletic seasons start their inaugural year. But what to name the school, what the school mascot is to be named and the school colors are to be…

0 Comments / 474 View / August 16, 2017

BTABC: Supporting all of Belton ISD Sports

The 2017-2018 Belton Tiger Athletic Booster Club annual membership drive is underway and needs your support. The BTABC supports the male and female student athletes in all sports at the middle school and high school level. The membership drive funding…

0 Comments / 143 View / August 4, 2017