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Lady Tigers dispatch Sachse in two games, MacArthur next

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor Game one of the bi-district round of the Inaugural Class 6A State Playoffs started off in explosive fashion for the Lady Tigers on Thursday. A five-run first inning and three-run second inning, spurred by a…

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UMHB • McKenzie Ralston gets NCAA bid

Special to the Journal University of Mary Hardin-Baylor women’s golfer McKenzie Ralston earned an at-large individual bid to the 2015 NCAA Division III National Championships announced Monday, May 4th. Ralston was one of six individuals selected for this year’s event…

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Watson, Alcozer qualify for state track meet

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Tigers and Lady Tigers’ track and field teams traveled up to the Clyde Davis Track and Field Complex at Baylor University in Waco last weekend for the Texas UIL Region II Track and…

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BYSA Centex Champs a dandy of a league

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Youth Softball Association’s Centex Champs Division is not your typical softball division. It’s a champion division! The Centex Champs Division has been a part of BYSA since 2001. Since that time, so many…

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Belton heads into playoffs on 16-game win streak

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor Great pitching and solid defense are two key ingredients to a championship. Non-district games are great for seeing how a team can play away from a district setting. Belton took on Stony Point in Round…

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‘Last Year’s Winners’ sweep basketball tourney… again

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal On Saturday morning, three-player basketball teams got together and played will into the afternoon for a tournament that was great for community fellowship and for a chance to win a cash prize. The…

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Home Run for Health is Champion of a night

By Tony Adams, The Belton Journal The Belton Tigers’ baseball toured the Scott & White Children’s Hospital and McLane Children’s Hospital on April 15 as part of the team’s Home Run for Health campaign. The team took an hour-long tour…

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Select Softball Spotlight: Buzz Garcia 8U continues learning the game, lose pair of close games

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The CenTex Buzz 8U Garcia team played in the double-elimination bracket round of the Waco Tournament, held at River Bend Park last weekend. Buzz played the TPS 8U squad to start the day. The Buzz…

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Donaho wins district girls’ singles title, eight go to regionals

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Tigers’ Tennis team played a tough District 12-6A Tournament at the Waco Regional Tennis Center in Waco on April 8. Tara Donaho won the District 12-6A girls’ singles championship, defeating Mia Garza of…

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Quartet of 2015 BHS softball seniors one of most prolific groups in Lady Tigers’ softball history

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor 16 combined varsity seasons. 322 runs. 391 hits. 108 multi-hit games. 38 home runs. 296 runs batted in. 69 multi-RBI games. A combined 189-of-443 with runners in scoring position. A .427 batting average with runners…

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