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Tiger Football Camp signals beginning of 2016 football season

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The second installment of the 2016 Belton Tiger Summer Football Camp was held this week at Tiger Field and the Tiger practice facility. Campers, from incoming grades seven through nine, were put through a series…

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The Belton Ducks 10U took part in the Texas Teenage Baseball Association 10U Tiger Base State Tournament at the Northam Baseball Complex in Temple last week. The Ducks went 1-2, playing three tough games in the tournament after a first-round bye.

10U Ducks challenge, but fall at state tourney in three games

Belton Youth Baseball Association’s 10U Belton Ducks squad traveled to Temple Wednesday evening for their opening game of the 2016 Texas Teenage Baseball Association’s 10U Tight Base Tournament at the Northam Baseball Complex. The tournament started a day later than…

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The Belton Yankees 8U Coach Pitch team competed at the 2016 Texas Teenage Baseball Association 8U Coach Pitch State Tournament last week in Cameron. The Yankees took third place in the tournament. Their fellow Belton team, the Belton Tigers, took fourth place in the tournament.

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Belton 8U Yankees fight through to third place The Belton Yankees 8U coach pitch team took the field last Friday morning in Cameron in the loser’s bracket final of the 2016 Texas Teenage Baseball Association 8U Coach Pitch State Tournament…

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The Belton Wildcats 6U T-ball team finished fourth at the 2016 Texas Teenage Baseball Association 6U T-ball State Tournament in Chandler.

BYBA teams represent Belton well at TTAB state tournaments

The Belton Youth Baseball Association closed out the 2016 spring season at the Texas Teenage Baseball Association (TTAB) state tournaments, held at various towns across Texas last week. In the 6U T-ball state tournament in Chandler, the Belton Wildcats and…

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The Belton Yankees 14U team finished fourth at the 2016 Texas Teenage Baseball Association 14U State Tournament in Hillsboro.

Yankees top Rockies for 14U District win, state in Hillsboro

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The stakes were high last Wednesday night at Jaycee Field in Belton, as the Belton Yankees and Belton Rockies locked horns with a spot in Wednesday night’s Texas Teenage Baseball (TTAB) 14U District 10 Championship….

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BYBA wins five district titles, TTAB States start on Monday

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Belton Youth Baseball Association competed in five district tournaments last week. Within the framework of the 6U T-ball (Wildcats, Riverdawgs, Sea Dogs), 8U Coach Pitch (Tigers, Yankees, Red Wings), 10U Tight Base (Ducks and A’s),…

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The Belton Tigers and the Belton Yankees BYBA 8U Coach Pitch teams pose for a team picture following the championship game between the two teams. Both will play in Cameron.

Tigers defeat Yankees to win 8U District 4 tournament

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Texas Teenage Baseball Association’s 8U Coach Pitch District 4 Championship game was played at Heritage Park last Thursday night to packed stands, despite the 100-degree heat. The Belton Tigers and Belton Yankees, both heading…

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The Belton Cubs and the Belton Rattlers 12U Open Base teams pose for a team picture following the District 9 championship game between the two teams last Thursday night in Troy. The Cubs will play in Buffalo at Texas Teenage Baseball 12U Open Baseball Championships.

Lane fans 13 as Cubs down Rattlers in Troy 12-4 for 12U District 9 title, looking for state title in Buffalo

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The stands at the Troy Baseball Complex was loaded with maroon, blue and red jerseys supporting the Belton Cubs and the Belton Rattlers at 2016 Texas Teenage Baseball Association’s District 9 Championship Game last Thursday….

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Crusaders picked preseason ASC title favorites for 14th straight year

Special to the Journal For the fourteenth consecutive year, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football team has been picked to win the American Southwest Conference Championship in the league’s 2016 Preseason Coaches and Media Poll. The Cru picked up 13…

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Ducks win 10U District 9 title, state playoffs in Temple on Monday

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton 10U Ducks swept through the field at last week’s 2016 Texas Teenage Baseball Association District 9 Tournament in Cameron to earn a spot in Monday’s 2016 TTAB Boys 10U Tight Base State Tournament…

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