Category : Sports

First Presbyterian Church of Temple hosted its third annual Living Waters 5K Fun Run and Walk.

Runners hit trail for clean water

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent First Presbyterian Church of Temple hosted its third annual Living Waters 5K Fun Run and Walk. The race started at 6 p.m. just as the storm was trying to settle in at Confederate Park. The…

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Break in drought could mean record deer season

By David Tuma Publisher This upcoming deer season should be a record one for Central Texas. We are three years past two hard drought years. This year in terms of rain 2016 was a record one. It was cool for…

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Homecoming Highlight

Special touchdown makes lasting impression on players, community By Tony Adams Sports Editor As the clock struck zero in the first half of the Belton Tigers and Harker Heights District 8-6A matchup, the Tigers ran an untimed down to insert…

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John Alejandro Rosa (left) rips the ball from the Bonham quarterback’s hand.

Middle school football barrelling towards Belton series

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Here are the BISD Middle School football results from this week. Late SBMS 7A drive to tie falls short in 14-8 loss at Bonham. Touchdown runs of 52 and 62 yards in the first half…

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To open up running holes for Peyton Mansell, Davion Peoples and Bryce Julian, you have to have solid blocking. Miguel Torres (60), Remington Lutz (88), Jacob Lovell (79) and Jerrod Jackson (63) are doing yoeman’s work making a path for an approaching Davion Peoples (7) behind them.

Tigers hit road for final district tune-up Thursday with Round Rock

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Plenty of great things that came out of Friday’s win against Stony Point, starting off with Davion Peoples’ 70-yard run around the right side. “It was a strange game offensively for sure,” Belton head coach…

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Caleb Armstrong (52), Victor Auxenfans (92) and Keith Reineke are three key assets to the UMHB defense.

UMHB hosts Linfield in rematch of 2015 NCAA’s

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The No. 5 University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Crusaders Football team has had some memorable regular season games over its 19-year history. None may be more important than Saturday’s home game against No. 3 Linfield College…

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Markeith Miller (27) ran for 81 of UMHB’s 312 yards rushing in their 56-21 win over TLU last Saturday.

UMHB rolls over Texas Lutheran 56-21

Special to the Journal The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football grabbed an early lead, weathered a Texas Lutheran rally and then pulled away late for a 56-21 victory over the Bulldogs Saturday night in Seguin. The Cru improves to 2-0…

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Michael Finney named new Centex Cavalry HC

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Champions Indoor Football League introduced the Centex Cavalry as their 13th franchise back on Aug. 11, bringing arena football back to the Central Texas area. The momentum of the franchise brought about two major…

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Belton XC teams perform well at Kiwanis Meet

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers and Lady Tigers Cross Country teams took part in the 2016 Hewitt Kiwanis Midway Invitational Cross Country Meet held at the Heart of Texas Soccer Complex in Waco last Thursday. The Tigers…

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Davion Peoples’ 70-yard run on the second play from scrimmage set the tone for the Belton Tigers offense throughout the game, as Belton scored in three of the four quarters in their 70-35 win over Stony Point at Tiger Field last Friday night. The 70-point game was the most in a Tigers’ game since 1937 and is the third-highest output all time.

Point Taken!!!

Belton blows past Stony Point with 28-point blitz in fourth quarter, 70-35 By Tony Adams Sports Editor On a Friday night where the Belton Tigers and Round Rock Stony Point Tigers honored the men and women who defend our country’s…

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