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Sortor inks intention to play at McLennan

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor Former Belton Tiger first baseman Chase Sortor made his college baseball intention official this week, as he heads up I-35 to play for the McLennan Community College Highlanders in 2015-2016. The three-year varsity first baseman…

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Mahler earns NCAA All-American Honors

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor Former Belton Tiger track and field standout Wolf Mahler can now add another big title to his growing resume. NCAA All-American. The Texas Longhorn track and field specialist finished seventh in the Decathlon at the…

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Robinson wins FCA MVP Award

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor Power. Grace. Speed. Jumping Ability. Have we already covered power? Belton High School graduate McKinzee Robinson has all of it covered and will be a huge asset to Temple College this fall. The former Lady…

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Belton 1 wins pool, China Spring wins Lone Star Shootout

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The 2015 Lone Star Shootout featured many the area’s best 7-On-7 teams brought together to compete in the annual two-day tournament. This year’s installment of the event was held at North Belton Middle School, as…

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Belton Youth Baseball season in crunch time

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor From the Freshman Divisions to the T-Ballers, there are several wide open races in the Belton Youth Baseball Association 2015 Spring Season. As of the opening of play on June 8, the only division that…

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Former Tiger Rumfield tabbed Temple’s new head boss

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor A former second-round pick of the Cincinnati Reds in 1991. Spent 14 years in the minor leagues and caught for names like Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, John Smoltz, Brett Tomko, Bruce Chen and Steve Avery….

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Holman, Jones named to TGCA All-State Team

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor Statistics can be a big driver in the success of a team. Some players have good statistics. Others have out of this world statistics. But the performance on the field when the game is on…

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Belton, Temple qualify for State 7-On-7 Tourney

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Tigers’ 7-On-7 team took to the field at UMHB Crusader Stadium Saturday looking for a berth in the State 7-On-7 Tournament in College Station next month. Mission accomplished. The Tigers swept through Pool…

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17th Round CKO: Sarah’s fight against Ewing’s Sarcoma

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor You hear all the sport analogies: clutch player, gamer, wins when the chips are down, plays with ice water in their veins, etcetera. All of these and probably a million others can apply to Sarah…

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Belton Softball celebrates 2015 success

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The bi-district, area and regional quarterfinal champion Belton Lady Tigers softball team celebrated its successful 2015 season with an end-of-season banquet at Harris Community Center last Wednesday evening. Belton head coach Matt Blackburn welcomed the…

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