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Record-setting point total, improvement on D key to 2016

Anytime you have a team that can average 43.75 points per game in a season, it’s an indication of a team that is hitting on all cylinders. Welcome to the Belton Tigers of 2016. Fresh off of a 2015 where…

0 Comments / 12 View / December 1, 2016

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Belton’s Courtney Pate named first head coach of Acrobatics and Tumbling at West Virginia Wesleyan

Special to the Journal The West Virginia Wesleyan Athletic Department and Director of Athletics Randy Tenney are pleased to announce the hiring of Courtney Pate as the college’s first head coach of the Acrobatics and Tumbling team. Pate is currently…

0 Comments / 60 View / November 18, 2016

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Belton seniors brought heart, leadership on and off court

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The 2016 Belton Lady Tigers volleyball team has been challenged constantly by the competition and has been in some tight spots. “For the new system that we implemented and the way that the team responded,…

0 Comments / 40 View / November 16, 2016

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Dawgs gone, SGP inbound

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers needed to a win against Copperas Cove at Bulldawg Stadium and some help from Killeen for a favorable playoff seeding. The Tigers left no doubt what their intentions were in the final…

0 Comments / 40 View / November 14, 2016

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District 8-6A schedule ends with critical playoff-type games

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Here are the recaps from Week 10 (Harker Heights bye) in District 8-6A Week 6: Killeen 28 Copperas Cove 16. The Roos overcame a 16-14 deficit in the third quarter with a pair of second…

0 Comments / 48 View / November 8, 2016

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Lady Tigers Basketball look to build upon last season’s success

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The 2016-2017 Belton Lady Tigers basketball team is looking to build upon the area playoff appearance from last season. Last Thursday, the Lady Tigers raised their 2016 Bi-District Championship banner at the Belton Basketball inaugural…

0 Comments / 18 View / November 8, 2016

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Lady Tigers XC 17th at region, Gilmore 6th, Miller runs well

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Lady Tigers traveled to Lubbock take part in the 2016 Texas UIL 6A Region I Cross Country Meet last Friday. The Lady Tigers ran strong against a stout field of runners from the…

0 Comments / 13 View / November 7, 2016

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Tiger Golf on a hot streak, sweeping Waco, winning Hutto

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers boys’ golf team was back in action last Wednesday (Oct. 26), as the Tiger THREE and FOUR flights swept the field at the 2016 Waco ISD Fall Invitational, held at Cottonwood Creek…

0 Comments / 14 View / November 7, 2016

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Eagles Caged

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers had the opportunity to break a portion of the four-way gridlock for third place and create a three-way tie for second place with idle Harker Heights. But to do that, the Belton…

0 Comments / 32 View / November 7, 2016

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Tigers to celebrate Senior Night on Friday as they take on Ellison

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers need all hands on deck to support the team on Friday, as they look to try and get closer to locking up playoff spot against the Killeen Ellison Eagles Friday night at…

0 Comments / 28 View / November 4, 2016