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Copperas Cove running back Trent Canion (25) is in a tough situation against Belton’s Ryan Johnson (right) and Chris Jones during the first quarter of Belton’s 42-21 loss to the Bulldawgs at Tiger Field on Friday night. Although the Tigers outgained the 275-268 offensively, four turnovers resulted in two fumble returns for touchdowns for Cove. The Tigers take on Killeen Thursday evening at Killeen’s Leo Buckley Stadium.

A Dawg-gone shame

Turnovers spoil home district opener against Cove 42-21 By Tony Adams Sports Editor Friday night at Tiger Field brought forth Belton’s second game of their District 12-6A schedule, as they Tigers hosted Copperas Cove. Belton held Cove off the scoreboard…

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Belton’s Chloe Bush goes up for a kill during the Lady Tigers’ four-set loss at Harker Heights Tuesday night.

Lady Tiger in fourth place tie after back-to-back losses

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Lady Tigers went into the second round of the District 12-6A schedule at Harker Heights Tuesday night with a 3-3 record, having been swept by Copperas Cove in straight sets Friday night. With…

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Kamray Runnels leads the Crusaders receiving corps with 20 receptions, 356 yards and 4 touchdowns.

UMHB hit road for first 2014 ASC tilt against Sul Ross

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Holding steady as D3Football.com and AFCA’s number 2-ranked team in NCAA Division III, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor will travel Alpine to take on Sul Ross State in their opening game of the American Southwest…

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Belton kick returner Calvin Johnson III (26) runs back a kick during the Tigers’ 39-31 loss to Killeen Shoemaker at Leo Buckley Stadium last Thursday night. The Tigers are back in action at home against Copperas Cove Friday.

Tigers fall short to Shoemaker in shootout 39-31

By Tony Adams Sports Editor It’s night of sleep that Belton Tigers’ defenders won’t forget: the disturbing visions of Grey Wolves’ jersey number 13 making return visits to the end zone. That jersey number belongs to Derrick Thomas. Thomas found…

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UMHB quarterback Zach Anderson hurdles over Kean linebacker Corey Miller (52) and past defensive backs LeRon Dillard (1) and Darren Dixon (21) in the second quarter of the Crusaders’ 73-7 win over Kean Saturday night at Crusader Stadium in Belton.

Declawing Cougars

38-point 2nd quarter helps UMHB cruise past Kean 73-7 By Tony Adams Sports Editor Saturday night at Crusader Stadium was a preseason test to gear up the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football team for American Southwest Conference play. The NCAA…

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Belton linebacker Tevin Jones takes down Waco High quarterback Derrick Scott during a scramble on fourth down in the third quarter of Belton’s 40-10 victory over Waco Friday night at Waco ISD Stadium. Jones had 20 tackles in the win.

Successful Lion Hunt

Johnson runs for 174, Jones 20 tackles in 40-10 win By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers looked to get back to their winning ways on Friday night as they traveled to Waco ISD Stadium to take on the…

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Belton Lady Tigers’ middle hitter/setter Brey York (3) tips the ball over the hands of an outstretched La Vega middle blocker in the team’s straight set victory over the Lady Pirates Tuesday night in Waco. The Lady Tigers won 25-17, 25-14 and 25-14. They play Shoemaker Friday night.

Lady Tigers sweep La Vega in non-district breather

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Fresh off a tough District 12-6A loss to Waco last Friday night (25-10, 25-17, 25-11), the Belton Lady Tigers volleyball team got a chance to rid themselves of the memory as they traveled to the…

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UMHB running back Marcus Wimby receives a pass from Zach Anderson during a recent game. Wimby had four receptions for 39 yards and one rush for nine yards in UMHB’s 41-22 victory over Wisconsin-LaCrosse Saturday night. The Cru now have a 47-game regular season winning streak and looks for a 48th against Kean at Crusader Stadium

UMHB picks up weather-delayed win at UW-LaCrosse 41-22

Special to the Journal The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football overcame a sluggish first half to pull away in the second as the Cru posted a 41-22 victory over Wisconsin-La Crosse Saturday night. UMHB, ranked 2nd in the country, improves…

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Belton’s Tevin Jones (52) tackles Stony Point quarterback Damian Lindley from behind Friday at Tiger Field.

Belton offense struggles in 27-0 loss to Stony Point

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers, hosted their second Austin-area team in as many weeks Friday night at Tiger Field, as they hosted the Round Rock Stony Point Tigers. In the absence of a sustained offense, Belton called…

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Belton’s Brey York (3) sets Allison Waits for a picture-perfect kill during the Lady Tigers win on Tuesday.

Volleyball sweeps Heights, Killeen matches in 12-6A

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Lady Tigers’ varsity volleyball team looked to follow up its straight-set victory over Harker Heights with a victory over the Killeen Lady Roos at Tiger Gym on Tuesday night. Riding the coattails of…

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