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Sometimes if you look at Kavan Johnson, it’s a blur. Especially if you are a Killeen Ellison defender trying to catch him. Here, Johnson rushes for a 42-yard touchdown and gives a quick glance to the Belton student section as he sprints to the end zone in the Tigers’ 38-6 victory over Ellison Friday night at Tiger Field.

Captivatin’ Kavan

Johnson scores 4 TDs in Tigers’ 38-6 win By Tony Adams Sports Editor With the three-way tie for the fourth and final playoff spot in limbo in District 12-6A, the Belton Tigers looked to trip up the Killeen Ellison Eagles…

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Kris Brown (2) makes a play on a receiver. Brown had six tackles in UMHB’s 72-16 win over Texas Lutheran in Seguin. The No. 2-nationally ranked Cru will take on Hardin-Simmons on Saturday at Crusader Stadium at 1 p.m.

Crusaders score 56 straight points, blister TLU 72-16

Special to the Journal The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football team exploded in the second quarter to break open a close game as the Cru raced past 17th-ranked Texas Lutheran University 72-16 Saturday afternoon in Seguin. UMHB improves to 7-0…

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Tevin Jones is one of the quickest linebackers in the state and has a sense of where the ball is all the time.

Tigers ready for homecoming tilt with Ellison

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers’ football team, rested and healthier following a week off, had a chance to take some down time and assess the their season so far and game plan for the week ahead. “We…

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Belton’s Allison Waits makes a kill-block on a Shoemaker shot, while Jackie Wainwright supports the play.

Lady Tigers celebrate senior night with straight-set win

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Lady Tigers’ volleyball team hosted the Killeen Shoemaker Lady Grey Wolves needing a win to keep their playoff hopes alive. Tuesday night was also Senior Night for four of the program’s members: McKinzee…

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UMHB sophomore cornerback Kris Brown (2) makes a diving pass defense of Louisiana College quarterback Easton Melancon’s pass to Ladarius Gardner (9) during the Crusaders’ 45-24 win over the Wildcats. UMHB is now 6-0 on the season and 2-0 in American Southwest Conference play. They will play Texas Lutheran University in Seguin in a showdown of undefeated teams on Saturday.

Conquering the Cats

Cru score 24 unanswered 1st quarter points, beat LC 45-24 Special to the Journal The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football team dominated the first quarter and then held on from there as the Cru posted a 45-24 victory over Louisiana…

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Kavan Johnson (15) reaches into the end zone for a 39-yard touchdown run past Killeen safety Anthony Johnson. The Tigers took the lead on the touchdown and hung on for a 33-32 win over the Kangaroos.

Never Let Down

Tigers take lead late, hold on for 33-32 win at Killeen By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers went into Thursday night’s District 12-6A tilt with the Killeen Kangaroos needing a win to keep their hopes alive for a…

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Deshon Kinsey had four tackles in Alpine during UMHB’s 56-9 victory over Sul Ross State on Saturday. The Cru take on Louisiana College at Crusader Stadium Saturday at 1 p.m.

Crusaders score 50 straight, upend Sul Ross 56-9

Special to the Journal The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football team took some time to get started, but the Cru rolled from there on the way to a 56-9 victory over Sul Ross State University Saturday afternoon in Alpine. UMHB…

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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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