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PHOTOS BY TONY ADAMS, BELTON JOURNAL
Belton’s Remington Lutz (left, Red 22) stretches for a pass on the run past a Copperas Cove 2 defender during last Friday afternoon’s pool play.

Belton 7-on-7 finishes second in pool, semifinal finish

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Within the final minute, China Spring intercepted Killeen Ellison’s quarterback and picked up the go-ahead points in their championship-clinching 44-42 win. Belton and Belton 2 played in different brackets and got different results. Belton finished…

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BTABC caps successful year with $20K gift to Belton Athletics

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Tiger Athletic Booster Club (BTABC) presented Belton athletic director Bob Shipley and his coaching staff an overall amount of $20,434.00 from the proceeds of the Booster Club Reverse Raffle on April 30. The…

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A Lone Star Shootout spectator’s guide to watching 7-on-7 football: 20 things about Texas’ fastest-growing sport

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor So you’re heading to Tiger Field the Belton 7-on-7 Lone Star Shootout Tournament and you see all of these eye-popping scores that are appearing in our game recaps for 7-on-7? Do the rules sometimes seem…

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BHS unveils 2016 Wall of Honor recipients

By Emily West, Correspondent Saturday May 28, Belton High School unveiled its newest addition to the Wall of Honor–– six student-athletes of the induction class of 2016 ––with the guidance and talents of the Journal’s own sports editor, Tony Adams….

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Mansell-to-Peoples pairing good for 10 TD’s during four-game set, Belton earns 7-on-7 state bid

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton 7-on-7 team got great efforts on both sides of the ball, as the team went a perfect 4-0 on the day, sweeping pool play and edging Harker Heights in the Belton State Qualifying…

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Belton summer camps have youths off to healthy vacation start

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The 2016 BISD Summer Camp season is underway with four camps this week and another round coming up next week. The camps are spread between Belton High School’s Tiger Field, BHS Tennis Courts, BHS9’s practice…

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Powerhouse’s Team Invincible reaches The Summit, places fourth in the world

Special to the Journal Team Invincible from Powerhouse Cheer & Fitness represented our town extremely well during The Summit cheerleading competition at Walt Disney World in Florida during the last weekend of April. This is the exceptionally talented team that…

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Tiger Tennis 3rd Annual Tennis-A-Thon raises $9,000

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Tiger Tennis team held their 3rd Annual Tennis-A-Thon at the Belton High School Tennis Courts overnight last Friday. The annual fundraiser goes to support the tennis team and a quarter of the funds…

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Belton sweeps GLC in bi-district round in rout 10-1, come-from behind walk-off by Mask 2-1

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Tigers took to the road on Friday, May 6, as they began their 47-mile Road to Round Rock with a trip to the Metroplex. The Tigers took on Garland Lakeview Centennial in the…

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Holman K’s No. 300, Drake school-record 57th hit, Belton wins 26th straight, 12-0

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Lady Tigers had plenty on the line Saturday, May 7 in the Class 6A area one-game playoff against the Mesquite Lady Skeeters in Glen Rose. Belton hit hard out of the box and…

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