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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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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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