Category : Sports


Belton Softball: A test at Friends of Round Rock Tourney

By Tony Adams Sports Editor It has been seven months since the Belton Lady Tigers ended the regular season as Class 6A’s No. 1 ranked team, went four rounds into the playoffs and graduated one of most esteemed classes in…

0 Comments / 46 View / January 5, 2017


Belton Football’s end of season banquet celebrates 2016

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers gathered at the Belton Multipurpose Athletic Complex last Wednesday to honor the 2016 football teams for their performances on and off the gridiron this season. Belton finished 8-4 in 2016 and 4-2…

0 Comments / 48 View / December 23, 2016


No. 1 UMHB playing for NCAA Division III National Championship against Wisconsin-Oshkosh in Stagg Bowl XLIV

  By Tony Adams Sports Editor It has been 12 years since the No. 1-ranked University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Crusaders had been to the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl to play for a national championship. The wait is over and the…

0 Comments / 127 View / December 15, 2016


No. 1 Mary Hardin-Baylor bolts to 27-10 victory over Linfield in NCAA D-III Second Round, play Wheaton Saturday in Quarter Final

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football team went into Saturday’s contest against Linfield College knowing full well that the Wildcats were out for payback following their early season matchup that resulted in a 66-27 loss…

0 Comments / 75 View / December 8, 2016


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 / 47 View / December 1, 2016


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 / 75 View / November 18, 2016


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 / 61 View / November 16, 2016


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 / 51 View / November 14, 2016


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 / 63 View / November 8, 2016


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 / 34 View / November 8, 2016