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Lady Tigers’ powerlifter Brittani Castillo practices her squats on Monday in preparation for Midway meet.

Lady Tigers’ Powerlifting bar set for 2015

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The 2015 Belton Lady Tigers’ Powerlifting team a set of tough, physical lifters from all sets of the Belton athletic program. With mainstays of the program, like Kaitlynn King (220+ class), Abbey Dolan (220 class),…

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Lady Tigers’ guard Aubrianna Garcia surveys the Ellison defense Friday night at Tiger Gym.

Lady Tigers drop pair to Ellison, Midway

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Lady Tigers answered a second quarter in which they were outscored 18-7 with a 17-7 third quarter. The Lady Tigers could not fully close the gap and fell to Waco Midway 60-57 Tuesday…

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BHS Softball preps for 2015 in Round Rock

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Lady Tigers softball will have the opportunity to see the fruits of their off-season workouts this weekend, as they travel to Round Rock this weekend for the 16th Annual Round Rock Invitational Softball…

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“34’s a winner!” Belton Tigers’ center Jackson McGowan receives a feed pass from Jordan Russell and releases this shot to beat the buzzer, giving the Tigers a 50-49 win over the Waco Midway Panthers Tuesday. The win gave the Tigers their first District 12-6A win under first-year head coach David President and launched back into the district race.

McGowan’s buzzer beater trips Midway 50-49

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor Some of the best-laid plans don’t always work. For the Belton Tigers on Tuesday night at Tiger Gym, it was the plan that didn’t work out that won the game for Big Red. Jackson McGowan…

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Belton Journal managing editor Devin Corbitt (on sled) is pulled through the Minnesota Great Northwoods’ trails by sled dogs from the Chilly Dogs Sled Dog Company. Corbitt’s excursion, which started at the Northern Point Okpik Boys Scout Camp in Ely, Minn, covered three days of sleeping outdoors and in an Inuit quinsy.

Managing editor takes to the wild of Minnesota via dogsled

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor Dynamite comes in small packages, no doubt about it. The same can be said about Belton Journal Managing Editor Devin Corbitt. A 2014 graduate of Southwestern University in Georgetown, the 22-year-old Corbitt has never shied…

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Photo by David Morris

80 rebound game earns Lady Cru school, ASC marks

Special to the Journal The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor women’s basketball team beat East Texas Baptist University 80-69 Monday afternoon in Belton. The win improved the Cru to 8-3 on the season and 4-2 in American Southwest Conference action while…

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Blair Gilbert had a great tournament for the Lady Tigers, contributing offensively and defensively.

Belton wins silver bracket at Lampasas Holiday Tourney

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Lady Tigers Basketball got a major boost to their 2014-2015 season, after starting the Lampasas Lady Badgers Holiday Tournament 1-1 last week. After being relegated to the Silver bracket, the Lady Tigers endured…

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Players like UMHB baseball player Zach Whiddon made significant contributions to the success of their teams in 2014 and made watching UMHB and Belton High School Athletics in 2014 a joy.

The Teams of 2014: Part II

Sports Editor Sports Editor’s note: This is the third part of a three-part series highlight Belton sports and teams from 2014. The Best of Moments ran in the December 25, 2014’s sports page and The Best of Teams Part I…

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The Belton Tigers went 3-2 at the M.T. Rice Memorial Tournament held in Hewitt. The  team won the Bronze Bracket with a 15-point win over Bryan Rudder.

Tigers win bronze bracket at Hewitt M.T. Rice

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Tigers boys’ basketball team continued its turn around under first-year head coach David President last week at the M.T. Rice Memorial Tournament, held at Midway Middle School in Hewitt. Going into the Tuesday…

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Cammie Moore drives the lane and dishes off to her left in Belton’s 59-45 loss to Godley Monday night.

Lady Tigers romp Akins, fall to Godley in Lampasas

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Lady Tigers returned from Christmas break straight into tournament play at Lampasas in the Lady Badger Holiday Tournament. 12 teams in four pools played in the opening day of the tournament, with the…

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