Category : Sports

Belton CRU 12U Baseball overcomes tough pool, injuries for Omaha title

By Justin and Angi Johnson Special to the Journal The Belton CRU 12U baseball team participated in the Omaha Champions Village national tournament in Nebraska June 27-July 1. The tournament was open to AAA and majors class teams from across…

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Belton Volleyball starts Centex VB League season with split

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Lady Tigers started working toward their preseason on Monday night, as they took to the road for the first two-game night of the Centex Volleyball League at Robinson High School. The league consists…

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6U Wildcats down Riverdawgs, both teams go to state in Chandler

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The 2016 Texas Teenage Baseball 6U T-ball District 7 Championship was played at Heritage Park last Thursday evening between the Belton Wildcats and the Belton Riverdawgs. The Wildcats took advantage of some perfectly placed hits…

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Holman becomes first female athlete named HS All-American at Belton, first since baseball’s Brad Turner in 1996

By Tony Adams Sports Editor In over 100 years of Belton High School athletics, there was one athlete that was named to a high school All-American team: Brad Turner in 1996, named to USA Today All-American Baseball team. Last Friday,…

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Belton Softball places eight on TSWA All-State Teams

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Lady Tigers 2016 softball season was the best in the school history, with many first’s and records set. Belton head coach Matt Blackburn’s 2016 edition of Lady Tigers softball can add another first:…

0 Comments / 112 View / July 29, 2016

TTAB playoffs underway for BYBA teams

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The 2016 Texas Teenage Baseball-Softball Association (TTAB) district baseball tournaments are underway locally at Heritage Park and Jaycee Park, as well as in Troy and in Cameron. Action got underway Monday and will conclude Thursday…

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Cooke quietly takes Belton youth golf scene by storm

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Chandler Cooke isn’t caught up in the baseball playoffs this summer and is not quite ready to put the golf clubs away yet for the football pads of Belton Tigers Youth Football in the fall….

0 Comments / 333 View / July 28, 2016

14U TTAB district playoff spotlight: Trovinger’s three doubles, Wallace’s four shutout innings move Yankees to championship 17-1

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The stakes were high Tuesday night at Jaycee Field in Belton, as the Belton Yankees and Belton Rockies locked horns with a spot in Wednesday night’s Texas Teenage Baseball (TTAB) District 14U Championship. It did…

0 Comments / 143 View / July 26, 2016

Belton survives 4 OT game, sweeps State 7-on-7 Pool F, fall in second round

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The 2015 Belton Tigers football team had the propensity to find ways to play from behind to win ball games. Four of five of their wins last season came when the team was behind at…

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CTRG host Las Tejanas at Mayborn C.C.

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The 2016 Cen-Tex Rollergirls season hits the halfway point of their home schedule on Sunday afternoon at the Frank W. Mayborn Civic Center in Temple. Belton-based CTRG will send its H.O.T. All-Stars team, ranked number…

0 Comments / 91 View / July 23, 2016