Category : Sports

Same Ducks, different year: 2015 8U BYBA state semi-finalist Ducks creating quite a quack in CTYSA, Rogers TTAS District Tourney in 2016

By Tony Adams Sports Editor It was a tough move for the Belton Youth Softball Association to move out from under the umbrella of the Texas Teenage Baseball-Softball Association to Independent Fastpitch Association-Virtual Tournament Director (IFA-VTD). It was a move…

0 Comments / 297 View / July 22, 2016

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football 2016 Fall preview projects Belton as runner-up in District 8-6A, UMHB tops in ASC

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Anything and everything has its “national” day nowadays. If a pecan praline has its own national holiday, why can’t Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Fall Preview Guide have its own holiday? Texas’ annual lexicon of logic,…

0 Comments / 472 View / July 22, 2016

UMHB Football season ticket sales start July 18

Special to the Journal Season tickets for the 19th season of University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 18. Tickets will be sold Monday, July 18 through Wednesday, July 20 from…

0 Comments / 145 View / July 21, 2016

4th of July Rodeo brought crowds and excellent talent

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The 92nd Belton 4th of July Rodeo brought many fans to the Bell County Expo last weekend, despite excruciating heat. The rodeo was part of the annual July 4th weekend festivities that started with lunch…

0 Comments / 222 View / July 21, 2016

Making the Adjustment: Potvin spending summer with Victoria in TCL Baseball working with wood bats and honing his solid defense

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Wood bats. Texas heat. Old ball parks. Collegiate players honing their skills, while enjoying their summers. No, this isn’t the plot line for a sequel to “Summer Catch.” But it is similar in setting. Welcome…

0 Comments / 178 View / July 11, 2016

Janczak the talk of the national stage at the College World Series

By Tony Adams Sports Editor It doesn’t matter if you bleed purple and white, red and black, burnt orange and white, green and gold or red and white, you cannot ignore the job that former Belton Tiger pitcher/centerfielder Jared Janczak…

0 Comments / 525 View / July 10, 2016

Mansell voices intent to play football at University of Iowa

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The recruitment of Belton quarterback Peyton Mansell went from a simmer earlier in the spring to an all-out boil near the end of spring practice. Schools such as Arkansas Tech, North Dakota State, Cornell, Columbia,…

0 Comments / 158 View / July 9, 2016

Cornblum resigns as Tiger Baseball HC, new HC at Waco Midway

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Following legends are never easy. Jimmy Johnson was tasked to replace Tom Landry in Dallas. Bill Cowher was hired to replace Chuck Noll in Pittsburgh. Bill Russell was hired to replace Tommy Lasorda in Los…

0 Comments / 391 View / July 8, 2016

Track & Field head coach, athletic business manager continues to mentor, inspire coaches, athletes into 35th year

By Tony Adams Sports Editor There is a coach out there supervising the Belton Tiger Athletics girls’ summer workout program, directing the female athletes on their workouts and offering advice. At the end of her early morning session, she heads…

0 Comments / 429 View / July 7, 2016

BISD announces new band directors

Special to the Journal Belton ISD Superintendent Susan Kincannon announced today that she will recommend Ed Stein as the district’s next head band director and John Pearson as an assistant director. The school board considered and approved her recommendation during…

0 Comments / 505 View / July 7, 2016