Category : Sports

Longtime Belton High School Cheerleading coach Kaufman retires

Special to the Journal On Sunday, May 22, after 20 years, Elayne Kaufman celebrated her retirement as the head coach of Belton High School Cheerleaders. Ms. Kaufman celebrated with former cheerleaders and their parents that spanned the entire 20 year…

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Six take part in Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl activities

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Six Belton seniors took part in the 2016 Heart of Texas Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl games that took place on Friday and Saturday at various locations around the area. Tanner Frick and Trent…

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2016 Belton Tiger Football season ticket drive, advertising campaign continues

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The 2016 Belton Tiger Football season ticket drive and advertising campaign is underway at the Belton Multipurpose Athletic Center. Season tickets are on sale at At press time, 800 reserved seats remained (red seats…

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Holman, Moore named to TGCA All-State team

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Wall of Honor eligibility pool grew by one for the 2017 class. The Texas Girls Coaches Association Class 6A Softball All-State team was released last week. Belton Lady Tigers pitcher Sidney Holman and…

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Belton 7-on-7 finishes second in pool, semifinal finish

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Within the final minute, China Spring intercepted Killeen Ellison’s quarterback and picked up the go-ahead points in their championship-clinching 44-42 win. Belton and Belton 2 played in different brackets and got different results. Belton finished…

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BTABC caps successful year with $20K gift to Belton Athletics

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Tiger Athletic Booster Club (BTABC) presented Belton athletic director Bob Shipley and his coaching staff an overall amount of $20,434.00 from the proceeds of the Booster Club Reverse Raffle on April 30. The…

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A Lone Star Shootout spectator’s guide to watching 7-on-7 football: 20 things about Texas’ fastest-growing sport

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor So you’re heading to Tiger Field the Belton 7-on-7 Lone Star Shootout Tournament and you see all of these eye-popping scores that are appearing in our game recaps for 7-on-7? Do the rules sometimes seem…

0 Comments / 308 View / June 18, 2016

BHS unveils 2016 Wall of Honor recipients

By Emily West, Correspondent Saturday May 28, Belton High School unveiled its newest addition to the Wall of Honor–– six student-athletes of the induction class of 2016 ––with the guidance and talents of the Journal’s own sports editor, Tony Adams….

0 Comments / 214 View / June 18, 2016

Mansell-to-Peoples pairing good for 10 TD’s during four-game set, Belton earns 7-on-7 state bid

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton 7-on-7 team got great efforts on both sides of the ball, as the team went a perfect 4-0 on the day, sweeping pool play and edging Harker Heights in the Belton State Qualifying…

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Belton summer camps have youths off to healthy vacation start

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The 2016 BISD Summer Camp season is underway with four camps this week and another round coming up next week. The camps are spread between Belton High School’s Tiger Field, BHS Tennis Courts, BHS9’s practice…

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