Category : Sports

A Tiger in Memoriam: Rumfield passes away, leaves behind legacy to grateful family, students, friends

Coach. Teacher. Mentor. Father. Husband. Grandfather. Friend. Shelby Rumfield all of those and more. He was born on January 25, 1947 in Temple to Shelby and Leta Rumfield. A multisport athlete, Rumfield was a fullback on the football team, forward…

0 Comments / 1005 View / March 19, 2019

Tigers’ great Hogan hangs up cleats, prepares for life after baseball

Professional. Hard-worker. Perseverance. Those are just a few adjectives to describe Belton Wall of Fame member and Tiger Baseball alumnus Max Hogan. Hogan, a 32nd round draft pick of the Baltimore Orioles back in 2017, announced his retirement from professional…

0 Comments / 258 View / March 13, 2019

Make It Seven! Lady Tigers win seventh straight district title, Tigers second by seven points

  Fast, energetic, loud, and spirited. Four words to describe the 2019 District 10-6A Swimming and Diving Championships at Roy and Jean Potts Swim Center last Friday and Saturday. A six-year old 100-yard butterfly record that was passed by three…

0 Comments / 390 View / January 23, 2019

Tigers, Lady Tigers sweep Belton Invitational Powerlifting Meet

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Powerlifting program is one of the strongest in Central Texas. The program hosted the 2019 Belton Invitational Powerlifting Meet at the Belton High School 9th Grade Center on Saturday. The Tigers won the…

0 Comments / 343 View / January 23, 2019

Belton Tigers Football celebrates season with awards banquet

The 2018 Belton Tiger Football team had great success in 2018, with a 7-4 record, including a 6-2 District 12-6A mark. The program celebrated the success with an end of year banquet at the Belton Athletic Complex on Wednesday, Dec….

0 Comments / 192 View / December 28, 2018

Belton downs Copperas Cove 35-28, travels to Buckley to take on Heights on Friday

The Belton Tigers hosted the Copperas Cove Bulldawgs at Tiger Field on Friday night to start the District 12-6A docket. The Tigers scored 20 points in the first quarter and held off a late Copperas Cove rush to claim a…

0 Comments / 161 View / September 20, 2018

Lady Tigers Volleyball sweeps Shoemaker at all three levels

Belton’s Emily Holder (11) directs Madison Ward (00) on where to direct the volley, while diving under the ball during the Lady Tigers’ varsity sweep of the Lady Grey Wolves at Shoemaker High School on Tuesday night. Photo credit by…

0 Comments / 164 View / August 30, 2018

Belton strong in tri-level scrimmage against Vandegrift

Anthony Fairbanks makes a dash up the field early in the Tigers’ scrimmage against Vandegrift at Tiger Field on Thursday night (August 23). Photo by Tony Adams, Sports Editor, The Belton Journal.   The Belton Tigers Football program hosted the…

0 Comments / 158 View / August 30, 2018

Maximize Potential is the athlete’s gateway to better fitness

Summertime is in midseason. Athletes are getting their bodies in shape for fall football, volleyball, soccer, cheer, cross country and other sports and activities. Maximize Potential, LLC, has been seen at sporting events around the area, which included the American…

0 Comments / 475 View / July 30, 2018

High Five: Two state titles, three more top four finishes have BYSA back on track

After an offseason of turmoil, the Belton Youth Softball Association decided to align themselves with the Central Texas Youth Softball Association to consolidate solid competition from around the area. What resulted was one of the most successful postseasons in the…

0 Comments / 276 View / July 26, 2018