Category : Sports

Joe Pirtle: A Tiger To Remember

Many people that knew the legendary Joe Pirtle understands how he bled Belton red-and-white. He was a Tiger through and through. For 65 years, Pirtle served Belton, even long after his retirement from Belton ISD. However, many residents and students…

0 Comments / 362 View / May 20, 2019

The Harry & Barry Flag Pole acts as middle ground for The Belton Huddle Club to hand Tiger Seniors leadership torch

  The Belton Tigers football team and Belton Tigers Huddle Club came together last Friday for what has become a tradition in recent years. The Barry and Harry Wilson Flag Pole Ceremony, dedicated by players that battled under former Tiger…

0 Comments / 138 View / May 20, 2019

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 / 1013 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 / 277 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 / 404 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 / 356 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 / 200 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 / 266 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 / 168 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 / 162 View / August 30, 2018