Category : Sports

UMHB football great Freeman becomes first with retired number

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor retired the jersey number of former UMHB linebacker Jerrell Freeman at halftime of the Crusader’s 20-15 victory over Hardin-Simmons on Saturday at Crusader Stadium in Belton. The UMHB Athletic and…

0 Comments / 58 View / November 4, 2016

Tigers Team Tennis makes Area semis, fall to Duncanville

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tiger Tennis team competed in the first round of the area tournament late last week at the Waco Regional Tennis Center. In the first Area round matchup, the Tigers were up against the…

0 Comments / 22 View / November 4, 2016

Not a Saturday CRUise

The Saturday stage was set at Crusader Stadium for the annual tussle between Division III No. 3-ranked University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and No. 9-ranked Hardin-Simmons, with sole possession of the American Southwest Conference lead and the inside track on a…

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Runners hit trail for clean water

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent First Presbyterian Church of Temple hosted its third annual Living Waters 5K Fun Run and Walk. The race started at 6 p.m. just as the storm was trying to settle in at Confederate Park. The…

0 Comments / 47 View / October 5, 2016

Break in drought could mean record deer season

By David Tuma Publisher This upcoming deer season should be a record one for Central Texas. We are three years past two hard drought years. This year in terms of rain 2016 was a record one. It was cool for…

0 Comments / 75 View / October 5, 2016

Homecoming Highlight

Special touchdown makes lasting impression on players, community By Tony Adams Sports Editor As the clock struck zero in the first half of the Belton Tigers and Harker Heights District 8-6A matchup, the Tigers ran an untimed down to insert…

0 Comments / 88 View / October 4, 2016

Middle school football barrelling towards Belton series

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Here are the BISD Middle School football results from this week. Late SBMS 7A drive to tie falls short in 14-8 loss at Bonham. Touchdown runs of 52 and 62 yards in the first half…

0 Comments / 177 View / September 29, 2016

Tigers hit road for final district tune-up Thursday with Round Rock

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Plenty of great things that came out of Friday’s win against Stony Point, starting off with Davion Peoples’ 70-yard run around the right side. “It was a strange game offensively for sure,” Belton head coach…

0 Comments / 42 View / September 27, 2016

UMHB hosts Linfield in rematch of 2015 NCAA’s

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The No. 5 University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Crusaders Football team has had some memorable regular season games over its 19-year history. None may be more important than Saturday’s home game against No. 3 Linfield College…

0 Comments / 63 View / September 27, 2016

UMHB rolls over Texas Lutheran 56-21

Special to the Journal The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football grabbed an early lead, weathered a Texas Lutheran rally and then pulled away late for a 56-21 victory over the Bulldogs Saturday night in Seguin. The Cru improves to 2-0…

0 Comments / 25 View / September 27, 2016