Category : Sports

Belton finishes fifth at 19th Annual FoRRS Tourney

If the 19th Annual Friends of Round Rock Softball Preseason Tournament at Old Settlers Park was an indication of the brand of play that we will see out of the Belton Lady Tigers Softball program, it should be an exciting…

0 Comments / 97 View / January 17, 2018

Tigers win Midway Invitational Powerlifting Meet, Lady Tigers place second

The second meet of Belton Powerlifting’s 2018 season took place last Thursday at Midway High School in Hewitt. The Tigers took first place with 52 points, collecting five first-place finishes, two second-place finishes, two third-place finishes and a fifth-place finish….

0 Comments / 110 View / January 17, 2018

No. 1 UMHB vs. No. 2 Mount Union: A Prelude to Stagg Bowl XLV

For anyone who thinks an NCAA Playoff System won’t work for Division I, needs to take a very close look at Division III. Sure, systems have imperfections. Brackets can be very interesting and matchups can be odd. But the NCAA…

0 Comments / 578 View / December 13, 2017

Return of The Belton Journal Progress Report: The Fall Version

We had a good deal of feedback when The Belton Journal updated the community on Belton baseball and softball players participating in colleges and universities this past spring. The plan is to do this in the fall as well with…

0 Comments / 278 View / August 16, 2017

New HS, old traditions could lead to future identity crisis…namely my own

In three years, we will see a new high school built and the athletic seasons start their inaugural year. But what to name the school, what the school mascot is to be named and the school colors are to be…

0 Comments / 552 View / August 16, 2017

BTABC: Supporting all of Belton ISD Sports

The 2017-2018 Belton Tiger Athletic Booster Club annual membership drive is underway and needs your support. The BTABC supports the male and female student athletes in all sports at the middle school and high school level. The membership drive funding…

0 Comments / 293 View / August 4, 2017

Photo By Tony Adams, The Belton Journal

Belton Thunder 8U finishes second at Texas Teenage Coach Pitch State Tournament

In the July 20 edition of Belton Journal Sports, we brought you the first part of the Texas Teenage Softball Association’s 2017 8U Coach Pitch State Softball Tournament, featuring the Belton Thunder and Belton Hot Stix action from Monday night,…

0 Comments / 201 View / August 4, 2017

Belton Exes Tournament brought out fun-loving good times and golf

The annual Belton Exes Golf Tournament always brings the best of talent from Tiger alumni and other past and present athletes and coaches from around the area. Sammons Golf Links proudly hosted the two-person, best-ball tournament last Saturday morning. The…

0 Comments / 173 View / July 13, 2017

Belton second, UMHB to repeat in ASC in DCTF 2017 predictions

The rush to the stores was on last week to purchase the Dave Campbell’s Texas Football 2017 magazine. The release of the ultimate premiere guide to each football season takes a look at all football Texas-style. The guide looks at…

0 Comments / 191 View / July 13, 2017

BYBA Belton Invitational showcased best in area’s up-and-coming players

Even with a litany of rain delays and a postponement, the Belton Invitational Tournament showcased some of the area’s best baseball teams from the 6U T-ball, 8U Coach Pitch, 10U, 12U and 14U divisions. The tournament started with a two-hour…

0 Comments / 434 View / July 6, 2017