Category : Sports

6U Wildcats down Riverdawgs, both teams go to state in Chandler

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The 2016 Texas Teenage Baseball 6U T-ball District 7 Championship was played at Heritage Park last Thursday evening between the Belton Wildcats and the Belton Riverdawgs. The Wildcats took advantage of some perfectly placed hits…

0 Comments / 117 View / August 2, 2016

Holman becomes first female athlete named HS All-American at Belton, first since baseball’s Brad Turner in 1996

By Tony Adams Sports Editor In over 100 years of Belton High School athletics, there was one athlete that was named to a high school All-American team: Brad Turner in 1996, named to USA Today All-American Baseball team. Last Friday,…

0 Comments / 545 View / August 1, 2016

Belton Softball places eight on TSWA All-State Teams

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Lady Tigers 2016 softball season was the best in the school history, with many first’s and records set. Belton head coach Matt Blackburn’s 2016 edition of Lady Tigers softball can add another first:…

0 Comments / 70 View / July 29, 2016

TTAB playoffs underway for BYBA teams

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The 2016 Texas Teenage Baseball-Softball Association (TTAB) district baseball tournaments are underway locally at Heritage Park and Jaycee Park, as well as in Troy and in Cameron. Action got underway Monday and will conclude Thursday…

0 Comments / 112 View / July 29, 2016

Cooke quietly takes Belton youth golf scene by storm

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Chandler Cooke isn’t caught up in the baseball playoffs this summer and is not quite ready to put the golf clubs away yet for the football pads of Belton Tigers Youth Football in the fall….

0 Comments / 258 View / July 28, 2016

14U TTAB district playoff spotlight: Trovinger’s three doubles, Wallace’s four shutout innings move Yankees to championship 17-1

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The stakes were high Tuesday night at Jaycee Field in Belton, as the Belton Yankees and Belton Rockies locked horns with a spot in Wednesday night’s Texas Teenage Baseball (TTAB) District 14U Championship. It did…

0 Comments / 99 View / July 26, 2016

Belton survives 4 OT game, sweeps State 7-on-7 Pool F, fall in second round

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The 2015 Belton Tigers football team had the propensity to find ways to play from behind to win ball games. Four of five of their wins last season came when the team was behind at…

0 Comments / 96 View / July 26, 2016

CTRG host Las Tejanas at Mayborn C.C.

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The 2016 Cen-Tex Rollergirls season hits the halfway point of their home schedule on Sunday afternoon at the Frank W. Mayborn Civic Center in Temple. Belton-based CTRG will send its H.O.T. All-Stars team, ranked number…

0 Comments / 55 View / July 23, 2016

Same Ducks, different year: 2015 8U BYBA state semi-finalist Ducks creating quite a quack in CTYSA, Rogers TTAS District Tourney in 2016

By Tony Adams Sports Editor It was a tough move for the Belton Youth Softball Association to move out from under the umbrella of the Texas Teenage Baseball-Softball Association to Independent Fastpitch Association-Virtual Tournament Director (IFA-VTD). It was a move…

0 Comments / 198 View / July 22, 2016

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football 2016 Fall preview projects Belton as runner-up in District 8-6A, UMHB tops in ASC

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Anything and everything has its “national” day nowadays. If a pecan praline has its own national holiday, why can’t Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Fall Preview Guide have its own holiday? Texas’ annual lexicon of logic,…

0 Comments / 405 View / July 22, 2016