Category : Sports

Cornblum resigns as Tiger Baseball HC, new HC at Waco Midway

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Following legends are never easy. Jimmy Johnson was tasked to replace Tom Landry in Dallas. Bill Cowher was hired to replace Chuck Noll in Pittsburgh. Bill Russell was hired to replace Tommy Lasorda in Los…

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Track & Field head coach, athletic business manager continues to mentor, inspire coaches, athletes into 35th year

By Tony Adams Sports Editor There is a coach out there supervising the Belton Tiger Athletics girls’ summer workout program, directing the female athletes on their workouts and offering advice. At the end of her early morning session, she heads…

0 Comments / 296 View / July 7, 2016

BISD announces new band directors

Special to the Journal Belton ISD Superintendent Susan Kincannon announced today that she will recommend Ed Stein as the district’s next head band director and John Pearson as an assistant director. The school board considered and approved her recommendation during…

0 Comments / 208 View / July 7, 2016

Longtime Belton High School Cheerleading coach Kaufman retires

Special to the Journal On Sunday, May 22, after 20 years, Elayne Kaufman celebrated her retirement as the head coach of Belton High School Cheerleaders. Ms. Kaufman celebrated with former cheerleaders and their parents that spanned the entire 20 year…

0 Comments / 404 View / June 29, 2016

Six take part in Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl activities

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Six Belton seniors took part in the 2016 Heart of Texas Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl games that took place on Friday and Saturday at various locations around the area. Tanner Frick and Trent…

0 Comments / 53 View / June 29, 2016

2016 Belton Tiger Football season ticket drive, advertising campaign continues

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The 2016 Belton Tiger Football season ticket drive and advertising campaign is underway at the Belton Multipurpose Athletic Center. Season tickets are on sale at http://www.schedulefm.com/belton/stadium. At press time, 800 reserved seats remained (red seats…

0 Comments / 153 View / June 29, 2016

Holman, Moore named to TGCA All-State team

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Wall of Honor eligibility pool grew by one for the 2017 class. The Texas Girls Coaches Association Class 6A Softball All-State team was released last week. Belton Lady Tigers pitcher Sidney Holman and…

0 Comments / 65 View / June 28, 2016

Belton 7-on-7 finishes second in pool, semifinal finish

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Within the final minute, China Spring intercepted Killeen Ellison’s quarterback and picked up the go-ahead points in their championship-clinching 44-42 win. Belton and Belton 2 played in different brackets and got different results. Belton finished…

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BTABC caps successful year with $20K gift to Belton Athletics

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Tiger Athletic Booster Club (BTABC) presented Belton athletic director Bob Shipley and his coaching staff an overall amount of $20,434.00 from the proceeds of the Booster Club Reverse Raffle on April 30. The…

0 Comments / 172 View / June 21, 2016

A Lone Star Shootout spectator’s guide to watching 7-on-7 football: 20 things about Texas’ fastest-growing sport

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor So you’re heading to Tiger Field the Belton 7-on-7 Lone Star Shootout Tournament and you see all of these eye-popping scores that are appearing in our game recaps for 7-on-7? Do the rules sometimes seem…

0 Comments / 157 View / June 18, 2016