Category : Sports

Lane fans 13 as Cubs down Rattlers in Troy 12-4 for 12U District 9 title, looking for state title in Buffalo

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The stands at the Troy Baseball Complex was loaded with maroon, blue and red jerseys supporting the Belton Cubs and the Belton Rattlers at 2016 Texas Teenage Baseball Association’s District 9 Championship Game last Thursday….

0 Comments / 85 View / August 3, 2016

Crusaders picked preseason ASC title favorites for 14th straight year

Special to the Journal For the fourteenth consecutive year, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football team has been picked to win the American Southwest Conference Championship in the league’s 2016 Preseason Coaches and Media Poll. The Cru picked up 13…

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Ducks win 10U District 9 title, state playoffs in Temple on Monday

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton 10U Ducks swept through the field at last week’s 2016 Texas Teenage Baseball Association District 9 Tournament in Cameron to earn a spot in Monday’s 2016 TTAB Boys 10U Tight Base State Tournament…

0 Comments / 58 View / August 3, 2016

Belton CRU 12U Baseball overcomes tough pool, injuries for Omaha title

By Justin and Angi Johnson Special to the Journal The Belton CRU 12U baseball team participated in the Omaha Champions Village national tournament in Nebraska June 27-July 1. The tournament was open to AAA and majors class teams from across…

0 Comments / 188 View / August 3, 2016

Belton Volleyball starts Centex VB League season with split

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Lady Tigers started working toward their preseason on Monday night, as they took to the road for the first two-game night of the Centex Volleyball League at Robinson High School. The league consists…

0 Comments / 85 View / August 2, 2016

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 / 124 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 / 553 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 / 72 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…

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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 / 264 View / July 28, 2016