Category : Sports

The Belton Journal Progress Report: The 2018 Spring Edition

As we re-launch the spring edition of The Belton Journal Progress Report, Belton Tigers Baseball and Belton Lady Tiger Softball alums are ramping up their regular seasons on the diamonds across the nation. Here is this week’s Belton Journal Progress…

0 Comments / 111 View / March 21, 2018

Belton Softball 25: The 1993 Belton Softball Team broke the ground for success

The Belton High School Softball program has enjoyed plenty of accolades over the years. The 2018 season marks the 25th anniversary of the Belton Softball program. The inaugural team in 1993 broke the barriers for girls looking to play high…

0 Comments / 561 View / March 5, 2018

Eight Belton athletes make commitments to play sports at next level

The Belton Multipurpose Athletic Complex was the epicenter of Tiger Pride last Wednesday (February 7) for National Signing Day. Eight Belton athletes committed to colleges and universities on NSD. One Tiger who is already enrolled and taking classes is former…

0 Comments / 76 View / February 15, 2018

Belton readies for district title defense in 2018

The Belton Lady Tigers Softball team split the District 8-6A championship with Waco Midway last season, with 13-1 records in district play. They had their playoff run cut short in the area round by Wylie, a team that played tightly…

0 Comments / 119 View / February 15, 2018

Legendary Tiger Harry Wilson passes away at age 62

The Belton community lost a great ambassador of the city with the passing of Harry Wilson this past Sunday at age 62. Harry Lewis Wilson was born on April 25, 1955, in Temple to William Henry Washington and Mary M….

0 Comments / 118 View / February 9, 2018

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 / 37 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 / 36 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 / 297 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 / 185 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 / 469 View / August 16, 2017