Belton suffered a loss, but Trovocie Jackson is not dwelling on the negative.
COPPERAS COVE — Making plays is important, but making timely plays is critical.
BELTON — Thirteen turnovers, 11 points and a 3-for-25 shooting performance is never a winning recipe. The Belton Lady Tigers found that out first hand when it trailed Copperas Cove 15-11 at halftime of a District 8-6A contest Tuesday night inside Tiger Gym.
BELTON — Although her Lady Tigers lost to Ellison 52-44 on Friday night in a District 8-6A matchup at Tiger Gym, Belton coach Brenda Gomez was proud of the effort her team put forth in hanging with the seventh-ranked team in the state.
LAMPASAS — The Lampasas boys basketball team survived a scare against longtime nemesis Liberty Hill but held on for a 56-53 victory, improving to 17-2 overall and 4-0 in District 19-4A.
BELTON — The Belton boys basketball team was still searching for a winning recipe in District 8-6A heading into its game against San Angelo Central.
BELTON — After three-plus decades coaching football, the last three years as head coach at Belton, Bob Shipley announced Friday that he is retiring at the end of the school year.
BELTON — The Belton girls basketball team hoped to keep gaining momentum Friday night from its 3-1 start in district play, while No. 16 Waco Midway was looking to bounce back from its one-point loss at home to Killeen and escape from the bottom half of District 8-6A after a disappointing 2-2 start.
Shianne Johnson had 13 points, six rebounds and three steals and the Killeen girls basketball team edged 16th-ranked Waco Midway 38-37 on the road Tuesday night.
BELTON — A steal followed by several failed 2-point shots that would’ve snatched a late lead.
BELTON — The Belton girls didn’t have quite the offensive start they hoped for Tuesday night in a District 8-6A contest against Harker Heights, but it didn’t matter because the Lady Tigers countered with a defensive performance that kept the Lady Knights scoreless through the first quarter.
COPPERAS COVE — Brenda Gomez believes her team can finally exhale.
BELTON — No doubt Belton coach Brenda Gomez was happy her Lady Tigers picked up a 54-31 victory over Waco on Tuesday night at Tiger Gym. What Gomez was not so happy about was the inconsistency of her team’s play after building a big early lead.
Peyton Mansell had an illustrious career at Belton, and his play during the 2016 football season – especially in District 8-6A play – was indicative of such.
Belton golfers William Paysse and Trent Tepera posted top-10 finishes Saturday in the Central Texas Shootout at Waco’s Cottonwood Creek Golf Course.