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ELM MOTT — Copperas Cove IMCA Southern SportMod driver Taylor Florio was the sanction’s Rookie of the Year in 2015 while still in high school. Friday night, the recent Lampasas grad hit another career milestone, and when the checkered flag waved for her after Friday’s SportMod feature at Hea…

ELM MOTT — Copperas Cove IMCA Southern SportMod driver Taylor Florio was the sanction’s Rookie of the Year in 2015 while still in high school. Friday night, the recent Lampasas grad hit another career milestone, and when the checkered flag waved for her after Friday’s SportMod feature at Hea…

Jammie Blunt Jr. was waiting for his opportunity.

LAMPASAS — Aaron Nuckles wants to enhance skills, but he also wants to cultivate passion.

ROUND ROCK — Daniel Cole knows how hard it is to make the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game.

LAMPASAS — There are no limitations.

Former Shoemaker star Roberto Delgado was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 28th round of the Major League Baseball draft Wednesday.

On Wednesday, Killeen standout Jacen Moore signed to play volleyball with Huston-Tillotson.

Christin Wilson’s first season was a struggle.

Belton sophomores Avery Drake and Caleigh Robinson, junior Bethany Edwards, and Copperas Cove sophomore Jayda Carter were named to the recently released Texas Girls Coaches Association Class 6A all-state softball team.

Tate Harvey feels slightly slighted.

There’s much more to participating in the Heart of Texas Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl softball game than the game itself.

Temple golfer William Paysse, who just completed his junior year at Belton High School, earned a spot in the U.S Junior Amateur championship by winning a sectional qualifier Monday in Kerrville.

WACO — For Belton’s Breck Potvin and Trey Bell, competing Monday night at Waco ISD Sports Complex in the Central Texas All-Star Game was an opportunity to play one final time on the diamond with fellow Tiger Logan Earl, and it was also a chance to reconnect with teammates they played club ba…

Led by all-tournament team selections safety TJ Gift, receiver Anthony Brown and quarterback Cameron Davis, the host Belton High School 7-on-7 team finished as the runner-up in the Lone Star Shootout on Saturday in Belton.

WACO — In crunch time, both teams made plays Saturday in the ninth annual Heart of Texas Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl football game at Waco ISD Stadium.

WACO — Chyanne Chapman could not let the opportunity pass.

Competition and compassion converged in a pair of high school all-star games that brought together athletes for the Heart of Texas Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl.

BELTON — It looked as if Jacob Mitchell and Garet Douglas had been playing baseball together for many years.

BELTON — Emily Gray knew what to expect.

BELTON — It’s high school athletics infused with community service wrapped in fellowship.

When she received it, Parris Rawls was too overwhelmed with emotion to put the uniform on.

The K-Town All-Stars, of Killeen, led by Kangaroos junior Cortez Ivie and teammate Trayvon Todd, a senior, defeated the Elite Academy Ducks in the 16U title game at the Future 150 Dallas Battleground tournament.

On the heels of helping Belton advance to the area round of the playoffs, three Lady Tigers landed on the Texas Girls Coaches Association Class 6A All-State Team.

Sheanne Ellis-Clayton had a difficult senior year.

Despite the circumstances, Madison Wasiak remains grateful for the opportunity.

The Central Texas Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game on Monday in West was postponed due to inclement weather. The game was rescheduled for next Monday at 6 p.m. in West.

LAMPASAS — Logan Bender knows this could be the end.

Tyler Torres wasn’t expecting it.

Kiara Johnson didn’t get to play much in Shoemaker’s play-in game against Belton at Copperas Cove on Feb. 10.

Killeen’s Bobby Smith competed every day in practice as a sophomore with T’Mond Johnson, and now the two will be reunited.

Dajuan Jones was frustrated.

BELTON — Sure, it’s a culmination of the four weeks of practice bridging the doldrums of the offseason to summer workouts, but by no means was Belton’s annual spring game Thursday the end.

MARBLE FALLS — Canyon Carothers was forced to balance his emotions.

It’s not a surprise.

For weeks, they worked.

MARBLE FALLS — Their approach is the same.

Emily Jo Gray has had to battle adversity throughout her high school career.

It was supposed to be a rebuilding year for Belton.

It was just so fitting.

Marcellus Johnson and Montego Muckelvaney made a name for themselves last season, and it carried over into the spring.

New head coach Toby Foreman admits that he hasn’t had much time to install his offense or defense, but you could tell his team is excited for the new start.

BELTON — Salado junior Jacob Wilk and his coach Kreece Cooper unknowingly used the same word to summarize the Eagles’ Class 4A Region III quarterfinal series against Robinson.

BELTON — As simplistic as the message is, and for as often as players hear it, it sometimes takes a 10-run defeat to really hammer home the point.

Kreece Cooper can see it.

COPPERAS COVE — Eric Cain predicted it.

The Harker Heights football team is coming off a memorable season in which the Knights made the playoffs for the first time since 2012.

MARBLE FALLS — It did not change the outcome, but it confirmed the obvious.

Former Killeen High track standout T’Mond Johnson, now a sophomore at Texas State, won the shot put Saturday at the Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships at UT-Arlington.

MARBLE FALLS — Justin Schulze does not have an explanation.

Piper Randolph is the prototypical leadoff hitter.

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