Kelsey Surovik had 18 kills, Emily Holder produced 27 assists and the Belton volleyball team won its season opener 21-25, 25-18, 25-19, 25-19 against host Round Rock Stony Point on Monday.
Belton senior defensive end Devin Martinez on Sunday announced on his Twitter account that he has committed to Texas State.
Copperas Cove golfer Elle Fox finished in a tie for second place after the final round of the Girls 12-18 Division Legends Junior Tour Alamo Shootout on Tuesday in San Antonio.
COLLEGE STATION — It was not Gatesville’s season opener, but it felt like it.
Pool-play brackets were released Monday by the Texas State 7on7 Organization for this weekend’s state tournament in College Station.
Jason Fossett always kept the cellphone number that included a 254 area code, so it makes sense the longtime basketball coach characterizes his latest move as one that’s back home.
The Copperas Cove 7-on-7 football team just missed qualifying for the state tournament when the Bulldawgs lost 30-25 to Cedar Park Vista Ridge on Friday in the semifinals of the Austin Westlake State Qualifying Tournament.
WACO — C.J. Giddens was in an unusual situation.
Lake Travis defeated host Belton 51-21 on Saturday in the championship game of the Lone Star Shootout 7-on-7 football tournament.
BELTON — Kyndal Moyer was the tie breaker.
BELTON — The FCA Victory Bowl baseball game was a back-and-forth battle before the Red team won 8-6 Friday night at Red Murff Field on the campus of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.
Football fans can catch the 2018 Victory Bowl all-star game tonight at Waco ISD Stadium with 16 area athletes competing.
The host Belton Tigers turned in the best performance among local 7-on-7 football teams on Day 1 of the 17-team Lone Star Shootout on Friday, going 4-1 to finish second in Pool A.
Some area baseball players aren’t taking much of a break following graduation as nine local standouts are set to play in today’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl all-star game at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl all-star softball game will have three area softball players competing as Belton’s Bethany Edwards, Copperas Cove’s Addison Cook and Lampasas’ Kyndal Moyer cap off their high school careers in the contest.
WACO — The Heart of Texas Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl is more than a sports competition. It’s an opportunity for area athletes to give back to their communities.
WACO — The Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl started Monday with the newly added all-star golf competition.
COPPERAS COVE — Tommy Connell knows Copperas Cove is an unfinished product.
Belton released the schedule for next week’s Lone Star Shootout on Friday, and five area teams will be participating.
BELTON — Belton ISD Athletics announced Jason Fossett as the new head basketball coach for the Belton Tigers on Friday morning.
AUSTIN — For most, it was their first trip to the state meet, but it does not have to be their last.
FLOWER MOUND — The conclusion of Belton’s season came down to fight and finish. The Tigers showed they could fight back with rallies multiple times, but finishing them proved elusive.
BELTON — If Belton wants a spot in the Class 6A Region I quarterfinals, the Tigers will need a bi-district duplicate.
Several area soccer players were honored by the Texas Association of Soccer Coaches for their performances this season.
Avery Drake is the district’s best player, and she still has time to improve.
Belton senior William Paysse and 2009 Salado graduate Ryan O’Rear just missed advancing in Monday’s U.S. Open local qualifier in Kerrville.
WEST — Reese Perry’s single didn’t just score two runs. The solid line drive down the left-field line also lifted the stubborn cap on Belton’s offense that had lingered for about 24 hours and nine innings and set the stage for more baseball beyond Friday night.
WEST — Belton couldn’t have asked for a much better start than it got out of right-handed pitcher Reese Perry, whose command of the strike zone with his repertoire of pitches limited Cedar Hill to four hits in a complete-game performance.
WEST — With a losing record after a fourth-place finish in District 7-6A, Irving Nimitz played the conventional wisdom by opting for a one-game playoff instead of a three-game series against District 8-6A champion Belton in the Class 6A bi-district round, hoping to get lucky in that one game.
Ellison’s Preston Mills took a loss from Belton last year at home and was out for redemption as he moved from center field to the mound as the starting pitcher for the Eagles on Friday night.
WACO — With a shot for the regional meet at Texas-Arlington on the line, a plethora of local athletes were looking to punch their tickets on Thursday at Waco Midway’s Panther Stadium.
WACO — The District 7/8-6A area track and field meet started with Belton having eight athletes qualify for regionals across seven field events.
Rain and lightning rolled into town Friday night, but Ellison and Harker Heights weren’t going to let it stop them from playing.
Ellison ran away with the championship.
League runner-up Belton was well-represented on the All-District 8-6A girls soccer team released this week.
Kyle Stifflemire did not want a gold medal. He wanted to contribute.
Belton freshman Dallas Hankamer finished with a two-round score of 139 on Wednesday to win the District 8-6A championship and lead the Tigers to the team title at Stonetree Golf Club.
Shoemaker’s impressive season continued Monday, when the Grey Wolves received three superlatives on the 8-6A All-District boys soccer list.
Justin Velesky was 3 for 3 and drove in three runs to lead the Copperas Cove baseball team to a 9-4 win over Ellison on Thursday in Copperas Cove.
Ellison’s Treston Hudnall and Keith Jackson II each finished sixth Saturday in the Texas High School Powerlifting Association Division I state meet in Abilene.
Landon Maxwell was 3 for 4 with a pair of doubles and four RBIs and the Belton Tigers scored in every inning of an 11-0, five-inning victory over Killeen on Tuesday night.
Ethan Buchanan scored two goals, capping one of the greatest seasons in Ellison history, in a 2-2 draw Tuesday at Pflugerville Weiss.
Jayda Carter had an RBI triple, and Alina Salazar drove in a run with a double as the Copperas Cove Lady Dawgs beat Shoemaker 10-6 on the road Monday.
Ellison's Trestan Hudnall, Antares Gillespie and Keith Jackson II qualified for state Saturday at the Texas High School Powerlifting Association Region 2, Division I Meet at Burleson High School.