• January 20, 2017


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LAMPASAS: 4th annual ‘We Run 4 Zac’ 5K race set for Saturday

LAMPASAS — Lisa Canales-Dibble looks forward to it every year.

Belton awarded franchise in pro indoor football league

BELTON — Champions Indoor Football announced Monday it has awarded a franchise to Belton, marking the return of professional sports to the area.

Powerlifting World Championships Opening Ceremony
International Powerlifting Federation: June 19-26

Visual coverage of the week-long International Powerlifting Federation held in Killeen, Texas. 

World records tumble on final day of powerlifting event in Killeen

Johnny Graham didn’t get much sleep last week — only 26 hours to be exact. 

IPF WORLD CLASSIC CHAMPIONSHIPS: Vargas deadlifts 330 pounds, captures world powerlifting championship

Victoria Vargas, 21, had to perform her best deadlift in order to capture gold Wednesday morning at the 2016 International Powerlifting Federation Raw World Classic Championships held at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center.

IPF WORLD CLASSIC CHAMPIONSHIPS: Lifting’s allure a powerful force for top competitors

Ron Garofalo cannot get away. 

Killeen hosting world powerlifting championships

Johnny “Truck” Graham lobbied for three years to get the 2016 International Powerlifting Federation Raw World Classic Championships to Killeen. 

Belton v Ellison | Softball
Cove’s Gaines qualifies for Ms. Olympia contest

She did not even care.

In the subjective sport of bodybuilding, Killeen’s Brittany Campbell finds peace in the journey

Brittany Campbell wraps up a set of barbell curls and leans against a bench press to catch her breath.

WORLD AT HIS FEET: U.S. champion triple jumper Omar Craddock of Killeen aims for record in China

Sometimes the big decisions in one’s life come early. 

TRACK: Killeen-based team will be well represented at Junior Olympics

The members of the Killeen-based Central Texas Cruisers compete against each other during various UIL meets in the school year. This week they get a chance to represent the area against the nation’s best when the the track and field portion of the AAU Junior Olympic Games begin. 

Killeen Cove Hood Phantoms have successful spring

The Killeen Cove Hood Phantoms, a Special Olympics Texas team, enjoyed great success in two April track and field meets.

ARMY MARATHON: Sherman's Buchhorn tops men’s field in 2 hours, 53 minutes and 25 seconds

TEMPLE — Matt Buchhorn, 28, of Sherman, was feeling good about his chances of winning the Army Marathon III on Sunday morning. 

ARMY MARATHON: Waxahachie pals Box and Curtis take second and third

TEMPLE — Paul Box, 34, and Matt Curtis, 33, both of Waxahachie, train together for marathons. 

ARMY MARATHON: Waco’s Ruel Sword wins women’s division

TEMPLE — On Sunday morning, arms raised high, Ruel Sword, 48, of Waco, finished the Army Marathon III with tears in her eyes. 

ARMY MARATHON: Palmer, Spencer serve as honorary finishers

TEMPLE — Retired Lt. Gen. Dave R. Palmer, of Belton, and retired Command Sgt. Maj. Jimmie W. Spencer, of Washington, D.C., were honored with holding the tape at the finish line for Sunday’s Army Marathon III. 

Bullfighters ready for PRCA Rodeo in Belton

BELTON — Jason Gibbs and Scott Spencer began their rodeo days as bull riders, but both soon found a new calling and a new love: bullfighting.

Killeen’s Craddock takes second in Armory Invitational triple jump

Omar Craddock, a graduate of Richard Milburn Academy in Killeen and a former University of Florida star, placed second in the triple jump Saturday at the Armory Track Invitational in New York.

Cycling season begins with Megan Baab Memorial race

The cycling season got off to a fast start Saturday morning as a total of 325 riders from across the state converged in Copperas Cove for the fifth annual Megan Baab Memorial Road Race. 

Cove race memorializes cycling enthusiast

COPPERAS COVE — Saturday marked the beginning of the cycling season with the year’s first race, the Megan Baab Memorial Road Race, at the Copperas Cove Civic Center. 

My emotional turmoil over losing means I can’t be a coach

I couldn’t handle being a coach.

Killeen’s Reaves inducted into Sandhills Hall of Fame

Killeen resident Walter Reaves, 63, was inducted into the Sandhills Community College (N.C) Sports Hall of Fame last month.