Dominique Zeigler could not help but think back.
Killeen High graduate T’Mond Johnson is hoping to shot put his way into next month’s Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Dominique Zeigler could not help but think back.
BELTON — Russel Cochran was given one final opportunity to take the mound, and he capitalized.
BELTON — After playing without spectators at last year’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes Super Centex Victory Bowl softball game, Friday night’s fans — especially those of Academy’s Molly VandenBout — had plenty to cheer during the sixth annual game that allowed 30 seniors from 25 Central T…
BELTON — The Heart of Texas Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl is back, featuring high school senior athletes competing one last time and serving those in need in the area community.
Madalyne Martinez made an impact.
NAVASOTA — In an inaugural season already packed with memories, nobody at Lake Belton will forget this late-May weekend in Grimes County.
NAVASOTA — If everyone thought Game 1 of the Class 4A Region III final Thursday night between the Lake Belton Lady Broncos and Liberty Lady Panthers was a thrill ride, Friday night’s Game 2 said move on over.
Tre’jon Spiller produced points.
BELTON — As players filed out of the locker room and onto Tiger Field, equipped with helmets, pads and cleats that bestowed the signature red and white color scheme that Belton faithful have grown accustomed to seeing, only one conclusion could be drawn for the reason behind Thursday’s gathering.
Ellison High School has a new head football coach and athletics coordinator.
Belton’s talent spread all over the field, and the awards prove it.
NAVASOTA — A softball program with no prior history whatsoever made a ton of it Saturday.
Running backs carry the ball, and sometimes, they carry a team.
It can be difficult to see through the aftermath of a season-ending defeat and find the silver lining. For Lake Belton, however, it actually was rather easy, and the Broncos didn’t have to look far at all.
NAVASOTA — All signs Thursday night indicated that the Lake Belton Lady Broncos not only would complete their comeback attempt against Huffman Hargrave but also punch their ticket to the regional final and put them on the doorstep of the state tournament.
LUFKIN — The Lake Belton Broncos pushed across a run in the seventh and got the tying run to second base with two outs, but failed to come up with one final hit in a 2-1 loss to Lufkin Hudson to begin their best-of-three Class 4A Region III quarterfinal series Wednesday.
NAVASOTA — After one run-filled inning offensively and seven solid innings in the circle backed by clean defense, Lake Belton is a win away from a regional final appearance.
Their high school careers are over.
Lake Belton is not squandering its first opportunity.
BELTON — Bell County Museum’s newest exhibit, “Bell County Sports,” displaying photographs, equipment and other paraphernalia of schools, athletes and teams, opened Saturday.
The putts just didn’t happen to fall that day.
Lake Belton took the lead with a five-run sixth inning and went on to beat Jasper 7-4 on Saturday in Navasota to advance to the Class 4A regional quarterfinals.
HARKER HEIGHTS — The Harker Heights Knights played their spring football game Friday night and there were signs of a successful season ahead for the Knights as they pursue a District 12-6A championship next year after back to back years in the playoffs.
BELTON — Three Garland Sachse pitchers limited host Belton to one hit, and the Mustangs took advantage of four errors in handing the Tigers a 7-2 loss Thursday night in Game 1 of a Class 6A area-round series.
In 2020, the state tournament never began. This year, it did not finish.
Led by LeeAnn Parker’s round of 78, the Lampasas girls golf team is in contention for a state championship, trailing Argyle by two shots after the first round of the Class 4A state tournament Monday at Plum Creek Golf Club in Kyle.
Matthew Brandt had two hits and drove in four runs to lead Mansfield to a bi-district-clinching 7-4 victory over Copperas Cove on Monday in Glen Rose.
Elle Fox has a goal. She also has an obligation.
Ellison was eliminated, but the Eagles refused to be defeated.
AUSTIN — Shoemaker took home a bronze medal in the Class 6A boys 4x200-meter relay but still left the stadium disappointed at the UIL Track and Field State Championships on Saturday at Mike A. Myers Stadium.
GEORGETOWN — Lake Belton didn’t set out to make a statement Saturday morning in Game 2 of its best-of-three bi-district series game against Manor New Tech at East View High School.
COPPERAS COVE — Copperas Cove catcher Russel Cochran chucked the ball into center field in celebration prior to embracing pitcher Travis Sanders, who himself pumped his fist and yelled coming off the mound after the final strike clasped into Cochran’s mitt Friday night.
HARKER HEIGHTS — The Knights needed to rally. Now, they have to.
BELTON — When the bats are brought along to accompany Belton’s bread and butter — pitching and defense — the Tigers tend to have success.
TEMPLE — Lake Belton delivered some pop in the pitcher’s circle and batter’s box Thursday night and now has a lead in its Class 4A best-of-three area-round playoff series over Robinson to show for it.
The Shoemaker boys track team boasts one of the best sprinters in the country and the fastest 4x100-meter relay time in the nation, but it is the Grey Wolves' 4x200 squad that survived the postseason and is headed to Saturday's state meet in Austin as a gold medal favorite.
SALADO — As the rain turned from shower to downpour, the Copperas Cove Bulldawgs went into a celebratory slide on the slick turf behind third base at Salado’s increasingly soggy sports complex.
WHITNEY — Bryan Waller admits it — his team is not ready yet.
SALADO — Off what the ball bounced, Salado head coach Scott Vasquez, Lady Eagles freshman Lexi Dudeczka and La Grange coach Amanda Arlund aren’t sure.
Connor Bartz went 2-for-3 with three RBIs to help Lake Belton beat Burnet 9-4 and clinch the outright District 19-4A title in Friday night's regular-season finale in Temple.