BELTON — Playing in their first game since Oct. 30, the Belton Tigers were understandably concerned about how they would physically respond in their first contest in three weeks. Belton also wanted to limit the explosive, big-play ability for which Ellison garnered a reputation around Distri…
BELTON — All things considered, both Belton and Gatesville took plenty of positives from their matchup Tuesday night.
Jamyron Keller scored 18 points to lead an Ellison trio of sophomores in double figures and the 10th-ranked Eagles rolled to a 69-27 victory Tuesday at Austin LBJ.
The coronavirus eventually caught up to District 12-6A, and it sacked one of the area’s most anticipated rivalry matchups.
The Bryan Lady Vikings dropped the opening set at Harker Heights, then won three straight to finish off a 20-25, 25-13, 25-20, 25-21 victory that snapped the Lady Knights' 11-match winning streak.
Defending champ Jaci McGregor and the Salado Lady Eagles cross country team are headed back to the state meet. And this time, they’re bringing the boys with them.
The Harker Heights volleyball defeated Belton 25-20, 19-25, 25-13, 25-19 on Friday in Belton.
BELTON — Chances of completing every District 12-6A football game as originally scheduled were slim during the COVID-19 pandemic, and reality set in Tuesday when Belton High postponed this week’s contest against Harker Heights because of positive virus cases and quarantines resulting from co…
Kayla Williams had 15 kills, 24 digs and two blocks as Harker Heights downed Copperas Cove 25-22, 25-23, 25-16 on Tuesday in Copperas Cove.
The Killeen High volleyball team won three straights sets after falling in a 2-0 hole and defeated Belton 17-25, 18-25, 25-20, 28-26, 15-13 on Saturday.
BRYAN — The Belton Tigers needed to convert one or two first downs late in the fourth quarter in order to leave Merrill Green Stadium with their perfect District 12-6A record intact. Instead, Belton stalled on its penultimate possession and was forced to punt the ball back to the Bryan Vikings.
Belton came up on the short end of two extended matches and lost at Bryan on Friday, 28-26, 24-26, 28-26, 25-19.
Harker Heights 5-1
BELTON — The Belton Tigers didn’t find the results they were looking for during their season-opening, three-game losing streak in non-district action, but they took away other positives and showed their growth in their return to Tiger Field on Friday night.
Kyra Gaston’s team-high 11 kills and three blocks helped the Copperas Cove volleyball team top Belton 25-21, 12-25, 25-22, 25-20 for a key road victory in what is shaping up to be a crowded playoff race.
Ellison's Aaron Crittenden and Harker Heights' Kailynn Denney tuned up for the District 12-6A meet with victories in the Belton Invitational on Thursday at Wildflower Country Club in Temple.
Harker Heights 4-1
BELTON — When Temple and Belton cross paths in any sport, the safe bet is to expect anything to happen.
Shoemaker's Jaylen Stringfellow won Session 2 of the Hewitt Kiwanis Midway Invitational cross country meet on Friday.
The Killeen Kangaroos had all the momentum in the second half, but the Belton Tigers put together the key drive of the game Thursday night at Leo Buckley Stadium to earn their first win of the season and start the District 12-6A campaign on the right foot.
The Harker Heights volleyball team outlasted Belton in five sets on Tuesday in Harker Heights to take the District 12-6A lead.
MIDLAND — The Belton Tigers’ first goal Friday night when they entered Grande Communications Stadium was not to leave with a win. Granted, picking up their first victory of the season would have been a nice reward sandwiched between a pair of 5-hour bus rides, but that wasn’t the Tigers’ top…
Isa Holguin had eight kills, seven digs and a block to help the Belton volleyball team sweep Shoemaker 25-18, 25-15, 25-22 on Friday in Belton.
BELTON — Early district results can often be the difference between a team playing for its playoff life later in league play or preparing for the postseason.
12-6A VOLLEYBALL STANDINGS
Copperas Cove's Jasmine Davis recorded 16 kills and the Lady Dawgs outlasted Bryan 21-25, 25-14, 24-26, 26-24, 15-10 on Friday at home.
ROUND ROCK — The stage was set for the Belton Tigers, all they needed to do was finish off the Hollywood-worthy script to secure their first win of the season.
Jaci McGregor won her fifth straight race to start the season and Salado swept the individual titles at the Lampasas Battlin’ Badger Invitational.
The Copperas Cove volleyball team opened District 12-6A play Tuesday with a 25-14, 25-14, 25-19 sweep of Belton.
BELTON — The first half played out beautifully for the Belton Tigers on Friday night. They forced turnovers, won the field-position battle and made plays on offense to secure a 27-7 halftime lead in their season opener at Tiger Field.
Cross country standouts Aaron Crittenden of Ellison and Tyson Tamez of Temple are seeing an awful lot of each other lately.
The Texas Association of Soccer Coaches released its 2020 all-region and all-state teams on Saturday, and several area players were honored.
The end of the high school baseball season was a gut punch for nearly everyone. But perhaps no team felt the sting more than Shoemaker.
It might seem pointless to pick an all-district team when nearly three-fourths of the 16-game league season was canceled.
The Belton girls soccer team may have been too good for its own good.
Madalyne Martinez can see the big picture.
Two years ago, Edgar Soto was complacent, and he refused to let it happen again.
Shamir Bogues’ career at Ellison is over, but he knows the program’s future remains bright.
BELTON — Keagan Wolfe didn’t record a hit Tuesday night for the Belton Tigers. That didn’t stop him, however, from having the key at-bat in a District 12-6A nail-biter against Killeen at Tiger Field.