BELTON — Dwelling on the negative has never served much of a purpose for Kanyn Utley, though few could blame him if that was the path he chose to walk.
BELTON — When it comes to Texas high school football, few aspects of the game are held in higher regard for the players and coaches than practicing during Thanksgiving week.
Week 14 Podcast: The guys discuss the Temple Wildcats' District 12-6A championship, earned after last week’s victory over Shoemaker, take a look at upcoming league and playoff games after Thanksgiving, and also remember Traion Smith and Desmond Williams.
BELTON — Belton’s T.J Johnson pump-faked then faked a move forward before stepping back, taking one dribble to his left, draining a 3-pointer and beginning his Thanksgiving break. His work for the day was done.
BELTON — Playing in their first game since Oct. 30, the Belton Tigers were understandably concerned about how they would physically respond. Belton also wanted to limit the explosive, big-play ability that Killeen Ellison garnered a reputation for around District 12-6A.
By halftime Friday night, the Tigers dispelled both those concerns — and then some.
BELTON — Ruben Jimenez wouldn’t mind if Belton’s game against Killeen Ellison tonight played out similarly to the first time he faced the Eagles, although he certainly could do without the stomach drops and waves of anxiety.
Michael Thomas wants Temple basketball to be a state of mind, 24 hours a day, seven days per week and 365 days a year.
Entering his third season at the helm, the Wildcats’ head coach sees a significant shift toward that realm of thinking, though there’s no less drive to reach another level — and then some.
BELTON — The Belton Tigers took every precaution and proactive step to keep their players safe and healthy during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Their season — as well as other Class 5A and 6A programs — was delayed to a late-September start by the University Interscholastic League, and the …
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…