HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
BELTON — Head coach Matt Blackburn draws from experience when he discusses with his Belton softball players their interest in playing beyond high school. He usually shares a story from his youth that includes all the ups and downs an athlete might encounter while chasing a college career, fr…
BELTON — The Belton Lady Tigers have allowed two goals through five District 12-6A games and have tallied 26 since the start of league play. They’ve won by a variety of outcomes, including a one-goal match and dominant double-digit goal scoring outputs.
BELTON — Whether it was the defensive jolt as Temple senior Elcid Smith pointed out, the adjustment on offense his coach Michael Thomas highlighted or a combination of both, the second half went much more smoothly for the Wildcats on Friday night.
They have a season sweep of Belton because of it.
While the Temple Tem-Cats had stretches in which they didn’t shoot well, they were accurate enough to keep a scrappy Belton team at bay.
BELTON — Belton goalkeeper Andres Martinez doesn’t have some secret formula or knowledge of his opponent when it comes to stopping penalty shots.
For most of their contest Friday night, the Temple Lady Wildcats did not play like a team that had just one win to its name this season. While hosting District 12-6A rival Belton, Temple broke up passes, forced difficult shots and provided just enough offensive production to keep the Lady Ti…
BELTON — If goals were the key ingredients in some sort of secret potion that kept people warm, Belton would’ve made a bunch of bundled-up fans feel as though they were sent on a majestic journey to Hawaii.