LORENA — Even through red, glossy eyes, Belton seniors Kayden Downs and Ben Jones still could clearly see past the sting of a finished season and appreciate what they accomplished and how they went about it.
KILLEEN — After a first half of the league season in which the Belton Tigers led the District 12-6A standings for a bit, they entered Tuesday night’s contest at Killeen Shoemaker just trying to lock up a playoff berth.
BELTON — Belton and Bryan entered Friday night with perfect district records and a combined 12-match winning streak when the two took the pitch at Wilson-Kerzee Field. In a marquee District 12-6A girls soccer matchup, the contest provided a look at the likely district champion.
BELTON — Kayden Downs didn’t have an impressive stat line following the end of the first quarter Friday night. The Belton senior point guard didn’t have a point or even a shot attempt despite the Tigers leading the Copperas Cove Bulldawgs 22-10 entering the second quarter.
BELTON — When defeats pile up instead of wins, a season can start to feel more and more like a burden. However, Temple senior Joseph Stewart said the Wildcats aren’t giving into that mindset in the least. In fact, Stewart believes he and his teammates are having more fun now, even with a steep uphill climb to the playoffs in front of them.
BELTON — Kirsten Bush has been on a tear for the Belton Lady Tigers. The senior forward’s ability to put the ball into the goal with regularity so far this season has made the already formidable Belton attack that much more so.
BELTON — The Belton girls and boys swim teams swept the District 10-6A team titles Saturday at Roy and Jean Potts Swim Center and notched multiple berths in the 6A Region III meet.
BELTON — After losing sole possession of first place in the District 12-6A standings last Friday, the Belton Tigers were on a mission Tuesday to at least stay tied for the lead.