COPPERAS COVE — Belton forced three second-half turnovers, shutting out Copperas Cove during that time to turn a close game at halftime into a commanding 41-14 win to open District 12-6A play Friday night at Bulldawg Stadium.
BELTON — Tanner Conroy had a singular mission during the offseason. He needed to add bulk, so he simplified his routine.
BELTON — As Belton head coach Brett Sniffin tells his team, there are three distinct segments to every football season. The Tigers closed out the first of those nearly two weeks ago with a tough-luck loss to Pflugerville Hendrickson.
BELTON — The Tigers have now had nearly a week to process their 17-14 loss to Pflugerville Hendrickson last Friday, and the sting still remains.
BELTON — After being stymied for much of the second half, Pflugerville Hendrickson made plays when it most needed them down the stretch, including an 11-yard touchdown pass from Joseph Rodriguez to Allen Fernett with 2:30 left to grab a 17-14 win over Belton on Friday at Tiger Field.
BELTON — Braxton Haynes, Belton’s fully bearded senior defensive end, has played football for about six years, and his first game traced to his seventh-grade season. A lot has changed since.
WACO — Belton’s boys cross country team placed three runners in the top 10, led by senior Zachary Dennison’s third-place finish, to win the Class 5A-6A division of the Hewitt Midway Invitational on Thursday.
BELTON — Coming off their first shutout loss in more than a year, the Tigers still had some bright spots defensively and hope to build on that as they prepare this week for the season’s final non-district tuneup.
BELTON — Looking for some momentum and confidence going into district play, the Belton Lady Tigers were hungry Tuesday night for an impressive showing against the Hutto Lady Hippos.
BELTON — Round Rock used a dominant rushing attack for the second week in a row, getting 152 yards from senior Trayvian McCoy-Gay and three rushing scores from quarterback Mason Cochran as the Dragons coasted to a 35-0 win over Belton in the Tigers’ home opener Friday at Tiger Field.
BELTON — Since last December, Belton has heard the same consistent message from its coaching staff. It’s been a repeating point of emphasis.
GEORGETOWN — It took a quarter for Belton and Georgetown to find their offensive footing Friday night in the season opener. But once they did, each team proved almost equally difficult to stop.
BELTON — A scattering of fans dotted the bleachers on each side of Tiger Field on Thursday night. Players dressed in red and white paced the home sideline, talking to one another, some huddling with coaches. Others, meanwhile, waved to people they knew who were watching from the stands.