Of the 26 men who entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame as Packers and preceded Bobby Dillon into the shrine, nearly all won an NFL championship with Green Bay. Dillon never got the chance.

Indeed, during his eight superb seasons with the storied franchise, Dillon was one of the best defensive players in the league. But the Packers were an NFL weakling at the time, going 33-61-2 while Dillon played safety so well he made four All-Pro teams and intercepted 52 passes — second overall when he retired to Emlen Tunnell.

And he did it with one eye.

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BELTON — The sixth annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Super Centex Victory Bowl baseball game featured plenty of scoring, which came early and often Friday night. While both squads found themselves with the lead at various points in the contest, it was the Red team that left Mary Hardin-Baylor’s Red Murff Field with a 12-10 win over the Blue team in a game that concluded a week filled with fellowship and good times for the 35 players from 27 Central Texas high schools.

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BELTON — After playing without spectators at last year’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes Super Centex Victory Bowl softball game, Friday night’s fans — especially those of Academy’s Molly VandenBout — had plenty to cheer during the sixth annual game that allowed 30 seniors from 25 Central T…

BELTON — Less than an hour into the first practice of the Heart of Texas Fellowship of Christian Athletes Super Centex Victory Bowl baseball and softball teams Wednesday, all signs indicated that player chemistry would not be a problem for either squad. While the Red and Blue teams’ rosters consisted of familiar faces and new acquaintances, it was not hard to see that former district rivals and those needing introductions ultimately ended up as teammates with strong bonds.

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It was eerily quiet around Wildcat Stadium this time last year. That certainly wasn’t the case on a warm Thursday night when pads popped and fans let out their ohs and ahs — and a pickup football game between a dozen or so youths broke out in the grass behind the east end zone — during the return of Temple’s annual Blue-White showcase.

MANOR — After an opening round in which almost everything went about as good as could be for Cameron Yoe’s Kaden Kuzel on Monday, the second round left the sophomore golfer frustrated after very little went right.

A storm rolled through town mid-afternoon Tuesday. It was the kind of weather that could ruin a golfer’s day.

The bright side, though, was Daniel Moon got in front of the rain by carving out a morning session at the familiar confines of Sammons Golf Links.

“As long as the range isn’t closed, I’m OK,” the Temple junior chuckled.

Former Temple defensive standout Ta’Quon Graham on Saturday had his professional dreams come to fruition when he was selected in the fifth round — 148th overall — of the NFL draft by the Atlanta Falcons.

Academy’s Chris Preddie broke the meet record to win the boys long jump Friday, highlighting the opening-day performance of the area contingent at the Class 3A Region III and 6A Region II track and field meets at Hewitt Midway’s Panther Stadium.