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Lady Tigers can’t hold onto early lead, fall to No. 6 Killeen Ellison 52-44

The Belton Lady Tigers faced a herculean task on Friday night as they hosted the Texas Girls’ Coaches Association’s No. 6-ranked Killeen Ellison Lady Eagles in District 8-6A action at Tiger Gym. Belton jumped out to an eight-point lead early in the second quarter, but could not hold off the hot free-throw shooting of Ellison […]

Exciting A team basketball ruled the day between Lake Belton and South Belton

Lots of scoring. Momentum changes. The erasing of a 20-point lead. A game-winning free-throw conversion with 6.1 seconds remaining. How can you not be excited about middle school basketball? In a ballgame that was thought to be a foregone conclusion after the first 14 minutes, South Belton 8A led the game 29-9 at halftime. But […]

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Tigers hold off San Angelo Central 60-55 for first District 8-6A win

The Belton Tigers took advantage of hot shooting in the first quarter and good defense throughout the game in their defeat of San Angelo Central 60-55 at Tiger Gym on Tuesday. The Tigers never trailed in the game. Kiron Griffin, Jr., Jarian Kerley, Elijah Eddings, Carson Hammond and Dontori Lott, Belton’s starting five, scored 20 […]

North Belton swept Bonham Monday night in boy’s basketball

The North Belton Middle School Tigers basketball teams played at Bonham Middle School on Monday evening. In the 7th grade B game, the inside paint play of Jackson Engelke and Francis Walker played major dividends for the Tigers as they defeated Bonham handily 39-6. NBMS led 4-0 after the first quarter and 24-0 at halftime. […]

Big fourth quarter pushes Midway past Lady Tigers 42-29

Friday night’s District 8-6A matchup between the home-standing Belton Lady Tigers and the TGCA Class 6A No. 14-ranked Waco Midway Pantherettes proved to be another exciting defensive matchup. At the end of the night, Midway etched out a 42-29 over the Lady Tigers. Belton dropped to 15-10 overall and 3-2 in District 8-6A play. Midway […]

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North Belton boy’s basketball takes three of four from Cove Lee

The North Belton Middle School Tigers hosted Copperas Cove S.C. Lee Middle School Thursday night in the first game night following the Christmas break. Under the watchful eye of Belton head basketball coach Trovocie Jackson, who was in attendance, the North Tigers did not disappoint. In the 7th grade B game, the Tigers spotted Lee […]

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Tigers wrap M.T. Tourney will hard losses to Bowie, Rouse

The Belton Tigers’ pool draw at the 2016 M.T. Rice Tournament in Hewitt was a challenging one. The Tigers defeated Waco Reicher and fell to Round Rock on a buzzer-beater on the opening day of the tournament. Belton then loss to Temple in a hard-fought, physical game and then fell to a fast-paced Judson team […]

Lady Tigers dispatch Anahuac, Waco for M.T. Rice Bronze title

The difference between a platinum bracket and bronze bracket berth can be so minuscule. Try two losses by a total of three points. Whether is a shot that wouldn’t go in or three free throws not converted, it can be frustrating. The two pool losses for the Belton Lady Tigers, a 39-38 loss to Ennis […]

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Tigers drop games to Temple, Judson at M.T. Rice Tourney

The Belton Tigers played a pair of pool games in close time proximity Wednesday evening at the M.T. Rice Tournament in Hewitt. The Tigers played the Temple Wildcats in their rematch of Belton’s 60-53 win in November. The Wildcats showed that they were a much-improved team since the first game, as they pulled away from […]

Lady Tigers upset Class 5A No. 14 Cedar Park 39-30 at M.T. Rice

The Belton Lady Tigers played their final game of pool action against Texas Girls Coaches Association’s Class 5A No. 14-ranked Cedar Park Tuesday night at Midway High School. The Lady Wolves built a 10-point lead with 3:37 to play in the third quarter. But Belton put together a 23-4 run over the final 11:37 to […]

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