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Old Belton High School fieldhouse gets overhaul, new lockers for baseball, soccer and powerlifting teams

By David Tuma, Publisher Everybody has seen the state of the art field house at Belton High School. The weight room and trainers room has no equal in this part of the state. The Tigers athletic department produces around $ 1-million in scholarships a year for athletes. This summer, the athletic department reorganized and redesigned the athletic building next to the ...

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Nigeria Soccer Captain's Father Kidnapped Before World Cup Game

The father of John Obi Mikel, captain of Nigeria’s soccer team, was returned to his family Monday after being kidnapped just hours before Mikel played Argentina at the World Cup. Kidnappers called Mikel on June 26 to tell him his father, Pa Michael Obi, had been <a href="" target="_blan… Sports

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Major League Soccer Player Collin Martin Comes Out As Gay

Collin Martin, a midfielder for Major League Soccer’s Minnesota United, came out as gay on Friday morning, ahead of the team’s planned Pride celebration before a match against FC Dallas tonight. Martin’s teammates and family have known he is gay “for many years,” he said in a statement posted to his Twitter account. <div class="content-list-compo… Sports

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Steve Nash hoping 2026 World Cup will boost Canada's soccer program

NEW YORK – Steve Nash is excited for what 2026 could bring to Canadian soccer. “It’s going to be huge and fantastic to have the World Cup back in North America,” he said. The two-time NBA MVP, who hosted the 11th annual Steve Nash Foundation Showdown on Wednesday night, believes co-hosting the World Cup with Mexico and the United States ...

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