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Lady Cats Fall Into First Place Tie After One-Sided 9-1 Loss To Mount Pleasant On Senior Night
Apr17

Lady Cats Fall Into First Place Tie After One-Sided 9-1 Loss To Mount Pleasant On Senior Night

Mount Pleasant 9, Lady Cats Softball 1 The Lady Cats’ softball team fell into a first place tie in district Tuesday night, April 16, after a miserable 9-1 loss to Mount Pleasant on Senior Night at Lady Cat Park. Both the Lady Cats and Lady Tigers are now 7-2 in district play with one game left for each team. Little went right for the Lady Cats as Mount Pleasant dominated play almost from the beginning. The Lady Tigers opened the...

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Wildcats Baseball Team Uses Pitching, Defense To Eke Out 1-0 Victory Over Mount Pleasant
Apr17

Wildcats Baseball Team Uses Pitching, Defense To Eke Out 1-0 Victory Over Mount Pleasant

Wildcat Baseball 1, Mount Pleasant 0 The Wildcats’ baseball team utilized strong pitching and defense to squeeze by Mount Pleasant, 1-0 in a district game Tuesday night, April 16, at Wildcat Park. Wildcats pitchers Will Sims and Jake Davis combined to throw a shutout. Sims got the win going 5 1/3 innings allowing only one hit and no runs with two strikeouts and one walk. Davis went 1 2/3 innings allowing three hits and no runs...

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North Hopkins Baseball Wins  Handily over Cumby, 11-0 Tuesday
Apr17

North Hopkins Baseball Wins Handily over Cumby, 11-0 Tuesday

The North Hopkins Panthers’ baseball team was too much for Cumby defeating the Trojans, 11-0 in six innings at Cumby Tuesday (April 16). The Panthers scored in all six innings. Caleb Wyatt got the win for North Hopkins. Hit leaders for the Panthers were Geoffrey Stewart, Victor Rojo and Branson Thomas. North Hopkins RBI leaders were Rojo, Colby Cameron and...

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Forum For City Council Candidates Planned April 23
Apr16

Forum For City Council Candidates Planned April 23

How well do you know the six candidates on the May 4 Sulphur Springs City Council ballot? Have something you’d like to ask? An open City Council Forum is being hosted from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at The ROC, by the Hopkins County Republican Club for that purpose. “We want to inform folks so they can make informed decisions, whoever they vote for,” said Melonie Findley, president of local Republican Club. While community...

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Spring Football Begins Wednesday For Wildcats
Apr16

Spring Football Begins Wednesday For Wildcats

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens has become a believer in spring football. For the fourth straight year, the Wildcats will have spring football. It means one less week of practice in August and just one scrimmage in August instead of two. This year, spring football begins with two acclamation days. Those will be Wednesday and Thursday, April 17-18, and will take place during the athletic periods during the school day. Players will...

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Training Truckers at PJC
Apr16

Training Truckers at PJC

Instructor Robert Ashbreck, top right, reviews driving and safety laws with students attending the truck driving school at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center. Anyone wishing to learn about truck driving classes and other workforce training programs offered at PJC can call 903-885-1232 or go by the campus office, located at 1137 Loop 301...

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Senior Citizens Lunch, Learn Seminar Offered May 6
Apr16

Senior Citizens Lunch, Learn Seminar Offered May 6

Senior Citizens Center Program and Marketing Director Karon Weatherman announced a Senior Citizens Lunch and Learn seminar will be offered through the AARP Life Insurance and Annuity Program from New York Life at 11 a.m. May 6 at the center. “They will help you make sure that your future is secure and help your loved ones have a great peace of mind,” said Weatherman. AARP will provide a free lunch for attendees, but those...

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Baseball and Softball on This Tuesday Game Day
Apr16

Baseball and Softball on This Tuesday Game Day

The Wildcats’ baseball team and the Lady Cats’ softball team will both be playing Mount Pleasant at home in important ball games on this game day Tuesday, April 16. With a senior night win, the Lady Cats could wrap up the district championship. The Lady Cats are 7-1 in district play and in first place. Mount Pleasant is 6-2 in second place. Mount Pleasant won the first match between the two, 3-1 at Mount Pleasant back on...

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Lady Cats Softball Coach David Carrillo Predicted Lady Cats Comeback Friday
Apr16

Lady Cats Softball Coach David Carrillo Predicted Lady Cats Comeback Friday

Lady Cats Softball Coach David Carrillo believes in the power of positive thinking. He may have picked up some converts Friday night, April 12, in the Lady Cats dramatic come from behind win over Lindale, 7-6 at Lady Cat Park: the members of his Lady Cats’ softball team. When the team came into the dugout in the bottom of the seventh, Lindale had just scored three runs to take a 6-4 lead. First, Coach Carrillo told the Lady Cats...

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Wildcats Baseball Coach Gets What He’s Been Waiting For Friday Night
Apr16

Wildcats Baseball Coach Gets What He’s Been Waiting For Friday Night

Wildcats Baseball Coach Jerrod Hammack has been waiting for it and he got it last Friday, April 12, in a 4-0 victory over Greenville at Wildcat Park. That would be good pitching, solid defense and enough offense to get the job done. Coach Hammack said Jaxon Chaney threw the ball extremely well. He only needed 75 pitches to complete 7 innings. An incredibly low number. Chaney only gave up three hits, all singles and issued no walks....

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