Tax Aid and Income Tax Preparation Available at WUMC
Jan30

Tax Aid and Income Tax Preparation Available at WUMC

AARP’s free Tax Aide income tax return preparation program gets underway Tuesday at Wesley United Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs. It will take place Tuesdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. until April 14. It is open to people of all ages. Instructor Cheryl Spears says she and all Tax Aide volunteers have been trained and tested on tax return preparation. People should bring last year’s return, info on all income and...

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Wildcats Soccer Wins First Home Match Against Marshall
Jan29

Wildcats Soccer Wins First Home Match Against Marshall

The Wildcats Soccer team opened district play with a 3-0 victory over Marshall at Gerald Prim Stadium Tuesday night. This was their first home game in the season. They were on a three game losing streak coming in to this first home game. The goals scored that night were by Scott Galarza, and Chris Espinoza with two of the three goals. I talked with Wildcat soccer coach Andy Holt. The Wildcats will be at Gerald Prim again Friday night...

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“Updated with Video” Improvements Being Made to Lamar Street
Jan29

“Updated with Video” Improvements Being Made to Lamar Street

City of Sulphur Springs crews are busy with improvements to Lamar Street. Improvements include upgrade of sewage and water, replacing sections of the curb and sidewalk and repaving of the road. City Manager Mark Maxwell gives us a progress...

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Ladycats Soccer Wins Against Marshall
Jan29

Ladycats Soccer Wins Against Marshall

The Ladycats Soccer team won their district opener at Marshall 3-1 Tuesday night. The Ladycats were coming in after a slow start in the season, resulting in coach Deleon changing the Ladycat’s routine, which hasn’t been done in over five years. Esmeralda Sanchez scored two out of the three scores for the Ladycats Tuesday night. The Ladycats will play against Mt Pleasant on Friday night. I talked with Ladycats soccer coach...

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“Updated with Video” Jesse Castro Signs with Trinity University
Jan29

“Updated with Video” Jesse Castro Signs with Trinity University

Lady Cats’ senior volleyball player Jessye Castro will be headed to Trinity in San Antonio to play college volleyball. Jessye said Trinity was one of the first schools she visited and she said she knew right away it was where she wanted to go. About two years ago, Jessye played both basketball and volleyball but made a commitment to focus only on volleyball. She also began to play club ball. Lady Cats Coach Allison Irvin said Jessye...

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Lady Cats Soccer Loses Last Pre district Game Friday
Jan26

Lady Cats Soccer Loses Last Pre district Game Friday

The Lady Cats’ soccer team lost 3-1 at Paris Friday night. It was the Lady Cats’ last match before the start of district play at Marshall Tuesday night. The Lady Cats are 1-5-2 this season. Lady Cats Coach Jesus DeLeon said his team had another slow start on Friday falling behind 2-0 due to a defensive mistake and trouble with a Paris set piece. Faith Singleton scored the Lady Cats goal getting an assist from Esmeralda Sanchez...

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SSHS Powerlifting Meet Last Saturday
Jan26

SSHS Powerlifting Meet Last Saturday

About 300 athletes, both boys and girls, competed in Saturday’s Sulphur Springs Powerlifting Meet. The Wildcats finished in 11th place. Wildcats Powerlifting Coach Jeremy Offutt said two Wildcats qualified for medals, Jonathan Alvarez, a freshman, finished second in the 123-pound class and Alex Gamez was fifth in the 220-pound class. Coach Offutt said several other Wildcats lifters just missed placing by just a few pounds. He noted...

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Wildcat Soccer Lose Just Before District Begins
Jan21

Wildcat Soccer Lose Just Before District Begins

The Wildcats’ soccer team lost their last non-district game at Pittsburg, 3-1 Tuesday night, with multiple players benched due to injuries. Scott Galarza and Adrian Lopez both were injured after running into each other, hitting their heads only 20 minutes into the game. Lopez was taken to the hospital because a cut on his head as a result of the collision, and Galarza suffered a minor concussion. Their one goal came from Israel Lopez...

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Ladycats Lose Against Lobos Tuesday
Jan21

Ladycats Lose Against Lobos Tuesday

The Lady Cats’ basketball team had a tough night on the road Tuesday night at Longview as the Lady Lobos won 64-35.  Daieyshia Pruitt led the Lady Cats with 15 points, including two-three pointers.  The Lady Cats are now 3-5 in district play. The Ladycats will practice against the Wildcats boys on Thursday to better prepare themselves for Friday against Marshall here at Sulphur Springs Stadium.  I talked with Lady Cats Basketball...

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Wildcats Lose After Leading Three Quarters
Jan21

Wildcats Lose After Leading Three Quarters

For three quarters, the Wildcats’ basketball team played some of their finest ball in one of the closest games of the season. They saw exceptional athleticism from Cain Cody with 24 points total and taking five charges throughout the game. They led Longview 46-40 after three quarters at Wildcats Gym Tuesday night. The fourth quarter was a different story as the Lobos outscored the Wildcats 32-12. The Lobos scored many of their shots...

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