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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Corvette Show Wrap Up
Oct28

Corvette Show Wrap Up

Tony Hughes, vice-President of the Sulphur Springs Corvette Club, said Saturday’s event on and around the plaza was a fantastic show. He added many attendees called it the best show they’d ever been to. Hughes said there were 183 Corvettes entered. They had only 186 spaces. There were 88 cars in last year’s show. Hughes said he would have hated to be a judge with all the beautiful cars in the show. One of the Best of Show winners at...

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Help-A-Child Saturday at the Bartley Auction
Oct17

Help-A-Child Saturday at the Bartley Auction

The 7th annual Help-A-Child event takes place Saturday at the Bartley Auction Complex on Highway 19 south. Events include a morning Antique Tractor Pull and Show, a Chili and Brisket Cookoff and an evening Hot Rod Tractor Pull. Funds raised benefit the Southern Christian Home in Arkansas, the Northeast Texas Child Advocacy Center and the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children....

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“Updated” Stew Sites Set Record, Fall Festival Begins
Oct17

“Updated” Stew Sites Set Record, Fall Festival Begins

A record number of cooks, 154 in all, will be competing at the 45th annual World Champion Stew Contest next Saturday. Chamber of Commerce President Meredith Caddell is calling the event Stew Fest because of the reuniting of stew and Fall Festival. At a Stew Cooks’ meeting this week, Ms. Caddell announced that in January a committee would be formed to plan the 50th anniversary Stew Contest coming in five years. The 45th annual Stew...

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Fall Festival Parade Saturday Morning
Oct16

Fall Festival Parade Saturday Morning

The annual Fall Festival Parade is coming up Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. Fall Festival Committee Member Melonie Bello is in charge of the Parade and she says it will be wonderful this year. Anyone in the Parade wanting to be judged will need to fill out an entry form. Others are encouraged to just show up. The route will be from Buford Park along Connally to the plaza and then out Gilmer to Auto Zone....

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Dr. Darren Arnecke on the Care Unit at Memorial Hospital
Oct15

Dr. Darren Arnecke on the Care Unit at Memorial Hospital

Physical, occupational, and speech therapies present a challenge for those in need of rehabilitative care. For those needing rehab, time, travel, and comfort are often a priority in choosing where and when the service is provided. For those who perform the rehab, the challenge of proper facilities and tools is paramount. Dr. Darren Arnecke, Doctor of Internal Medicine and medical director for the Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Rehab...

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