Shorthanded Wildcats No Match for Wylie East
Dec19

Shorthanded Wildcats No Match for Wylie East

With two top players suffering with flu-like symptoms, the Wildcats’ basketball team was no match for Wylie East on the road Friday night. Cain Cody and Ke’Ontae Dunn were both ill. The Raiders overwhelmed the Wildcats, 82-35. The Wildcats managed only 11 first half points. Wylie East also defeated the Wildcats in a Royse City tournament earlier this month. The Wildcats, now 4-8, play at Paris Monday night before a Christmas...

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Lady Cats’ Basketball Team Won a Big Road District Game Friday
Dec18

Lady Cats’ Basketball Team Won a Big Road District Game Friday

The Lady Cats’ basketball team won a big road district game Friday night as the Lady Cats defeated Marshall, 33-27. The Lady Cats outscored Marshall 11-5 in the fourth quarter to secure the victory. Tori Moore led the Lady Cats with 10 points as the Lady Cats continue to play without injured leader scorer Desi Debase. The Lady Cats are 1-1 in district play and 8-5 overall. They are now off until a Kaufman tournament beginning December...

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Wildcats and Lady Cats’ Basketball Teams are Playing on the Road this Friday
Dec18

Wildcats and Lady Cats’ Basketball Teams are Playing on the Road this Friday

Both the Wildcats and Lady Cats’ basketball teams are playing on the road this Friday. The Wildcats will be at Wylie East. The two teams have already met once this year with Wylie East defeated the Wildcats in a Royse City tournament early this month. The Wildcats have a 4-7 so far this season. Meanwhile The Lady Cats will play their second district game tonight. They play at Marshall. The Lady Mavs opened district play with a win...

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Third Quarter Dooms Lady Cats
Dec17

Third Quarter Dooms Lady Cats

A rough third quarter derailed the Lady Cats’ basketball team’s attempt at a big upset of highly rated Longview Tuesday night in Wildcats Gym. The Lady Lobos outscored the Lady Cats 24-3 in the third quarter on their way to a 62-45 win in the district opener for both teams. The Lady Cats outscored Longview 18-7 in the first quarter and took a 30-26 lead into halftime. Both teams scored 12 points in the fourth quarter. Tori Moore led...

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Wildcats Center Landon Watkins was Named to the Second team AP Sports Editors All-State Football Team
Dec17

Wildcats Center Landon Watkins was Named to the Second team AP Sports Editors All-State Football Team

Wildcats Center Landon Watkins was named to the second team AP Sports Editors All-State Football Team.  He was the only Wildcat to be honored.  I talked about the award with Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens....

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Desi Debase Out for the Year
Dec16

Desi Debase Out for the Year

The Lady Cats’ basketball team will have to do without star point guard and leading scorer Desi Debase who is out, perhaps for the entire season, due to an ACL knee injury. Desi injured the knee on Tuesday of last week in Tyler against John Tyler. Coach Jeff Chapman has promised to battle all opponents with the players he has available.  

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Lady Cats Basketball Tournament Update
Dec15

Lady Cats Basketball Tournament Update

The Lady Cats’ basketball team played the entire Edgewood tournament without leading scorer Desi Debase this past weekend.  The team won one and took two close losses.  The Lady Cats are now 7-4.  I talked with Lady Cats Basketball Coach Jeff Chapman Monday morning....

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Wildcat Basketball Tournament Update
Dec15

Wildcat Basketball Tournament Update

The Wildcats’ basketball team won one and lost 3 at a Granbury tournament this past weekend. The Wildcats are now 4-7. I talked with Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Monday morning....

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Wildcats and Lady Cats’ Soccer Teams Will Be Playing in a New District This Year
Dec15

Wildcats and Lady Cats’ Soccer Teams Will Be Playing in a New District This Year

The Wildcats and Lady Cats’ soccer teams will be playing in a new soccer district this year.  The district is just like what other SSHS athletic teams play.  Gone are Class 4A programs like Princeton, Paris, North Lamar and Bonham.  The new district will be very tough and the Wildcats 21 straight years of playoff appearances may be challenged like never before.  Wildcats Soccer Coach Andy Holt talked about the new district on KSST and...

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“Updated” Lady Cats Play Well Friday, Improve Record to 7-3
Dec13

“Updated” Lady Cats Play Well Friday, Improve Record to 7-3

Playing without top scorer Desi Debase, the Lady Cats’ basketball team played well at times but fell short against Quinlin Ford in an Edgewood tournament Thursday, 58-51. Freshman Kaylee Jefferson had a huge game with 16 points and 14 rebounds. Chrissalynd Person added 11 points including 3 three-pointers. The loss dropped the Lady Cats record to 6-3. The Lady Cats’ basketball team, despite still playing without leading scorer Desi...

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