Lady Cats Softball Scrimmages Underway
Feb05

Lady Cats Softball Scrimmages Underway

At a scrimmage Monday at White Oak, the Lady Cats Softball Team lost a close one to White Oak, 2-1 and then edged by Gilmer, 3-2. Lady Cats Coach David Carrillo said both opponents featured strong pitchers. The White Oak pitcher has committed to Stephen F. Austin. Coach Carrillo said a one hour time limit for the scrimmage games meant batters had only one or two at bats, hardly enough to get in a good groove. Coach Carrillo was also...

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Wildcats Baseball Scrimmages Sherman Monday
Feb05

Wildcats Baseball Scrimmages Sherman Monday

This is a unique year for Wildcats Baseball Coach Jerrod Hammack and his Wildcats Baseball Team. For ten previous years, Coach Hammack has fielded senior laden teams with just a few underclassmen on the roster. After last year’s graduation of the largest baseball senior class ever, the Wildcats will return only one starter, ace pitcher Tyler Follis. Coach Hammack says he will be starting from scratch. Hammack says he’s...

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Varisty Basketball by Justin Brock and Brenden Lynn
Feb05

Varisty Basketball by Justin Brock and Brenden Lynn

Justin Brock is a student at SSISD Middle School. KSST supports the efforts of all students interested in journalism, and is proud to publish their efforts. Brenden Lynn is a  student at SSISD Middle School. KSST supports the efforts of all students interested in journalism, and is proud to publish their efforts. “To make Varsity, you must be a player who’s invested in the game of basketball.  A player who will go the extra mile to be...

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Pirate “Own Goal” Aided Wildcat Win
Feb04

Pirate “Own Goal” Aided Wildcat Win

Perhaps the luck of the Wildcats Soccer Team is turning around. It didn’t start that way Friday night at Prim Stadium as Pine Tree took a 1-0 lead about ten minutes into the first half. Wildcats Soccer Coach Andy Holt said a Pirate player was attempting a crossing pass when he mishit the ball. Instead of a pass, it turned into a high arching shot on goal that went over the Wildcats goalkeeper and settled into the back of the...

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Lady Cat Golf Placed Sixth at Spring Hill Invitational
Feb04

Lady Cat Golf Placed Sixth at Spring Hill Invitational

The Lady Cats Golf Team finished sixth in their first tournament of the year Monday. Twelve teams competed in the Spring Hill Invitational played at the Wood Hollow Golf Course in Longview. The Lady Cats shot a team total of 408. Jessie Ash was eighth in the medalist race as she led the Lady Cats with a score of 90. Alissa Sotelo shot 99, Morgan Landers had a 107 and Emma Lane shot 112. The Lady Cats will play next at a Mt. Pleasant...

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Wildcats, Lady Cats Pick Up District Wins Against Pine Tree Tuesday
Feb03

Wildcats, Lady Cats Pick Up District Wins Against Pine Tree Tuesday

Wildcats Soccer Coach Andy Holt believes Pine Tree is one of the best teams in the district along with Mt. Pleasant.Tuesday night at Gerald Prim Stadium, the Wildcats edged by Pine Tree, 2-1. It was the first district game at home for the Wildcats after opening district play with two road games. The Wildcats are now 2-1 in district play and their season record is 7-6-1. Five of the next six Wildcats’ district games will be...

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Lady Cats Will Battle for First Place at Hallsville Friday
Feb03

Lady Cats Will Battle for First Place at Hallsville Friday

The Lady Cats Basketball Team set up a first place battle at Hallsville Friday night at 6:30 p.m. by defeating Greenville on the road, 63-49 Tuesday night. This one was much tougher than the first meeting. In that one, the Lady Cats played stifling defense to take a 64-22 win in Wildcats Gym on January 8. The second victory over Greenville improved the Lady Cats district record to 10-2 and their season mark to 23-6. Hallsville held a...

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Tough Defense, 11 3-Point Baskets Highlight Wildcat Win
Feb03

Tough Defense, 11 3-Point Baskets Highlight Wildcat Win

The Wildcats Basketball Team hit 11 three-point baskets and played tough defense against Greenville when it counted as the Wildcats topped the Lions, 71-53 in Wildcats Gym Tuesday night. Keaston Willis led the Wildcats with 18 points including 4 three-pointers. Ke’Ontae Dunn had 17 points with 3 threes. Bryson Lynn also had 2 three-pointers and Michael Arnold and Garrett Jones had 1 each. The Wildcats limited Greenville to only...

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Pilot Club’s Hoop Dreams Provides Basketball Experience for Special Needs Kids
Feb02

Pilot Club’s Hoop Dreams Provides Basketball Experience for Special Needs Kids

Nine years ago the Pilot Club of Sulphur Springs began a program they called Hoop Dreams. A dozen special needs kids had the chance to enjoy basketball. Monday night from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Sulphur Springs Elementary School main gym, Hoops Dreams continued. The program has grown. 35 kids from ages 5 to 19 participated Monday night. Beverly Owens with the Pilot Club says five of the kids have participated in Hoop Dreams each...

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Wildcats Tennis in Tournament Play
Feb02

Wildcats Tennis in Tournament Play

Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez said his team did well in a tournament last Friday hosted by Hallsville. Coach Martinez changed his boys doubles personnel and he said he liked what he saw last Friday. The team of junior Kade Brown and sophomore Joey Gatewood made it to the semifinals of consolation losing to a veteran team from Hallsville. The team of freshman Dwayne Flemmons and junior Harrison Harbin also played well according...

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