#10 Lady Cats Overwhelm Hallsville 73-26
Dec16

#10 Lady Cats Overwhelm Hallsville 73-26

The Lady Cats’ basketball team, ranked #10 in Class 5A, improved their district record to 2-0 and won their eighth straight game as they overwhelmed Hallsville at Hallsville, 73-26 Friday night. The Lady Cats got off to a strong start and led the Lady Bobcats, 19-4 after one quarter. The Lady Cats were up 37-13 at the half. By the end of the third quarter, the Lady Cats lead was 37 points as they led, 54-17. The Lady Cats...

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#11 Wildcats Outscore Royce City 59-30
Dec16

#11 Wildcats Outscore Royce City 59-30

The Wildcats’ basketball team, ranked #11 in Class 5A, once again played solid defense to defeat an opponent. The Wildcats outscored Royse City, 59-30 at Royse City Friday night. It was the Wildcats final non-district game as district play gets started next week. Friday the Wildcats only allowed the Bulldogs single digit scoring in each quarter. Wildcats Coach Clark Cipoletta said the defense did a great job making every Royse...

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Game Day: Lady Cats in Hallsville; Wildcats visit Royce City
Dec15

Game Day: Lady Cats in Hallsville; Wildcats visit Royce City

There is Wildcats and Lady Cats’ basketball on this Friday (December 15) game day. For the Lady Cats, they’ll have their second district game Friday night in Hallsville. The JV Gold plays at 5 p.m., the JV Blue at 6:15 p.m. and the varsity Lady Cats at 7:30 p.m. Lady Cats Coach Jeff Chapman notes that Hallsville has a new coach this year so he expects some changes in their system. Tuesday night Coach Chapman said he had...

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Wildcat Soccer Hosts Home Scrimmage Against Royce City December 28; Alumni Game December 30
Dec14

Wildcat Soccer Hosts Home Scrimmage Against Royce City December 28; Alumni Game December 30

The Wildcats and Lady Cats’ soccer teams are in their third week of practice. Wildcats Soccer Coach Nicky Wiggins was on KSST and Channel 18 TV ‘s Saturday Morning Coaches Show last Saturday (December 9) and he said his team was ready to play someone else other than their teammates. The Wildcats and Coach Wiggins still have a bit of a wait until that happens. The Wildcats first scrimmage will be at home on December...

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SSHS Soccer Lady Cats’ Lara Signs With SAGU
Dec14

SSHS Soccer Lady Cats’ Lara Signs With SAGU

Lady Cats’ soccer play Erika Lara has signed a letter of intent to play soccer and to go to school at Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie. The signing took place on the practice field in the Multipurpose Building Thursday morning (December 14). The signing was attended by many of Lara’s Lady Cats’ teammates. Erika is the daughter of Juan and Gloria Lara. SAGU is a four-year school that competes in...

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Lady Cats Pick Up Game Play to Seal Win: At Hallsville Friday
Dec13

Lady Cats Pick Up Game Play to Seal Win: At Hallsville Friday

Lady Cats Basketball Coach Jeff Chapman said he was concerned in the first half of the home district opener against Greenville Tuesday night. He felt his team had a nonchalant attitude thinking they were playing a typical Greenville team. Coach Chapman said that can get you beat sometime. Based on the tape he had seen, he said he thought the Lady Cats would do a better job of forcing turnovers than they actually did early. Coach...

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Saltillo Lady Lions Lose to Class 4A Pleasant Grove
Dec13

Saltillo Lady Lions Lose to Class 4A Pleasant Grove

The Saltillo Lady Lions’ basketball team lost to Class 4A Pleasant Grove, 54-29 Tuesday (December 12). After trailing Pleasant Grove, 37-9 at the half, the Lady Lions outscored the Lady Hawks, 14-8 in the third period. Tori Mobley led the Lady Lions with 9 points. Madison Simmons had 8 points. Ana Reeder scored 4 points. Chandler Bain and Maddie Smith had 3 points each. Jordan Sustaire added 2 points. The Lady Lions are now 5-13...

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#10 Ranked Lady Cats Defeat Greenville for District Win
Dec12

#10 Ranked Lady Cats Defeat Greenville for District Win

With the Lady Cats’ basketball team forced to play shorthanded due to an ankle injury to Autumn Tanton, other members of the team had to pull more weight and that’s what they did as the Lady Cats won their district opener at home against Greenville, 66-37 Tuesday night (December 12). The team’s top two scorers, Kaylee Jefferson and Sadavia Porter both had big nights. Porter had a so-so first two quarters but then...

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Wildcats Continue to Improve as They Move Toward District Play
Dec12

Wildcats Continue to Improve as They Move Toward District Play

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta liked what he saw from his team Monday night at home in a 64-41 win over Paris. He said this might have been some of the best team basketball the Wildcats have played. Coach Cipoletta said the team did a super good job of not taking the first shot available, of giving up a good shot for a great shot. He said the team was unselfish. Coach Cipoletta referred to their play as Spurs basketball. He...

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Game Day: Lady Cats Begin District Play at Home
Dec12

Game Day: Lady Cats Begin District Play at Home

The Lady Cats’ basketball team seems to be playing well as district play begins Tuesday night (December 12). The Lady Cats open district play on their home court against Greenville. Action begins Tuesday with JV Blue and Gold games starting at 5 p.m. and at 6:15 p.m. The varsity game should start at around 7:30 p.m. The Lady Cats come into the district game with a 12-2 season record and they are on a six game winning streak. The...

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