Wildcats Spring Game Showcased 2016 Season Expectations
May27

Wildcats Spring Game Showcased 2016 Season Expectations

The Wildcats’ football team wrapped up spring practice with a Spring Game as the White Team defeated the Blue Team, 29-3 at Gerald Prim Stadium Thursday night. The White Team scored on their first drive going 70 yards for the touchdown. Quarterback Ryan Humphries was completing his passes and back Lawrence Worth got the touchdown on a 9-yard run. Angel Tavera kicked the extra point and White Team led 7-0. Later the White...

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Wildcats Spring Game Features Six Quarters
May26

Wildcats Spring Game Features Six Quarters

For those planning to attend the Wildcats first spring football game in over a decade Thursday evening at 6 p.m., Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens told media members Wednesday what to expect. He said the coaching staff has seen a lot already this spring and has observed tons of improvement. Coach Owens described the game as a finale for spring football and a chance for players to show their parents what they have been doing and how...

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Spring Game Thursday Rain or Shine
May25

Spring Game Thursday Rain or Shine

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens said Wednesday afternoon that the Blue and White Spring Football Game will be played on Thursday at 6 p.m. The weather will determine whether it’s played at Gerald Prim Stadium or at the Multipurpose Building. There will be no admission charge to attend. Coach Owens said his goal is to play the scrimmage-like game at the Prim. He said he wanted to make a big deal out of the game since spring...

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SSHS Coaching Changes Set
May25

SSHS Coaching Changes Set

Coaching changes tend to increase during the spring. This time of year, Wildcats Football Coach and Athletic Director Greg Owens is almost always busy filling coaching vacancies at middle school and high school. Coach Owens gave the latest news to media members Wednesday morning. Longtime Soccer and Cross Country Coach Andy Holt is heading to Frisco Wakeland to be head soccer coach. Coach Owens promoted Wildcats Assistant Coach Nicky...

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7 on 7 Goes  2 – 2 in Gilmer Tourney
May23

7 on 7 Goes 2 – 2 in Gilmer Tourney

The Wildcats’ varsity 7 on 7 football team split four games in a Gilmer tournament last Saturday. In pool play, the Wildcats opened by defeating New Diana. Wildcats Offensive Coordinator Matt Young said the team started slowly against Gilmer and then rallied but came up short, 38-30. The Wildcats then bounced back with a come from behind win over Tyler T.K. Gorman. The Wildcats advanced into the semifinals of the tournament...

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Spring Football Game Eying Weather
May23

Spring Football Game Eying Weather

Here is the latest on the Wildcats Blue and White Spring Football Game at Gerald Prim Stadium due to the chance of bad weather this week. Monday morning Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens said right now the game is scheduled for Thursday evening at 6 p.m. He said the first option if there is bad weather Thursday would be to move the game to Friday at 6 p.m. If the weather is also bad Friday, Coach Owens said the next option would be...

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Eight Wildcats Named to All-District Baseball Team
May23

Eight Wildcats Named to All-District Baseball Team

Eight members of the Wildcats’ baseball team made the All-District Team recently selected by the district’s head baseball coaches. Sophomore pitcher and shortstop Ryan Humphries was named the Sophomore of the Year. Wildcats Coach Jerrod Hammack said the fact that Humphries pitched and played shortstop may have given him an advantage in the voting against some one position players. Coach Hammack noted that Humphries won...

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Wiggins New SSHS Wildcats Soccer Coach
May23

Wiggins New SSHS Wildcats Soccer Coach

At a special board meeting Friday, the Sulphur Springs School Board approved the hiring of Nick Wiggins as the new Wildcats Soccer Coach. Wiggins has served as Wildcats Assistant Soccer Coach for the past several years. He”ll replace his boss, former Wildcats Head Soccer Coach Andy Holt, who will take over as Head Coach at Frisco Wakeland next year. Wiggins will continue to teach science. Recently the school board also approved...

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Channel 18 News Wednesday May 18, 2016
May18
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Wildcats Offense, Defense Gain Experience in 7 on 7
May18

Wildcats Offense, Defense Gain Experience in 7 on 7

Wildcats Offensive Coordinator Matt Young says the greatest asset of 7 on 7 football is that lots of quarterbacks get to throw passes and lots of receivers get to catch them. The Wildcats hosted Gilmer for a 7 on 7 competition Tuesday in the Multipurpose Building. Two high school varsity teams and two eighth grade teams got to play two games each against talented Gilmer. Coach Young estimates 50 high school players and 40 middle...

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