Lady Cats Count on Hitting Skills Against Waxahachie
May05

Lady Cats Count on Hitting Skills Against Waxahachie

When one hears about the Waxahachie Lady Indians that the Lady Cats’ softball team will be playing in an Area game Saturday at 6 p.m. at North Forney, they sound just like the Lady Cats. However Lady Cats Coach David Carrillo says there are some subtle differences that should gave his team an advantage. Coach Carrillo says Waxahachie is a young teams and a good hitting team. He adds the offensive strength of the Lady Indians...

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Sports Banquet Honors SSHS Athletes Tonight
May05

Sports Banquet Honors SSHS Athletes Tonight

The 2015-2016 Sulphur Springs Wildcat All-Sports Banquet takes place tonight (Thursday, May 5, 2016) beginning at 6 p.m. in the High School Cafeteria. Decorations were being put in the cafeteria this morning. Big Smith’s Barbeque will be served starting at 6 p.m. Wildcats Athletic Director Greg Owens will be giving some special awards including one for a special athlete. In all some 17 teams will be recognized in 11 different...

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Spring Football Underway at SSHS
May04

Spring Football Underway at SSHS

Shortly after 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, the Wildcats’ football team hit the practice field to begin something new around here lately, spring practice. Players separated into position groups for lots of fundamentals work. Late in practice, players got to mix it up a little as the offense and defense went at each other with plays near the goal line. Later the offense ran some plays attempting to move down the field against defenders....

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Sulphur Bluff’s Davis Qualified for State Track Meet Pole Vault Competition
May03

Sulphur Bluff’s Davis Qualified for State Track Meet Pole Vault Competition

Ricky Davis of Sulphur Bluff qualified for the State Track Meet by winning the pole vault at the regional track meet this past weekend in Stephenville. Davis vaulted 11 feet to win the event. Others did well representing Sulphur Bluff but did not qualify for state. Thomas Coberley, who participated in three events at regional, made it to the finals in the triple jump and finished eighth. Coberley was also fifth in regional in the...

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Saltillo’s Collins Goes to State Track Meet
May03

Saltillo’s Collins Goes to State Track Meet

Sienna Collins placed first in the 3200-meter and 800-meter at the Class 1-A, Region III Track meet at Tarleton State University last weekend. She will represent Saltillo and the Region in competition at the state meet in Austin May 13-14. Also competing for Saltillo at the Regional meet but not advancing were Brenda Castro who placed seventh in the 1600-meter and ninth in the 800-meter; Katy Perea, 11th in the 1600-meter; Trevor...

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Wildcats Season Ends With Loss
May03

Wildcats Season Ends With Loss

A disappointing season for the Wildcats ended with a disappointing loss to Marshall, 11-1 on the road Monday night. The game was a continuation of one that got underway Friday but was quickly called due to lightning and rain. The game resumed Monday with the Wildcats ahead 1-0 with a runner on first and no one out. The momentum soon shifted to the Mavericks, who needed a win to stay tied with Hallsville for second in the district. The...

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Regional Track Wrap-up
May02

Regional Track Wrap-up

Wildcats Track Coach Matt Young said distance runner Jacob Gatewood capped off a sensational season competing in the 3200-meter run and 1600-meter run at the regional track meet Friday and Saturday at UT Arlington. Coach Young knew the competition was tough and he hoped Gatewood could finish among the top six. In the 3200-meter run Friday, Gatewood challenged the best runners and was at 4:49 half way through. Coach Young said that was...

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Wildcats Baseball May Have One More Game Tonight
May02

Wildcats Baseball May Have One More Game Tonight

The Wildcats’ baseball team may not be done for the season after all. There is the possibility that the Wildcats game at Marshall, postponed Friday night could be made up Monday or Tuesday night. The latest is the game has been rescheduled for 8 p.m. Monday night. That according to Athletic Director Greg Owens. Right now Marshall and Hallsville are tied for second place in the district. Coach Owens said their would be an...

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SSHS All-Sports Banquet Moved to Thursday Night
May01

SSHS All-Sports Banquet Moved to Thursday Night

Although originally scheduled for Monday night, May 2, 2016, the Sulphur Springs High School All-Sports Banquet has been moved to Thursday night,May 5, according to Athletic Director Greg Owens. Several sports activities have been moved due to field conditions and Wildcat baseball will be playing early in the week.¬†Time and place will not change for the banquet–6 p.m. high school cafeteria, barbecue, $8 per person. The...

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Lady Cats Advance to Area; Face Waxahachie in One Game Winner Take All
May01

Lady Cats Advance to Area; Face Waxahachie in One Game Winner Take All

The never-give-up Lady Cats’ softball team fell behind big for the second straight playoff game but again rallied to win their second straight and the bi-district series against Corsicana. On Saturday, at North Forney, the Lady Cats actually went out in front with a single run in the top of the first. Brinklee Driver walked and Kristen Allen doubled before Sarah Womack drove in a run with a single. The wheels fell off for the...

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