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Saltillo Basketball: Lions Win; Lady Lions Lose
Nov20

Saltillo Basketball: Lions Win; Lady Lions Lose

Liberty-Eylau 74, Saltillo Lions Basketball 63 The Saltillo Lions came out on the short end of a 74-63 game against Liberty-Eylau Monday. The Lions outscored the Leopards, 21-18 in the fourth quarter but it wasn’t nearly enough to catch up. Chris Boekhorst had another big night for the Lions with 24 points. Matthew Gurley scored 16 points, Ben Moore had 9 points, Levi Hoover and Edi Olayo had 5 points apiece. Andrew Redburn...

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Lady Cats Holds Off Fourth Quarter Rally to Defeat LE 54-53
Nov20

Lady Cats Holds Off Fourth Quarter Rally to Defeat LE 54-53

The Lady Cats’ basketball team improved their season record to 2-0 with a nail biting 54-53 victory over Liberty-Eylau in Texarkana Monday night (November 19). The Lady Cats withstood a furious fourth quarter rally from the Lady Leopards and escaped with the one point win. The Lady Cats reportedly got good scoring efforts from seniors Sadavia Porter and Autumn Tanton. Tanton also had a good night rebounding. After the...

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Wildcats Upset 6-A #2 Rockwall 77-67
Nov20

Wildcats Upset 6-A #2 Rockwall 77-67

The state’s #2 team in Class 6A, Rockwall was upset by the #15 team in Class 5A Sulphur Springs, 77-67 in Wildcats Gym Monday night (November 19). The Wildcats took a lead in the first quarter and never gave it up. The Wildcats led 21-12 after one quarter, 37-27 at the half and 58-45 after three quarters. The Wildcats were led by senior guard Keaston Willis who scored a game high 32 points. Willis got the Wildcats going with 12...

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Saturday Morning Coach’s Show: Owens Reflects on 32 Wildcat Seniors
Nov19

Saturday Morning Coach’s Show: Owens Reflects on 32 Wildcat Seniors

Editor’s Note: Coach Owens and KSST Sports Director Don Julian put a wrap on the 2018 Football Season with the Coach’s Show, Saturday, November 24, 9 a.m. on KSST and Suddenlink Cable Channel 18. Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens said the 41-14 bi-district loss to Frisco last Thursday in Frisco left a bad taste in his mouth. He said the Wildcats just didn’t play up to par, similar to the way they finished the...

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Saturday Results: Lady Cats Defeat Paris 37-26
Nov19

Saturday Results: Lady Cats Defeat Paris 37-26

Lady Cats Basketball Coach Brittney Tisdell won her Sulphur Springs’ coaching debut Saturday (November 17). The win came over the coach she replaced, Jeff Chapman, now the head girls’ basketball at Paris. The Lady Cats topped Paris, 37-26. After the game, Coach Tisdell said it was a good game for the Lady Cats but closer than she would have liked. She said Paris really showed up and gave the Lady Cats a really good game....

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Saltillo Basketball: Lady Lions Host Celeste; Lions Host Liberty Eylau
Nov19

Saltillo Basketball: Lady Lions Host Celeste; Lions Host Liberty Eylau

The Saltillo Lady Lions finished fourth in their Saltillo Varsity Girls Tournament held last Thursday through Saturday (November 15-17). The Lady Lions lost two game Saturday to tough competition in the Gold Bracket of the tournament. The Lady Lions dropped a game to Dodd City, 42-29 and then lost in the bracket consolation final to Quinlan Ford, 51-30. Against Dodd City, Jocelyn Ochoa led the Lady Lions with 7 points. Chandler Bain,...

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Game Day Monday: Wildcats Host Rockwall; Lady Cats at Liberty Eylau
Nov19

Game Day Monday: Wildcats Host Rockwall; Lady Cats at Liberty Eylau

Both the Wildcats and Lady Cats’ basketball teams will be in action on this Monday game day (November 19). The games are the teams’ last ones before the Thanksgiving Holiday break. The Wildcats face another challenge as they will play host to Rockwall, the #2 ranked team in Class 6A according to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Poll. The Yellowjackets enter the Monday contest in Wildcats Gym with a 6-1 record....

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Lady Lions Win Two Friday
Nov17

Lady Lions Win Two Friday

The Saltillo Lady Lions record two victories in pool play Friday defeating CHESS, 50-21 and McLeod, 43-39 in overtime. The victories gave the Lady Lions three wins in four games in their Saltillo Varsity Girls Tournament. The Lady Lions enter Gold Bracket play Saturday with a 4-3 season record. Friday against CHESS, the Lady Lions led only 8-5 after the first quarter but then took charged with big second and third quarters. Anna...

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Saltillo Lions Even Season Record with Win
Nov17

Saltillo Lions Even Season Record with Win

The Saltillo Lions’ basketball team evened their season record at 1-1 with a 53-36 win over Queen City Friday. The Lions roared out to an 18-5 first quarter lead and never trailed. Chris Boekhorst led the Lions with 27 points. Ben Moore scored 10 points. Mathew had 7 points. Edi Olayo had 4 points. Dillon Beadle and Levi Hoover each scored 2 points. The Saltillo Lions JV lost to Queen City, 41-15. The Lions play Liberty-Eylau...

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Lady Cats Open Season with Win
Nov17

Lady Cats Open Season with Win

The Lady Cats’ basketball team opened the season with a 37-26 victory over Paris in Wildcats Gym Saturday. The victory marked the coaching debut in Sulphur Springs for Brittney Tisdell. The game also saw former Lady Cats Coach Jeff Chapman return to the gym as head coach at Paris. The Lady Cats outscored Paris in every quarter and built the lead throughout the game. The Lady Cats led 11-7 after the first quarter, 18-12 at...

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