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SSHS Fishing Club’s Scott, Hunt Place 19th at State Tournament
May23

SSHS Fishing Club’s Scott, Hunt Place 19th at State Tournament

The Sulphur Springs High School Fishing Club’s team of senior Sam Scott and sophomore Hagan Hunt won $1,000 in scholarship money each and other prizes for finishing in nineteenth place in the Texas High School Bass Association’s State Tournament this past weekend at Lake Ray Roberts. According to Fishing Club Coach Norman Sanders, another team finished around thirty-sixth or thirty-seventh while a third team came in around...

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Wildcats Head Football Coach Owens on Spring Games
May22

Wildcats Head Football Coach Owens on Spring Games

Shortly after Friday night’s Blue-White Spring Game, Wildcats Head Football Coach Greg Owens said spring games can be like All-Star games, kind of sloppy. He added they also probably don’t live up to the hype. Coach Owens said the biggest thing was that the team completed the game healthy. There were also lots of reps for lots of players. Coach Owens said the most important thing about spring football was not the Spring...

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Blue 40, White 19 in SSHS Spring Football Game
May20

Blue 40, White 19 in SSHS Spring Football Game

The Wildcats spring football ended with the Spring Game as the Blue Team downed the White Team, 40-19 at the SSHS Track Complex field Friday evening. Wildcats Head Football Coach Greg Owens compared it to an All-Star Game, sloppy and probably not living up to the hype. He said lots of players got lots of reps. Coach Owens said more important than the game were the numerous workouts where players got better. The Spring Game was...

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Experience, Speed, Physicality Provide Potential for Wildcats Season
May19

Experience, Speed, Physicality Provide Potential for Wildcats Season

Wildcats Offensive Coordinator Matt Young, after the conclusion of spring practices, says this year’s Wildcats’ offense has an incredible amount of potential. He says lots of offensive guys have already played on Friday night and they have answered the question of whether they can handle it and play at that speed and physicality. Coach Young says he almost has to control his imagination about what is possible with this...

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Dismantling Eagle Stadium Provides Parking for Numerous Activities
May19

Dismantling Eagle Stadium Provides Parking for Numerous Activities

Dismantling Eagle Stadium will benefit not only parking for visitors during football season but also provide parking for activities such as the Hopkins County Stew Contest, parade staging, and other school and city activities, according to Dan Froneberger, SSISD Maintenance Director. In a money saving move, Froneberger is once again using Hopkins County inmates to dismantle the historic stadium. Froneberger said the materials gained...

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Spring Football Practice Ends; Spring Game Friday at 6 p.m.
May18

Spring Football Practice Ends; Spring Game Friday at 6 p.m.

Owens on Spring Football At the conclusion of spring football workouts for the Wildcats, Football Coach Greg Owens gave the spring practice a grade of A-plus saying it was another great spring. He called the attitude of the players great. It ended with what Coach Owens called a really good day Wednesday. Drills included ones for certain end of game or quarter situations. Coach Owens said blitz drills continued to be beneficial for...

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Wildcats 7-on-7 Win One, Lose One to Gilmer Tuesday in Multipurpose Building
May17

Wildcats 7-on-7 Win One, Lose One to Gilmer Tuesday in Multipurpose Building

Following Tuesday night’s game against Gilmer played in the SSHS Multipurpose Building, Wildcats 7-on-7 football continues to reveal the strengths and weaknesses of the team to both offensive and defensive coordinators. Seven on Seven Offense For Wildcats Offensive Coordinator Matt Young, 7 on 7 football is all about reps. He says that’s the greatest asset the football team gets from it. The Wildcats varsity 7 on 7 team...

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Final Week of Wildcats Spring Football Underway
May16

Final Week of Wildcats Spring Football Underway

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens said Monday’s spring practice was the best Monday the team has had this spring. The team practiced outside. Coach Owens said it was hot but a breeze helped. He said the practice was spirited. He felt the defense probably got the best of the offense. Coach Owens said it was good to see players click and improve on both sides of the ball. He said some of the coaches were having their patience...

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Nine Wildcats Named to 16-5A All-District Baseball Team
May16

Nine Wildcats Named to 16-5A All-District Baseball Team

Nine Wildcats’ baseball players and Baseball Coach Jerrod Hammack made the All-District Baseball Team as selected by the coaches in District 16-5A. The Wildcats earned three superlatives. Junior pitcher and first baseman Triston McCormick was named the district’s Most Valuable Player. McCormick was 4-1 pitching in district play with a 1.63 earned run average. He also hit .424 with 3 home runs and 15 RBI’s. Coach...

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Seven Lady Trojans Named to 14-2A All-District Team: Pictures and Stats
May15

Seven Lady Trojans Named to 14-2A All-District Team: Pictures and Stats

Seven Cumby Lady Trojans have been recognized for their hard work and effort by being selected to the District 14-2A All-District Team, according to Coach Casey Busby at Cumby. Those recognized include: First Team Outfielder:  Junior, Alyssa Morgan First Team Infielder:  Freshman, Carly Talley Second Team Infielder:  Junior, Sydney Spillers Honorable Mention:  Senior, Laura Rector, and Juniors, Bailey Busby & Paige Seely Academic...

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