Game Day: Wildcats, Lady Cats Play Mt Pleasant
Jan12

Game Day: Wildcats, Lady Cats Play Mt Pleasant

Wildcats Basketball The #8 ranked Wildcats’ basketball team travels to Mount Pleasant Friday evening (January 12) for their big showdown with the Tigers. Both teams are unbeaten in district play. The Wildcats are 3-0 in district play and 20-3 for the season. Max Preps has Mount Pleasant 4-0 in district play and 19-4 for the season. Mount Pleasant won both games against the Wildcats last year by 12 points. Wildcats Coach Clark...

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Wildcats, Lady Cats Soccer Battle Strong Teams in First Day of Tournament Play
Jan12

Wildcats, Lady Cats Soccer Battle Strong Teams in First Day of Tournament Play

Humble 1, Wildcats Soccer 0 In their opening game in the 2018 Longhorn Challenge in Austin Thursday, the Wildcats’ soccer team just came up short against Humble losing 1-0. Wildcats Soccer Coach Nicky Wiggins said Brandon Diosdado, Rafael Lopez, D.J. Abron, Alexis Escobedo and Andrew Escobar played well. He added Lopez, the goalkeeper, had six saves. The Wildcats managed four shots on goal. Coach Wiggins said Humble was a very...

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Game Day: Wildcat, Lady Cat Soccer in Tournament Play
Jan11

Game Day: Wildcat, Lady Cat Soccer in Tournament Play

Both the Wildcats and Lady Cats’ soccer teams will be playing in their second tournament of the season this Thursday through Saturday (January 11-13). The Wildcats are in Austin for the 2018 Longhorn Challenge. It’s being played at the newly renovated Charles Alan Wright Fields at the Berry M. Whitaker Sports Complex at UT Austin. The Wildcats open play at 1 p.m. Thursday against Humble from the Houston area. The Wildcats,...

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Saltillo Lady Lions Win; Lions Drop Close Game
Jan10

Saltillo Lady Lions Win; Lions Drop Close Game

The Saltillo Lions and Saltillo Lady Lions were involved in basketball games Tuesday night. The Lions dropped a close one to Wolfe City, 46-42 while the Lady Lions won big over Sulphur Bluff, 65-24. The Lions got off to slow start and trailed Wolfe City, 8-4 after the first quarter. The Lions rallied to take a 20-17 halftime lead. Wolfe City responded with a strong third quarter and went ahead 36-25. The Lions outscored Wolfe City...

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Tanton Named to Sports Writers Association All-State Team
Jan10

Tanton Named to Sports Writers Association All-State Team

Lady Cats’ junior volleyball player Autumn Tanton was recently selected to the Texas Sports Writers Association All-State Team as an Honorable Mention choice. Tanton was also named First Team All-District and Academic All-District. Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Justin Maness said it is always exciting to be recognized as part of an all-state team in volleyball in Texas, where there are so many good players. He said Tanton, a middle...

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No Game Tuesday; Wildcats, Lady Cats Face Mt Pleasant Friday
Jan09

No Game Tuesday; Wildcats, Lady Cats Face Mt Pleasant Friday

Wildcats’ Cipoletta on Coaches’ Show On KSST Radio and Cable Channel 18’s Saturday Morning Coaches Show, Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta repeated that the Wildcats always get the other team’s best. He felt it happened again last Friday as the Wildcats defeated Texas High, 63-48 at home. The Tigers trailed by only six points at one point early in the fourth quarter before the Wildcats pulled away at...

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Coach Talk: Wildcat, Lady Cat Soccer
Jan08

Coach Talk: Wildcat, Lady Cat Soccer

Wiggins on Forney Tourney Wildcats Soccer Coach Nicky Wiggins said normally in the past when the Wildcats went to the Forney tournament, they hoped to split their games due to the tough competition there. The Wildcats came close to that last week winning two games and losing three. Two good Class 5A teams played well against the Wildcats Thursday and they lost to West Mesquite and Forney. Coach Wiggins said his team studied tapes of...

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At Yantis: Saltillo Lions Lost; Lady Lions Win
Jan06

At Yantis: Saltillo Lions Lost; Lady Lions Win

The Saltillo Lions lost and the Saltillo Lady Lions won in varsity action against Yantis on Friday (January 5). The Lions were defeated 53-43 by the Owls. The Lions led after the first quarter, 12-10 but fell behind at halftime, 26-24. Yantis led after three quarters, 34-31. The Owls had a big fourth quarter to put the game away. For the Lions, Chris Boekhorst and Trevor Moore both scored 11 points. Matthew Gurley scored 9 points....

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Lady Cats’ Soccer Finishs Second at Terrell Tournament
Jan06

Lady Cats’ Soccer Finishs Second at Terrell Tournament

The Lady Cats’ soccer team made it all the way to final game in a Terrell tournament Saturday where they lost their game of the season, 3-1 to Richardson, a Class 6A school. Richardson led 2-1 at halftime and added a goal in the second half. To qualify for the final, the Lady Cats defeated Garland, a Class 6A team, 3-1 very early Saturday morning. In that game, the Lady Cats scored 1:30 into the first half when Haley Robinson...

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Lady Cat and Wildcat Soccer Secure Wins in Second Day of Tournament Play
Jan06

Lady Cat and Wildcat Soccer Secure Wins in Second Day of Tournament Play

The Lady Cats’ soccer team continued their strong play Friday in a Terrell tournament as they shutout Athens, 4-0. It was the Lady Cats third shutout in their first three games. They have scored 19 goals during three games and have benefited from one own goal. Friday, the Lady Cats scored four first half goals and then turned things over to their defense. The Lady Cats scored in the games first 30-seconds as Brook Harden tossed...

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