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Xavier Cork Signs To Be a Catamount of Western Carolina on Signing Day
Apr17

Xavier Cork Signs To Be a Catamount of Western Carolina on Signing Day

Xavier Cork Wildcats 6-foot-9 senior post Xavier Cork signed a letter of intent Wednesday, April 17, to play college basketball for the Western Carolina Catamounts. Western Carolina is located in Cullowhee, North Carolina. Cork, the son of the late Kevin Cork and Reshemah Wright, said the Catamounts scouted him at the Wildcats bi-district game against John Tyler. They told him they liked the way he played, crashing the boards, boxing...

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Wildcat Keaston Willis Officially Signs Letter to Play Basketball at Incarnate Word
Apr17

Wildcat Keaston Willis Officially Signs Letter to Play Basketball at Incarnate Word

Keaston Willis Wildcats senior guard Keaston Willis made it official on National Basketball Signing Day Wednesday, April 17. Willis, the son of Leanne Willis and Lonnie Gusters, signed a letter of intent to play college basketball at The University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio. Willis verbally committed to them several months ago. Willis said Incarnate Word first showed interest in him when he was in the eighth grade, but then...

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Lady Cats Fall Into First Place Tie After One-Sided 9-1 Loss To Mount Pleasant On Senior Night
Apr17

Lady Cats Fall Into First Place Tie After One-Sided 9-1 Loss To Mount Pleasant On Senior Night

Mount Pleasant 9, Lady Cats Softball 1 The Lady Cats’ softball team fell into a first place tie in district Tuesday night, April 16, after a miserable 9-1 loss to Mount Pleasant on Senior Night at Lady Cat Park. Both the Lady Cats and Lady Tigers are now 7-2 in district play with one game left for each team. Little went right for the Lady Cats as Mount Pleasant dominated play almost from the beginning. The Lady Tigers opened the...

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Wildcats Baseball Team Uses Pitching, Defense To Eke Out 1-0 Victory Over Mount Pleasant
Apr17

Wildcats Baseball Team Uses Pitching, Defense To Eke Out 1-0 Victory Over Mount Pleasant

Wildcat Baseball 1, Mount Pleasant 0 The Wildcats’ baseball team utilized strong pitching and defense to squeeze by Mount Pleasant, 1-0 in a district game Tuesday night, April 16, at Wildcat Park. Wildcats pitchers Will Sims and Jake Davis combined to throw a shutout. Sims got the win going 5 1/3 innings allowing only one hit and no runs with two strikeouts and one walk. Davis went 1 2/3 innings allowing three hits and no runs...

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North Hopkins Baseball Wins  Handily over Cumby, 11-0 Tuesday
Apr17

North Hopkins Baseball Wins Handily over Cumby, 11-0 Tuesday

The North Hopkins Panthers’ baseball team was too much for Cumby defeating the Trojans, 11-0 in six innings at Cumby Tuesday (April 16). The Panthers scored in all six innings. Caleb Wyatt got the win for North Hopkins. Hit leaders for the Panthers were Geoffrey Stewart, Victor Rojo and Branson Thomas. North Hopkins RBI leaders were Rojo, Colby Cameron and...

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Spring Football Begins Wednesday For Wildcats
Apr16

Spring Football Begins Wednesday For Wildcats

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens has become a believer in spring football. For the fourth straight year, the Wildcats will have spring football. It means one less week of practice in August and just one scrimmage in August instead of two. This year, spring football begins with two acclamation days. Those will be Wednesday and Thursday, April 17-18, and will take place during the athletic periods during the school day. Players will...

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Baseball and Softball on This Tuesday Game Day
Apr16

Baseball and Softball on This Tuesday Game Day

The Wildcats’ baseball team and the Lady Cats’ softball team will both be playing Mount Pleasant at home in important ball games on this game day Tuesday, April 16. With a senior night win, the Lady Cats could wrap up the district championship. The Lady Cats are 7-1 in district play and in first place. Mount Pleasant is 6-2 in second place. Mount Pleasant won the first match between the two, 3-1 at Mount Pleasant back on...

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Lady Cats Softball Coach David Carrillo Predicted Lady Cats Comeback Friday
Apr16

Lady Cats Softball Coach David Carrillo Predicted Lady Cats Comeback Friday

Lady Cats Softball Coach David Carrillo believes in the power of positive thinking. He may have picked up some converts Friday night, April 12, in the Lady Cats dramatic come from behind win over Lindale, 7-6 at Lady Cat Park: the members of his Lady Cats’ softball team. When the team came into the dugout in the bottom of the seventh, Lindale had just scored three runs to take a 6-4 lead. First, Coach Carrillo told the Lady Cats...

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Wildcats Baseball Coach Gets What He’s Been Waiting For Friday Night
Apr16

Wildcats Baseball Coach Gets What He’s Been Waiting For Friday Night

Wildcats Baseball Coach Jerrod Hammack has been waiting for it and he got it last Friday, April 12, in a 4-0 victory over Greenville at Wildcat Park. That would be good pitching, solid defense and enough offense to get the job done. Coach Hammack said Jaxon Chaney threw the ball extremely well. He only needed 75 pitches to complete 7 innings. An incredibly low number. Chaney only gave up three hits, all singles and issued no walks....

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Wildcats, Lady Cats Make All-District Soccer Teams
Apr16

Wildcats, Lady Cats Make All-District Soccer Teams

Twelve Wildcats and nine Lady Cats made the All-District Soccer Teams released Monday, April 15. For the Wildcats, center midfielder Kevin Yanez, wing and fullback Andrew Escobar and forward Enrique Arellano were named First Team All-District. Center midfielder and forward Alexis Escobedo, center back David Moreno and goalkeeper Noe Ponce were selected to the Second Time All-District. Wing and Forward Omar Hernandez, center back...

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