Pine Tree Might Be Tougher Than Their Record
Oct23

Pine Tree Might Be Tougher Than Their Record

Could the Pine Tree game be a trap game for the Wildcats’ football team? Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens is not interested in being the trapee. He knows Pine Tree is only 1-6 but they defeated Mt. Pleasant last week. Coach Owens notes they have been in most games and they have the ability to move the ball up and down the field. For the most part Pine Tree has just failed to click. Coach Owens is not interested in helping them out...

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“Updated” Larry Pyror Named Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week
Oct23

“Updated” Larry Pyror Named Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week

Ford Motor Company is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week trophy for week 8. These six Built Ford Tough gridiron heroes are honored for their performance on the field and their leadership off the field – and among these six all-stars is Sulphur Springs High School’s Larry Pryor. Pryor rushed for 232 yards and four touchdowns, passed for 137 yards and ran...

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Pryor Phenomenal Again
Oct21

Pryor Phenomenal Again

Wildcats quarterback Larry Pryor had another phenomenal night against Hallsville Friday with 232 yards rushing with four touchdowns and 9 of 12 passing with two drops for 137 yards. Offensive Coordinator Matt Young said Pryor was making great decisions on whether to run or pass. Coach Young stressed again that games come down to the Wildcats executing on offense regardless who the opponent is. The Wildcats are at Pine Tree Friday....

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What’s Happening to the Wildcats Defense in the Fourth Quarter

What’s happening to the Wildcats defense in the fourth quarter? It’s been a season long problem. The last two weeks, in Wildcats’ district wins, opponents have narrowed the gap in the fourth quarter. Big final quarters were keys in the team’s first three losses including the heartbreaker to Texas High. Wildcats Defensive Coordinator Triston Abron won’t use fatigue as an excuse. He said he reminded the defense of their Greenville...

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Offensive and Defensive Highlights of Hallsville Game
Oct20

Offensive and Defensive Highlights of Hallsville Game

After a 49-42 win against Hallsville on October 17, the SSHS Wildcats have a positive outlook for playoffs. “This victory pretty much put us in the driver’s seat to control our own destiny,” defensive coach Abron said. “But when it’s all said and done, we still need to go and win these last three more ball games to put ourselves in a position to play the number two seed of our district. By no means is...

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“Updated” Wildcats Improve to 3-1 in District Play, Pine Tree Next Friday
Oct19

“Updated” Wildcats Improve to 3-1 in District Play, Pine Tree Next Friday

Wildcats quarterback Larry Pryor proved to be unstoppable racking up big yards and scoring four rushing touchdowns to lead the Wildcats to a 49-42 district win over Hallsville at Prim Stadium Friday night. Back Scott Galarza also ran for 2 TDs. Linebacker Coby Hutchings returned an intercepted pass for a score. The Wildcats improved to 3-1 in district play and 4-3 overall. They travel to Pine Tree next Friday. Wildcats Football Coach...

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Hallsville Coach Plunk on Friday Nights Game
Oct16

Hallsville Coach Plunk on Friday Nights Game

Hallsville and the Wildcats enter Friday night’s game at Prim Stadium with 2-1 district marks. They are tied for 3rd place in district. Bobcats Coach David Plunk likes how his defense has played in district games giving Marshall only 14 points and Mt. Pleasant 9. Texas High defeated them by scoring after Bobcat turnovers. Coach Plunk says keys to the game Friday are being able to block the Wildcats upfront and avoiding turnovers....

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Hallsville Friday Night With Playoff Implications
Oct16

Hallsville Friday Night With Playoff Implications

The so-called experts expect Hallsville, Sulphur Springs and Marshall to battle it out for the two small school playoff spots in the district. Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens pointed out during his weekly media session that Hallsville has a leg up on the Wildcats because they have a win over Marshall. That makes the Wildcats and Hallsville at The Prim Friday night a very big game with playoff implications. Coach Owens believes a...

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Coach Abron Prepares For Hallsville
Oct15

Coach Abron Prepares For Hallsville

Wildcats Defensive Coordinator Triston Abron agrees that the defense played well when the game was on the line against Greenville last Friday. The Lions did manage some late scores to close the gap some. Concerning Hallsville this Friday, Coach Abron says the Bobcats have an excellent scheme for running the ball. He adds they also have a big tall receiver who is a threat. Coach Abron says they are hard to prepare for....

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Coach Young Talks About Hallsville
Oct14

Coach Young Talks About Hallsville

Wildcats Offensive Coordinator Matt Young says the offense was efficient Friday against Greenville. The Wildcats rolled up 558 yards and scored 50 points. Coach Young adds the offense played at a great pace. Still Coach Young says the Wildcats must be on top of their game against a tough Hallsville defense Friday. He says the Bobcats are well-coached running Head Coach David Plunk’s system that has roots in Sulphur Springs in the...

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