The Lady Cats’ volleyball team and the Wildcats’ team tennis squad begin the regular season on this Tuesday game day. The Lady Cats open at home while the Wildcats are on the road. The Lady Cats play the Sherman Lady Bearcats at 3 p.m. in Wildcats Gym. Later Sherman will face North Lamar. Then at around 5 p.m., the Lady Cats will face their old rival the North Lamar Pantherettes. Both of today’s foes are former district opponents for the Lady Cats. To get ready for the season opener, the Lady Cats have scrimmaged Commerce and Cumby at home and Wills Point, Caddo Mills, Mabank and Greenville in Wills Point. Today marks the regular season coaching debut of Justin Maness, who comes to Sulphur Springs after a ten-year run as head coach at Paris Junior College.
Meanwhile the Wildcats’ team tennis squad will have to be road warriors today. They had a scheduled match at Whitehouse at 9 a.m. this morning. They are scheduled to play at Mt. Pleasant at around 1 p.m. this afternoon. Since the Wildcats hit the court on August 1, they have played a series of seeding matches to determine the eight top boys and girls for today’s regular season matches. Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez is in his third year at Sulphur Springs.