The Wildcats’ team tennis squad got SSHS athletic competition started this school year with a match at Denison that got underway at 8:30 a.m. Monday (August 6). The Wildcats continue their Grayson County tour Monday with a 1:30 p.m. match at Sherman. The two match day is part of a six match schedule this week. The Wildcats play at Waxahachie Tuesday (August 7) at 10 a.m. Then the Wildcats have three straight matches at home, against Spring Hill Wednesday (August 8) at 10 a.m., versus John Tyler Thursday (August 9) at 8:30 a.m. and against Terrell Saturday (August 11) at 9:30 a.m.
Meanwhile ninth grade football players will have special workouts all this week inside and outside the Multipurpose Building. Monday’s (August 6) workout will get underway at around 4:30 p.m. and is expected to wrap up around 8 p.m. or 9 p.m. The UIL created this opportunity for freshmen at schools that had spring football for their sophomores, juniors and seniors last spring. The older players can not begin practice until next Monday (August 13) so varsity coaches along with freshmen coaches will be spending quality time with the ninth graders this week.