Sports Notes Have Band Performance Time Saturday and Wildcats Basketball Team Ranked #5

The Wildcat Band travels to Mesquite Memorial Stadium Saturday (October 26) for big UIL Area Competition. When KSST talked with Band Director Spencer Emmert Monday he was not sure when his band would be performing. He supplied the answer Tuesday. The Wildcat Band will play at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Mesquite Memorial Stadium. Emmert said his band students have had a great contest season so far and are continuing to work hard for Saturday. Several bands will be qualifying for state competition at Area. Emmert said any and all support from fans of the band is greatly appreciated.

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One of Sulphur Springs’ super fans told KSST something we did not know at Tuesday night’s (October 22) Lady Cats Volleyball match. Coach Clark Cipoletta’s Wildcats Basketball Team is preseason ranked #5 in the state according to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches poll. Lancaster, a team the Wildcats missed out playing in last year’s Regional Tournament is ranked #1. San Antonio Wagner, who knocked the Wildcats out of the state tournament in San Antonio last March, is ranked #2. Last Year’s state champ Mansfield Timberview is ranked #3. Manor is ranked #4. Three more ranked teams are ones the Wildcats beat last year: #10 Highland Park, #11 Frisco Lone Star and #14 Midlothian. Also on this year’s Wildcats schedule are Class 6A ranked teams, #6 Denton Guyer and #20 Dallas Jesuit. Both will be coming to Sulphur Springs this season. The Wildcats will also face two Class 4A ranked teams this season: #7 Decatur and #17 Paris. The Wildcats begin practice on October 30.

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Author: Matt Janson

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