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Wildcats Cross Country Season Schedules Firmed Up

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On Monday, July 26, Wildcats football head coach and athletic director Greg Owens released the finalized season schedules for both the high school and the middle school teams.

It will be a busy and tough season for the Wildcats, coached by Ross Hicks, as they will have to do a lot of travelling to compete in District 15-5A.

Home games are underlined, and postseason meets are written in bold below.

2021 Sulphur Springs Cross Country Season

  • August 14 — SS Intra Squad Meet @ Sulphur Springs High School Athletic Complex
  • Aug. 21 — Commerce Tiger Invitational @ Commerce High School
  • Aug. 27 (Fri.) — Kaufman Run with the Lions @ Kaufman Sports Complex
  • Sept. 4 — Open
  • Sept. 11 — Hallsville Invitational @ Hallsville High School
  • Sept. 17 (Fri.) — Pine Tree Mike Darby Invitational @ Lear Park Complex, Longview
  • Sept. 25 — SS Wildcat Invitational @ Sulphur Springs High School Athletic Complex
  • Oct. 2 — Titus County Fair Invitational @ Mt. Pleasant High School
  • Oct. 7 (Thurs.) — Lindale Eagle Invitational @ Garden Valley Country Club 9 Hole Course
  • Oct. 14 (Thurs.) — UIL District 15-5A Championship @ Hallsville HS
  • Oct. 25 (Mon.) — UIL Region II-5A Championship @ Jesse Owens Sports Complex, Dallas TX
  • Nov. 6 — UIL STATE MEET @ Old Settlers Park, Round Rock TX

For the first time ever, Coach Hicks and his Wildcats will host an invitational, right here in Sulphur Springs.

The squad will have their first taste of the competition they’ll be facing this year when they host an intra squad meet on Aug. 14 at the SSHS Athletic Complex.

Besides that, and an invitational again here in Sulphur Springs on Sept. 25, the Wildcats cross country team will be competing on the road against the rest of their district foes.

Sulphur Springs Wildcats logo

Coach Hicks and his team also have an open date on Saturday, Sept. 4, Labor Day weekend.

Moving over to middle school, Coaches Hicks and Owens also released the season schedule for middle school cross country runners.

As with the varsity schedule above, home games are underlined, and postseason meets are written in bold below for the middle school schedule.


2021 Sulphur Springs Junior High Cross Country Season

  • Aug. 21 — Commerce Tiger Invitational @ Commerce High School
  • Sept. 4 — Tyler Legacy Invitational @ University of Texas Tyler
  • Sept. 16 — Miller Grove Invitational @ Miller Grove ISD
  • Sept. 25 — SS Wildcat Invitational @ Sulphur Springs High School Athletic Complex
  • Oct. 2 — Mt. Pleasant Titus County Fair Invitational @ Mt. Pleasant High School
  • Oct. 9 — District 15-5A Meet @ Hallsville High School

Coach Ross Hicks encourages any and all Wildcats fans to attend the intra squad meet on Aug. 14 as it will be free and right here in Sulphur Springs at the athletic complex.

So with High school cross country getting underway the second week of August, and the middle school program following the week after, Coach Ross Hicks and his team will quickly be looking forward to the fall season when it kicks off here in the next few weeks.

Coach Ross Hicks (far right), pictured with his 2018 District 15-5A Champion Wildcats XC team

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Author: Ross LaBenske

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