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12 Wildcats Seniors Selected To All-District Baseball Team
Jun09

12 Wildcats Seniors Selected To All-District Baseball Team

District 15-5A did not have much of a sample to select last school year’s All-District Baseball Team. All six district team’s had only played one district game, one out of a planned 15, when the UIL suspected all athletic competition on March 16 due to concerns of coronavirus. The district’s coaches decided to name all of the district senior players on each team to the All-District Team. A total of 12 SSHS Wildcats...

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Wildcats Baseball Team Gets A Win And A Tie In Hallsville Tournament Thursday
Mar13

Wildcats Baseball Team Gets A Win And A Tie In Hallsville Tournament Thursday

The Wildcats Baseball Team played two very different types of games Thursday, March 12, at the Reich Builders Classic in Hallsville. The Wildcats collected 13 hits in a 10-2 win over Brownsboro and then managed only 5 hits over nine innings in a 0-0 tie with Lovejoy. Vs. Brownsboro Against Brownsboro in their early game, the Wildcats broke a scoreless tie in the top of the second inning by exploding for 7 runs. Alex Medina opened the...

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Wildcats Baseball Team Gives Up Late Runs As Dallas Lake Highlands Wins Wylie East Tournament
Mar08

Wildcats Baseball Team Gives Up Late Runs As Dallas Lake Highlands Wins Wylie East Tournament

When the Wildcats Baseball Team took a 2-run lead in the bottom of the fifth against Dallas Lake Highlands in the 2020 Raider Classic at Wylie East Saturday, March 7, it looked like the Wildcats might take the tournament championship game. Lake Highlands got to within one with a run in the top of the sixth, went ahead with two runs in the top of the seventh and, then, kept the Wildcats at bay in the bottom of the seventh, to win the...

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Wildcats Baseball Team Earns Way Into Tourney Championship Game With Two Wins Friday
Mar07

Wildcats Baseball Team Earns Way Into Tourney Championship Game With Two Wins Friday

Another day provided two more strong pitching performances for the suddenly red hot Wildcats Baseball Team. On the second day of the three-day Wylie East 2020 Raider Classic on Friday, March 6, the Wildcats topped North Forney 5-1 and, then, bested Frisco Liberty, 6-1. Vs. North Forney Against North Forney, Wildcats winning pitcher Hayden Hurst baffled the Falcons, going 6 innings while allowing only 2 hits and no runs, with 3...

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Strong Pitching Continues For Wildcats Baseball Team As They Get Tournament Tie And Win Thursday
Mar06

Strong Pitching Continues For Wildcats Baseball Team As They Get Tournament Tie And Win Thursday

The early season success of the Wildcats Baseball Team is being fueled by solid pitching performances. Thursday, March 5, on the first day of the 2020 Raider Classic at Wylie East High School, the Wildcats got a 0-0 tie with Frisco Liberty and, then, edged past Dallas Lake Highlands, 3-2. On Friday, the Wildcats will play North Forney at 12:30 p.m. If the Wildcats win, they will play Frisco Liberty at 5:30 p.m. All games are at Wylie...

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Wildcats Baseball Coach Jerrod Hammack Notes That His Team is Depending on Pitching So Far
Mar04

Wildcats Baseball Coach Jerrod Hammack Notes That His Team is Depending on Pitching So Far

Wildcats Baseball Coach Jerrod Hammack said his team’s 3-1 win over North Lamar in their regular season opener at Wildcat Park Monday night (March 2) was not pretty. He said his team did not swing the bats well. The Wildcats were only credited with 2 hits. Coach Hammack said the Panthers’ pitcher threw hard but he added he was wild. Coach Hammack said the result was a lot of swings and misses and seven base of balls. The...

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Wildcats Baseball Team Has Good First Tournament at Rose City Classic in Tyler
Mar02

Wildcats Baseball Team Has Good First Tournament at Rose City Classic in Tyler

Wildcats Baseball Coach Jerrod Hammack said he found lots of reasons for optimism concerning his Wildcats’ baseball team after their opening tournament, the Rose City Classic in Tyler last Thursday through Saturday. Coach Hammack said two of the Wildcats five opponents were Class 6A teams and all five were playoff teams last year. Coach Hammack said last year’s JV ace pitcher Hayden Hurst pitched a solid game in the...

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Wildcats Baseball Team Opens the Regular Season With A Win And A Loss In Rose Classic
Feb27

Wildcats Baseball Team Opens the Regular Season With A Win And A Loss In Rose Classic

The Wildcats Baseball Team opened the regular season Thursday, February 27, with two games in the 29th Annual Rose City Classic at Mike Carter Field in Tyler. The Wildcats opened with a win over district foe Lindale, 10-2 and then lost to host Tyler Lee, 7-2. baseball The win over the Eagles had to feel good to Wildcats Coach Jerrod Hammack since the Wildcats really struggled against Lindale last season. The Eagles won all three...

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Wildcats Baseball Team Has First Practice Friday
Jan30

Wildcats Baseball Team Has First Practice Friday

Wildcats Baseball Coach Jerrod Hammack will begin his 23rd season as a baseball coach and his 15th year in Sulphur Springs Friday (January 31), the first day the UIL allows after school practice. Coach Hammack said starting the season doesn’t get old and he added it is always exciting. He said he might think he knows what he’s got this season but he said you never really know until you get the players on the field. With...

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Wildcats Baseball Team Has Winning Streak Snapped, Decisive Area Game Saturday
May10

Wildcats Baseball Team Has Winning Streak Snapped, Decisive Area Game Saturday

During the Wildcats’ eight game winning streak, good defense has been a big part of the story. Friday night, May 10, in game two of the Wildcats Area round series with Joshua, the Wildcats committed six errors that contributed greatly to a one-sided 13-2 loss. The series is now tied at one game apiece. The deciding game takes place Saturday at noon at Rockwall. Friday the Owls got off to a strong start using an error to score...

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