Support Shown For SSHS Senior Told He Can’t Participate In Graduation With Classmates
May13

Support Shown For SSHS Senior Told He Can’t Participate In Graduation With Classmates

Community and staff showed support for senior SSHS Caleb Alexander, who was told he can’t participate in graduation. The individuals addressed their comments to school trustees during the regular May Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Education meeting. According to community members who spoke on the SSHS senior’s behalf Monday, Alexander was involved in an incident which resulted in disciplinary action. Students who engage in...

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SSHS 2022 Seniors Receive Almost $5 Million In Scholarship Offers And Military Awards
May27

SSHS 2022 Seniors Receive Almost $5 Million In Scholarship Offers And Military Awards

Sulphur Springs High School 2022 Seniors received almost $5 million in scholarship offers and military awards during the annual Senior Awards Ceremony. Scholarship offers totaled $2,939,460 and military awards accounted for the rest of the $4,919,460 announced during the senior awards assembly. The SSHS Senior Class of 2022 honor graduates, valedictorian and salutatorian, UIL Scholars, National Merit Scholar, and senior state Academic...

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Wildcats Basketball Powers Their Way to 65-40 Area Win
Feb26

Wildcats Basketball Powers Their Way to 65-40 Area Win

Even scoring and a total team effort allowed Sulphur Springs a 65-40 win in the Area round on Friday, Feb. 25 in Forney.  Men’s basketball opened their second round match-up with Midlothian with a huge 19-5 first quarter.  “We came out and played well defensively,” Coach Brandon haver said Friday night following the Area win. Both teams put up 11 points in the second quarter as the Wildcats went into the locker room...

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Wildcats Basketball Wins 62-52, Moves on to Area Round
Feb22

Wildcats Basketball Wins 62-52, Moves on to Area Round

Sulphur Springs took on a scrappy Huntsville squad which challenged the Wildcats for three and a half quarters in the Bi-District round on Tuesday, Feb. 22.  Men’s basketball pulled ahead late in the game thanks to a huge 16 point fourth quarter that saw the Wildcats win 62-52 over Huntsville. “For us it was just good to be able to compete in that fourth quarter for eight minutes and be able to pull it out,” Coach Shaver...

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Wildcats Basketball Loses Heartbreaker in Overtime to Hallsville, 63-59
Jan11

Wildcats Basketball Loses Heartbreaker in Overtime to Hallsville, 63-59

The men’s basketball team fought for four and a half quarters to hand Hallsville their first district loss, but fell short 63-59 in overtime on Tuesday, Jan. 11. The game was so intense that a near-brawl ensued between both teams after the game had concluded. Sulphur Springs fell behind early 14-5 heading in to the second, but found their groove on offense from there. Branson Lynn and big men Justin Haire and Kordrick Turner...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Blows Out Pine Tree 85-51
Jan05

Wildcats Basketball Team Blows Out Pine Tree 85-51

Coach Brandon Shaver and his men’s basketball team had a good trip to Longview, beating Pine Tree on the road 85-51 on Tuesday, Jan. 4 for their second straight district win. The Wildcats bested Marshall in their opener 75-48 on Tuesday, Dec. 21. Coach Shaver’s squad did not disappoint in the coach’s first return to his previous gig in Pine Tree as Sulphur Springs cruised to an emphatic win over the Pirates. The...

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Wildcats Basketball Drops Final Game in Allen Tournament to Mesquite Horn
Dec29

Wildcats Basketball Drops Final Game in Allen Tournament to Mesquite Horn

The men’s basketball team lost their final game in the Allen Holiday Tournament to Mesquite Horn 58-50 on Wednesday, Dec. 29. Sulphur Springs got ahead early thanks to the shooting from the starting five for the Wildcats as Coach Brandon Shaver’s squad took a 21-14 lead heading in to the second. The men’s basketball team struggled in the second when the Jags installed the full-court press. Kordrick Turner was the...

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Wildcats Basketball Goes 1-1 in Day Two of Allen Holiday Tournament
Dec28

Wildcats Basketball Goes 1-1 in Day Two of Allen Holiday Tournament

Tuesday, Dec. 28 was a busy one for the men’s basketball team, taking on two tough opponents in Rowlett and Frisco Memorial. In the first match against Rowlett, Sulphur Springs jumped out to a 16-7 lead thanks to scoring from Parker Whisenhunt and Caleb Alexander, who finished with 22 and 16, respectively.  Coach Brandon Shaver’s squad wound up ahead of the Eagles 25-18 after one thanks to the aforementioned sharp...

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Wildcats Basketball Beats Lake Travis 54-45 in Day One of Allen Holiday Tournament
Dec27

Wildcats Basketball Beats Lake Travis 54-45 in Day One of Allen Holiday Tournament

The men’s basketball team won their opening contest of the Allen Holiday Tournament against Lake Travis 54-45 on Monday, Dec. 27. Sulphur Springs jumped out to a big lead at 21-7 in the second, but the Cavaliers began to chip away at the Wildcats lead, trailing by eight at the half 28-20. Lake Travis fought tooth-and-nail to keep up with the men’s basketball team, but Coach Brandon Shaver’s team outscored the Cavs...

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Wildcats Basketball Routs Marshall 75-48 in District Opener
Dec21

Wildcats Basketball Routs Marshall 75-48 in District Opener

The men’s basketball team hosted Marshall for their district opener, routing the Mavericks 75-48 on Tuesday, Dec. 21.  Sulphur Springs scored early and often, putting up 15+ points on Marshall in all four quarters.  The Wildcats trailed 6-0 early, but the offense exploded from there. Coach Shaver’s squad outscored the Mavericks 22-10 (3-10, 0-1 district) in the first quarter.  The men’s basketball team put the game away in the...

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