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Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Says Team Played Pretty Well In Friday Night Loss
Nov23

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Says Team Played Pretty Well In Friday Night Loss

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta found himself in an unusual place Monday morning, Nov. 23. Coach Cipoletta says he is not used to talking about his team playing pretty well, but losing. His evidence includes 1.16 point per possession for his team. In fact, he says the Wildcats played outstanding ball and shot well on the offensive end. He says the Wildcats were at 42% in three point shooting and hit 85% of their free throws....

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Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Is Proud Of His Team’s No Quit Attitude
Nov16

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Is Proud Of His Team’s No Quit Attitude

The Wildcats Basketball Team entered the fourth quarter of their season and home opener Saturday, November 14, down by 12 points to a senior-laden Tyler Legacy team. The Wildcats’ comeback came up just short in a 65-61 loss. The Wildcats got to within 2 points with about 17 seconds left to play. The final quarter effort was led by a pair of veteran seniors, Lamodrick Johnson and Boo Wilkerson. Wildcats Coach Clark Cipoletta said...

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Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Called Saturday Scrimmage A Good Experience For His Team
Nov09

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Called Saturday Scrimmage A Good Experience For His Team

The Wildcats Basketball Team had a win, a loss and a tie at their first scrimmage on the season Saturday, November 7, at Irving MacArthur. Coach Clark Cipoletta said the Wildcats came out on top against the host school, who he noted won the state championship in Class 5A in 2015. The Wildcats ended up tied with Class 6A playoff team Southlake Carroll. They came up short against a new school, Prosper Rock Hill. Coach Cipoletta said...

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Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Offers The Edge at High School Gym
Jun09

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Offers The Edge at High School Gym

With the UIL allowing high school coaches to conduct one hour a week of skills work with their teams, coaches of several Wildcats and Lady Cats’ sports are having sessions of The Edge along with football. Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta is offering The Edge conditioning program for basketball players Monday through Friday in the Main High School Gym. Those entering 10th through 12th grades are there from 8 a.m. until...

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Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Says He’s Proud of His Team After Close Playoff Loss
Mar04

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Says He’s Proud of His Team After Close Playoff Loss

Seasons end so abruptly in the playoffs. An exciting Wildcats’ basketball season came to a conclusion Tuesday night (March 3) in a regional quarterfinal game at Rockwall Heath against #1 ranked Lancaster, 44-38. Sulphur Springs fans packed the stands on the home side and rose at the end of the game to gave their Wildcats one more standing ovation this season. Afterward many of the fans stayed around to congratulate Coach Clark...

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Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Said Team Put It All Together Against Red Oak Friday
Mar03

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Said Team Put It All Together Against Red Oak Friday

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta, on KSST Radio and Cable Channel 18’s Saturday Morning Coaches Show, said the #10 ranked Wildcats came out focused and took care of business in a 61-38 Area win over #12 ranked Red Oak Friday night, February 28, at Forney. The win sets up a showdown with #1 ranked Lancaster Tuesday night at Rockwall Heath at 7:30 p.m. Coach Cipoletta said the Wildcats never let Red Oak get momentum...

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Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Liked the Way the Wildcats Played Against Lufkin Monday
Feb25

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Liked the Way the Wildcats Played Against Lufkin Monday

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta admitted the Wildcats have been up and down lately but he said he was pleased to see the team he saw Monday night (February 24) in a 78-55 bi-district win over Lufkin at Tyler Junior College. He said they played at a high level that he knows they are capable of at both ends of the floor. Coach Cipoletta said the Wildcats were locked in and did a good job of executing the game plan He said he...

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Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta said Wildcats Needed to Be More Aggressive in Mt. Pleasant Loss Friday
Feb10

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta said Wildcats Needed to Be More Aggressive in Mt. Pleasant Loss Friday

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta, on KSST Radio and Cable Channel 18’s Saturday Morning Coaches Show, said the Wildcats came out too reserved against Mount Pleasant in a 45-31 loss on the road last Friday (February 7). He said the Wildcats needed to play aggressively, not passively. On top of that he said the Wildcats did not finish well inside and did not shoot the ball well. Coach Cipoletta said he’d rather have...

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Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Comments on Win Over Greenville
Feb05

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Comments on Win Over Greenville

Wildcats Coach Clark Cipoletta commented on what the Wildcats did Tuesday night (February 4) to get a victory over Greenville, 63-52 at home. He said senior Cameron Kahn got the Wildcats going early with a couple of strong drives to the basket. Coach Cipoletta said junior Boo Wilkerson was called on to guard Greenville’s talented point guard Quin Anderson and still had enough to hit some really big shots. Wilkerson led all...

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Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Pleased With Win at Lindale Friday
Feb03

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Pleased With Win at Lindale Friday

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta pronounced himself as pleased with the Wildcats, 67-41 win at Lindale Friday night (January 31). The win kept the Wildcats, ranked #8 in the state this week, tied for first place in district with Mount Pleasant. Both have 4-1 records halfway through district play. The Wildcats season record is 22-7. Coach Cipoletta said his Wildcats executed on both ends of the court Friday and played well as...

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