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Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez Discusses Victory Over Pine Tree Tuesday
Oct02

Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez Discusses Victory Over Pine Tree Tuesday

On Tuesday night the Wildcats Tennis Team traveled out to Longview for a district match against Pine Tree. The Wildcats Tennis Team ended up running away with the victory, toppling the Pirates 14-5 on Pine Tree’s home turf. Early in the match, though, it looked as though the victory could go either way. “I was looking maybe for a 12-7 victory,” Coach Martinez said Thursday, adding that he thought the match was going...

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Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Tony Martinez is Glad to See District’s Top Two Teams in the Rear View Mirror
Sep24

Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Tony Martinez is Glad to See District’s Top Two Teams in the Rear View Mirror

The good thing for Wildcats Team Tennis is that they are now through with the district’s projected top two teams, perennial district champ Texas High and Longview. Both defeated the Wildcats, 19-0. The Wildcats lost to Longview Wednesday at the Wildcat Tennis Center. The match was played Wednesday after a rain out on Tuesday. Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez said it’s always tough when you play Longview. Longview is...

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Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez said Two Doubles Teams and One Singles Player Shined at Tyler Lee Tourney Last Friday
Feb20

Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez said Two Doubles Teams and One Singles Player Shined at Tyler Lee Tourney Last Friday

Valentine’s Day last Friday, at a Tyler Lee tennis tournament in Tyler, began with temperatures near the freezing mark but then warmed up and turned into a beautiful day according to Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez. He said two of his doubles teams and a girls’ singles player had good days against a tough field. The Wildcats boys doubles team of Aaron Lucas and Logan Schumacher lost their first match of the day in the...

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Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez Comments on Two Recent Wins and Playoff Prep
Sep25

Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez Comments on Two Recent Wins and Playoff Prep

Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Tony Martinez was savoring two wins in three days at the Wildcat Tennis Center Monday (September 23) night. Saturday the Wildcats topped Van, 11-8 on the road and Monday night, after accepting a 1-0 forfeit from Mount Pleasant, Coach Martinez set up some practice matches so Tigers players could compete in some practice matches against Wildcats players. Coach Martinez said it took a team effort Saturday to...

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Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Tony Martinez Says His Team Was More Competitive With Strong Texas High Team Tuesday
Sep18

Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Tony Martinez Says His Team Was More Competitive With Strong Texas High Team Tuesday

Despite an 18-1 loss at Texas High Tuesday, Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Tony Martinez said his players provided better competition this year than they did one year ago. Coach Martinez said he looked over results from last year. He saw a lot of 6-0, 6-0 scores. This year he said there were some 6-4 and 7-5 results. The Wildcats mixed doubles team of Jonah Kirkpatrick and Jeauxleigh Cantu won their match against the Tigers. Coach...

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Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez Explains How Wildcats Turned Things Around Against Bullard
Aug30

Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez Explains How Wildcats Turned Things Around Against Bullard

tennis Back on Aug. 15, Wildcats Team Tennis dropped a close 10-9 match against Bullard in a Whitehouse tournament. In a rematch Thursday, Aug. 29, at Tyler Junior College the Wildcats won 13-6. There were several factors that contributed to the turnaround. Two weeks earlier, the Wildcats were near the end of a grueling 10-matches-in-two-weeks stretch that included several two-match days. Since then, the Wildcats have had only one...

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Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Tony Martinez Says This Year’s Team Is His Best In Sulphur Springs
Aug01

Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Tony Martinez Says This Year’s Team Is His Best In Sulphur Springs

The Wildcats co-ed Team Tennis Squad began working out for this season Monday evening, July 29. It’s a team that Coach Tony Martinez, in his sixth year at Sulphur Springs, said is his best since he’s been here. The team features lots of senior boys led by #1 player Jonah Kirkpatrick a team captain. Other shot makers include Aaron Lucas, Logan Schumacher and Jordan Gonzales. Coach Martinez said he has coached these boys...

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Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez was pleased with the progress of his doubles teams
Feb06

Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez was pleased with the progress of his doubles teams

Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez was pleased with the progress of his doubles teams at a Hallsville tournament last Friday. Doubles court coverage has been a recent emphasis according to Coach Martinez. The Wildcats will host their own Sulphur Springs Tournament Friday. The Wildcats have invited Paris, Liberty-Eylau and Terrell. Matches will be played on Middle School and High School courts.

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Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Says Too Many Mistakes Hurt In Bi-District Match Loss
Oct28

Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Says Too Many Mistakes Hurt In Bi-District Match Loss

Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Tony Martinez says his team basically beat themselves with mistakes in a 19-0 loss to Whitehouse in a bi-district match at LeTourneau University in Longview Tuesday. He says his players needed to be more aggressive at the net and needed to angle there returns instead of hitting them right back at an opponent. He says the Wildcats served well. Coach Martinez says he tried several strategic moves in an attempt...

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Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Finds Silver Lining in Loss at Texas High
Sep17

Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Finds Silver Lining in Loss at Texas High

The Wildcats Team Tennis squad absorbed a 19-0 loss to district juggernaut Texas High in Texarkana Tuesday afternoon. Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez found some things to like in his players. He said all of his players came off the court saying that they played better than usual. He said no one’s head was down and there was no complaining. Coach Martinez said a common theme was that players said they got to deuce in a lot of...

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