DCTF Magazine Picks Former Wildcat McSheffery’s Commerce 6th in District
Jul07

DCTF Magazine Picks Former Wildcat McSheffery’s Commerce 6th in District

Former Wildcat football standout and assistant coach John McSheffery is readying for his first year as a head coach at nearby Commerce. Coach McSheffery played safety on the Wildcats State Champion team in 2008. He also played college football at West Texas A&M in Canyon and was a Wildcats assistant coach for three seasons. Coach McSheffery then was an assistant in Commerce for three years before getting the head coaching job...

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DCTF Magazine Names Two Former Wildcats Players As Part Of  40 Best Young Coaches In The State
Jul31

DCTF Magazine Names Two Former Wildcats Players As Part Of 40 Best Young Coaches In The State

The prestigious Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine has honored two former Wildcats’ football players, naming them to the list of the 40 best young coaches in the state. Triston Abron, the Head Football Coach at Mexia, and John McSheffery, the Head Football Coach at Commerce, made the list. The pair of former Wildcats were listed in a magazine section entitled Texas 40 Under 40: The Best Young Coaches in the Lone Star...

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AD Coach Owens Has Filled All Vacancies On Coaching Staffs For This School Year
Jul22

AD Coach Owens Has Filled All Vacancies On Coaching Staffs For This School Year

Wildcats Athletic Director Greg Owens has filled all the vacancies on his coaching staffs that cropped up after the abrupt end of the 2019 school year. Steven Moreno, who was working as an At Risk Aide at the Middle School, is now the Assistant Lady Cats Soccer Coach for Head Coach Javier Aguayo. Coach Moreno, a former Wildcats soccer player, is replacing assistant coach Kristov Martinez, who resigned. Coach Owens has retained all of...

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DCTF Has Mount Vernon Football as 4th Place Team in Their District
Jul02

DCTF Has Mount Vernon Football as 4th Place Team in Their District

Mount Vernon Football Coach Art Briles is back for his second season and Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine picks the Tigers to finish 4th in their 8 team District 5-3A in Division I. The magazine believes Pottsboro, preseason ranked #3 in Class 3A, will win district followed by Mount Vernon rival Winnsboro, then Mineola, and the Tigers. Next they have Emory Rains in 5th, Coach John McSheffery’s Commerce in 6th, Howe...

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Former Wildcats Football Stand Out Named Head Coach At Commerce
Mar09

Former Wildcats Football Stand Out Named Head Coach At Commerce

Former Wildcats Football standout Johnny McSheffery has been named the new head football coach at Commerce. Coach McSheffery replaced Cody Farrell who left Commerce to become Athletic Director at Hallsville. Coach McSheffrey was promoted from Commerce Defensive Coordinator to Head Coach on March 3. He has been on the Tigers staff for several years. Prior to that, Coach McSheffery was a Wildcats football assistant. Coach McSheffrey was...

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Two Wildcats Football Assistant Coaches Submit Resignations
May12

Two Wildcats Football Assistant Coaches Submit Resignations

Two New SSHS Coaches Hired At the Monday night meeting, the Sulphur Springs school board accepted the resignations of two Wildcats football assistant coaches. The Sulphur Springs ISD trustees also approved two new coaches, as Athletic Director Greg Owens is shuffling his coaching staff. Wildcats Football Assistant Coach and Assistant Softball Coach Chris Valdovinos is leaving to become the Defensive Coordinator at Mexia for former...

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Hopkins County Records
Apr26

Hopkins County Records

Posted Week of April 26, 2019 Applications for Marriage Licenses Jimmy Dale Taylor and Leanne DuludeAndrew Craig McLarry and Melissa Dawn PickleKushal Aryal and Alyssa Joyce McLarry-ArdenDarrel Glenn Pierce and Elizabeth Kate HamrickKerry Louis Bailey and Tammy Yvette TimmonsRobert Edward McKnight and Crystal Mechelle HarrellBobby Hue Jones and Nita Marie BarrettJovany Lopez and Veronica Ramirez ResendizBradley Jackson Worsham and...

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Five Inducted into Wildcat Hall of Honor 2018
Oct08

Five Inducted into Wildcat Hall of Honor 2018

Five were inducted into the Wildcat Hall of Honor Friday, October 5, 2018. Those introduced at Prim Stadium were, left to right:  Presenter Tom Young and Inductee Mark Sevier, Class of 1992; Presenter John McCullough and Inductee Melissa McSheffery Knezevic, Class of 2004;  Presenter Chuck King and Jacovy Paul Gordon and Lisa Gordon, son and sister of Inductee Jay Paul Gordon, Class of 1995 (Deceased); Inductee John Holloway, Class of...

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Five to be Inducted into SSHS Wildcat Hall of Honor
Sep30

Five to be Inducted into SSHS Wildcat Hall of Honor

            Five former Sulphur Springs High School athletic greats will be honored Friday, October 5, with induction into the SSHS Wildcat Hall of Honor.             The honorees include Jack Sickles, Class of 1933; John Holloway, Class of 1991; Mark Sevier, Class of 1992; Jay Paul Gordon, Class of 1995; and Melissa McSheffery Knezevic, Class of 2004.             The public is invited to the reception and induction ceremony, which...

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Meador Joins Wildcats Coaching Staff
Jun06

Meador Joins Wildcats Coaching Staff

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens said he has hired former Lindale Head Football Coach Mike Meador to be a part of the Wildcats’ coaching staff. Coach Meador was a coordinator at Lindale when Coach Owens was head coach there. In 2006, when Coach Owens came to Sulphur Springs, Coach Meador was elevated to head coach at Lindale. He just recently resigned at Lindale. Coach Meador will replace Johnny McSheffery, who has moved over...

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