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Wildcats Basketball Team Cranks Up the Offense In 78-55 Win Over Lufkin In Bi-District Monday
Feb24

Wildcats Basketball Team Cranks Up the Offense In 78-55 Win Over Lufkin In Bi-District Monday

The Lufkin Panthers had no answer for the offense of Wildcats senior Sadaidriene Day Day Hall who scored 34 points in the Wildcats 78-55 bi-district win at Tyler Junior College Monday night, February 24. As a sign of things to come, Hall opened the game with a long three-point basket. Hall had 6 first quarter points, 9 points in the second quarter, 8 points in the third quarter and then capped things off with an 11 point fourth...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Outscores Royse City, 72-62 Friday Night at Home
Feb15

Wildcats Basketball Team Outscores Royse City, 72-62 Friday Night at Home

The Wildcats Basketball Team, ranked #10 in Class 5A, went up by 18 points at the half, survived hot shooting by Royse City in the third quarter and then outscored the Bulldogs in the fourth quarter to take a 72-62 win in the main gym at Sulphur Springs High School Friday night, February 14. It was the Wildcats who were hot early, leading 22-7 after one quarter and 38-20 at halftime. The Bulldogs answered with a very hot shooting...

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Two Basketball Wildcats Sign Letters of Intent: Hall to IUPUI and Kahn to DBU
Nov13

Two Basketball Wildcats Sign Letters of Intent: Hall to IUPUI and Kahn to DBU

Two Wildcats Basketball seniors signed letters of intent to play college ball Wednesday morning (November 13) in the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs before a big crowd of students, friends and family. 6-foot-5 forward and guard Cameron Kahn signed to play at Dallas Baptist University. Kahn said DBU began to follow him through his AAU basketball playing. He said the religious school would allow him to follow his faith and help him be a...

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Wildcats Heading to Regional Tournament Following Tuesday Win; Face Highland Park 6 p.m. Friday
Feb27

Wildcats Heading to Regional Tournament Following Tuesday Win; Face Highland Park 6 p.m. Friday

The Wildcats’ basketball team is heading to the Regional Tournament after a regional quarterfinal win over Lufkin, 56-44 at Tyler Junior College’s Wagstaff Gym Tuesday night (February 26). The Wildcats trailed the defensive minded Panthers, 18-16 at the half. The Wildcats obviously made some adjustments in the second half and outscored the Panthers, 40-26. Keaston Willis hit 3 three-point baskets and scored 19 of his 24...

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Wildcat Coach Discusses Area Win; Wildcats Play Lufkin Tuesday 7 p.m. at Wagstaff Gym
Feb25

Wildcat Coach Discusses Area Win; Wildcats Play Lufkin Tuesday 7 p.m. at Wagstaff Gym

On KSST Radio and Cable Channel 18’s Saturday Morning Coaches Show, Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta discussed the Wildcats pulse pounding 62-57 Area round win over Midlothian Friday night (February 22) at Forney. A Forney official told Coach Cipoletta Friday was the most packed he had ever seen the gym. Among difference makers, Coach Cipoletta listed the Wildcats rebounding. There was also the Wildcats free throw...

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Wildcats Defeat John Tyler in Bi-District; Face Midlothian in Friday Area Game at Forney
Feb19

Wildcats Defeat John Tyler in Bi-District; Face Midlothian in Friday Area Game at Forney

The Wildcats appeared to be getting into some trouble late in their bi-district game with John Tyler Tuesday night (February 19) at Wills Point. The Wildcats had just turned the ball over and the Lions trailed by just 6 points, 56-50 with 2:35 left in the fourth quarter. Wildcats Coach Clark Cipoletta sensed he had to do something to slow down John Tyler so he took a time out. The Wildcats seemed to regain their composure after the...

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Cipoletta’s Doubts Tuesday Answered With District Championship
Feb07

Cipoletta’s Doubts Tuesday Answered With District Championship

Even Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta admitted having doubt for a little while that the Wildcats could come back against Texas High on the road Tuesday night (February 5). After all, the Wildcats trailed Texas High, 33-22 at halftime. Coach Cipoletta said his Wildcats were not playing well. Meanwhile Texas High was playing out of their minds. They were also making a lot of shots and were making it tough on the Wildcats to...

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Game Day: Wildcats, Lady Cats at Texas High
Feb05

Game Day: Wildcats, Lady Cats at Texas High

On this Tuesday game day (February 5), the Wildcats and Lady Cats’ basketball teams have big games in Texarkana at Texas High. The #4 ranked Wildcats play #23 ranked Texas High. The Wildcats are in first place with a perfect 7-0 district mark. The Tigers are in second place with a 6-1 district record. The Wildcats are 21-8 for the season. Texas High is 25-7 for the season. When the two teams played in Sulphur Springs back on...

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Game Day: Wildcats, Lady Cats Host Lindale
Jan25

Game Day: Wildcats, Lady Cats Host Lindale

The Wildcats’ basketball team wraps up the first half of district play against Lindale Friday night (January 25) at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Gym on the campus of Sulphur Springs High School. In the Main Gym, action begins at 5 p.m. as the Wildcats JV takes on the Eagles JV. Then the Lady Cats Varsity plays the Lady Eagles Varsity at 6:15 p.m. with the Wildcats Varsity game to follow. The Wildcats, ranked #5 in Class 5A, come in...

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Basketball Game Day: Wildcats, Lady Cats Host Royse City
Jan22

Basketball Game Day: Wildcats, Lady Cats Host Royse City

It’s game day Tuesday (January 22) for the Lady Cats and Wildcats’ basketball teams and both will be at home playing back to back games against Royse City. Action will begin in the SSHS Main Gym with the Lady Cats JV taking on the Lady Bulldogs JV at 5 p.m. The Lady Cats Varsity will then take on the Royse City Lady Bulldogs Varsity at around 6:15 p.m. The Wildcats Varsity and the Royse City Bulldogs Varsity will play at...

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