Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Says He Sees Progress From Those Showing Up for The Edge
Jun30

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Says He Sees Progress From Those Showing Up for The Edge

The Sulphur Springs Edge conditioning program is in its’ fourth week. Friday (June 26) , after three weeks of The Edge, Wildcats Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Greg Owens said yes indeed, he is seeing progress from the players who are regularly showing up for The Edge. He talked about players picking up some technical stuff in the weight room. Coach Owens said they are getting so much better. He said the key is the...

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Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Picks Wildcats To Finish 7th In District
Jun29

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Picks Wildcats To Finish 7th In District

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine is picking the Sulphur Springs Wildcats to finish 7th in the 8 team District 8-5A Division II, when and if the 2020 season takes place. A UIL official told the Dallas Morning News over the weekend that it’s too early to tell right now. Dave Campbell’s Texas Football thinks quite a lot of the Wildcats’ District 8-5A. In fact, district member Ennis is not only picked to win...

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Wildcats Edge Conditioning Program Opened Monday With Emphasis On Player Safety
Jun08

Wildcats Edge Conditioning Program Opened Monday With Emphasis On Player Safety

By Don Julian This year marks the 15th year Wildcats Head Football Coach Greg Owens has had The Edge conditioning program during the summer. This year’s program, which opened Monday, June 8, at the Multipurpose Building, looked quite different in this age of the coronavirus. Sulphur Springs High School Multi-purpose Building Some 45 incoming 11th and 12th graders were in attendance for the day’s first session that ran from...

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Sulphur Springs Opens The Edge Conditioning Program Monday
Jun05

Sulphur Springs Opens The Edge Conditioning Program Monday

Wildcats Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Greg Owens told KSST Thursday that with the approval of the UIL, The Edge conditioning program would get underway Monday (June 8). As you can imagine in the age of coronavirus, Coach Owens said The Edge would look quite different this year. He said there would be an emphasis on distancing, how many people could be in the weight room and how many people could be in groups and inside....

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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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Wildcats Track Team Finishes Second, Scores 120 Points, at Sulphur Springs Meet Last Friday
Mar04

Wildcats Track Team Finishes Second, Scores 120 Points, at Sulphur Springs Meet Last Friday

The Wildcats Track Team scored 120 points and finished in second place at the annual Sulphur Springs Meet at the high school track last Friday (February 28). Competing with the Wildcats were athletics from Athens, Lindale, North Lamar, Paris and Commerce along with a thrower from Rivercrest. This year the weather was pleasant. Wildcats Track Coach Matt Young remembers temperatures near the freezing mark at last year’s meet....

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Wildcats Basketball Playoff Game Now at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Coach Cip Discusses Lufkin Saturday
Feb24

Wildcats Basketball Playoff Game Now at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Coach Cip Discusses Lufkin Saturday

The Wildcats Basketball Team’s bi-district game against Lufkin at Tyler Junior College Monday (February 24) will now start at 7:30 p.m. and will now be the second half of a doubleheader. The Wildcats are the home team. On KSST and Cable Channel 18’s Saturday Morning Coaches Show, Wildcats Coach Clark Cipoletta discussed Luflin. He said they are really good and he noted that the Wildcats faced the Panthers in the regional...

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SSISD Wildcat Football Banquet Including Student Athletic Trainers Takes Place At SSCC
Jan24

SSISD Wildcat Football Banquet Including Student Athletic Trainers Takes Place At SSCC

Sulphur Springs Wildcats The 2019 Sulphur Springs Wildcats Football Team had their football banquet at the Sulphur Springs Country Club Thursday night, January 23. The Student Athletic Trainers were also part of the event. Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens selected his entire senior class as football MVP. Each football position group coach introduced his players and talked about them. Coach Owens also explained what the evening...

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Five Wildcats Football Players Make THSCA Academic All-State Team
Dec06

Five Wildcats Football Players Make THSCA Academic All-State Team

Five Wildcats Football players made the Academic All-State list as selected by the Texas High School Coaches Association. Campbell Cody, Cameron Kaufert and Chase Haney made the 2nd Team and Zach Tiemeyer and Brandon Zavala were Honorable Mention selections. All five are seniors. Wildcats Football Coach and Athletic Director Greg Owens sent his congratulations and said he was proud of these young men for maintaining high academic...

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Sulphur Springs Will Again Be 5A, Division II For Football and 5A For All Other Sports
Dec04

Sulphur Springs Will Again Be 5A, Division II For Football and 5A For All Other Sports

Wildcats Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Greg Owens found out Tuesday (December 3) that Sulphur Springs will again be a 5A school for the next biennial alignment. The Wildcats will again be in 5A, Division II (smaller schools) for football. Sulphur Springs’ submitted number of 1251 students was just 42 more than the top cutoff level for Class 4A. Wildcats Offensive Coordinator Matt Young told Coach Owens he thought...

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