The Edge Has a Break Coming Up
Jul02

The Edge Has a Break Coming Up

Since SSISD’s The Edge started conditioning and skills work on June 8, it has been a Monday through Friday program. With an UIL mandated off day Friday (July 3), The Edge was a four-day program this week. The time off will be extended next week, Monday through Wednesday (July 6-8). The Edge resumes Thursday, July 9 and Friday, July 10. The UIL has also mandated days off Monday and Tuesday, July 20-21. The program wraps up on...

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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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Wildcats AD Greg Owens Ponders Possible Fall Football, UIL & Coronavirus
Jun29

Wildcats AD Greg Owens Ponders Possible Fall Football, UIL & Coronavirus

Speaking Friday, Wildcats Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Greg Owens gave KSST his current take on possible fall football, UIL and Coronavirus. SSHS Wildcats Athletic Director/Head Football Coach Greg Owens He said he is still seeking guidance and direction from the UIL. He noted the current spike in new COVID-19 cases in Texas and added Texas Governor Greg Abbott is pulling some things back as a result. Coach Owens said we...

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Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Says He’s Taking a Safety First Approach For Players During The Edge
Jun19

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Says He’s Taking a Safety First Approach For Players During The Edge

Wildcats Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Greg Owens gave a health update Friday (June 19) after the first two weeks of The Edge conditioning program. He says he knows of no positive tests for the coronavirus for participants of The Edge. Coach Owens says he and SSHS Head Athletic Trainer Tammy Carrell are working with Assistant Superintendent Josh Williams, who is overseeing the safety effort. Coach Owens is telling students...

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Coach Owens Says About 300 Athletes Attended First Week of The Edge
Jun12

Coach Owens Says About 300 Athletes Attended First Week of The Edge

Wildcats Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Greg Owens estimates that roughly 300 high school and middle school student athletes attended the first week of The Edge conditioning program. It started Monday (June 8). Football at the Multipurpose Building and Wildcats Basketball in the Main High School Gym had sessions Monday through Friday this week. Others sports had The Edge Monday through Thursday including Lady Cats...

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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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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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Football Camp Starts
May28

Football Camp Starts

Wildcat Football Camp for Kids Entering 3rd Through 7th Grade Starts This Evening      The Wildcat Football Camp is the first of the SSISD summer sports camps this year. It is designed for boys entering the third through the seventh grade next school year. The three-day camp gets underway Tuesday (May 28) and runs through Thursday (May 30). It has usually been held in late August and it’s been during the day. This...

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Sulphur Springs All-Sports Banquet is Being Eliminated to be Replaced by Individual Sports Format
Feb19

Sulphur Springs All-Sports Banquet is Being Eliminated to be Replaced by Individual Sports Format

Wildcats Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Greg Owens announced in a letter Tuesday (February 19) that the annual Sulphur Springs Wildcat All-Sports Banquet is going away to be replaced by gatherings for individual sports. In the letter, Coach Owens said the All Sports Banquet has become extremely long adding attempts to shorten the program have made people feel rushed and unable to properly recognize athletes and their...

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Wildcat Student-Athletes Pursue Financial Assistance for EDGE Through Wildcat Lawns
Apr12

Wildcat Student-Athletes Pursue Financial Assistance for EDGE Through Wildcat Lawns

Wildcats Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Greg Owens says Wildcat Lawns is back in business. The student athlete lawn service began several years ago to help the athletes defray the cost of a trip to Orlando, Florida. Now the student athletes are needing financial assistance to pay for this summer’s Edge conditioning program that has partnered with Michael Johnson Performance. The Edge will cost $200 per athlete this...

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