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Wildcats Head Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Heading to Allen
May11

Wildcats Head Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Heading to Allen

Wildcats Head Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta has accepted the position as Head Basketball Coach at Allen High School. Coach Cip confirmed the news by text Tuesday (May 11). Coach Cipoletta created a basketball culture in Sulphur Springs as Head Wildcats Coach for the past 7 seasons. He had a record of 150-82 overall as Wildcats Coach but he was 131-40 for the past 5 seasons. His teams captured two district championships. Coach...

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SSHS Pole Vaulting Coach Clark Cipoletta Discusses Lady Cat Claire Bybee Who is Heading To State
Apr30

SSHS Pole Vaulting Coach Clark Cipoletta Discusses Lady Cat Claire Bybee Who is Heading To State

Sulphur Springs High School Pole Vaulting Coach Clark Cipoletta says he is just a small piece of the puzzle when it comes to coaching Lady Cats’ pole vaulter Claire Bybee, who qualified for the State Track Meet May 7-8 at UT Austin at the Region II Track Meet on April 24 at UTA. Coach Cipoletta says Bybee also gets good instruction from a private coach and from her father, who was a vaulter in college. He says Bybee is a hard...

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Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Says Team Played Pretty Well In Friday Night Loss
Nov23

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Says Team Played Pretty Well In Friday Night Loss

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta found himself in an unusual place Monday morning, Nov. 23. Coach Cipoletta says he is not used to talking about his team playing pretty well, but losing. His evidence includes 1.16 point per possession for his team. In fact, he says the Wildcats played outstanding ball and shot well on the offensive end. He says the Wildcats were at 42% in three point shooting and hit 85% of their free throws....

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Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Is Proud Of His Team’s No Quit Attitude
Nov16

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Is Proud Of His Team’s No Quit Attitude

The Wildcats Basketball Team entered the fourth quarter of their season and home opener Saturday, November 14, down by 12 points to a senior-laden Tyler Legacy team. The Wildcats’ comeback came up just short in a 65-61 loss. The Wildcats got to within 2 points with about 17 seconds left to play. The final quarter effort was led by a pair of veteran seniors, Lamodrick Johnson and Boo Wilkerson. Wildcats Coach Clark Cipoletta said...

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Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Called Saturday Scrimmage A Good Experience For His Team
Nov09

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Called Saturday Scrimmage A Good Experience For His Team

The Wildcats Basketball Team had a win, a loss and a tie at their first scrimmage on the season Saturday, November 7, at Irving MacArthur. Coach Clark Cipoletta said the Wildcats came out on top against the host school, who he noted won the state championship in Class 5A in 2015. The Wildcats ended up tied with Class 6A playoff team Southlake Carroll. They came up short against a new school, Prosper Rock Hill. Coach Cipoletta said...

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Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Offers The Edge at High School Gym
Jun09

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Offers The Edge at High School Gym

With the UIL allowing high school coaches to conduct one hour a week of skills work with their teams, coaches of several Wildcats and Lady Cats’ sports are having sessions of The Edge along with football. Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta is offering The Edge conditioning program for basketball players Monday through Friday in the Main High School Gym. Those entering 10th through 12th grades are there from 8 a.m. until...

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Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Says He’s Proud of His Team After Close Playoff Loss
Mar04

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Says He’s Proud of His Team After Close Playoff Loss

Seasons end so abruptly in the playoffs. An exciting Wildcats’ basketball season came to a conclusion Tuesday night (March 3) in a regional quarterfinal game at Rockwall Heath against #1 ranked Lancaster, 44-38. Sulphur Springs fans packed the stands on the home side and rose at the end of the game to gave their Wildcats one more standing ovation this season. Afterward many of the fans stayed around to congratulate Coach Clark...

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Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Said Team Put It All Together Against Red Oak Friday
Mar03

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Said Team Put It All Together Against Red Oak Friday

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta, on KSST Radio and Cable Channel 18’s Saturday Morning Coaches Show, said the #10 ranked Wildcats came out focused and took care of business in a 61-38 Area win over #12 ranked Red Oak Friday night, February 28, at Forney. The win sets up a showdown with #1 ranked Lancaster Tuesday night at Rockwall Heath at 7:30 p.m. Coach Cipoletta said the Wildcats never let Red Oak get momentum...

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Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Liked the Way the Wildcats Played Against Lufkin Monday
Feb25

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta Liked the Way the Wildcats Played Against Lufkin Monday

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta admitted the Wildcats have been up and down lately but he said he was pleased to see the team he saw Monday night (February 24) in a 78-55 bi-district win over Lufkin at Tyler Junior College. He said they played at a high level that he knows they are capable of at both ends of the floor. Coach Cipoletta said the Wildcats were locked in and did a good job of executing the game plan He said he...

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Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta said Wildcats Needed to Be More Aggressive in Mt. Pleasant Loss Friday
Feb10

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta said Wildcats Needed to Be More Aggressive in Mt. Pleasant Loss Friday

Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta, on KSST Radio and Cable Channel 18’s Saturday Morning Coaches Show, said the Wildcats came out too reserved against Mount Pleasant in a 45-31 loss on the road last Friday (February 7). He said the Wildcats needed to play aggressively, not passively. On top of that he said the Wildcats did not finish well inside and did not shoot the ball well. Coach Cipoletta said he’d rather have...

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