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SSISD Board Presents Memorial Resolution Honoring Coach Jeff Chapman
Jan26

SSISD Board Presents Memorial Resolution Honoring Coach Jeff Chapman

Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees and Superintendent Michael Lamb Monday evening presented to Karen Chapman, a memorial resolution in memory of her late husband, honoring Coach Jeff Chapman for his lasting impact on Sulphur Springs ISD and community. The former Sulphur Springs High School head girls basketball coach died Dec. 26, 2020, in Paris. Superintendent Mike Lamb presents Karen Chapman a framed resolution honoring the...

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A Farewell to Coach Jeff Chapman
Jun27

A Farewell to Coach Jeff Chapman

The chance of be a girls’ athletic coordinator was an opportunity former Lady Cats Basketball Coach Jeff Chapman could not pass up as he decided to head to Paris from Sulphur Springs recently. During an interview Wednesday (June 27) morning, Coach Chapman said the girls athletic coordinator opportunity was exciting. He will also be the Paris Head Girls Basketball Coach. He said he had thought about the coordinator’s job before...

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Former Lady Cats Basketball Coach Passes Away After Cancer Battle
Dec28

Former Lady Cats Basketball Coach Passes Away After Cancer Battle

A successful former Lady Cats Basketball Coach passed away last week. Reportedly Coach Jeff Chapman passed away in a Tyler hospital after a battle with cancer. Coach Jeff Chapman Coach Chapman was Girls Athletic Director and Head Girls Basketball Coach in Paris for the past three seasons. He came to Sulphur Springs beginning in the 2010-2011 from Idabel, Oklahoma. He had a 179-77 record over 8 seasons as Lady Cats Coach. Coach Chapman...

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New Coach for Lady Cat Basketball is Ready for First Official Practice Day Wednesday
Oct15

New Coach for Lady Cat Basketball is Ready for First Official Practice Day Wednesday

New Lady Cats Basketball Coach Brittney Tisdell says she is ready for the first official practice day of the season on Wednesday (October 17). She says it’s been a long off season. Coach Tisdell replaced former Lady Cats Coach Jeff Chapman, who left to become girls’ athletic coordinator and head girls’ basketball coach at Paris. Coach Tisdell is the daughter of the Paris boys’ head basketball coach Billy Mack...

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SSHS Athletics Fills Coaching Positions
Jul24

SSHS Athletics Fills Coaching Positions

by Don Julien Wildcats Athletic Director Greg Owens has once again filled all the slots on his coaching staff. He thought that was done earlier this month until Lady Cats Assistant Basketball Coach Ashton Wells resigned to become the head girls basketball coach at Winona. The Sulphur Springs school board accepted Coach Wells resignation at a July 9th meeting. Monday night (July 23), the Sulphur Springs School Board approved Coach...

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Lady Cat Assistant Basketball Coach Wells Named Head Coach at Winona
Jul10

Lady Cat Assistant Basketball Coach Wells Named Head Coach at Winona

Lady Cats Assistant Basketball Coach Ashton Wells has been named the head girls basketball coach at Winona. The Sulphur Springs School Board accepted Coach Wells’ resignation Monday night. Coach Wells has been with the Lady Cats since the 2009-2010 season. She was an assistant coach for Head Coach Jeff Chapman for all of his eight years here. Coach Wells was also an assistant for Head Coach Phil Hale in 2009-2010. Wildcats...

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New Coaches at SSHS and SSMS
Jun26

New Coaches at SSHS and SSMS

After the Sulphur Springs School Board approved all the coaches he had recommended, Wildcats Athletic Director Greg Owens provided more information on the new hires Monday afternoon (June 25). The Wildcats new football Defensive Coordinator is Alex Guerra. Coach Owens said he has known Coach Guerra for a long time. He said Coach Guerra comes to the Wildcats from Nevada Community, where he was Defensive Coordinator and Inside...

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Summer Filled with Coaching Replacements at SSHS
Jun25

Summer Filled with Coaching Replacements at SSHS

Wildcats Athletic Director Greg Owens has been busy as coaching vacancies have cropped up this summer. At a recent SSISD board meeting, the board approved Alexander Guerra as football defensive coordinator and PE Coach. Coach Guerra comes from Nevada Community where he was Defensive Coordinator and Inside Linebacker Coach. He replaces Triston Abron who left to become the head coach at Paul Pewitt. At a board meeting Monday, the board...

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Youth Sports Camps Available This Summer; SSHS Coaches Direct Camps
May28

Youth Sports Camps Available This Summer; SSHS Coaches Direct Camps

A variety of sports camps, led by Sulphur Springs High School coaches, are on tap for the summer. The first camp begins in June. Below is a list of each camp, location, time, age groups welcomed, cost,  and contact information: June 4 – 6 Softball 1:00 – 2:30 entering 2nd – 5th $50 David Carrillo 903 468 7644 @ multi-purpose bld 2:30 – 4:00 entering 6th – 9th $50 [email protected] June 5 – 7...

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Lady Cats and Coaching Staff Named to District 16-5A Girls Basketball All-District
Feb22

Lady Cats and Coaching Staff Named to District 16-5A Girls Basketball All-District

All eight members of the Lady Cats’ basketball team and their coaching staff were mentioned on the District 16-5A Girls Basketball Team. The Lady Cats also earned two superlatives. Senior Kaylee Jefferson was selected as the co-Player of the Year along with junior Antonia Porter of Texas High. Sadavia Porter was chosen as the district’s Offensive Player of the Year. Junior Autumn Tanton was named to the All-District First...

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