Miller Grove, Saltillo Cross Country Athletes Recognized As Top 1A Teams
Feb14

Miller Grove, Saltillo Cross Country Athletes Recognized As Top 1A Teams

The Hopkins County Commissioners Court Monday morning recognized the Miller Grove and Saltillo Cross Country athletes for being the Top 1A Teams in the state. Judge Robert Newsom read a proclamation in honor of each school’s achievements. 2021 Miller Grove ISD Boys Cross County 1A State Champions are recognized Feb. 14, 2022, by Hopkins County Commissioners Court. The Miller Grove Hornets won the UIL State 1A Boys Cross Country...

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Commissioners Court To Recognize Cross Country Athletes, Consider Taking In SH 11 Spur
Feb12

Commissioners Court To Recognize Cross Country Athletes, Consider Taking In SH 11 Spur

Hopkins County Commissioners Court is slated to Monday morning to recognize cross country athletes from two schools in addition to regular agenda items, including considering taking in the State Highway 11 Spur. Proclamations are to be given in honor of Miller Grove ISD and Saltillo ISD athletes’ accomplishments at the most recent state cross country event. The Commissioners Court too at the 9 a.m. meeting Feb. 14, 2022, will be...

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Saltillo Lions Cross Country Places Second at State Meet in Round Rock
Nov10

Saltillo Lions Cross Country Places Second at State Meet in Round Rock

The Saltillo Lions cross country team had another solid meet, placing second at the state tournament held in Round Rock, TX.  The Lions had a great outing thanks in large part to two runners who placed in the top-10.  Coy Collins Gunner Tarver led the way as they got 5th and 7th place with times of 16:59 and 17:01.  Next up for Saltillo was Rowdy Speir at 42nd, finishing at 18:33.  Cristian Trejo and Luke Ritter were...

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Lady Cats Cross Country Team Finishes Season Strong at Regionals
Nov05

Lady Cats Cross Country Team Finishes Season Strong at Regionals

The Lady Cats cross country team fought hard and competed well but did not have the finish necessary to move on to the state competition.  Sulphur Springs led by head coach Ross Hicks travelled to Garland earlier this week to compete in the 5A Region II Championship meet and while not all of the men travelled and competed, one Wildcat did end up placing.  Senior Evan Patrick finished at 100th with a time of just over 18 and...

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Saltillo Lions Cross Country Team Places Second, Moves on to State Meet Next Friday
Oct26

Saltillo Lions Cross Country Team Places Second, Moves on to State Meet Next Friday

While the Lady Lions did not qualify for Regionals as a whole, they did have a top-20 finish in Brianna Tawil who placed 17th, finishing her 5K at 13:26. For the varsity boys, Gunner Tarver led the way in fourth with a time of 17:37. The second-place runner at 11th was Coy Collins at 18:22. Rowdy Speir was the final Lion to place in the top-20 at 18:47, good enough for 18th. Adrian Don Juan and Luke Ritter both cracked the top-25,...

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Regional Cross Country Meet, Lady Cats Volleyball, Wildcats and Lady Cats Golf and Middle School Football All On Deck For Tuesday Game Day
Oct26

Regional Cross Country Meet, Lady Cats Volleyball, Wildcats and Lady Cats Golf and Middle School Football All On Deck For Tuesday Game Day

Tuesday, Oct. 26 is a busy one for Sulphur Springs sports. Leading the charge in athletic contests Tuesday are the Lady Cats volleyball team, who will look to get back in to the win column Tuesday versus Longview. It has been a tough stretch for the volleyball team led by head coach Bailey Dorner. Sulphur Springs has faced a brutal string of opponents in playoff-bound Hallsville, Marshall, Texas High, and a tough Edgewood team last...

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Lady Cats Cross Country Places Third, Wildcats Place Fourth in District 15-5A Championship
Oct22

Lady Cats Cross Country Places Third, Wildcats Place Fourth in District 15-5A Championship

Last Thursday was a successful one for Coach Ross Hicks and his cross country program. The men’s team placed fourth in their District 15-5A Championship held in Hallsville. The women’s team ended in third and will move on to Regionals, held next Monday. While the men did not move on to the next round of playoffs, they had a solid day being led by senior Evan Patrick who finished in the top-10 at ninth with a time of...

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Wildcats Cross Country Coach Ross Hicks Discusses Last Week’s Lindale Invitational and Thursday’s District Championship Meet
Oct13

Wildcats Cross Country Coach Ross Hicks Discusses Last Week’s Lindale Invitational and Thursday’s District Championship Meet

Cross country coach Ross Hicks and his program are all too excited to compete in the District 15-5A championship held this Thursday in Hallsville. But before they could set their sights on vanquishing their district foes, they first had to get through the Lindale Eagle Invitational held last Thursday. It was a fantastic final tune-up for the cross country team, as the Lady Cats finished second and the Wildcats placed fourth. The...

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Wildcats, Lady Cats Cross Country Travel Light to Mount Pleasant, Enjoying Second-to-Last Tune-Up Before District Meet
Oct06

Wildcats, Lady Cats Cross Country Travel Light to Mount Pleasant, Enjoying Second-to-Last Tune-Up Before District Meet

Wildcats cross country Coach Ross Hicks said his team’s outing went well last Saturday in Mount Pleasant at the Titus County Fair Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 2. The Lady Cats only went up against a handful of schools last Saturday, which included Pine Tree, Mount Pleasant, Marshall, and (Paris) Trinity Christian Academy. They managed to have a decent outing, as Coach Ross Hicks said that his team travelled light in that they...

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Wildcats Cross Country Coach Talks Last Weekend’s Inaugural Wildcat Invitational
Sep30

Wildcats Cross Country Coach Talks Last Weekend’s Inaugural Wildcat Invitational

Wildcats cross country coach Ross Hicks said last weekend’s Wildcats Invitational, the first ever meet hosted by Sulphur Springs, went very well. Several runners recorded personal record (PR) times, with Coach Hicks calling the Sulphur Springs meet a success. The cross country coach said the ground was really flat and hard, allowing several runners to record some extremely fast times. It would not be easy though as the Wildcat...

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