NETX Dragons Football Blow Out Bobcats, 40-6
May04

NETX Dragons Football Blow Out Bobcats, 40-6

Coach Bill King’s squad picked up another big win at home, beating the Bobcats 40-6 on Saturday, Apr. 30.  QB Ty Rollison lead his team to another big victory, thanks to another solid performance by him and the Dragons’ offense.  NETX powered their way to a huge 27-6 lead at the break.  The Dragons cruised the rest of the way, blanking their opponent’s offense while scoring 13 more points in the second half to win big over...

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Brandon Faircloth Announced as New Athletic Director and Head Football Coach of Sulphur Springs
Jan24

Brandon Faircloth Announced as New Athletic Director and Head Football Coach of Sulphur Springs

During a special board meeting held Monday, Jan. 24 the Sulphur Springs Independent School District approved the motion to hire Brandon Faircloth as Athletic Director and Head Football Coach of SSISD. Faircloth previously served as head coach and athletic director at Port Neches-Groves. He coached the Indians for 13 seasons, going 102-51 (.667) and leading Port Neches-Groves to the playoffs 12 of those 13 years as head coach for the...

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Wildcats Football Players Earn All-District Honors
Dec16

Wildcats Football Players Earn All-District Honors

It may have been a tough season for Wildcats football, but with their district rival Ennis eliminated in the Area round, AD and head football coach for Sulphur Springs Greg Owens released the District 8-5A awards for his team. While no football players made the first team all-district, four players were selected to the second team. One player, Matthew Sherman, made academic first team all-state. The aforementioned four players, three...

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Commerce Tigers Football Earns Two Superlatives, Plus Five Make All-District Team
Dec14

Commerce Tigers Football Earns Two Superlatives, Plus Five Make All-District Team

The Commerce Tigers football team received three superlatives and five Tigers made the 5-3A All-District Team selected by the district’s head coaches Tuesday. Senior Ashton Seale was named the District’s Utility Player of the Year. Junior Moses Branch was selected as the district’s special teams MVP. Juniors WR Da’Shawn Jackson and LB Kendrick Greer were chosen to the All-District first team. Two seniors and a junior were the...

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Wildcats Football Head Coach and Athletic Director Greg Owens Retiring
Dec03

Wildcats Football Head Coach and Athletic Director Greg Owens Retiring

Wildcats football head coach and athletic director of SSISD Greg Owens is retiring from both positions. The coach confirmed the news over text on Friday, Dec. 3. Coach Owens had a decade of sustained success during his time in Sulphur Springs. Over 16 seasons, the coach’s teams made 12 playoff trips, including in 2008 when his squad won the city their first state championship when they beat Dayton in the 4A Division-II title...

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Wildcats Football Ends Season With Loss in Forney
Nov04

Wildcats Football Ends Season With Loss in Forney

The Wildcats football team looked to get their first win on the season in their final game of the 2021 season, but turnovers plagued Sulphur Springs as they lost 47-20 in Forney.  Coach Greg Owens’s team had multiple opportunities to score points throughout the game, but seven turnovers given up proved to be too much to overcome.  North Forney led 40-7 at halftime. The Wildcats never quit though and kept fighting, even when faced with...

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Thursday Game Day Brings Wildcats Football Finale in Forney Against the Falcons
Nov04

Thursday Game Day Brings Wildcats Football Finale in Forney Against the Falcons

Normally the Wildcats football team are the marquee game on Friday game day, but due to Forney and North Forney sharing a football stadium and thus having to block schedule games, this week brings the Wildcats football team having their game day on Thursday. Tonight’s game in Forney versus the Falcons is the regular-season finale for both teams. Sulphur Springs comes in to tonight’s final game of the 2021 season still...

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Wildcats Middle School Football A and B Teams Complete 8-0 Undefeated Seasons
Nov03

Wildcats Middle School Football A and B Teams Complete 8-0 Undefeated Seasons

The Middle School Wildcats A and B teams finished their 2021 football season undefeated, and as district champions. Both A and B finished their season with 8-0 records. Congratulations to the middle school football teams, their staff, and most importantly the athletes on the field who made it all possible. The icing on top for Coach Eddie Flores and his middle school football teams were neither of their games were notable close. The A...

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Wildcats Football Drops Close Contest to Forney on Senior Night
Oct30

Wildcats Football Drops Close Contest to Forney on Senior Night

The Wildcats football team had the lead at times, but ultimately it was Forney who pulled out the win on Friday, Oct. 29. Sulphur Springs led by four just under a minute in to the fourth quarter, but the game got away from Coach Greg Owens’s team after that. Forney was able to take the lead for good with under eight minutes at 31-28.  Even after the Jackrabbits kicked another field goal to go up by six, Sulphur Springs still had...

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Friday Game Day Brings Volleyball Playoff Warm-Up Game Plus Wildcats Football’s Senior Night
Oct29

Friday Game Day Brings Volleyball Playoff Warm-Up Game Plus Wildcats Football’s Senior Night

Friday Game day brings a warm-up game for the volleyball team prior to Monday’s playoff contest, plus senior night for the Wildcats football team. Coach Greg Owens and his squad may have had a tough time their last two losses, officially eliminated from post-season contention, but the last two games are all about pride for his team. They come in to tonight’s senior night contest 0-8 overall (0-5 district), and will have...

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