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Wildcats Football Head Coach Greg Owens Discusses Frisco Loss and Upcoming Lovejoy
Sep02

Wildcats Football Head Coach Greg Owens Discusses Frisco Loss and Upcoming Lovejoy

Wildcats football head coach Greg Owens thought overall, his team fought and never quit in their season opener last Friday against Frisco High School.  He said that his team showed a lot of improvement over the course of the second to fourth quarters in the loss to the Raccoons.  A big part of season openers, Coach Owens said, is grappling with emotions and the spotlight that comes with Friday night lights.  He said...

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Wildcats Football Head Coach Greg Owens Discusses Scrimmages and Upcoming Frisco
Aug25

Wildcats Football Head Coach Greg Owens Discusses Scrimmages and Upcoming Frisco

Up until Tuesday afternoon, the Wildcats football team were set to host the Frisco Wakeland Wolverines for both teams’ season openers. However, on Tuesday, Aug. 24, Wakeland head coach Marty Secord contacted Coach Greg Owens informing him his Wolverine team would have to pull out of Friday night’s contest with Sulphur Springs due to the coronavirus. Coach Secord did inform Coach Owens that a team from his district, Frisco...

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Wildcats Football Head Coach Greg Owens Discusses First Week of Football Edge
Jun10

Wildcats Football Head Coach Greg Owens Discusses First Week of Football Edge

On Thursday, June 10, reporters from KSST met up with Wildcats Football head coach Greg Owens at the Multi-Purpose Building to discuss the first week of The Edge in football. Coach Owens said the first week went well, saying that it was good to get back to work and to have everyone back. The Wildcats football head coach said on Monday that he had 140 students attend the Edge from grades 7-12, but Coach Owens did note that numbers did...

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As School Athletic Periods End, Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Looks Forward to The Edge
May26

As School Athletic Periods End, Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Looks Forward to The Edge

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens speculated that had the Wildcats done spring football this year, they would probably have had a Spring Game this past Monday evening (May 24). Coach Owens decided to forego formal spring football this year and to concentrate on football fundamentals during daily school day athletic periods that ended Wednesday. Skipping spring football means the Wildcats will get an extra week of practice in August,...

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SSHS Athletic Director Greg Owens Announces Winners of Gregg MVP and Cameron Fighting Heart Awards
May23

SSHS Athletic Director Greg Owens Announces Winners of Gregg MVP and Cameron Fighting Heart Awards

During events at SSHS Thursday (May 20), Athletic Director Greg Owens announced the 2020-2021 winners of the Forrest Gregg MVP Award and the James Cameron Fighting Heart Award. Two Wildcats and a Lady Cat received the Gregg MVP Award: Nylah Lindley, Kaden Wallace and Ryan Carrillo.  Lindley was a standout in volleyball, basketball and softball. Softball accolades have not yet been announced but Lindley was 1st Team All District...

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Sulphur Springs School Boards Approves Coaches Changes Submitted by AD Greg Owens
May11

Sulphur Springs School Boards Approves Coaches Changes Submitted by AD Greg Owens

Meeting Monday night (May 10), the Sulphur Springs School Board approved several coaching changes submitted by Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Greg Owens. Current Middle School PE Teacher and Coach Easton Silman is moving over to the High School to be a Social Studies Teacher and Assistant Football Coach. The board accepted the resignations of two current coaches. Leaving are Varsity Football Cornerbacks Coach and Assistant...

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Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Says His Team Will Not Do Formal Spring Football This Year
Apr16

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Says His Team Will Not Do Formal Spring Football This Year

For the past several seasons since 2016 but not including last year’s COVID-19 cancellation, the Wildcats Football Team has had formal spring football practice. That will not be the case this year. The decision means the Wildcats will be able to begin fall football practice on August 2, a full week ahead of the schools that do spring football. It also means the Wildcats can have two scrimmages instead of the one for spring...

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Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Dissects 72-44 Win At Crandall On Saturday Coach’s Show
Nov25

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Dissects 72-44 Win At Crandall On Saturday Coach’s Show

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens, on KSST and Cable Channel 18’s Saturday Morning (Nov. 21) Coach’s Show, said a lot of pent up frustration was released last Friday during the Wildcats 72-44 victory at Crandall. Sulphur Springs Wildcats The Wildcats improved to 2-4 for the season. They are now the district’s #5 team and they can move into the playoff picture if one of the district’s top four playoff teams is...

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Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Says Wildcats Still Have Things To Play For In Virus Era
Nov16

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Says Wildcats Still Have Things To Play For In Virus Era

Despite losing a zone game to Greenville Friday, Nov. 13, on the road that looked like the end of Wildcats’ football playoff chance this season, Coach Greg Owens, on KSST and Cable Channel 18’s Saturday Morning Coach’s Show, provided a scenario that keeps some hopes alive. With the unpredictability of coronavirus, Coach Owens said the Wildcats need to pick up wins in weeks ahead to make themselves the next best...

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Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Enjoys Talking About Win On Saturday Morning Coach’s Show
Nov09

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Enjoys Talking About Win On Saturday Morning Coach’s Show

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens, on KSST and Cable Ch. 18’s Saturday Morning Coach’s Show, said is was good to get a win. Friday night, Nov. 6, at The Prim on Senior Night, the Wildcats defeated Corsicana, 28-21 to improve their zone record to 1-1 and their season mark to 1-3. Coach Owens said the win affirmed all the hard work done by players and his coaches. Despite a loss last week, Coach Owens said the Wildcats did...

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