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Varisty Basketball by Justin Brock and Brenden Lynn
Feb05

Varisty Basketball by Justin Brock and Brenden Lynn

Justin Brock is a student at SSISD Middle School. KSST supports the efforts of all students interested in journalism, and is proud to publish their efforts. Brenden Lynn is a  student at SSISD Middle School. KSST supports the efforts of all students interested in journalism, and is proud to publish their efforts. “To make Varsity, you must be a player who’s invested in the game of basketball.  A player who will go the extra mile to be...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Earns Two Superlatives As Six Make All-District Team
Mar08

Wildcats Basketball Team Earns Two Superlatives As Six Make All-District Team

Wildcat Senior Sadaidriene Day Day Hall was named the District MVP and Wildcat senior Cameron Kahn was Co-Offensive MVP on the District 15-5A All-District Basketball Team, released Saturday by Wildcats Basketball Coach Clark Cipoletta. Senior Grayson McClure and junior Boo Wilkerson were named First Team, All-District. Junior Lamodrick Johnson was named Second Team All-District. Sophomore Justin Haire and senior Justin Brock were...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Cranks Up the Offense In 78-55 Win Over Lufkin In Bi-District Monday
Feb24

Wildcats Basketball Team Cranks Up the Offense In 78-55 Win Over Lufkin In Bi-District Monday

The Lufkin Panthers had no answer for the offense of Wildcats senior Sadaidriene Day Day Hall who scored 34 points in the Wildcats 78-55 bi-district win at Tyler Junior College Monday night, February 24. As a sign of things to come, Hall opened the game with a long three-point basket. Hall had 6 first quarter points, 9 points in the second quarter, 8 points in the third quarter and then capped things off with an 11 point fourth...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Outscores Royse City, 72-62 Friday Night at Home
Feb15

Wildcats Basketball Team Outscores Royse City, 72-62 Friday Night at Home

The Wildcats Basketball Team, ranked #10 in Class 5A, went up by 18 points at the half, survived hot shooting by Royse City in the third quarter and then outscored the Bulldogs in the fourth quarter to take a 72-62 win in the main gym at Sulphur Springs High School Friday night, February 14. It was the Wildcats who were hot early, leading 22-7 after one quarter and 38-20 at halftime. The Bulldogs answered with a very hot shooting...

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Wildcats Basketball Over T-High
Feb12

Wildcats Basketball Over T-High

Wildcats Basketball Team Uses Late Run to Put Away Texas High, 57-48 at Home Early in the fourth quarter, Texas High was still hanging around in their game with the Wildcats Basketball Team trailing just 45-41 in Sulphur Springs Tuesday night (February 11). Then in an instant, the Wildcats got some key steals and converted some fast break baskets to score 8 straight points and push their lead out to 53-41. It was a lead the Tigers...

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Wildcats Basketball Secures Win
Jan25

Wildcats Basketball Secures Win

Wildcats Basketball Team Heats Up Late to Subdue Texas High on the Road, 64-55 Friday Night The Wildcats Basketball Team, ranked #9 in Class 5A, used an end of game 10-0 run to finally secure a victory over Texas High, 64-55 in Texarkana Friday night (January 24). The run occurred after the Tigers took their first lead in awhile, 55-54 in the fourth quarter. Day Day Hall started the run with a basket inside the lane. Justin Brock then...

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Fast Out of the Gate Wildcats Basketball Team Cruises Past Sherman, 81-40
Jan08

Fast Out of the Gate Wildcats Basketball Team Cruises Past Sherman, 81-40

A blistering hot start by the #4 ranked Wildcats Basketball Team helped them overwhelm Sherman on the road in a non-district game, 81-40 Tuesday night, Jan. 7. The Wildcats led 18-4 after one quarter, 42-24 at the half and 56-32 after three quarters. The Wildcats got another big scoring night from senior Sadraidriene Day Day Hall who scored 27 points. Senior Grayson McClure added 12 points. Sophomore Caleb Alexander had a super night...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Begins New Home Win Streak With Victory Over Jesuit Friday Night
Dec21

Wildcats Basketball Team Begins New Home Win Streak With Victory Over Jesuit Friday Night

The Wildcats Basketball Team built a big lead over three quarters and then held on in the fourth quarter to defeat Dallas Jesuit, 65-52 Friday night, Dec. 20, in the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs High School. After falling behind very early, the Wildcats rallied to outscore the Rangers 17-13 after one quarter. The Wildcats increased their led to 30-19 at halftime and 46-29 after three quarters. Jesuit staged a comeback in the fourth...

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Wildcats Basketball Coach Cipoletta Says Sometimes Even With a Loss, Team Gets Better
Dec18

Wildcats Basketball Coach Cipoletta Says Sometimes Even With a Loss, Team Gets Better

During a post game interview after Tuesday (December 17) night’s Wildcats’ home loss to Denton Guyer, 70-64, Wildcats Coach Clark Cipoletta repeated his philosophy of the benefits of scheduling the toughest opponents he can find. He said a kid that just wants to win 30 games a year might be at the wrong program here. He said the Wildcats, while he is head coach, would play the best of the best. Coach Cipoletta said his...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Continues To Win at Mansfield Tournament
Dec06

Wildcats Basketball Team Continues To Win at Mansfield Tournament

Wildcats Basketball Team Wins First Two Games in Mansfield Tourney The Wildcats Basketball Team, ranked #5 in Class 5A, had a good Thursday (December 5) winning two games in the Mansfield ISD Spring Creek Barbeque Classic Tournament. The Wildcats outscored A&M Consolidated of College Station, 68-61 and then defeated Mansfield, 68-49. Both games were played at Mansfield High School. Against A&M Consolidated, the Wildcats were...

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