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Wildcats Basketball Team Looks Forward to 2020 After Good Start to Season in the Old Year
Jan03

Wildcats Basketball Team Looks Forward to 2020 After Good Start to Season in the Old Year

The Wildcats Basketball Team had a very good 2019. So far this season they are ranked #5 in Class 5A and their season record is 15-6. The Wildcats wrapped up the old year with a third place finish in the prestigious Whataburger Tournament at Mansfield Legacy High School last weekend. The Wildcats won three of four games in that tournament all against ranked teams. Now they want to get the new year off to a good start. On this game day...

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Wildcats Point Guard LaModrick Johnson Signs With Concordia University Wednesday
May06

Wildcats Point Guard LaModrick Johnson Signs With Concordia University Wednesday

The Wildcats 6-foot-3 point guard LaModrick Johnson made it official Wednesday afternoon in the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs High School as he signed a letter of intent to play college basketball at Concordia University in Austin. LJ is the son of Chris and Ann Spivey. Johnson said he has been talking with the Concordia head coach for several months now. He said the coach watched him on tape and then invited him to take a visit....

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Former Wildcats Basketball Player Going to UNLV From OU
May03

Former Wildcats Basketball Player Going to UNLV From OU

Former Wildcats’ basketball star Victor Iwuakor is transferring from Oklahoma to the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Iwuakor, a 6-foot-8 power forward, played the past two years for the Sooners. Iwuakor will be playing for Kevin Kruger, the son of former Oklahoma Coach Lon Kruger, who has announced his retirement. Kevin was an assistant for his father at Oklahoma before getting the UNLV job. KSST is proud to be the official...

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Two Former Wildcats Players Have Selected New Basketball Homes
Apr22

Two Former Wildcats Players Have Selected New Basketball Homes

Former Wildcats’ basketball standouts have transferred to new programs. Keaston Willis is headed for Louisiana Tech and Sadaidriene “Day Day” Hall has signed with Stephen F. Austin. Willis, a 6-3 guard, has played the past two seasons at Incarnate Word in San Antonio, where he averaged 19 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2 assists. In mid-March, Willis announced he was entering the transfer portal. After drawing interest from several...

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Wildcats X-Man Xavier Cork is Transferring To TCU
Apr21

Wildcats X-Man Xavier Cork is Transferring To TCU

Former Wildcats’ basketball standout Xavier Cork is transferring from Western Carolina to TCU in the Big 12 Conference. The 6-9 Cork has been with the Catamounts for the past two seasons playing 58 games. This past season, Cork led the Southern Conference shooting 64.1% from the field. He also averaged 12.1 points and 6.1 rebounds for Western Carolina. Xavier Cork, pictured here when he signed to play basketball at Western...

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At Marshall, Wildcats Baseball Still a Go For Friday at 7 p.m., Lady Cats Softball Playing Monday
Apr16

At Marshall, Wildcats Baseball Still a Go For Friday at 7 p.m., Lady Cats Softball Playing Monday

The rainy weather is impacting baseball and softball on this game day Friday (April 16). Both the Wildcats Baseball Team and Lady Cats’ softball team were scheduled to play Marshall in Marshall Friday. Lady Cats Coach David Carrillo expects that his game will be rescheduled for Monday with a JV game at 4:30 p.m. and then the Varsity game at 6 p.m. at Marshall. However as of now, Wildcats Coach Jerrod Hammack and the Marshall...

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Wildcats Baseball Team and Lady Cats Softball Teams Host Texas High on Tuesday
Apr13

Wildcats Baseball Team and Lady Cats Softball Teams Host Texas High on Tuesday

Both the Wildcats Baseball Team and the Lady Cats Softball Team have home games on this game day Tuesday (April 13). Both host district games with Texas High with quite a bit on the line. The Wildcats come into the game in a three-way tie for second place with Texas High and Longview. All three have 5-3 district records. The Wildcats are 9-13 for the season and Texas High is 11-5-1. Plans call for a JV game at 4 p.m. The Varsity game...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Hits Second-Round Roadblock in 44-36 Area Loss to Midlothian
Feb26

Wildcats Basketball Team Hits Second-Round Roadblock in 44-36 Area Loss to Midlothian

It was a tale of two halves, Thursday, Feb. 25, as even though the Wildcats Basketball team led Midlothian in the area round of playoffs, the Wildcats could not keep up with the high-flying offense of the Panthers in the second half as the Wildcats fell to Midlothian in the Area round of playoffs, 44-36. Coach Clark Cipoletta’s squad took a big 13-4 lead after the first quarter, and looked to be on their way to a commanding win...

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Wildcats Basketball Faces Midlothian in Area Game Thursday
Feb24

Wildcats Basketball Faces Midlothian in Area Game Thursday

Details have been firmed up for the Wildcats Basketball Team’s Area round game. The Wildcats will be playing Midlothian Thursday night, Feb. 25 at 8 P.M. at Athens. The Wildcats enter the game with a season record of 18-9 after their 59-51 bi-district win over Jacksonville Monday night at Hallsville. The Wildcats are the #2 seed in District 15-5A. Midlothian has a season mark of 21-5. Their 11-1 district record made them...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Leads From Start to Finish in Bi-District Win Over Jacksonville Monday
Feb23

Wildcats Basketball Team Leads From Start to Finish in Bi-District Win Over Jacksonville Monday

The Wildcats Basketball Team never trailed and were never tied in their 59-51 Bi-district win over Jacksonville Monday, Feb. 22 at Hallsville. The Wildcats scored the games first 5 points and led 16-10 after the first quarter. The Indians made up two points in the second quarter outscoring the Wildcats 9-7 but the Wildcats still held on to a 23-19 lead at the half. Both team’s offenses began to click in the third quarter. The...

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