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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 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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Wildcats and Lady Cats Basketball Teams Are in Playoff Games on Game Day Monday
Feb22

Wildcats and Lady Cats Basketball Teams Are in Playoff Games on Game Day Monday

The Wildcats Basketball Team opens the playoffs with a bi-district contest with the Jacksonville Indians at Hallsville Monday (February 22) at 7:30 p.m. The Indians are the number three seed in District 16-5A and the Wildcats are the runner up in District 15-5A. The Wildcats have a season record of 17-9. It’s been a while since the Wildcats last played. They won a warm up game at Anna, 64-56 back on February 13, nine days ago....

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Wildcats Basketball Team Captures Second Place In District With Win Over Texas High Friday
Feb06

Wildcats Basketball Team Captures Second Place In District With Win Over Texas High Friday

A Texas High team with nothing to play for but pride just almost upset the Wildcats Basketball Team Friday night, February 5, but the Wildcats made some plays down the stretch to record a 74-68 win in the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs High School. On Senior Night, senior point guard Lamodrick Johnson made two key plays late in the game on defense. On both occasions, Johnson stripped the ball from a Tiger player without fouling. Johnson...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Struggles On The Road At Unbeaten Mount Pleasant In 55-34 Loss
Feb03

Wildcats Basketball Team Struggles On The Road At Unbeaten Mount Pleasant In 55-34 Loss

The Wildcats Basketball Team never recovered from a very cold start in a 55-34 loss at first place Mount Pleasant Tuesday night, February 2 The Wildcats were only able to produce 2 points in the first quarter and 5 in the second quarter as they trailed 11-2 after one quarter and 23-7 at halftime. The Wildcats played much better in the third quarter but could only match Mount Pleasant, 17-17 and still trailed 40-24 after three...

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Sulphur Springs Basketball, Soccer and Softball on Game Day Tuesday
Feb02

Sulphur Springs Basketball, Soccer and Softball on Game Day Tuesday

On this game day Tuesday, there is district soccer and basketball and a Lady Cat softball scrimmage. The Wildcats Basketball Team travels to Mount Pleasant for a summit meeting with the Tigers. The Wildcats are 8-2 in district play and in second place after bumping off Longview on the road Friday, 62-44. The Tigers are 10-0 in district play and they are 21-0 for the season. The Tigers are currently ranked #10 in state in Class 5A...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Uses Strong First Half to Get Big District Win At Longview Friday
Jan30

Wildcats Basketball Team Uses Strong First Half to Get Big District Win At Longview Friday

In a district battle for second place Friday night, January 29, at Longview, the Wildcats Basketball Team blitzed the Lobos over the first two quarters and then coasted to victory, 62-44. The Wildcats opened strong and led 17-6 after one quarter. The second quarter was almost a perfect copy of the first as the Wildcats outscored Longview 18-6 to go up 23 points at halftime, 35-12. The Lobos could only trim 5 points off the lead over...

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Wildcats and Lady Cats Basketball and Soccer Versus Longview on Game Day Friday (January 29)
Jan29

Wildcats and Lady Cats Basketball and Soccer Versus Longview on Game Day Friday (January 29)

The Wildcats Basketball Team has an important district game at Longview. It’s a battle for second place in the district. The Wildcats have a 7-2 district record and Longview is a half step behind at 7-3. The Wildcats, who defeated Hallsville at home Tuesday, have a season record of 14-8. The Lobos won at Pine Tree Tuesday and they are 12-10 for the season. There will be a freshman game at 5 p.m., a JV contest at 6:15 p.m. with...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Gets District Victory At Home Over Hallsville, 60-46, Tuesday Night
Jan26

Wildcats Basketball Team Gets District Victory At Home Over Hallsville, 60-46, Tuesday Night

For most of the game Tuesday night, January 26, the Wildcats Basketball Team would jump out to a solid lead only to see Hallsville fight back and make it close. At one point in the third quarter, the pesky Bobcats trailed the Wildcats by only 3 points, 33-30. The Wildcats closed the quarter on a 7-0 run that made it 40-30. This time the Wildcats were able to extend the lead in the fourth quarter to take a 60-46 win. Eight different...

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Wildcats Basketball Team Picks Up a Road District Win at Pine Tree, 65-35 Friday
Jan23

Wildcats Basketball Team Picks Up a Road District Win at Pine Tree, 65-35 Friday

In the past, some Clark Cipoletta-coached Wildcats teams have had some close calls in Pine Tree. That was not the case Friday night, January 22, as the Wildcats Basketball Team surged past the Pirates, 65-35. The district win improved the Wildcats district record to 6-2. Their season record is now 13-8. Senior point guard Lamodrick Johnson again led the way for the Wildcats with 18 points. Junior Justin Haire poured in 16 points....

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