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SSHS Honors Students At Honor Society, Technical Honor Society Induction Ceremonies
Apr15

SSHS Honors Students At Honor Society, Technical Honor Society Induction Ceremonies

Sulphur Springs High School honored two groups of exemplary students during first the National Technical Honor Society induction then the National Honor Society induction. Typically, the National Honor Society induction is held in the fall and the National Technical Honor Society induction ceremony is conducted in the spring. However, this school year, as was the case with many events and activities, the NHS induction ceremony could...

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Commerce Tigers Baseball Gets 13-5 Come-From-Behind Win Over Edgewood
Apr14

Commerce Tigers Baseball Gets 13-5 Come-From-Behind Win Over Edgewood

The Commerce Tigers Baseball team overcame a 4-run deficit to beat district foe Edgewood 13-5 on Tuesday, Apr. 13. Edgewood came out of the gate swinging for the fences, as 4 quick runs by the Bulldogs quickly put the Tigers in a 4-0 hole after only a half-inning of baseball. Commerce would not go gently in to that good night though, as they began chipping away at Edgewood’s lead, putting a run on the board in the bottom of the...

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Wildcats and Lady Cats Track Qualifiers Are At An Area Meet Wednesday
Apr14

Wildcats and Lady Cats Track Qualifiers Are At An Area Meet Wednesday

Six Wildcats and eight Lady Cats track athletes compete Wednesday (April 14) at an Area Track Meet at Hallsville. Top finishers at Area can qualify for the Regional Track Meet April 23-24 in Arlington. The Area Meet features top four finishers in district meets in District 15-5A and District 16-5A. For the Wildcats, Devon Franklin will compete in high jump. Korderrian “Bull” Turner is in long jump and triple jump. Raydon McCormick is...

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North Hopkins Baseball Team Comes Out on the Short End of 16-14 Slug Fest at Home Against Alba-Golden Tuesday
Apr14

North Hopkins Baseball Team Comes Out on the Short End of 16-14 Slug Fest at Home Against Alba-Golden Tuesday

The North Hopkins Baseball Team lost a wild one at home Tuesday coming up just short in a 16-14 loss at home to Alba-Golden. The Panthers built an 8-0 lead after 3 innings. Alba-Golden answered with an 8 run top of the fourth to tie the game. North Hopkins took back the lead with 2 runs in the fourth to go up 10-8. Alba-Golden had a 6 run fifth to take the lead for good, 14-10. Alba-Golden added 2 more runs in the sixth for a 16-10...

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Wildcats Baseball Team Loses Lead in Seventh Inning in 6-5 Loss to Texas High at Home Tuesday
Apr14

Wildcats Baseball Team Loses Lead in Seventh Inning in 6-5 Loss to Texas High at Home Tuesday

The Wildcats Baseball Team rallied for 5 runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to take a 5-3 lead only to see Texas High score 3 in the top of the seventh in a 6-5 loss to the Tigers in a district game at Wildcat Park Tuesday night. Texas High build a lead early scoring the games first run on a balk in the top of the fourth inning. The Tigers added 2 more runs in the top of the sixth to go up 3-0. The Wildcats surged into the lead...

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Saltillo Lady Lions Offense Explodes Against Fruitvale
Apr14

Saltillo Lady Lions Offense Explodes Against Fruitvale

The Saltillo Lady Lions got back in to the win column, Tuesday, Apr. 13 after crushing Fruitvale by a score of 22-0. Fruitvale was no match for Saltillo this evening, as the Lady Cats could not get any offense going versus the Lady Lions. Fruitvale did not score a single run in 3.5 innings. The Lady Lions, however, did not have that issue Tuesday, Apr. 13 as they burst open the gates of the game by putting eight runs on the board in...

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Chamber Connection – April 14, 2021
Apr14

Chamber Connection – April 14, 2021

By Butch Burney That clogging sound you hear is me trying to fill the big shoes left by Lezley Brown at the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce. Lezley’s last day in her current position is Friday, April 16. In her five years as President/CEO of the Chamber, Lezley has done an incredible job of positioning it for future success. During her tenure, Lezley has guided the Chamber into the updated office at 110 Main St., celebrated an...

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CASA, Commissioners Court Encourage Community To Help Spread Awareness, Take Action To Help Prevent Child Abuse
Apr13

CASA, Commissioners Court Encourage Community To Help Spread Awareness, Take Action To Help Prevent Child Abuse

Lake Country CASA and Hopkins County Commissioners Court joined forces this week to encourage the community to help them with a very important cause, spreading awareness and acting to prevent child abuse. Several area schools also are standing together with officials in the efforts to protect kids from abuse and neglect, hosting dress up days, posting blue pinwheels of prevention, and making posters to spread awareness about child...

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Lady Cats Softball Wins Tenth Straight, Beating Texas High 8-1
Apr13

Lady Cats Softball Wins Tenth Straight, Beating Texas High 8-1

The Lady Cats offense scored early and often, beating district foe Texas High 8-1 at Lady Cat Park on Tuesday, Apr. 13. “I thought [today’s victory] was very business-like,” Coach David Carrillo said about Tuesday’s win over the Lady Tigers. Sulphur Springs was able to strike first, scoring the first run of the game in the bottom of the first thanks to 3B Addison Caddell singling to get Nylah Lindley home. The...

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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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