Tira News For Sept. 11, 2019
Sep18

Tira News For Sept. 11, 2019

By Jan Vaughn The Tira City Council met on Thursday, September 12th at the Tira Community Center for their quarterly meeting. The group voted to cancel the council election for November 5, 2019, since Mayor Allen Joslin and council members, Joyce Dodd and Janie Lewis were unopposed. Janie Lewis gave an update on the recent repairs at the center. Joyce Dodd shared that the Tira Food Pantry is running low. The quarterly financial report...

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Wildcats Team Tennis Results Against T-High
Sep18

Wildcats Team Tennis Results Against T-High

Texas High Wins Team Tennis Match Over Wildcats But Mixed Doubles Gets a Win Progress comes in baby steps as Wildcats Team Tennis chips away at the Texas High dynasty in district play. The score Tuesday (September 17) in Texarkana was Texas High 18, Wildcats 1. The Wildcats mixed doubles team of Jonah Kirkpatrick and Jeauxleigh Cantu got the win. The Tigers have only surrendered four points to the Wildcats over the past thirteen...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Loses Close Match
Sep17

Lady Cats Volleyball Loses Close Match

Lady Cats Volleyball Drops Match at Home, 3-0 to Wylie East Tuesday The Lady Cats Volleyball Team was competitive in three matches at home against Wylie East but couldn’t get a win in a 3-0 loss Tuesday (September 17) in the main gym at Sulphur Springs High School. The score was 20-25, 21-25 and 21-25. In set one, the Lady Cats quickly fell behind 5-1 and never took the lead. The Lady Cats got to within one point twice during...

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Wildcats Defensive Coordinator Proud of Defensive Effort Against Wing-T Now Has Players Thinking About Royse City Offense
Sep17

Wildcats Defensive Coordinator Proud of Defensive Effort Against Wing-T Now Has Players Thinking About Royse City Offense

Wildcats Defensive Coordinator Alex Guerra said the Wildcats’ defense enjoyed their bottling up the Terrell Wing-T offense Friday night. But he said after they savored some moments, he told them to forget it and begin to concentrate on the Royse City Bulldogs’ offense coming to Gerald Prim Stadium Friday night on Homecoming. Coach Guerra said he was pleased with last Friday’s play by his defense and he added they...

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Wildcats Offensive Coordinator Laments Mistakes as He Prepares For Good Royse City Defense This Week
Sep17

Wildcats Offensive Coordinator Laments Mistakes as He Prepares For Good Royse City Defense This Week

Wildcats Offensive Coordinator Matt Young called Friday night’s 15-13 district loss to Terrell kinda heartbreaking and a tough one. He said the Wildcats’ offense played hard but did not make plays. Coach Young said the Wildcats offense had 11 penalties against 10 players. He said the focus in practice this week is attention to details. He said little mistakes can change an outcome on Friday night. Coach Young said the...

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Lady Cats Home Volleyball and on the Road Wildcats Team Tennis on This Tuesday Game Day
Sep17

Lady Cats Home Volleyball and on the Road Wildcats Team Tennis on This Tuesday Game Day

The Lady Cats Volleyball Team will face quite a challenge as they play host to Wylie East on this Tuesday (September 17) game day. There will be JV and freshman contests beginning at 4:30 p.m. The Lady Cats varsity will take on the Lady Raiders at 5:30 p.m. in the main gym at Sulphur Springs High School. In recent history, tonight will mark the fourth time the two teams have meet starting with their bi-district contest at Royse City...

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Fall Festival Creative Arts Contest By Johanna Hicks
Sep17

Fall Festival Creative Arts Contest By Johanna Hicks

Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Consumer Sciences, 1200-B West Houston St., P.O.Box 518, Sulphur springs, TX 75483; 903-885-3443 – phone 903-439-4909 – Fax, [email protected] Interest is building for the Creative Arts Contest! Last month, I gave information about the Arts and Crafts Show, in which vendors sell their hand-crafted items. This week, I’m focusing on the Creative Arts Contest, which is...

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Coach Owens Examines Close Loss to Terrell in District Opener On Saturday Morning Coach’s Show
Sep16

Coach Owens Examines Close Loss to Terrell in District Opener On Saturday Morning Coach’s Show

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Dissected Friday (September 13) night’s district opening loss at Terrell, 15-13 on KSST Radio and Cable Channel 18’s Saturday Morning Coach’s Show. One thing was obvious Friday. The Wildcats were able to bottle up the Tigers’ Wing-T Offense. Coach Owens said the defense played a phenomenal game. He said the defensive line dominated things and were led by end D’Andre...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Team is Able to Work Around Injuries to Get 3-0 Win over PG Friday
Sep16

Lady Cats Volleyball Team is Able to Work Around Injuries to Get 3-0 Win over PG Friday

The Lady Cats Volleyball Team went on the road Friday (September 13) and came back home with a solid win. The Lady Cats defeated Pleasant Grove, 3-0 by the score of 25-21, 25-22 and 25-21. Lady Cats Volleyball Coach Bailey Dorner said several Lady Cats were out with injuries so she had to move some of her players around. She noted that Sadie Washburn had 11 kills and she said Aliyah Abran had 3 blocks. Coach Dorner said Abron did well...

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Lady Cats 14th, Wildcats 15th at Regional Cross Country Course Preview Last Saturday in Dallas
Sep16

Lady Cats 14th, Wildcats 15th at Regional Cross Country Course Preview Last Saturday in Dallas

The Wildcats and Lady Cats Cross Country Teams met up with some solid competition from the Metroplex at a Regional Course Preview last Saturday (September 14) at the Jesse Owens Sports Complex in Dallas. The Lady Cats were 14th out of 23 teams and the Wildcats were 15th. Sulphur Springs Cross Country Coach Ross Hicks said his teams were a mixed bag Saturday. About half of the runners were great and the other half did not have their...

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