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Candidate Profiles: Como-Pickton CISD Board Of Trustees
Apr18

Candidate Profiles: Como-Pickton CISD Board Of Trustees

Early voting by personal appearance begins Monday morning, for the May 1 school and municipal elections. Voters within Como-Pickton Consolidated Independent School District will be asked to vote for up to three of the five candidates vying for a full term seat on the school board; seats are at large, so they will go to the three candidates receiving the most votes in this election. Also on the ballot is on unopposed candidate for a...

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SSHS Interior Design Team Win State, Qualify For National FCCLA Contest
Apr17

SSHS Interior Design Team Win State, Qualify For National FCCLA Contest

Three members of Christina Davis’ interior design class at Sulphur Springs High School won the state FCCLA championship. Sophomores Mykylie Meador, Kaylee Schumacher and Jillian Jumper advanced from regional competition to the state interior design contest, both contests conducted virtually due to COVID-19 this year. “They won first place in state. One of the judges gave them a perfect score. I’m really proud of the...

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4 Sulphur Springs ISD Campuses Named  Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase Schools
Apr16

4 Sulphur Springs ISD Campuses Named Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase Schools

Capturing Kids Hearts National Showcase Schools Lamar & Travis Primary Schools Recognized as 2nd-Year Winners, Bowie & Bush Primary Schools Make List For First Time  Four campuses in Sulphur Springs ISD are among only 110 schools in Texas and 325 across the country named Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase Schools, SSISD Assistant Superintendent Kristin Monk announced Friday. “Bowie and Bush Primaries are first year...

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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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Wildcat Offensive Lineman Somjai Pryor Signs to Play Football at Kansas Wesleyan University
Apr16

Wildcat Offensive Lineman Somjai Pryor Signs to Play Football at Kansas Wesleyan University

Wildcats senior Somjai Pryor, a member of Coach Greg Owens’s football team, signed a national letter of intent Thursday, Apr. 15 to play football at Kansas Wesleyan University. Pryor is the son of Ayana Pryor and Lewis Harrison. The left tackle of Coach Owens’s offensive line, Pryor said that he sent his film to the Kansas Wesleyan coaching staff, and shortly thereafter was given an offer to join the Coyotes on a football...

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Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Says His Team Will Not Do Formal Spring Football This Year
Apr16

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Says His Team Will Not Do Formal Spring Football This Year

For the past several seasons since 2016 but not including last year’s COVID-19 cancellation, the Wildcats Football Team has had formal spring football practice. That will not be the case this year. The decision means the Wildcats will be able to begin fall football practice on August 2, a full week ahead of the schools that do spring football. It also means the Wildcats can have two scrimmages instead of the one for spring...

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Wildcats Golfer Grant Mohesky Signs Letter of Intent with Arkansas-Monticello Boll Weevils
Apr15

Wildcats Golfer Grant Mohesky Signs Letter of Intent with Arkansas-Monticello Boll Weevils

Wildcats senior golfer Grant Mohesky, a three-year member of the Wildcats Varsity Golf Team, signed a letter of intent Thursday (April 15) to play golf at the next level at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Mohesky is the son of Mike and Neva Mohesky. Mohesky said he met the coach of the Boll Weevils late last year and had a chance to talk with him. He was invited for a visit, was given a campus tour, got a chance to meet the...

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Two Wildcats and Four Lady Cats Qualify for Regional Track Meet at Area Competition Wednesday
Apr15

Two Wildcats and Four Lady Cats Qualify for Regional Track Meet at Area Competition Wednesday

The Wildcats and Lady Cats Track Teams will be represented at the Regional Track Meet next weekend in Arlington. Two Wildcats and four Lady Cats made it into the top four at the Area Meet Wednesday (April 14) in Hallsville to qualify for Regional. For the Wildcats, Korderrian “Bull” Turner qualified in the long jump with a 4th place finish leaping 21′-1”. In the triple jump, Jermaine Cleveland qualified in 3rd place with a mark...

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7 Commerce Tigers Qualify for Regional Meet at Area Meet Held This Week
Apr15

7 Commerce Tigers Qualify for Regional Meet at Area Meet Held This Week

The Commerce Tigers men’s track and field team placed second at the 3A Region 2 Area track meet held on Wednesday, Apr. 14 in Rains, TX. The Tigers have 7 athletes advancing to the regional meet. Commerce placed second at the Area meet after accumulating 78 points as a team. In running events, Aidan Crowder qualified for the Regional track meet after snagging silver in the 200M dash. Ashton Seale got sixth in the event. Speaking...

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SSHS Art Students Earn Big Awards At Tyler Museum Of Art High School Exhibition
Apr15

SSHS Art Students Earn Big Awards At Tyler Museum Of Art High School Exhibition

Two of the six art students from Philip Dick’s advanced classes at Sulphur Springs High School who entered artwork in the 17th Annual High School Art Exhibition at the Tyler Museum of Art have earned some big awards 2021 exhibition, SSISD Fine Arts Coordinator Cindy Welch announced Thursday morning. “To have two winners from the same school and the same teacher is a new outcome for us,” stated Museum Director Chris Leahy. Senior...

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