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Jason Hudson Recognized For 20 Years Of Leadership TO Cumby ISD
May10

Jason Hudson Recognized For 20 Years Of Leadership TO Cumby ISD

Cumby ISD administrators recently recognized the Cumby ISD Board of Trustees President Jason Hudson for 20 years of “outstanding leadership, devotion, and commitment to the Cumby ISD Board of Trustees.” Cumby ISD Board of Trustees President Jason Hudson’s family was on hand to see him recognized for 20 years of service on the school board. Slaughter and school administrators arranged for Cumby ISD Board of Trustees...

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Lady Cat Mariam Tran Fires First Round 2-Over Par 74 on Day 1 at State Golf Tourney Monday
May10

Lady Cat Mariam Tran Fires First Round 2-Over Par 74 on Day 1 at State Golf Tourney Monday

Lady Cat senior golfer Mariam Tran played a solid round of golf on the first day of the two-day State Class 5A Golf Tournament Monday (May 10) at White Wing Golf Club in Georgetown. At last report, with a majority of girls still playing, Tran’s 2-over par 74 was good enough for a 16th place tie. Tran is 6 strokes behind the leader at last report. Tran, who teed off at 8 a.m. Monday, is paired with the early leader in the...

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Night Classes Certified at PJC-Sulphur Springs
May10

Night Classes Certified at PJC-Sulphur Springs

The night welding class students at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Welding Shop completed and passed their certification projects, according to nigh instructor Johnny Glasco, left. Students, from left, include Najera Eliud, David Palacios, Eleazar Brena, Landry Darling, Bobby Land, and Trayton Powell. For information about enrollment and scholarship opportunities at the PJC Center, call 903-885-1232. To apply to PJC, go...

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SSISD Board To Consider Renaming Lamar Primary After Rowena Johnson At May 10 Meeting
May10

SSISD Board To Consider Renaming Lamar Primary After Rowena Johnson At May 10 Meeting

Sulphur Springs ISD Board of Trustees will be asked this evening to consider renaming Lamar Primary in honor of longtime educator Rowena Johnson, who retired after the 2019-2020 school year and passed away last summer. At the April meeting, the board approved a new policy which determines the criteria by which a new campus or facility may be name as well as renaming of an existing facility. “It’s no secret at this point that we...

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Lady Cats Softball Regional Quarterfinal Playoff Dates Announced
May10

Lady Cats Softball Regional Quarterfinal Playoff Dates Announced

Lady Cats softball coach David Carrillo announced Sunday, May 9 that the Lady Cats dates and locations for their Regional Quarterfinal round of playoffs have been released, weather permitting. Sulphur Springs will be taking on Huntsville in Whitehouse, with Game 1 scheduled to take place on Wednesday, May 12 at 6 P.M. Game 2 is scheduled to tee off on Friday, May 14 at 6:30 P.M. in Rusk, TX. Game 3, if necessary, will take place on...

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Cumby ISD Trustees Canvass May 1 Bond Election Returns, Hire Architectural Firm
May08

Cumby ISD Trustees Canvass May 1 Bond Election Returns, Hire Architectural Firm

May 1 and May 6, 2021, were historic days for Cumby ISD. The voters approved two bond propositions for a new high school and ag shop, and facilities improvements at the other campuses, and a new track last Saturday. Cumby ISD Board of Trustees followed that up on Thursday night with the canvassing of the vote from the May 1 bond election and approval of a contract for the design and other documents related to the school bond projects....

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North Hopkins Baseball Season Ends With Bi-District Doubleheader Loss Friday
May08

North Hopkins Baseball Season Ends With Bi-District Doubleheader Loss Friday

The North Hopkins Baseball Team ran into a buzz saw in Bi-District dropping a pair of games to Rivercrest Friday (May 7) at Chisum. Rivercrest won in dominating fashion, 20-0 and 13-3.  In game 1, the Panthers got only 1 hit and made 4 errors. Rivercrest scored in all 3 innings of the game including an 11 run second inning. Rivercrest had 15 hits. Tate Myers got the pitching loss for the Panthers. Aaron Nguyen had the North Hopkins...

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In Lieu of Spring Football, Wildcats Defensive Coordinator Alex Guerra Makes Use of School Athletic Periods
May08

In Lieu of Spring Football, Wildcats Defensive Coordinator Alex Guerra Makes Use of School Athletic Periods

Wildcats Football Defensive Coordinator Alex Guerra has his hands full as he works to put together the Wildcats’ defensive unit for next year. With no spring practice, Coach Guerra is depending on the one-hour school athletic periods Monday through Friday. He says he does not have a whole lot of returning players so he is busy teaching basics, such as base alignments, blitz packages and base coverages. Coach Guerra says he is...

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Lady Cat Claire Bybee Claims Third Place at State Meet in Pole Vault Friday
May08

Lady Cat Claire Bybee Claims Third Place at State Meet in Pole Vault Friday

Lady Cat junior pole vaulter Claire Bybee wrapped up a strong season of competition with a 3rd place finish at the State Class 5A Track Meet at Mike A. Myers Stadium at the University of Texas at Austin Friday afternoon (May 7). Bybee cleared 12 feet and 6 inches. She is the SSHS record holder in the pole vault. Her best mark this season was an incredible 12 feet 9 inches that was good for 1st place at the Regional Track Meet on April...

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Lady Cats Softball Wins Nail-Biter Versus Crandall to Move On to Regional Quarterfinal
May08

Lady Cats Softball Wins Nail-Biter Versus Crandall to Move On to Regional Quarterfinal

The Lady Cats and Lady Pirates softball teams traded runs late but Sulphur Springs held on to beat Crandall 4-3 on Friday, May 7.  Sulphur Springs jumped out to an early lead thanks to lead off batter Nylah Lindley doubling. Caddell gave the Lady Cats a 1-0 lead when she got 1B Lindley home on an RBI single. Coach David Carrillo and his squad were not done there, though, as they piled on three more runs in the top of the fourth thanks...

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