Wildcats Soccer Coach Alexi Upton Discusses Team's First Scrimmage This Saturday on Coaches Show
Dec10

Wildcats Soccer Coach Alexi Upton Discusses Team's First Scrimmage This Saturday on Coaches Show

Wildcats Soccer Coach Alexi Upton, in his second year here, says he is excited and ready to get things rolling. This Saturday (December 14) the Wildcats have their first scrimmage of the season at The Prim against Mount Pleasant Chapel Hill, Sabine and Mineola. Coach Upton was on KSST and Cable Channel 18’s Saturday Morning Coaches Show last Saturday. The Wildcats scrimmage Chapel Hill at 9 a.m., Sabine at 11 a.m. and Mineola at...

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Wildcats and Lady Cats Basketball Teams Have Non-District Games on Tuesday
Dec10

Wildcats and Lady Cats Basketball Teams Have Non-District Games on Tuesday

The Wildcats and Lady Cats Basketball Teams have non-district games on this Tuesday (December 10) game day. The Lady Cats are at home playing New Boston in the Main Gym at Sulphur Springs High School. There will be a JV game at 5 p.m. with the varsity game coming up at around 6:15 p.m. The Lady Cats are hoping to break a three game losing streak. They dropped their last three games in a Glen Rose tournament this past weekend. The Lady...

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Fifteen Wildcats Make All-District Football Team
Dec10

Fifteen Wildcats Make All-District Football Team

Fifteen Wildcats’ football players made the District 8-5A All-District Football Team selected by the district’s coaches recently. Three Wildcats made First Team All-District: outside linebacker Kylan Wade, safety Chase Haney and punter Noe Ponce. Four more Wildcats made Second Team All-District: running back Caden Davis, offensive lineman Giovanni Pizano, defensive end Cameron Kaufert and inside linebacker Ryan Carrillo....

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Commissioners Approve Agreements With 5 VFDs, FEMA Hazardous Mitigation Grant Project Documents, Resolution Supporting 2nd Amendment Rights
Dec10

Commissioners Approve Agreements With 5 VFDs, FEMA Hazardous Mitigation Grant Project Documents, Resolution Supporting 2nd Amendment Rights

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Fire protection agreements for five of the county’s volunteer fire departments, resolutions and agreements regarding FEMA Hazardous Mitigation Projects, a resolution in support of the Second Amendment and Article 1 Section 23 of Texas Constitution, and a budget amendment for Precinct 2 receive approval of Hopkins County Commissioners Court at their regular meeting Monday. Fire Protection...

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9 Personnel Decisions, 1 Appointment Made By Sulphur Springs ISD Board
Dec10

9 Personnel Decisions, 1 Appointment Made By Sulphur Springs ISD Board

On Monday, Sulphur Springs Independent School Board of Trustees gave approval for nine personnel decisions and appointed a school representative to the appraisal board. Mike Horne, who has been representing the school district on Hopkins County Appraisal District Board of Directors, was contacted and agreed to serve another term, school officials told trustees. SSISD trustees at their regular December meeting, held at 11:30 a.m. Dec....

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SSMS One Act Play Cast Wins 2nd Place Honors
Dec09

SSMS One Act Play Cast Wins 2nd Place Honors

SSMS One Act Play cast and crew (SSISD photo) Sulphur Springs Middle School One Act Play cast and crew, under the direction of Desi Pharis, won second place at a recent contest “with a great show,” Sulphur Springs ISD Assistant Superintendent Josh Williams reported Monday.Aiden Woodard received Best Actor for the contest. Autumn Allen received -Outstanding Crew honors. Talley Brown received Honorable Mention All-star Cast...

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SSHS' Mindy Meador Among 3 Finalists For TCEA Librarian/Media Specialist Of The Year Honors
Dec09

SSHS' Mindy Meador Among 3 Finalists For TCEA Librarian/Media Specialist Of The Year Honors

Sulphur Springs High School’s Mindy Meador is one of 3 finalists for the TCEA Librarian/Media Specialist of the Year Award Sulphur Springs High School Library/Media Specialist Mindy Meador was recently selected as one of three finalists for the TCEA (Texas Computer Education Association) Librarian/Media Specialist of the Year award for the 2019-2020 school year. This award honors a librarian or media specialist who improves...

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Miller Grove, Saltillo Cross Country Winners Honored For Athletic Prowess
Dec09

Miller Grove, Saltillo Cross Country Winners Honored For Athletic Prowess

Hopkins Count Commissioners Court Monday morning, Dec. 9, recognized two Miller Grove students, two Miller Grove team and one Saltillo cross country teams for being ranked the top cross country runners in the state, following their performances at the UIL State Cross Country Meet held Oct. 9 at Old Settlers’ Park in Round Rock. Gary Billingsley with Jorja Bessonett, state 1A girls 2-mile champion The court first recognized...

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12 SSHS Choir Students Compete At Pre-Area Contest, 4 Advance To Area
Dec09

12 SSHS Choir Students Compete At Pre-Area Contest, 4 Advance To Area

Twelve members of the Sulphur Springs High School Choir competed in Pre-Area auditions on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Of the 12 SSHS students in attendance, four students advanced to the next level of the TMEA All State program. Senior Alex Walker, junior Freddy Botello, sophomore Aidyn Rogers and freshman Danielle Verlander will compete at Area auditions on Jan. 11 at Texas A&M University-Commerce. “Their competition will include...

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Lady Cats Basketball Team Goes 1-3 in Tough Glen Rose Tournament
Dec09

Lady Cats Basketball Team Goes 1-3 in Tough Glen Rose Tournament

Lady Cats Basketball Coach Brittney Tisdell said she knew the Glen Rose Lady Tiger 2019 Lions Club Tournament this past weekend (December 5-7) would be a hard one. The field include Class 3A #9 ranked Wall, host Glen Rose and Levelland. Plus the young Lady Cats stayed overnight. Coach Tisdell said things started out well for the Lady Cats as they won their tournament opener over Burkburnett, 33-29. Then the Lady Cats ran into Wall,...

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