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SSHS Losing Two Assistant Coaches, School Board Hires One Assistant
Jun25

SSHS Losing Two Assistant Coaches, School Board Hires One Assistant

The Sulphur Springs School Board, at a special meeting Monday evening (June 22), accepted the resignations of two SSHS assistant coaches and hired a new assistant. Assistant Lady Cats Soccer Coach Kristov Martinez and Assistant Lady Cats Basketball Coach Katelyn Webster have resigned. Both are math teachers. Wildcats Athletic Director Greg Owens is working to find their replacements. The board Monday also approved Jacob Sexton as a...

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Sulphur Springs Girls Soccer Edge Program Is Underway
Jun24

Sulphur Springs Girls Soccer Edge Program Is Underway

The Edge conditioning program plus skill work for Sulphur Springs girls soccer players began Wednesday morning. The girls, from entering 7th graders to entering 12th graders, worked out from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m on the warm artificial turf at Gerald Prim Stadium. The Monday through Friday sessions are scheduled through the end of July with a few UIL mandated off days next month. Lady Cats Soccer Coach Javier Aguayo, in his second...

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The Edge for Boys Soccer Opens at The Prim
Jun23

The Edge for Boys Soccer Opens at The Prim

Wildcats Soccer Coach Alexi Upton welcomed about 40 players to the first session of Wildcats Soccer Edge for Boys early Tuesday morning (June 23) at Gerald Prim Stadium. A planned session for girls was canceled Tuesday morning. Coach Upton said the boys were able to get some touches on the soccer ball while also doing skill work, and conditioning. He said he was just trying to get the guys back and moving. He noted they have been on...

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Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Says He’s Taking a Safety First Approach For Players During The Edge
Jun19

Wildcats Football Coach Greg Owens Says He’s Taking a Safety First Approach For Players During The Edge

Wildcats Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Greg Owens gave a health update Friday (June 19) after the first two weeks of The Edge conditioning program. He says he knows of no positive tests for the coronavirus for participants of The Edge. Coach Owens says he and SSHS Head Athletic Trainer Tammy Carrell are working with Assistant Superintendent Josh Williams, who is overseeing the safety effort. Coach Owens is telling students...

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Wildcats AD Greg Owens Gives Edge Update After First Two Weeks
Jun19

Wildcats AD Greg Owens Gives Edge Update After First Two Weeks

Wildcats Football Coach and Athletic Director Greg Owens says the first two weeks of The Edge conditioning program for football (as of June 19) feels like the first couple of weeks of two a day workouts. He says the newness has worn off, players are getting a little sore, routine sets in and some forget that they didn’t get to do anything for three months before they got to return. Despite all of that, Coach Owens is pleased...

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Wildcats and Lady Cats Soccer Begins The Edge June 23
Jun19

Wildcats and Lady Cats Soccer Begins The Edge June 23

Wildcats Soccer Coach Alexi Upton announced Friday (June 19) that soccer will begin The Edge conditioning program for Wildcats and Lady Cats on Tuesday, June 23 at Gerald Prim Stadium. Students from entering 7th graders to entering 12th graders are welcome. The Wildcats will be at The Prim Tuesday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. until 9 a.m. The Lady Cats sessions, under Head Coach Javier Aguayo, will take place Tuesdays through...

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Lady Cats Basketball Coach Brittney Tisdell Has The Edge for High School and Middle Schoolers at SSMS Gym
Jun18

Lady Cats Basketball Coach Brittney Tisdell Has The Edge for High School and Middle Schoolers at SSMS Gym

Lady Cats Basketball Coach Brittney Tisdell, in her third year here, is conducting The Edge conditioning program and sports skills Mondays through Thursdays in the morning at the auxiliary gym at Sulphur Springs Middle School. The Edge got underway June 8. So far numbers have been light for high school players but 20 or more players are showing up for middle school sessions. Coach Tisdell says due to distancing and other restrictions...

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Wildcats Tennis Coach Offering The Edge
Jun17

Wildcats Tennis Coach Offering The Edge

Sulphur Springs High School Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez is offering The Edge conditioning program Mondays through Thursdays at the Wildcat Tennis Center. Sessions are offered evenings from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. and Wednesday morning from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Kids entering the 7th through the 12th grade are welcome. Coach Martinez says he is glad to see his players back on the tennis courts. He says many of them have not...

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New Cumby Head Football Coach Is A Sulphur Springs Native
Jun16

New Cumby Head Football Coach Is A Sulphur Springs Native

The Cumby ISD school board hired a Sulphur Springs native and graduate of Texas A&M-Commerce as the new Cumby Head Football Coach and Athletic Director. Cumby ISD Trojan athletics Charles Boles, whose wife is also a Sulphur Springs native, has been in coaching for 25 years. For the past two seasons, Coach Boles was at Miles, like Cumby a Class 2A, Division II school. Under Coach Boles in 2018, Miles won its’ first share of a...

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Eight Wildcats Soccer Players Sign Letters Thursday Evening to Play College Soccer
Jun12

Eight Wildcats Soccer Players Sign Letters Thursday Evening to Play College Soccer

At a signing event Thursday evening (June 11) at the Multipurpose Building at SSHS, eight Wildcats’ soccer players announced plans to play college soccer. Hosting the event was Wildcats Head Soccer Coach Alexi Upton. Four of the eight are headed for nearby Paris Junior College: keeper Eleazar Brena, defender Chris Dockweiler, left back Osiel Lopez and his brother winger Israel Lopez. Two other Wildcats heading to PJC, forward...

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