The Edge Conditioning Program Hits Half Way Point
Jun27

The Edge Conditioning Program Hits Half Way Point

Sulphur Springs ISD’s The Edge conditioning program hit roughly the half way point after workouts Thursday morning (June 27). Three weeks are done with roughly three weeks to go. There will be no Edge on Tuesday, July 9 and Wednesday, July 10. Wildcats Football Coach and Athletic Director Greg Owens says these are UIL mandated dead days and no athletes are allowed at athletic facilities. That leaves ten days of The Edge left....

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Javier Aguayo, New Lady Cats Varsity Head Soccer Coach
Jun26

Javier Aguayo, New Lady Cats Varsity Head Soccer Coach

After Joel Bailey decided to give up coaching Lady Cats’ soccer, Athletic Director Greg Owens selected Wildcats Assistant Soccer Coach Javier Aguayo to be the new Lady Cats Head Varsity Soccer Coach. Coach Aguayo says it will be a privilege and an honor to coach the Lady Cats and he thanks Coach Owens for the opportunity. He realizes that longtime coach Bailey is leaving behind some big shoes to fill. Coach Aguayo was part of...

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Former Lady Cat Kamryn Wimberly Will Be Continuing Her Soccer Career At Erskine College
Jun26

Former Lady Cat Kamryn Wimberly Will Be Continuing Her Soccer Career At Erskine College

After playing soccer for two years at Paris Junior College and graduating this spring, former Lady Cat Kamryn Wimberly will continue her soccer career at Division II Erskine College in Due West, South Carolina. Wimberly says PJC showed a lot of improvement last year over her first year there. The 2017 Sulphur Springs High School grad says Erskine College has a good soccer program. While at PJC, Wimberly says she visited Erskine and...

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Coach Bailey Is Pleased With Turnout On First Day Of SSHS Boys and Girls Soccer Camp
Jun25

Coach Bailey Is Pleased With Turnout On First Day Of SSHS Boys and Girls Soccer Camp

Sixty boys and girls showed up for the first evening of the four-day Sulphur Springs High School Soccer Camp Monday,June 24, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the Multipurpose Building. The weather was good for June in Texas. Joel Bailey, who has retired from coaching soccer, is coordinating the camp. He said he was pleased with the turnout. He said his goal for the camp is for the youngsters to have fun. He says he saw a lot of smiling ad...

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Wildcats and Lady Cats Cross Country Runners Are Getting In Work This Summer
Jun25

Wildcats and Lady Cats Cross Country Runners Are Getting In Work This Summer

Perhaps you have seen a large number runners jogging as a group early in the morning this summer. Wildcats and Lady Cats Cross Country Coach Ross Hicks is encouraging his athletes to train this summer and he says participation is increasing. Some middle school athletes are joining the Wildcats and Lady Cats. Coach Hicks says between 35 and 50 runners are showing up. The runners gather at 7:15 a.m. at Prim Stadium. They run in Buford...

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Wildcats 7 on 7 Football Season Ends With One Point Loss at State Qualifier Tourney in Rowlett Friday
Jun24

Wildcats 7 on 7 Football Season Ends With One Point Loss at State Qualifier Tourney in Rowlett Friday

The Wildcats’ varsity 7 on 7 football team had their season end last Friday (June 21) with a one point loss. At their final state qualifier in Rowlett last Friday, basically the Wildcats needed pool wins over Lindale and Midland Lee to give themselves a chance of advance to state. Things looked iffy early against Lindale. The Eagles led the Wildcats 20-7 at the half. The Wildcats caught on fire in the second half, did not allow...

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Annual SSISD Boys and Girls Soccer Camp Coming Next Week
Jun21

Annual SSISD Boys and Girls Soccer Camp Coming Next Week

The Sulphur Springs ISD soccer camp for boys and girls is on the schedule next week. It’s coming up Monday through Thursday (June 24-27) from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. each day in the Multipurpose Building at Sulphur Springs High School. The camp is designed for boys and girls who will be entering kindergarten through the ninth grade. Cost is $55 per camper but former Lady Cat Soccer Coach Joel Bailey says parents with several kids at...

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Wildcats 7 on 7 Varsity Football Team Has Last Chance To Qualify For State Tourney Friday
Jun20

Wildcats 7 on 7 Varsity Football Team Has Last Chance To Qualify For State Tourney Friday

The Wildcats’ varsity 7 on 7 football team has one last chance to qualify for the state tournament at a Rowlett tournament Friday, June 21. The Rowlett state qualifier tournament is a big one featuring 32 teams. The field has been split into two groups of 16. The finalist from each of the groups will qualify for state. Wildcats Quarterbacks Coach Mike Meador says the Wildcats have a favorable draw in their pool. The Wildcats...

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Local Businesses Be Aware of Who You Purchase Poster Ads From
Jun19

Local Businesses Be Aware of Who You Purchase Poster Ads From

Here’s a story that seems to come up every year at about this time. Wildcats Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Greg Owens is seeking the news media’s help. He wants us to inform businesses that want to support school athletic programs to make sure that when they are contacted by someone putting together a poster to make sure they are school personnel and not some outsider. Someone is currently making the rounds of...

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Bailey Dorner Is New Lady Cats Head Volleyball Coach
Jun19

Bailey Dorner Is New Lady Cats Head Volleyball Coach

Lady Cats Assistant Softball Coach Bailey Dorner is the new Lady Cats Volleyball Coach. Coach Dorner replaces Justin Maness, who has retired from coaching but will continue to teach at the high school. Coach Dorner says she is excited about her new challenge and she adds she is ready to get rolling. Coach Dorner is currently teaching skills to Lady Cats’ volleyball players, as allowed by a new UIL rule. Coach Dorner says her...

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