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Wildcats Tennis Coach Discusses Busy Two Weeks Leading In To Start of School
Aug23

Wildcats Tennis Coach Discusses Busy Two Weeks Leading In To Start of School

Like Lady Cats volleyball, team tennis has remained busy through the month of August. Believe it or not, Sulphur Springs, with last Saturday’s contest versus Kaufman, team tennis has passed the halfway point on their fall season. Coach Tony Martinez, head coach for tennis in Sulphur Springs, spoke on his team’s month as their fall season keeps chugging along. Prior to the start of school, team tennis were scheduled to play...

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Wildcats Tennis Coach Talks Last Week’s 11-8 Heartbreaker in Hallsville Ahead of Monday’s Senior Night Date With Marshall
Oct03

Wildcats Tennis Coach Talks Last Week’s 11-8 Heartbreaker in Hallsville Ahead of Monday’s Senior Night Date With Marshall

Wildcats team tennis Coach Tony Martinez called Tuesday’s 11-8 loss in Hallsville versus the Bobcats a heartbreaker. He said that in two or three of those 11 loss matches that Wildcats players lead, only to fall short to the Bobcats. Sulphur Springs hoped to come into Hallsville on Tuesday to beat the Bobcats, and if they had done so they would have taken the Bobcats’ spot as the third seed from the district. Instead,...

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Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Says Too Many Mistakes Hurt In Bi-District Match Loss
Oct28

Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Says Too Many Mistakes Hurt In Bi-District Match Loss

Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Tony Martinez says his team basically beat themselves with mistakes in a 19-0 loss to Whitehouse in a bi-district match at LeTourneau University in Longview Tuesday. He says his players needed to be more aggressive at the net and needed to angle there returns instead of hitting them right back at an opponent. He says the Wildcats served well. Coach Martinez says he tried several strategic moves in an attempt...

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Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Finds Silver Lining in Loss at Texas High
Sep17

Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Finds Silver Lining in Loss at Texas High

The Wildcats Team Tennis squad absorbed a 19-0 loss to district juggernaut Texas High in Texarkana Tuesday afternoon. Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez found some things to like in his players. He said all of his players came off the court saying that they played better than usual. He said no one’s head was down and there was no complaining. Coach Martinez said a common theme was that players said they got to deuce in a lot of...

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Veteran Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Has Kept Players Fresh by Delaying Intrasquad Competition
Aug27

Veteran Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Has Kept Players Fresh by Delaying Intrasquad Competition

The Wildcats Team Tennis squad first got together when The Edge conditioning, strength and skills sessions began back on June 8. You might think the team would be tired of playing each other over all these weeks, but they aren’t and Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez explains why. The veteran coach says when The Edge began he did not have the players competing against each other. Instead he kept them busy with drills. Just a...

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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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Wildcats Team Tennis 15-4 District Win at Greenville was a Team Effort According to Coach Martinez
Sep11

Wildcats Team Tennis 15-4 District Win at Greenville was a Team Effort According to Coach Martinez

Wildcats Team Tennis had a team full of success stories in a 15-4 district win at Greenville Tuesday. The Wildcats won 5 of 7 doubles matches, 5 of 6 boys singles matches and 5 of 6 girls singles matches. Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez called it a team effort. Due to the state of the district, the win puts the Wildcats into position for a third place finish and a playoff spot. Royse City does not have a team and Mount...

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Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Pleased With His Team’s Competitive Effort in 12-7 Loss to Lindale
Sep04

Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Pleased With His Team’s Competitive Effort in 12-7 Loss to Lindale

Wildcats Team Tennis Coach Tony Martinez was pleased that his Wildcats had a competitive match against a strong Lindale team at the Wildcat Tennis Center Tuesday (September 3). The Eagles won 12-7. Coach Martinez was happy with the players who picked up wins but he was also pleased with several Wildcats who lost but had highly competitive matches. The match featured the Eagles’ strong girls lineup against the Wildcats...

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Coach Martinez Very Happy With Tourney Win
Mar14

Coach Martinez Very Happy With Tourney Win

Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez Very Happy With Pleasant Grove Tournament Win Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez’ current tennis team continues to show positive signs for the future. The Wildcats took first place at a Pleasant Grove tournament last Thursday (March 7). Coach Martinez said he was very happy with the results. He said the first place finish means a lot to the team and to his program. It was a first place...

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Team Tennis Coach Said Team Played with Great Effort in Bi-District Loss
Oct17

Team Tennis Coach Said Team Played with Great Effort in Bi-District Loss

Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez said his team tennis players had fun at bi-district competition Tuesday (October 16) morning. Their match was moved from Van to indoor courts in Texarkana due to rain. Coach Martinez said a very good Whitehouse team defeated the Wildcats, 10-0. He said the Wildcats were competitive with three competitions going to third set tiebreakers. #1 boys singles player Jonah Kirkpatrick, mixed doubles players...

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