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New Lady Cats Basketball Coach Erica Delley Excited For Opportunity to Coach in Sulphur Springs
Aug05

New Lady Cats Basketball Coach Erica Delley Excited For Opportunity to Coach in Sulphur Springs

The Lady Cats basketball team did not have to wait long for their new head coach. After news released to KSST in late-June that Brittney Tisdell left Sulphur Springs to return home to coach her alma mater at North Lamar, Coach Greg Owens, athletic director of SSISD, was forced to find a new coach for the Lady Cats as the women’s basketball program was already deep into their summer work-out program, the Edge. Luckily, Coach...

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End of July Also Marks End of Off-Season Activities for Sulphur Springs Sports Teams
Jul30

End of July Also Marks End of Off-Season Activities for Sulphur Springs Sports Teams

It has been a busy summer for Sulphur Springs athletics. With the conclusion of Wildcats basketball Edge yesterday, July 29, the summer strength and conditioning program for SSISD teams officially came to a close. The men’s basketball program was originally slated to end July 22, after beginning June 14, but coach Brandon Shaver and his squad were forced to push back the end date of the Edge one week as campus-wide gym...

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Saltillo Lions Basketball Falls to Slidell In Quarterfinal
Feb27

Saltillo Lions Basketball Falls to Slidell In Quarterfinal

The Saltillo Lions Basketball team could not keep pace with Slidell in a season-ending 63-53 loss in the quarterfinals of playoffs in Bells, TX on Saturday, Feb. 27. While Saltillo did manage to outscore the Greyhounds, 16-10 in the first quarter, it was the only one in which the Lions were able to do so. From there, Slidell’s offense took control of the game, taking a 27-26 edge before halftime thanks to a Greyhounds offense...

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Saltillo Basketball Cruises Past Midway to Advance to Quarterfinal Playoff
Feb26

Saltillo Basketball Cruises Past Midway to Advance to Quarterfinal Playoff

The Saltillo Lions Basketball team never faltered in the Area round of playoffs, cruising to a big win over Midway, 65-44 on Thursday, Feb. 25. The Lions led 15-6 over Midway, and continued their dominance into halftime, as they led the Panthers 32-23 going in to the second half. Saltillo out-scored Midway in every quarter except the second, as both teams scored 17. From there, though, it was all Lions, all the time, as Saltillo...

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Saltillo Lions Basketball Goes Undefeated in District Play
Feb13

Saltillo Lions Basketball Goes Undefeated in District Play

The Saltillo Lions basketball team, with their third win of the week, and eleventh in a row, have completed their regular season, going undefeated in 1A District-24. Saltillo clearly had their eye on the prize Saturday, as opposed to Senior Night Tuesday and Friday night, where the Lions could not pull ahead until the end of the game. The story was different Saturday, though, as Saltillo led Yantis 17-11 after the first quarter. The...

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Saltillo Lions Basketball Remains Undefeated in District Play
Feb12

Saltillo Lions Basketball Remains Undefeated in District Play

The Saltillo Lions march closer toward an undefeated district season with a strong 53-39 win at Sulphur Bluff Friday night. Another game, another slow start for the Lions. Unlike on Tuesday, Senior Night for Saltillo, the Lions trailed Sulphur Bluff, 15-8 after the first quarter. Saltillo found its footing before halftime, though, as the visiting Lions took the upper hand going in to halftime, 24-23. Saltillo outscored the Bears...

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Saltillo Lions Basketball Team Emerges Victorious on Senior Night
Feb10

Saltillo Lions Basketball Team Emerges Victorious on Senior Night

The Saltillo Lions got another tough district win on Senior Night, 83-74 against Avery Tuesday, February 9. It was a slow start for both teams as Saltillo led Avery 13-6 after one quarter. Even though the Bulldogs outscored the visiting Lions in the second quarter, Saltillo still managed to lead at the half, 32-29. The Lions’ offense came alive in the second half as Saltillo just outscored Avery 23-20 to make it a 55-49 lead at...

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Saltillo Lions Basketball Team Rolls Over Union Hill Friday, 69-33
Feb06

Saltillo Lions Basketball Team Rolls Over Union Hill Friday, 69-33

The Saltillo Lions got another impressive district win, 69-33 against Union Hill Friday, February 5. The Lions started rather slowly and led Union Hill only 13-9 after one quarter. Saltillo outscored Union Hill, 18-7 in the second quarter to make it 31-16 at the half. The Lions had a big third quarter scoring 27 to Union Hill’s 7 and it was 58-23 after the third period. The Lions also just outscored Union Hill 11-10 in the...

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#13 Ranked Saltillo Lions Basketball Team Stays Unbeaten In District With Tuesday Win
Feb03

#13 Ranked Saltillo Lions Basketball Team Stays Unbeaten In District With Tuesday Win

The Saltillo Lions Basketball Team, ranked #13 in Class 1A in a Texas Association of Basketball Coaches poll, remained perfect in district play with a dominating 83-47 win over Avinger Tuesday night, February 2. The Lions led 20-10 after one quarter, 44-20 at halftime and 67-31 after three quarters. Both teams had 16 points in the fourth quarter. The Lions shot free throws well canning 21 of 27. Andrew Redburn led the Lions with 30...

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Saltillo Lions Basketball Team Hits Triple Digit Scoring In Latest Victory
Jan27

Saltillo Lions Basketball Team Hits Triple Digit Scoring In Latest Victory

The Saltillo Lions Basketball Team hit the century mark in scoring in a lopsided 100-35 win over CHESS Tuesday, January 26. The Lions had a 34 point first quarter and then added 25, 19 and 22 points over the last three quarters. The Lions had five players in double figures: Andrew Redburn had 28 points, Chris Boekhorst had 26 points, David Whitworth scored 21 points, Coy Collins had 12 points and Coltin McGill had 10 points. In...

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