Numbers Fall Following Week Off for Edge Conditioning Program
Jul09

Numbers Fall Following Week Off for Edge Conditioning Program

Wildcats Athletic Director Greg Owens was disappointed by the turnout at The Edge conditioning program Monday morning (July 9) as it got back underway after a week off last week. Coach Owens said attendance among entering 10th grade through twelfth grade boys was down from 60 to around 40. He said the group of entering ninth grade boys also appeared to be down some. Girls entering the 10th through twelfth grades were down from 25 to...

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SSHS EDGE Summer Conditioning Program Partners with Michael Johnson Performance
Mar23

SSHS EDGE Summer Conditioning Program Partners with Michael Johnson Performance

Sulphur Springs ISD Athletic Director Greg Owens announced Friday (March 23) that SSISD Athletics has decided to partner with Michael Johnson Performance for the summer Edge conditioning program. Coach Owens said the move would elevate all athletic programs this summer. Michael Johnson was a world class Olympic athlete who won gold medals in the 400-meter run and 200-meter race. In a letter to parents of SSISD athletes, Coach Owens...

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Wildcats Basketball Edge Extended One Week Due to Gym Renovations
Jul22

Wildcats Basketball Edge Extended One Week Due to Gym Renovations

The Edge for Wildcats basketball was set to conclude yesterday, up until word was passed down to Coach Brandon Shaver that the main gym at Sulphur Springs High School would be undergoing renovations. Earlier this week KSST attempted to stop by the Main Gym to inquire how the Edge, the summer strength and conditioning program here in Sulphur Springs had been going for the new coach, but were stopped in our tracks when no attendees were...

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Lots of Activity This Week as Several Teams Concluded the Edge Yesterday
Jul16

Lots of Activity This Week as Several Teams Concluded the Edge Yesterday

It has been a busy few weeks here in Sulphur Springs for Wildcats and Lady Cats sports. Several teams have already had their youth camps; volleyball, girls basketball, softball, baseball, tennis and boys basketball, which took place this week at the SSHS Main Gym. Not only that, but several programs will be finishing the Edge this week. Football, cross country, and both boys and girls soccer began their final week of the summer...

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Football Edge Concludes Thursday as Wildcats Staff Look Onward to August
Jul15

Football Edge Concludes Thursday as Wildcats Staff Look Onward to August

The six week run of the Edge for football wrapped up earlier today, July 15, at the Multipurpose Building at the SSHS athletic complex. Coach Matt Young, offensive coordinator for the Wildcats football team, said progress went really well for those who attended the summer strength and conditioning program. Coach Young said the level of commitment for student-athletes is really interesting. The offensive coordinator said a core group...

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Wildcats and Lady Cats Cross Country Athletes Race to the Finish of The Edge This Thursday
Jul12

Wildcats and Lady Cats Cross Country Athletes Race to the Finish of The Edge This Thursday

Wildcats cross country coach Ross Hicks can see the finish line of the Edge. The Edge, the summer strength and conditioning program for SSISD’s teams, varies in length depending on the squad. Most of the squads have six-week runs of the Edge, which includes cross country. Even though it was a six week run from June 7 to July 15 in what can be some of the hottest months during the year, Coach Hicks said the summer strength and...

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Lady Cats Soccer Continues to Go Well as Edge Wraps Up Next Week
Jul08

Lady Cats Soccer Continues to Go Well as Edge Wraps Up Next Week

Another day, another week, and its business as usual for the Lady Cats soccer program. Coach Javier Aguayo’s squad earlier today finished up their fifth week of the Edge, so with only one week remaining in the summer strength and conditioning program, KSST went out to Gerald Prim stadium on Thursday, July 8, to see if the Lady Cats soccer program were set to finish the Edge on track. Unfortunately, Coach Aguayo has been...

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Wildcats Soccer On Track as Edge Draws to Close
Jul06

Wildcats Soccer On Track as Edge Draws to Close

The Wildcats soccer team has been practicing in the mornings during the Edge to take advantage of one of the coolest points in the day. The Edge for Coach Alexi Upton and his team are currently in week five of their six week run of the summer strength and conditioning program. The Edge for soccer concludes next Thursday, July 15. With the Edge wrapping up next week for not only both soccer teams but for most of the squads who hold a...

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Wildcats and Lady Cats Cross Country Chugging Along Through Week 4 of Edge
Jun30

Wildcats and Lady Cats Cross Country Chugging Along Through Week 4 of Edge

Coach Ross Hicks and his cross country squad have nearly completed week four of their six week run of the Edge. Last Thursday, June 25, marked the end of week three of the Edge, which officially meant Coach Hicks and his team were halfway done with their summer strength and conditioning program. According to Coach Hicks, the Edge for cross country has typically averaged 35 to 40 students between the seventh through the twelfth grades,...

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Lady Cats Volleyball Making Great Strides As Edge Draws to Close
Jun29

Lady Cats Volleyball Making Great Strides As Edge Draws to Close

As July approaches, the Edge for volleyball is set to conclude their four-week run next Thursday, July 8. So as the summer strength and conditioning program draws to a close next week, Bailey Dorner, head Lady Cats volleyball coach, met up with KSST on Tuesday, June 29 at Sulphur Springs Middle school after the Edge’s first session to talk all things volleyball present and future. “It’s been great, girls have been...

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