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Lady Cats roll, 47-28 in Winnsboro Hoop Fest tournament

WINNSBORO – The Sulphur Springs Lady Cats didn’t let a loss in the first round of the Winnsboro Hoop Fest tournament on Thursday keep them down.

After losing to Martin’s Mill, the No. 3-ranked team in Class A, on Thursday morning, the Lady Cats rebounded for a convincing 47-28 victory over Frisco Heritage in the consolation bracket.

That puts the Lady Cats in the consolation semifinals at 1:50 p.m. today against Lucas Lovejoy, the No. 13-ranked team in Class 3A. Of the Lady Cats’ eight games so far this season, five have been against ranked opponents.


Wildcats lose, 52-45

ROYSE CITY — The Sulphur Springs Wildcats ran out of gas.

Not on the way to the Royse City tournament, but in the fourth period against Rockwall. The Wildcats lost 52-45 in the first round of basketball tournament action.

The Wildcats were down early, but came storming back to take the lead, then ran out of energy getting outscored 16 to 8 in the final frame.

“The game was very similar to the Jacksonville game we played in bi-district a couple of years ago,” said Sulphur Springs head varsity boys basketball coach Braughn Curtis.“ It was very exciting game and fun to be apart of. Our kids competed well today.”


Miller Grove Boys tourney kicks off day one with host team win

MILLER GROVE — It was an exciting afternoon for the hosting Miller Grove Hornets taking a 40-24 victory to commence the first day of their own tournament.

Participating in the tournament locally is Cumby, Saltillo, C.H.E.S.S., Yantis and the hosting Hornets as well as Whitewright, Lone Oak, Savoy, Cooper, Celeste, Gateway, Winnsboro, Blue Ridge, Colleyville Covenant and Paris Chisum.


Lady Trojans lose in Hoop Fest; Lady Panthers fall to Rivercrest

Cumby suffers losses

in Winnsboro Tournament

WINNSBORO - The Cumby Lady Trojans started Winnsboro Hoop Fest tournament action Thursday morning with a tough 78-27 loss to the host team in round one.


Moore’s Maniacs compete in fall section championship

Moore's Maniacs, a Sulphur Springs USTA tennis team coached by Lisa Moore, competed in the USTA Junior Team Fall Section Championships recently at John
Newcomb Tennis Ranch in New Braunfels.
Those competing were (front row) Madi Millsap, Marcie Fisher, Alejandra Lira, Will Horton, Blake Isham; (back row)  Coach Lisa Moore, Kadi Moore, Magan Smith, Jaci Taylor, Kenzi Taylor, Mallory Martin, Emily Martin, Brady Fisher  and Dillon Smith.
The team competed earlier in the fall against other USTA teams to earn this honor.  They have a chance to advance to this level both in the fall and in the Spring. This was the sixth time the “Maniacs” have advanced to the USTA Section Championships at Newcomb Tennis Ranch in the past three years.
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