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Wildcats are early birds with 7 a.m. Monday practice to start football

Summer is almost over for  Sulphur Springs football players.

Practices begin bright and early at 7 a.m. Monday. The Wildcats become early birds, trying to win another title.

Anybody who has been around Sulphur Springs football in the last fews years knows that when head football coach Greg Owens says to be dressed and on the field at 7 a.m., that’s what he means.

According UIL rules these are the official guidelines for football:

Aug. 3 - first day of conditioning (no contact activities permitted).

Aug. 7 - first day of contact (with pads)

Sulphur Springs varsity schedule

Two-a-days: Aug. 3-7, 10-15, and 17-21.

(Their will be a few evening workouts the week of Aug. 17 due to teacher in-service).

Daily schedule 7-9:30 a.m. on the field, 9:30-10:30 a.m. break (can eat snack such as sandwich or banana); 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. practice, weights and conditioning.

Aug. 14 - picture day (tentative 5 p.m. - all players, coaches and senior moms)

Aug. 15- first scrimmage hosting Henderson, varsity at 8 a.m., junior varsity/9th grades at 10:30 a.m.

Aug. 21 - second scrimmage hosting – Terrell, 9/JV at 5 p.m. and varsity at 7 p.m.


Excitement fills air over C-P, numbers increase for a new Eagle season

COMO -The lines are drawn and the morning dew waits on the practice field at Como-Pickton High School.

2009 Eagle football players are required to arrive at the C-P field house at 7:30 a.m. this coming Monday for the start of football two-a-days. Practices over the next two weeks will begin at 8 a.m. and continue through 11 a.m. There will be an hour break for Gatorade and snacks, and players will return again to the field from noon until 1:30 p.m. On Aug. 7, UIL allows practice and contact with football pads.


Sulphur Springs season football tickets go on sale Monday

Season tickets for the 2009 Sulphur Springs Wildcats’ home football games will be on sale Monday through Friday, according to administrative assistant Dwayne McMeans.

The tickets will be on sale 8:45 a.m. to noon and 1-5 p.m. at the SSHS Media Center. Patrons are asked to use the Connally Street entrance on the east side of the high school.


Sulphur Springs team third in state

The 11U Sulphur Springs Bombers recently took third in the Dixie State Baseball Tournament held last week at Lear Park in Longview.

The Sulphur Springs squad opened the tournament with a 9-3 loss to the team from Center.

Sulphur Springs was lead at the plate by Tanner Ramirez, Brody Blackmon, and Alfredo Orozco scoring runs. Nolen White, Orozco, Kaden Moore, and Hunter Pudge Powers pitched in the game with White taking the loss.


More than 100 attend grid camp

The Sulphur Springs Wildcat and freshman football camps were recently held, ending Thursday at the high school practice fields at the James Cameron Memorial Athletic Complex.

Awards were presented to both groups to team and individuals.

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