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Wilder Headed To State

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Sulphur Bluff Bear senior long distance runner Everett Wilder won silver in both the 1,600-meter and 3,200-meter runs at the Region III-1A track meet held in Palestine Friday and Saturday. Official times have not been released. As a state track veteran Wilder continues to improve on his personal records in his running. He will compete at Austin on June 5 in the 1,600-meter and June 6 in the 3,200-meter. As a graduate of Sulphur Bluff and the class of 2009 saluatorian, Wilder will be given the opportunity to participate in a graduation ceremony at Mike A. Myers stadium during the state meet as a consolation for the UIL confict and to honor the accomplishments of the athletes.
Photo courtesy of Katie Eberhart

C-P athletes compete at regional, Neither sun, nor rain impedes Region II-2A track meet

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STEPHENVILLE — It was Como-Pickton Lady Eagle senior Deanna Garrett that will be advancing to state from the Region II-2A track meet held in Stephenville at Tarleton State University.

As a veteran state pole vaulter, Garrett used the tailwind blowing to vault her into the silver medal spot. She vaulted 10-6 on Friday. Last year,  she cleared 10-0 to place fifth at state competition at Austin.


Wright named to preseason Division II All-American team

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – Former Sulphur Springs football player Torrence Wright is making a name for himself at Arkansas Tech.

With the kickoff of the 2009 football season a little over three months away, senior center Wright (Sulphur Springs) was named a Preseason First-Team NCAA Division II All-American selection by Consensus Draft Services (CDS) website.


Sports in Brief

UPDATED As of Monday at 3 p.m., the C-P sports banquets for HS and JH have been changed to start at 6 p.m.

C-P Sports awards banquet set

The C-P HS Athletic Banquet is scheduled for Thursday from 5-10 p.m.  in the secondary cafeteria. The athletic banquet will recognize the CPHS

athletes and their accomplishments in football, baseball, softball, boys and girls basketball, cross country, track and field, volleyball and Speical Olympics.

Each sport will present an MVP award.


Wildcats fall to Lions in playoffs

Henderson shut down the Sulphur Springs bats taking a 4-0 win in Game 2 and capturing the best-of-three bi-district baseball playoff series.
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