Last season, the Sulphur Springs basketball season ended with a loss, but it was a step.
The Wildcats made the playoffs, losing in the bi-district round of the basketball playoffs to Jacksonville.
The Wildcats will scrimmage Saturday at 10 a.m. which also features Greenville, North Lamar, T.K. Gorman and Miller Grove. The Wildcats are on the court at 11 a.m., noon, 1:30 and 2:30 p.m.
The Como-Pickton JV Eagles routed the Alba-Golden Panthers 18-6 Thursday. Scoring for C-P included a first half safety by Tyler Davis and Juan Morales, touchdowns by Hank Tullis and Matthew Sharp, and a two-point conversions by Jesus Preciado and Sharp. Pictured to left is Preciado (22) handing off to Andre Smith (4).
Quarterback Hank Tullis (at right) releases the ball to one of the Eagle JV receivers against Alba-Golden Thursday evening.
Staff photos by Cindy Roller
Perhaps when the 10th week of football season rolls around and all the playoff slots are not decided - you can quote or sing Elvis Presley.
It really is now or never for Sulphur Springs and Hallsville as they collide Friday at Bobcat Stadium at 7:30 p.m.
Both teams are 2-3 in district play and coming off defeats. But they are still alive for the big prize. Hanging in the balance - the big reward is the final District 13-4A playoff berth.
While Elvis sang “It’s now or never,” Sulphur Springs head football coach Greg Owens has deemed the game a “do or die” contest.