Four Sulphur Springs players (dark uniforms) gang tackle a Henderson runner as coaches (from left) Rodney Flowers, Kurt McCain and Matt Young inspire the competition.
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Sulphur Springs won state in 2008, but finished third in the district.
According to coaches and media members, the Wildcats will finish either third or fourth this year.
The following is a poll for the upcoming 13-4A football season.
On Tuesday, Aug. 11, the Como-Pickton Lady Eagles hosted a two opponent matches.
Both the C-P JV and ninth grade teams took it on the chin against the first team, Mount Vernon. JV lost 25-15 and 25-10 while the ninth grade team lost 25-17 and 25-12.
The Lady Eagles varsity came back to put in a total of 22 kills against the visiting Lady Tigers with the skilled hands of Breanna Peoples and Megan McCoy each with six, and Saxe Daugherty with three.
Sulphur Springs Football Club Wildcats, a local U12 boys soccer team, won the Quickfoot National Championship held at Forney Community Park on Aug. 8-9. The Wildcats qualified for the national tournament by placing second at a tournament earlier in the year. Team members are Mark Maddox, Rendell Van Benthem, Andy Green, Tanner Ramirez, Dane Rutherford, and Josh Foster. Coaches are Jimmy Green and Butch Maddox. Courtesy photo
BOYS 12-13: Top finishers in Monday’s NTPGA Ewing Automotive East Area Golf Championship at Emerald Bay Club were (from left) Andrew Bloch of Tyler (first), Jared Bragdon of Murchison (second) and Garrett Landers of Sulphur Springs (third).