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Dougan dominant in 10-0 win, ‘Jake the snake’ fans nine in one-hitter over MP

Jake was a snake. As in slippery with a vicious bite.

Jake Dougan pitched a one-hit shutout Tuesday as the Sulphur Springs Wildcats downed Mount Pleasant 10-0 in five innings.

The win evened the Wildcats record at 2-2 after four district baseball games. Mount Pleasant fell to 0-5 in district.

Dougan, threw a variety of fastballs and curves as he pitched a complete game five-inning shutout, striking out nine, walking one and giving up no runs in the 13-4A battle. He just needed 64 pitches to send Mount Pleasant packing on the cool final day of March.


Lady Cats stomp MP, 8-1

Going into Tuesday night’s home match up against Mount Pleasant, the Sulphur Springs Lady Cats were in a first place tie with Texas High in the district softball standings.  Sulphur Springs improved its district record to 5-1 after an 8-1 thrashing over the Lady Tigers.


C-P eighth graders win track title

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COMO — The Como-Pickton JH Eagles competed and hosted the District 13-2A boys track meet Monday.
The eighth grade C-P team bounced back from a 60 point deficit after field events to win first with 123 points. Grand Saline place second with 118, Lone Oak came in third with 103, and Winnsboro was fourth with 90.
"This is the first time this eighth grade group has beaten Grand Saline in a track meet.  They usually finish well ahead of us, but we beat them when it counted the most," said C-P Eagle head track coach Greg Roller.  "We finally got to the point where we were able to get more fourth, fifth and sixth places which helped put us ahead of them. I really appreciated all the help from all the other schools and C-P staff that helped make the track meet successful for all the schools involved."

SBOE takes first step to equalize graduation credits

The State Board of Education took the first steps to equalize graduation credits for high school athletes on Thursday, March 26. The board passed out of committee "Option 2" of the five options that were presented by the Texas Education Association staff for consideration of increasing allowable graduation credits for athletics.


Area Sporting Events Schedule

Opening ceremonies for girls softball will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, on the Darlins field at Buford Park.

Area School Sports Schedule

Como-Pickton Eagles and Lady Eagles at Winona track meet
North Hopkins Panthers and Lady Panthers at Winona track meet

Como-Pickton Lady Eagles softball hosts in make-up due to rain game against Lone Oak at 6:30 p.m.

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