How 'Bout Them Wildcats

Facts and figures about the SSHSfootball team

  • School Founded: 1877
  • Current Enrollment: 1,082
  • Year football program was established: 1913
  • Overall record: 405-452-34
  • Number of Titles: 12 District Championships (1922, 1939, 1952, 1954, 1989-95, 2007); 3 State Quarterfinalists (1993-95)
  • Undefeated Regular Seasons: 3 (1922, 1939, 1991)
  • Playoff Record: 12-19
  • Sulphur Springs and Wichita Falls Rider have never played each other in football. Sulphur Springs is a member of District 13-4A, Rider is in District 5-4A.
  • Sulphur Springs is currently riding a 10-game regular season winning streak. That is third all-time behind 13-game winning streaks in 1991-92 and 1994-95. In 1992-93, the Wildcats put together a 15-game unbeaten streak (14-0-1).

Former NFL Players

  • Tex Holcomb, 1937 (Eagles)
  • Don Looney, 1940-42 (Eagles, Steelers)
  • Jim Wright, 1947 (Boston Yanks)
  • Forrest Gregg, 1956-71 (Packers, Cowboys), inducted into NFL Hall of Fame, 1976
  • Scotty Lewis, 1995 (Bears)
  • Octus Polk, 1995-96 (Bears)
  • Tyreo Harrison, 2002-03 (Eagles)
  • Caleb Miller, 2004-07 (Bengals)

Current NFL Player

  • Damione Lewis, 2001-Present (Rams, Panthers)

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