SPORTS ARCHIVES 2008

February 2008

Six lifters qualify for regional

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY | News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 29, 2008 - Six Sulphur Springs lifters will be competing Saturday in the regional powerlifting meet at Paris with a shot at qualifying for state.

Good Feelings: SSHS track team make solid showings at Parr Relays

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY | News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 29, 2008 - TEXARKANA - The SSHS track teams came away from the highly competitive Paul Parr Relays at Liberty-Eylau on Thursday feeling pretty good about themselves.

Diamond Split: SS girls win one, lose one in Frisco

From Staff Reports

Feb. 29, 2008 - FRISCO - It was one up and one down for the Sulphur Springs Lady Cats on Thursday, the first day of the Frisco ISD Tournament.

Smooth Moves: Arellano, Ortiz have provided key plays for Wildcats after coach moved them last year

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY | News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 28, 2008 - It was last season that SSHS soccer coach Andy Holt made two key moves that have been instrumental to the Wildcats' success the last two years.

Nash, Lee lead SSHS district honorees

By JOSEPH ELERSON | News-Telegram Sports Writer

Feb. 28, 2008 - The Sulphur Springs Wildcats placed six players on the District 11-4A All-District team recently in voting by the district coaches.

Wildcats use late-inning rally to beat Mount Vernon

By JOSEPH ELERSON | News-Telegram Sports Writer

Feb. 27, 2008 - MOUNT VERNON - Sulphur Springs head coach Jerrod Hammack saw some good things and some areas to improve on during the Wildcats 5-2 late-inning win over the Mount Vernon Tigers on Tuesday.

Big and Bigger: Forney bunches runs into two innings to outscore Lady Cats

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY | News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 27, 2008 - In a battle of big innings on Tuesday, Forney had more than the Sulphur Springs Lady Cats.

NH girls edge Winnsboro

From Staff Reports

Feb. 27, 2008 - WINNSBORO - The North Hopkins Lady Panthers evened their record at 4-4 with a 7-6 win over the Winnsboro Lady Raiders on Tuesday.

Soccer Cats set up showdown for first

From Staff Reports

Feb. 27, 2008 - The Sulphur Springs Wildcats set up a showdown for the district soccer lead on Friday when they whipped Texarkana Pleasant Grove 4-1 on Tuesday at Gerald Prim Stadium.

Evans takes third at Frisco meet

From Staff Reports

Feb. 27, 2008 - FRISCO - Sulphur Springs shot putter Rodney Evans, a two-time regional qualifier, brought home the Wildcats' lone medal Saturday in the enormous Frisco Relays.

Yantis golfers win first at Fork

From Staff Reports

Feb. 27, 2008 - LAKE FORK - The Yantis Owls Blue golf team defeated several Class 2A and 3A schools in a tournament held at Lake Fork Golf Club on Monday to bring home first place honors with a school record 339.

Road Rules: Lady Cats win third straight away from home

From Staff Reports

Feb. 26, 2008 - PARIS - The Sulphur Springs Lady Cats ran their win streak to three games - all on the road - as they pulled out a 3-2 shootout victory over Paris on Monday.

JV Cats start with three shutouts

From Staff Reports

Feb. 26, 2008 - The Sulphur Springs Wildcats JV team opened the season with three consecutive victories by a combined score of 32-0.

Freshman girls whip Longview

From Staff Reports

Feb. 26, 2008 - The Sulphur Springs freshmen beat Longview 18-3 on Monday by pounding out 10 hits including two home runs.

Wildcats' new defensive coordinator returns home

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY | News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 26, 2008 - Sulphur Springs will have a new man calling the defensive signals on the gridiron next fall, and it's one who knows the Wildcats' legacy on that side of the ball.

Jason Keller takes honors with 800 series and a 299 game

Larry Mason

Feb. 26, 2008 - Jason Keller must have decided it was about time, and February was as good a time as any to do it.

SS baseball team goes 3-1 in tournament

From Staff Reports

Feb. 25, 2008 - WILLS POINT - Sulphur Springs improved to 3-1 on the season with a strong finish at the Wills Point Tournament Friday and Saturday.

NH girls edge Dodd City

From Staff Reports

Feb. 25, 2008 - BIRTHRIGHT - North Hopkins improved to 3-4 on the year with a come-from-behind 6-5 win over Dodd City on Friday.

King finishes fourth in national championship

From Staff Reports

Feb. 25, 2008 - Sulphur Springs' Kyle King finished fourth Saturday in the 3,000-meter run at the USA Indoor Track and Field Championships. It was his highest finish in a national championship race.

Winnsboro knocks off No. 1 team to reach state tourney

From Staff Reports

Feb. 25, 2008 - STEPHENVILLE - The Winnsboro Lady Raiders knocked off the No. 1 team in the state on Saturday to earn another trip to the UIL State Basketball Tournament this weekend.

Ramirez's four goals lift Wildcats over Paris

From Staff Reports

Feb. 25, 2008 - PARIS - SSHS senior Tate Ramirez knocked in four goals on Saturday, and the Soccer Cats threw a shutout for 70 minutes as they beat Paris 4-2 at Noyes Stadium.

Lady Cats split four tourney games

From Staff Reports

Feb. 25, 2008 - ALLEN - The Sulphur Springs Lady Cats came away with a split of four games against Class 5A teams Thursday and Friday in the Allen softball tournament.

Indians use speed to oust Saltillo from playoffs

By JOSEPH ELERSON | News-Telegram Sports Writer

Feb. 24, 2008 - LONGVIEW - The No. 16-ranked Saltillo Lions opened up their area-round playoff run in a 6-0 hole against

Wildcats commit four errors in first loss of season

By JOSEPH ELERSON | News-Telegram Sports Writer

Feb. 24, 2008 - WILLS POINT - Playing in 30-degree temperatures during the second day of the Wills Point Invitational Baseball Tournament, Sulphur Springs dropped to 1-1 on the season with a 5-3 loss to Arlington Pantego Christian Friday morning at Jim Lester Park.

Avinger's hot shooting is too much for Miller Grove

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY | News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 24, 2008 - MOUNT PLEASANT - The Avinger Indians are ranked No. 5 in the state, but the way they shot the ball on Friday, it would be hard for anyone to beat them.

Soccer girls shut out Pleasant Grove

From Staff Reports

Feb. 24, 2008 - TEXARKANA - The offensive surge continued Friday night for the Sulphur Springs girls soccer team, and head coach Martin Bryant hopes that gives them confidence as they face the district's top two teams this week.

Familiar Faces: Alumni softball scrimmage may become annual event

From Staff Reports

Feb. 24, 2008 - Former SSHS softball players and coaches united with the current varsity team under beautiful skies on Saturday, Feb. 9, to play in an alumni game at Lady Cat Park.

No. 3-ranked Cayuga ends Owls playoff season in area

From Staff Reports

Feb. 24, 2008 - TYLER - The Yantis Owls season came to an end at the hands of a talented Cayuga Wildcat team in the area round of the state playoffs.

Panthers' Sancho named 18-A MVP

From Staff Reports

Feb. 24, 2008 - North Hopkins placed six players on the All-District 18-A basketball team, and had three others named Honorable Mention.

Martins Mill is too much for North Hopkins

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY | News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 22, 2008 - WILLS POINT - The North Hopkins Panthers started their area round playoff game against Martins Mill on Thursday by hitting the first shot they took.

Hitting the Links: SSHS golf teams in opening action

From Staff Reports

Feb. 22, 2008 - Both SSHS boys and girls golf teams were in opening-tournament action this week, and each coach said the players settled in once they got over their initial nervousness.

King running in Indoor Track Championships

From Staff Reports

Feb. 22, 2008 - Sulphur Springs' Kyle King, coming off a personal best time in the mile run, will compete tomorrow in the USA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Boston.

Great Expectations: SS baseball coach has high hopes for season

By JOSEPH ELERSON, News-Telegram Sports Writer

Feb. 21, 2008 - SSHS baseball coach Jerrod Hammack has led the Wildcats to the Class 4A state playoffs his first two seasons at the helm and this year wants to make it a third straight trip with what he considers as one of his best teams.

Yantis holds off Bloomburg

From Staff Reports

Feb. 21, 2008 - GLADEWATER - The Yantis Owls advanced to the area round of the state playoffs with a heart-stopping 60-58 win over Bloomburg.

No. 7 Martins Mill stands in North Hopkins' path

By JOSEPH ELERSON, News-Telegram Sports Writer

Feb. 21, 2008 - BIRTHRIGHT - For North Hopkins seniors Roger Sancho and Robert White, only one thing could make their final season together more special than an undefeated district season.

Soccer girls claim first district victory

From Staff Reports

Feb. 20, 2008 - TEXARKANA - Sparked by the midfield play of Brittany Lamphere and the offensive surge of Bonnie Grafton and Karlie Junot, the Sulphur Springs Lady Cats broke into the win column in District 16-4A soccer on Tuesday.

Errors account for Lady Cats' first softball defeat

From Staff Reports

Feb. 20, 2008 - WILLS POINT - The Sulphur Springs Lady Cats had committed just five errors in their first five softball games of the season, but they matched that total on Tuesday in an 8-4 loss to Wills Point.

Miller Grove back in playoffs with a bang; Avinger up next

By JOSEPH ELERSON, News-Telegram Sports Writer

Feb. 20, 2008 - ROCKWALL - After a five-year absence from postseason play, the Miller Grove Hornets opened up their playoff journey in grand fashion with a 73-41 victory over the Waxahachie Cornerstone Eagles at Heath High School Tuesday night.

Heartbreak X 2: Kennard ends Saltillo's season again

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 20, 2008 - KILGORE - It wasn't exactly the same ending as last year, but it was way too similar for the Saltillo Lady Lions.

NH girls fall to Honey Grove

From Staff Reports

Feb. 20, 2008 - The North Hopkins Lady Panthers fell to Honey Grove, 2-1, on Tuesday in softball action.

Century Mark: Soccer Cats give Holt 100th coaching victory

From Staff Reports

Feb. 19, 2008 - TEXARKANA - The Sulphur Springs Wildcats gave head soccer coach Andy Holt his 100th career victory on Monday, and they did it in dominating fashion, taking an 8-0 victory over the Liberty-Eylau Leopards at Harris Field.

McLeod eliminates Trojans from playoffs

From Staff Reports

Feb. 19, 2008 - GLADEWATER - The Cumby Trojans opened up the Class A, Division I bi-district round of the playoffs with a 82-66 loss to the McLeod Longhorns Monday night.

James Allen rolls 300; Tarry Davison shoots 299

Larry Mason

Feb. 19, 2008 - James Allen tossed his first perfect game of this season on Sunday at Classic Lanes, while Tarry Davison hit for his second honor game of the season, a 299, Tuesday.

Six Lady Cats on All-District basketball team

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 19, 2008 - Six Sulphur Springs Lady Cats made the 11-4A All-District basketball team, with three being named First Team and another winning a superlative award.

Soccer Cats survive wild second half

From Staff Reports

Feb. 18, 2008 - The Sulphur Springs Wildcats survived a wild second half on Friday to beat North Lamar 5-4 and stay within striking distance of first-place Mount Pleasant in District 16-4A soccer.

Playoffs continue for county teams

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 18, 2008 - The basketball playoffs continue for the Saltillo girls this week, while they begin for five boys teams in the county.

Power Up: SS lifters second at home meet

From Staff Reports

Feb. 18, 2008 - Led by winning performances from junior Jake Russell and sophomore J.R. Rivera, the Sulphur Springs Wildcats claimed second place among 17 teams at the Wildcat Powerlifting Meet on Saturday.

SSJV tennis team places in Greenville tornament

From Staff Reports

Feb. 18, 2008 - GREENVILLE - The Sulphur Springs junior varsity tennis team competed at the Greenville tournament on Feb. 14 and came away with a third and fourth place finish in girls doubles.

LaPoynor ends season for young Lady Owls

By JOSEPH ELERSON, News-Telegram Sports Writer

Feb. 17, 2008 - FRUITVALE - A return trip to the Class A state playoffs was bittersweet for the Yantis Lady Owls Friday night against the LaPoynor Lady Flyers in a 69-41 area round loss at Fruitvale High School.

Lady Cats make plays with bases loaded

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 17, 2008 - The Sulphur Springs Lady Cats were the beneficiary of two sensational plays with the bases loaded - one on offense and the other on defense - against the Frisco Lady Raccoons on Friday.

Defending their Ranking

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 17, 2008 - LONGVIEW - The Saltillo Lady Lions didn't play perfect defense for the first 13 1/2 minutes of their playoff game against the Gary Lady Bobcats on Friday. After all, Gary did score one point.

In the Cheap Seats: It's now or never for Mavs

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, News-Telegram Sports Writer

Feb. 17, 2008 - The Dallas Mavericks braintrust must figure it's now or never when it comes to winning a championship.

After 18-year drought, Yantis boys in playoffs in back-to-back seasons

By JOSEPH ELERSON, News-Telegram Sports Writer

Feb. 15, 2008 - YANTIS - After a first-round playoff exit last year following an 18-year absence from postseason play, the Yantis Owls are returning this season behind the play of seniors Cord Burnett, Randy Smith, Zach Wester, Jordan Davis and Carl Jordan.

Grabbing Some Wins

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 15, 2008 - In hosting their own tournament this weekend, the Sulphur Springs Lady Cats hoped to get in as many games as possible before predicted bad weather hits.

Pitching, defense do the job for Lady Cats until their bats heat up

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 14, 2008 - It took a few innings for the Sulphur Springs Lady Cats to get their bats going against Mabank on Thursday morning. So, in the meantime, their pitching and defense took up the slack.

Finishing Touch: Lady Lions vow not to feel sting of playoff loss again

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 14, 2008 - SALTILLO - The Saltillo Lady Lions felt the sting of a last-second defeat last year in the regional quarterfinals.

At The Buzzer: Wildcats win season finale on Mills' 3-pointer as time expires

By JOSEPH ELERSON, News-Telegram Sports Writer

Feb. 13, 2008 - In a game that had the excitement of a playoff atmosphere, SSHS junior guard Anthony Mills sent his three senior teammates out in style with time running out against the North Lamar Panthers on Tuesday.

Tall Order: Detroit uses rebounding advantage to oust Cumby girls from playoffs

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 13, 2008 - SULPHUR BLUFF - The Cumby Lady Trojans led Detroit through most of the first-half of their Class A, Bi-district playoff game on Tuesday despite being badly out-rebounded.

Chewing It Up: Lady Cats win softball opener with ease

From Staff Reports

Feb. 13, 2008 - ATHENS - Before their first game on Tuesday, SSHS softball coach David Carrillo told his players a story about early settlers conquering inhabited lands.

Soccer Cats remain solidly in second with win over Pitt

From Staff Reports

Feb. 13, 2008 - PITTSBURG - The Sulphur Springs Wildcats continued to put some separation between the top of the district soccer standings and the teams below them with a 2-1 victory Tuesday over Pittsburg.

Davison shoots two more 700s; Keller bags a 300

Larry Mason

Feb. 12, 2008 - Tarry Davison shot both the highest 700 series of the week, a 752 shot on Tuesday, and the most, two, bringing his 700 total for the season to 18.

Cumby girls open playoffs tonight

From Staff Reports

Feb. 12, 2008 - The Cumby Lady Trojans will be in action tonight in the opening round of the UIL girls basketball playoffs, while Yantis and Saltillo wait their turn.

SS freshman win opener

From Staff Reports

Feb. 12, 2008 - LONGVIEW - The Sulphur Springs freshmen opened up their softball season Monday night with a 13-4 win in six innings over Class 5A Longview Lady Lobos.

Net Profit: Wildcat netters find success at Greenville tournament

From Staff Reports

Feb. 12, 2008 - GREENVILLE - The Sulphur Springs tennis team claimed three firsts, two seconds, a fourth and one consolation title at the Greenville Ace Tennis Tournament on Friday at the GHS and Greenville Middle School Courts.

Softball season opens today for SSHS girls

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 12, 2008 - SSHS softball coach David Carrillo has a dozen returning lettermen from last year, but he will start this season without one of the key players.

SSHS girls play a man down for 60 minutes against Mount Pleasant

From Staff Reports

Feb. 12, 2008 - MOUNT PLEASANT - Red was the dominant color when the Sulphur Springs Lady Cats met the Mount Pleasant Lady Tigers Monday at Sam Parker Field.

Moving Up: Wildcats reclaim second place in district with shutout of Texas High

From Staff Reports

Feb. 11, 2008 - TEXARKANA - The Sulphur Springs Wildcats moved back into second place in the District 16-4A soccer standings with a solid 3-0 shutout of Texas High on Saturday.

NH classmates covered for the loss of Mannis

By JOSEPH ELERSON, News-Telegram Sports Writer

Feb. 11, 2008 - BIRTHRIGHT - After the loss of North Hopkins senior Jessi Mannis due to a stress fracture during the cross country season, senior teammates Cayla Newkirk and Megan Lehr became the emotional leaders for the Lady Panthers basketball team.

SS lifters take second place at Winnsboro

From Staff Reports

Feb. 11, 2008 - WINNSBORO - Sulphur Springs powerlifters came home from Winnsboro on Thursday with a second-place team trophy and three individual gold medals.

Different Approach: Lady Cats tweak line-up to get more offense, but fall to North Lamar, 5-2

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 10, 2008 - Sulphur Springs coach Martin Bryant made a few tweaks to his starting lineup to try to inject some more offense into the Lady Cats before Friday's soccer match with the North Lamar Pantherettes.

3 1/2 Quarters: Wildcats control T-High until the very end

By JOSEPH ELERSON, News-Telegram Sports Writer

Feb. 10, 2008 - TEXARKANA - For 3 1/2 quarters Friday Night, the Sulphur Springs Wildcats were in the driver's seat against the Texas High Tigers as they went for their first district win at the Tiger Center.

Lady Lions suffer loss to Clarksville in warmup game

From Staff Reports

Feb. 10, 2008 - CLARKSVILLE - Saltillo, the No. 1-ranked team in Class A, Div. II, suffered its third loss of the season with a 48-35 playoff warmup loss to the Class 2A No. 14-ranked Clarksville Lady Tigers Friday night.

Raised Expectations: MG seniors leading Hornets to first playoff appearance in five years

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 8, 2008 - The Miller Grove Hornets will get their first taste of playoff basketball in five years, and a large part of the credit goes to three players who were in the eighth-grade when it last happened.

Bad Start: SS girls shutout by defending district champs

By JOSEPH ELERSON, News-Telegram Sports Writer

Feb. 8, 2008 - The Sulphur Springs girls opened up their district soccer season in a way coach Martin Bryant did not want to see during a 5-0 shutout loss Thursday night at Gerald Prim Stadium.

Stinson accepts scholarship from Alabama-Huntsville

By JOSEPH ELERSON, News-Telegram Sports Writer

Feb. 8, 2008 - COMO - After a four year track and cross country career at Como-Pickton High School, senior Bethanie Stinson made her college plans official on Thursday as part of National Signing Day.

NH’s Mannis runs her way to Dallas Baptist

By JOSEPH ELERSON, News-Telegram Sports Writer

Feb. 7, 2008 - BIRTHRIGHT - After a stellar career for the North Hopkins Lady Panthers, senior Jessi Mannis will be running her way to Dallas Baptist University this fall.

Sign on the Dotted Line

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 7, 2008 - Four Sulphur Springs seniors made their college decisions final on Wednesday, as three signed binding letters of intent to play football and another to play baseball at the next level.

SSHS boys can’t find an answer for Jackson

By JOSEPH ELERSON, News-Telegram Sports Writer

Feb. 6, 2008 - PARIS - Playing their final district game against the Paris Wildcats for the next two years, the Sulphur Springs Wildcats could not find an answer against Paris post Courtney Jackson.

C-P girls in third-place tie; MG boys’ playoff game set

From Staff Reports

Feb. 6, 2008 - The Saltillo boys and girls wrapped up their district seasons undefeated with a sweep over Sulphur Bluff on Tuesday.

Senior Night ends on sour note for Lady Cats

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 6, 2008 - The Sulphur Springs Lady Cats took a slim lead into the fourth quarter on Tuesday, but once Paris got the lead back, they never let go.

MP overcomes early SS goal to take district lead

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 5, 2008 - When Sulphur Springs' Cruz Lozano stole the ball immediately after kickoff on Monday and turned toward the Mount Pleasant goal, no one - not the MP goal keeper and not SS coach Andy Holt - expected what came next.

Lady Panthers finish season with big victory

From Staff Reports

Feb. 5, 2008 - GILMER - North Hopkins wrapped up their regular season with a strong performance in a 64-9 win over the Union Hill Lady Bulldogs Monday night.

Seniors help put MG girls on right track

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 5, 2008 - Miller Grove senior guards Adrian Estrada and Jamie Hayes take turns bringing the ball upcourt and directing the Lady Hornets offense.

Tonight likely won’t be Savage’s finale

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 5, 2008 - Tonight will be the last high school basketball game for Jessica Savage, but it probably won't be the last game of her career.

Davison shoots two 700s at Classic Lanes

Larry Mason

Feb. 5, 2008 - Tarry Davison didn't shoot the week's highest 700 series at Classic Lanes, that honor went to Charles Harred with a 742, but Tarry did shoot the most (two), a 708 and a 705, and in the doing, raised his season's 700 total to 16.

Saltillo clinches district titles

From Staff Reports

Feb. 4, 2008 - SALTILLO - The No. 1-ranked Saltillo Lady Lions wrapped up the District 22-A title with a double-digit win over the Miller Grove Lady Hornets on Friday.

Soccer Cats meet MP for district supremacy tonight

From Staff Reports

Feb. 4, 2008 - TEXARKANA - The Sulphur Springs Wildcats set up a showdown for soccer supremacy in District 16-4A against Mount Pleasant tonight with a narrow win over Pleasant Grove on Friday.

Longtime Teammates: Como-Pickton seniors hope to leave a lasting legacy

By JOSEPH ELERSON, News-Telegram Sports Writer

Feb. 4, 2008 - COMO - After nine years of playing basketball together, the Como-Pickton Lady Eagles would like to be remembered by a famous movie title: The Fantastic Four.

Lindale seniors lead Lady Eagles to playoffs

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 3, 2008 - LINDALE - It was Senior Night at the Lindale gym on Friday, and it was two Lindale seniors who led the Lady Eagles to the promised land.

It’s time for the UIL to think, and act, a little differently

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 3, 2008 - It's time for the UIL to do something different, because this just ain't working.

Yantis girls, NH boys wrap up district championships

From Staff Reports

Feb. 3, 2008 - North Hopkins wrapped up the District 18-A boys basketball title Friday night with a defensive battle over the Yantis Owls, while the Lady Owls remained undefeated with a hard-fought win over North Hopkins.

Wildcats lose ground in second quarter

By JOSEPH ELERSON,News-Telegram Sports Writer

Feb. 2, 2008 - For the second time this season, the Sulphur Springs Wildcats could not figure out the Lindale Eagles in a 51-37 loss Friday night at Wildcat Gym.

More All-Staters

From Staff, Wire Reports

Feb. 1, 2008 - Sulphur Springs junior quarterback Tyrik Rollison added another All-State selection to his resume on Thursday, and was joined on the honorary team by five of his teammates.

All Shook Up: UIL puts Sulphur Springs in far-reaching East Texas district

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Feb. 1, 2008 - Sulphur Springs sports fans, get ready to travel. The University Interscholastic League is sending Sulphur Springs High School to the far reaches of deep East Texas for the next two years for extracurricular sports and academic competition.

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