SPORTS ARCHIVES October 2008

Lady Cats end volleyball year; freshman, MS teams win titles

By DON WALLACE, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Oct. 29, 2008 - LONGVIEW — The Sulphur Springs Lady Cats closed out their season Tuesday losing to the Lady Lobos, 25-18, 25-11, 25-20.

Netters finish 3-3 in district

From staff reports

Oct. 29, 2008 - LONGVIEW — The Sulphur Springs tennis team narrowly missed a berth in regional play according to coach James Lovett.

North Hopkins wins C-C event

By DON WALLACE, News- Telegram Sports Editor

Oct. 29, 2008 - The North Hopkins cross country team won four of six divisions at the recent District 21-A meet held at the school.

Middle school girls sweep volleyball titles

From staff reports

Oct. 29, 2008 - The Sulphur Springs eighth grade A and B teams sweep first place in district volleyball on the season.

Winning the rebound game

By DON WALLACE, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Oct. 28, 2008 - The Wildcats are over the hump and ready to make a run.

First quarter winners named in fall bowling leagues

By GENE SHELTON, Special to News-Telegram

Oct. 28, 2008 -After nine weeks of league play, winners of the first quarter titles were determined at Classic Lanes last week.

Working into shape

By DON WALLACE,News-Telegram Sports Editor

Oct. 27, 2008 - It’s a new year and new district.

Quitman downs Como-Pickton

By JOSEPH ELERSON, News-Telegram Correspondent

Oct. 26, 2008 - QUITMAN — Following their toughest stretch of games against the Winnsboro Red Raiders and the Caddo Mills Foxes the past two weeks

Hornets sting Trojans

From staff reports

Oct. 26, 2008 - QUINLAN - The Cumby Trojans attempt to end the Quinlan Boles Hornets winning streak came with no avail.

Game Notes: Mt Pleasant vs. Wildcats

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, Special to the News-Telegram

Oct. 26, 2008 - Every time SSHS quarterback Tyrik Rollison throws a pass, he rewrites the school record books.

Wildcats return to their winning ways waxing Mount Pleasant

By DON WALLACE, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Oct. 26, 2008 - It was just like old times.

Late touchdown spoils Rains' Homecoming

By TREY HILL, News-Telegram Correspondent

Oct. 26, 2008 - EMORY – They led nearly the entire game; however, the Rains Wildcats couldn't hold off a late rally and Rains gave up the winning touchdown with 37 seconds left in the game in a 22-20 loss to the Quinlan Ford Panthers on the Wildcats' homecoming Friday night at Wildcat Stadium.

Winnsboro upsets Caddo Mills

From staff reports

Oct. 26, 2008 - CADDO MILLS — Winnsboro handed the Caddo Mills their first loss of the season in a nail-biting 25-22 victory. Mistakes on the ground by the Foxes was their undoing.

Sulphur Springs Lady Cats win "Senior Night" game

By DON WALLACE, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Oct. 26, 2008 - It was a magical ending to a special afternoon for the Lady Cats. Six seniors were honored Friday at "Senior Night" for the Sulphur Springs volleyball team.

Eagles hunt for win against Bulldogs

By CINDY ROLLER, News-Telegram Sports Writer

Oct. 25, 2008 - COMO - The season is not over for the Como-Pickton Eagles. The team experienced its first taste of football weather when the cold front blew in twenty minutes into practice on Wednesday afternoon.

Trojans face undefeated Boles Hornets

By CINDY ROLLER, News-Telegram Sports Writer

Oct. 25, 2008 - CUMBY - Tonight the Cumby Trojans will face their biggest challenge of District 14-1A.

Sub-varsity teams win two games

By DON WALLACE, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Oct. 25, 2008 - It could have been worse or better.

WIldcats storm toward the playoffs

By DON WALLACE, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Oct. 23, 2008 - The cool, autumnal wind raked across the practice field Wednesday.

Lady Cats drop three game to PT

By DON WALLACE, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Oct. 22, 2008 - Perhaps the gap between Pine Tree and other teams is not as wide as District 13-4A observers might think.

Cumby Pee Wee has success

From staff reports

Oct. 21, 2008 - CUMBY — The Cumby Trojan JuniorPee Wee (white) football team improved to 4-0 after defeating Cooper 21-6 on Oct. 18.

Sulphur Bluff CC competes at Lone Oak

From staff reports

Oct. 20, 2008 - Sulphur Bluff attended the Lone Oak Cross Country Meet, Saturday, October 18, 2008.

Trojans tromp Gators: Cumby racks up 400 yards in offense

From staff reports

Oct. 19, 2008 - CUMBY - The Cumby Trojans proved gallant once again over the Dallas Gateway Gators on Friday at Trojan Field.The final scoreboard read 51-26; securing Cumby a second district win.

Shayne Wilson rolls 300 game, 780 series; Becky Bowden tops 700 mark

By GENE SHELTON, special to News-Telegram

Oct. 20, 2008 - Shayne Wilson, who rolls 300 games about as often as other bowlers leave 10-pins, added another perfect game to his resume and came within two pins of an 800 series in the process during the Thursday Men’s Commercial League at Classic Lanes on Oct. 16.

Farmersville plows to 48-26 win over Rains

By TREY HILL, News-Telegram Correspondent

Oct. 19, 2008 - FARMERSVILLE – The Rains Wildcats fell to 0-2 to start district play.

Hall of Honor members

By BOBBY “BUTCH” BURNEY, Special to the News-Telegram

Oct. 19, 2008 - Five former Wildcats whose careers spanned 70-plus years will be the newest inductees to the Sulphur Springs Hall of Fame.

Game Notes: Mt Pleasant vs Wildcats

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

Oct. 17, 2008 - Mount Pleasant slowed down the passing attack of Tyrick Rollison, but the Tigers couldn't stop it.

Cumby proves ready for district race

By CINDY ROLLER, News-Telegram Sports Writer

Oct. 17, 2008 - CUMBY - Last Friday the Cumby Trojans brought home their first win of the season; it also happened to be a nice way to kick off district play. The Trojans flattened the Fruitvale Bobcats, 44-6.

C-P Eagles need a perfect game as they face the Foxes

By CINDY ROLLER, News-Telegram Sports Writer

Oct. 17, 2008 - COMO – What is that old saying? Win some, lose some. For the Como-Pickton Eagles the rivalry between them and the Winnsboro Red Raiders ended the victory celebration from their win over Grand Saline.

Hearing the Message: Former pro athletes get point across to students about relationships and making good choices

By DON WALLACE, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Oct. 15, 2008 - Sulphur Springs head football coach Greg Owens doesn't waste practice time.

Middle school volleyball take Paris tournament titles

From staff reports

Oct. 15, 2008 - The Sulphur Springs Lady Cats won Monday night in home action against Marshall to run their overall record to 10-1 and district mark to 5-0.

First-quarter league titles up for grabs at Classic Lanes

By Gene Shelton

Oct. 14, 2008 - The race for first-quarter titles was headed down to the wire in the seventh week of league bowling at Classic Lanes.

Cross country champs

From staff reports

Oct. 13, 2008 - COMMERCE -- The Sulphur Springs varsity boys took first place and the girls finished third here in cross country action Saturday.

Local students compete at Margo Harbison Invitational Cross Country Meet

From staff reports

Oct. 13, 2008 - Competing on Saturday at the Margo Harbison Invitational cross country meet at Texas A&M Commerce were local students from Como-Pickton, Sulphur Bluff, Winnsboro, Cooper, Saltillo, and Cumby.

North Hopkins makes top five at Margo-Harbison Invitational

From staff reports

Oct. 13, 2008 - The North Hopkins varsity cross country teams each placed in the top five at the Margo-Harbison Invitational ran at the Eddie Moore Park at Texas A&M Commerce on Saturday.

No Wiggle Room: Sulphur Springs can still earn a playoff berth; but probably will need to win remaining games

By DON WALLACE, News-Telegram Sports Editor

cOct. 13, 2008 - Sulphur Springs head coach Greg Owens did not want it to be this way.

Texas High hammers the Wildcats, 59-25

By DON WALLACE, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Oct. 12, 2008 - TEXARKANA - So much for bouncing back from the Longview loss.

Cumby flattens Fruitvale

From staff reports

Oct. 12, 2008 - The Harris Ratings predicted this one almost on the nose. The Cumby Trojans and head coach Edward Perez finally got the victory they have been seeking all season long.

Winnsboro takes 60-2 win over C-P

By JOSEPH ELERSON, News-Telegram Correspondent

Oct. 12, 2008 - COMO -- The Highway 11 rivalry went the way of the No. 21-ranked Winnsboro Red Raiders Friday night at Ron Heflin Field.

Game Notes: Wildcats and Texas High

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

Oct. 12, 2008 - TEXARKANA -- Sulphur Springs junior Shane McQueen had a busy night on Friday, catching four passes for 39 yards, including a diving grab of a tipped pass in the second quarter.

Cumby Trojans picked to win over Fruitvale Bobcats

By CINDY ROLLER, News-Telegram Sports Writer

Oct. 10, 2008 - CUMBY - The Cumby Trojans will travel to Bobcat Stadium tonight to face off with Fruitvale at 7:30 p.m.

Netters fall to T. High

From staff reports

Oct. 10, 2008 - The Texas High tennis team remained undefeated in district play taking a 19-0 win over Sulphur Springs in action play Tuesday at the high school and middle school courts.

Sub-varsity teams split games with Texas High

By DON WALLACE, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Oct. 10, 2008 - Sulphur Springs teams playing at home against Texas High only managed one from three games played.

C-P Eagles looking at one option, a win against Winnsboro

By CINDY ROLLER, News-Telegram Sports Writer

Oct. 10, 2008 - COMO - It will be a guessing game tonight. The Como-Pickton Eagles will host the Winnsboro Red Raiders at Ron Heflin Field at 7:30 p.m.

Wildcats, Tiger both vie for football playoff berths

By DON WALLACE, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Oct. 9, 2008 - Both teams have the eye on the same prize and they're traveling on the same road.

Cross country runners fourth, fifth at Lindale

From staff reports

Oct. 7, 2008 - LINDALE -- The Sulphur Springs cross country team took fourth and fifth place in girls and boys competition held here Friday.

SS loss not the end of playoff drive, hopes

By DON WALLACE, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Oct. 6, 2008 - The winning streak snapped and it is over. So, probably is the statewide ranking in the Associated Press football poll.

Lady Cats fall to Longview Friday

By DON WALLACE, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Oct. 5, 2008 - Sulphur Springs had hopes of making it two district wins in a row Friday, but Longview had different plans.

C-P Eagles even district record with win

By JOSEPH ELERSON, News-Telegram Correspondent

Oct. 5, 2008 - GRAND SALINE -- Como-Pickton evened their District 16-2A record at 1-1 on the season with a 8-7 win over the Grand Saline Indians Friday night at Indian Field.

Lobos snap Wildcat win streak taking 2-0 lead in district race

By DON WALLACE, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Oct. 5, 2008 - The bar has been raised. For five weeks the Sulphur Springs Wildcats have scored win against the competition racking up a 5-0 mark and a No.7 state ranking.

Victory words: District win sweet for C-P

By CINDY ROLLER, News-Telegram Sports

Oct. 5, 2008 - Win one. Those words have a new meaning at Como-Pickton. The victory over Grand Saline was the first district win in at least three years, earning them their well-deserved respect.

Friday night game notes

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, Special to the News-Telegram

Oct. 5, 2008 - The Sulphur Springs Wildcats are accustomed to being on the serving end of big plays, but Friday night they were on the receiving end of just as many.

Lady Cats fall to Longview Friday

By DON WALLACE, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Oct. 5, 2008 - Sulphur Springs had hopes of making it two district wins in a row Friday, but Longview had different plans.

C-P Eagles edge Indians

By JOSEPH ELERSON, News-Telegram Correspondent

Oct. 5, 2008 - GRAND SALINE — Como-Pickton evened their District 16-2A record at 1-1 on the season with a 8-7 win over the Grand Saline Indians Friday night at Indian Field.

Lobos snap Wildcat win streak taking 2-0 lead in district race

By DON WALLACE, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Oct. 5, 2008 - The bar has been raised. For five weeks the Sulphur Springs Wildcats have scored win against the competition racking up a 5-0 mark and a No.7 state ranking.

Sports briefs: Middle school girls defeat Longview

Oct. 4, 2008 -The Sulphur Springs middle school girls won over Longview Foster with two games played.

Game Notes: Wildcats and Lobos

By BOBBY "BUTCH" BURNEY, Special to the News-Telegram

Oct. 4, 2008 - The Sulphur Springs Wildcats are accustomed to being on the serving end of big plays, but Friday night they were on the receiving end of just as many.

Victory words C-P turns over a new leaf

By CINDY ROLLER, News-Telegram Sports

Oct. 4, 2008 - Win one. Those words have a new meaning at Como-Pickton. The victory over Grand Saline was the first district win in at least three years. For some of the Eagle players, it was the first time ever to win a district game.

Just lookin' for a little respect, Eagles take on Indians

By CINDY ROLLER, News-Telegram Sports Reporter

Oct. 3, 2008 - COMO - Football at Como-Pickton has been all about gaining respect. “Everyone believes they can beat us so they all come out and play hard,” Como-Pickton head coach Paul Tullis explains. “We need to turn it around and gain the respect we deserve.” After a difficult last season, the Eagles are looking to recover.

Just lookin' for a little respect, Eagles take on Indians

By CINDY ROLLER, News-Telegram Sports Reporter

Oct. 3, 2008 - COMO - Football at Como-Pickton has been all about gaining respect. "Everyone believes they can beat us so they all come out and play hard," Como-Pickton head coach Paul Tullis explains.

Sports briefs : Middle school girls defeat Longview

From staff reports

Oct. 1, 2008 - The Sulphur Springs middle school girls won over Longview Foster with two games played.

Happy Lady Cats win first district game

By DON WALLACE, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Oct. 1, 2008 - MOUNT PLEASANT - It was smiles all around for the Sulphur Springs Lady Cats as they snapped a four-game losing streak in district and broke free for a win.

Happy Lady Cats win first district game

By DON WALLACE, News-Telegram Sports Editor

Oct. 1, 2008 - MOUNT PLEASANT - It was smiles all around for the Sulphur Springs Lady Cats as they snapped a four-game losing streak in district and broke free for a win.

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