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Wildcats kick season off with first practice

Wildcats kick season off with first practice
  • PublishedAugust 1, 2022


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August is finally here, which means the return of high school sports. Just four weeks away from their season opener, the Sulphur Springs Wildcats kicked things off with their first official practice of the season Monday./

The Wildcats entered the practice with a ton of momentum, as new head coach Brandon Faircloth said his team had a great summer. “Our players have definitely answered the bell and answered the call on that,” coach Faircloth said about his team working hard this summer. “They showed up and worked hard and have been focused.”

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“You shouldn’t expect to win unless you’re outworking your opponents,” Faircloth added. “That’s just part of it. We’ve tried to find ways to get better this summer and our kids have done that and I’m excited to watch them play.”

Click here to see Coach Faircloth’s appearance on The Tyler Lennon Show were he joined Lennon and co-host Ryan Humphries to preview the upcoming season. 

The Wildcats will host a team scrimmage Saturday morning at 8 a.m. Fans will be allowed to attend.

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Tyler Lennon

Tyler Lennon is the sports editor for Front Porch News and Chad’s Media. Previously with the Sulphur Springs News-Telegram, Lennon has now covered sports in Hopkins County for four years. He also covers the Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks and Texas Rangers and has media credentials for both the Rangers and the Mavericks. On top of his writing, Lennon is also the lead play-by-play broadcaster for Chad’s Media. He has been the lead broadcaster for Sulphur Springs football, volleyball, basketball, softball, baseball and more. He is also the host of the sports talkshow Down & Out on Chad’s Media, along side Korey Hankins and Ryan Humphries. You can follow Down & Out on all social medias @Downandout903