Bobcat Football Summer Info

From the Desk of Coach David Plunk
I hope you are having a great summer, at the same time I also hope you have been preparing for the
upcoming season. Start of the 2016 football season is quickly approaching and expectations for this
season are extremely high. It’s time for everyone to buy in As One. There are several details you need
to be prepared to cover in the next few weeks. Below is a list of important dates, events and
information. Important Dates:  July 25th – 10:00‐12:00 equipment pickup for all incoming Jr and Sr’s. o Prior to equipment pick up go to our website at Click on the link
Athletic Physical Forms and download the forms. o Bring all required paper work signed when you pick up your equipment. o Paper work must be signed and turned into the athletic office before equipment will be
issued.  July 26th – 10:00 – 12:00 equipment pickup for all incoming Freshmen and sophomores
o Prior to equipment pick up go to our website at Click on the link
Athletic Physical Forms and download the forms. o Bring all required paper work signed when you pick up your equipment. o Paper work must be signed and turned into the athletic office before equipment will be
issued.  July 25‐26‐27 ‐ Football camp for all 7th‐8th‐9th grade football players
o Registration 8:00‐8:30
o Cost $20.00
o Camp time 8:30‐11:00
 July 25‐26 ‐ Football camp for 6th grade and under athletes
o Camp will focus entirely on football fundaments. o Registration 6:00–6:30
o Cost $20.00
o Camp time 6:30‐8:30
 July 29th – Physicals for any incoming 7th‐9th‐11th grade athletes ** o UIL rules require all incoming 7th‐9th‐11th grade athletes to have a physical on file
prior to participation. o Location – High School field house
o Time ‐ 9:00 – 12:30
o Cost $10.00
o Physicals can be obtained by your personal doctor or the doctor of your choice. This is
just an option we provide for the student athletes.
 August 1st ‐ 7:30 all high school football players report 9th‐12 grade
o Practice 1 – 8:00‐10:00
o Break 10:00‐10:30
o Practice 2 – 10:30‐12:30
o All other practice times and dates are listed on the attached calendar.  August 4th – Bobcat Night of Champions – all JV and Varsity Football Players
o Location : High School Cafeteria
o Time : 5:30 – 8:00
 August 12th – Scrimmage vs Henderson
o Location – 9th/JV and Varsity will play at Hallsville Bobcat Stadium
o Time ‐ 9th/JV 5:30 ‐ Varsity 7:00
 August 11th ‐ Media Day and Family Picture Day. (Varsity Players only)  August 18th – Community Pep Rally
o Location : Bobcat High School Practice Field and Student Parking Lot
o Time 6:00 PM
 August 19th – Scrimmage vs Kilgore
o Location – 9th/JV and Varsity will play at RE St John Stadium in Kilgore
o Time ‐ 9th/JV 5:30 ‐ Varsity 7:00
 August 22nd – First Day of School  August 25th – 9th/JV vs Carthage
o Location ‐ Hallsville
o Time : 9th 5:30 / JV 7:00
 August 28 ‐ Varsity @ Whitehouse 7:30
Informational Items:
Items provided by the athletic program: all high school football players will be provided the following
items:  Lock and a locker  Practice Shorts and T‐Shirt  Shoulder Pads, helmet, thigh and hip pads, knee pads, mouth piece, and practice jersey  Adidas game cleats (varsity players only) ‐ Sub varsity players will be given cleats if needed. They will not be new cleats.  Game jersey and game pant for game competition. The Hallsville Athletic Program has signed an agreement to be an Adidas Program. As part of this
program we get a 35% discount on all footwear (cleats) and a 40% discount on all clothing and apparel. This is a great opportunity for you to save money. If you wish to purchase additional items for your son, below is a list of items I will order. (Note: the prices are at our cost)
 Go to website
 With your order please list the athletes name and order size. For any additional information visit our website at and join our Facebook page
Hallsville Bobcats Athletics. Thank you
David Plunk
Athletic Director/Head Football Coach
Hallsville ISD
(903) 668‐5990 ext. 4129

Bobcat/Ladycat Track Update

Hallsville Ladycat distance track runners traveled to College Station January 6-7 to compete with some of the best runners in the state at the Texas A&M High School Indoor Classic. Abbey Ziegler, Madison Lummus and Bethany Rogers ran the two mile race while Ezrie Gates, Alandra Sales and Gracie Floyd raced the mile. Charis Sasseen, Kirah Zulliger, Sadie Atkins and Bronwyn Buchanan competed in the 4x800 relay.

Excited about the upcoming 2017 Track Season!!! After school practice officially starts Monday, February 6th!

HHS Cheerleaders @ Competition

Our HHS Cheerleaders competed Jan 10 & 11 in the UIL State Spirit competition for the first time ever. It's a complicated technical competition. Out of 119 5A teams, they placed 9th overall in the State!  They represented us well!

Bobcat Basketball Update

Sulphur Springs built a 25-10 halftime lead and held on for a 63-51 District 16-5A win over the Hallsville Bobcats on Friday.

Keaston Willis paced the Wildcats with 17 points. Bryson Lynn added 15, and Michael Jefferson added 10. 

Brendarian Dawson had 14 points, Jeremy Swalley 11 and Blaine Parker seven in the loss for Hallsville (18-7, 3-3). Chris Timberlake, Shadd Berg and Matt Mowery all added five, and Kameron Fitzpatrick finished with four. 

Hallsville will visit Mount Pleasant on Tuesday.

Ladycat Basketball Action

Kaleigh Jefferson and Autumn Tanton scored 14 points apiece, and the Sulphur Springs Lady Wildcats remained unbeaten in District 16-5A play with a 59-46 win over Hallsville.

Addison McDermott had 23 points and 10 rebounds in the loss for Hallsville (19-11, 2-6). Brooklyn Taylor added 12 points, four assists and three steals, Maddison Ford six points and 10 rebounds, Hanna Poteet three points and Hannah Brown two. 

Sulphur Springs (22-3, 8-0) led 16-7 after one quarter and 37-20 at halftime. 

Hallsville hosts Mount Pleasant on Tuesday.

Men's Soccer Update

Caden Zulliger recorded four saves en route to his fifth shutout of the year, and the Hallsville Bobcats blanked Pittsburg, 2-0, on Friday. 

Morgan Wolverton's free kick was headed in by Jordy Lara two minutes before the half to give the Bobcats a 1-0 lead, and then Alan Acuna scored six minutes into the second half to ice the win.

The Bobcats (5-2-2) will open district play at home against Mount Pleasant on Friday.

Taco Tuesdays

Just want all to know that soccer is back in action and the "TACO MAN" has again generously offered his taco truck for "ALL" soccer home games this season. So if you see the stadium lights on come on and Enjoy some TACO'S and support your LadyCats and BobCats this season
Tonight the Bobcats Host Whitehouse and the Tacos will be ready at 4:30pm
Coach Wait
Coach Erickson

JV Tennis

6A Tyler Lee Invitational last Thursday, Jan 19th

Chloe Carroll/Elizabeth Logan 3rd Place
Scott Davis 3rd Place
Lilly Winter/Summer Littlejohn went 3-1 winning consolation.

Way to go Hallsville!

Swim Team Update

Congratulations! Hallsville Swim Team on a great District swim! 


Chandler Kidd:
100 Breaststroke: 1:13.79 - 3rd place

Anthony Walker:
200 IM: 2:21.44 - 4th place
500 Freestyle: 5:35.06 - 4th place


Makenzie Hollis:
200 Freestyle: 2:18.22 - 4th place
500 Freestyle: 6:11.20 - 2nd place

Morgan Miller:
200 IM: 2:53.08 - 5th place
500 Freestyle: 6:38.50 - 6th place

Hope Stowe:
100 Backstroke: 1:13.96 - 5th place

All 5 Hallsville swimmers qualified for regionals. The regional swim meet is February 3 - 4 in Lewisville.  

Ladycat's Soccer Update

The Hallsville Ladycat soccer team made it a clean sweep Saturday with their 2-0 whitewash of the Lindale Lady Eagles in final day action at the Hallsville Ladycat Showcase.

Hallsville rolled through the competition with a 6-0 blanking of John Tyler on Thursday and a 3-0 shutout of Whitehouse Friday evening.

Peyton Montgomery paced Hallsville with five goals over the three games, while Shaun Beaux netted three goals and Maya Alvidrez along with Alexis Simmons each had two scores.

***REVISED Ladycat Softball Schedule has been posted 1.23.2017***

In the News

Bobcat Basketball Seniors make the news in the Marshall News Messenger.  

Hallsville's boys basketball team has five seniors: Brendarian Dawson, Chris Timberlake, Blaine Parker, Brendarian Dawson and Matt Mowery, and they make up the starting five. 

"I've never had that since I've been coaching and I've been coaching a long time," Hallsville head coach Rusty Walker said. "I've never had five that needed to start. I've got five seniors and they all start."

 Click here for full article.

Ladycat JV Soccer Info

JV Ladycat Soccer Team Photos during the 3 games played in the Hallsville Showcase Tournament - January 12th & 13th, 2017.

The JV team won all three games - Great job girls!!