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

Taco Man @ Home Soccer Games

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

Athletes Signing Letters of Intent

Wednesday, February 1st we will celebrate the following athletes as they sign letters of intent to continue playing their designated sport at the next level and athletes who received the recognition of being Academic All State. The signings and recognition will take place at 9:00am in the practice gym.

Ezrie Gates - Ranger College

Ty Meissner - Tyler Jr College
Blaine Parker - ETBU

Chase Cushenbery - Oklahoma Baptist University
Drew Johnson - Oklahoma Baptist University
Cody Rogers - ETBU

Hunter Baldridge
Ty Meissner
James Nelson
Colton Schriver
Stephen Shelly
Kingrey Sullens

Bobcat Golf

Congratulations to the Boys Varsity Golf A-Team at their First Tournament of the Spring finishing in 2nd Place at the Longview Lobo Invitational.
Team Score was 304.
Individual scores were:
Dalton Northcutt 73
Colin Juban 76
Lake Juban 77
Chase Baxter 78
Aaron Leathers 82
Great Team & individual efforts.
Go Bobcats!

Powerlifting Update

On February 9th, the Girls Powerlifting team competed at Longview High School. They did an outstanding job vs some tough competition.
Congratulations to the following in their individual weight classes;

Haley Haddock - 2nd place
Kelsi Brown - 5th place
Chelsea Sheffield - 2nd place
Natalie Vallejo - 2nd place
Alexis Smith - 3rd place

The Boys competed in a Powerlifting meet in Atlanta on February 16th and once again represented Hallsville well. There were many personal records set as we get ready for the Regional meet on March 4th in Lindale.

Congratulations to the following lifters in their individual weight classes.

Cain Gala - 1st place in 114lb weight class
Jace Link - 3rd place in the 123lb weight class
Simon Schuler - !st place in 123lb weight class
Caleb Purifoy - 3rd place in 132lb weight class
Dominique Felder - 4th place in 165lb weight class
Caleb Drake - 6th place in the 165lb weight class
Martin Figuroa - 7th place in the 198lb weight class
Luis Acosta - 2nd place in the 220lb weight class
Tanner Koenig - 6th place in the 242lb weight class
Antonio Ortiz - 3rd place in the 275lb weight class
Cecil Johnson - 1st place in the 275lb weight class
Dylan Russell - 4th place in the 275lb weight class
Rylan Tipton - 5th place in the Super Heavy weight class
Blake Trainor - 6th place in the Super Heavy weight class

If you see these guys at school please tell them congratulations.

Coach Lasseter

Ladycat Soccer Update

Come show your support Friday 2/17/17 at 7pm @HJH

10-1-1 (season)
5-0 (district)
1st in 5A Region 2 District 16
36th in Division 5A
105th in Texas
470th in the Nation

💜⚽️💜⚽️💜Good luck, Ladycats!

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Swim Team Update

Regional Swim Meet Results - Lewisville - Feb 3-4, 2017

Hallsville Girls finished 12th in Region;
Boys finished 14th.

Makenzie Hollis, 5th Place 200 freestyle &
6th Place in 500 freestyle
Morgan Miller, 11th Place in 200 freestyle &
8th Place in 500 freestyle
Hope Stowe, 7th Place in 100 backstroke
Chandler Kidd, 10th Place in 100 breaststroke
Anthony Walker, 4th Place in 500 freestyle

Sprinters are getting some work in.  After school practices began this week.

Bobcat Basketball Update

Their season may have ended Tuesday night but we are proud of our Hallsville Bobcat Basketball team. Great season boys!!!

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!

Tennis Update

Hallsville defeats White Oak 18-1.
Senior Dawson Barker went 2-0 on the day.
Senior Luke Rodgers went 2-0 on the day.
Senior Blaire Beaty won her singles match.
Sophomore Molly Mauldin went 2-0 on the day.
Freshman Lexie Barthelemess went both her singles and doubles match.

Mount Pleasant JV Tennis Tournament
Kirsten Parker/Alyssa Fontenot 1st place Girls Doubles
Chloe Caroll/Elizabeth Logan 3rd place Girls doubles
Ben Greer/Brice Cooper Consolation Champs Boys Doubles
Alex McCray Consolation Champs Girls Singles

NOTE:  Baseball schedules have been revised 2-13-17.  Click on the Schedules/Rosters link above.

Varsity Ladycat Softball & Bobcat Varsity Baseball games will be broadcast LIVE on Bobcat Radio 104.9FM.  Tune in on your radio dial or at

Boys Basketball

Mt. Pleasant 12-0
S. Springs 10-2
Tx High 7-5
Marshall 5-7
Hallsville 5-7
PT 3-9
Gville 0-12

Mavs take 4th spot w/ sweep of Hallsville Tuesday night.

Bobcat Radio is looking for underwriters for the Ladycat Softball and Bobcat Baseball games.  Underwriting one of the games is a low-cost way of supporting Bobcat Radio, a non-profit, non-commercial educational radio station and a way to get the name of your business heard by KQAT listeners.  Listeners will gain a positive image of your company and supporting Bobcat Radio shows that your organization is interested in contributing to the quality of education in Hallsville and of life in Hallsville and the surrounding communities.  Questions?  Call 903-668-5994.

Varsity "B" Team played at Emerald Bay on Monday, Feb 6 and took 5th place in the tournament:

Garrett Henley - 77; Hayden Garland - 82; Seth Calhoun - 86;

Zac Lumas - 91; Jacob Thorne - 94


Ladycat Golf Update

Congratulations to the Ladycat Golf Team for their 3rd Place finish at the Brookhill Girls Invitational on February 16th with a score of 386.

Individual scores were:
Connor Howard 79
Lauryn Miller 94
Hanna Barlow 96
Valoree Haubruge 117
Great Team Effort!
Go Ladycats!

Ladycat Softball

HALLSVILLE WINS 2: FORNEY — The Hallsville Ladycats opened the Kayla Whatley era with a pair of one-run wins, defeating Creekview (6-5) and Allen 12-11) on February 16th at the Forney ISD Tournament.

Against Creekview, Jesse Smith delivered a walk-off, RBI double to plate Madison McElroy in the bottom of the fifth. Jaydin Ainsworth, Taylor Freeman and McElroy all doubled for the Ladycats, and McElroy earned the pitching win in relief of Shonna Tausch.

Lorena Ramirez and Freeman drove in three runs apiece for Hallsville against Allen in a game that saw the Ladycats score 11 runs in the second inning. Ramirez tripled, doubled and singled, and Freeman, Ainsworth and McElroy all added a double and single apiece. Emily Morin doubled once and scored twice.

McElroy was the winning pitcher.

Hallsville will face Waxahachie at 9:30 a.m. and Frisco Independence at 12:30 p.m. on February 17th.