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Lions in fourth place after 11-2 loss to Jaguars

File photo /  catcher Emiliano Gomez took over catching duties during the sixth inning and entered the lineup. He hit a single in the bottom of the sixth inning and knocked in Ennis' only two runs with a double to right field late in the seventh.Lion catcher Emiliano Gomez took over catching duties during the sixth inning and entered the lineup. He hit a single in the bottom of the sixth inning and knocked in Ennis' only two runs with a double to right field late in the seventh.

The Ennis Lions (14-11, 6-5) faced a different Mansfield Summit Jaguar (17-8-2, 9-2) team Tuesday night than the squad they faced in March.

Lady Lions prevail over Lake Ridge 11-1

EDN Photo by Phil Banker / Senior pitcher Taylor Maliska racked up six strikeouts but allowed one run on seven hits Friday night against Mansfield Lake Ridge.

The Mansfield Lake Ridge Lady Eagles came into Ennis on Friday looking to claw their way into the final playoff spot with a win. The Ennis Lady Lions had other plans.

Lions rally for 4-3 win over Eagles

Photo by Bruce Lattimer / Weston Quick was a key component to Friday's 4-3 victory over Mansfield Lake Ridge. The senior caught a number of hits in center field and hit a triple during the fifth inning for three RBI to take the lead.

Errors and hitting troubles made the first four innings difficult for the Ennis Lions (13-9, 5-3) Friday night.

Lions blank Arlington Seguin 4-0

EDN photo by Dave A. Vance / Lion pitcher Cody Navarro pitched a complete game against the Cougars. He only gave up two hits and struck out six batters to keep the Cougars scoreless.

The Ennis Lions (12-9, 4-3) have won their last two games to end the first half of district play.

Lion postseason ends on 4-2 loss

Photo by Dave A. Vance / The Ennis Lions fell short against the Woodrow Wilson Wildcats during the area round of soccer playoffs Friday night. The 4-2 loss ended Ennis’ playoff run.

Postseason play came to an end for the Ennis Lions (14-7-2, 6-3-1) Friday night during the District 4A, Region 2 area round of soccer playoffs.

Lions maul Lancaster Tigers 18-2

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The Ennis Lions (10-9, 2-3) had a powerful offensive outing against the Lancaster Tigers (0-4) Tuesday evening. The Lions finished 18-2 during five innings of play.

Lady Lions steamroll Lancaster 16-1

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The Ennis Lady Lions (21-4, 8-0 in district), fresh of an 11-0 victory over Mansfield Summit on Friday, put away the Lancaster Lady Tigers 16-1 in three innings on Monday night.

Lions lose 3-2 to Corsicana; finish third in district

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The district championship was up for grabs by the Ennis Lion (14-6-2, 6-3-1) boys varsity soccer team Friday evening at Tiger Stadium in Corsicana.

Lions in a slump; fall 6-0 to Broncos

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An offensive slump left the Ennis Lions (9-8, 1-2) at the mercy of the Mansfield Legacy Broncos (11-6, 3-0) Tuesday evening. The Lions were unable to score runs and fell 6-0 to the Broncos.

Morales hits grand slam to end Ennis tourney

Ennis Daily News photos by Dave A. Vance / Ian Graham struck out seven batters and had one earned run during his five innings of pitching against Forney.

The Ennis Lions (8-6) wrapped up the Ennis Booster Club Classic tournament Saturday evening with an 8-5 victory over the Forney Jackrabbits after dropping Friday’s game 7-3 to Corsicana.

Lady Lions trounce Indians in six innings

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Senior first baseman Kayla Prachyl hit the winning double Thursday night against Waxahachie, ending the game 15-5 in the sixth inning.

The Ennis Lady Lions (2-0 in district) managed to send the Waxahachie Lady Indians home early Thursday night despite what Coach Rodney McNeill called pitcher Taylor Maliska’s hardest night in the circle yet.

Pontley puts Ferris in the record books

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Nearly flawless, record-breaking games don’t happen often for high school baseball players.

Lions split 2-2 after two days of tourney play

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The Ennis Lions (2-2) traveled to Waco on Thursday for the three-day Waco ISD Invitational baseball tournament.

Lion soccer tears down Waxahachie

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The Ennis Lion (9-3-2, 1-0-1) boys varsity soccer team is off to a strong district start this season.

Lionbackers work on baseball field

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We may be in the middle of winter, but out at the Ennis High School baseball field — it has been baseball season for a while.

87-44 loss ends Lions’ playoff hopes

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The Ennis Lions (8-14, 5-8) headed out on the road Friday yearning to pull the curtains over the top team in district.

Lion stars shine bright on Signing Day

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Wednesday marked the day many Ennis High School senior student athletes have been waiting for — National Signing Day.

Lions come back, topple Summit 59-57

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The Ennis Lions fought back from a nine-point deficit at halftime to snatch a hard-fought victory from the Mansfield Summit Jaguars 59-57.

Lions honored at football banquet

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Coach Jack Alvarez and Greg Davis (not pictured) presented Jahshawn Johnson with the prestigious Jack Lummus Fighting Heart Award on Thursday at the Lion Football Awards Banquet.

Thursday evening was a memorable evening for Ennis Lion football athletes.

Hawks scratch out win over Lions

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The Red Oak Hawks (6-13, 3-7) narrowly averted a loss to the Ennis Lions (8-13, 3-7) Tuesday night.

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