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Athlete of the Week: Nathan Gutierrez

Ennis shutdown defender Nate Gutierrez was the cog in the Lions’ wheel in Friday’s 1-0 playoff defeat at the hands of College Station’s A&M Consolidated H.S. The Tigers were turned away throughout the night before they finally scored in the game’s 66th of the match’s 80 minutes. Gutierrez quickness, agility and nose for the ball […]

Coach Alvarez announces 2017 football schedule

Just weeks from the start of spring practices, Ennis head football coach Jack Alvarez has announced the 2017 Lions football schedule. A season after playing 6-of-10 games at home, the Oval E’s will take to the road six times in the fall. Get the rest of this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The […]

Athlete of the Week: Katherine Stuckly

During last week’s Big Green Relays in Waxahachie, the lanky leaper established a new personal record when she cleared 5’8″ in the high jump. The first place effort equaled the best in Class 5A last year. Stuckly also placed in two other events, taking 2nd in the 300 Meter Hurdles with a time of 51.62 […]

Parks Dept. takes over baseball field maintenance

Ennis Parks Director Paul Liska said this week the city will provide day-to-day maintenance and game preparations for the little league fields at Bluebonnet Park. Get the full story in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local news, subscribe today!

Tabernacle steps up to provide for little leaguers

Little leaguers without cleats could get a nice surprise this coming baseball season. Find this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Soccer team’s leading scorer shows size doesn’t matter

Making a big splash this soccer season has been the compact-sized, Rodrigo Lozano; the 5’2, 120-pounder plays with a focused attitude: “Life’s too short, I’m not.” Get the rest of this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Athlete of the Week: Jonathan Alferez

Speed-merchant Jonathan Alferez (20) zooms along the left flank late in the game. He scored the tying goal over 65 minutes into the 80-minute match as Ennis defeated Nacogdoches, 3-2, on Senior Night. It avenged an earlier 1-0 setback against the Dragons. The Lions are off for Spring Break and may have a playoff tune-up […]

Athlete of the Week: Ben Erdmann

For the second week in a row Ben Erdmann won the No. 1 singles crown in tournament competition. The 5’6 sophomore took the top spot at Friday’s Breakout Tournament in Ennis with a 6-4, 6-4 sweep of a player from Frisco Reedy. His play hasn’t gone unnoticed. Erdmann, whose parents are of German and Egyptian […]

South Texas country artist set for Lantern Fest show

Any big outdoor event in Texas would be incomplete without music. Saturday’s Lantern Fest at the Texas Motorplex is no exception. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Group wants ‘miracle’ baseball field for county

A grassroots effort to provide organized league sports for special needs children and adults in Ellis County is gaining some traction as the start of baseball season approaches. Find this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Be informed, subscribe today!

Athlete of the Week: Dylan Wright

Sophomore Dylan Wright, a 6’5 forward on the basketball team, just changed uniforms and sports last week. On Friday evening at the Ritter Relays in Red Oak he placed in four different categories, including second in the high jump. Waxahachie’s Jalen Reagor won the event by clearing an even 6’0, with Wright, shown above taking […]

Cowboys cheerleaders to be in Ennis Saturday

Ennis Wal-Mart is hosting a promotional activity for fans of the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds from the appearance will be donated to Children’s Miracle Network. Find this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local news, subscribe today!

Athlete of the Week: Kiara Glenn

The 5’6 senior, shown in action at Waco Midway, capped her career on Friday during the Lady Lions 62-52 loss to Rouse in Waco. Glenn, who is now entertaining potential offers from colleges, poured in 23 points in a losing cause. On Monday she accounted for 25 in a 71-69 triumph over Bryan in the […]

Lantern Fest plans return to Ennis

Lantern Fest is planning a return to the Texas Motorplex March 4, with live music, food, and activities for the entire family. Get this story and more when you pick up a copy of Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Bye-bye Bryan: Ennis staves off foe in first-round thriller

Kiara Glenn and Nokoia White combined for 13 points, and Ennis staved off a late rally by Bryan to post a 71-69 first found bi-district playoff victory Monday in Madisonville. Find this story and more in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local news, subscribe today!

Athlete of the Week: Dylan Wright

The 6’5 sophomore took center stage Friday with a monster performance against Corsicana. Wright scored a season-best 25 points, including three two-fisted dunks, leading Ennis to a 51-39 win over a Tigers team battling for first place. The Lions remain in the hunt for a playoff berth of their own. They host Lindale on Tuesday, […]

Youth baseball makes changes for upcoming season

For the first time, Ennis Baseball Association, the group responsible for organizing the city’s youth baseball leagues, is now recognized as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Get the rest of this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Athlete of the Week: Nokoia “Koko” White

The 5’8 junior guard enjoyed an outstanding week for Ennis. The Lady Lions won twice to lift their record to 22-8. She scored a career-high 31 in a Tuesday rout of Whitehouse, then led the team with 19 on Friday when they defeated third place Nacogdoches. She poured in 14 in the first half as […]

Hard work pays off: EHS athletes sign letters of intent

For a select few seniors, the story of their time as student athletes won’t end when they graduate from EHS this May. In fact, they hope it’s just a new beginning. Get the details on this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Texas is king for gridiron Lions

A different breed of high school football is played in Texas. At least that’s the line of thinking among Ennis High School football players who signed national letters of intent Wednesday… Get the rest of this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

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