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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 […]

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.

Athlete of the Week: J.T. Mackey

The Lions’ senior receiver led his team’s scoring efforts, connecting with Kade Graff twice for touchdowns. In his final games wearing a Lions uniform, Mackey caught five passes for 67 yards. Athlete of the Week is sponsored by Ennis State Bank.

Lions lose playoff opener

KILLEEN – J.T. Mackey was on the receiving end of a pair Kade Graff scoring passes in the second quarter, but it was not enough to prevent Bryan from defeating Ennis, 41-27, in the Bi-District playoff opener. Get the full game recap in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Ennis exits with loss to Bryan; other Texas playoff scores

By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Division I Region I Bi-District Allen 34, Euless Trinity 25 Belton 38, South Grand Prairie 30 Duncanville 24, Killeen Harker Heights 7 Keller Timber Creek 54, Arlington Martin 51 Lewisville Hebron 40, Plano East 35 San Angelo Central 72, EP Franklin 7 Region II Bi-District Austin Bowie […]

‘Batten’-ing down the hatch

District 17-5A champion Ennis begins their second season tomorrow with a first round clash against Bryan. It will be played at a neutral site in Killeen at the 7,600-seat Leo Buckley Stadium. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Athlete of the Week: Tycen Thompson

The junior halfback ran for 251 yards on 21 totes, while tying a school record with 5 TD’s. His rushing total was the fifth best according to team historian Kevin Bohanon. He scored on runs of 76, 7, 13, 3 and 56 yards, in order, helping Ennis bring home the District 17-5A championship. Athlete of […]

District Champs!

Tycen Thompson delivered a commanding performance in the biggest game of the season to lead an inspired Ennis team to a 52-21 rout of Corsicana to win the District 17-5A championship, the 23rd in team history. Check out the comprehensive game coverage in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Ennis crushes Corsicana; roundup of Texas HS FB scores

By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Allen 49, Wylie 0 Amarillo 34, Dumas 13 Arlington 28, Arlington Houston 21 Austin Bowie 59, San Marcos 7 Austin High 56, Austin William Travis 28 Austin Westlake 54, Cedar Park Vista Ridge 0 Beaumont West Brook 48, Conroe 19 Belton 56, Copperas Cove 21 Canyon 35, […]

Lions, Tigers, district… Oh my!

Never mind that only one of the two teams playing Friday considers their opponent a rival, the stakes are high enough to make the season finale a can’t-miss clash between Ennis and Corsicana. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Ennis knocks off Nacogdoches; scores from around the state

By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Alief Taylor 47, Pearland Dawson 20 Allen 38, Plano East 31 Arlington Houston 34, North Crowley 0 Arlington Martin 51, Arlington 21 Austin Bowie 59, Austin Akins 14 Austin Westlake 41, Leander 0 Belton 56, Killeen Ellison 35 Byron Nelson 29, Lewisville Marcus 22 Cedar Hill 28, […]

Better with time: Graff matures in QB role

Learning to play the quarterback position is like learning to play the violin with a solo in public, then getting lessons as one goes along. No wonder few accomplish the level that would allow them to play a Stradivarius. Get the details on this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Ennis edged in road game; HS FB scores from around the state

By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Aldine Davis 17, Aldine MacArthur 14 Alief Taylor 62, Alief Hastings 26 Alvin 53, Clear Falls 27 Arlington 63, FW Paschal 30 Arlington Bowie 26, Arlington Lamar 24 Arlington Martin 51, North Crowley 28 Austin Bowie 49, Austin Anderson 21 Austin Westlake 45, Kyle Lehman 6 Cedar […]

Reservation for 6: Moreno thriving after move to WR

Amazing how well things can turn out when one’s purpose is not selfish. Ennis senior Evan Moreno, having played quarterback for years, battled his close friend… Get this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Subscribe today!

Ennis upsets Lindale; other scores from around the state

By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Abilene 58, Weatherford 13 Aldine Eisenhower 29, Aldine MacArthur 6 Alief Hastings 46, Alief Elsik 7 Allen 42, Denton Guyer 7 Amarillo Tascosa 21, Odessa Permian 20 Arlington 33, Arlington Bowie 29 Arlington Martin 62, Arlington Houston 15 Austin Anderson 28, Austin Akins 21 Austin Bowie 37, […]

Ennis whacks Whitehouse in homecoming match; other Texas scores

The Associated Press roundup of Texas high school football scores: PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Abilene 52, Keller Central 20 Aldine Nimitz 30, Aldine 17 Alief Taylor 68, Alief Elsik 7 Allen 38, Plano 15 Amarillo Tascosa 34, Wolfforth Frenship 27 Arlington 17, Arlington Lamar 13 Arlington Bowie 24, North Crowley 18 Arlington Houston 24, FW […]

Un-Kage-d

Before he moved back to Ennis, Kage Hendrix was impossible to miss at small school Palmer. Now, at 6’5 and 300 pounds, the senior is just one of the Lions four 300-pound starters on the offensive line. Get the rest of this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Penalties pile up against Lions

On a rare afternoon game in Ennis billed as a tribute to senior players, the game could have easily honored Flag Day, just not the kind of flags you want to salute. Get this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Holloway shines in rare Saturday game

Ennis junior back Kyre Holloway said playing on a Saturday was a little odd for him and his Ennis Lions, but one look at Holloway’s stat line indicates he felt pretty comfortable. Find this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Subscribe today!

Ennis derails Del Valle; other Saturday HS football scores

PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Cypress Lakes 31, Cypress Falls 14 Fort Bend Travis 86, Fort Bend Clements 20 Houston Jersey Village 58, Cypress Woods 46 Katy Morton Ranch 35, Katy Mayde Creek 30 La Porte 51, Pasadena Rayburn 0 SA Lee 26, SA Churchill 0 Spring Dekaney 35, Aldine Nimitz 0 CLASS 5A Ennis 38, […]

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