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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

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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

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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 […]



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, […]

Athlete of the Week: Kyre Holloway


Ennis junior running back Kyre Holloway scored three touchdowns for the Lions as he helped guide them to a 38-20 win over Del Valle Saturday. Holloway had 11 carries for 98 yards and 1 receiving touchdown. Athlete of the Week is sponsored by Ennis State Bank.

Graff says Lions ready to win at home

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When the Lions take the field at 2 p.m. for Saturday’s rare matinee against Austin’s Del Valle High School, quarterback Kade Graff says the team has their hearts set on winning their first game at home this season. Get the full details in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Lions look to rebound vs. Kimball

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Three games into the new season and the young Ennis football team that started the season with only eight returning starters is in position to begin showing the benefits of facing three ranked teams to start the year. Get the details for this story and much more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… […]

Indians snatch 287 prize downing Lions 50-20; Texas HS FB scores

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PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Abilene 55, Abilene Cooper 38 Aldine Davis 38, Channelview 14 Alief Elsik 26, Aldine Eisenhower 12 Allen 42, Coppell 20 Alvin 36, Fort Bend Austin 16 Amarillo Tascosa 23, Amarillo 21 Arlington 47, Plano East 29 Arlington Bowie 35, North Mesquite 30 Arlington Lamar 24, Keller Central 21 Austin Bowie 35, […]

Battle of 287 rivals go at it on Twitter


Every Ennis football fan’s favorite rivalry is getting hits on social media as players, students and even semi-famous EHS alum are blasting their hot takes on Friday’s Ennis vs. Waxahachie game. Former Ennis running back – and now Baylor University redshirt sophomore Terence Williams – jokingly questioned the sanity of any fan who believes Waxahachie […]

The battle of 287…


Rivalries often bring out the best in players and teams, many times with stunning results. Stories of big time performances and surprising outcomes fill the history pages when Ennis and Waxahachie mix it up on the gridiron. The two meet again on Friday at 7:30 p.m. in what should be a packed Lion Memorial Stadium. […]

Ennis hosts John Tyler tonight

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Ennis plays host to John Tyler tonight at Lion Memorial Stadium in an early season showdown of state powers. Both teams are Lions, though each has varying styles that also includes their marching bands. The kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. Jack Alvarez and Ricklan Holmes, the Head Coaches of Ennis and JT respectively, lead […]

Ennis defense skins the Bears


Relying on the age-old winning combination of a running game and defense, No. 14 Ennis defeated South Oak Cliff, 30-20, at John Kincaide Stadium on Friday. The Lions grabbed a 15-0 lead and often appeared on the verge of putting away the Bears, but each time they stumbled at the threshold. By the end of […]

Ennis knocks off SOC 30-20; state roundup of HS football scores

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PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Allen 25, Hoover, Ala. 7 Arlington Bowie 40, Lewisville Marcus 39 Arlington Martin 55, Dallas Skyline 7 Austin Bowie 7, Pflugerville 0 Austin Westlake 32, Katy 29 Baytown Goose Creek 16, Tomball Memorial 14 Beaumont West Brook 33, Beaumont Central 21 Buda Hays 26, Georgetown East View 18 Cedar Park Vista […]

Lions cage Falcons in scrimmage


A dominating performance, keyed by strong play along the line of scrimmage, led Ennis over Lake Dallas in a Friday scrimmage at Lion Memorial Stadium. Get the full story in the Sunday edition of The Ennis Daily News… Become a subscriber today!

Ready for some football? Lions 2016 schedule is set

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2016 Ennis Lions Varsity Football Schedule Date                Opponent                                Location / Time Aug. 19            Lake Dallas (scrimmage)           Home, 7 p.m. Aug. 26            South Oak Cliff                        Kincaide, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2             John Tyler                                 Home, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9             Waxahachie                              Home, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16           Dallas Kimball              Sprague, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24           Del Valle (Senior Day)  Home 2 […]

Ennis spring football: Lions learning to roar

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By Mark Warde Monday’s spring football scrimmage at Lion Memorial Stadium was as much about the next two years as it was about the 2016 Ennis varsity. Rather than one exhibition of returning players, head coach Jack Alvarez and his staff first held a scrimmage between this year’s freshmen and sophomores, who appear to be […]

Ennis, Palmer, Ferris to learn district fate on Monday

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  High schools across the state will learn on Monday morning which district they are assigned to by the University Interscholastic League. The alignments will last for the next two seasons. Classification numbers, based on enrollment figures, were released by the UIL in December. As a result a number of schools have moved up or […]

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