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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 […]


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

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

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

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. […]

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