Tye Chandler, spo…@ennisdailynews.com All a football team can do is go out every week and defeat each opponent in its path, and that’s exactly what the Freshman White Lions did in 2011. Considering that Terrell won’t have a second freshman team next week, Ennis (7-0, 5-0) capitalized on its opportunity to finish undefeated with an […]
Certainly Lion football players and coaches weren’t satisfied after Friday’s 56-43 loss to the host Mesquite Poteet Pirates, but the maroon team’s run offense was quite impressive.
Coming off their bye, the Ennis Lions (2-5, 1-4) travel to Mesquite Memorial Stadium at 7:30 p.m. tonight to face a Mesquite Poteet Pirate team (5-3, 3-3) that has lost three-straight games.
The life of a high school athlete can be trying at times, and often they need a helping hand to keep contributing to the winning cause.
On the way to their fourth-straight win Tuesday night, the eighth grade Maroon Lions escorted the Red Oak Hawks to the woodshed.
Ennis ran the ball better than the Lancaster Tigers on Friday and finished with more first downs (14-13), but the visitors made the game’s biggest plays to beat the Lions at homecoming 28-7.
The Ennis Lions (2-4, 1-3) are hungrier than ever for a district victory tonight, but the visiting Lancaster Tigers (4-1, 2-1) will present quite a homecoming challenge.
The JV Lions found themselves in a close game down the stretch on Thursday night in Lancaster, but when the final seconds ticked away, Ennis enjoyed a familiar result.
When Waxahachie-Howard came to town on Tuesday, the eighth grade Maroon Lions wanted to bring their best.
Lion football was in position for the winning touchdown a couple of times in the second half on Friday against the host West Mesquite Wranglers (1-4, 1-2), but Ennis (2-4, 1-3) encountered enough red zone trouble to fall just short in a 19-16 loss.
The Lions (2-3, 1-2) and West Mesquite Wranglers (0-4, 0-2) will both be feeling a sense of urgency tonight in Mesquite Memorial Stadium (2411 W. Scyene Rd., Mesquite, 75149).
Thursday night’s home game got offensive, as the JV Lions reached a new season-high in points and also allowed their most points thus far.
Midway through the regular season, Lion football will face its toughest challenge of the year to this point when the No. 20 Corsicana Tigers come calling this evening at 7:30 p.m.
The JV Lion football team has sweated out a couple of close games this season, but that wasn’t necessary on Thursday night in Corsicana.
The Ennis Lionbackers will have an open meeting Monday at 7 p.m. in the Field House conference room. All are welcome to come see what is going on, talk to Coach Jack Alvarez and enjoy some stories and maybe highlights of the Lion’s latest victory over Forney.
For the second time this season, the Lion defense pitched a shutout in three of four quarters on a rainy Friday night in Forney.
Things haven’t always come easy for the JV Lion football team this year, but that hasn’t stopped Ennis from achieving great success.
Friday night in Forney (800 FM 741, Forney, 75126) at 7:30 p.m., a pair of 15-4A teams will lock up in an attempt to avoid a precarious 0-2 start in district play.
Starting tonight, every game is a must-win for Lion football.
It’s scary how good the Freshman Maroon Lions can be this year at their current rate of improvement.