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The deal is sealed: Lockhart, Thomspon, Kuehn, Lane sign LOI

Three standout football players and a four-time All-District soccer star from Ennis High School signed a binding national letter of intent on Wednesday morning with four Texas colleges.

Former Cowboys QB taking head coaching job in Waxahachie

Jon Kitna, former NFL quarterback for the Lions and Cowboys, will be named as the next Waxahachie High School head football coach, sources say.

State champs rally: Lions past and present honored

Confetti filled the air and lined the streets Saturday during the city’s state champions parade and rally in downtown Ennis.

Lockhart plays in All-American Bowl

Ennis High School defensive end James Lockhart and his teammates on West All-Stars defeated the East,

Lions to Lions: State champs pay visit to local club

Weeks after the Ennis Lions football state championship win, the community is still celebrating.

State champion parade set for Jan. 17

The City of Ennis has announced an old-fashioned ticker tape parade for Saturday evening, Jan. 17 in downtown to honor the Ennis Lions football team for winning the state championship.

Taking offense to highest level

It’s a wonder opposing defensive coordinators slept at all before playing Ennis this season.

Halftime adjustments alter outcome

Reviewing the first high school state football championship in his coaching career was sweet for Ennis’ Jack Alvarez.

Tree adds “E” for Lions crown

In honor of the football state championship won by Ennis High School on Friday, the illuminated, 30-foot mega-tree on the corner of N. Dallas and W. Knox streets has added a floating maroon and white “E” to its array of moving designs.

Final five minutes reveal jungle kings

Revealing the true heart of their team as well as their grit and smart, the Ennis Lions football team also showed they had plenty left in their tank at the end of a grueling 16-game season. It resulted in an epic victory to reap a fifth state championship.

Lions celebrate championship

After celebrating at AT&T Stadium Friday night, Ennis players and fans hadn’t had enough.

Lions fans make their picks

Local fans predicting the outcome of Friday’s state championship football game between Ennis (13-2) and Cedar Park (12-3) have one thing in common — a belief the Lions will prevail.

Lions seek state championship

Friday night’s Class 5A football state championship between Ennis and Cedar Park has captured the attention and hearts of area fans.

State championship tickets on sale now

Fans wanting tickets to see Ennis play for its fifth state championship can purchase them at a discounted rate from the high school athletic department office.

Lions crush Canutillo, 41-13.

Scoring three times through the air and another three on the ground, Ennis (13-2) defeated El Paso Canutillo (13-2), 41-13

Lions rout Eagles, 41-13, earn shot at 5A title

Ennis won its 13 consecutive game, 41-13

A hemi-powered pass rusher

James Lockhart has been the face of the Lions football team all season. At 6-foot, 3-inches, 255 pounds, he is an obvious ‘yes’ to the oft-asked question, “Does that have a hemi?”

Lions meet Canutillo in Lubbock

What started five weeks ago with 64 teams vying for the Class 5A state championship has been pared to four, including Ennis and El Paso Canutillo. they are the only Top Ten teams remaining in the hunt for the Division II title.

Lions game on TV, radio livestream

Ennis fans now have their options expanded for catching the state semifinal football game Friday.

Defensive line defused SOC power game

Four victories into their bid for a fifth state championship, the Ennis defense has turned in a pair of defensive gems. Friday’s 31-14 triumph over South Oak Cliff, a team with an overpowering offense, revealed a scheme and a team bent on execution.

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