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Student athletic trainers keep Lions moving

Courtesy of www.EnnisFootball.com / Football players count on help from Taylor Price (middle) and the student athletic trainers during hard times.

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.

8th Maroon Lions rumble over Red Oak

Jordan Webster attacked the Red Oak defense for 93 yards on 10 carries.

On the way to their fourth-straight win Tuesday night, the eighth grade Maroon Lions escorted the Red Oak Hawks to the woodshed.

Big plays vault Lancaster past Lions, 28-7

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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.

WEEK 7: Lions take on Tigers

10-7 football front tease

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.

JV Lions best Lancaster in nail-biter, 28-26

Larry Sallie is the king of the Thursday night ground game right now. The sophomore had his best game of the season on Thursday with 28 carries for 236 yards and two touchdowns.

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.

8th Maroon Lions win thriller over Indians

10-5 8TH MAROON tease

When Waxahachie-Howard came to town on Tuesday, the eighth grade Maroon Lions wanted to bring their best.

Wranglers squeak past visiting Lion football

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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.


9-30 football front TEASE

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).

JV Lions pile up points vs. West Mesquite

9-30 JV tease

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.

WEEK 5: A strong test

9-23 football front tease

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.

JV Lions crush Tigers with complete effort

9-23 JV football TEASE

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.

Lions upend Forney

Courtesy of www.brucelattimer.com/Bobby Williams (52), Malik Jenkins (42) and the Lion defense got after the Forney Jackrabbits on Friday night, limiting Forney to 184 yards of offense in a 14-10 victory for Ennis.

For the second time this season, the Lion defense pitched a shutout in three of four quarters on a rainy Friday night in Forney.

JV Lions hold off Forney Jackrabbits, 14-12

9-16 JV FOOTBALL tease

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.


9-9 sports front tease

Starting tonight, every game is a must-win for Lion football.

9th Maroon Lions annihilate Red Oak, 43-0

9TH MAROON tease

It’s scary how good the Freshman Maroon Lions can be this year at their current rate of improvement.

Young Lion Johnson playing veteran ball

11-04 Shawn Johnson tease

Shawn Johnson might be the youngest player on the Lion football team, but he’s been playing like an upperclassman so far this season.

Maroon lions thrash Keller

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The Freshman Maroon Lions dominated the host Keller Fossil-Ridge Panthers on Wednesday, but such results have come to be expected from this squad.

Panthers hold off late Lion charge, 14-13

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The Ennis Lions and Keller Fossil-Ridge Panthers have certainly played some exciting games in the last couple of seasons.

JV Lions run past 5A Keller Fossil-Ridge, 21-8

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The common theme among subvarsity Lion football teams this year has been stingy defense and a relentless run game.

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