Powering the first place Grasshoppers T-ball team to a big win on Friday night at Bluebonnet Park were Aley Nichols and Breona Benavidez. Playing in socks adorned with exploding fireworks, the pair lit up the sky with extra-base hits to far regions of the field. Aley plays first base. Sporting a rainbow headband, she had […]
By Mark Warde Of the hundreds of players and a host of girls softball teams playing at Bluebonnet Park, two will be featured in the game of the week on Wednesday, June 8. The Grasshoppers will take on the Lady Bugs at 6 p.m. on field No. 7. Sporting coral shirts, the Grasshoppers have a […]
By Mark Warde Following one of the best seasons in a decade, Ennis baseball players shared in the memories, honors, awards and a few good laughs at Tuesday’s post-season bash at the Ensign Commons. The Lions varsity assembled a 22-9 season that included a second place finish in District 14-5A with a 14-3 mark. The […]
By Mark Warde In her first two seasons at Ennis High School, Katherine Stuckly has taken full advantage of her physical advantages on her way to becoming a standout performer in track and field. At 5-foot-10, the sophomore has excelled in blocking shots on the volleyball court, clearing hurdles on the track and especially at […]
Ennis Little League 2016 Schedule Date Home Away Field Time Age Monday, May 2 Red Sox v Rangers field #3 6:00PM 10u Monday, May 2 Bluejays v Braves field #3 8:00PM 10u Monday, May 2 Royals v Rockies field #4 6:00 PM 12u Monday, May 2 Angels v Pirates field #4 8:00 PM 12u Monday, […]
By Mark [email protected] Ennis senior softball player Morelia “Mo” Monreal signed a binding national letter of intent to be a student-athlete at MidAmerica Nazarene University. A Christian liberal arts college located in the Kansas City suburb of Olathe (oh-LAY-tha), Kansas, MNU has 1,900 students on campus and is a member of the NAIA (National Association […]
A boys baseball team made up of 10 year olds and younger, the Ennis Dodgers, won the Waxahachie Fall Baseball League in thrilling fashion by rallying for a come from behind victory to win the championship. Trailing 5-4 entering the last inning the Dodgers erupted for five runs to seize a 9-5 lead over an […]
Members of the Shooting Sports 4-H Club of Ellis County competed at the Texas State 4-H Shooting Sports Games during July 12-18. The competition was held at the National Shooting Sports Complex in San Antonio. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest […]
As Ennis softball teams venture further into the postseason, one team has shown its superiority in the 12-and-under fastpitch league. The Ennis Diamonds have topped local competition, as well as district competition, behind a strong arm in Aubree Lelani, and they are one of two teams that will be traveling to Jacksonville on Monday to […]
Jul 14 2015 | Posted in Youth Sports
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Two coaches in the Ennis Soccer Association are raising alarms about the organization’s suspended president after an October altercation with a parent snowballed into official sanctions.
Jan 18 2014 | Posted in News
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After making Ennis Little League history last year by becoming the first Ennis team to win the Texas Teenage Baseball Association state championship, American Legion (4-2) claimed the junior boys’ league city championship and battled throughout the 15U TTAB state tournament to defend their title this year.
Jul 27 2013 | Posted in Youth Sports
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The second day of the inaugural Ellis County Futures Baseball Tournament proved to be exciting and unexpected. A younger Midlothian Panther team faced the older American Legion Senior Titans and proved they were a team to be reckoned with.
The American Legion Titans senior and junior baseball teams faced one another Friday night to kick off the three-day Ellis County Futures Tournament.
Jul 20 2013 | Posted in Youth Sports
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Price Distributing and defending state champion team American Legion went into the third Junior Boys League city championship game Friday with one win each. Price Distributing won game one 13-2 and American Legion came out on top 9-8 in game two.
American League Bubba’s Bar-B-Q (16-0) finished a perfect season in Ennis Wednesday night with a 23-11 victory over the National League Heli-Hunters (12-4) to claim the title of city champions in the Junior Midget League.
The top American League and National League teams in the Junior Midget League played the first of a best-of-three game city championship series Monday night. Undefeated Bubba’s Bar-B-Q (15-0) put the American League at a one game advantage after a 20-3 victory over Heli-Hunters (12-3).
PTL Construction (9-7) and Sign Plex (11-6) battled Friday night for the 8U Softball League championship. SP defeated PTL 12-1 in game one to force a tie-breaker game shortly afterward. PTL turned the tables on SP with a 10-5 victory to walk away with the championship.
Sign Plex (10-5) and American Legion Auxiliary (8-7) faced one another Thursday to determine who would advance to the final round of the 8U Softball League playoffs today and advance to the district championships in July.
Defending state champions and current league second place American Legion (8-5-1) took to the field Wednesday night to play their second playoff game against third place Ferguson Electric (6-7-1) in the Junior Boys League.
Fourth place Holiday Inn Express (5-9) and third place Heater’s Bullpen (6-8) faced off Tuesday night after both teams lost their first Freshman Softball League playoff games on Monday.