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New football field creates excitement for youth

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Ennis Veterans Memorial Park opened one week ago today, and hosted its first round of Ennis Youth Football Association games this past Saturday.

Lenz-Selvera wins TAAF state in two events

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Tye Chandler, [email protected] It’s been a productive summer for incoming Ennis High senior Tori Lenz-Selvera, but she really accomplished something notable last week. While competing at the 2011 Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF) Games of Texas at Waco’s Hart-Patterson Track and Field Complex, Tori came up huge to win state in a pair of events […]

EDN’s top 10 EGSA performances for 2011

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With the Ennis Girls Softball Association (EGSA) season coming to an end last week, I wanted to take this opportunity to recognize some of the best individual performances I saw this year. As always, I can only comment on the games I covered in person. These young ladies took advantage of their opportunities to shine.

U.S. Polyco earns elusive TTAB state victory

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While the season did come to an end for U.S. Polyco early Wednesday morning at the TTAB junior state tourney in Athens, coach Doug Turner’s crew managed to step up on Tuesday afternoon in a big way.

ASA loses offensive shootout to Bullard, 21-11

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Allen Samuels Autoplex played its final game of the season Tuesday night at the TTAB freshman state tournament in Ennis, but the local boys showed plenty of heart in defeat.

Times prove tough for TTAB junior state teams

EDN photo by Tye Chandler / Dillon Cook did his part for U.S. Polyco Monday with a couple of hits at TTAB state.

After having a month off to prepare for TTAB junior state tourney action in Athens, American Legion and U.S. Polyco had a tough go of it on Monday night.

Lions contribute to AAU result

These six Lady Lions play for a Cedar Hill Lady Hurricanes team that took third place among a field of 64 teams at an AAU tournament in College Station last weekend. Lady Hurricanes pictured are (from left) senior Tori Lenz-Selvera, sophomore Nikel Perkins, freshman Arlandria Harris, sophomore Jada Cox, junior Jessica Leaks and junior Aliyah Richard.

Six of the top players for Lady Lion basketball helped the Cedar Hill Lady Hurricanes deliver an outstanding tournament run last weekend.

Standouts recognized at Football Camp

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Among WAC Football teams with players entering grades five through seven, Team Terminators came out on top in Thursday’s championship game.

Battle of Ennis goes to Hotshots at state

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After playing each other in the regular season, the city playoffs and the district tournament, the DRP Auto Body Hotshots and the Mow Pros Mustangs had to meet one more time on Tuesday night with their seasons on the line.

Cheetahs eliminated by Bullard at state

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Facing very strong competition at the TTAS junior state tournament in Belton, the Keever Cheetahs were eliminated on Tuesday night after a 10-3 loss to the Bullard Heat.

Alba bests DRP at state

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On Monday night, the Alba Panthers finished strong to beat the DRP Auto Body Hotshots 8-1 at the TTAS freshman state tournament in Mineola.

Bragg’s Appliance takes second at district

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Facing a very strong Maypearl Panthers team for the TTAB senior midget district title and a trip to state, Bragg’s Appliance came just three innings from sitting atop the mountain.

Teams look for a boost

The Mow Pros Mustangs, DRP Hotshots and Keever Cheetahs are headed to state tournament competition next week, and the financial burden is significant.

Three Ennis softball teams looking to keep their seasons alive at state-level competition next week are in need of a hand.

Maypearl deals Bragg’s Appliance first loss

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Bragg’s Appliance still has a shot to reach the TTAB senior midget state tournament for the second-straight year, but its unbeaten season came to an end on Thursday night.

Gritty Family First lives to fight another day

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Family First Hospice doesn’t know the meaning of the word “quit.”

Bragg’s Appliance maintains TTAB district tear

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The games have to be played on the field, but Bragg’s Appliance looks stronger by the day at the TTAB senior midget district tournament.

Family First starts fast for win

After a shutout loss in their TTAB senior midget district tourney opener on Monday, it would have been easy for Family First Hospice players to pack it in and start thinking about next season.

Bragg’s Appliance looks the part of favorite

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The quest for Bragg’s Appliance to win a second-straight TTAB senior midget district title got off to a smashing start Monday night in Ennis.

Bragg’s Appliance is a well-oiled machine

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As a TTAB state tourney qualifier in 2010 and a 16-0 team so far this year, Bragg’s Appliance has to be considered the favorite heading into this week’s TTAB senior midget district tournament in Ennis.

Hotshots take championship

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The DRP Auto Body Hotshots lived up to their name this week at the TTAS District 4 Freshman Tournament, scorching their opponents by a 57-12 margin over four games to clinch the championship in Whitney on Thursday night.

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