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Lady Lions lose, 4-2; streak ends

Ennis lost its grip on a late lead and didn’t deliver in several scoring opportunities, including the bottom of the seventh in a 4-2 home setback to Mansfield Timberview. The defeat also snapped the Lady Lions winning streak in district games at 54. They hadn’t tasted a loss in league play in four years. See […]

Palmer softball gets revenge

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In their make-up game played Monday, the Lady Bulldogs softball team took on the Wildcats of Scurry Rosser, which defeated Palmer, 3-2, in its first matchup of the year. In the rematch, Scurry Rosser left four runners on base and never scored as Palmer won, 7-0. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click […]

Palmer goes 2-3 in baseball

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This past weekend, the Palmer Bulldog baseball team played in the Corsicana Tournament, which was moved to Robinson to find some dry fields to play on. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Warde’s Wheelhouse

Firing at moving targets in the sportsworld I’m not saying that Ennis is superstitious, but, after a near daily string of postponements, cancellations, site changes and rescheduling of make-up games, it struck me as weird that neither the baseball nor softball team played on Friday the 13th. See Mark Warde’s report in the Ennis Daily […]

Softball home opener now Tuesday

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There is a 40 percent chance of rain in the forecast for Tuesday’s much-anticipated first softball home game for last year’s state finalist. But after being postponed numerous times already, the odds are better for a well-pitched district triumph. Ennis (8-1) is riding a seven-game winning streak and despite a lineup with five new starters, […]

Athlete of the Week: Monreal

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Freshman Monica (MAHN-reel) Monreal is the Athlete of the Week. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Palmer baseball starts 2-0

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After making an impressive playoff run in the 2014 state playoffs last year, the Bulldogs finally took the field this weekend in Eustace, playing Crandall Friday and Paris on Saturday. The Bulldogs are now 2-0. Also, read Nikole Waddle’s reports on Palmer softball, tennis, and golf. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and […]

Softball tames Broncos, 12-0

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Ennis won their seventh straight game by blanking Legacy, 12-0, on a sunny Thursday afternoon. Freshman righthander Monica Monreal tossed her second shutout in as many days as the Lady Lions improved their overall record to 8-1. In taking the road victory the team lifted their mark in District 14 to 4-0. That adds to […]

Lions edged by Lake Ridge, 2-1

Continuing their early season showing of solid pitching and good defense kept Ennis in Wednesday’s battle at Lake Ridge until yielding a run in the fifth in a 2-1 setback. The Lions rode another impressive pitching performance by Jacob Honza, who went the distance and surrendered a lone earned run. He was touched for five […]

SAGU returns to NAIA tourney

Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) has received an at-large bid to the 2015 Buffalo Funds NAIA mens basketball Division I National Championship. The single elimination tournament consists of 32 teams. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Ennis Softball Sweeps Twin Bill

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Leadoff batter Julia Hollingsworth stroked eight hits in as many trips to the plate, scored five runs and drove in seven as Ennis rolled past Seguin and Red Oak, 12-0 and 11-1, in a Wednesday doubleheader at Legacy High School. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our […]

Lions Baseball home debut Thursday


Ennis High School, at long last, appears to be nearing their first home game of the season at 7 p.m. on Thursday night. Washed away like duck decoys in a winter flood, head coach Kevin Kalinec and the Lions, 1-1, will take on Mansfield Lake Ridge, also 1-1. A year ago the Lions swept the […]

Lady Lions run 5th at Big Green

Ennis finished fifth in a field of 11 girls teams at the Big Green Relays held at Waxahachie’s Lumpkins Stadium over the weekend. The Lady Lions racked up 57 points. The junior varsity girls placed sixth with 29.5 points. Katherine Stuckley turned in an excellent effort in the 100 meter hurdles. See the report in […]

Lions should contend in baseball district


A year after posting a 15-14 mark in one of the state’s toughest districts, Ennis High School looks to be a contender as they head into the 2015 season. The Lions finished District 15 tied with Red Oak a season ago. In a one-game play-in game for a spot in the state tournament, the Red […]

Hollingsworth pre-season All-American

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Ennis High School senior outfielder Julia Hollingsworth has been named to the CBS MaxPreps 2015 Preseason All-American Softball Team. Hollingsworth broke the national record for runs scored in a season with 83 during her junior campaign. The all-state performer was the Player of the Year in the Metroplex last season when she batted .638, drove […]

Lions stretch district winning streak

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Four players rapped two hits apiece and Monica Monreal hurled a two-hitter as Ennis routed Lake Ridge 12-1 on Saturday. It extended the Lady Lions record in consecutive district victories to 51 straight. See Mark Warde’s report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of […]

Palmer softball 5-1 heading to district play

Mother Nature plagued the Lady Bulldogs softball team in their early games, causing the Palmer team to cancel at least 5 of their pre-district matchups and postponing their first district game. The girls, coached by Korey Plough, are 5-1 as they begin district. See Nikole Waddle’s report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to […]

Six Ennis weightlifters advance to regionals

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Ennis had six weightlifters finish in the top ten in their weight class at a Class 5A regional competition last week. Each advanced to the Region III finals in Lindale on March 7. According to coach Paul Willingham, the top two in each weight class win a berth at the state tournament in Abilene, March […]

Ennis soccer sweeps

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Soccer season is winding down, and the Lions and Lady Lions are looking to end the season strong, even if playoff hopes are not alive anymore. Kicking off at Lion Memorial Stadium Friday evening against Lancaster, the boys and girls teams scored 5 goals, enought to win. See Justin Tubbs’ report in the Ennis Daily […]

Mahone declares for Howard Payne

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Another state champion is taking his play to the next level. Hayden Mahone, a defensive tackle on the Lions 2014 team, signed his letter of intent on Friday morning in the football field house with family, friends, and coaches present, declaring himself to Howard Payne University. See Justin Tubbs’ report in the Ennis Daily News! […]

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