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Hernandez, Stuckly pace girls track team

  Continuing their impressive start to the spring season, the Ennis varsity girls track and field team placed third among a field of 11 teams at Friday’s Big Green Relays in Waxahachie. Lonnie Redning, the veteran head coach, saw two members of the squad finish first in their category, with a host of others racking […]

Lady Lions plead the fifth, rout Seguin; Emerson hurls second straight shutout

Ennis Varsity Softball vs. Red Oak

  Three weeks after Ennis pitching struggles led to another walk-filled setback, the flip has somehow been switched. Control and aggression have abruptly replaced wildness and, just as quickly, the team’s bats have come to life. Wednesday in Arlington the Lady Lions rolled to their fifth straight win, 18-0, over a Seguin team that, coincidentally, […]

Gomez blanks Eagles, Ennis now 7-5

Emiliano Gomez, a senior right-hander for Ennis, made a first inning run hold up in a 1-0 District 14-5A victory over Lake Ridge. The Lions improved their record in all games to 7-5, eclipsing their 2015 victory total of six. Their current district mark leveled at 1-1. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! […]

Ennis erupts past Timberview, Lancaster

Ennis Varsity Softball

Not even a doubleheader with games played 40 miles apart could prevent Ennis from winning twice with shutouts, 8-0 at Mansfield Timberview, then blanking Lancaster, 17-0, at home. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! <ahref=”http://www.etypeservices.com/Ennis%20Daily%20NewsID64/”>Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!</a>

Legacy rallies late to top Lions

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Ennis senior Mason Hopkins deserved a better fate than a 6-1 loss after he hurled a shutout until the sixth inning against three-time district champion Mansfield Legacy on Monday. The Broncos (6-5-1) spoiled the Lions (6-5) home opener by taking advantage of two questionable calls at third base, both went in their favor, along with […]

Warde’s Wheelhouse: Youth baseball, serious fun for kids

One too many chefs in the kitchen may not spoil the meal or the dining experience, but the arrangement can get crowded around the stove. The Ennis Baseball Association and the YMCA teamed up a year ago to lead the always popular youth baseball and softball leagues at Bluebonnet Park. But, like two hands at […]

Ennis soccer seniors say so long

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Ennis closed out the 2016 soccer season on a wet, blustery Friday in a home finale against Waxahachie. The Lions were dealt a 3-0 loss while the Lady Lions blanked the Tribe in a scoreless tie. It was the second time this year the Indians (13-4-3) defeated Ennis (4-8-1) by the same score. Veteran head […]

Tiger Stadium construction begins in Corsicana

Corsicana approved $1.9 million in repairs to the Corsicana High School Tiger Stadium turf and track earlier this week, according to a report in the Corsicana Daily Sun. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! <ahref=”http://www.etypeservices.com/Ennis%20Daily%20NewsID64/”>Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!</a>

Ennis hoops trio named All-District

Ennis freshman Tyquanna Ross was named by coaches Second Team All-District 14-5A, while junior Kiara Glenn and sophomore Nokoia White were on the Honorable Mention team. Head coach David Kilpatrick praised the trio of guards for their skills and for how well they work together. “They play hard, hustle from end-to-end and don’t care who […]

Good weekend for Hollingsworth, Tulsa softball

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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane softball team (15-4) is coming off a 4-0 weekend, sweeping the Tulsa Invitational with wins over Iowa, 2-1 and 9-7, and Lamar, 14-2 and 9-0. The Sooners (12-4) have won four in a row, including two wins over Dartmouth, 9-0 and 7-0, on Saturday in Norman. Freshman designated player Julia Hollingsworth, […]

B&G hoops tourney on Saturday

Ennis Boys & Girls Clubs are hosting their annual, post-season basketball tournament on Saturday, March 12. The community, according to staffer D.J. Johnson, is invited to attend. “They would love the encouragement that fans bring,” Johnson said. “If folks have any time, drop by and support the effort of these kids and their coaches.” Click […]

Lady Lions adjust, now 7-9

Ennis Varsity Softball vs. Legacy

On the heals of back-to-back district wins, Ennis first year softball head coach Kendal Newton is turning around the franchise. The Lady Lions have shown signs of late their offense is revving up and their need for better pitching is doing the same. Newton praises the play of senior hurlers Jayda Emerson and Mo Monreal […]

Palmer sends two girls to state powerlifting

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Palmer sent two girls to the regional powerlifting meet this past weekend and both girls are headed to State! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Palmer boys send two to state powerlifting

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Palmer placed third as a team in the Regional Powerlifting Meet in Elkhart this weekend. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Palmer All-District Basketball Selections

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The Palmer Lady Bulldogs and Bulldogs announced their post season honors. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Palmer All-District Basketball Selections

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The Palmer Lady Bulldogs and Bulldogs announced their post season honors. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Hopkins, Lions blank Rider, 8-0

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Senior right-hander Mason Hopkins threw a complete game, two-hit shutout in an 8-0 Ennis triumph over Wichita Falls Rider on Saturday in Grand Prairie. The win earned the Lions a 3-2 record at the Warrior Classic, good for third place among 10 teams. Hopkins, now 2-0, struck out 11 batters and walked two. One of […]

Fresh look for Lions baseball

On the heals of a trying 2015 season the new-look Ennis baseball Lions are off to a fresh start. Under first year coach Bob Macy, its not just the new uniforms that are stream-lined. The team has worked diligently on the basics, a move to old school baseball. “We have done some good things,” he […]

Pate powers Jungle Kings to 11-1 win

Ennis Varsity Softball vs. Summit

Ennis regrouped following last week’s 12-2 pounding the softball team absorbed at the hands of Legacy, the early-season front-runner, with a pair of robust victories, including an 11-1 rout of Summit on Monday night. The Lady Lions lifted their overall record to 6-10 and their District 14-5A mark to 3-1. At the top is Legacy, […]

Baseball Lions split in Warrior classic

After getting drubbed by Argyle Liberty Christian, 16-3, Ennis bounced back to hammer Lake Highlands, 11-3, during the Warrior Classic in Grand Prairie on Thursday. The Lions, 4-3, play another set of games on Friday; 10 a.m. against Grand Prairie and then at 12:30 p.m. they will meet Dallas Sunset. Both contests are slated for […]

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