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Big plays highlight Lions scrimmage

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After a hard day’s night the labor of two Class 5A heavyweights, No. 3 Ennis and No. 5 Longview punched out and headed home. The Lobos held a one touchdown advantage after nearly three hours of competition, though both teams ended the scrimmage pleased with their effort and most of the results. In a variety […]

State football poll ranks Ennis No. 3

The Associated Press has released the 2015 preseason rankings for Texas high school football and the defending champions from Ennis are at No. 3 in Class 5A. There are two divisions in the higher classes, and Aledo (ah-LEE-doh), who were champs in Division I, are ranked No. 1. See the report in the Ennis Daily […]

Lions-Lobos clash Friday in Longview

Appearing in the pre-season coaches poll as the No. 1 team in Class 5A Region II, Ennis will have their hands full when they travel 125 miles to scrimmage the No. 5 team in Longview. The exhibition begins at approximately 7 p.m. on Friday. The teams are expected to take the field for warm-ups around […]

McCabe among top world archers

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In Kayla McCabe’s high school career, she has proven she is good at more than just a few things. The recent Ennis High graduate has taken blue ribbons in livestock showing, woodwork and has managed to pull off good grades all the while. Her most recent venture into archery has proven just as successful. See […]

Lions Insider: Hugh, Stu and Tater are name-droppers

Mark Warde, EDN Managing Editor, enlisted the services of three football experts for a weekly column on Ennis Lions football. Two use fictitious names, though they have their ear to the ground to gain their insights. The third guy admits he mistakenly dropped into the office looking for a haircut from Red Sanders. Q1) What […]

Super efforts explainable for Ennis Heat

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Everett Green has spent years training for personal athletic performance. Years later he is helping young track hopefuls chase their own potential. He sometimes wears a Superman t-shirt. And for good reason. Following a successful prep career at Ennis High School in the late 1990’s he ran track at UT-Arlington. Now he is the head […]

Lions gearing up for Longview scrimmage

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It won’t be long until Ennis can use an ink pen when writing the starting lineup for the football Lions. For the time being, however, head coach Jack Alvarez jots names with a pencil. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of […]

Palmer wins Venus VB tourney

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This weekend, the Palmer Lady Bulldogs competed in the Venus volleyball tournament and just as they did in 2014, ended up tournament champions. 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 smarting from weekend tourney

They were not the kind of volleyball results expected for Class 5A Ennis. After sweeping two teams to start the season, six tournament matches over the weekend in Fairfield witnessed the Lady Lions fall three times, twice to schools in much smaller classes. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign […]

Bodacious blasts! Todd Jones’ air-horn ready for Lions football

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It’s not quite the biblical trumpet in Zion, but it is a clear call of the Lions. Ennis football fans at home or on the road may have never seen the E-Train air horn or the guy who operates the equipment, but everyone has heard his triumphant blasts. For about 15 or more years Todd […]

Palmer football has fresh look

They’re back, and they’re ready to go. Coming off a highly successful 2014 season in which Palmer won a district title with an 8-2 regular season record. The title was the first in school history, and the Bulldogs are rearing to get back on the gridiron in 2015, toting a completely new look. See the […]

Maroon is hereditary to Lipscomb

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Football is in Logan Lipscomb’s blood. The senior safety who is one of seven returning starters, does not lack for confidence in his teammates or this year’s Ennis football team. At 6-foot-1 and 190 pounds, he and senior cornerback Marqus Monroe are the moorings of a defense that is replacing all-state performers and six who […]

Ennis tops Mansfield, 11-8, in tennis opener

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Another sweltering August day. Another triumph for head coach Keith Howard’s Ennis tennis team. Some things never change. The Lions took on Class 6A Mansfield this week in the season opener for both teams. The setting, in which each side lines up a list of singles and doubles matches, the first one to rack up […]

Palmer volleyball team now 5-0

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The Palmer Lady Bulldogs volleyball team is now undefeated after battling their first five opponents this week. Palmer first played a dual match on Tuesday versus Italy and Ferris and was able to defeat the Italy squad in three games. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our […]

Ennis volleyball goes 2-1 in Fairfield

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Ennis varsity volleyball improved their season record to 4-1 by taking two of three matches, all against Class 2A teams, at a tournament hosted in Fairfield on Thursday. 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 cross country teams shaping up

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The Palmer boys and girls Cross Country teams have been putting in work for the upcoming season. Summer workouts lasted for 4 days a week for 6 weeks. The runners have been lifting and running all summer long, in addition to their workouts that began last week. Many of these athletes participate in more than […]

Lions Insider: Hugh, Stu and Tater Talk Football

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Managing Editor Mark Warde located three guys to talk football; two who really think they know a lot about Ennis football and another who knows that Ennis plays football. Q: What or who has been the most impressive this first week of camp? Hugh Jeego: What caught my attention was this week’s up-tempo, spirited practices. […]

Alvarez talks starters in upcoming season

This is the second part of a two-part series on the Ennis Lions football team. The first part appeared in Thursday’s edition of the EDN. When the Ennis Lions new defense takes the field this season, it will feature plenty of skill and talent but not as much experience, as some would like. Wednesday, head […]

85 Speedway Results

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Results from Aug. 8 showed Jerry Dickeson once again in the winner’s circle in the factory stock division. He narrowly edged out Justin Nabors. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Coach Alvarez tells Ennis Lions potential starters

This is the first part of a two-part series on the Ennis Lions’ starters for the upcoming football season. The secret’s out. The Lions have named their official starting roster – or, at least, the official starting roster if the season were to start today. Head coach and athletic director Jack Alvarez spoke to the […]

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