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By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Division I Region I Area Allen 24, Belton 7 Duncanville 52, Lewisville Hebron 7 San Angelo Central 66, Keller Timber Creek 14 Region II Area The Woodlands 51, Garland Sachse 40 Region III Area Galena Park North Shore 17, Dickinson 7 Houston Lamar 24, Fort Bend Ridge […]

Ennis, Motorplex to be featured on Discovery Channel

Ennis and the Texas Motorplex will soon be featured on an episode of Discovery Channel’s “Street Outlaws.” Get all the details in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Athlete of the Week: J.T. Mackey

The Lions’ senior receiver led his team’s scoring efforts, connecting with Kade Graff twice for touchdowns. In his final games wearing a Lions uniform, Mackey caught five passes for 67 yards. Athlete of the Week is sponsored by Ennis State Bank.

Lions lose playoff opener

KILLEEN – J.T. Mackey was on the receiving end of a pair Kade Graff scoring passes in the second quarter, but it was not enough to prevent Bryan from defeating Ennis, 41-27, in the Bi-District playoff opener. Get the full game recap in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Ennis exits with loss to Bryan; other Texas playoff scores

By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Division I Region I Bi-District Allen 34, Euless Trinity 25 Belton 38, South Grand Prairie 30 Duncanville 24, Killeen Harker Heights 7 Keller Timber Creek 54, Arlington Martin 51 Lewisville Hebron 40, Plano East 35 San Angelo Central 72, EP Franklin 7 Region II Bi-District Austin Bowie […]

‘Batten’-ing down the hatch

District 17-5A champion Ennis begins their second season tomorrow with a first round clash against Bryan. It will be played at a neutral site in Killeen at the 7,600-seat Leo Buckley Stadium. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Athlete of the Week: Tycen Thompson

The junior halfback ran for 251 yards on 21 totes, while tying a school record with 5 TD’s. His rushing total was the fifth best according to team historian Kevin Bohanon. He scored on runs of 76, 7, 13, 3 and 56 yards, in order, helping Ennis bring home the District 17-5A championship. Athlete of […]

District Champs!

Tycen Thompson delivered a commanding performance in the biggest game of the season to lead an inspired Ennis team to a 52-21 rout of Corsicana to win the District 17-5A championship, the 23rd in team history. Check out the comprehensive game coverage in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Ennis crushes Corsicana; roundup of Texas HS FB scores

By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Allen 49, Wylie 0 Amarillo 34, Dumas 13 Arlington 28, Arlington Houston 21 Austin Bowie 59, San Marcos 7 Austin High 56, Austin William Travis 28 Austin Westlake 54, Cedar Park Vista Ridge 0 Beaumont West Brook 48, Conroe 19 Belton 56, Copperas Cove 21 Canyon 35, […]

Lions, Tigers, district… Oh my!

Never mind that only one of the two teams playing Friday considers their opponent a rival, the stakes are high enough to make the season finale a can’t-miss clash between Ennis and Corsicana. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

EHS senior qualifies for third state cross country meet

Senior Alyssa Noel qualified for the Class 5A state cross country meet for the third consecutive year on Saturday in Huntsville. Full story in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

Athlete of the Week: Tycen Thompson

The junior halfback broke his personal record with an 18-carry, 207-yard performance in the Lions’ 27-14 win over Nacogdoches Friday. His previous mark was 205 yards at Kimball in September. Thompson averaged 11 yards per rush and scored a pair of touchdowns. Athlete of the Week is sponsored by Ennis State Bank.

Ennis knocks off Nacogdoches; scores from around the state

By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Alief Taylor 47, Pearland Dawson 20 Allen 38, Plano East 31 Arlington Houston 34, North Crowley 0 Arlington Martin 51, Arlington 21 Austin Bowie 59, Austin Akins 14 Austin Westlake 41, Leander 0 Belton 56, Killeen Ellison 35 Byron Nelson 29, Lewisville Marcus 22 Cedar Hill 28, […]

Better with time: Graff matures in QB role

Learning to play the quarterback position is like learning to play the violin with a solo in public, then getting lessons as one goes along. No wonder few accomplish the level that would allow them to play a Stradivarius. Get the details on this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Athlete of the Week: Morgan Hopkins

The senior right-side hitter led the Lady Lions to a pair of sweeps this week. In a stunning upset of previously unbeaten Corsicana, she paced the team with 11 kills and a timely serving ace. Ennis has qualified for the 2016 state playoffs after taking all three sets from Jacksonville on Friday afternoon. The team […]

Ennis edged in road game; HS FB scores from around the state

By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Aldine Davis 17, Aldine MacArthur 14 Alief Taylor 62, Alief Hastings 26 Alvin 53, Clear Falls 27 Arlington 63, FW Paschal 30 Arlington Bowie 26, Arlington Lamar 24 Arlington Martin 51, North Crowley 28 Austin Bowie 49, Austin Anderson 21 Austin Westlake 45, Kyle Lehman 6 Cedar […]

Reservation for 6: Moreno thriving after move to WR

Amazing how well things can turn out when one’s purpose is not selfish. Ennis senior Evan Moreno, having played quarterback for years, battled his close friend… Get this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Subscribe today!

Stevenson: Fall Nationals enjoyed ‘great show’

Known as the quickest of all motorsports, drag racing reaches speeds in excess of 320 mph. In Texas the fastest track is the quarter-mile at Texas Motorplex in Ennis. Over the weekend it was likely the loudest as it hosted the 31st NHRA Fall Nationals. Get this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The […]

Brown wins AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals

ENNIS, Texas (AP) — Points leader Antron Brown won the AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals Sunday for his seventh Top Fuel victory of the season. The defending season champion beat Steve Torrence in the final with a 3.744-second pass at 321.12 mph for his 61st career victory. Brown increased with points lead over Doug Kalitta […]

Hight night performance steals show

Robert Hight is taking a page from the playbook of his beloved Los Angeles Dodgers and is just continuing to grind it out. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

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