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Hugh, Stu and Tater talk football

While many in Ennis only want to know when spring practice starts for the Lions football team and who will line up behind center, there are a few who follow the game at the collegiate and professional level. Our trio at pigskin central; Hugh Jeego, Stu Pendous and Tater Salad, provide insights for fans of […]

Ennis unranked in pre-season softball poll

Mark Warde [email protected] Ennis does not appear in the preliminary 2016 Texas Girls Coaches Association Class 5A softball poll. The Lady Lions posted a 26-6 record last spring and remained ranked all season. After winning their fourth consecutive district championship they advanced past teams to get to the fourth round before being swept in two […]

Palmer girls 1-1, boys 0-2 this difficult week

Palmer Paper Basketball The Palmer Lady Bulldogs went 1-1 last week, while the boys lost a pair of games. The girls lost a tough one the eighth-ranked Sunnyvale Lady Raiders 43-36, on Tuesday, Jan. 5. The Lady Bulldogs went out strong and went up 8-0 before ending the first quarter up by two points. The […]

Ennis soccer drops pair of games in district openers

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Justin Tubbs [email protected] Both the boys and girls Ennis soccer teams failed to put a goal on the board in Mansfield Tuesday night against Mansfield Lake Ridge in the season’s first district action. Coach Brent Stapleton reported after the games Tuesday night that the girls played their best game of the season and that the […]

Squandered lead costs Lady Lions

Ennis Girls Varsity Basketball 2015-2016

Mark Warde [email protected] Ennis yielded a 41-40 lead with three minutes remaining and failed to regain it in a 51-43 defeat at the hands of Arlington Seguin on Tuesday. It was the eleventh time this season the Lady Lions lost by nine-points or less. “We haven’t been able to get over that hump,” said head […]

Seguin crowns Lions, 58-41

  Ennis, 3-12 on the season, remained without a win (0-5) in District 14-5A when they were topped on the road, 58-41, at Arlington Seguin. No details were made available by press time on Wednesday morning. The Lions scheduled to travel to Waxahachie (10-8, 1-4 district) at 8 p.m. on Friday at the Frank Solis […]

Midlothian, Aledo top tables at Hwy 287 tourney; Ennis teams finish near bottom

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Justin Tubbs [email protected] After kicking off the Hwy 287 tournament strong, both the Ennis boys and Ennis girls waned throughout. Boys Tournament The Ennis boys began their tournament with a strong 5-0 showing against Midlothian Heritage. They would go the rest of the tournament without a goal, including in their last game on Saturday against […]

High School Basketball this Week

High School Basketball this Week Tuesday, Jan 12 Palmer Varsity Girls at Kemp, 5:30 p.m. Ennis Varsity Girls at Arlington Seguin, 6:30 p.m. Palmer Varsity Boys at Kemp, 7 p.m. Ennis Varsity Boys at Arl. Seguin, 8 p.m. Friday, Jan 15 Faith Family at Palmer Varsity Girls, 5:30 p.m. Ennis Varsity Girls at Waxahachie, 6:30 […]

Lions drop pair of matches

EHS Girls Varsity Soccer vs. Aledo; 287 Tournament

  The Ennis girls soccer team went down three goals in Friday’s early game of the Hwy 287 Invitational before leading Woodrow Wilson on a headache comeback attempt. A clanging shot off the post by junior midfielder Alyssa Noel would have been the tying goal for the Lions with 15 seconds left in the match, […]

Midlothian beats Ennis off 35-yard strike

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After winning one and tying one the day before, the Ennis boys dropped their first match of the Hwy 287 Invitational tournament on Friday thanks to a beautiful goal from 35 yards out by Midlothian’s Logan Chamberlain. By the time the final 20 minutes of the match rolled around, Ennis had kept Midlothian away from […]

Lady Lions fall again, late, 52-50

Ennis Girls Varsity Basketball 2015-2016

Showing a penchant for coming up short, the Ennis varsity girls basketball team lost a close game for the tenth time this season when Lancaster scored with four seconds remaining in a 52-50 setback on Friday. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! <a href=”http://www.etypeservices.com/Ennis%20Daily%20NewsID64/”>Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read […]

Hugh, Stu & Tater differ on Bama, Clemson

Resident experts on all things football – primarily about the Ennis Lions – Hugh, Stu and Tater have set out to calm the nerves of area purveyors of pigskin. The trio offers their point of view on college and professional football in time for the coming weekend. Who will win the CFB Championship between Alabama […]

Lions win 5-0, draw second match

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Justin Tubbs [email protected] In the first day of the Hwy 287 Invitational soccer tournament, it was clear Ennis senior forward Brian Perez was hungry for real in-game action. The result was a win and a draw with two capable teams. By the end of the first match against Midlothian Heritage, the line read 5-0 Ennis, […]

Girls win opener, 3-2

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Justin Tubbs [email protected] The Ennis girls found themselves up 2-0 before Midlothian Heritage ever scored against them in the girls’ first match of the Hwy 287 Invitational. The first goal came in the first half from Jazmin Esparza after she put a ball past the goalkeeper. Junior Maggie Alferez had the second for her team, […]

Lions host No. 2 Lancaster

Mark Warde [email protected] Friday night the Ennis varsity boys basketball team will take on No. 2 ranked Lancaster at 8 p.m. at the Ensign Gym. While the Tigers sport a 16-2 mark, they’ve only been involved in six games settled by less than 10 points. They’re 4-2 in those games. The rest have been easy […]

Ennis track starts Jan. 25

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Mark Warde [email protected] Ennis track and field begins preparing for the spring season when they hold their first practice on Monday, Jan. 25. Veteran cross country and track coach Lonnie Redning and his staff anxiously await the starting date to see the turnout of aspiring athletes. According to a track assistant, Steve Morrow, many distance […]

Ross shines in setback to No. 1 Timberview

Mark Warde [email protected] Facing the state’s No. 1 ranked team in Mansfield Timberview, the results were as expected. The juggernaut rolled over Ennis, 81-31, to improve their record to 24-0. The Lady Wolves grabbed a 28-10 lead after one quarter, then repeated the effort with a 26-6 fourth in a show of dominance. “Without a […]

Lions have tall order in Lancaster

Mark Warde [email protected] Scoring 20 points in the fourth quarter did little to soften the sting of a 96-45 Ennis loss to Mansfield Timberview on Tuesday night. It was the most points scored against the Lions this season. The Wolves, who are in fourth place in District 14-5A, added to a 23-6 lead with a […]

Palmer Basketball

The Palmer Lady Bulldogs lost a tough game on Saturday to Scurry-Rosser, 44-38. Palmer was able to get the lead early and led through three quarters of play. The Lady Bulldogs were led by Teryn Pritchett who scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds. “We have to learn how to put teams away,” coach Ted […]

Lions soccer has big goals

EHS Boys Soccer 2016 Brent Stapleton

Justin Tubbs [email protected] For Ennis soccer, the season is almost underway. Falling 2-0 in a scrimmage Tuesday evening against Midlothian, the boys varsity team, under the leadership of head coach Brent Stapleton, has high hopes for the 2016 season, only a year removed from what Stapleton called an “atypical” 2015 season, in which the team […]

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