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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 […]

Lady Lions roar to 2-0 start

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Ennis swept Carrollton Ranchview on Tuesday, 3-0 (25-14, 25-18, 25-14), pulling away down the stretch in each game. Coupled with a road win at North Mesquite the previous night, the Lady Lions are off to a 2-0 start. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and […]

Palmer volleyball seeks improvement in 2015

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The Palmer Lady Bulldogs varsity volleyball team is coming off a respectable 2014 season, during which they finished fifth in the district behind Maypearl, Sunnyvale, Scurry-Rosser and Red Oak Life. Life Oak Cliff, Kemp and Faith Family Academy finished out the eight-team district last year. This summer, 12 of the players participated in the Ferris […]

Athlete of the Week: Corbyn Koscielniak

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The veteran middle hitter was one of seven players from the 2014 Ennis varsity volleyball team to win a place on this year’s Lady Lions. Koscielniak (kuh-SHELL-nee-yac), who wears No. 12, is the tallest member on the roster at 5-10. She led the team in blocking opponent’s shots. Ennis plays their first match at home […]

Webster defines 2015 as an encore

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One of the defensive unsung heroes during the 2014 Ennis state championship football team was junior linebacker Jordan Webster. He’s back and plans to deliver an encore performance. He played at middle linebacker in his freshman and sophomore campaigns, but was moved to outside linebacker in 2014. At 5-8 and 160 pounds as a junior, […]

Lake Bardwell, two boat ramps, now open

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After being shut down due to record spring flooding, Lake Bardwell has been cleared for fishing and swimming by lake manager Mike Stegall. Two boat ramps have been officially reopened to the public. Twenty-feet above normal six weeks ago, the lake was closed by the Army Corps of Engineers through July if not longer. July […]

Game on: Tye Chandler recalls days covering Ennis sports

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It’s been three years since he reported on local school athletics, but former Ennis Daily News Sports Editor Tye Chandler still has happy memories of the Bluebonnet City. “I remember Ennis as the place I spent eight and a half years,” he said in a recent EDN interview in which he discussed his days covering […]

Lady Lions start new volleyball season at home on Tuesday

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Second year head coach Jonathan Stewart revealed the 2015 varsity volleyball roster for Ennis following a week of tryouts. The squad is comprised of six seniors, five juniors and a pair of promising sophomores. The Lady Lions improved to 15-25 a year ago after winning just five times in 2013 and only four the previous […]

Lions duo sign with UT-Permian Basin

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Desten Johnson and Treyvionne Edwards, both starters on the 2014 state champion Ennis football team, signed with the University of Texas at Permian Basin on Tuesday. Head coach and athletic director Jack Alvarez congratulated the duo during a brief ceremony. UTPB announced it was starting an NCAA Division II program last year, though its first […]

Lake Clark yields bass-tastic fishing

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While most area lakes remain closed after torrential rains led to six weeks of flooding, Lake Clark remains open and active. Last week Williams, who lives in Ellis County, reeled in an 18-inch, 3.76-pound large mouth bass while competing in the “Working Man’s Bass Tournament.” See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here […]

Ennis netters push to make the cut

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Second-year Ennis volleyball head coach Jonathan Newton adjusted plans for Friday’s team-selection process. About 40 high school girls are contending for a place on one of three teams; varsity, junior varsity or freshman. The first two squads will carry an ideal roster of 10 while the frosh squad may be larger due to its objective […]

Ennis-Waxahachie game to be televised

When Ennis travels to Waxahachie for the Battle of 287 on Sept. 11, more than a packed house at Lumpkins Stadium will watch the game. KTXA Channel 21 television announced on Tuesday it will air the game later that night on a tape delay basis at 10:30 p.m. See the report in the Ennis Daily […]

Ennis XC hits the ground running

Run. Eat. Sleep. Repeat. The life of a cross runner has but one season – year around. Ennis High School is no exception. Lonnie Redning, who has been the coach of boys and girls cross country teams at Ennis since 2000, began camp on Monday at 7 a.m. As for running a lot, count on […]

Football recruiting is big time in Texas – 18 recent Ennis players playing at next level

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The pipeline for major colleges is once again the Lone Star State, further cementing the state of high school football south of the Red River. According to the current Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine, Texas had 412 players signing letters of intent to Football Bowl Subdivision schools, including a nation-leading 378 from high schools. The […]

Ennis volleyball tryouts begin Monday

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Players seeking to earn a place on the Ennis High School volleyball team will have a week to secure their place during tryouts at the Ensign Gym. Over 40 players are expected to be on hand Monday, Aug. 3, for the first day. Two-a-day practices are set for 8:30-10:30 a.m. and 12:30-2:30 p.m. The week […]

Athlete of the Week – Anastasha Andrade

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Anastasha Andrade has enjoyed her share of success and high finishes for the Ennis Cross Country team. A dedicated senior, she is entering her final year in maroon. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Cross Country courses charted for Ennis

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Ennis coach Lonnie Redning has released both the high school and the junior high cross country schedules for the fall season. Both squads will compete together at the same location four times, starting with a local meet between Waxahachie and Maypearl. The improving program includes two home events for the EJH team while the varsity […]

Ennis ranked No. 8 in pre-season poll

Like opinions and polls, everyone seems to have one. Ennis appears at No. 8 in the Metroplex according to the Dallas Morning News pre-season rankings. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

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