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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 […]

Palmer Tennis at Ennis

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Palmer’s Tennis teams competed in the Ennis Madness Tournament last week. In girls’ singles, Rachael Stagner finished with one win and two losses in the consolation semi-finals. Kaylee Hernandez and Jaycee Miller both finished with the day with two wins and one loss for the day and both making it to the girls’ singles semi-finals. […]

Ferris lifter qualifies for state

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Ferris senior Aundrea Jackson, in only her second year as a weightlifter, punched her ticket to the March 19 state Class 4A tournament. The best defender on the state-ranked Lady Jackets basketball team, at 5-4, advanced in the 165-lb. weight class with a fourth place finish at regionals, which were hosted at Fairfield High School. […]

Lady Lions meet Red Oak

Ennis softball, 4-10 this season, will be back in action at noon at Saturday when they take on Red Oak on the road. Both teams have pitching pains. Combined with a slow-starting offense, the Red Hawks could be the perfect tonic for the Lady Lions. Mansfield Summit comes to Ennis for a 7 p.m. game […]

Lions baseball in GP tournament

Ennis will play five games over the next three days in Grand Prairie in the 2016 Warrior Classic. A field of 10 teams, divided in two groups, have doubleheaders on Thursday and Friday, with a solo game on Saturday. Ennis, now 3-2, face Argyle Liberty Christian at 12:30 p.m., followed by Lake Highlands at 3 […]

Mixed doubles pace JV racquets

JV Madness Tournament Ennis Results Boys Singles Travis Mitchell – 2nd Beat Glen Rose 8-0, beat Irving Mac Arthur 8-1, beat Maypearl 8-2, lost finals to Glen Rose 8- 0. Girls Singles – no entries Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Maliska, Weatherford, roll in 12-4 win

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Former Ennis all-state pitcher Taylor Maliska continued her winning ways on Saturday during a complete game, five hitter to lead Weatherford College to a 13-3 win on Saturday over Western Oklahoma. The Coyotes scored 12 times in the first inning to stake the sophomore left-hander to a huge lead. She went on to strike out […]

First inning slam does in softball Lions

Ennis Varsity Softball vs. Legacy

Three walks to the first three batters was followed by one swing, a giant grand slam to left by junior shortstop Meagan Dake. It was all Mansfield Legacy (9-4) needed to defeat Ennis, 12- 2, during Tuesday’s home debut for the Lady Lions. Dake added a second homer, a solo shot. Control issues continued for […]

Madness tournament shows Ennis progress

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Racking up impressive individual performances, the Ennis racquets team collectively affirmed their considerable potential during the weekend Varsity Madness tennis tournament. Chocked full of underclassmen, the Lions are gearing up for a strong finish, so says veteran head coach Keith Howard. “This was probably our best finish overall as a team this year,” he said. […]

Rally falls short, Ennis drops pair

Ennis (3-6) suffered a pair of losses in the first day of the Ft. Worth Brewer tournament on Thursday. Unbeaten Justin Northwest (5-0) administered the first, 6-1, before Odessa Permian (6-1-1) held off a furious Lady Lions rally in an 11-10 setback. Ennis trailed 11-1 in the third inning before mounting a comeback; scoring two […]

Lion lifters earn regional trip

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Huffing and puffing, along with a few hearty grunts, three Ennis power-lifters qualified for the March 5 regional meet in Lindale. The entire team competed at the Forney High School Powerlifting Invitational on Feb. 20. Deven Collins, a 300-pound junior, advanced to regionals in the super heavyweight class. Dytaveion Hill and Edgar Carrera, in the […]

Palmer Powerlifting competes at three meets

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Nikole Waddle Contributor The Palmer Powerlifting teams have been very busy recently, having participated in three meets already this year. At Rice On Jan. 16, the teams competed in Rice and the boys team earned a third place finish. Noah Vasquez earned first place in the 114 weight class, Juan Hernandez earned first place in […]

Lady Lions halt skid, win 13-9

Ennis snapped a three-game losing streak with a 13-9 victory at Mansfield Lake Ridge on Wednesday night. The District 14-5A opener was rained out the day before. The Lady Lions, now 3-4, had a 14-hit attack and received a very good pitching effort from senior Morelia “Mo” Monreal. Combined with six walks from Eagle pitchers […]

TPWD sets hearing in Ennis on changes to deer hunting regs

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is considering creating additional deer hunting opportunities in East Texas through additional “doe days” in 23 counties and expanding white-tailed deer hunting into 14 counties across the western Panhandle. The recommendations are among a slate of proposed deer hunting regulation changes for 2016- 17. TPWD will be taking public […]

Palmer softball rolls, 28-0

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Palmer’s Lady Bulldogs played their first softball game last week. After eight of the 14 varsity softball players left the basketball court Monday night in their bi-district championship loss to Grandview, they hit the softball diamond running, literally. The Lady Bulldogs scored 28 runs against the Venus Lady Bulldogs on Tuesday, playing only three innings […]

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