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Lion tennis moves on to regionals

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The Ennis Lions took two games of three last weekend at the bi-district playoffs, advancing to regional playoffs coming this weekend.

Lions devour Broncos 56-18

Photo by Mike Williamson / No. 22 Terence Williams and the Ennis Lions offense piled up 533 yards against Mansfield Legacy on Friday night, helping seal a 7-0 record and cement a district No. 1 spot for the 2013 Lions squad.

The Ennis Lions (7-0, 4-0) exploded on the Mansfield Legacy Broncos (6-1, 3-1) Friday night with an exceptional performance in front of a stadium full of fans.

Week 7: Showdown at our homecoming

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There are only two undefeated teams in the 15-4A district and they will be battling one another on Friday to determine who the top team in the district is.

Ennis battles past Red Oak

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Friday night’s rivalry game between the Ennis Lions (6-0, 3-0) and Red Oak Hawks (3-3, 1-2) was a nail-biter that wasn’t decided until the final minute of the game.

Freshman Maroon Lions top Hawks

Photo by Dave A. Vance / The Ennis Lion freshmen maroon team fought through the Red Oak defense to claim a 16-8 victory at home Thursday night.

The Ennis Lions (2-4-1) freshmen maroon team battled the Red Oak Hawks Thursday night and maintained a 16-0 lead until late in the third quarter. The Lions defended their home field to claim a 16-8 victory.

Week 6: Lions go Hawk hunting

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/ The Ennis Lions have been preparing all week to face the Red Oak Hawks on Friday. Statistically, the Lions are the dominant team, but Lion Coach Jack Alvarez stresses never underestimating a rivalry like Ennis and Red Oak.

The Ennis Lions (5-0, 2-0) will take to the field Friday night to face the Red Oak Hawks (3-2, 1-1) who at first glance do not appear to be as strong of a team as last season. However, Lion head coach Jack Alvarez knows all bets are off when these two rivals take to the field.

Lions tennis clinches district crown

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The Ennis Lions tennis team (8-6, 5-0 in district )went to Waxahachie Tuesday night and clinched the district title on the opposing court, crushing the Indians 18-1. For the fourth consecutive year, the Lions took the district crown with a perfect district record.

Lions volleyball beats Lancaster in five games

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The Ennis Lions (8-13, 2-6) played out five sets to claim a much needed 3-2 victory over the Lancaster Tigers Tuesday after falling in three sets to the Mansfield Lake Ridge Eagles Friday night. The Lions last defeated the Tigers in three sets during the district opener in September.

Ennis XC runs 17th at Race at the Lake

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Ennis Cross Country traveled to Grand Prairie on Thursday to run in the 17th Race at the Lake. The 5,000-meter course provided the runners with a preview of the district and regional courses they will run in a few weeks.

Lions bury Eagles 62-14

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The Ennis Lions (5-0, 2-0) erupted on the Mansfield Lake Ridge Eagles (1-4, 0-2) Friday night with a profound 62-14 victory.

JV Lions clip Eagles’ wings

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The Ennis Lions (5-1, 3-0) junior varsity squad pounded on the Mansfield Lake Ridge Eagles Thursday night to finish with a 64-8 blowout and remain undefeated in district play.

Week 5: Lions prepare for Lake Ridge offense

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The Ennis Lions (4-0, 1-0) will face the Mansfield Lake Ridge Eagles (1-3, 0-1) on Friday in what is projected to be an exciting game for Lion fans.

Junior High Cross Country excels at Lions Den

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The Junior High Cross-Country teams ruled the day for Ennis, with the girls squad bringing home the only championship of the day and the boys taking runner-up honors.

Ennis volleyball falls to tough Jaguar team

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The Ennis Lions (7-12, 1-5) continue to face difficulty in a challenging 15-4A district. The Lions have dropped their last three games. The Lions fell in three sets (25-13, 25-13, 25-9) to the Mansfield Summit Jaguars (4-2) on Tuesday.

Lions claw Cougars 29-22

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The Ennis Lions (4-0, 1-0) added their name to the list of teams who won their district opener games at home with a 29-22 victory over the Arlington Seguin Cougars (2-2, 0-1).

Freshmen honor Blank with 42-26 victory

EDN Photo by Dave Vance / No. 8 Brian Walker had an impressive running game during Thursday's first district win against the Arlington Seguin Cougars. He rushed 118 yards on nine carries to help the Lions claim a 42-26 victory.

The Ennis Lion (1-3-1, 1-1) white and maroon freshman teams combined to face a district match against the Arlington Seguin Cougars (0-4, 0-1) on Thursday.

Week 4: Lions play host to Cougars

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Although high school football season has already begun in Texas, the games that really matter will begin on Friday when the Ennis Lions (3-0) host the Arlington Seguin Cougars (2-1) for the district opener Friday.

Yellowjackets blank visiting Panthers

Photo by Mike Williamson / James Richards forces one of the four fumbles recovered by Ferris on the night.

The Quinlan Ford Panthers traveled to Ferris on Friday night to take on the Yellowjackets. Both team entered the game with a 3-0 record expecting to go 4-0.

Lady Lions end tough week with 3-0 loss

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The Ennis Lions (7-9, 1-2) wrapped up a difficult week after falling to the Waxahachie Indians (3-0) in three sets on Friday.

Lions topple Mansfield Legacy 16-3

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The Ennis Lions (6-5, 3-0 in district) topped Mansfield Legacy 16-3 on Tuesday on the strength of shutout play from the girls’ doubles teams and boys singles.

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