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Indians upset Lions 78-75

Photo by www.photosbylezley.com / Taylor Thompson (2) had a respectable game on offense Friday evening with 16 points scored. He made one three-point bucket, three two-point baskets and seven of eight free throws.

The Waxahachie Indians (6-11, 2-5) unexpectedly defeated the Ennis Lions (7-12, 2-5) Friday night in a match that ended up being decided in the final seconds. The Indians finished on top 78-75 to wrap up the first half of the season in district play.

Lady Lions continue skid with 58-45 loss

Lady Lion Varsity vs. Lancaster

The Ennis Lady Lions (7-14, 0-8) hosted the Lancaster Tigers (11-9, 4-4) Tuesday night to begin the second half of district play.

Towering Tigers topple Ennis 67-48

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Despite a courageous effort at home Tuesday night, the Ennis Lions (7-11, 2-4) fell 67-48 to the towering Lancaster Tigers (18-4, 5-1).

Lions upend Jaguars 64-58

Photo by Dave A. Vance / Aaron Demus (1) was a powerhouse on offense and defense during Friday night’s 64-58 win over Mansfield Summit. He sank two three-pointers, two two-point baskets and made three free throws for 13 points.

The Ennis Lions (7-10, 2-3) headed home with their heads held high Friday night after defeating the Mansfield Summit Jaguars (12-8, 3-2) 64-58 in the fifth district game of the season.

Lady Lions lose heartbreaker 48-43

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A thrilling second half comeback effort led by senior Jada Cox wasn’t enough to overcome a scoreless first quarter Tuesday night, as the Ennis Lady Lions (7-10) fell to the Mansfield Legacy Lady Broncos 48-43.

Lions topple Mansfield Legacy 32-31

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The Ennis Lions (6-10, 1-3) hosted the Mansfield Legacy Broncos (9-7, 2-2) Tuesday evening and battled their way to a 32-31 victory with a three-point shot in the final four seconds of the game.

Williams playing in ‘Semper Fidelis’ bowl

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No. 22 Terence Williams fought through the Spartan defense Friday evening to score two touchdowns. He caught four passes for 35 yards and one touchdown while also rushing nine times for 75 yards and one touchdown.

Standout Ennis Lion running back Terence Williams will represent Ennis at the Semper Fidelis All American Bowl this Sunday in Carson, Calif.

SAGU releases softball schedule

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WAXAHACHIE — The third season of the Southwestern Assemblies of God University softball team is just around the corner.

Lion basketball suffers rough start in district play

Photo by Dave A. Vance / Marcel Jones (22) put two three-pointers and one two-point shot through the hoop Friday night against Mansfield Lake Ridge. The Lions have stumbled at the start of their district schedule and stand at 0-2.

This week marked the beginning of district play for the Ennis Lions (5-8, 0-2).

Seguin trounces Lady Lions 85-28

Despite a team-leading 8-point effort by senior guard Nadia Crayton (22), the Ennis Lady Lions gave up an early 21-0 lead and failed to close the gap against Arlington Seguin on Tuesday night, falling 85-28.

The Ennis Lady Lions (5-7, 0-3) fell behind 21-0 in the first quarter of their Tuesday night game against the Arlington Seguin Lady Cougars and simply couldn’t close the gap, eventually falling 85-28.

Lions wrap season in semifinals

Photo by www.brucelattimer.com / Lion linebacker Ke'idre Flowers (2) and safety Shawn Johnson (7) tag team taking down leading Aledo running back Jess Anders (23).

The Ennis Lions (14-1, 7-0, 15-4A) gave the Aledo Bearcats (15-0, 7-0, 7-4A) the toughest fight of their season, but the Lions were unable to break through the Bearcat defense.

Lions are hungry for some Bearcat

Photo by Dave A. Vance / The undefeated Ennis Lions have been preparing for a big-time showdown with the undefeated Aledo Bearcats on Saturday in Midlothian.

The Ennis Lions (14-0, 7-0, 15-4A) and Aledo Bearcats (14-0, 7-0, 7-4A) are set to go head-to-head Saturday afternoon in the Class 4A Division II semi-final round of the playoffs. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. at Midlothian Stadium.

Baseball team all in for charity

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The Ennis High School baseball program has taken part in the Arms of Hope Christmas Drive this year.

Williams picked for ‘Semper Fidelis’ bowl

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Standout Ennis Lion running back Terence Williams has been chosen to represent Ennis at the Semper Fidelis All American Bowl on Jan. 6 in Carson, Calif.

Comeback Lions clinch region

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Neither freezing precipitation nor the Mesquite Poteet Pirates (12-2, 6-1, 10-4A) could hold the Ennis Lions (14-0, 7-0, 15-4A) at bay Thursday night.

Lions taking on Pirates

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The potential for inclement weather won’t stop the Ennis Lions (13-0, 7-0, 15-4A) from facing the Mesquite Poteet Pirates (12-1, 6-1, 10-4A) in the Class 4A District II Region II finals. The game has been moved from Allen on Friday to Kincaide Stadium in Dallas tonight.

Varsity Lions win out over Jackrabbits

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The Ennis Lions (2-4) hosted the Forney Jackrabbits Tuesday night and sent the Jackrabbits hopping back home with a loss. The Lions outscored the Jackrabbits in three of the four quarters to claim a ­62-50 victory.

Rokas overcomes injury to excel at OBU

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Doctors told Ennis-native Allie Rokas if she continued playing volleyball, she may end up paralyzed. Now, after injury forced her off the court for a year and a half, the Ennis High School graduate is at a new school pursing her dream of playing the game she loves.

Ennis fights for win in Arlington

Photo by www.brucelattimer.com / The Ennis Lions claimed the 4A Division II Region II semifinal championship Friday night after a 46-25 victory over Frisco.

The Ennis Lions (13-0) muscled their way to a 46-25 victory over the Frisco Raccoons (9-4) in the Class 4A Division II regionals.

Christmas production coming to new theater

Photo by www.brucelattimer.com / Terence Williams, No. 22, and the Ennis High School Lions varsity football squad are preparing for the first Ennis appearance at AT&T Stadium in Arlington on Friday in the third-round playoff appearance against the Frisco Raccoons.

The Ennis Lions (12-0, 7-0, 15-4A) are one step further into the 4A Division II playoffs after last Friday’s 64-13 blowout over Lucas Lovejoy in the area round of the playoffs. The Lions spent Tuesday morning practicing at an indoor field in Forney in preparation for Friday’s regional game against the Frisco Raccoons (9-3, 5-2, 13-4A).

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