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Palmer softball on to Area Round

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The Palmer Lady Bulldogs advanced to the Area round of the playoffs in Region 2-3A after a 3-game series versus Hillsboro this weekend. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Ennis heads down tourney trail

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Reaching the Final Four in Texas high school softball is an arduous task. To earn a shot at the state championship a team must eliminate five teams just to make it to Austin, where the four regional winners meet to determine who receives a coronation. A year ago Ennis (38-5-1) ran the gauntlet for a […]

No. 7 Ennis hosts playoff gameFriday

Like a mighty river the Ennis softball continues to churn out a steady stream of winning teams. A year after advancing to the state championship game they are once again participating in the post-season by winning their fourth district championship in a row. Friday night the Lady Lions play host to W.H. Adamson at 6:30 p.m. in a […]

Longtime baseball coaches step down

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District 14-5A champion Waxahachie avenged a 1-0 loss to Ennis a month ago by taking the rematch, 11-0, in a game that marked the farewell of two longtime coaches. As expected, the game was the final in the longtime coaching career of Ennis assistant Kelvin Blank. It brought a gracious end to decades in the […]

Ennis hires two new football coaches

Ennis High School has announced the hire of two new football position coaches in the wake of offensive coordinator Brandon Layne making public his resignation to take a head coaching job at La Vernia High School, near San Antonio. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition […]

Palmer baseball gains revenge

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The Palmer Bulldogs baseball team got revenge on the Maypearl Panthers Tuesday, beating them 6-1 in 7 innings on their home field. The Bulldogs started things off right in the first inning, after senior pitcher, Brian Archibald struck out 3 of the first 4 batters for Maypearl. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! […]

Lady Lions reclaim first place

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No. 14 Ennis whacked 12 hits, four of them for extra-bases, en route to a 9-6 triumph over No. 7 Mansfield Timberview on Wednesday evening. Pregame hype centered on the tie atop District 14-5A. Both teams entered the game with a lone loss in league play, with Timberview winning at Ennis, 4-2, a month ago. It ended […]

Fraga tosses 5-hitter but Lions suffer 3-0 loss

Jesus Fraga fired a complete game five-hitter, but it wasn’t enough to prevent Red Oak from handing Ennis a 3-0 road loss on Wednesday. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Ennis students at Special Olympics

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Ennis children and teenagers have annually participated, excelled and benefitted from the Special Olympics track meet, which has been sponsored for over 20 years by the Waxahachie ISD. The threat of rain couldn’t deter Tuesday’s event, which was held at Lumpkins Stadium. The clouds never opened and the return of a north wind was chilly but bearable. […]

Ennis has 1 champ, 3 runners-up at district tennis

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Ennis is sending four entries to irst rounds of the regional tennis tournament, after claiming a championship and three runners-up finishes in the district meet Tuesday at Arlington. Annie Callegari and Joey Hull teamed to win the girls doubles title, and they defeated Ennis teammates Ashley Slovacek and Alyssa Herrera for the crown. Slovacek and […]

Ennis, Motorplex team for July 4 fireworks

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The City of Ennis will be hosting a free fireworks show for the public on Saturday, July 4th at Texas Motorplex. It will be the first time a major fireworks display has been set off at the historic facility in several years and the first time the City of Ennis is producing a large-scale holiday […]

Baseball seeks revenge at Red Oak

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Six games remaining and with four of them on the road, Ennis enters the final two weeks of the regular season with little margin for error. Tuesday night at 7 p.m. in Red Oak the Lions look to avenge a 10-1 loss in which they gave up sevens in the last two innings. Five errors gift-wrapped the game […]

Ennis tennis has 7 of 10 entries alive for titles

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Seven of Ennis’ 10 entries in the Spring District Tennis Tournament were alive in the winners’ brackets following Monday’s openings rounds. Two of the doubles teams will meet for a championship. The tournament continues today at the Arlington Tennis Center. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our […]

Ennis has softball showdown with Timberview

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The age old irresistible force paradox will be at work when No. 7 Mansfield Timberview (14-3-1) plays host to No. 14 ranked Ennis (15-4) at 7 p.m. on Wednesday evening. The outcome of that enigma, “What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object?” will likely decide the 2015 regular season championship in District 14 of […]

Ennis girls track runs well at Red Oak

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Ennis varsity and junior varsity girls track and field teams prepared for this week’s District 14-5A championships with a solid showing at the Carter-Ritter Relays in Red Oak. The varsity racked up 118.5 points to finish third while the jayvee team had 87 points in a fourth place showing. Next up for the squad is […]

Palmer baseball keeps on rolling

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The Palmer Bulldogs beat the Mustangs of Red Oak Life 5-2 on Friday. The Bulldogs scored their first run of the game in the second inning, a lead-off home run by senior Brian Archibald. Cole Howeth also singled and stole second before the inning was over. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click […]

Palmer softball rallies past Kemp

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The Palmer Lady Bulldogs beat Kemp on Friday 16-6 at Palmer in five innings. Two home runs helped the cause. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Area softball teams on state ranking radar

The Texas Girls Coaches Association released their weekly Top 25 softball poll on Monday and three area teams appear among the best in the state. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Ennis tennis heads to districts

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Nine Ennis entries have earned a spot among the top four seeds in their division heading into the district tennis tournament, scheduled for Monday and Tuesday at the Arlington Tennis Center. The top two finishers in each division advance to the regional tournament, which is scheduled for the following week. Coach Keith Howard is confident […]

Lady Lions roll, 10-0

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Monica Monreal fired a two-hit shutout to carry Ennis to 10-0 triumph over Mansfield Summit on Friday. The freshman right-hander struck-out a dozen Jaguars to improve her record to 14-2. It was her seventh shutout of the season and second this week. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for […]

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