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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

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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 […]

Palmer Basketball Senior Night

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Tuesday night, Feb. 16, was senior night in Palmer for the boys varsity basketball team. The three seniors were honored before the Bulldogs’ last district game against Maypearl. The Palmer team was in a position to knock Maypearl out of their four-way tie for the last position to make a playoff run, but came up […]

Lions fifth among 14 tennis teams

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A young and determined tennis team from Ennis High School placed fifth in a tournament field of 14 schools over the weekend at an event held at the Robert Mertz Tennis Center in Corsicana. The Lions combined to rack up 101 points, well behind a first place Lucas Lovejoy team that had 134. The next […]

Pitching woes continue for Lady Lions

Hardly the start they anticipated, Ennis, with eight of ten starters back from last year’s 26-6 team, continues to struggle like soda water against a cork. Mired in a three-game skid, their bats have been bottled up and their hurlers have yet to hold any of six opponents under five runs. Pitching is surrendering 7.4 […]

Lady Lions fall to Boswell

Playing their third of five tournament games in Mansfield, Ennis fell to Fort Worth Boswell, 5-2, in a game played at Legacy High School on Friday evening. The defeat dropped the Lady Lions to 2-2. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! <ahref=”http://www.etypeservices.com/Ennis%20Daily%20NewsID64/”>Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest […]

Racers for Christ to be led by Ennis chaplain

As another NHRA Mello Yello professional drag racing series kicked off last weekend in Pomona, Calif., an Ennis resident was on the road for the complete tour. Craig Garland is starting his second season as the director of the NHRA National Event Ministry. His career of combining his faith with racing and being the support […]

Maypearl wins playoff at wire

Maypearl (19-15) will meet Life School of Oak Cliff (17-16) at 3 p.m. on Saturday at Ennis High School for a berth in the state Class 3A boys basketball tournament. Four teams finished the regular season tied in fourth place in District 12-3A. Only one advances. Since the group all split their regular-season series against […]

Lady Jackets stung in second round

No. 22 ranked Ferris was upset Friday in the second round of the state Class 4A girls basketball playoffs when Gilmer handed the Lady Yellow Jackets a 62-48 setback in a game played at Wills Point. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! <ahref=”http://www.etypeservices.com/Ennis%20Daily%20NewsID64/”>Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of […]

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