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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.

Lions tear apart Forney Falcons

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The Ennis Lions (3-0) showed no mercy to the struggling North Forney Falcons (1-2) Friday night. The Lions led 41-0 going into the half and finished with an impressive 55-3 to remain undefeated after week three in non-district play.

Ennis freshman fall to North Forney

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The Ennis Lion freshmen maroon team (0-2-1) looked to be headed toward their first victory of the season Thursday night, but a few mistakes in the second half let the game get away. The North Forney Falcons came back from a 8-0 deficit going into the half to take home a 12-8 victory.

Week 3: Lions aiming to clip Falcons’ wings

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The Ennis Lions (2-0) are prepared for week three and look to notch another win against the North Forney Falcons (1-1) Friday.

Lions overcome strong Red Oak team

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The Ennis Lions tennis team (6-5, 3-0 in district) faced what Coach Keith Howard called the best Red Oak team in that school’s history on Tuesday. But even their best wasn’t good enough to topple a rolling Ennis team.

Ferris stomps Kemp in 56-0 rout

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Yellowjackets faced Yellowjackets Friday night as Kemp traveled to Ferris high school for a Friday night gridiron match.

Lions uproot Farmers 21-13

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The Ennis Lions (2-0) got out ahead of the Lewisville Farmers (0-2, 5A) Friday night with a 21-3 lead going into the second half, but slipped in the second.

Lewisville upsets JV Lions in home opener

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The Ennis Lions (1-1) and Lewisville Farmer (1-1) junior varsity teams battled it out at Lion Memorial Stadium Thursday afternoon.

WEEK 2: Lions battle Lewisville

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The Ennis Lions (1-0) head to Max Goldsmith Stadium in Lewisville Friday to face the Farmers (0-1, 5A) at 7:30 p.m.

Girls’ CC takes second in Kaufman

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The Ennis Lions Cross-Country team traveled to Kaufman on Saturday to open the season in the Run with the Lions Invitational.

Ferris takes out Godley 20-15

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On Friday night the Ferris Yellowjackets traveled to Godley to take on the Wildcats in their home stadium and managed to eke out a win. Things started out a little rough for the Yellowjackets as Godley took the opening kickoff down the field scoring on a 69 yard run on the third play of the game.

Lions tear down Burleson

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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.

The Ennis Lions (1-0) kicked off the 2013 season with a morale-boosting 43-14 victory over the Burleson Centennial Spartans (0-1). The Lions gave fans a preview of the diverse talent the team has this season with a variety of offensive plays and defensive stops by multiple defensemen.

Game time looms

Photo by Dave A. Vance / The Ennis Lions varsity team have put in a lot of hard work during practice in preparation for Friday's season opener against Burleson Centennial. The Lions opened last season with a 30-16 victory over Burleson.

If anything can be said about the first round playoff defeat last season, the Ennis Lions are motivated more than ever and have set their sights on an undefeated season to win the state championship.

Lionbackers prep for season opener

Photo by Dave A. Vance / The Ennis Lionbackers Booster Club met Monday night to discuss plans for the upcoming football season and finalize a few details before the season kicks off on Friday.

The Ennis Lionbackers Booster Club held their second meeting of the season Monday night to discuss a few upcoming plans before the home opener Friday night against Burleson Centennial.

Lions roar in scrimmage play with Weatherford

Photos courtesy of www.EnnisFootball.com / Tre Eliott punches through during Friday night’s scrimmage with Weatherford at Lions Stadium.

The Ennis Lions showed a lot of strength Friday night against the Weatherford Kangaroos, dominating the team in both the scrimmage and 15 minutes of live play.

Lions tennis falls to Corsicana 14-5

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The Ennis Lions tennis team is still working out the kinks before their district opener next week.

Rachel Wolf joins Ennis as head volleyball coach

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Rachel Wolf is excited to be joining Ennis this year as the head volleyball coach after spending one year as a coach at Whitesboro High School.

Shawn Johnson commits to Texas Tech

Photo by Dave A. Vance / Ennis senior defensive back Shawn Johnson committed to play football for Texas Tech on Aug. 12. Johnson was awarded Defensive Back of the Year in 2012, with more than 72 tackles and 15 punts returned for 353 yards.

A weight has been lifted from Ennis Lion defensive back Shawn Johnson’s shoulders just before entering his senior year.

Lion tennis challenged by Frisco

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The Ennis Lions (3-3) battled two challenging Frisco tennis programs on Saturday. They played Frisco High in the morning and Frisco Wakeland in the afternoon.

Ennis meets the Lions

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The Ennis Lions officially kicked off the fall sports program Friday night by introducing the athletes of the 2013-2014 season during a meet and greet in front of excited fans.

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