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Penalties pile up against Lions

On a rare afternoon game in Ennis billed as a tribute to senior players, the game could have easily honored Flag Day, just not the kind of flags you want to salute. Get this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Area Olympic gold medalist set to be grand marshal

Each fall, the Texas Motorplex gears up for one of the biggest NHRA events there is. Taking the family to the Fall Nationals each October, for some Ennis racing fans, has become a tradition. Get this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Holloway shines in rare Saturday game

Ennis junior back Kyre Holloway said playing on a Saturday was a little odd for him and his Ennis Lions, but one look at Holloway’s stat line indicates he felt pretty comfortable. Find this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Subscribe today!

Ennis derails Del Valle; other Saturday HS football scores

PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Cypress Lakes 31, Cypress Falls 14 Fort Bend Travis 86, Fort Bend Clements 20 Houston Jersey Village 58, Cypress Woods 46 Katy Morton Ranch 35, Katy Mayde Creek 30 La Porte 51, Pasadena Rayburn 0 SA Lee 26, SA Churchill 0 Spring Dekaney 35, Aldine Nimitz 0 CLASS 5A Ennis 38, […]

Athlete of the Week: Kyre Holloway

Ennis junior running back Kyre Holloway scored three touchdowns for the Lions as he helped guide them to a 38-20 win over Del Valle Saturday. Holloway had 11 carries for 98 yards and 1 receiving touchdown. Athlete of the Week is sponsored by Ennis State Bank.

Graff says Lions ready to win at home

When the Lions take the field at 2 p.m. for Saturday’s rare matinee against Austin’s Del Valle High School, quarterback Kade Graff says the team has their hearts set on winning their first game at home this season. Get the full details in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Ennis Tennis cruises to 18-1 rout

After a grueling five-hour victory over Lindale last week, Ennis quickly dispatched Jacksonville in Tuesday’s district tennis match at the Lions Tennis Center. Get the latest sports action in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Ennis shellacs Kimball 63-7; other Texas HS football scores

PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Abilene 53, Odessa 7 Austin Anderson 43, Austin High 40 Austin Westlake 35, Austin Bowie 21 Beaumont West Brook 28, Houston St. Thomas 20 Cibolo Steele 24, Smithson Valley 17 Conroe 30, Clute Brazoswood 21 Converse Judson 54, New Braunfels 13 Cypress Creek 53, Cypress Lakes 49 Deer Park 26, Conroe […]

Lions look to rebound vs. Kimball

Three games into the new season and the young Ennis football team that started the season with only eight returning starters is in position to begin showing the benefits of facing three ranked teams to start the year. Get the details for this story and much more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… […]

Fall Nationals back under the lights

Adding lights to a round of qualifying is expected to rev up the energy during next month’s AAA Texas NHRA Nationals at Texas Motorplex. The annual event, set for Oct. 13-16, already ranks high on the excitement level as the fourth of six races in the Countdown to the Championship. It will put the Friday, […]

Indians snatch 287 prize downing Lions 50-20; Texas HS FB scores

PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Abilene 55, Abilene Cooper 38 Aldine Davis 38, Channelview 14 Alief Elsik 26, Aldine Eisenhower 12 Allen 42, Coppell 20 Alvin 36, Fort Bend Austin 16 Amarillo Tascosa 23, Amarillo 21 Arlington 47, Plano East 29 Arlington Bowie 35, North Mesquite 30 Arlington Lamar 24, Keller Central 21 Austin Bowie 35, […]

Battle of 287 rivals go at it on Twitter

Every Ennis football fan’s favorite rivalry is getting hits on social media as players, students and even semi-famous EHS alum are blasting their hot takes on Friday’s Ennis vs. Waxahachie game. Former Ennis running back – and now Baylor University redshirt sophomore Terence Williams – jokingly questioned the sanity of any fan who believes Waxahachie […]

The battle of 287…

Rivalries often bring out the best in players and teams, many times with stunning results. Stories of big time performances and surprising outcomes fill the history pages when Ennis and Waxahachie mix it up on the gridiron. The two meet again on Friday at 7:30 p.m. in what should be a packed Lion Memorial Stadium. […]

Athlete of the Week: Joecoby Woodson

Joecoby Woodson torched Castleberry for five touchdowns to lead Ferris (2-0) to a 69-0 pasting of the Fort Worth school in the Yellowjackets home opener. Woodson, a 6’0, 175-lb senior touched the ball five times for 307 yards, each concluding with a TD. Athlete of the Week is sponsored by Ennis State Bank.

Ennis now 1-1 in loss to Tyler; scores from around the state

PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Abilene 48, Midland Lee 14 Alief Taylor 25, Cypress Falls 0 Allen 45, Evangel Christian Academy, La. 10 Amarillo Tascosa 48, Plainview 28 Arlington Bowie 34, Grand Prairie 28 Arlington Lamar 37, South Grand Prairie 7 Austin Akins 39, Austin High 27 Austin Bowie 28, Austin LBJ 16 Baytown Sterling 30, […]

Ennis hosts John Tyler tonight

Ennis plays host to John Tyler tonight at Lion Memorial Stadium in an early season showdown of state powers. Both teams are Lions, though each has varying styles that also includes their marching bands. The kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. Jack Alvarez and Ricklan Holmes, the Head Coaches of Ennis and JT respectively, lead […]

Ennis defense skins the Bears

Relying on the age-old winning combination of a running game and defense, No. 14 Ennis defeated South Oak Cliff, 30-20, at John Kincaide Stadium on Friday. The Lions grabbed a 15-0 lead and often appeared on the verge of putting away the Bears, but each time they stumbled at the threshold. By the end of […]

Ennis knocks off SOC 30-20; state roundup of HS football scores

PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Allen 25, Hoover, Ala. 7 Arlington Bowie 40, Lewisville Marcus 39 Arlington Martin 55, Dallas Skyline 7 Austin Bowie 7, Pflugerville 0 Austin Westlake 32, Katy 29 Baytown Goose Creek 16, Tomball Memorial 14 Beaumont West Brook 33, Beaumont Central 21 Buda Hays 26, Georgetown East View 18 Cedar Park Vista […]

Athlete of the Week: Evan Moreno

The 5-foot-10 senior quarterback, shown warming up before the start of the varsity scrimmage, entered the scrimmage after Lake Dallas had scored on their first possession. Evan Moreno promptly took the Lions downfield in back-to-back drives, his first at the helm, for touchdowns. He displayed poise in the passing game; made good decisions when he […]

Lions cage Falcons in scrimmage

A dominating performance, keyed by strong play along the line of scrimmage, led Ennis over Lake Dallas in a Friday scrimmage at Lion Memorial Stadium. Get the full story in the Sunday edition of The Ennis Daily News… Become a subscriber today!

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