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Lady Lions roar past Red Oak, 16-1

Jayda Emerson tossed a complete game, two-hitter and Cadie Gillespie drove in four runs to power Ennis to a 16-1 rout of Red Oak on Tuesday night. The game was called in the bottom of the third inning on the 15-run mercy rule. Jayda Emerson tossed a complete game, two-hitter and Cadie Gillespie drove in […]

Ennis rules district tennis tournament

Ennis Tennis Damontre Strawn

Like bowlers setting them up and knocking them down, a focused Ennis tennis team – both the boys and girls squads, won first place at the two-day District 14-5A tournament. Nine players punched their ticket to advance to the regional tourney in Rockwall in two weeks. There were five divisions, boys and girls singles, boys […]

Ennis softball player signs letter of intent

Morelia "Mo" Monreal signs a NLI with MidAmerica Nazarene while flanked by sisters  Monica (far left) and Gabrielle (closest left), and her mother, Luz (far right) and youngest sister Mia. Her father, Kenny, overlooks from behind.

By Mark [email protected] Ennis senior softball player Morelia “Mo” Monreal signed a binding national letter of intent to be a student-athlete at MidAmerica Nazarene University. A Christian liberal arts college located in the Kansas City suburb of Olathe (oh-LAY-tha), Kansas, MNU has 1,900 students on campus and is a member of the NAIA (National Association […]

Rally foiled in seventh, Ennis falls, 5-4

Trying to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat was frustrated when a bases loaded with no outs opportunity produced only one run as Ennis came up short, 5-4, at Mansfield Legacy on Tuesday. A win would’ve moved the Lady Lions into a first place tie. “Both teams came to play and it was a […]

Keever RBI double downs Seguin, 3-2

Ennis Kyle Keever at bat CMYK

Kyle Keever crushed an RBI double to deep leftfield to score Devin Pruski to snap a 2-2 tie in the third inning and Emiliano Gomez and Mason Hopkins combined on a three-hitter to lead Ennis to a 3-2 win over Seguin on Tuesday night. The win keeps the Lions in a two-way tie for first […]

Lions baseball, 11-5, hits the road this week

Toting a five-game string of victories, Ennis, 11-5 overall and 5-1 in District 14-5A, travels to face Seguin in Arlington at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. In their most recent outing the Cougars (3-12 / 1-6 in district) came up short after a solid effort against front-running Legacy (9-4 / 5-1 in district) in 5-1 setback. […]

Lady Lions at Legacy, Tuesday showdown

Ennis Varsity Softball

Hotter than a half-chewed jalapeno, the Ennis softball team will carry plenty of momentum into a key game on Tuesday at Mansfield Legacy. The Lady Lions have won seven consecutive games since their last defeat, a dreary 12-2 performance at home against Legacy. The Lady Broncos are unbeaten in District 14-5A and hold a one-game […]

Skroh grand slam ignites Ennis, 17-2

WHS Varsity Softball 2016

Kinsey Skroh walloped a grand slam and a two-run double and Hallie Hancock drove in four runs to power Ennis to a 17-2 rout of Lake Ridge on Thursday night. In winning their seventh in a row, the Lady Lions’ record improved to 12-9. They are 8-1 in games played against teams from District 14-5A. […]

Lions, Gomez remain tied in first

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Mark Warde [email protected] Senior Emiliano Gomez scattered nine hits over six innings, striking out six and allowed just two earned runs as Ennis built a 10-2 lead and held on for a 10-7 decision over Timberview on Tuesday. The Lions rapped 16 hits, seven of them for extra bases, as the team remained in a […]

Queens of the ring

WHS Varsity Softball 2016

Mark Warde [email protected] The Belinda Carlisle tune in 1988, Circle in the Sand, had nothing to do with the pitching circle in girls softball, but it was a love song. In Ennis, where people love their softball, it is no secret that a team’s success is directly related to those who operate inside the circle […]

Mo-mentous effort scalps Tribe, 14-4

WHS Varsity Softball 2016

Ennis pounded 17 hits, including a three-run homer, and two pitchers combined to stifle Waxahachie during a 14-4 victory on a blustery Tuesday night. It was the sixth consecutive win for the Lady Lions, who boosted their overall record to 11-9 and their District 14-5A mark to 7-1. “The team is playing their best ball […]

Hernandez, Stuckly pace girls track team

  Continuing their impressive start to the spring season, the Ennis varsity girls track and field team placed third among a field of 11 teams at Friday’s Big Green Relays in Waxahachie. Lonnie Redning, the veteran head coach, saw two members of the squad finish first in their category, with a host of others racking […]

Lady Lions plead the fifth, rout Seguin; Emerson hurls second straight shutout

Ennis Varsity Softball vs. Red Oak

  Three weeks after Ennis pitching struggles led to another walk-filled setback, the flip has somehow been switched. Control and aggression have abruptly replaced wildness and, just as quickly, the team’s bats have come to life. Wednesday in Arlington the Lady Lions rolled to their fifth straight win, 18-0, over a Seguin team that, coincidentally, […]

Gomez blanks Eagles, Ennis now 7-5

Emiliano Gomez, a senior right-hander for Ennis, made a first inning run hold up in a 1-0 District 14-5A victory over Lake Ridge. The Lions improved their record in all games to 7-5, eclipsing their 2015 victory total of six. Their current district mark leveled at 1-1. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! […]

Ennis erupts past Timberview, Lancaster

Ennis Varsity Softball

Not even a doubleheader with games played 40 miles apart could prevent Ennis from winning twice with shutouts, 8-0 at Mansfield Timberview, then blanking Lancaster, 17-0, at home. 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 the story!</a>

Legacy rallies late to top Lions

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Ennis senior Mason Hopkins deserved a better fate than a 6-1 loss after he hurled a shutout until the sixth inning against three-time district champion Mansfield Legacy on Monday. The Broncos (6-5-1) spoiled the Lions (6-5) home opener by taking advantage of two questionable calls at third base, both went in their favor, along with […]

Warde’s Wheelhouse: Youth baseball, serious fun for kids

One too many chefs in the kitchen may not spoil the meal or the dining experience, but the arrangement can get crowded around the stove. The Ennis Baseball Association and the YMCA teamed up a year ago to lead the always popular youth baseball and softball leagues at Bluebonnet Park. But, like two hands at […]

Ennis soccer seniors say so long

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Ennis closed out the 2016 soccer season on a wet, blustery Friday in a home finale against Waxahachie. The Lions were dealt a 3-0 loss while the Lady Lions blanked the Tribe in a scoreless tie. It was the second time this year the Indians (13-4-3) defeated Ennis (4-8-1) by the same score. Veteran head […]

Tiger Stadium construction begins in Corsicana

Corsicana approved $1.9 million in repairs to the Corsicana High School Tiger Stadium turf and track earlier this week, according to a report in the Corsicana Daily Sun. 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 the story!</a>

Ennis hoops trio named All-District

Ennis freshman Tyquanna Ross was named by coaches Second Team All-District 14-5A, while junior Kiara Glenn and sophomore Nokoia White were on the Honorable Mention team. Head coach David Kilpatrick praised the trio of guards for their skills and for how well they work together. “They play hard, hustle from end-to-end and don’t care who […]

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