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Ennis Softball Sweeps Twin Bill

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Leadoff batter Julia Hollingsworth stroked eight hits in as many trips to the plate, scored five runs and drove in seven as Ennis rolled past Seguin and Red Oak, 12-0 and 11-1, in a Wednesday doubleheader at Legacy High School. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our […]

Lions Baseball home debut Thursday


Ennis High School, at long last, appears to be nearing their first home game of the season at 7 p.m. on Thursday night. Washed away like duck decoys in a winter flood, head coach Kevin Kalinec and the Lions, 1-1, will take on Mansfield Lake Ridge, also 1-1. A year ago the Lions swept the […]

Lady Lions run 5th at Big Green

Ennis finished fifth in a field of 11 girls teams at the Big Green Relays held at Waxahachie’s Lumpkins Stadium over the weekend. The Lady Lions racked up 57 points. The junior varsity girls placed sixth with 29.5 points. Katherine Stuckley turned in an excellent effort in the 100 meter hurdles. See the report in […]

Lions should contend in baseball district


A year after posting a 15-14 mark in one of the state’s toughest districts, Ennis High School looks to be a contender as they head into the 2015 season. The Lions finished District 15 tied with Red Oak a season ago. In a one-game play-in game for a spot in the state tournament, the Red […]

Lions stretch district winning streak

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Four players rapped two hits apiece and Monica Monreal hurled a two-hitter as Ennis routed Lake Ridge 12-1 on Saturday. It extended the Lady Lions record in consecutive district victories to 51 straight. See Mark Warde’s report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of […]

Hollingsworth pre-season All-American

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Ennis High School senior outfielder Julia Hollingsworth has been named to the CBS MaxPreps 2015 Preseason All-American Softball Team. Hollingsworth broke the national record for runs scored in a season with 83 during her junior campaign. The all-state performer was the Player of the Year in the Metroplex last season when she batted .638, drove […]

Palmer softball 5-1 heading to district play

Mother Nature plagued the Lady Bulldogs softball team in their early games, causing the Palmer team to cancel at least 5 of their pre-district matchups and postponing their first district game. The girls, coached by Korey Plough, are 5-1 as they begin district. See Nikole Waddle’s report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to […]

Six Ennis weightlifters advance to regionals

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Ennis had six weightlifters finish in the top ten in their weight class at a Class 5A regional competition last week. Each advanced to the Region III finals in Lindale on March 7. According to coach Paul Willingham, the top two in each weight class win a berth at the state tournament in Abilene, March […]

Ennis soccer sweeps

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Soccer season is winding down, and the Lions and Lady Lions are looking to end the season strong, even if playoff hopes are not alive anymore. Kicking off at Lion Memorial Stadium Friday evening against Lancaster, the boys and girls teams scored 5 goals, enought to win. See Justin Tubbs’ report in the Ennis Daily […]

Mahone declares for Howard Payne

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Another state champion is taking his play to the next level. Hayden Mahone, a defensive tackle on the Lions 2014 team, signed his letter of intent on Friday morning in the football field house with family, friends, and coaches present, declaring himself to Howard Payne University. See Justin Tubbs’ report in the Ennis Daily News! […]

Athlete of the Week

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Arlandria Harris has been selected to participate in the Texas Shoot-Out, a prestigious all-star game hosted by the Texas Sports Hall of Fame. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Baseball Lions schedule

The Warrior Classic varsity baseball tournament revised its schedule due to the weather. Ennis will play four games, two on Saturday, March 7 and another pair on Monday, March 9. Saturday’s itinerary takes place at Euless Trinity High School with the Lions meeting Lamar and Trinity at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. respectively. On Monday […]

Softball home opener moves to Lake Ridge

Ennis (4-1) moved its home opener in softball to Mansfield on Saturday, where they take on Lake Ridge (4-1-1) at 3 p.m.

Palmer 2nd at golf tournament

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The Palmer Bulldogs golf team played in the tournament at Mansfield National on Tuesday, which was shortened to nine holes due to rain.   Read Nikole Waddle’s report. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Golf – disc golf – coming to Ennis

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With spring just around the corner, Ennis is in position to provide Ennisites with a new type of golf course. Expected to be completed this summer, a city disc golf course is currently in the works with former City Commissioner Jess Haupt spearheading the efforts along with the city manager and the Ennis parks committee. […]

Creel signs with Cisco

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Palmer High School senior Harlie Creel signed to play for the Lady Wranglers of Cisco College Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The Lady Wranglers are part of the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I, Region 5. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Many football coaching changes in north Texas

One of the nation’s hotbeds for high school football, North Texas, has had plenty of head coaching changes since the end of the 2014 season. The region has produced a line of state championship teams against South Texas teams. It means the competition has ratcheted up the desire to produce successful prep programs. Three Ellis […]

Ennis native wins 400th

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Waxahachie Lady Indians soccer coach and an Ennis native, Jason Venable earned his 400th career win after his team posted a 4-0 victory over Arlington Seguin Monday night at Lumpkins Stadium. Overall, Venable, a 1987 Ennis High School graduate, holds a career record of 400-190-72. Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read […]

Nine Lions named Class 5A All-State

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To the victor goes the spoils, along with plenty of hardware, too. The Texas Sports Writers Association released their Class 5A All-State Team and it reflects both the Division I champions, Aledo, and Ennis, the kingpins in Division II.

Ennis Softball off to 4-1 start

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One week into the new season, it appears only one thing can cool off the Ennis varsity softball team. The weather. The Lady Lions are off to a 4-1 start after a three-day tournament in Mansfield. They hope to finally play at home Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 5 p.m. Click here to sign up for […]

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