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Lions in nail-biter to the finish

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Clinging to the slimmest of margins, 8-7, in the top of the last inning, Monreal faced a tough situation; two runners on base with one out. One run had already been scored by the Lady Eagles and their dugout was boisterous and singing “I believe that we will win.” Would they unnerve the freshman Monreal? […]

Lady Bulldogs hold off Maypearl

The game began like many others, with the Palmer Lady Bulldogs posting early runs. What they didn’t count on was the Maypearl Panthers matching their output so closely. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Palmer tennis improving

Palmer’s tennis teams participated in the Ennis Breakout Tournament on Thursday. The teams are showing improvement in the tournaments against larger schools. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Lions roll Lancaster, 16-0

Sophomore Emiliano Gomez and senior Colby Martinez combined on a two-hit shutout as Ennis rolled past Lancaster, 16-0, on a cool Friday evening. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

EJHS tennis romps in season finale

Ennis Junior High ended the 2015 season with a resounding 33-8 triumph over Corsicana in a match-up of eighth grade teams. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Palmer lands hoops players on all-district tam

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Sophomore Gunnar Barnes earned the District 12-3A Newcomer of the Year award this year. Also, making the all district teams were: See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Ennis hosts Lake Ridge in key softball game

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Mansfield Lake Ridge visits Ennis at 7 p.m. on Friday in an important game in the District 14-5A race. The Eagles, 9-4-1 overall, have dropped back-to-back games; 12-3 to Waxahachie and 14-6 against Mansfield Legacy. At 5-3 in the league, they will take on a Lady Lions team that routed them, 12-1, last month. The LR Lady Eagles […]

Lions on the road tonight

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Fresh after thumping Summit, 9-2, on Wednesday, Ennis takes to the road on Friday with a 7 p.m. district game at Lancaster. The Lions look to add another victory by riding the momentum gained in a complete game victory over the Jaguars. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition […]

Lady Lions get HRs, no-hitter

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Wasting little time against a winless opponent, Ennis scored 13 first inning runs in a game that was called after three frames in a 16-0 Lady Lions victory. See the report in the March 26 Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Lady Lions blast Waxahachie

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Scoring the game’s final 10 runs was plenty enough to lead Ennis to a 13-4 triumph over an upstart Waxahachie team that was bent on a different outcome. See Mark Warde’s report in the March 25 Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Lions bats come alive too late

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The Lions simply couldn’t get the bats going Tuesday night against Mansfield Timberview at home. Two Timberview runs in the second and two in the fourth were enough to give the Wolves a 4-1 win over the Lions. See Justin Tubbs’ report in the March 25 Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for […]

EJH track led by 7th grade boys win

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Thursday’s Young Lions Relays witnessed both Ennis Junior High girls teams finish in second place while the EJH seventh grade boys won by a large margin at Memorial Stadium in Ennis. See the report, all the results, and 10 action photos in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and […]

Ennis baseball falls to Red Oak

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Ennis dropped a sloppy 10-1 verdict against Red Oak on Monday, hardly the home debut the hosts were hoping for. Pitchers allowed 14 hits, four walks, but it was five errors that gift-wrapped the outcome. See Mark Warde’s report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest […]

Such fine sights to see…

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The list of fine sights for me… usually includes great people, oftentimes athletes, whose humility is evident as though they don’t believe in the hype heaped upon them. …like Julia Hollingsworth, the Lady Lions world class softball player. She bats left-handed and throws right-handed. She also eats as a lefty, then writes as a righty. […]

Opening weekend at Motorplex

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It’s racing season once again at the Texas Motorplex, and that means it’s opening weekend for the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA). The fastest dragsters in the world have made their way from more than 20 states as well as Dubai, Sweden, and a number of other countries. Thursday was testing day for the cars, […]

Texas Motorplex Season Opens

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The famed Texas Motorplex opens the 2015 season this weekend when the world champions of the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) begin defense of their titles during March 19-21. The season-opener, the PDRA Texas Nationals, will be the first visit to the Lone Star State for the all-eighth-mile series. They will hold 10 races this […]

Bluebonnet Relays at Ennis Friday

Ennis High School’s track team hosts its main event of the season when the Bluebonnet Relays come to town on Friday. Over 10 area schools will participate at Lions Memorial Stadium, with events slated to begin after 4 p.m. Weather permitting, competition could last until 10 p.m. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! […]

Ennis boys soccer ties Indians

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A Waxahachie win Tuesday night would have boosted the Indians into fourth place, earning them the district’s final playoff spot. Unlucky for Waxahachie, Ennis’ boys soccer team had other plans, forcing a 1-1 tie and squashing its rivals’ playoff chances. See Justin Tubbs’ report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for […]

Palmer rolls, 19-4

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Palmer scored eight runs in the first inning to start the game against the Kemp Jackets Tuesday and never looked back in a 19-4 victory. See Nikole Waddle’s report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Lady Lions fall to Indians

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The Lady Lions soccer team struggled to get going in its season finale in Waxahachie Tuesday night. The girls ended up losing 3-0 against their rivals in a match where they had a hard time getting into their opponents’ side of the field. See Justin Tubbs’ report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to […]

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