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Ennis XC runs well in season debut

Cross Country 2015

Making a strong impression in their first appearance of the season, the Ennis Cross Country girls and boys teams finished third and seventh in a field of 23 teams at Saturday’s Woodhouse Invitational.

Palmer loses first matches of year

Palmer’s varsity volleyball team lost their first matches of the year in the Edgewood Back to School Dig-Fest this weekend. 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 VB 3-2 on weekend, hosts Legacy on Tuesday

On the heals of going 3-2 at a weekend tournament in Forney, Ennis plays host to Mansfield Legacy at 6:30 p.m. at the Ensign Gym. The freshman and junior varsity teams play simultaneously at 5:30 p.m. The Lady Lions are 14-6 overall and 0-1 in District 14-5A. Legacy, losers of 5-of-6 matches, have yet to […]

Lady Lions advance in Forney

Ennis won two of three matches in the opening day at a 30-team volleyball tournament being hosted by Forney High School on Thursday. They are slated for more action on Saturday. 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 rallies from 21-0 deficit, tops No. 6 Wolves, 33-28

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It didn’t take long for the 2015 edition of Ennis Lions football to realize, this is not last year. The defending state champions were in a three touchdown deficit just 10 minutes into the game. What transpired the rest of the way could indicate this year might have its own share of magic. Tre Elliott […]

Biggest games fill 11 football Fridays

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Coaches and fans alike see football schedules and circle the must-see games. They usually include arch-rivals, showdowns and sometimes, even payback games. Fans remember previous encounters from years past, while coaches strategize plans for navigating the games deemed must-win contests. Some are early season non-district games that often prove teams’ readiness for bigger games to […]

Ennis JHS cheerleaders are winners

The Ennis Junior High Squad Cheer squad has been hard at work over the summer preparing for this upcoming 2015 season. The squad had an award winning week at the Universal Cheerleaders Association camp on August 11-14th at Great Wolf Lodge. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for […]

Palmer netters remain unbeaten

The Palmer Lady Bulldog volleyball continued their undefeated streak with a 5-set win over a tough Dawson team Tuesday on their home court. 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 Insider: Hugh, Stu, Tater differ in picking Friday’s winner

They are back by popular demand. The trio that managing editor Mark Warde secured to keep their fingers on the Lions’ pulse, review the scrimmage at Longview and offer their predictions for Friday’s Ennis-Timberview home opener. Like the previous few weeks, two of them seem to have a handle on Team Maroon. The third “expert” […]

Lady Lions swept at Lake Ridge

Ennis began its 16-match league season by falling to Lake Ridge, 3-0, Tuesday in Mansfield. The Lady Lions were defeated 25-14, 25-21 and 25-13 in the District 14-5A opener. 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 ground game rolls at Longview

Final numbers from last Friday’s scrimmage at Longview revealed both teams were successful running the ball, though Ennis was considerably more efficient in the passing game. The Lions outscored the Lobos, 35-28, as penalties negated a few scores by the hosts. All five of the Ennis touchdowns were the result of the ground attack. See […]

Lady Lions elevate to 11-3 in volleyball

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Showing the hunger to put teams away, the Ennis varsity volleyball team took six matches in a row to win a tournament held in Eustace over the weekend. The Lady Lions whipped Canton, 2-1; 25-16, 22-25, 25-20 to complete the sweep. Now 11-3 for the season, Ennis won 12 of 13 individual games in the […]

Cross country first meet next Saturday

Both girls and boys cross country teams from Ennis will hit the ground running on Saturday, Aug. 29, when the 2015 season starts with a multi-team meet in Maypearl. The EJH team will join the field in a separate race among junior high teams. The meet, the Woodhouse Invitational, will be held at Lakeview Camp […]

Lewis ignites Bulldogs past Italy in scrimmage

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Palmer and Italy demonstrated plenty of physical play in a controlled scrimmage that left both football teams feeling upbeat heading into the regular season. The host Bulldogs held an advantage in most every area, scoring three of the exhibition’s five touchdowns. They yielded a 70-yard sideline scoring run to Italy sophomore Kendrick Norwood on the […]

Big plays highlight Lions scrimmage

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After a hard day’s night the labor of two Class 5A heavyweights, No. 3 Ennis and No. 5 Longview punched out and headed home. The Lobos held a one touchdown advantage after nearly three hours of competition, though both teams ended the scrimmage pleased with their effort and most of the results. In a variety […]

State football poll ranks Ennis No. 3

The Associated Press has released the 2015 preseason rankings for Texas high school football and the defending champions from Ennis are at No. 3 in Class 5A. There are two divisions in the higher classes, and Aledo (ah-LEE-doh), who were champs in Division I, are ranked No. 1. See the report in the Ennis Daily […]

Lions-Lobos clash Friday in Longview

Appearing in the pre-season coaches poll as the No. 1 team in Class 5A Region II, Ennis will have their hands full when they travel 125 miles to scrimmage the No. 5 team in Longview. The exhibition begins at approximately 7 p.m. on Friday. The teams are expected to take the field for warm-ups around […]

McCabe among top world archers

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In Kayla McCabe’s high school career, she has proven she is good at more than just a few things. The recent Ennis High graduate has taken blue ribbons in livestock showing, woodwork and has managed to pull off good grades all the while. Her most recent venture into archery has proven just as successful. See […]

Lions Insider: Hugh, Stu and Tater are name-droppers

Mark Warde, EDN Managing Editor, enlisted the services of three football experts for a weekly column on Ennis Lions football. Two use fictitious names, though they have their ear to the ground to gain their insights. The third guy admits he mistakenly dropped into the office looking for a haircut from Red Sanders. Q1) What […]

Super efforts explainable for Ennis Heat

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Everett Green has spent years training for personal athletic performance. Years later he is helping young track hopefuls chase their own potential. He sometimes wears a Superman t-shirt. And for good reason. Following a successful prep career at Ennis High School in the late 1990’s he ran track at UT-Arlington. Now he is the head […]

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