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High Five Friday at Lummus

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Another great “High Five Friday” was brought to Jack Lummus Intermediate School, this time by the Ennis varsity tennis team. 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 moves to 3-2 with victory

Palmer’s Lady Bulldog volleyball team advanced their district record to 3-2 with their Friday night win over the Wildcats of Scurry-Rosser High School. 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 ground game needs aerial support

In football the team that flexes its muscles with a powerful running game can, at the same time, have an anemic passing game. It becomes apparent should an opponent have success in limiting the ground attack, or should they take a measurable lead. Either way, the running team may be outside of its comfort zone […]

Nacogdoches hosts Ennis Friday

Bobby Reyes takes the same view of Ennis as most head coaches. “They are the state champions from last year, but that was last year,” he said this week on KTRE TV, Channel 9. His Nacogdoches team, now 1-3 overall and 0-1 in District 16-5A, will get to judge that for themselves when they entertain […]

Ladies roar at Lions Den Invitational

Proving their mettle on their home course, the Ennis Varsity Girls cross country team conquered a field of six teams to run away with the 2015 Lions Den Invitational title. Waxahachie finished a distant second. Coach Lonnie Redning’s squad so dominated the race that all seven harriers placed in the Top Ten. Like clockwork, Team […]

Hugh, Stu & Tater talk Lions football

Ennis rebounded with a resounding 57-0 trouncing of Jacksonville on Friday. The offense had 539 yards and the defense allowed only 109. They already had a 292-95 advantage at the half. The difference in the non-district games and the start of the seven games in District 16-5A was as clear as the air at 15,000 […]

Ennis ground assault buries Jacksonville, 57-0

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On a night in which the only thing that could stop No. 14 Ennis from further crushing Jacksonville was a seemingly endless homecoming halftime show. The Lions scored early and often in a 57-0 rout in the district opener for both teams. The victory ended a two-game skid for Ennis, who are now 2-2 on […]

Lions & Lummus Love Affair

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Ennis Lions Varsity football players and coaches surprised the students and faculty at Lummus Intermediate School this morning by forming a victory tunnel for the students to pass through as they entered the school. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of […]

Lions tune-up for district season

After three weeks of play Ennis and the seven other teams who comprise District 16-5A have an open Friday on the calendar. Next week, Sept. 25, begins seven weeks of league play. Each of the teams will utilize the extra days differently; to rest, to heal the injured and to prepare for the games that […]

Palmer shorthanded, falls on road

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Strapped with injuries and riddled with seven turnovers, Palmer was no match for Hillsboro during a 54-0 road loss on Friday. The Bulldogs (0-4) were without eight players, some of them two-way starters, including all skill position regulars, so the struggles were no surprise. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to […]

Ex-Ennis players seeing college action

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Here’s an update on Ennis grads playing college football: Redshirt freshman defensive back Jah’Shawn Johnson (No. 7) and junior linebacker Malik Jefferson (No. 41), starters at Texas Tech (2-0), are tied with 9 tackles apiece. Both former Ennis standouts have forced a fumble, with Johnson also recovering one for the Red Raiders. See the report […]

Hugh, Stu, Tater discuss loss to Tribe

In an effort to get the inside scoop on Ennis football the Managing Editor at the Ennis Daily News tried bugging the locker room and paying informants. Nothing worked out. The beans wouldn’t spill. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of […]

Cross Country girls roll in Midlothian

Continuing their torrid pace since they started the new cross country season, the Ennis varsity girls finished second in a field of 17 teams on Saturday at Midlothian’s James Smith Invitational. 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 tennis now 7-1

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The Ennis tennis team is 7-1 overall for year, 3-0 in district, after a big win over Red Oak. See the report in the Ennis Daily News! Click here to sign up for our E-Edition and read the rest of the story!

Waxahachie deals Ennis 38-20 setback

Waxahachie surprised No. 5 ranked Ennis with a handful of onside kicks and a ground game that produced 315 yards all five of their touchdowns in a 38-20 upset on Friday at a sold out Lumpkins Stadium. Now 3-0 for the first time since 2009, the Tribe were near flawless in the first half when […]

EISD to host statewide archery tournament

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Ennis is poised for a coveted distinction this school year when in February the district will host the state’s IBO 3D archery tournament. “This is a competition that students must participate in if they intend to shoot in the National IBO 3D tournament,” clarified Lanna McCabe, archery coach for the last 8 years. “This is […]

Lions Insider: Highlights from Guyer, preview and critique of new-look ‘Hachie

Ennis Daily News’ widening coverage of Ennis Lions football prompted managing editor Mark Warde to find three individuals who follow the team closely. He loves the insights of the first two, but the third has too much yardage between his goal posts. In this week’s Lions Insider you will read of Hugh, Stu and Tater’s […]

Battle of Hwy 287 set for Friday; EDN special coverage published all week

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The 15 miles separating Ennis and Waxahachie will be thoroughly traveled by Friday when the two rivals meet at 7:30 p.m. at 9,500 seat Lumpkins Stadium. Bragging rights in the Battle of Highway 287 will once again be on the line. According to Waxahachie, the Lions lead the series 46-42-2. Ennis has won the last […]

Ennis rally thwarted by Guyer, 22-19

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Christian Moore scored the game-winning touchdown on a 10-yard run up the middle with 4:35 to go and Denton Guyer snuffed out a late Ennis scoring threat for a 22-19 win at C.H. Collins Stadium on Friday. The No. 2 ranked Lions failed to score on all six first-half possessions. A three-and-out started the third […]

Strong self-defense imperative to Monroe

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Built for speed, senior defensive back Marqus Monroe is remarkably strong. Listed at 5-foot-11 and 165-pounds, the soft-spoken veteran seldom backs down from competition. Heading into the season he has the opportunity to play at both safety and cornerback on defense as well as getting into the action at wide receiver on offense. See the […]

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