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Ferris duo cited in vote of coaches

In what was far from a winning season (7-25), the Ferris boys basketball team still battled well enough to finish in a two-way tie for fourth place in District 17-4A. The Yellowjackets earned a shot at a play-in against Hillsboro (18-12), but came up short, 44-39. First year Head Coach Jerrel Chumley was at the […]

Ferris Lady Jax Fall in Playoffs

After winning on the road in the regular season finale at Hillsboro to punch their ticket for the Class 4A playoffs, Ferris girls were dispatched on Monday, 49-32, by Lorena (26-7) in the bi-district round. Head Coach Melissa Fulmer’s Lady Jackets had avenged an earlier loss to Hillsboro to win the rematch, 54-49, to qualify […]

Ferris Basketball Update

The Ferris Lady Jackets (13-22) defeated Hillsboro, 54-49, to finish in fourth place and will take on Lorena (25-7) on Tuesday at 7 p.m. The boys team hosts Midlothian Heritage at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in their regular season finale. Read stories like this and more in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be […]

Ferris Lady Jax Sting Alvarado, 59-52 – Wright, McCray deliver big hoops in home win Mark Warde

Tenaya McCray – Making up for a slow start, the Ferris girls basketball team has risen to third place in District 17-4A. An impressive 59-52 win at home on Tuesday over Alvarado (16-13) gave the Yellow Jackets a sweep of the season series. Second year varsity Head Coach Melissa Fulmer, a native of Tahlequah, Okla., […]

Yellowjackets stung, 27-14, in playoffs

Ferris turned their first possession into a touchdown and added a pair of field goals before an inspired Vernon defense pulled the plug on the Stingers attack in a 27-14 bi-district upset in Springtown. Seeking their first playoff win in 18 years, Ferris was clicking early against a Vernon team that went 4-6 and finished […]

Buzzing for a playoff triumph

Ferris is once again knocking at the door of the first round of state football playoffs, qualifying for the eighth time in the past nine years. With that much familiarity with the post-season one might think the Yellowjackets might be a tad complacent. Not hardly, if at all. The Black and Orange have been one-and-done […]

Jackets rush for 503, sting Venus, 69-6

Ferris wasted little time in forcing their will on a Venus team that brought a 1-6 mark into the game. The Yellow-jackets pummeled the Bulldogs early, 27-0 in the first quarter, and led 48-6 at the half, before coasting to a 69-6 cakewalk. The Jackets had three runners surpass the century mark on a night […]

Ferris bounces back against Venus at home

Ferris (4-3) took a tough, one-sided defeat on the chin last week in the valley of dinosaur bones when Glen Rose (6-1) roared, then ran away with a 72-23 decision. The Yellow-jackets, who whipped their nemesis, Godley, 30-22, the week before, were playing neck and neck with the Tigers. Down 16-14 after a quarter, it […]

Ferris Yellow Jackets

Jackets stun Caddo Mills, 41-35

Ferris (3-2) erupted for 24 points in the final quarter to hand Caddo Mills (2-2) a 41-35 defeat last Friday. “I am most proud of the character and effort our kids showed,” said Ferris Head Coach, Brandon Layne. “All the non-football things we talk about and work on in off-season showed up and our kids […]

Ferris to host Godley 10/12

EDWARDS RUNS WILD, JACKETS WIN

It was a tale of two halves for Ferris on Friday night. Even with three turnovers in the second half, the Yellowjackets were able to stave off a feisty Mabank team and pull out a 25-17 win. Mabank, like they did last year, were looking to play the spoiler. After going 1-9 the year before […]

EDWARDS RUNS WILD, JACKETS WIN

It was a tale of two halves for Ferris on Friday night. Even with three turnovers in the second half, the Yellowjackets were able to stave off a feisty Mabank team and pull out a 25-17 win. Mabank, like they did last year, were looking to play the spoiler. After going 1-9 the year before […]

Stingers, Edwards due against Mabank

Times have been lean for the Mabank green in recent years. The Panthers were 5-5 in 2011, but 7-53 in the past six campaigns, including 1-31 in district competition. Gang Green (1-2), fresh from a 38-28 homecoming win over Canton, are at Ferris (1-2) on Friday. Think the Yellowjackets, who won their most recent contest, […]

Ferris Drives Over Ford

Senior halfback Damian Edwards rushed for 105 yards and a pair of touchdowns and QB Kobe Lankford passed for 121 yards and two scores to lead Ferris (1-2) to their first win of the season, a 39-0 rout at Quinlan Ford on Sept. 14. The Jackets home game Friday against Athens (1-2) was delayed due […]

Ferris Drives Over Ford

Ferris huddles around senior QB Kobe Lankford (4). Damian Edwards rushed for 105 yards and a pair of touchdowns and QB Kobe Lankford passed for 121 yards and two scores to lead Ferris to their first win of the season, a 39-0 rout at Quinlan Ford. Following two disappointing defeats to open the season, the […]

Run defense a must for Jackets at Quinlan Ford

Now 0-2, Ferris is anxious to recover when they travel to Quinlan to face Ford (1-0) on Friday at 7:30 p.m. The Panthers had an easy time of it last Friday in dispatching Dallas Molina, 34-7. A twenty-point second quarter gave Ford a 27-7 lead at intermission. They opened the season with a more formidable […]

Jackets power rests in both lines

Head Coach Brandon Layne knows what aces his Ferris team holds, but he wasn’t sure of what he had up front in the offensive and defensive lines. Weeks later he now believes he has a winning hand. “Our fronts have shown to be strong on both sides of the ball,” he said this week. “Our […]

Off to a very hot start

Parents and football fans shield themselves from the late morning sun with umbrellas as they watch the Ferris Yellowjackets scrimmage the Palmer Bulldogs at Yellowjacket Stadium on Saturday. Palmer edged Ferris 14-0. Read stories like this and more in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

A taste of Friday Night Lights

Palmer Head Coach Don Waddle encourages his players with a high five. The Ferris Yellowjackets scrimmaged the Palmer Bulldogs at Yellowjacket Stadium on Saturday. Read stories like this and more in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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