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Bryant serves as mentor to rookie Switzer

Ryan Switzer exchanged a high-five with Dez Bryant, then two more, followed by a shoulder bump and a couple of dance moves with his celebrated Dallas teammate. The rookie receiver isn’t a typical fourth round pick cloaked in anonymity. The 5-foot-8 speedster ran with the starters during off season practices and he cooked up an […]

Before his first snap of varsity football, Ennis’ Dylan Wright is racking up big-time offers

Ennis football is flying under the radar with media outlets, which is fine with many players, all agreeing the Lions will have opportunities to prove their mettle. This year’s squad is determined to surpass the accomplishments of the last two Oval E teams that went 6-5 and 7-4, both ending in first round playoff defeats. […]

McBrannon leaves SAGU for Grayson College

Baylee McBrannon, former softball standout at Ferris High School, has learned well how the combination of making good grades and having a good game can work together. She earned her place on the Academic All-Conference team while playing softball as a freshman at Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) in Waxahachie. Find this story and […]

Ennis recruits drawing big-time names

Overlooked by many, Ennis football is barely a blip on the screen in preseason publications. The Lions have not appeared in the Top Ten of any area or state rankings. Dave Campbell’s Texas Football did pick them to win District 17-5A, but the closest they come to a decent rating in the state is No. […]

Top receiver and rusher, Thompson hopes to add leadership to already extensive repertoire

It didn’t take Tycen Thompson long to get off and running in the 2016 Ennis Lions campaign. In Week 1, the then-junior rushed for 101 yards. Week 2, 183 yards along with a trip to the end zone. Find this story and more in your Weekend edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Jalen Henderson Athlete of the Week

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Sooners big XII pick in 2017

Street & Smith magazine just released its 2017 college football edition and to no one’s surprise, out of 254 Division I schools previewed, Alabama sits at the top as the team to beat. The Crimson Tide will take aim at the thumb, specifically a fifth national championship ring under head coach Nick Saban. Find this […]

He wants to be the best running back in Texas

Each time Damian Edwards touches the football for the Ferris Yellowjackets, the junior running back said he feels a certain amount of satisfaction. Edwards, a junior who rushed for 1,257 yards and 11 touchdowns in 2016, despite playing half the season with turf toe, joined the Ferris team as a freshman and was promptly moved […]

Layne: “D-Line is one of our strengths this year”

They aren’t playing around on the Ferris defensive line, not this year. That, according to junior defensive end Christian Ritchey, is what has propelled the group through the summer. Find this story and more in your Weekday edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Ennis XC preps for 2017

Ennis girls, the defending cross country champions of District 17-5A, began pre-season camp the last week of July. Being counted on include four juniors, all JV veterans: Adriana Cabrera, Natalie Garcia, Taree Jackson and Abigail Ornelas. Find this story and more in your Weekday edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Carter takes over at Texas Motorplex

Andy Carter was introduced as the successor to Gabrielle Stevenson as general manager at Texas Motorplex. Find this story and more in your Weekday edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Ennis’ Harris gives Lions chain-mover on third down

Harris, a stout junior running back for Ennis, is listed at 5’10”, 206 pounds. He tipped the scales at the same amount a year ago, but on look at his well-chiseled chest, stomach and legs and it is obvious he’s primed for production. Find this story and more in your Weekday edition of The Ennis […]

Still in the Hunt

Former Ennis High School pitcher Joseph Shaw continues his battle for success in the minor leagues, this season with the St. Lucie Mets of the Florida State League. Find this story and more in your Weekend edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Ferris junior Kobe Lankford to challenge for starting QB

Lankford has taken the pain he felt in the loss of Marcus and channeled it into athletics. Find this story and more in your Weekend edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Kobe Lankford – Athlete of the week

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Palmer VB builds around MVP Martin

Palmer has strung together and impressive run of winning volleyball over the years. Find this story and more in your Weekend edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Ennis Vollyball builds on strong 2016 finish

Ennis head coach Jonathan Newton plans to use last year’s playoff berth as a springboard for the upcoming volleyball season. Be informed, subscribe today!

Motorplex GM steps down

Gabriell Stevenson of the Texas Motorplex has resigned her position as president and general manager. Find this story and more in your Weekday edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the week, Maile Deutsch Find this story and more in your Weekday edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

New look Palmer seeks playoff berth

Fresh off two sub .500 season, Palmer has the makings of a football team that could make some noise this fall. Find this story and more in your Weekend edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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