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Multiple Teams · Ennis High School Coed Varsity Tennis beat Midlothian High School 14-5


Monday, August 7, 2017

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Varsity tennis team opened up the year with a win over Midlothian High School 14-5. The Lions came out of doubles up 4-3. The Lions then poured it on in singles, winning 10 out of the 12 single matches. The Lions next match is Tuesday at 8am vs Mansfield High School. The match will be played at the EISD Tennis Center, 2104 West Ennis Ave.


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Lions News · UIL Fall 2017 Key Dates – Presented by VNN


Even though it’s only halfway through Summer, we’ve compiled a handy reference guide to the key dates coming for this Fall season from the UIL. Feel free to bookmark!

Football

5A AND 6A SCHOOLS WITHOUT SPRING TRAINING, 4A, 3A, 2A, 1A
Date Event or Deadline
August 7 First day of conditioning (No contact activities permitted. No contact equipment except helmets may be worn.)
August 11 First day of contact
August 18 First scrimmage
August 23 Second scrimmage (5 Day Rule applies)
August 28 Third scrimmage (Schools opting for a third scrimmage shall not play during week one)
5A AND 6A SCHOOLS WITH SPRING TRAINING
Date Event or Deadline
August 14 First day of conditioning
August 18 First day of contact
August 25 First scrimmage
August 30 Second scrimmage (Schools opting for a second scrimmage shall not play during week one)
POSSIBLE PLAYING DATES
Week Dates
Week One August 31, September 1, 2 (Sub-varsity football teams in Conferences 5A & 6A can play on Wednesday during Week 1 only if the varsity team plays on Thursday of that same week.)
Week Two September 7, 8, 9
Week Three September 14, 15, 16
Week Four September 21, 22, 23
Week Five September 28, 29, 30
Week Six October 5, 6, 7
Week Seven October 12, 13, 14
Week Eight October 19, 20, 21
Week Nine October 26, 27, 28
Week Ten November 2, 3, 4
Week Eleven November 9, 10, 11
PLAYOFF DATES
Week Dates
Week One November 16, 17, 18
Week Two November 23, 24, 25
Week Three November 30, December 1, 2
Week Four December 7, 8, 9
Week Five December 14, 15, 16
State Championships December 20, 21, 22, 23 (All Conferences)

 

Team Tennis

Date Event or Deadline
October 14 District Certification Deadline
October 17 Bi District
October 21 Area
October 24 Regional Quarterfinals
October 26-27 Regional Tournament
November 1-2 State Tournament

 

Cross Country

Date Event or Deadline
October 14 District certification deadline
October 23 Regional Meet
November 4 State Meet

 

Volleyball

Date Event or Deadline
August 1 First day to issue equipment and conduct workouts outside the school day, all conferences. (For grades 9-12 and separate ninth grade teams on separate campuses. Students in grades 8 and below may not work out before the first day of school.)
August 4 First day for scrimmages, all conferences
August 7 First day for matches, all conferences.

  • A team is limited to the allowance of two contests per calendar week (Monday through Saturday) plus a tournament.
  • Three matches may be played during the first two calendar weeks allowed for matches (according to the official UIL calender).
  • If school is in session, the one contest per school week rule must be followed.
October 28 District Certification – All conferences
October 30-31 Bi-district – All conferences
November 2-4 Area – All conferences
November 6-7 Regional Quarterfinals – All conferences
November 10-11 Regional Tournament- All conferences
November 15-18 State Tournament

 

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Lions News · Vote for Texas’ Top Record-Breaking Performance – Presented by VNN


Who had the best record-breaking performance in Texas this season? We took your nominations over the past week and here are the finalists:

Nadine Arredondo – Stephenville

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Softball – 13 HR – Nadine more than doubled her school record from last year (6). With 13 HRs this season, she finishes her career with 24.

Emma Sherrer, Sarah Mobley, Addison Martin, Reezon Eke – Coppell Middle School North

Track and Field – 4×400, 4:16:65 – The relay team at Coppell MS North broke a 10 year old school record, setting a new district record as well.

Alec Carr – Kempner

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Baseball – 12 homeruns in a single season

Taylor Thompson – Lucas Lovejoy

Soccer – For most of the season, no one had scored a goal on the top-rated Highland Park Scots, until Taylor put one in the back of the net.

Katy Raby – Kilgore

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Soccer – Katy broke school the school record scoring 47 goals in a season, 27 of which came in district play. Last year the record was set at 46, and even when missing 2 games from injuries, Katy was able to overcome the odds and set a new one at Kilgore.

Simeon Woods Richardson – Kempner

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Baseball – 128 strikeouts in a single season

Blake Aragon – Stephenville

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Track and Field – High Jump – 6’10” – Blake broke a 30 year school record by 2-inches. He improved his personal best by 8 inches winning the state championship as a junior in the process.

Grace Ridgeway – Lucas Lovejoy

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Track and Field – Pole vault (12’6″), 300m hurdles (43.82) – Grace won the Texas 5A girls state pole vault title with this record and is 2nd in 5A in Texas in the 300m hurdles.

Emily Gueller – Lucas Lovejoy

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Track and Field-  2000M Steeplechase (7:59) – Emily was the first person to run steeple at Lovejoy high school, setting the first record in 2016, then broke her own record this year.

So, who had the best record-breaking performance? Vote below. Voting closes at Midnight EST on June 5th.

Texas’ Top Record-Breaking Performance

Nadine Arredondo – Stephenville
Emma Sherrer, Sarah Mobley, Addison Martin, Reezon Eke – Coppell Middle School North
Alec Carr – Kempner
Simeon Woods Richardson – Kempner
Taylor Thompson – Lucas Lovejoy
Katy Raby – Kilgore
Blake Aragon – Stephenville
Grace Ridgeway – Lucas Lovejoy
Emily Gueller – Lucas Lovejoy

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Lions News · Texas’ Top Record-Breaking Performance – Nominations are open now! – Presented by VNN


This Spring, we’ve seen several state and school records fall across the network. Who was the best in Texas? Nominate your favorite with the form below.

Nominations close on May 22 at 12pm EST, and voting begins on Tuesday, May 23.

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Multiple Teams · Ennis High School Varsity Baseball falls to Bryan High School 7-6


Saturday, May 6, 2017

3:30 PM

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The Lions season ends in Bryan after a loss in game 3 of the series 7-6. The Lions scored early in the game, going ahead 3-0 in the first inning. Bryan fought back to eventually gain a one run lead, and the Lions were unable to overcome the deficit. Thank you to all the parents, family members and fans for the support throughout the season.

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Multiple Teams · Ennis High School Varsity Baseball beat Bryan High School 5-2


Saturday, May 6, 2017

1:00 PM

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Lions rally late to force game 3 with Bryan. Jarron Honza hit a go ahead 3-run homer in the top of the 8th inning that sealed the deal for the Lions.

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Multiple Teams · Ennis High School Varsity Baseball falls to Bryan High School 2-1


Friday, May 5, 2017

7:00 PM

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Lions lose a close one 2-1. They look to rebound tomorrow in Bryan at 1pm with a win forcing game three 30 mins after the conclusion of game 2.

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Lions News · Which region’s high schools had the strongest NFL Draft? – Presented by VNN


The NFL Draft took place last week in Philadelphia. Held on the Rocky Steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, it was the first draft held entirely outdoors, and was the most attended in history with more than 250,000 people attending. Over three days, all 32 NFL teams chose players who they hope could be the future of their franchise.

In the next few pages, check out all the players drafted by their hometown high school, and vote for the region you think has grown the strongest draft class!

Voting closes on Sunday, May 14th at 3pm EST / 12pm PST.

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Multiple Teams · Ennis High School Varsity Baseball beat Corsicana High School 1-0


Friday, April 28, 2017

7:00 PM

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Lions sweep Corsicana at home and secure a 3rd place finish in district 17-5A. Emiliano Gomez was dominant on the mound allowing no runs on 3 hits and 4 strikeouts. Jarron Honza knocked in the only run of the game with a basehit to left field.

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The Lions will face the Bryan High Vikings this Friday and Saturday in the first round of the playoffs.

Game 1 is Friday here in Ennis at 7pm.

Game 2 is in Bryan at 1pm, with Game 3 starting 30 mins after the conclusion of Game 2 if necessary.