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Travis M. Smith

Travis M. Smith is the owner and content director of Ellis County Sports and has over a decade of award-winning sports coverage. He most recently served as the digital sports director for KBEC 1390AM/99.1FM. He is the former managing editor of the Waxahachie Daily Light, Midlothian Mirror and Glen Rose Reporter.

No. 12 Waxahachie hoops leaning on young head coach’s past lessons, titles ahead of 6A playoff run

By Travis M. Smith | Ellis County Sports WAXAHACHIE — Corey Johnson knows how to win in the postseason. He has two Texas high school basketball state championships to prove it.  Waxahachie’s second-year head boys’ basketball coach also knows how to identify next-level talent and a state-gold-standard team. And in …

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Longtime Waxahachie coach, community leader Jimmie Ray to have school named in his honor

*Editor’s note: The below article originally appeared in the Waxahachie Daily Light during the week of July 19, 2019. Ellis County Sports managing editor Travis Smith served in the same role with the WDL at that time. The WDL has since turned over its website, resulting in the loss of …

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