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Ellis County Football Friday: Week 8 sees undefeated teams hit the road, potential for playoff berths

By Travis M. Smith | Ellis County Sports Week eight of the high school football season will see state-ranked Red Oak and Midlothian Heritage take their undefeated starts on the road and several teams closing in on playoff berths. Ellis County Sports has compiled recaps and projections (provided by the …

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Blowouts and blown out: All 11 Ellis County football games end in 34-plus point differentials, 4 shutouts

By Travis M. Smith | Ellis County Sports Eleven Ellis County football teams took the field in week 7 and not a single game ended closer than five touchdowns.  Half of the county’s eight wins ended in shutout fashion. The winners did so in impressive fashion. 5A DI No. 7 …

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Ellis County Football Friday: Week 4

This is an ongoing report and will be updated frequently through Saturday afternoon. Check back early and often! (4-0, 1-0) WAXAHACHIE 39, (1-3, 0-1) Cedar Hill 21 — FINAL The Indians made the short drive to face the (1-2) Cedar Hill Longhorns for a 7 p.m. kickoff on Friday. It …

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Ellis County Football Friday: Week 2 scores, stats, recaps, reaction and photo galleries

This is an ongoing report and will be updated frequently through Saturday afternoon. Check back early and often! (2-0) WAXAHACHIE 14, (0-2) Arlington Lamar 6 — FINAL Waxahachie led 14-6 at the half against host Arlington Lamar at Cravens Field. The Tribe defense forced four first-half turnovers and the lead …

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PREVIEW: Complete guide, preview & predictions to the 2023 Ellis County high school football season

By Travis M. Smith | Ellis County Sports Don’t let the heat trick the senses — the boys of fall are back. The Texas high school football season officially kicks off Thursday, Aug. 24, and fans of Ellis County programs should have plenty of reasons to cheer throughout the 2023 …

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East holds on against West in 3rd annual All-Ellis County All-Star Game presented by Methodist Midlothian

By Travis M. Smith | Ellis County Sports WAXAHACHIE — A long blast deep into the left-field trees highlighted the third annual star-studded All-Ellis County All-Star baseball game at historic Paul Richards Park. Cooper Contreras (Waxahachie, 2024) was named the Methodist Midlothian Medical Center MVP following his fifth-inning home run. The …

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GALLERY: 3rd annual All-Ellis County All-Star softball game

WAXAHACHIE — Twenty-nine of the best softball players in Ellis County stepped onto the turf at Lady Indian Park in Waxahachie for the third annual All-Ellis County All-Star game on Wednesday. Due to weather concerns and eventual storms, the game was called after three-and-a-half innings, ending in a 3-3 tie. …

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Ellis County Sports launches with familiar faces to lead local sports coverage

ECS staff report *Taps the mic thrice* Welcome to Ellis County Sports, a community-first effort to ensure our student-athletes, coaches, programs and history continue to shine as bright as ever. These are your teams. And these are their stories. The ever-changing media landscape has changed once again. And we cannot …

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Football Friday: District champs crowned, playoffs secured in final week of regular season in Ellis County

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports District champions were crowned and playoff pictures became clear across Ellis County in the final week of high school football.  Midlothian ISD now boasts two 5A district champions, Waxahachie ran away from Dallas Skyline, Ennis continued its incredible run and more!  Stats, quotes …

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Football Friday: Week 9 ends in playoff berths, emotional wins in Ellis County

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports Playoff berths were officially clinched Friday night across Ellis County.  Midlothian capped an emotional week with an incredible performance, Waxahachie will compete against the biggest of the big and Palmer kept its remarkable run going — and then there’s Red Oak, Ennis, Ferris, …

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