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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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Midlothian Heritage, Red Oak climb AP football rankings; DCTF predicts all week 6 Ellis County football games

By Travis M. Smith | Ellis County Sports LEWISVILLE — Red Oak and Midlothian Heritage continue to ascend up the 5A state rankings following undefeated starts to the season, according to the most recent polls released by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football. The two programs are the lone ranked teams in Ellis …

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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: 4 Ellis County programs advance to round 3 of football playoffs

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports  Four Ellis County programs won area championships in the second round of the Texas high school football playoffs. The week started with seven schools. Regional quarterfinal details are still pending at this time. Stats, quotes and links to photo galleries will be added …

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Football Friday: 7 Ellis County programs win bi-district championships

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports  Seven Ellis County programs triumphed in the bi-district round of the Texas high school football playoffs this past week. Scroll below to see predictions for the area round, recaps from the first week of the postseason and background on each of the seven …

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