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Red Oak’s Martinez accounts for over 300 yards, 6 TDs in Methodist Midlothian Player of the Week performance

Ellis County Sports report Running back Chris Martinez accounted for over 300 yards of offense and 6 touchdowns to continue the Red Oak Hawks’ undefeated season. The crucial District 4-5A victory also officially secured a playoff spot for the Hawks.  Martinez rushed for 289 yards and five touchdowns in the …

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Midlothian Heritage’s Jordan Soto converts 4 FGs, game-winner in Methodist Midlothian Player of the Week performance

Ellis County Sports report Jordan Soto drilled a game-winning overtime field goal to lift No. 3 Midlothian Heritage over in-county rival Ennis on Friday. The senior placekicker also connected on four other field goal attempts and two extra-point kicks during the thrilling 38-35 Jaguar win. That effort led to Soto …

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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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Local businessman, wife announce purchase of KBEC 1390AM/99.1FM in Waxahachie

KBEC report The longest-running, independently-owned radio station in Texas will change hands this week, as the sale of KBEC 1390AM/99.1FM has cleared all hurdles and neared the signature finish line. Jon Garrett, a longtime Waxahachie resident and successful under-40 businessman, is set to finalize paperwork Thursday and take ownership of the station …

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First-ever All-Ellis County All-Star Week set to begin June 29; featuring baseball, softball standouts

KBEC Sports report For the first time in the history of Ellis County athletics, the top high school baseball and softball talent will be collectively on display during the upcoming All-Ellis County All-Star Week.  The three-day showcase is under the coordination of KBEC 1390AM/99.1FM and is powered by the National Worldwide Education …

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KBEC Sports Player of the Week: Oct. 5-9

The week of Oct. 5-9 saw these four student-athletes stand just a little taller than the rest. Cast your vote early and often before the poll closes at noon Friday! The KBEC Sports Player of the week is presented by The Press Box and KBEC 1390AM/99.1FM. Each week, the winner of the fan vote …

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KBEC Sports Player of the Week: Sept. 21-25

The week of Sept. 21-25 saw these four student-athletes stand just a little taller than the rest. Cast your vote early and often before the poll closes at noon Friday! The KBEC Sports Player of the week is presented by The Press Box and KBEC 1390AM/99.1FM. Each week, the winner …

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KBEC Sports announces 2019-20 All-Ellis County boys’ hoops teams

By KBEC Sports There was no shortage of talent on the hardwood in Ellis County during the 2019-20 season.  When the dust settled and we all had a little time to breathe and reflect, the team at KBEC Sports compiled the 2020 KBEC Sports All-Ellis County boys’ basketball teams. The teams are broken down …

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The Press Box: All-Ellis County girls’ basketball announcements: Ep. 21 (March 23, 2020)

This week’s episode of “The Press Box” featured the live on-air announcements of superlative winners for the KBEC Sports All-Ellis County girls’ basketball teams. The on-air announcement was also made of all All-Ellis County first- and second-team members, as well as honorable mentions.   On-air hosts Seth Sims and “The Voice …

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