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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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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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Maypearl tabs Aledo, Hardin-Simmons grad as next head football coach

KBEC Sports report Following a relatively short search and several dozen applicants, Maypearl ISD has named Marte Amrine Jr. its next head football coach and athletic coordinator. The official approval by the Maypearl ISD Board of Trustees came during its Jan. 26 meeting. Amrine is an Aledo graduate and played …

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Waxahachie’s Mya Williams named Player, Freshman of the Year in NJCAA DI conference, region

KBEC Sports report HUTCHINSON, KS — Led by freshman Mya Williams, the Hutchinson Community College women’s basketball team had several members earn spots and win individual awards on the 2022 NJCAA Women’s Division I All-Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference and All-Region VI teams released on Monday. Williams was named the …

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2022-24 UIL Realignment: Ellis County high schools land in new districts

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports ….and we wait no more! The UIL released the new fall and winter sports districts for high school athletics at 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 3. Scroll down to see where your program landed! Congratulations are in order for the Italy Lady Gladiator volleyball …

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Midlothian Heritage girls’ hoops wins fourth-consecutive district championship

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports State-ranked Midlothian Heritage secured a fourth-consecutive girls’ basketball district championship in convincing fashion Friday. The Jaguars built a 37-8 halftime lead against Life Waxahachie and cruised to the 64-21 win. Underclassmen Kora Huff (13 points), Jules Burrows (12) and Jerzie Bryant (10) all …

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UIL announces conference cutoff numbers: Midlothian Heritage to 5A, several others see district shakeup

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports One Ellis County high school jumped classifications, while several narrowly missed the same fate or watched districts dissolve following the UIL releasing conference cutoff numbers. The UIL released the cutoff numbers and preliminary enrollment figures for the biannual 2022-24 reclassification and realignment on …

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GALLERY: 2021 Waxahachie Homecoming Parade

The annual Waxahachie Homecoming Parade was held Friday, Oct. 22 ahead of the Waxahachie volleyball and football games against Mansfield. PHOTO GALLERY All photos by Travis M. Smith/KBEC Sports

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11 Waxahachie student-athletes sign with collegiate athletic programs

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports Eleven Waxahachie student-athletes recently signed to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level.  The ceremony was held inside the Performance Arts Center on Thursday, April 29. The celebration welcomed family, friends and teammates and was as close to “normal” as any indoor …

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