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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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PKs and heartbreak: Midlothian Heritage girls’ soccer ends incredible 5-year run in 3rd state championship match

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports GEORGETOWN — Dreams of a back-to-back fairytale came to a heartbreaking end for the Midlothian Heritage girls’ soccer team on Thursday. Heritage walked onto the pitch at Bernard E. Birkelbach Field in Georgetown as the 4A girls’ soccer defending state champions. They exited …

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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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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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Life Waxahachie’s Rodriguez joins Tarleton State’s first-ever women’s soccer signing class

KBEC Sports report STEPHENVILLE — A Life Waxahachie senior recently inked her National Letter of Intent to join the first-ever signing class for women’s soccer at Division-I Tarleton State University. Brianna Rodriguez and 15 other standout soccer players will soon don the Purple and White for the Texans under head coach …

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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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