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‘Deadball Era’ takes centerfold in new book by Waxahachie author, historian Jim Chapman

SPECIAL to Ellis County Sports WAXAHACHIE — The Deadball Era of baseball has never looked better, thanks to a Waxahachie author and historian. Jim Chapman has worked tirelessly to uncover, identify and find the story behind historic baseball photos of yesteryear. Those efforts resulted in the recent release of “Baseball Photography …

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Midlothian Heritage grad Jack Freeman receives 5 preseason awards; doubles community service ahead of Big 12 debut

Ellis County Sports report HOUSTON – If a superlative award watchlist exists for an NCAA Division-I offensive lineman, University of Houston senior Jack Freeman is almost assuredly listed.  The Midlothian Heritage product has found placement on the Athlon Sports Preseason All-Big 12 Conference team, The Wueffel Trophy Watch List, Riminton Trophy …

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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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3 Ellis County grads to help No. 23 SAGU volleyball during Moore’s 22nd season

SPECIAL to KBEC Sports Caldwell, ID – The Southwestern Assemblies of God University volleyball team is set for the first serve of its 2022 campaign. There will be three Ellis County student-athletes helping lead that charge into The College of Idaho Tournament.  The trio hailing from around the county includes sophomore …

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Waxahachie’s Haley Schoolfield named Big 12 Coach of the Year, leads equestrian team to national tournament

KBEC Sports report FORT WORTH — Waxahachie continues to leave its mark on the collegiate equestrian national scene through longtime director Haley Schoolfield. The Big-12 Conference has also recently recognized the head coach as the most outstanding in its conference.  Schoolfield, a Waxahachie resident and Director of Equestrian at Texas Christian …

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