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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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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: UT-bound Thomas wins 2022 All-Ellis County Home Run Derby

The third annual All-Ellis County All-Star softball game was held Thursday, June 15 at the Waxahachie Sports Complex. Jared Thomas (Waxahachie, 2022) won the derby with a record-setting 21 home runs in the championship round. Thomas, who will play for the University of Texas next season, averaged a home run …

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GALLERY: 2022 All-Ellis County Baseball All-Star Game

The second annual All-Ellis County All-Star baseball game was held Wednesday, June 15 at historic Paul Richards Park in Waxahachie. The two teams, East and West, were comprised of the top high school baseball student-athletes from around the county. The event was presented by Methodist Midlothian Medical Center. PHOTO GALLERY …

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