Home | Avalon High School

Avalon High School

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Bi-District championships: 9 Ellis County football programs begin playoff run

Nine Ellis County high school football programs escaped their respective districts to qualify for the bi-district championship. The county is represented across all six classifications Previews, score predictions, stats, standout players and recaps will be added throughout the weekend. All computer projections are compiled by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football. As always, …

Read More »

Ellis County Football Friday Roundup: Week 10 (Oct. 29)

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports Previews, score predictions, stats, standout players and recaps will be added throughout the weekend. All computer projections are compiled by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football. As always, fans can catch a full recap of all things Ellis County athletics every Monday night from 6-7 p.m. …

Read More »

Ellis County Football Friday Roundup: Week 9 (Oct. 22)

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports Previews, score predictions, stats, standout players and recaps will be added throughout the weekend. All computer projections were compiled by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football. As always, fans can catch a full recap of all things Ellis County athletics every Monday night from 6-7 …

Read More »

Ellis County Football Friday Roundup: Week 8 (Oct. 15)

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports Previews, score predictions, stats, standout players and recaps will be added throughout the weekend. All computer rankings were compiled by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football in conjunction with PigskinPrep.com. As always, fans can catch a full recap of all things Ellis County athletics every …

Read More »

Ellis County Football Friday Roundup: Week 7 (Oct. 8)

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports Following a week that saw seven Ellis County football programs enjoy a bye, the action returned Friday for a near full-slate of district action with plenty of playoff implications on the line. Stats, standout players and recaps will be added throughout the weekend. …

Read More »

Ellis County Football Friday Roundup: Week 5 (Sept. 24)

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports Six Ellis County teams picked up wins during week five of the high school football season. Though district play has begun for a few programs, there are still a handful that wrapped up non-district play this week as we head into the halfway …

Read More »