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‘He is going to be remembered’: Communities rally around passing of Waxahachie senior Austin Elbert

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports A green ribbon tied in a single knot around a blue-and-white shoelace wouldn’t typically well the eyes with tears before a non-district volleyball match. The same general thought could easily be applied when looking at photos of students at Ennis, Red Oak, Midlothian, …

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Life Waxahachie students learning sports medicine through hands-on training

By Chelsea Groomer | SPECIAL to KBEC Sports You see them on the sidelines giving aid to players. You catch a glimpse of them buzzing around teams with water bottles in hand — constantly ready, these unsung heroes of the field are just as crucial to athletics as the sport …

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‘Love is key’: Athletics continue uniting student-athletes in Ellis County

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports A sand volleyball court in Waxahachie is proving one serve at a time that sports have a way of uniting communities. And, in a world currently void of amateur sport but heavy on hate, the friendly competition has also proven capable of healing, …

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Midlothian Heritage’s Vasquez wins first-ever Ellis County Home Run Derby

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports WAXAHACHIE — The first-ever Ellis County Home Run derby came down to the final 38 seconds Thursday night at the Waxahachie Sports Complex. And when 2020 Waxahachie graduate Aaron Tesei took his final hack a few pitches later, he remained one long ball short …

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The Press Box: Maypearl baseball and senior salutes: Ep. 25 (April 20, 2020)

This week’s episode of “The Press Box” featured an in-depth conversation with three members of the (11-1-1) Maypearl Panthers baseball team after their season was cut short due to COVID-19.  The link to the podcast can be found at the bottom of this article.  On-air hosts Seth Sims, Tater Beard …

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