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‘We are starting a legacy’: No. 12 Midlothian Heritage girls’ hoops begins playoff run

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports MIDLOTHIAN — For senior forward Liz Schmidt, the 12th-ranked Midlothian Heritage girls’ basketball team has done a little more than simply win their third-consecutive undefeated district championship.  The Jaguars, who are absolutely rolling into the Class 4A playoffs, have cemented their legacy. They’ve also …

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Ellis County round-up: Girls’ hoops sees 3 state-ranked, big road upset ahead of playoffs

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports RED OAK — A matchup of two Ellis County and state-ranked 5A teams went down to the wire Tuesday in Red Oak. No. 24 (17-4, 9-1) Midlothian skated by host No. 12 (19-5, 9-1) Red Oak, 33-32. The Lady Hawks had won the previous …

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The Press Box: Wigintons talk Midlothian Heritage football :(Nov. 16, 2020)

This week’s episode of “The Press Box” featured an in-depth conversation with Midlothian Heritage head football coach Lee Wiginton and his son and senior standout, Haydon, plus conversations from the hardwood. On-air hosts Seth Sims, Tater Beard and Brian Stevens first spoke at length with Midlothian head volleyball coach Shain …

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GALLERY: 2020 Waxahachie Homecoming Parade

The 2020 Waxahachie High School Homecoming Parade was held Friday afternoon, Oct. 30. Due to roadway construction in downtown, the route began in front of Marvin Elementary and traveled down Brown Street to Stuart B. Lumpkins Stadium. GALLERY All photos by Kirk Holt/KBEC Sports

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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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