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6A No. 1 Waxahachie nearly breaks the scoreboard against Belton in bi-district ‘ship

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports LORENA — The Waxahachie Runnin’ Indians had their way with the Belton Tigers in Tuesday’s 6A Region II bi-district championship. Health-and-safety protocols and snowpocalypse be danged, too. Waxahachie nearly busted the scoreboard in its 99-62 victory. The Runnin’ Indians had practiced just four …

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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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