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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 …

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GALLERY: 2021 Waxahachie Homecoming Parade

The annual Waxahachie Homecoming Parade was held Friday, Oct. 22 ahead of the Waxahachie volleyball and football games against Mansfield. PHOTO GALLERY All photos by Travis M. Smith/KBEC Sports

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Ennis standouts lead East to win in first-ever Ellis County all-star softball game

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports WAXAHACHIE — Wednesday evening might’ve marked the first time in modern history that Ennis and Waxahachie fans simultaneously cheered as a runner crossed home plate. The previously thought-to-be-absurd celebration came when 2021 Ennis graduate Mattie Beakley drilled a single into left field at Lady …

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GALLERY: First-ever All-Ellis County All-Star softball game

The first-ever All-Ellis County All-Star softball game was held Wednesday, June 30 at Lady Indian Park on the campus of Waxahachie High School. The game featured an East and West team comprised exclusively by county student-athletes and coached by volunteers. A link to the game recap, which saw the East …

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First-ever All-Ellis County All-Star Week set to begin June 29; featuring baseball, softball standouts

KBEC Sports report For the first time in the history of Ellis County athletics, the top high school baseball and softball talent will be collectively on display during the upcoming All-Ellis County All-Star Week.  The three-day showcase is under the coordination of KBEC 1390AM/99.1FM and is powered by the National Worldwide Education …

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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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