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PODCAST: The Press Box: Ep. 4 (Nov. 25, 2019)

Episode four of The Press Box, hosted by Brian Stevens and Justin Burns (filling in for Seth Sims), featured on-air interviews with head boys’ basketball coach Steven Middleton (Midlothian), KBEC Sports Player of the Week CJ Palmer (Red Oak) and “Tater” Brown, the play-by-play voice for Midlothian Panther Radio. The crew …

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11 Ellis County athletes compete at state cross country meet

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports Three Ellis County student-athletes placed inside the top-25, while eight others competed well in the 2019 UIL cross country state championships on Saturday. Class 4A saw the largest Ellis County contingent and several of the highest finishes on the day at Old Settler’s …

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The Press Box sports-talk show to debut Monday on KBEC

By KBEC Sports Ellis County athletics will soon have a new home on the radio waves, as KBEC 1390AM/99.1 FM and KBEC Sports have announced plans to launch a one-hour weekly sports talk show. The Press Box will debut at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4 on KBEC 1390AM/99.1FM. It can …

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Week 9 roundup: A prayer and the playoffs cap week in Ellis County football

By KBEC Sports Week nine of the high school football season in Ellis County saw a prayer tied to the end of a hail-mary pass at the buzzer, a couple of nailbiters and several teams winning in blowout fashion to punch their playoff ticket. KBEC Sports had photojournalists and correspondents …

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2019 Ellis County high school football previews

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports High school football is back in Texas.  Sorry, but that’s the best lede we could come up with ahead of the 2019 Texas high school football season. But, boy, is Ellis County primed to continue to be one of the state’s premier regions …

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FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Venus Bulldogs

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports Despite being in just a five-team district and under the first-year head coach Terry Spray, the Venus Bulldogs have their work cut out in order to make the District 4-4A playoffs.  Both Glen Rose and Ferris are virtual locks and Godley is surely …

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