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GALLERY: UT-bound Thomas wins 2022 All-Ellis County Home Run Derby

The third annual All-Ellis County All-Star softball game was held Thursday, June 15 at the Waxahachie Sports Complex. Jared Thomas (Waxahachie, 2022) won the derby with a record-setting 21 home runs in the championship round. Thomas, who will play for the University of Texas next season, averaged a home run …

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GALLERY: 2022 All-Ellis County Baseball All-Star Game

The second annual All-Ellis County All-Star baseball game was held Wednesday, June 15 at historic Paul Richards Park in Waxahachie. The two teams, East and West, were comprised of the top high school baseball student-athletes from around the county. The event was presented by Methodist Midlothian Medical Center. PHOTO GALLERY …

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2022-24 UIL Realignment: Ellis County high schools land in new districts

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports ….and we wait no more! The UIL released the new fall and winter sports districts for high school athletics at 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 3. Scroll down to see where your program landed! Congratulations are in order for the Italy Lady Gladiator volleyball …

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4 Waxahachie, Midlothian, Ovilla Christian grads taken in 2021 MLB Draft

By Travis M. Smith | KBEC Sports Four Ellis County baseball standouts heard their names called this week during the 2021 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. The foursome was headlined by 2017 Midlothian graduate Russell Smith, a 6-foot-9 left-handed pitcher from Texas Christian University. Smith was selected by the …

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