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Congratulations to Waxahachie High School girls head basketball coach Ashlaa Zuniga for being chosen as one of only eight DFW coaches to serve as a team coach for Wootten’s Top 150 Camp. Wootten Camp selects the top 100 seniors, top 50 juniors, and a select handful of top sophomores from acr…

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AUSTIN – With millions of ducks in the Central Flyway and promising conditions in many parts of the state, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department biologists suggest these factors could indicate a good waterfowl season is ahead for Texas hunters.

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The Waxahachie High School swim team competed against Duncanville and South Grand Prairie high schools in the 6A Tri-Meet on Wednesday, Oct. 13, in Duncanville.

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The Miracle League of Ellis County kicked off its fall baseball season Saturday at at the Optimist Fields in Waxahachie. The six-game season continues Saturdays, with game times starting at 11 a.m. For more information, visit the Miracle League's official Facebook page.

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Alan HenryFAIR. Water clear; 70 degrees; 1.96 feet low. Fall fishing is in full swing, and the bite is good. Black bass, spotted bass, and largemouth bass are booming using brim-colored football jigs and trolling with crankbaits. Fish are schooling with a consistent topwater bite from 9 a.m.…

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Here's a photo gallery from the Waxahachie High School varsity volleyball team's home game Oct. 12 against Midway High School. Included with the game action photos are several from the Cherokee Charmers' performance!

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The Waxahachie High School varsity football Player of the Week is junior linebacker No. 18 Corey King, who had 15 tackles, two assists, and one tackle for loss in the Oct. 8 road game against Cedar Hill.

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The Miracle League of Ellis County will hold its six-game fall season Saturdays, Oct. 16-Nov. 20. Games start at 11 a.m. and are played at the Miracle League Field at Optimist Ballpark. Email miracleleagueelliscounty@gmail.com. Register to play at Waxahachieymca.org. Registration includes ha…

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Alan HenryFAIR. Water clear; 70 degrees; 1.75 feet low. Fall fishing is in full swing, and the bite is good. Black bass, spotted bass, and largemouth bass are booming using brim-colored football jigs and trolling with crankbaits. Fish are schooling with a consistent topwater bite from 9 a.m.…

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Braden Bell is the Waxahachie High School varsity tennis player of the week. He won both of his matches Sept. 28 in tiebreakers. He was also the deciding match against Waco, winning the tiebreak 12-10, and giving the team the win at 10-9.

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BBQ and music were the theme of the day Sunday as some of the Metroplex’s best grill masters and breweries displayed their talents during the inaugural Stampede of Speed at the Texas Motorplex. Multiple musical acts from Nashville to Texas entertained the crowd into the evening as the family…

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The Waxahachie High School varsity boys cross country team finished seventh at the Ken Gaston Invitational. Placings included Jaime Gonzalez – 22nd 17:07, Braden Buegeler – 46th 18:19, Ezra Perez – 56th 18:47, Conner Schmidt – 61st 18:57, Lucas Molina – 62nd 19:04, and Eli Nance – 66th 19:15.

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Construction crews have been busy with demolition of the existing pool house at Lee Penn Park on Getzendaner Street. This is the first step in the site’s revitalization, which will see the construction of a new combination pool/bathhouse and a new pool.

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Congratulations to the Waxahachie High School varsity cross country Runners of the Week. Gabby Calderon ran a PR of 24:31 and Kiefer Fouse ran a PR of 21:08, with the program noting, “They ran a great race at the Ken Gaston Invitational!”

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ENNIS – For more than three decades, Texas Motorplex, located between Ennis and Waxahachie on U.S. Highway 287, has hosted the premiere National Hot Rod Association drag racing event in the state of Texas – the Texas NHRA Fall Nationals. Millions of fans have experienced 330-mph races and ha…

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Alan HenryFAIR. Water clear; 80 degrees; 1.69 feet low. Fall fishing is in full swing, and the bite is good. Black bass spotted bass, and largemouth bass are good with success using brim-colored football jig. Fish are schooling with consistent topwater bite from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. using topwater…

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Waxahachie High School’s football players have been opening doors for students on Friday mornings. “These student-athletes made these kids’ morning,” a spokesman said.

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Waxahachie High School volleyballers Amber Morgan, Brooklyn Baskin, Emily Petty and Tionna Owens were recognized recently at the AP Scholar breakfast.

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Congratulations to the Waxahachie High School varsity cross country Runners of the Week. Keeley Hearron ran at her first race of the year and never backed down with a 22:58 and Conner Schmidt (2x winner) ran a PR of 19:08. He has PR every race this year. They ran a great race at the McNeil I…

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Peyton Shivers is the Waxahachie High School varsity tennis player of the week. She went 2-0, winning her singles and doubles matches at line one this past week. 

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ENNIS – The expansion of the 37th annual NHRA Texas Fall Nationals to include over a week of Texas-themed events dubbed the Stampede of Speed has created the opportunity for fans from across the country to descend on Texas Motorplex, Oct. 2-10. The multi-use facility located just 35 minutes …

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The WHS swim team competed in Addison on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the 6A Tri-Meet with Bryan Adams and Midlothian High School. With a record number of Waxahachie swimmers taking the lanes, the Indian girls placed first overall and the Indian boys received second overall.

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Alan HenryFAIR. Water clear; 84 degrees; 1.24 feet low. The fall fishing pattern transition is just around the corner as the lake temperature begins to decline. There has been a massive shad spawn as well bringing the fish out to feed. Black bass, spotted bass and largemouth bass are good wi…