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Alan HenryFAIR. Water clear; 89 degrees; 0.06 feet high. Fishing for spotted bass and largemouth bass has been fair since the lake has been running over the spillway. The topwater bite has not been as good as before all the rain, but a few can still be caught. Success has been had using trol…

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DALLAS – Dallas based esports and entertainment organization Envy Gaming has announced the signing of “Athena,” one of the most popular content creators focused on the popular video game Rocket League, to its growing creator network. The multitalented streamer, who is also a musician and reg…

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Each week, Downhome Sports hosts Tater Beard and Seth Sims present a roundup of interviews and video highlights from across Ellis County. See the listing below for specifics.

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The first Ellis County Toys for Tots Classic golf tournament will be held Monday, Oct. 4, at the Old Brickyard Golf Course in Ferris.

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DALLAS – Dallas-based esports and entertainment organization Envy Gaming is getting into the fast-paced World Chase Tag USA circuit with a new sponsorship of GNF, one of the top chase teams in North America. WCT is the first and only global league making the world’s most played game of tag a…

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SAGU officials recently announced that funding for the Phase 1: turf football/soccer field, Olympic size track, lights and landscaping project is almost complete. The project is within $200,000 of its cash goal, with prospective donors asked to help make the goal a reality by the end of Augu…

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Alan HenryFAIR. Water clear; 80 degrees; 0.30 feet high. Black bass remain good on topwaters. Fish are schooling up so use depth finders to locate. Fish with jigs and earthworms. Crappie are good on minnows seeking out the structures. Catfish are fair on live bait, cut bait and stink bait.Am…

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Waxahachie ISD athletics director Greg Reed and assistant AD Terry Minton stop by and give us a peek behind the curtain of what makes a great athletic program. They also share words about former head football coach David Ream, who recently passed away, and his impact on the players, coaches,…

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Alan HenryGOOD. Water clear 76 degrees; 1.12 feet high. Black bass remain good at daylight on topwater and shallower than 8 feet. Daytime is a much different story having to work a bit deeper structure with spinners, worms, jigs, Alabama Rigs, and crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows seek…

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Alan HenryGOOD. Water clear 76 degrees; 1.12 feet high. Black bass remain good at daylight on topwater and shallower than 8 feet. Daytime is a much different story having to work a bit deeper structure with spinners, worms, jigs, Alabama Rigs, and crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows seek…

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Ovilla Christian has the Texas Two Step State Female Athlete of the Year, Tessa Henry, and Female Coach of the Year, Kaylie Johnson. The three-time TAPPS state volleyball champions talk about how program success brought individual recognition.

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Alan HenryGOOD. Water clear 76 degrees; 2.33 feet high. Black bass remain good at daylight on topwater and shallower than 8 feet. Daytime is a much different story having to work a bit deeper structure with spinners, worms, jigs, Alabama Rigs, and crankbaits. Crappie are good on minnows seek…

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Waxahachie ISD tennis coach Nicholas Tanner sits down to talk life, learning and community. Tune in to hear about all the great things Waxahachie tennis is accomplishing on and off the court.

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AUSTIN — Hunters looking for a new opportunity or a change of scenery this fall are encouraged to check out the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s drawn hunt permits program. Applications are being accepted now for a shot at almost 10,000 permits in 61 hunt categories.

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AUSTIN – The Fourth of July holiday weekend is quickly approaching and those enjoying Texas waterways are finalizing their plans. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is reminding everyone to be safe this holiday weekend by following basic boating safety precautions while on the water.

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Waxahachie ISD’s baseball program recently hosted its annual summer youth baseball camp, followed by a one-day specialized camp for pitchers and catchers. The camps were held at the Optimist baseball field complex and led by head baseball coach Tracy Wood.

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In this week's edition of Training with Daniel, Waxahachie, Texas-based personal trainer Daniel Ortiz discusses training splits. A production of the Waxahachie Sun.

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DALLAS – Botisimo, provider of the most comprehensive set of tools enabling streamers to better engage their audiences and monetize their efforts, announced this week that Envy Gaming, one of the most valuable esports and entertainment organizations in the world, has made a strategic investm…

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Alan HenryGOOD. Water clear 74 degrees; 0.16 feet high. Black bass are good using topwater early morning then we are seeing deep aggressive fish between 20-30 feet on worms, spinners, and cranks. Crappie remain great on minnows. Catfish are fair on live, cut and stink bait. Watch for high bo…

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The 2021 Waxahachie 8V8 summer soccer league for girls is under way, with games played Tuesdays in June and on July 6 on the twin fields behind the Waxahachie High School tennis courts.

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AUSTIN – The new Habitat and Angler Access Program will award grants to develop and increase shoreline and bank fishing access as well as restore and enhance fish habitat in Texas’ public inland waters. Aug. 20 is the deadline to apply for grants under the new Texas Parks and Wildlife Depart…