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High school graduating seniors representing six Ellis County schools had one more chance to play ball during the first-ever countywide homerun derby held Thursday night at the Waxahachie Sports Complex.

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DALLAS – The largest esports organization in Texas has a new CEO. Adam Rymer, an industry veteran in film, digital media and entertainment, joins Envy Gaming Inc. on July 13 to oversee all business operations for the company, which is ranked by Forbes as the eighth most valuable esports orga…

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This summer, Waxahachie ISD sports medicine personnel will perform baseline concussion testing at the Lumpkins Stadium fieldhouse and the Waxahachie High School athletic training room. 

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Renovations are under way at the Optimist Club Pool on Patrick Street so that it can continue to be a place where memories are created and summer fun can bloom. The pool looks to open around the middle of July.

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Sun contributor Mike Sackett took this series of photographs at the carnival, on site this week at Coleman Junior High School in Waxahachie. Attendance appeared to be light, likely due to concerns over the ongoing pandemic.

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Country View Golf Course in Lancaster kicks off its 10-week Wednesday Twilight League on July 15. Tee times are from 4:30-6 p.m.  

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Sunday afternoon saw a smaller version of the annual Battle of 287 between Ennis and Waxahachie sports teams, with the inaugural Waxahachie Kick Ball Tournament for the two town’s youth kick ball teams. The teams squared off in Waxahachie’s Penn Park.  

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Faith Family Academy kicks off summer with Eagle Flight School on July 6. Eagle Flight School is a free, in-person, hands-on summer learning program that will be hosted at Faith Family Academy’s Dallas and Waxahachie campuses.

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This summer, along with hosting summer camps and events, 4-C Stables, owned and operated by Stacey Carpenter and Ryan Metcalf, opens its Extreme Trail Horse Association obstacle course to those who want to ride.

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Congratulations to the Waxahachie Lady Indian Volleyball Scholarship recipients. “Baylee Whitehead, Lacy Mott and Ragan Ward were leaders on the court and will continue their legacy playing collegiate volleyball. We are incredibly proud of you,” read a message posted in the Waxahachie ISD ne…

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Howard Junior High School’s Kaylee Grace Favors was recently named the No. 1 softball player and pitcher in the country for the class of 2025.

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The Penn Park Pool reopened Monday, June 15, at 50-percent capacity, per the governor’s latest executive order. At this time, the pool is open Monday-Friday with the following hours and age groups. Hours for youth ages 17 and younger are from 10 a.m.-noon. Ages 12 and younger must have a par…

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Members of the Waxahachie class of 2020 varsity baseball team were recognized in a special ceremony Friday evening at Richards Park. The program, which was hosted by the Indian Baseball Booster Club, saw each of the 10 seniors presented with special awards.

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Waxahachie ISD will host a Pitcher & Catcher Camp from 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, July 9, at Optimist Baseball Field, 219 N. Patrick St., Waxahachie.

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The Waxahachie ISD Boys Baseball Camp will be held Monday-Wednesday, July 6-8, at the Optimist Baseball Field, 219 N. Patrick St.

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Waxahachie ISD will host its Soccer Camp 2020 on Monday-Thursday, July 13-16, at the Waxahachie Sports Complex, 151 Broadhead Road.

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Written on the board in Indian head football coach Todd Alexander’s office is the axiom, “Yesterday ended at midnight.”  

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The Waxahachie YMCA will host a school age day camp June 15-July 31, 2020. The first three weeks will be held at The Avenue Church in Waxahachie and the last four weeks will be held at the Waxahachie Family YMCA. Camp is for children ages 5-12 years old, from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Frida…

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The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas announced Monday it will reopen six additional facilities – including Waxahachie – on Monday, June 15, during Phase II of its reopening plan. The facilities will operate at 50-percent capacity.

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Urban Air Adventure Park will reopen from 4-8 p.m. Friday, June 12, for members and essential workers, who can play for free.

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The newest #HachieHeart has been installed at Richards Park and celebrates the city of Waxahachie’s storied baseball heritage. The heart was sponsored by the Waxahachie RBI Club and painted by JT Shipp.

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The free Waxahachie ISD Strength and Conditioning Camp for WISD student-athletes entering grades 7-12 athletic programs starts Monday, June 8, and will be held weekdays, June 8-July 31.

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Officers of Ellis County Equine Association are excited to announce that the 2020 ECEA Open Show Buckle Series is returning to Waxahachie after two decades of operating away from its hometown. The first of the five-show series will kick off at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 30, at Sai Ranch on Old Bue…

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The onset of pandemic restrictions led to an abrupt ending of in-person activities for the 2019-2020 school year while also impacting the typical preparations for the 2020-2021 year.