A year ago, Ennis Booster Club reinstalled the tradition of giving out an Honorary “E” to a community member who we feel has been an exceptional supporter of our youth athletes. This fall, our Honorary “E” recipient is Vurnie Kay Barnett.
The Mustangs battled highly ranked Fairview on the road in the first round of playoffs on Oct. 31. They were defeated 6-44, ending their season.
At approximately 2 p.m. on Oct. 23, the Madison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) Dispatch Center received information regarding a gunshot heard in Ennis. The Ennis Police Department (EPD), MCSO and United States Forest Service Law Enforcement with Ennis Ambulance responded to 510 W. Hugel Street.
A high of 12 degrees made for a chilly state cross country meet. On Saturday, Kalispell was snowy and cold, but runners powered through.
“Tough conditions, but Montana-tough runners!” Ennis cross country coach Melinda Legg said.
The Ennis Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Ennis resident Mary Sedwick has been named to the 2020 lists of Top 100 Volunteers in the Nation for towns of less than 5,000 in population. Small Town America Civic Volunteer Award organization is based in Kansas with a goal of spotlighting “small town heroes”.
Madison Valley Medical Center was the first hospital in the state to do a convalescent plasma drive Sept. 12. It may be the second in the state too, with its second convalescent plasma drive Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Sheridan Panthers hosted the Ennis Mustangs in a conference game that hasn’t been played for seven years. The game was a must win for both teams to keep their playoff hopes alive. The Mustangs came out hot and scored 26 unanswered points in the first quarter and it looked to be a blowout.
The Ennis Mustangs ran the cross-country ski trail in West Yellowstone Saturday, Oct. 3. “It was a gorgeous day with cool temperatures and pace was quick for a high school 5K and a middle school approximately 2.5K,” Coach Melinda Legg said.
Manhattan Christian slammed Ennis on the court Sept. 25. Their spikes dove with aggression into the gaps in the Mustangs’ formation. Somewhere in the third set, the Mustangs started filling the gap better. The hard spikes from the Eagles continued to be a struggle, but Ennis had redeeming moments.
Madison County Cross Country traveled to Dillon and Livingston last weekend.
Twin Bridges Cross Country, coached by Hannah Konen, headed to the Dillon Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 26. The 5,000-meter men’s race included 75 runners and the 5,000-meter women’s race included 57 runners.