Runnin’ Indians to host Waxahachie Elementary and Junior Basketball League night

The Waxahachie Runnin’ Indians will play Lancaster at home on Friday, February 1.  It will be Waxahachie Elementary night and Junior Basketball League night.  All elementary and Junior Basketball League kids wearing their school shirts or basketball team jerseys will be admitted free if accompanied by their parent or coach.  The Special Olympic basketball team will be introduced along with the Waxahachie 7th and 8th grade players and the Waxahachie Girls softball team. Make plans to come out and support the Indians.  Games are at 5:00, 6:30, and 8:00.

Youth baseball

registration begins

Online registration is underway for the 2008 Waxahachie Youth Baseball league season. The league provides recreational baseball programs for youth age 5-18 in six age-based divisions.

Parents may register their children online at, or attend one of two in person registration events scheduled from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday Feb. 9 and again on Feb. 16 at the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce on YMCA Drive.

The season will begin around April 1 with games continuing through the end of May.

Parents and players are also reminded WYB will again be hosting a senior division for students age 14-18, providing recreational baseball for high school students.

For more information on the league, visit

Ellis County Umpires Assn.

It is that time of year again, and the leagues will be starting just around the corner.

There are several rule changes, as well as several tournaments coming this year. All class clinics will be held in the Waxahachie Parks & Recreation office, and all outdoor clinics will be held at the Waxahachie Sports Complex. The 2008 dues are $60.00. Anyone interested in umpiring ASA Softball in Ellis County is asked to attend the following evening and afternoon clinics: Jan. 30 from 7-8:30 p.m., Feb. 6 7-8:30 p.m., Feb. 13 7-8:30 p.m., Feb. 20 7-8:30 p.m. and Feb. 27 7-8:30 p.m. For more information contact James Villarreal at 972-937-7330 x182.

Waxahachie Indian jackets on sale

The RBI Club is offering Waxahachie Indian jackets for the upcoming season. Featuring a cordura/taslan outer shell with a four ounce interior quileted lining. Adult sizes S-XXXL.

Sample will be availble for viewing at the Jan. 16 meetings of the RBI Club parent meetings and at the First Pitch Banquet Feb. 7.

Cost is $115 and can be quoted upon request for size XXXL.

Deadline to order is Thursday, Feb. 7. Jackets will be received no later than March 14.

For more information, contact Steve Wallace at or (214) 682-6725.