WHS to honor state basketball team

This year is the 25th anniversary of the Waxahachie boys basketball state championship of 1983.

The school will be honoring the team at the Indians’ game on Saturday, Jan. 4th.

They will also be honored at the boys state basketball tournament in Austin on Saturday, March 8 at halftime of the 2 p.m. game, which is the 2A state championship.

Current coach Lonnie Gaylor has information that needs to be sent to each player and coach. He needs help in getting phone numbers or addresses of the following coaches, players, and managers Email lgayor1@wisd.org or call the basketball office at 972 923-4600 ext 545.

YMCA karate signups

Signups for YMCA karate for ages 3-15 are conducted on a year around basis.

Lessons are given on Tuesday at 7 p.m. for intermediate students, Thursday at 7 p.m. for intermediate to advanced and also on Thursday at 6 p.m. for 3-5 year olds.

Call (972) 937-9622 for additional information or go to www.waxahachieymca.org.

Players needed

The Ellis County Soccer Club is looking for some girl soccer players to help with the 97’ and 96’ soccer teams.

If you would like to join or more information about this great opportunity please call the corresponding coach based on your daughter’s birth year (96/97). Austin Guest - 96’s at (214) 682-5292 or Jason Shackleford - 97’s at (817) 903-5918 or go online to www.ecsoccerclub.com.

All skill levels are wanted.

To include items in the sports briefs contact Jim Perry at (972) 938-1939 ext. 40 or email jim.perry@wninews.com