Freshman football opens the season on the road at Flower Mound Marcus. The White team plays at 5:30 p.m. while the Green team plays at 7 p.m.

The junior varsity is scheduled to host Marcus at 5:30 and 7 p.m. in Waxahachie. The games are to be played at Wilemon Field.

Friday, Aug. 26

The Waxahachie Daily Light will publish the 2011 Ellis County Football season preview covering all Ellis County schools and Southwestern Assemblies of God University. There will be a special focus on Waxahachie High and the game with Flower Mound Marcus.

The Lady Indian varsity volleyball team will be in tournament action at Arlington. The Waxahachie cross country teams open the season with the Friday Night Lights run at Rail Road Park in Carrollton.

Saturday, Aug. 27

The varsity football team opens the season in the Old Coach Kickoff Classic at 8 p.m. against Marcus. See Friday’s Daily Light for details.

The varsity Lady Indians continue play in the Arlington Invitational.

Tuesday, Aug. 30

All three high school volleyball teams will be in action at home against Forney. Games begin at 5:30 p.m. with the JV and freshmen. The tennis team plays at Mesquite Poteet in district action.