Midlothian jumps to Class 5A
JOEY G. DAUBEN
The Ellis County Press
MIDLOTHIAN - As expected, the Midlothian Panthers will compete in the University Interscholastic Leagues largest classification, Class 5A, beginning in the fall.
The latest realignment, based on high school student population, lists Ellis County and Southern Dallas County schools and was announced Feb. 1.
The realignments only apply to football and basketball. The UIL governs the athletic and academic contests in the public school system across Texas.
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