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Live coverage: Aledo vs. College Station, Class 5A Division II State Football Championship

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20172:02 pm

This is Jim Zimmermann for The Community News, saying thank you, God bless and have a Merry Christmas!

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20172:01 pm

I would like to say thank you to all of our loyal readers in Bearcat Nation for staying with us all year. Also, to the staff at The Community News, our friends at 92.1 Hank FM, and everyone we had a chance to meet along the way this season. We will be back during basketball, baseball, and softball playoffs bringing you live coverage of those sports.

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:55 pm

Give big props to the Cougars, they came out swinging and the Aledo persona did not have any effect on the way they played the game.

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:54 pm

I am not sure how you would rank this, Aledo had a 31 game winning streak and College Station had never been to a state championship game.

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:52 pm

That is a final, College station defeats Aledo 20-19

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:51 pm

One second left, Aledo ball at their 47, Aledo trails 20-19, they are lining up for a hail mary to the end zone

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:49 pm

0:14 ball at the 40

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:48 pm

Aledo has the ball at their 27, 0:19 left in the game and trailing 20-19

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:43 pm

3RD AND 6 FOR Cougars at their 47, Aledo calls its last time out

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:40 pm

Bishop scrambles and loses 21 yards on 4th down and College station will take a knee and win the state championship

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:39 pm

pass falls incomplete, 4th down and 9 Aledo has to go for it

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:38 pm

Bishop’s pass falls incomplete, 3rd and 9 1:14 left

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:37 pm

Bishop goes deep to Parks, pass interference against College station. 1st down Aledo at the Cougar 32, 1:55 left Aledo trails 20-19

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:35 pm

Bishop carries to the Cougar 47, 1st down, 2:06 left

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:35 pm

Owens carries to the Aledo 43, 2nd and 3

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:34 pm

Bishop hands off to Owens, he gets to the 36 for the Aledo 1st down. 2:55

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:33 pm

3rd and 2 from the 34,

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:32 pm

Owens with an incredible return to the 37 but holding against Aledo takes the ball back to their 26, 4:17 left, Aledo trails 20-19

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:30 pm

pass falls incomplete, Cougars to punt to Owens at the 15

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:30 pm

3rd and 6 from the 45, this is the ball game

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:29 pm

Ellison with the tackle at the 40 loss of 2

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:28 pm

here we go

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:27 pm

Daniels punt is partially blocked but gets to the Cougar 42. 5:47 left in the game, Aledo trails 20-19

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:26 pm

Bishop is stopped way short of the 1st, Aledo will punt with 6:11 left

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:24 pm

Bishop trips and falls, 1 yard loss

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:23 pm

Here it is folks, Aledo trails 20-19 with 7:54 left in the game. Bearcat ball at their own 21, 79 yards away from a state championship

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:22 pm

Owens back at the 25, he calls for a fair catch at the 21.

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:21 pm

3rd and 4 and Aaron Hale forces a 4th down with a great tackle

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:20 pm

Cougar 1st down at their 34, 9:11 left in the game, Aledo trails 20-19

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:18 pm

Cougar ball at their 23, 10:25 remaining

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:18 pm

Again, Bishop’s pass is too high. Aledo to punt with 10:32 trailing 20-19

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:17 pm

Bishop’s pass falls incomplete, 3rd and 8 from the 35, big, big play

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:15 pm

Owens gets the 1st down with a carry to the Aledo 33,

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:15 pm

Time for some Bearcat pride to show through

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:13 pm

We are in the 4th qtr, College Station 20 Aledo 19. Aledo has the ball at their 22, 2nd and 6 and trailing 20 -19

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:10 pm

Da Da Anderson goes untouched into the end zone for the Cougars. College Station 20 Aledo 19 heading into the 4th qtr

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:08 pm

1st and goal for the Cougars from the Aledo 6

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:08 pm

3rd and 3 from the 11

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:08 pm

College Station with an 81-yard kick return to the Aledo 18

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:05 pm

With 1:49 left in the 3rd qtr. Aledo leads college Station 19-13. Cole Daniels has missed two PAT’S in this game.

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:04 pm

Bishop hands off to Jase, he is in for the Aledo score

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:03 pm

Bishop hands off to Jase stopped at the 2, 3rd and goal Aledo

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:02 pm

Owens carries to the 3, 2nd and goal Aledo

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:02 pm

Jase gets the 1st down at the Cougar 8, 1st and goal

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:01 pm

3RD AND 2 FROM THE 11

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 20171:00 pm

Bishop calls his own number, ball at the 13, 2nd and 4 4:49 3rd qtr

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:59 pm

1st down Aledo from the cougar 19

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:59 pm

Measuring for a 1st down

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:58 pm

Max Lucas catches Bishop’s pass but is short of the 1st down, Aledo will go for it

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:57 pm

Bishop hands off to Jase for no gain, 3rd and 9 from the Cougar 28

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:55 pm

Owens carries to the Cougar 29, 1st down Aledo

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:54 pm

Bishop hands off to Jase, he gets the 1st down at the Cougar 39. 8:26 3rd qtr

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:53 pm

Bishop hands off to Jase, he goes around the right side to the 48

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:52 pm

Aledo will start their 2nd possession of the 2nd half from their 37 tied at 13 with College Station. 9:48 3rd qtr.

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:51 pm

Bearcat defense stands firm, 4th down and the Cougars will punt to Owens at the Aledo 40

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:50 pm

3rd and 17 from the 18

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:49 pm

Colt Ellison chases down Da Da Anderson from behind, 2nd and 18

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:48 pm

Cougars first possession of the 2nd half will be from their own 25

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:47 pm

New score from AT&T Stadium, we are tied at 13 after Daniels missed the PAT. 11:40 3rd qtr

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:46 pm

Jase’s first carry goes 76 yards for the Bearcat touchdown

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:45 pm

Bearcat ball at their 24

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:31 pm

Halftime stats are as follows

Aledo rushing- 62 College Station- 145

Aledo passing- 38 College Station 128

Total yards Aledo has run 24 plays for 100 yards, College station has run 41 plays for 273 yards

Aledo has more punting yards,169, than total yards 100. 1st down Aledo 5 Cougars 15

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:26 pm

Bearcat Nation, your Bearcats have been outplayed on both sides of the ball in the 1st half but fortunately, they are only trailing College Station 13-7. The Aledo coaching staff is the best in the business when it comes to halftime adjustments

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:19 pm

Cougars lead Aledo 13-7 heading into halftime

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:18 pm

College Station is called for holding on a pass play, 2nd and goal from the 11. They will try a fg

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:17 pm

Perez carries to the 1-yard line, College Station calls timeout. 0:11 2nd qtr. Cougars 10-7

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:16 pm

Offsides against Aledo, 1st and goal with 0:16

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:14 pm

Cougar ball at the Aledo 12, 0:23 2nd qtr

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:13 pm

Cougar ball at the Aledo 24, 2nd and 6 Cougars lead 10-7 looking to add before halftime

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:11 pm

College Station has definitely scouted the Bearcat defense and found some weakness. 1st down at the 28

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:10 pm

McCain Smith with a tackle at the 34

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:09 pm

Cougars will have the ball at their 24 leading 10-7 with 2:08 left in the 2nd qtr

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:08 pm

Miller drops a first down catch, Aledo will punt again

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:07 pm

Aledo’s offense looks sluggish, they are out of sync

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:06 pm

Aledo called for holding, ball at the 28, 2nd and 15

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:05 pm

Aledo ball at their 33 with 2:45 left in the 2nd qtr

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:03 pm

Anderson carries the ball straight up the middle 60 yards for the Cougar touchdown, 2:55 2nd qtr. College Station 10 Aledo 7

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:01 pm

Anderson carries the ball to the 25 for the Cougars, 2nd and 5

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:01 pm

Cougar ball at their 22. 3:47 left in the 2nd qtr. Aledo leads 7-3

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201712:00 pm

Bishop can’t get out of trouble, 4th down and Aledo will punt

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:56 am

Owens calls for a fair catch at their 44. 6:16 2nd qtr. Aledo leads College station 7-3. tv timeout

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:55 am

Perez is forced out of bounds short but offsetting penalties force a 4th down. Owens back at the 40 to receive the punt.

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:54 am

3rd and 23 for the Cougars

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:52 am

Will Greenwood with a big tackle for loss, 2nd and 17 from the 22

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:52 am

Cougar ball at their 29

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:49 am

Aledo really needed that score

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:48 am

With 8:24 left in the 2nd qtr. Aledo leads college Station 7-3

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:48 am

Bishop finds Parks for Bearcat score

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:46 am

Bishop scramble for the Bearcat 1ST DOWN, BALL AT THE CCOUGAR 25

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:45 am

Aledo will go for it on 4th and 5 from the Cougar 31, here we go folks!!!!!!!!!!

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:44 am

Bishop is stopped short of the 1st down marker, that will bring up a 4th and 5 from the 31 for Aledo.

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:43 am

Jase is caught in the backfield, 3rd and 11 from the 37

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:43 am

2nd and 9 from the Cougar 35, 9:48 2nd qtr. Cougars lead 3-0

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:42 am

Bishop with a keeper, runs to the Cougar 35

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:41 am

Tre gets the ball at the goal line and returns it to the Aledo 32

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:40 am

Owens back for the kick

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:39 am

College Station gets on the board first with a field goal. 11:14 left in the 2nd qtr. Cougars 3 Bearcats 0

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:38 am

Torres gets a great read and gets the tackle to force a 4th down fg try

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:37 am

The Bearcat defense is back on their heels, they need to make some quick adjustments.

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:35 am

End of the 1st qtr, no score. Cougar ball at the Aledo 16, 3rd and 2

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:34 am

Cougar first down at the Aledo 24, great drive for College Station

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:33 am

Inside handoff gets the Cougars a first down at 30

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:33 am

3rd and 10 for the Cougars

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:32 am

Perez pass is incomplete, 2nd and 10 from the 45, 1:55 1st qtr no score

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:31 am

Colt Ellison helps with the gang tackle, 1st down at the 45

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:31 am

Jeffrey Carter with a tackle at the 35 but still a Cougar 1st down

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:30 am

2nd and 10 from the 24

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:29 am

Perez carried the ball to the 24 for the Cougar 1st down

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:28 am

Big game James with a tackle at the 15, penalty on the Cougars. Chop block makes the ball back at the Cougar 8, 2nd and 15. 1st qtr, no score 3:20

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:27 am

Quick pass to the 13 gets the Cougars some breathing room

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:24 am

Daniels punt downed at the Cougar 1 yard line. great punt

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:23 am

Rosson is wide open and Bishop’s pass is too high, 4th down. Daniels to punt

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:23 am

Jase is stopped for no gain, 3rd and 10, 4:33 1st qtr

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:22 am

Bishop’s pass is too high for Rosson, 2nd and 10 from the Aledo 46

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:22 am

Hunter Rosson with a catch at the 46, 1st down

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:21 am

Jase carry’s around the right side to the 40, 2nd and 5

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:20 am

Bishop pass to Parks for the Aledo first down an the 35

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:20 am

Bishop to Money Parks, 2nd and 3 from the 27

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:19 am

4th down and the Cougars will try a 37 fg, no good wide right. Aledo will take over at their 20, no score 1st qtr. 6:32

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:18 am

3rd and 5 from the Aledo 20

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:17 am

The Cougars seem to have found a kink in Aledo’s armor, the quick pass to either side

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:16 am

Marquez Perez with a qb keeper for a Cougar first down

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:15 am

Cougars are using the quick pass to the outside, 2nd and 2

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:14 am

Cougars 2nd possession

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:13 am

Punt is caught at the 47, tackled at the 40. T.V. timeout. No score, 1st qtr. 8:55

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:12 am

Bishop is sacked at the 10 yards line, 4th down and Aledo to punt from their end zone

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:12 am

Jase’s first carry is a 3 yards loss, 3rd and 8 from the Aledo 15

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:11 am

Bishop hands off to Tre Owens, ball at the 15, 2nd and 8

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:11 am

Cullen Johnson forces the qb out at the 42, 4th down and the Cougars to punt. Punt is downed at the Aledo 12. 1st qtr. 10:46 no score

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:09 am

Aledo’s defense forces a 3rd and 10

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:08 am

Cougars come out throwing, ball at the 39, 14 yards on the catch and run

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:07 am

cole Daniels kick is downed in the end zone. Cougar ball on the 25

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:06 am

Aledo won the toss and have deferred to the second half. Aledo’s defense has the opportunity to come out and shut down this powerful Cougar offense.

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201711:03 am

Captains for today’s championship game is Truett Knox and Aaron Hale

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201710:58 am

Aledo will be the visitors today. They are wearing their orange pants, white jerseys, and white helmets. College Station is decked out in black pants, purple jerseys, and probably the best looking purple helmets in the game.

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201710:50 am

We are under 20 minutes from kick off. This Saturday is the day to come to AT&T stadium and watch some football. 1st game Aledo vs. College Station, Allen vs. Lake Travis, and Waco Midway vs. Cy-Fair

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201710:33 am

The Cougars come in with a 13-2 record, Aledo is riding a 31 game winning streak. Here are some amazing statistics over the past 5 years of Aledo football. I say 5 years because this is The Community’s News 5 year anniversary of blogging Aledo football.

The Bearcats record is 75-3, 3 state championships, 2013,14, and 16. This could be 4 state championships in 5 years and 6 in 8.

Jim Zimmermann December 23, 201710:25 am

Good morning Bearcat nation and welcome to the 2017-2018 CLASS 5A DIVISION 2 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME live from AT&T Stadium. Your defending state champions will be playing the College Station Cougars from region 3 district 8.

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Sun 21

Parker County Panhellenic Meeting

January 21 @ 3:00 pm
Sun 21

Beto O’Rourke Town Hall

January 21 @ 6:00 pm
Mon 22

Clogging Classes

January 22 @ 6:00 pm
Tue 23

Aledo Community Lions Club

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thu 25

Big Fish

January 25 @ 7:00 pm
Sat 27

Texas Hold ’em Tournament

January 27 @ 6:30 pm
Thu 01

Little Black Dress Fashion Show

February 1 @ 6:30 pm
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February 2 @ 11:30 am
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Bid the Sound

February 3 @ 5:00 pm

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