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Bearcats Ryan Conn tosses no-hitter to lead Aledo to 1-0 win over North Crowley in Saturday non-district tilt

March 28, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Bishop's squeeze bunt in 8th seals win

Aledo senior pitcher Ryan Conn threw an eight-inning no-hitter to lift the Bearcats to a 1-0 victory over North Crowley Saturday in non-district action at Bearcat Field.

The win lifts the state-ranked No. 8 Bearcats overall mark to 16-6. Aledo will jump back into District 6-4A play at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, at home against Mineral Wells.

Aledo scored the game's only run in the bottom of the eighth when sophomore second baseman Matt Bishop drove in Brendan Snyder on a squeeze bunt.

Soccer Bearcats will face Midlothian Tuesday at Northwest ISD Stadium in regional quarterfinals

March 27, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

In a rematch of last year's fourth-round soccer playoff contest, the Aledo Bearcats will face Midlothian at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, at Northwest ISD Stadium in a Class 4A regional quarterfinal match.

The winner of the contest will advance to the regional tournament in Wichita Falls. Regional semifinals will be Friday, April 2, and the regional final will be Saturday, April 3.

All games in the Region I tournament will be played at Wichita Falls ISD Memorial Stadium.

Bearcats advance in playoffs after 2-1 win over Birdville

Aledo senior goalkeeper Justen Woody turned back three late Birdville shots from close range, including a breakaway with two and a half minutes remaining in the match, to help the Bearcats to a 2-1 victory over Birdville Friday night in a Class 4A sectional match at Brewer High School.

Birdville had cut the AHS lead to 2-1 with 5:56 left in the match on a goal by forward Anthony Bardon. The Hawks, using a strong win at their backs in the second half, continued to put on pressure in the Bearcats' defensive end.

Ladycats, Bearcats diamond teams earn District 6-4A road wins at Springtown

March 26, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Rinker, Scott hit homers in Bearcats' 20-6 victory

Aledo pitchers Kacie Brann and Sarah Simpson combined to hold Springtown to one run as the pair led the Ladycats to a 7-1 victory over the Lady Porcupines Friday night in District 6-4A action at Springtown.

The win raises the Ladycats district mark to 4-2. Aledo will continue district play at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, at home against Mineral Wells.

Aledo ripped 13 hits in the contest, as five Ladycats recorded at least a pair of hits, including Shelby Stockard, whose 2-RBI double in the first inning proved to be the game-winning hit. Stockard also registered a single in the game.

Lauren Durham led Aledo at the plate with a double and a pair of singles.

Also collecting a pair of base hits were Kendall Kizer, Aubri Jordan and Jordan Simons, who has been hot at the plate with six hits in the Ladycats last two games.

Brann earned the win and pitched the first three innings, with Simpson in the circle for the last four frames.

Bearcats 20, Springtown 6

Soccer Bearcats advance after 2-1 victory over Birdville in sectional playoffs

March 26, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo goalkeeper Woody turns back late Hawks' charge to preserve win

Aledo senior goalkeeper Justen Woody turned back three late Birdville shots from close range, including a breakaway with two and a half minutes remaining in the match, to help the Bearcats to a 2-1 victory over Birdville Friday night in a Class 4A sectional match at Brewer High School.

The win advances the Bearcats (23-1-1) to the regional quarterfinals where they will face the winner of the Midlothian/Crowley sectional match.

Birdville had cut the AHS lead to 2-1 with 5:56 left in the match on a goal by forward Anthony Bardon. The Hawks, using a strong win at their backs in the second half, continued to put on pressure in the Bearcats' defensive end.

With 2:36 remaining, a Birdville attacker was free on a breakaway in the middle, and when he cut to his left the forward tried to poke the ball inside the left post to Woody's right, but Woody made a diving effort to come up with the save.

"I knew I had the angle played right," Woody said. "I just dove and stretched my arms out as far as I could and I deflected the ball out of bounds."

Cancer survivor, team manager got to play at Rangers Ballpark

March 26, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Tanner Linn, normally the varsity baseball manager at Aledo High, got to suit up and play for the team's game at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington against Midlothian.

Aledo High students 'die' in crash, everyone okay

March 26, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Actors of the Shattered Dreams video talk about their experience on the set.

Aledo woman waiting for lungs, spreading awareness

March 26, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Marcia Walters talks about her lung condition.

Aledo High School to host Bearcat Relays on Friday

March 25, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Tony Eierdam/The Community News: Aledo hurdler Anna Stockdale flies over a hurdle at a recent meet. Aledo High School will host the Bearcat Relays on Friday, March 26, at Bearcat Stadium.Tony Eierdam/The Community News: Aledo hurdler Anna Stockdale flies over a hurdle at a recent meet. Aledo High School will host the Bearcat Relays on Friday, March 26, at Bearcat Stadium.

Aledo High School will host the annual Bearcat Relays on Friday, March 26, at Bearcat Stadium.
Field events will begin at noon, with the 3200-meter run scheduled to begin at 12:15 p.m. The meet is a “finals only" event, with running finals beginning at 3:30 p.m.
Below is a list of the scheduled events:

Event schedule

11:15 - scratch meeting in field house
12:00 - field events
12:15 - 3200M
3:30 - running finals

Field event order
Shot put ring #1 VG, VB
Shot put ring #2 JVB, JVG
Discus ring #1 VB, VG
Discus ring #2 JVG, JVB
Long jump pit #1 VG, VB
Triple jump pit #2 VB, VG, JVG
Long Jump pit #3 JVG, JVB / Triple Jump JV Boys
High Jump pit #1 VB, VG
High Jump pit #2 JVG, JVB
Pole Vault VB, JVB, VG, JVG combine if 12 or less

Running Finals JVG, VG, JVB, VB
12:15 3200
3:30 400M RELAY
800M
100/110 M HURLDLES
100 M
400M WEIGHT MAN RELAY
800M RELAY
400M
300M HURDLES
200M
1600M

Bearcats advance in soccer playoffs with 4-1 victory over Wichita Falls

March 23, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Matt Nickell scores pair of goals in area championship win

Matt Nickell scored two goals and Yusef Marwan and Thomas Davis each tallied a goal and two assists to lift the Aledo Bearcats to a 4-1 victory over Wichita Falls High School Tuesday night in a Class 4A area championship match at Memorial Stadium in Wichita Falls.

The Bearcats will advance to the sectional (third) round where they will face Birdville at 7 p.m. Friday, March 26, at Brewer High School.

Aledo led 2-0 after the first half. Nickell got the Bearcats on the board when he scored after a feed from Marwan.

The Bearcats' lead grew to two goals when Marwan found the back of the net after receiving a pass from Davis.

Old High cut the lead in half, 2-1, with a goal a minute and a half into the second half.

But Aledo got the score back on a Davis goal with Marwan earning the assist that extended the Bearcats' lead to 3-1.

The Bearcats closed the scoring later in the second half on a goal from Nickell with Davis recording the assist.

Ladycats pound 16 hits in 15-5 victory over Saginaw

March 23, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Saginaw hands baseball Bearcats first district loss

Aledo right fielder Carolyn Clayton's solo inside-the-park home run in the bottom of the sixth inning gave the Ladycats the run they needed to run-rule Saginaw, 15-5, Tuesday night in a District 6-4A contest at Ladycats Field.

The win raises the Ladycats district record to 3-2. Aledo will continue league action at 7 p.m. Friday, March 26, at Springtown.

Kacie Brann was the winning pitcher for AHS. The sophomore allowed five runs on three hits with eight walks and 10 strikeouts in six innings.

Seven of Aledo's 16 hits came off the bats of Jordan Simons and Kendall Kizer. Simons swatted four singles, while Kizer had three hits, including a double.

Clayton - who also registered a single - Aubrey Jordan and Rebecca Phillips each recorded a pair of hits, while Morgan Farley, Shelby Stockard and Sarah Simpson each collected a hit.

The Ladycats broke open a 3-2 game with seven runs in the fourth inning to take a 10-2 lead. The big hit in the frame was a single by Stockard that drove in Farley and Clayton.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, August 21

  • AHS Varsity at Northwest Classic Varsity Tournament through Aug. 23, times TBA

Friday, August 22

  • AHS Varsity vs. Pascal at Aledo, a.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Byron Nelson Scrimmage, 9 a.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy High School at Lakehill Prep, 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 26

  • AHS Varsity vs. Joshua at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS vs. Stephenville at Aledo;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 28

  • AHS Varsity at Volleypalozza Varsity Tournament through Aug. 30, times TBA

  • AHS JV at Joshua, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Granbury Cornerstone at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

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