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Girls' streak continues, guys fall to 0-3 in Aledo hoops

December 1, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Aledo BasketballThe Ladycats stayed undefeated at home with a 65-31 win over Parker County rival Weatherford Tuesday night and the boys basketball team lost a chance at getting their first win of the season with less than 30 seconds on the clock in a 42-37 loss to Southwest Christian.

Click below to watch video highlights. Full stories will be in the Dec. 3 edition of
The Community News

Aledo Ladycats:

Football Playoff Information

November 28, 2010 by Randy Keck

Class AAAA Division II State Quarter Final Football Playoff
Stephenville Yellowjackets vs. Aledo Bearcats
Friday, December 3, 2010
At Floyd Casey Stadium
S. Valley Mills Dr. at Dutton
Waco, Texas 76711
Game time: 7:30 PM

Pre sell Adult: $8
Pre sell Student: $5

All Tickets at the Gate: $10

Accepted Passes: District 5-AAAA , District 8-AAAA, THSCA

Aledo will be the home team

Link to Stadium Directions:

Bearcats defeat Hereford 40-14

November 26, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Dominic Genetti/The Community News

Re-rematch against Stephenville next week for Regional crown

Story By Steve Keck
Video By Dominic Genetti

Sweetwater, TX- Matthew Bishop passed for a season high four touchdown passes in a 40-14 victory over the Hereford Whitefaces in the region semi-final game played in Sweetwater. The Bearcats will play the Stephenville Yellow Jackets in the regional finals next Friday night at Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco.

Parker County Red Cross offers ‘Top Ten’ Fire Safety Tips as Thanksgiving nears

November 22, 2010 by Randy Keck

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the Chisholm Trail Chapter encourages families to prevent kitchen fires by taking some basic safety measures. In the U.S., Thanksgiving is the peak day for cooking fires, 90 percent of which are caused by unattended cooking.

“We all think of Thanksgiving as a time for family, good food and football, but it’s also prime time for cooking fires,” said Teresa Filkins, Community Development and Resource Manager at the Parker County Branch. “Taking a few simple precautions can help everyone have a safe and happy holiday.”

To keep Thanksgiving fire-free, the public should follow these ten tips:

Blowers nominated for Rudy Award

November 22, 2010 by Randy Keck

James Albritton/ Rob Blowers makes a tackle in the Area Championship game against Waco. He has been nominated for a High School Rudy Award.

Aledo senior Rob Blowers has been nominated for the Rudy Award, The High School Football Rudy Awards honor inspirational football players who best define what Daniel 'Rudy' Ruettiger refers to as the "The Four C’s": Character, Courage, Contribution and Commitment. Ruettiger was the subject of a hit movie about his experience playing for Notre Dame.

To vote for Rob online, visit the following link:

Regional Football Playoff Information

November 20, 2010 by Randy Keck

Hereford Whitefaces (Home) vs. Aledo Bearcats (Visitor)
Date: Friday, November 26, 2010
Site: Mustang Bowl, Sweetwater, TX
Game Time: 7:00pm

Ticket Information
Pre sell Adult: $8
Pre sell Student: $4
All Tickets at the Gate: $8
Passes Accepted: District 5-AAAA, District 3-AAAA, THSCA

Mustang Bowl
1205 Ragland
Sweetwater, Texas 79556
Link to directions:

Aledo beats Waco High 70-35

November 19, 2010 by Anonymous

Bearcat StadiumDue to malfunctions in multimedia equipment, we are unable to provide video coverage of tonight's game.

Story By Steve Keck
Blog By Dominic Genetti

The Aledo Bearcats will advance to the Division II-4A Regionals for Region 1 after defeating the Waco Lions 70-35 at Bearcat Stadium Friday Night.

Junior star running back Johnathan Gray rushed for 212 yards and scored six touchdowns for Aledo. Fellow junior and starting quarterback Matt Bishop completed nine of 12 passes for 181 yards and two touchdowns. Bishop also rushed for 83 yards on nine carries.

Justin Breshears caught three passes for 92 yards and two touchdowns.

Leads sought in local burglary

November 19, 2010 by Randy Keck

Parker County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division is investigating a convenience store burglary which occurred early Thursday morning.

Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said deputies responded to the call just before 1 a.m. in the 13100 block of White Settlement Road in Parker County. The suspects forcefully entered the store by shattering a front window, display cases, stole several thousand dollars worth of cigarettes and other tobacco products and damaging the building.

Stacking up for a record

November 18, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Dominic Genetti/The Community News: Drew Dunson, a third-grader at Vandagriff Elementary School, goes for a cup stacking record during gym class. Students in each grade will be taking a shot at the world record throughout the day and try to beat the mark set in the Guinness Book of World Records.

'Once Upon a Mattress' this weekend

November 17, 2010 by Randy Keck

lLinda Bagwell/Special to The Community News: Ladies-in Waiting KENDALL VANDRLL and BONNIE BLEDSOE on the left and ASHLEY GILBERT and KEAH KENNEY on the right, surround LANA ROBERTSON as Queen Aggravain in Weatherford College rehearsals for "Once Upon a Mattress."

Weatherford College’s production of Once Upon a Mattress is sure to bring smiles to everyone who attends.

“This is one of the most fun musicals you will ever, ever see in your entire life. It is an energy-packed musical with the perfect cast  - a combination of College and community. Children will love it, adults will love it! Don’t miss it! Be early to get a good seat,” said Director Nancy McVean.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, December 1

  • AHS Ladycats vs. Springtown at Aledo;

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.
    JV, 5 p.m.
    9th, 5 p.m.

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