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Future Ladycats impress at Ladycats basketball camp

June 17, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Tori Schairbaum attempts to dribble around defender Avery Weckel during a team drill Wednesday morning at the Ladycats Basketball Camp at the Aledo High School gym. The camp runs through Thursday.

Donald Ray Daniel

June 13, 2015 by Randy Keck

Sunday, March 18, 1945
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Monday, June 15, 2015 - 14:00
Aledo High School Auditorium
Memorials may be made to: 
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Don R. Daniel Educational Endowment may be sent to the Aledo Independent School District to support scholarships in his name or to the Hunter Corzine Memorial at First Financial Bank, 505 FM 1187, Aledo, TX 76008.
Funeral Home: 
Tankersley Funeral Home – Stamford, Texas

On June 10, 2015, a wonderful husband, brother, father, grandfather, and friend was taken too soon due to a tragic automobile accident at the age of 70. His last day was spent doing what he loved the most, spending time with his grandson, Hunter, playing golf.

A 1964 graduate of C.F. Brewer High School, Donald Ray Daniel utilized his catching skills on the field of dreams to earn degrees at Ranger Junior College and Texas Wesleyan University.

Hunter Corzine

June 12, 2015 by Phil Major

Tuesday, January 30, 2001
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 15:00
Aledo United Methodist Church, 100 Pecan St.
Memorials may be made to: 
First Financial Bank, Hunter Corzine Memorial, 505 FM 1187, Aledo, TX 76008
Funeral Home: 
Arrangements are under the direction of Tankersley Funeral Home, Stamford.

Hunter Corzine, 14, of Aledo died in a traffic accident Wednesday, June 10, 2015.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, June 14 at the Aledo United Methodist Church at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Lee Trigg officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the First Financial Bank, Hunter Corzine Memorial, 505 FM 1187, Aledo, TX 76008.

Georgetown ends Bearcats season with 8-2 win in state semifinals

June 11, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

The magic ride has come to an end.

Paced by nine hits and taking advantage of four Aledo errors, the Georgetown Eagles defeated the Bearcats, 8-2, Thursday night in a Class 5A state semifinal baseball game at Dell Diamond in Round Rock.

Goergetown will advance to the Class 5A state championship game and face Prosper Friday night.

The regional-champion Bearcats end the season with an overall mark of 24-14.

Blake Anderson was the winnnig pitcher for Georgetown. He allowed two runs on five hits with no walks and a strikeout in seven innings.

Isaac Hale took the loss for the Bearcats. He allowed six runs, but just two earned runs, on seven hits with three walks and five strikeouts in 4-1/3 innings.

Don Daniel among fatalities in I-20 accident

June 10, 2015 by Randy Keck

The Community News has been notified that one of the fatalities in today's accident on Interstate 20 between Aledo and Willow Park was former Aledo ISD Superintendent Don Daniel and a minor passenger.

Daniel graduated from Brewer High School in 1964. He taught history and government and coached baseball and football at Brewer from 1969 to 1974.

In 1974, he became assistant principal of Crowley High School and received a master’s in educational administration from Tarleton State University in 1976, after which he was made principal. He stayed on as principal for three years before becoming the assistant superintendent for instruction, a job that he kept for the next 20 years.

Bearcats will face Georgetown in state semifinals on Thursday

June 10, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Here we go, again.

For the second straight year, the Aledo Bearcats have qualified for the state baseball tournament in Round Rock after their sweep of state-ranked No. 9 Arlington Heights last week in the Region I finals series.

The defending state-champion Bearcats will face Georgetown in the state semifinals. The Eagles were a surprise winner in three games over state-ranked No. 2 Corpus Christie Calallen in the Region IV final series.

The first pitch will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 11, at Dell Diamond in Round Rock.

The winner advances to the Class 5A state championship game (7 p.m. Friday) and will play the winner of the No. 3 Prosper/Tomball state semifinal (4 p.m. Thursday).

Sendoff from field house Thursday for state-bound Bearcats baseball team

June 9, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo High School will have a send off for the Aledo Bearcats baseball team as it travels to the Class 5A state tournament in Round Rock.

The send off will begin at 9:53 a.m. Thursday, June 11 from the AHS field house.

The Bearcats will face Georgetown in a state semifinal game at 7 p.m. Thursday (June 11) at Dell Diamond in Round Rock.

The Community News will have a live blog for all Bearcats games at the state tournament.

The 5A state championship game will be at 7 p.m. Friday, June 12, at Dell Diamond.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Parking will be $5.

Arneson named 8-5A MVP, Ramsey takes superlative honor as six other Ladycats earn district honors

June 9, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo senior shortstop Allie Arneson completes a throw to first base during a playoff game. Arneson was selected as District 8-5A's Most Valuable Player for the 2015 season in a vote of league coaches.

Senior shortstop Allie Arneson was voted as the District 8-5A Most Valuable Player and senior catcher Alli Ramsey was selected as Defensive Player of the Year in a vote of league coaches.

Six other Ladycats earned all-district honors, and head coach Jeff Lemons, in his final season as AHS softball coach, was named Coach of the Year.

Earning first-team, all-district honors from Aledo were senior pitcher Lauren Craine, senior second baseman Rhylie Makawe and senior third baseman Riley Sartain.

Live Coverage - State Baseball Semifinal

June 8, 2015 by Randy Keck

Join our live coverage of Aledo vs. Georgetown at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 11 from Dell Diamond in Round Rock for the State Semifinal!

You can add your own color commentary if you take your smartphone to the game!

Or, follow on your computer or tablet below!

Info sought on missing teen from Hudson Oaks

June 8, 2015 by Phil Major

Information is being sought on Tabitha Prunty, 16, last seen May 30 in Hudson Oaks. Contact police with any information.
See the attached flyer for details, photos and description.

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