Aledo Nation turned up large and loud as several families, including hundreds of girls and boys, came to the Aledo High School Indoor Facility Thursday night for the "Meet The Bearcats" event. Shown are several girls and boys getting their Bearcats posters signed by the Bearcat players. Football players, cheerleaders, drill team members, trainers and band members were available to meet and greet and sign autographs. For more on 'Meet The Bearcats" night see the Aug. 21 issue of The Community News.
From the Aledo ISD
Aledo junior and No. 1 girls' singles player Nikki Adamie sends down a forehand winner Thursday morning at the Aledo High School tennis courts in a team tennis match with Hereford. Adamie won her match. The AHS tennis team will face Lubbock Moneterrey beginning at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14 at the AHS courts.
The annual Meet The Bearcats event will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13 at the Aledo High School Indoor Facility. The two-time defending state champion Bearcats and the AHS cheerleaders will be on hand to sign autographs and autograph posters, and fans can also meet the AHS coaching staff.
Aledo High School athletes in fall sports took time out of their practice schedules to honor the AHS band, the Bearcat Regiment, during the band's practice on the Bearcat Stadium parking lot. The Bearcat Regiment was named by the Texas Music Educators Association as the Class 5A Texas Honor Band, giving the band its first state championship. Judges choose the honor band based on recordings of three selections made during the 2014-15 school year.
Aledo senior Hunter Harris (55) and the Bearcats linemen run through plays Wednesday morning during practice at Bearcat Stadium. The team will have its last practice in shorts and helmets on Thursday before putting on full pads Friday. The Bearcats will hold an intrasquad scrimmage on Saturday (Aug. 15) at Bearcat Stadium with the varsity taking the field at approximately 9 a.m.
Aledo sophomore Sarah Haeussler (7) elevates to send down a spike Monday night during the Ladycats loss at Waco Midway in the volleyball season opener.
Class 6A Waco Midway used a come back in game three to complete a sweep of the Aledo Ladycats Monday night in the volleyball season opener at Midway High School.
After a combination block by Aledo junior hitters Maddie Goings and Peyton Lambert increased AHS lead to 23-21 late in game three, Midway came back twice to tie the score before a pair of kills led the Pantherettes to a 26-24 win to seal the match.
Midway had taken game one, 25-12, and won 25-18 in game two.
Aledo sophomore defensive tackle James Williams runs through a footwork drill Monday morning at Bearcat Stadium during the first practice of "two a day" workouts for 2015. The two-time defending state champion Bearcats will continue practices without pads through Thursday. Friday will be the first day in full pads, and the Bearcats will hold an intrasquad scrimmage at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15 at Bearcat Stadium. For a wrap up of the first week of workouts see the Aug. 14 issue of The Community News.
A sand hill brought in especially for the occasion was a popular part of the Aug. 7 First Friday in Aledo. Find more photos and coverage in the Aug. 14 issue of The Community News.
Camper Alana Smith snags a ball during an infield drill at the Ladycats Softball Camp held at the Aledo High School softball field. The camp concludes today.