People wishing to have a booth at the Arts & Crafts Fair on December 1 at the Aledo Community Center can call Angela Kell at 817-704-8223.
Thu, 11/15/2012 - 11:15am
Supporters of the Aledo Ladycats volleyball team are asked to line Bailey Ranch Road at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. The team will leave Aledo High School at 11:30 to head for the state volleyball tournament in Garland. The state's third-ranked Ladycats play the second-ranked Friendswood Mustangs at 5 p.m. in Garland. http://www.community-news.com/content/5867
Group hopes to collect 9 million gift boxes
First Baptist Church Aledo will be a collection site for Operation Christmas Child – the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind.
Collection will take place at the church, 128 Elm St., Nov. 12 through 19. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 12, 13 and 15; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 14; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 16; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 17; 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 18; and 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 19.
Volunteers are asked to fill a shoe box with gifts, school supplies and hygiene items for needy children overseas. The boxes will be delivered to children in more than 100 countries. Operation Christmas Child – a project of the international Christian relief and evangelism organization Samaritan’s Purse headed by Franklin Graham –- hopes to collect 9 million gift boxes this year.
Operation Christmas Child uses tracking technology to allow participants to “follow” their box to the destination. To register shoe box gifts and find out the destination country, use the “Follow Your Box” donation form found at www.samaritanspurse.org/occ.
For more information on how to participate in Operation Christmas Child, call 817-595-2230 or visit www.samaritanspurse.org/occ.
The Aledo Ladycats will play the Friendswood Mustangs in the state 4A volleyball semifinal at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 at the Curtis Culwell Center, 4999 Naaman Forest Boulevard in Garland.
Student tickets are $5 and adult tickets are $10. A three-day tournament pass is $25 and a two-day pass is $18.
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The Aledo Ladycats defeated Dumas on Saturday, 25-16, 25-11, 25-9 to earn a trip to the state tournament at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland on Nov. 15-17. Check this site for game schedules, and check the Nov. 16 issue of The Community News for additional details and photos.
Ladycats heading to state!
Aledo defeated Amarillo 25-17 in the first game of the regional semifinal at Abilene Christian University. The Ladycats lost the second game 21-25. Aledo won the third game 25-18. Aledo lost the fourth game 20-25, setting up the final game, which Aledo won 15-7. Aledo will play Dumas at noon Saturday for the regional championship at Abilene Christian University.
Trimble Tech won the toss and receives at the West end. They take over at the 20 yard line after the return.
2 plays for negative yards lead to a pass on third down. Tyson Mauser intercepts the pass and returns it 10 yards for the first Bearcat points.
His touchdown and Chance Nevarez PAT make it 7-0 Aledo.
Aledo Gets the ball back on a punt after a three and out by the Bulldogs.
The first play is a 54 yard touchdown by Baker Roberson. 14-0 Bearcats.
Unable to move the ball, the Bulldogs punt again.
The Bearcats drive the ball all the way down to the Tech 2 yard line, but a fumble gives the Bulldogs another offensive opportunity, when they recover the ball at their own 10 yard line.
The Bearcat defense allows 1 first down, in the entire first quarter, and they will get the ball back on a punt at the Bulldogs 33 yard line.
The first play is a Jess Anders run to the right side for 31 yards. From the 2 yard line, Jess takes it in for another Bearcat touchdown. After the PAT the score is Aledo 21 as the first quarter ends.
A nice return by the Bulldogs gets their next drive started at the Aledo 43 yard line.
Another Aledo interception, this time by Brock Parker, get The Bearcats the ball back.
A nice pass from Pate Davis to Taco Anderson for a first down. Two plays later Pate throws a 37 yard touchdown pass to Willie Gibson, who makes a beautiful catch for the score. 28-0 Aledo.
The Bearcat defense holds the Bulldogs again and Clayton Lowe returns their punt to the Aledo 48.
November 9, 2012
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Organizers of the Thanksgiving Trot in Aledo have announced a special addition to this year’s 5k race to benefit Aiden Maloy, a 3-year old being treated for kidney cancer. Radio personality Randy Galloway has offered an All Access Pass with Aiden Maloy at the ESPN Studios in Las Colinas as GAC (Randy Galloway) and Company will give you a behind the scenes look at what they do best – TALK. Submit a sealed donation to help Aiden in his fight with cancer. Sealed donations will also be accepted on the day of the race. Whoever submits the highest donation will join Aiden and GAC for an upcoming Galloway and Company show – LIVE from the ESPN Studios. Make checks payable to Nora Maloy. Send donations to Thanksgiving Trot/ Galloway & Company, Po Box 1333, Aledo, Texas 76008. For more information about the Thanksgiving Trot, visit www.community-news.com/trot.
Updated to reflect change in Saturday game time
The Aledo Ladycats head to the regional volleyball tournament at 7 p.m. in Moody Coliseum on the campus of Abilene Christian University.
The Ladycats will face powerhouse Amarillo, who defeated Canyon Randall 25-23, 25-13, 25-23. Aledo defeated Byron Nelson 25-12, 25-19, 25-23.
The matchup between Aledo and Amarillo will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10. The winner of that match will play the winner of the Dumas/Burleson match on Saturday at 12 p.m.