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Former Ladycats star Whitney Canion, Baylor begin Women's College World Series play at noon

May 29, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Whitney Canion, who pitched on the Aledo Ladycats' 2008 state championship softball team, will be in the circle today (Thursday, May 29) when the Baylor Lady Bears face Florida in the opening game of the NCAA Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City.
The game begins at noon, and will be televised live on ESPN.

Vinson takes Pct.3 Runoff Victory

May 27, 2014 by Randy Keck

In the Republican Primary Runoff Election held today, Dusty Vinson won the Pct.3 Justice of the Peace race over Anne Hollis. Vinson garnered 1,369 votes (59.6%) to Hollis' 928.

Other Parker County results

The following include only Parker County returns.

In the District 11 State Board of Education race, incumbent Pat Hardy received 4,186 votes to challenger Eric Mahroum's 2,045.

Lt.Governor
David Dewhurst 2,053
Dan Patrick 4,849

Attorney General
Dan Branch 2,048
Ken Paxton 4,792

Commissioner of Agriculture
Tommy Merritt 2,406
Sid Miller 3,956

Railroad Commission
Wayne Christian 3,566
Ryan Sitton 2,895

In Democratic Party Races:
US Senate
Kesha Rogers 184
David Alameel 301

Commissioner of Agriculture
Kinky Friedman 207
Jim Hogan 286

Bearcats/Lubbock Monterey regional finals series set; Ladycats play Buda Hays at noon Friday in state semifinals

May 26, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

The Aledo Bearcats will face Lubbock Monterey in a best of 3 regional finals series beginning Thursday. All games will be at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene.
Game 1 will be at 8 p.m. on Thursday with Game 2 at 7 p.m. on Friday. Game 3, if necessary, will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday.
The Ladycats and Buda Hays will play at noon Friday in the state semifinals at McCombs Field on the University of Texas campus. The state championship game will be at 1 p.m. on Sarurday at McCombs Field.

Bearcats down Frenship 4-2 to advance to regional finals

May 24, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Paced by a three-hitter by pitcher Taco Anderson, the Aledo Bearcats defeated Wolfforth Frenship 4-2 Saturday at McMurry University to sweep the best of 3 regiional semifinals series. The Bearcats will advance to the regional finals and will face Lubbock Monterrey. Details of the series have yet to be announced.
Saturday in game two, Tyson Mauser's RBI double and Zane Scott's RBI fielder's choice ground ball paved the way to a pair of key runs in the sixth inning.
Aledo won the opener on Friday 5-4 in eight innings as Chris Reed earned the complete-game win on the hill.

Bearcats-Frenship Game 2

May 24, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Bearcats win 4-2!
4-2 going into bottom of 7th
Bearcats 4 Frenship 2 after 6
Bearcats 4 Frenship 1 after 5-1/2. Scott and Tyson Mauser each drive in a run
2 Frenship 1 after 5
Wade Raburn scores from third on wild pitch. Bearcats ahead 2-1 after 4-1/2
1-1 after 4. Taco Anderson has struck out 3 batters
1-1 after 3
Zayne Willems drives in Zane Scott with single. 1-1 going to bottom of 3rd. 1 Bearcats 0 after 2
0-0 after 1
Game 2 of the best of 3 Class 4A Region I semifinals starts at 1 p.m. at McMurry University in Abilene. Check here for updates. Bearcats lead series1-0.

Bearcats-Frenship Game 2

May 24, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Game 2 of the best of 3 Class 4A Region I semifinals starts at 1 p.m. at McMurry University in Abilene. Check here for updates. Bearcats lead series1-0.

Ladycats earn trip to state tournament

May 24, 2014 by Randy Keck

Bearcats poised to advance

The Aledo Ladycats defeated Azle last night 14-4 to sweep their regional final series and earn a trip to Austin next week for the state softball playoffs. For a recap of that game, visit http://www.community-news.com/sports/8033.

The Bearcats defeated Frenship in game one of their regional semifinal series late last night in another extra-innings, come-from-behind victory. The Bearcats'victory came with a Tyson Mauser walf off single in the bottom of the eighth inning.

Watch this website for live updates of Game 2 of Aledo vs Frenship at 1 p.m. today (Saturday)

Friday Baseball/Softball Playoffs

May 23, 2014 by Randy Keck

The Community News will bring live coverage both from Abilene for the Bearcats' Regional semifinal series against Frenship and from Chisholm Trail for the Ladycats' Regional Final series against Azle.

For the Ladycats it will be Game 2 and hopes for a sweep after defeating Azle 10-2 last night.

For the Bearcats it will be Game 1 of a scheduled three-game series.

 

Bearcats spring football game

May 23, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

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Aledo freshman Dillon Davis (1) rushes up field on a quarterback keeper Friday morning (May 23) during the Bearcats' spring game at Bearcat Stadium.

Ladycats defeat Lady Hornets 10-2 in game 1 of regional finals

May 22, 2014 by bearcat4life

The Ladycats spotted the Azle Lady Hornets 2 runs in the top of the 3rd but answered with 1 run in the bottom half of the inning. The score stayed that way until the bottom of the 4th when the Ladycats sent 10 batters to the plate and broke the scoring wide open with 7 runs crossing the plate.
Alli Ramsey came to bat with the bases loaded and 1 out. She saw her pitch and had a 2 RBI single to left field. Haylee Bowden came to bat with 2 runners on and tried to bunt her way on base. The throw to 1st was high and both runners scored.
In the bottom of the 6th Megan Mason crushed a 2 run homerun to left field to give Aledo a 10-2 lead that would hold up to give them game 1 of the 3 game series.
Game 2 will be right back here at Chisholm Trail High School starting at 7:30. If you want a seat get hear early, 45 minutes before tonight's game it was standing room only.

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