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Aledo's Harrison Tillman qualifies for 5A state cross county meet

October 26, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo junior long distance runner Harrison Tillman qualified for the Class 5A state cross country meet after finishing in 8th place this morning at the Region I cross country meet in Lubbock.

The Top 10 finishers at the regional meet advance to the state meet.

Tillman's time was 15:46.34. The Bearcats finished 11th as a team.

Other Bearcats competing at the meet include Kyle Gribble (16:34.89), Richard Reynolds (17:20.75), Avery Tilley (17:28.83), Zach Russell (17:34.44), Trevor Connelly (17:34.7) and Nathan Munafo (17:43.7).

Two Ladycats - Gracie Johnson and Sophia Sonnemann - competed as individuals at the girls' 5A Region I meet.

Oh, so close: TCA Lady Eagles fall to Westlake in 5 in TCAF state championship match

October 24, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Trinity Christian Academy hitter Alex Ross bumps a pass to the front row as libero Hannah Floyd gets into position Saturday night during the Lady Eagles 20-25, 25-20, 14-25, 26-24, 13-15 loss to Westlake Academy in the state championship match at TCA's Barber Gym.

Trinity Christian Academy head volleyball coach Jessica Sims has always said her 2015 team is a squad that never gives up no matter the circumstance.

Bearcats run through Burleson, 70-14, to take outright 8-5A lead

October 23, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo sophomore running back Donnie Evans (27) gets loose on a first-half touchdown run Friday night during the Bearcats' 70-14 victory over Burleson in a key District 8-5A game at Bearcat Stadium. Evans rushed for a game-high 237 yards and scored three touchdowns as Aledo takes sole possession of first place.

In a game that took five hours to complete thanks to a 2-1/2 hour lightning delay, the Aledo Bearcats rolled up 670 total yards on their way to a 70-14 victory over the Burleson Elks Friday night in a key District 8-5A contest at Bearcat Stadium.

Aledo Football vs. Burleson live coverage

October 23, 2015 by Randy Keck

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Malfunction reported at Aledo railroad crossing

October 23, 2015 by Rosealee Hoffman

Motorists on 1187 S crossing the railroad track are advised to use caution today as the signal arms have been reported as malfunctioning.

A spokesman for Aledo Fire Department has said that given the weather conditions and the malfunction, trains will likely be blowing their horns today as the pass through the city.

Parker County Sheriff's Office is contacting the railroad to resolve the situation.

AHS football game kickoff moved up to 6 p.m.

October 23, 2015 by Rosealee Hoffman

Aledo High School has announced that tonight's Oct. 23 football game vs. Burleson will now begin at 6 p.m.

All parent night activities schedule for Oct. 23 are being moved to the Nov. 6 football game.

Bearcat Alley has also been moved to the Nov. 6 game.

TCA Lady Eagles reach state volleyball championship match with win over Nazarene

October 22, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Trinity Christian Academy setter Brianna Ludwig sets up hitter Erin Kalbfleisch Thursday night during the Lady Eagles' sweep of Nazarene Christian Academy in a TCAF Division I state semifinal match at TCA. The Lady Eagles will advance to the state championship match and face Westlake Academy at 7 p.m. Saturday at TCA.

Trinity Christian Academy outside hitter Erin Kalbfleisch sent down a match-high 11 kills and setter Brianna Ludwig recorded 25 assists to lead the Lady Eagles to a 25-10, 25-20, 25-17 victory over Crowley Nazarene Christian Academy Thursday night in a TCAF Division I state volleyball semifinal at TCA's Barber Gym.

Ladycats defeat Joshua to clinch district championship; Coach Kathy Goings honored after match

October 20, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Ladycats head coach Kathy Goings is surrounded by current and former players Tuesday night after Aledo's home win over Joshua. Aledo ISD Superintendent Derek Citty and Athletic Director Tim Buchanan gave Goings a plaque on behalf of the school district honoring the coach for her 600th win that she achieved last week at Cleburne. All 600 wins have been in Goings' 20 years at Aledo High School.

Aledo junior middle Maddie Goings recorded a match-high 11 kills and sophomore libero Allegra Rivas registered 13 digs to lead the Ladycats to a 25-10, 25-12, 25-21 victory over Joshua Tuesday in a District 8-5A match at the AHS gym.

Willow Park Subway robbed

October 19, 2015 by Randy Keck

From the City of Willow Park

At just after 6 pm on Sunday, Oct. 18, the Willow Park Police Department received a call regarding a robbery offense which had just taken place at the Subway sandwich shop located on the North Service Road and east of Ranch House Road.

A male had walked into the business, ordered a meal and prior to leaving, went back over to the employee and asked for the money from the register. There was a threat involved, but no weapon was displayed.

The subject was described as being approximately six foot tall, average build, unshaven, with dyed red hair, wearing a white t-shirt and dark jeans. No vehicles were seen as the subject left on foot. The subject was not located in the area and the investigation is on-going.

Tillman wins district cross country meet; Bearcats qualify for regionals along with Ladycats runners Sonnemann, Johnson

October 19, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo long distance runner Harrison Tillman displays his gold medal after winning the boys' District 8-5A cross country meet Monday morning at Cleburne High School. The Bearcats placed second as a team to qualify for the regional meet as AHS runner Kyle Gribble finished fifth overall. Joining Tillman and Gribble on the regional-qualifying Bearcats team are Richard Reynolds, Nathan Munafo, Avery Tilley, Trevor Connelly and Zachery Russell. Two Ladycats qualified as individuals for the regional meet. Sophia Sonnemann placed eighth overall and Gracie Johnson finished 10th. The Class 5A, Region I cross country meet will be Monday, Oct. 26 at Mae Simmons Park in Lubbock.

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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