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New crest of 27 feet expected in Brazos River

May 29, 2015 by Randy Keck

Officials urge evacuation along river; shelter set up in Weatherford

From the Parker County Judge’s Office

National Weather Service River Forecasters are predicting a second and much higher crest of the Brazos River in Parker County.

The river near Dennis in Parker County was at 21.57 feet Friday morning. With two flood gates open at Morris Sheppard Dam on Possum Kingdom Lake, waters are rising with a predicted crest nearing 27 feet expected Saturday night, May 30.

Parker County residents in flood prone areas along the Brazos River should evacuate and seek higher ground, according to Parker County Emergency Management officials. The river initially crested at noon on Thursday, May 28 at a level of 23.58 feet.

Baseball Regional Semifinal - Live Coverage Game 1

May 29, 2015 by Randy Keck

Join our live coverage of Aledo vs. Canyon Game 1 Friday, May 29 at 3 p.m. from West Texas A&M for the Regional Semifinal Championship!



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New venue, time changes for Aledo Bearcats/Canyon series

May 28, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

The Class 5A, Region I baseball best-of-3 regional semifinals series between the Aledo Bearcats and Canyon Eagles has been moved to West Texas A&M University in Canyon.

All games will be played at West Texas A&M University.

Game 1 will be at 3 p.m. Friday, May 29.

Game 2 is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, May 30, with Game 3, if necessary, to follow.

Live coverage of Ladycats Regional Final Softball - Game 1

May 28, 2015 by Randy Keck

Join our live coverage of Aledo vs. Azle Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m. at Brock for the Regional Final Game 1!




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Ladycats series-opening game with Azle today moved to Brock

May 28, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Due to wet grounds, today's Aledo Ladycats/Azle best-of-3 regional finals opening game has been moved to Brock High School.

The game will begin at 7 p.m. today (Thursday, May 28).

Games 2 and 3 are scheduled for Saturday at Chisholm Trail High School. Game two is set for 2 p.m. and if a third game is necessary it will follow game two.

Ladycats, Azle square off again in regional finals; opening game today

May 28, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Let’s do it again.

For the second consecutive year, the Aledo Ladycats will face the Azle Lady Hornets to decide which team represents Region I at the Class 5A state tournament in Austin.

All games in the best-of-3 regional finals series will be played at Chisholm Trail High School.

Game 1 will be at 7 p.m. today (Thursday, May 28). Game 2 is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, May 30, with Game 3, if necessary, to follow.

The Ladycats are Class 5A’s wire-to-wire No. 1 team, while Azle comes into the contest ranked No. 3 by the Texas Girls Coaches Association. TGCA has ranked Azle as high as No. 2 this season.

Orange downs Black, 28-21, at Bearcats spring game

May 28, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo quarterback Dillon Davis (8) gets past defender Jack McAdams (54) Thursday morning during the Bearcats spring game at Bearcat Stadium. Davis threw two touchdown passes in the game, with AHS quarterback Garrett Hyles throwing for another. Another big offensive highlight was a 59-yard TD run by Michael Jordan, who also scored on a 33-yard sprint.

Warning issued for Horseshoe Bend

May 27, 2015 by Randy Keck

Parker County Judge Mark Riley has signed a disaster declaration, opening the door for state assistance as flooding along the Brazos River in Parker County is expected.

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for areas along the Brazos River in Parker County.

Parker County residents in Horseshoe Bend should seek higher ground and leave the Horseshoe Bend area by 8 p.m. on Wednesday according to Parker County Emergency Management officials.

The Brazos River is expected to crest at 25 feet, four feet above flood stage. The river is expected to spill out of its banks late Wednesday to early morning Thursday, with the crest forecast to occur Thursday night into Friday morning. As of Wednesday morning the Brazos River at Dennis in Parker County was at 16 feet.

Bearcats spring game moved to Thursday morning

May 26, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo head football coach Steve Wood has announced that the Aledo Bearcats Spring Football Game has been moved to Thursday morning (May 28) due to softball and baseball playoffs.

The varsity game will begin at 7:30 a.m. at Bearcat Stadium, with the freshman game being played during last period.

Bearcats will begin regional semifinals series with Canyon on Friday; series to be played in two towns

May 25, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

The Aledo Bearcats baseball team will face Canyon in a best-of-3 regional semifinals series beginning Friday, May 29.

Game one will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Lubbock Christian University.

Game 2 will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at McMurry University in Abilene, with game three, if necessary, to follow.

As reported here earlier, the Aledo Ladycats softball team has set its regional finals series with Azle.

All games will be played at Chisholm Trail High School.

Game 1 will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 28.

Game 2 will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at Chisholm Trail, with game three, if necessary, to follow.

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