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Baseball bi-district playoff set

May 2, 2011 by Randy Keck

The Aledo bi-district playoffs have been scheduled as a three-game series as follows:
7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at Trimble Tech
7:30 p.m. Friday, May 6 at Aledo

The third game, if necessary, will be 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at Trimble Tech.

Check www.community-news.com for game updates and scores.

Run, Walk, Crawl draws large numbers

April 30, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Runners check their times following this morning's Run, Walk or Crawl event.Randy Keck/The Community News: Runners check their times following this morning's Run, Walk or Crawl event.

Today's Aledo Children's AdvoCats' Run, Walk or Crawl for our Kids had reportedly record numbers of participants. Click on the photo above for a photo gallery from the event. Read all about it in the May 6 issue of The Community News.

Bearcats clinch district; Ladycats win bi-district

April 29, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Lauren Durham drove in two runs in the first inning to put the Ladycats up 2-0 at that point.Randy Keck/The Community News: Lauren Durham drove in two runs in the first inning to put the Ladycats up 2-0 at that point.

The Aledo Ladycats took advantage of numerous defensive missteps on the part of Arlington Heights tonight to capture the bi-district crown 12-0. Behind the pitching of Kacie Brann, who recorded 13 strikeouts in five innings, the Ladycats will advance to face the winner of the Stephenville-Joshua series now under way.

At the same time, the Bearcat baseball team Keller Timberview 15-1 to become the outright district champion.

Playoff information will be posted as it becomes available. Check the May 6 issue of The Community News for full coverage and photos.

Annual Run, Walk or Crawl for our Kids

April 29, 2011 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/30/2011 - 6:30am - 10:00am

Randy Keck/The Community News: A young runner completes the 1K fun run at the 2010 Run, Walk or Crawl.Randy Keck/The Community News: A young runner completes the 1K fun run at the 2010 Run, Walk or Crawl.

The annual Aledo Children’s AdvoCats Run, Walk or Crawl is set for Saturday, April 30 at Aledo High School. The annual event raises funds for projects in the Aledo Independent School District that benefit underprivileged children.

The Kiddie K Fun Run begins at 8 a.m., followed by the 5K at 8:30 a.m. Race day registration is from 6:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. The awards presentation is at 9:30 a.m.

For more information, visit http://www.aledoadvocats.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&i... or call

Four athletes make college commitments

April 28, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Four Aledo High School athletes participated in a signing/walk on ceremony this afternoon at the indoor practice facility. Shown are (from left) Stephanie Neely - Texas A&M Commerce (Soccer Scholarship); Taylor Dedeke - Philadelphia University (Tennis Scholarship); Justin Breshears - Texas A&M (Football Walk-on); Kevin Frantz - West Texas A&M (Football Walk-on)Randy Keck/The Community News: Four Aledo High School athletes participated in a signing/walk on ceremony this afternoon at the indoor practice facility. Shown are (from left) Stephanie Neely - Texas A&M Commerce (Soccer Scholarship); Taylor Dedeke - Philadelphia University (Tennis Scholarship); Justin Breshears - Texas A&M (Football Walk-on); Kevin Frantz - West Texas A&M (Football Walk-on)

Read more about the commitments in the May 6 issue of The Community News.

Softball bi-district set for Friday

April 27, 2011 by Randy Keck

Christopher Amos/The Community News: Haylee Bowden (4) snags a fly ball during the Ladycats' final district game against Brewer Thursday, April 21. Also shown are Carolyn Clayton (9) and Tori Gore (2).Christopher Amos/The Community News: Haylee Bowden (4) snags a fly ball during the Ladycats' final district game against Brewer Thursday, April 21. Also shown are Carolyn Clayton (9) and Tori Gore (2).

The Ladycats are set to host Arlington Heights at the Ladycat Softball Field at 7 p.m. Friday, April 29. Adult tickets are $5, students are $3. Game results will be posted at www.community-news.com. Read more about the Ladycats in the April 29 issue of The Community News.

Night at the Pops coming up

April 26, 2011 by Randy Keck

Night at the Pops PosterNight at the Pops Poster

The award-winning Aledo High School Wind Ensemble, AHS choir and special guests will present the annual Night at the Pops concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 7 and again at 7 p.m. Monday, May 9 in the Aledo High School Auditorium.

“If you are a Lord of the Rings or Harry Potter fan, music from all the movies will be performed,” said Director of Bands Joey Paul. “We will also feature the music of Van Halen, Aerosmith, Queen, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Madonna, Taylor Swift, and  Justin Timberlake.”

Happy Easter!

April 22, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: The Easter Bunny visited kindergarten students from Vandagriff Elementary School today at Aledo Middle School Stadium. Members of the student council at AMS distributed eggs around the stadium for the kindergarteners to find.Find more photos of the event in the April 29 issue of The Community News.Randy Keck/The Community News: The Easter Bunny visited kindergarten students from Vandagriff Elementary School today at Aledo Middle School Stadium. Members of the student council at AMS distributed eggs around the stadium for the kindergarteners to find.Find more photos of the event in the April 29 issue of The Community News.

Gray commits to Texas

April 22, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Johnathan Gray is shown with his grandmother at this morning's announcement. Click on this photo for a gallery of images from the event.Randy Keck/The Community News: Johnathan Gray is shown with his grandmother at this morning's announcement. Click on this photo for a gallery of images from the event.

Aledo High School running back Johnathan Gray announced this morning that he has committed to attend the University of Texas at Austin following his senior year at Aledo High School.

Before the Longhorns get him, however, Gray still has one season remaining at Aledo High School, where local hopes are for a third consecutive state championship for the Bearcats.

For more on the story, see the April 29 issue of The Community News.

Latest from Texas Forest Service on PK Fires

April 20, 2011 by Randy Keck

PK Complex – 147,973 acres, 25 percent contained, 160 homes destroyed to date, Palo Pinto evacuation lifted at 3 p.m., air re-con was utilized on fire today. One Air Air Attack, four single-engine air takers and three helitankers were engaged on the fire today supporting ground resources. Air Attack reports fire activity has died down with the rise in relative humidity values and favorable wind conditions.30% chance of rain in the area tonight.
The Southern Area Incident Management Red Team is in place to assist with management of thePK complex of four fires in Stephens, Young, and Palo Pinto counties. For more information on these fires, contact Mary Bell Lunsford, Red Team Public Information Officer at 404-354-5027.

http://texasforestservice.tamu.edu/main/article.aspx?id=12888

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