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Ladycats move to 2-0 in district after sweeping Everman

September 15, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo junior outside hitter Amanda Norman sends down a kill Tuesday night during the Ladycats' sweep of Everman at the AHS gym.

Aledo junior middle Maddie Goings recorded 12 kills and junior setter Erin Weiss finished with 34 assists as the Ladycats swept Everman, 25-8, 25-16, 25-13 Tuesday night in a District 8-5A match at Aledo.

The win raises the Ladycats' district mark to 2-0.

Nine different Ladycats recorded kills.

North Texas Giving Day benefits EPC library, Aledo Education Foundation

September 15, 2015 by Rosealee Hoffman

Area residents will have an opportunity to support two local organizations Thursday, September 17, when the annual North Texas Giving Day rolls around.

The event provides donors an easy way to donate online to as many charities as they want - all in one easy to access place.

Both the Aledo Education Foundation and East Parker County Library are participating in this year’s event.

In just six years, North Texas Giving Day has pumped more than $86 million into the North Texas community. In 2014, more than 98,000 gifts totalling $26.3 million benefited 1,570 nonprofits.

Hours will run from 6 a.m.–midnight.

With momentum on their side, Ladycats host Everman in District 8-5A volleyball match

September 15, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo junior Camryn McLelland plays a serve during a recent match as Allegra Rivas (6) and Peyton Lambert (4) get into position. The Ladycats will host Everman at 6:30 p.m. today in a District 8-5A volleyball match at the AHS gym.

Coming off a huge district-opening win over Granbury, the Aledo Ladycats will continue District 8-5A play at home today against Everman.

The first serve is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at the AHS gym.

The Ladycats on Friday (Sept. 11) lost the first game of the best of 5 match, 25-20 at Granbury, before rallying to take wins of 25-16, 25-17, 25-17 to seal the match.

Miracle League Day

September 12, 2015 by Randy Keck

Bearcat baseball players (from left) Garrett Hyles, Jason Lohmer, Cameron Bean, Matthew McCartney and Carter Windes were present Saturday morning in support of the ribbon cutting for the Miracle League of Parker County. The baseball facility is built to accommodate children with special needs so they can participate in the nation's pastime. For more on the Miracle League and ribbon cutting, see the Sept. 18 issue of The Community News.

Bearcats pile up 571 yards in 77-0 win over Monterrey Prepa Tech

September 11, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo sophomore running back Donnie Evans (27) scored two touchdowns and rushed for 81 yards during the Bearcats' 77-0 victory over Monterrey Prepa Tech Friday night at Bearcat Stadium.

Scoring on offense, defense and special teams, the Aledo Bearcats stormed past the Monterrey (Mexico) Prepa Tech Rams, 77-0, Friday night in the non-district finale at Bearcat Stadium.

The state-ranked No. 6 Bearcats (2-1) will be off next week and will begin District 8-5A play at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25 at Joshua.

Aledo vs. Prepa Tech live coverage

September 11, 2015 by Randy Keck

Live Blog Aledo Football vs Monterrey Prepa Tech

Multiple agencies involved in SWAT standoff near Aledo

September 10, 2015 by Rosealee Hoffman

Several law enforcement agencies, and dozens of officers, were involved in a standoff that began Wednesday afternoon and ended early Thursday morning just south of the Willow Park city limits. Parker County Sheriff’s Deputies attempting to serve a warrant on Becky Dr. became engaged in a situation that eventually involved officers from that agency, Willow Park Police Department, Aledo ISD PD, Weatherford PD and Fort Worth PD. Multiple SWAT agencies were utilized, as well as armored vehicles.

Rounds of what is believed to be both gunfire and tear gas were heard firing throughout the night in the neighborhood. One officer was heard telling another that at least 25 canisters of tear gas had been used.

For the full story, see the Sept. 11 edition of The Community News.

Ladycats dominate net as Aledo sweeps Richland in final non-district match

September 8, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo middle hitter Maddie Goings (13) sends down a kill Tuesday during the Ladycats' 25-16, 25-7, 25-19 victory over Richland at the AHS gym.

Paced by 40 assists from junior setter Erin Weiss and 16 digs by libero Allegra Rivas, the Aledo Ladycats rolled past Class 6A Richland, 25-16, 25-7, 25-19 Tuesday night in the non-district finale at the AHS gym.

The Ladycats (24-9) will open District 8-5A play at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11 at Granbury.

Aledo ISD declares Thursday, Sept. 10 as "Blue Out Day"

September 8, 2015 by Rosealee Hoffman

This Thursday, Sept. 10, Aledo ISD will declare “BLUE OUT DAY” in honor of its first responders and those in the surrounding area. Celebrate with them by wearing blue to show respect and appreciation for all those who protect and serve us every day.

Dr. Derek Citty, superintendent of Aledo ISD, said, “We support all of our first responders who put their lives on the line each day in the name of public safety for our children, teachers and staff. BLUE OUT DAY is to recognize and show support for all they do to make the school district and our community a better, safer place to live.”

Ladycats host Richland; 'Meet The Ladycats' scheduled from 4-5:30 p.m.

September 8, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

The 23-9 Aledo Ladycats volleyball team will continue non-district play at 6:30 p.m. today against Richland.

Prior to the match the Ladycats will also host "Meet The Ladycats" which will take place from 4-5:30 p.m. in the front lobby of the main high school gym.

Fans and children can meet and greet the Ladycats and the coaching staff, and posters for autographs will be available for children.

There will be face painting, and the concession stand will be open.

The junior varsity match will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the main gym, and the freshman A team match will be at 5:30 p.m. in the auxiliary gym.

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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