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Walker James Kindergarten Graduation

May 12, 2011 by Randy Keck

Vandagriff Elementary School held a very special kindergarten graduation ceremony specifically for Walker James, whose father, Devin, is going back to Afghanistan for another deployment. You can read more about it in the May 13 issue of The Community News. Here is a photo slide show of the event.

Tonight's games to be played as scheduled

May 12, 2011 by Randy Keck

Sources in Burleson had reported a possibility of postponing tonight's baseball playoff. However, field conditions have been determined to be dry enough for the start of the three-game series between Aledo and Burleson.

For more details as to time and location, check the calendar along the right-hand side of this page.

The Community News will provide updates via our Web site, Facebook page and Tweets as information becomes available.

Golf team finishes fifth at state

May 10, 2011 by Randy Keck

The Aledo High School golf team finished in fifth place at the state tournament today according to unofficial results.

Over the two-day tournament, Aledo golfers shot 316-312=628. The tournament winner was Austin Lake Travis (302-294=596) followed by Highland Park (307-296=603), Wolfforth Frenship (312-310=622) and Montgomery Purple (313-309=622).

Individually, Aledo's Jeffrey Merrell finished in eighth pace overall (74-77=151). Teammate Brandon Wilkins was tied for 17th (80-76=156). Logan Lambert finished tied for 28th (80-80=160). Riley Shryock finished 43rd (89-79=168) and Trevor RIce was 46th (82-92=174).

Reception for Don Daniel

May 10, 2011 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Tue, 05/17/2011 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

A reception to honor retiring Aledo ISD Superintendent Don Daniel will be from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 17 at the Ninth Grade Center Cafetorium. The public is invited.

Bransom, Neeley in all-star game Saturday

May 10, 2011 by Randy Keck

Bearcat Alex Bransom and Ladycat Stephanie Neeley will play in senior all-star soccer games this Saturday in Georgetown.

They were picked to play in the 2011 Senior All Star Showcase against the best 4A seniors in the stateBy the Texas Association of Soccer Coaches (TASCO).

"We meet our teammates and coaches and have some honorary meal and play a game," Bransom said.

Aledo Baseball Area Championship Series Game 1

May 9, 2011 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/12/2011 - 7:30pm

The Aledo Bearcats play the Burleson Elks in a three-game Area Championship Series.

Game 1 will be 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12 at Burleson High School.

Game 2 will be 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 13 at Aledo.

Game 3, if needed, will be Saturday, May 14 at a time and place to be determined.

Map to game 1:

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Catch game updates at www.community-news.com

Aledo Regional Quarter Final Softball Playoff Game 1

May 9, 2011 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/12/2011 - 6:00pm

The Aledo Ladycats face the Burleson Lady Elks in the Regional Quarterfinal Playoffs.

Game 1 is scheduled at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 12 at Burleson High School.

Game 2 will be at 7 p.m. Friday, May 13 at Aledo High School.

Game 3, if necessary, will be played Saturday, May 14 at a time to be determined.

Map to game 1:

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Aledo Youth Football Signups

May 9, 2011 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sun, 05/15/2011 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm

Aledo Youth Football and Cheer will hold its first registration from 1-6 p.m. Sunday, May 15 at the Aledo Community Center. The league offers flag football for kindergarten or 4-6 year-olds, and tackle football for 1-6 grades. Financial assistance is available. All players must live in the Aledo ISD boundries or attend a school (including private schools) within the Aledo ISD boundries. No exceptions. For more infortmation, visit www.aledoyouthfootball.org.

Preliminary Baseball playoff information

May 8, 2011 by Randy Keck

The Aledo Bearcats varsity baseball team will face Burleson in the Area Championship in a three-game series. Game times are:

Thursday in Burleson at 7:30
Friday in Aledo at 7:30

Saturday (if necessary) to be determined.

Night at the Pops

May 7, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: The Aledo High School auditorium gave a standing ovation Saturday night to the Aledo Wind Ensemble, dancers, color guard and choir at their "Night at the Pops" concert.Randy Keck/The Community News: The Aledo High School auditorium gave a standing ovation Saturday night to the Aledo Wind Ensemble, dancers, color guard and choir at their "Night at the Pops" concert.

The performance will be repeated Monday, May 9. For more information, visit: http://www.community-news.com/node/2165

Sports Calendar

Friday, September 19

  • AHS Varsity Boys Black at Bart Granger Memorial, Pecan Valley GC through Sept. 20

  • AHS at Cleburne;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV vs. CHANT - Christian Homeschool Athletes of North Texas at Aledo Middle School, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Harvest Christian Academy at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 20

  • Aledo Middle School, A Team Tournament at Weatherford Hall, times TBD

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Keller Central 9th grade Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Marcus II Invitational, Westlake Park in Hickory Creek, Texas 75065, 7:30 a.m.

Monday, September 22

  • Week of Sept. 22, Aledo Middle School at Burleson Hughes

Tuesday, September 23

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Granbury Acton MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS at Crowley;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 24

  • Aledo Middle School JHG, JHB at Aledo Meet McAnally, 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 25

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Lakeland Academy, 4:30 p.m. *District Game

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