Aledo High School's Bearcat Regiment marching band earned a straight Division I rating today at UIL competition at Elk Stadium in Burleson.
It is the 16th consecutive year Bearcat Regiment has earned a Division I rating in UIL competition.
All three judges at the competition graded the Bearcat Regiment with Division I marks.
This year, Class 4A bands earning Division I ratings do not advance to area competition. Last year, Classes 4A, 2A and 1A advanced to the area round and beyond.
Randy Keck/The Community News: The 10th annual Run for Mission at Aledo United Methodist Church took off this morning. Proceeds from the event benefit youth mission projects at the church.
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Aledo defensive specialist Shannon Taylor stretches for a dig in a recent district match as Christa Daniel (13), Taylor Brown (2) and Hannah Loftin (1) get into position. The state-ranked No. 10 Ladycats defeated Boswell, 3-1, to stay undefeated in 5-4A with an 11-0 mark.
Ladycats can clinch district championship with win on Tuesday
The state-ranked No. 10 Aledo Ladycats broke a 1-1 tie in games with consecutive victories to down Boswell, 25-9, 24-26, 25-12, 25-20, in District 5-4A volleyball action Friday night at the Aledo High School gym.
Bearcat Stadium (Video By Dominic Genetti)
Aledo junior running back Johnathan Gray rushed for a career-high 303 yards and scored five touchdowns to lead the Class 4A No. 1 Bearcats to a 63-17 victory over Boswell Friday night in a District 5-4A contest at Bearcat Stadium.
The win raises the Bearcats record to 7-0, and 4-0 in 5-4A, while Boswell drops to 3-1 in district play.
City Of AledoThe City of Aledo is taking a step forward with its economic development plan. Watch the video below to see what it is.
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The Aledo freshman B volleyball team recently won the Weatherford tournament. The A team also came home with the first-place trophy from the tournament. Shown above is B team Ladycats (from left) Reagan Cooper, Ally Gabbert, Caitie Huddleston, Kylie Bailey, Morgan Farnham, Sarah Swink, Tiffany Mann and coach Jeff Lemons. For more, please see the Oct. 22 issue of The Community News.
Texas RangersStudents had special guests at Trinity Christian Academy Friday afternoon. Grandparents were allowed to come in and experience a school day with their grandchildren.
Students also dressed up in celebration of the Texas Rangers' winning the division series playoffs over the Tampa Bay Rays. The Rangers now play the New York Yankees for the American League Pennant. If Texas wins, it would be the first trip to the World Series in the franchise's 49-year history. Click below to see pictures from the day's events.
Aledo BearcatsHow do the Bearcats fair against Boswell? Which Aledo coach is approaching 400 wins? How will the Texas Rangers finish? Click below to watch The Community News Pregame show and find out.
East Parker County Business ExpoThe East Parker County Chamber of Commerce Business Expo is Thursday, Oct. 14 from 4-8 p.m. at Willow Park Baptist Church. The expo will include numerous vendors from the local area. Food will be available from Baker's Ribs, Bordelon Foods, The Wild Mushroom Steakhouse and Ultimate Cupcake. Everyone who attends will have a chance to win a 32" Flat Screen TV donated by Weatherford Regional Medical Center.
The event is free and open to the public.
Next training scheduled for Nov. 6
How prepared is your teenaged babysitter? Maybe more—or less—than you thought.
A recent study by the American Academy of Pediatrics showed that while almost all 13-year-old babysitters know who to contact if there is an intruder or a child is sick, injured or poisoned, 40 percent of younger babysitters reported that they had left children unattended while babysitting, and 20 percent opened the door to strangers.