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Bearcats clinch District 8-5A title with 68-0 win at Granbury

October 29, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo sophomore defensive tackle James "Big Game" Williams tackles Granbury punter John Shero in the first half of the Bearcats' 68-0 win over Granbury in a District 8-5A game at Granbury. The win clinches the district championship for the Bearcats, who have now won eight straight league titles.

For the eighth consecutive year and the second straight year since Steve Wood took over as head coach, the Aledo Bearcats have a sealed a district championship.

Haunted House and Carnival at AHS

October 29, 2015 by Rosealee Hoffman

Looking for a Local THRILL this HALLOWEEN?

On October 31st the Aledo Theatre Department and Leading Ladies invite you to enjoy a Haunted House and Carnival from 5-9 pm.

Prepare for Carnival Games, Food, Prizes, and Haunted House!

See you at the high school auditorium and courtyard, if you DARE. All ages welcome!

Tickets will be sold for $1, admission to the haunted house is five tickets.

Aledo Football vs. Granbury live coverage

October 29, 2015 by Randy Keck

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Title time: Bearcats can clinch 8th consecutive district championship with win at Granbury

October 28, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo junior quarterback Dillon Davis breaks free into the secondary during the Bearcats' 70-14 win over Burleson on Oct. 23 at Bearcat Stadium. Davis and the Bearcats can clinch the District 8-5A championship with a win today (Thursday, Oct. 29) at Granbury.

Coming off a win last week that essentially was a District 8-5A championship game as the state-ranked No. 4 Aledo Bearcats knocked off previous district unbeaten Burleson, now the business to take care of is the mathematical district title.

Down 0-2 in games, Centennial storms back to upset Ladycats in 5

October 27, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo sophomore defensive specialist Drew Gates bumps a pass to the front row Tuesday night during the Ladycats' 25-13, 25-21, 23-25, 23-25, 9-15 loss to Burleson Centennial in the District 8-5A volleyball finale at Centennial. The district-champion Ladycats finish the district season with a 13-1 record and a 37-10 overall mark.

Leading two games to none in a best-of-5 match against Burleson Centennial and looking to run the table in District 8-5A, the district-champion Aledo Ladycats were in excellent position to finish the league slate undefeated Tuesday night in the volleyball finale at Centennial.

Bearcat Regiment advances to state

October 27, 2015 by Rosealee Hoffman

Yesterday, the Aledo High School Bearcat Regiment was one of five bands to advance from a field of 25 to the UIL State Marching Competition in San Antonio next week. Other area bands advancing were Frisco Centennial High School, NRH Birdville High School, Frisco Wakeland High School and Fort Worth Southwest High School.

(photo courtesy of Chris Davis)

Bearcats varsity game moved to Thursday

October 27, 2015 by Randy Keck

Due to weather concerns, the varsity football game at Granbury has been moved to Thursday night, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. in Granary Pirate Stadium.

Attempts are being made to reschedule JV and freshman games, but no details are available at this time.

District-champion Aledo Ladycats conclude 8-5A volleyball season today at Burleson Centennial

October 27, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo sophomore libero Allegra Rivas plays a ball during a recent match. The Ladycats will look for a perfect District 8-5A record when they conclude the regular season at 6:30 p.m. today at Burleson Centennial.

Hoping to once again run the table in District 8-5A play, the district-champion Aledo Ladycats will travel to Burleson to face Centennial at 6:30 p.m. today at the Centennial High School gym.

The junior varsity match will begin at 5:30 p.m. prior to the varsity match in the main gym.

Fans urged to vote for Donnie Evans of Aledo in contest

October 26, 2015 by Randy Keck

Donnie Evans has been nominated for the Ozarka North Texas FRESH Performance of the Week award, which honors the best and brightest underclassmen in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and is presented by Dave Campbell's Texas Football and Ozarka Natural Spring Water.

Donnie is one of four nominees for the weekly award, which is 100 percent decided by fan voting. The poll, located at, closes Friday at noon.

Best of luck to Donnie in the voting, and Go Bearcats!

Aledo's Harrison Tillman qualifies for 5A state cross county meet

October 26, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo junior long distance runner Harrison Tillman qualified for the Class 5A state cross country meet after finishing in 8th place this morning at the Region I cross country meet in Lubbock.

The Top 10 finishers at the regional meet advance to the state meet.

Tillman's time was 15:46.34. The Bearcats finished 11th as a team.

Other Bearcats competing at the meet include Kyle Gribble (16:34.89), Richard Reynolds (17:20.75), Avery Tilley (17:28.83), Zach Russell (17:34.44), Trevor Connelly (17:34.7) and Nathan Munafo (17:43.7).

Two Ladycats - Gracie Johnson and Sophia Sonnemann - competed as individuals at the girls' 5A Region I meet.

Sports Calendar

Saturday, February 6

  • AHS 9th B vs. Burleson at AHS; 12 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats Scrimmage at L.D. Bell; 11 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.

Monday, February 8

  • AHS vs. Mansfield Legacy Scrimmage at AHS;

    JV- 4 p.m.

    Freshman- 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Mansfield Legacy Scrimmage; 4 p.m.

  • AHS JV Ladycats at Crowley; 6 p.m.

  • AHS JV at Crowley; 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 9

  • AHS at Burleson;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 8 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats at Burleson;

    Varsity- 8 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th- 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats scrimmage at Mansfield Legacy;

    Varsity- 6:15 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats vs. Burleson at AHS; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Burleson at AHS; 7:45 p.m.

Friday, February 12

  • AHS vs. Granbury at AHS;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Birdville HS Tournament; all day

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats at Granbury; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Granbury; 7:45 p.m.

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