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New medical facility coming to Aledo

April 16, 2015 by Randy Keck


Atlee Development has announced the development of a new 43,000 square foot medical office building in Aledo. Characterized as a “state of the art medical office building,” it will be located near the northwest corner of Bailey Ranch Road and FM 1187.

Construction is expected to begin in July 2015, with doors opening by August 2016.

Atlee Development is a national medical office building developer based in San Antonio.

The Last Barrel

April 16, 2015 by Phil Major


This is believed to be the last construction barrel along FM 1187 in Aledo and was picked up shortly before noon Thursday, April 16.

Burleson Centennial hands Bearcats second district loss with 5-0 win

April 15, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Burleson Centennial pitcher Thomas Santos limited Aledo to only one hit as the Spartans shut out the Bearcats, 5-0, Wednesday night in a District 8-5A game at Centennial High School.

The loss drops the Bearcats to 7-2 in district play, while Centennial moves to 6-3.

Noah Collins, who reached base on an infield single in the third inning, recorded the lone Aledo hit.

Centennial swatted two hits, including a double, and took advantage of a hit batter to forge a 2-0 lead after the first inning.

The Spartans added two more runs in the second courtesy of a double, error and a sacrifice fly to extend their lead to 4-0.

Santos, who retired the first six batters he faced, stayed strong in the third and fourth innings as he set down six of seven Aledo batters to hold the 4-0 lead.

Thursday schedule for District 8-5A track meet changed

April 15, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo ISD Athletic Director Tim Buchanan announced today that Thursday's District 8-5A Track and Field Meet schedule has been changed.

The meet is being held at Burleson High School.

On Thursday, field events will now start at 10 a.m. and running finals will start at 2 p.m.

Ladycats clinch District 8-5A softball championship after 13-1 victory over Crowley

April 14, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Allie Arneson belted three extra-base hits and Alli Ramsey added a pair of triples to lead an Aledo 14-hit attack as the Ladycats clinched the District 8-5A championship after a 13-1 victory over Crowley Tuesday night at Crowley.

The win raises the Ladycats' district mark to a sparkling 11-0.

Aledo scored seven runs in the first inning and added six in the fifth in a game stopped by mercy rule after five innings.

Aledo senior Lauren Craine (11-0) earned the win in the circle, allowing one run on five hits with one walk and nine strikeouts.

Arneson swatted a triple and double in the first inning and added a two-bagger in the fifth.

Ramsey drove in two runs, and Riley Sartain added a triple to go along with a base hit.

Knight, Ladycats win regional golf tournament to advance to state competition

April 14, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Paced by a second-round 68 from senior Cheyenne Knight, the Aledo Ladycats golf team shot a 36-hole score of 613 to win the girls' Class 5A, Region I tournament today in Lubbock.

Knight, who shot a 77 in the first round, was the top individual medalist with a 36-hole total of 145.

Knight was joined by three teammates - Mary Katherine Ingram, Taylor Brookshire and Quincy Ballard - who also finished in the top five overall.

Other Ladycats scores include Ingram with a 150 (78-72), Brookshire with a 158 (83-75), Ballard with a 160 (83-77) and Elizabeth Boll with a 180 (102-78).

The Class 5A girls state golf tournament will be held Monday and Tuesday, April 27-28, in Bastrop.

Ladycats can clinch district softball title today at Crowley; Bearcats game at Centennial postponed

April 14, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

The state-ranked No. 1 Aledo Ladycats can clinch the District 8-5A softball championship today against Crowley with the first pitch set for 5:30 p.m. at Crowley High School.

While recent rains did not wash out the softball game, it did postpone today's scheduled Aledo Bearcats baseball game at Burleson Centennial.

The Bearcats/Spartans baseball game will be made up at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Centennial High School.

Ladycats pound 17 hits in 15-2 win at Everman; Bearcats win, 7-3

April 10, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Senior Mary Myers ignited a six-run fifth inning with a lead-off, line-shot double that began a procession of seven straight hits to break open a close game as state-ranked No. 1 Aledo cruised past Everman, 15-2, Friday night in a District 8-5A softball game at Everman.

The win raises the Ladycats' district mark to 10-0. The Ladycats can clinch the district championship with a win Tuesday at Crowley.

Lauren Craine (10-0) earned the win in the circle, allowing only one earned run on three hits with no walks and nine strikeouts in seven innings.

Aledo led just 3-2 when Myers stepped to the plate and delivered a double over the left fielder's head.

Former Bearcat to throw out first pitch at Saturday's Texas Rangers game

April 9, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Storm Aguilar, ex-Bearcat and 2009 AHS Graduate, will throw out the first pitch this Saturday, April 11, at Globe Life Park in Arlington.

Storm was injured on the battle field in Afghanistan. On Dec. 13, 2012, when the vehicle he was driving was hit by a 500 pound VBIED (Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Device).

The impact threw Storm over 50 meters from his truck and left him severely wounded

Storm has been through numerous surgeries and is still on the road to a full recovery.

Ladycats, Bearcats golf teams capture District 8-5A championships

April 9, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Both the Aledo High School Ladycats and Bearcats golf teams captured District 8-5A championships after the final round of their respective tournaments Wednesday at Squaw Valley Golf Course in Glen Rose.

The Bearcats shot a 36-hole total of 599 (299-300) to clip Cleburne by a stroke, while the Ladycats shot a two-day total of 576 (290-286) to win the tournament over second-place Joshua (708) by a whopping 132 strokes.

Defending state champion Cheyenne Knight (63-65-128) of Aledo won the individual girls' championship with teammate Mary Katherine Ingram finishing third overall.

The Bearcats' top medalist, Sam Shryoc, shot a 141 (72-69) to place third overall in the boys' tournament.

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