Aledo BearcatsWe're back in action. Click below to watch a preview of upcoming games at Aledo High School. Aledo star running back Johnathan Gray has also been named the Gatorade Texas High School player of the year. He is now in the running to win the national award. Check back tonight for full coverage on Gray and the Bearcats as they take on Stephenville in Waco at Baylor University.
The Aledo Bearcat Regiment will perform at several local venues on Saturday to showcase the talents of Aledo’s band members. The band’s annual March-a-Thon earlier this year was canceled due to rain. The band will perform during Christmas Tyme in Aledo at 5 p.m. at the Aledo Community Center. Then, at 6:30, they willplay in the Brookshire’s parking lot in Willow Park. The night will end with an 8 p.m. performance at the Hudson Oaks Wal-Mart.
Aledo BasketballThe Ladycats stayed undefeated at home with a 65-31 win over Parker County rival Weatherford Tuesday night and the boys basketball team lost a chance at getting their first win of the season with less than 30 seconds on the clock in a 42-37 loss to Southwest Christian.
Click below to watch video highlights. Full stories will be in the Dec. 3 edition of
The Community News
Class AAAA Division II State Quarter Final Football Playoff
Stephenville Yellowjackets vs. Aledo Bearcats
Friday, December 3, 2010
At Floyd Casey Stadium
S. Valley Mills Dr. at Dutton
Waco, Texas 76711
Game time: 7:30 PM
Pre sell Adult: $8
Pre sell Student: $5
All Tickets at the Gate: $10
Accepted Passes: District 5-AAAA , District 8-AAAA, THSCA
Aledo will be the home team
Link to Stadium Directions: http://www.texasbob.com/stadium/stadium.php?id=1019
Dominic Genetti/The Community News
Re-rematch against Stephenville next week for Regional crown
Story By Steve Keck
Video By Dominic Genetti
Sweetwater, TX- Matthew Bishop passed for a season high four touchdown passes in a 40-14 victory over the Hereford Whitefaces in the region semi-final game played in Sweetwater. The Bearcats will play the Stephenville Yellow Jackets in the regional finals next Friday night at Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco.
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the Chisholm Trail Chapter encourages families to prevent kitchen fires by taking some basic safety measures. In the U.S., Thanksgiving is the peak day for cooking fires, 90 percent of which are caused by unattended cooking.
“We all think of Thanksgiving as a time for family, good food and football, but it’s also prime time for cooking fires,” said Teresa Filkins, Community Development and Resource Manager at the Parker County Branch. “Taking a few simple precautions can help everyone have a safe and happy holiday.”
To keep Thanksgiving fire-free, the public should follow these ten tips:
James Albritton/SaltForkImages.com: Rob Blowers makes a tackle in the Area Championship game against Waco. He has been nominated for a High School Rudy Award.
Aledo senior Rob Blowers has been nominated for the Rudy Award, The High School Football Rudy Awards honor inspirational football players who best define what Daniel 'Rudy' Ruettiger refers to as the "The Four C’s": Character, Courage, Contribution and Commitment. Ruettiger was the subject of a hit movie about his experience playing for Notre Dame.
To vote for Rob online, visit the following link: http://highschoolrudyawards.com/nominees/485/Robert_Blowers.aspx
Hereford Whitefaces (Home) vs. Aledo Bearcats (Visitor)
Date: Friday, November 26, 2010
Site: Mustang Bowl, Sweetwater, TX
Game Time: 7:00pm
Pre sell Adult: $8
Pre sell Student: $4
All Tickets at the Gate: $8
Passes Accepted: District 5-AAAA, District 3-AAAA, THSCA
Sweetwater, Texas 79556
Link to directions: http://www.texasbob.com/stadium/stadium.php?id=993
Bearcat StadiumDue to malfunctions in multimedia equipment, we are unable to provide video coverage of tonight's game.
Story By Steve Keck
Blog By Dominic Genetti
The Aledo Bearcats will advance to the Division II-4A Regionals for Region 1 after defeating the Waco Lions 70-35 at Bearcat Stadium Friday Night.
Junior star running back Johnathan Gray rushed for 212 yards and scored six touchdowns for Aledo. Fellow junior and starting quarterback Matt Bishop completed nine of 12 passes for 181 yards and two touchdowns. Bishop also rushed for 83 yards on nine carries.
Justin Breshears caught three passes for 92 yards and two touchdowns.
Parker County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division is investigating a convenience store burglary which occurred early Thursday morning.
Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said deputies responded to the call just before 1 a.m. in the 13100 block of White Settlement Road in Parker County. The suspects forcefully entered the store by shattering a front window, display cases, stole several thousand dollars worth of cigarettes and other tobacco products and damaging the building.