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The Community News Pregame Show: Dec. 3, 2010

December 3, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

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.

Bearcat Regiment plans Saturday special performances

December 1, 2010 by Randy Keck

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.

Girls' streak continues, guys fall to 0-3 in Aledo hoops

December 1, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Aledo BasketballAledo 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

Aledo Ladycats:

Football Playoff Information

November 28, 2010 by Randy Keck

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

Tickets
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

Bearcats defeat Hereford 40-14

November 26, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Dominic Genetti/The Community NewsDominic 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.

Parker County Red Cross offers ‘Top Ten’ Fire Safety Tips as Thanksgiving nears

November 22, 2010 by Randy Keck

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:

Blowers nominated for Rudy Award

November 22, 2010 by Randy Keck

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

Regional Football Playoff Information

November 20, 2010 by Randy Keck

Hereford Whitefaces (Home) vs. Aledo Bearcats (Visitor)
Date: Friday, November 26, 2010
Site: Mustang Bowl, Sweetwater, TX
Game Time: 7:00pm

Ticket Information
Pre sell Adult: $8
Pre sell Student: $4
All Tickets at the Gate: $8
Passes Accepted: District 5-AAAA, District 3-AAAA, THSCA

Mustang Bowl
1205 Ragland
Sweetwater, Texas 79556
Link to directions: http://www.texasbob.com/stadium/stadium.php?id=993

Aledo beats Waco High 70-35

November 19, 2010 by Anonymous

Bearcat StadiumBearcat 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.

Leads sought in local burglary

November 19, 2010 by Randy Keck

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.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, August 21

  • AHS Varsity at Northwest Classic Varsity Tournament through Aug. 23, times TBA

Friday, August 22

  • AHS Varsity vs. Pascal at Aledo, a.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Byron Nelson Scrimmage, 9 a.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy High School at Lakehill Prep, 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 26

  • AHS Varsity vs. Joshua at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

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

Thursday, August 28

  • AHS Varsity at Volleypalozza Varsity Tournament through Aug. 30, times TBA

  • AHS JV at Joshua, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

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

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

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

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

Thursday, September 4

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

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