Jim Sharratt/Special to The Community News
Aledo senior libero Taylor Brown handles a serve as senior Christa Daniel (13) gets into position in a recent match. The district-leading Ladycats will host Azle in a 5-4A match at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 28) at the Aledo High School gym.
Azle brings 4-1 record into match against No. 14 Ladycats
The Azle Lady Hornets will buzz into Aledo Tuesday night in hopes on knotting the District 5-4A race.
First serve will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the Aledo High School gym.
The Ladycats (23-8) will bring a 5-0 record into the district match, while Azle sits a match back with Springtown as both teams are at 4-1.
By Tony Eierdam (Video by Dominic Genetti)
Aledo junior running back Johnathan Gray rushed for 232 yards on 20 carries and reached the end zone five times to pace an offensive attack of 591 total yards as the state-ranked No. 1 Bearcats had little trouble in a 64-0 victory over the Keller Timber Creek Falcons Friday night at Bearcat Stadium on Homecoming Night.
The win - in the District 5-4A opener for both teams - raises the Bearcats overall record to 4-0.
By Tony Eierdam
Aledo sophomore middle Briana Sharratt recorded a match-high 11 kills and senior middle Jordan Jacobs added nine stoppers and a match-high four blocks to lead the state-ranked No. 14 Ladycats to a 25-10, 25-7, 25-25 victory over Keller Timber Creek Friday afternoon in District 5-4A action at the AHS gym.
The win raises the Ladycats' district mark to 5-0, tops in 5-4A. Aledo will continue league action at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, at home against Azle.
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Natalee Norman receives flowers during class at Aledo High School Friday afternoon. Delivering the flowers is senior Landen Blackburn. Varsity athletes also assisted in delivering a number of flowers from parents and dates throughout the morning.
Celebrations continue tonight at the football game against Keller-Timer Creek. The Homecoming Court will be announced at halftime. Game starts at 7:30 p.m.
Special to The Community NewsMcAnally Intermediate School Librarian Kelly Bush chose to dress as Principal Bob Harmon's twin for "Twin Day" on Tuesday, Sept. 21 as part of this week's Homecoming spirit days. Even her name tag said "Mr. Harmon."
Aledo senior middle Jordan Jacobs had a match-high 15 kills and four blocks and senior outside hitter Christa Daniel added 12 stoppers to help the state-ranked No. 14 Ladycats to a 25-16, 25-12, 25-17 victory over Boswell Tuesday night in District 5-4A volleyball action at Boswell.
The win raises the Ladycats district mark to 4-0. Aledo is alone in first place after Nelson defeated Azle. The Ladycats have a one-match lead over Azle (3-1) and Springtown (3-1).
Aledo (22-8) will continue 5-4A play at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24 at home against Keller Timber Creek.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Careity Foundation is providing complimentary mamograms to Parker County residents. Any woman older than 35 who has not had a yearly screening is eligible. The screenings will take place Oct. 5 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Teskey’s, 3001 W. I-20 in Weatherford. Screenings must be scheduled in advance by calling the Moncrief Cancer Institute at 817-838-4889. For more information about the Careity Foundation, its programs and events, visit www.careity.org.
The Vocational Nursing program at Weatherford College is offering the entrance test for individuals who are interested in making application for the class that begins in January 2011. All applicants are required to take the LVN COMPASS entrance test at the WC Testing Center. Interested applicants should call 817-594-5471, ext. 6383, to schedule an appointment to take the test. The cost is $25.
Individuals interested in applying to the Vocational Nursing program must submit completed applications, including proof of two Hepatitis B immunizations, by the end of the business day on Sept.30, 2010. For more information about the application process, individuals can contact Karen Long at email@example.com or 817-594-5471, ext. 6259.
From the Parker County Sheriff's Dept.
Earlier this month, Weatherford-Parker County Special Crimes investigators and area law enforcement seized several weapons which are believed to have been stolen along with three ATVs and over two ounces methamphetamine after being prompted by anonymous tips.
Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said SCU members conducted an investigation which led them to an undisclosed address in northern Parker County, where a search revealed a small amount of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, three handguns, an assault rifle, various ammunition, a scope and 2.11 ounces of methamphetamine.
The Aledo ISD has announced that there will be no shuttle service this week to the homecoming game against Keller Timber Creek.