The Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League announced today (Thursday, May 27) the signing of four wide receivers, including former Aledo Bearcats and TCU Horned Frogs receiver Ryan Christian.
Below is the press release from Toronto's Web site (www.argonauts.ca).
The Toronto Argonauts Football Club is pleased to announce that it has signed the following import receivers:
WR Ryan Christian (Texas Christian)
WR/KR Jerome Hewitt (Southeastern Oklahoma State)
WR Charles Owens (Eastern Illinois)
WR Derek Stanley (Wisconsin-Whitewater)
First recruited to play at TCU as a running back, Ryan Christian converted to receiver as a junior then moved there fulltime as a senior in 2009.
In his final year, he finished fourth on the team with 24 catches.
Spring Commencement ceremonies for East Texas Baptist University were held on Saturday, May 1, 2010, in Baker Auditorium of the Ornelas Spiritual Life Center. Amanda Peredo of Aledo, Texas received a Bachelor of Science at the event.
The man insured in Tuesday's accident along Old Annetta Road is 56-year-old Dusty Mayfield, Jr. of Aledo.
According to his wife, Christina Mayfield, he has broken and several cuts after his SUV crashed into large-piped fence.
Dusty Mayfield's condition was not available. He was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth after the accident.
Grant Hester, a Trinity Christian Academy high school senior, has been awarded the 2010 President’s Gold Scholarship by Baylor University. This scholarship is awarded on the basis of his academic record and scholarly promise. Grant will be entering Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science in August 2010.
Eight other Bearcats earn all-district honors
Aledo senior pitcher Calvin Loftis earned a top All-District 6-4A honor and eight other Bearcats were recognized on the district's first or second team in a vote of 6-4A coaches.
Loftis was selected Pitcher of the Year for the second straight year, while classmate Austin Vassberg was voted to the first team at pitcher.
Other Bearcats on the first team include senior outfielder Nils Smith, junior infielder Zach Scott and junior catcher Lawton Rinker.
Earning second-team honors from Aledo were senior pitcher Ryan Talley, sophomore shortstop Matthew Bishop and junior outfielders Rylan Riney and Sean O'Donnell.
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Vandagriff Elementary School second grader Mollie Coomer attacks the big, inflatable slide Friday morning at the Aledo Middle School football field during Aledo ISD elementary schools field day. Students from Vandagriff, Coder, Stuard and McCall elementary schools joined in the Friday morning fun with several games and organized activities.
Georgetown (Texas) – Willow Park resident Meagan Anderson has been named to the 2010 Spring Dean’s List at Southwestern University.
To be selected, students must have at least a 3.6 grade point average on a 4.0 scale with at least 12 graded hours and be in good standing with the University.
Southwestern University is a selective, nationally recognized undergraduate liberal arts college with an enrollment of 1,300 students. It is the oldest institution of higher learning in Texas. For more information on Southwestern, visit www.southwestern.edu.
ALEDO, Texas — May 11, 2010 — Aledo High School senior Mudrekh Goderya has been selected by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals as a member of the TASSP All-State Academic Excellence Team. This prestigious award recognizes Texas high-school seniors for their outstanding academic achievements and the rewards of superior scholarship.
As a member of this team, Goderya will be awarded a $500 scholarship and formally recognized at the TASSP Summer Workshop in Austin on June 10, 2010. He plans to attend the University of Texas at Dallas and major in Physics.
Neverdouski and Carlisle invited to speak at meeting
A new mayor pro-tem will be elected tonight by the Willow Park City Council at their regular meeting. The second-in-command for the city is chosen by the city council.
Mayor Ken Hawkins said he wants "somebody who has a future with the city." Currently veteran councilman Hale Alderman serves as mayor pro-tem. Hawkins called him "a very valuable asset" to the council.
Amongst discussions on improvements to Ranch House Road, budget reviews and ordinances, Cindy Neverdouski and David Carlisle, who lost their races to the Willow Park City Council a week and a half ago, have been invited to speak to the council by Hawkins and address their proposed municipal goals.
Despite the weather, the all night long Relay for Life event will still take place only it will be indoors.
The event will be at Aledo Baptist Church in the gymnasium. Registration begins at 6 p.m. and the event begins at 7 p.m.