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Paint the town Orange

December 6, 2010 by Randy Keck

Everyone is excited about the Bearcats’ success in the playoffs, and the Aledo Ninth Grade Center is giving everyone an opportunity to show it.

This Thursday, Dec. 9. from 4-6 p.m. and Friday, Dec. 10 from 4-5 p.m. the students of Aledo Ninth Grade Campus will paint car windows in orange and black to show Bearcat Pride. The students will be lined up in the Ninth Grade Campus/High School drop-off and pick-up area, so swing by and let them help you show off your spirit! Car painting is free, yet donations will be gladly accepted.

Christmas Tyme in Aledo 2010

December 4, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Randy Keck/The Community News: Rylan and Rhett Thomas visited with Santa Claus at Christmas Tyme in Aledo Saturday night, Dec. 4. Click on the photo to visit our photo gallery from the event.

Aledo to play Mesquite Poteet Friday in Mansfield

December 4, 2010 by Steve Keck

The Mesquite Poteet Pirates defeated the Bastrop Bears 42-35 on Saturday to set up a showdown with the Aledo Bearcats in the state semi-finals for Class 4 A Division I.

The Pirates are 12-2 with two losses earlier this season. A week ago, Mesquite Poteet dispatched undefeated Highland Park 45-28. Poteet is a pas oriented team relying on the arm of senior quarterback Beau Nowell who has thrown for close to 3,000 yards this season.

Game and ticket information will be posted on The Community News website as soon as it becomes available.

Aledo wins 18-10 in a defensive showcase.

December 3, 2010 by Steve Keck

60 minutes to kick-off and the team is going through their stretches.... Football Fever is on high alert!

We will be covering the game live from Waco, so refresh your page often to get updates on your favorite team!

The kickoff is underway...Aledo is on defense first

Jace Vincent has put incredible pressure on the quarterback...Aledo takes over from their own 5 yard line.

Matthew Bishop fumbles the ball on the opponent 25 yard-line for a turnover after a nice 23-yard run...Stephenville takes over.

Aledo forces another punt after key sack froms Rylan Riney and Gunner Johnson...Aledo takes over from their own 33 with 2:25 left in the 1st quarter.

Aledo punts the ball away with 51 seconds left...Gray has struggled so far with 2 yards on 2 carries.

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 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 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:

Sports Calendar

Monday, October 20

  • AHS JV Girls & Boys at JV Waxahachie Tournament, Waxahachie CC, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 21

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Granbury MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

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

Thursday, October 23

  • AHS at District Meet, Cleburne High School, 1501 Harlin Drive, Cleburne, Texas, 76035, 10:00 a.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV vs. Victory Christian at Aledo Middle School, 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Friday, October 24

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

  • Trinity Christian Academy vs. Nazarene at Aledo Middle School;
    JH, 5:30 p.m.;
    Varsity, 7:30 p.m.
    *District Games

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, October 27

  • AHS Varsity Boys Orange at Maypearl Varsity Tournament, Mansfield National, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 28

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Hall MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

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

Thursday, October 30

  • Aledo Middle School at Brewer, Brewer High School

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