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Ladycats fall 10-0

May 12, 2011 by Randy Keck

Burleson led Aledo 4-0 after one inning in the softball Regional quarterfinal. The runs came on a three-run home run by Burleson pitcher Sam Montes and a two-out RBI double.

Aledo shortstop Lauren Durham was left stranded on third base after the top of the second. The score remained 4-0. Burleson added three runs in the bottom of the second to take a 7-0 lead.

Tori Gore walked to lead off the third, but Burleson's Montes retired the next three batters to leave the score 7-0 in favor of Burleson after the top of the third. Burleson scored three more in the bottom of the third to lead 10-0.

Gore came in to pitch in the bottom of the fourth. She retired the side, but Aledo needed a score in the top of the fifth to stay in the game.

Tonight's games to be played as scheduled

May 12, 2011 by Randy Keck

Sources in Burleson had reported a possibility of postponing tonight's baseball playoff. However, field conditions have been determined to be dry enough for the start of the three-game series between Aledo and Burleson.

For more details as to time and location, check the calendar along the right-hand side of this page.

The Community News will provide updates via our Web site, Facebook page and Tweets as information becomes available.

Golf team finishes fifth at state

May 10, 2011 by Randy Keck

The Aledo High School golf team finished in fifth place at the state tournament today according to unofficial results.

Over the two-day tournament, Aledo golfers shot 316-312=628. The tournament winner was Austin Lake Travis (302-294=596) followed by Highland Park (307-296=603), Wolfforth Frenship (312-310=622) and Montgomery Purple (313-309=622).

Individually, Aledo's Jeffrey Merrell finished in eighth pace overall (74-77=151). Teammate Brandon Wilkins was tied for 17th (80-76=156). Logan Lambert finished tied for 28th (80-80=160). Riley Shryock finished 43rd (89-79=168) and Trevor RIce was 46th (82-92=174).

Bransom, Neeley in all-star game Saturday

May 10, 2011 by Randy Keck

Bearcat Alex Bransom and Ladycat Stephanie Neeley will play in senior all-star soccer games this Saturday in Georgetown.

They were picked to play in the 2011 Senior All Star Showcase against the best 4A seniors in the stateBy the Texas Association of Soccer Coaches (TASCO).

"We meet our teammates and coaches and have some honorary meal and play a game," Bransom said.

Night at the Pops

May 7, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: The Aledo High School auditorium gave a standing ovation Saturday night to the Aledo Wind Ensemble, dancers, color guard and choir at their "Night at the Pops" concert.

The performance will be repeated Monday, May 9. For more information, visit: http://www.community-news.com/node/2165

Ladycats, Bearcats sweep playoff series

May 6, 2011 by Randy Keck

Ladycats vs. Stephenville - Bearcats vs. Trimble Tech Game II
Christopher Amos/The Community News: Lauren Durham puts down a sacrifice bunt advancing two runners for the Ladycats in their 6-1 win over Stephenville Friday night. The win gave the Ladycats a sweep in their three game Area Championship series.

Visit a gallery of photos from tonight's games here: http://photos.community-news.com/Aledo-ISD-1/Sports/Softball-and-Basebal...

Softball - Ladycats win 6-1

Kacie Brann struck out the side to end the first inning in a scoreless tie.

Ladycats, Bearcats win in Thursday's first playoff rounds

May 5, 2011 by Randy Keck

Christopher Amos/The Community News: Zack Scott rounds second as he advances on a hit by Bryan Cox in the second inning of Aledo's 9-3 win over Trimble Tech tonight. Both the Bearcats and Ladycats play round two games tomorrow (Friday) in Aledo. Ladycat action begins at 7 p.m. The Bearcats start at 7:30.

For a gallery of photos from tonight's game visit: http://photos.community-news.com/Aledo-ISD-1/Sports/Aledo-vs-Trimble-Tec...

Softball - Ladycats win 4-0

Two Aledoans qualify for state

May 4, 2011 by Randy Keck

Mark Campbell/Azle News: Johnathan Gray (third from left) starts the 100 meter run at the Regional Track Meet in Abilene yesterday. Gray finished in second place with a time of 11:04, earning a trip to the state meet in Austin.

Shea Paul Wood cleared 14-00 to finish in first place in pole vaulting at the Regional Track Meet in Abilene yesterday. The leap earns Wood a trip to the State Meet in Austin on May 13-14. He will be joined by Johnathan Gray, who finished second in the 100 Meters.

More photos and information will be in the May 6 issue of The Community News.

Baseball bi-district playoff set

May 2, 2011 by Randy Keck

The Aledo bi-district playoffs have been scheduled as a three-game series as follows:
7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at Trimble Tech
7:30 p.m. Friday, May 6 at Aledo

The third game, if necessary, will be 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at Trimble Tech.

Check www.community-news.com for game updates and scores.

Bearcats clinch district; Ladycats win bi-district

April 29, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Lauren Durham drove in two runs in the first inning to put the Ladycats up 2-0 at that point.

The Aledo Ladycats took advantage of numerous defensive missteps on the part of Arlington Heights tonight to capture the bi-district crown 12-0. Behind the pitching of Kacie Brann, who recorded 13 strikeouts in five innings, the Ladycats will advance to face the winner of the Stephenville-Joshua series now under way.

At the same time, the Bearcat baseball team Keller Timberview 15-1 to become the outright district champion.

Playoff information will be posted as it becomes available. Check the May 6 issue of The Community News for full coverage and photos.

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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