Aledo High School
Randy Keck/The Community News: Four Aledo High School athletes participated in a signing/walk on ceremony this afternoon at the indoor practice facility. Shown are (from left) Stephanie Neely - Texas A&M Commerce (Soccer Scholarship); Taylor Dedeke - Philadelphia University (Tennis Scholarship); Justin Breshears - Texas A&M (Football Walk-on); Kevin Frantz - West Texas A&M (Football Walk-on)
Read more about the commitments in the May 6 issue of The Community News.
Christopher Amos/The Community News: Haylee Bowden (4) snags a fly ball during the Ladycats' final district game against Brewer Thursday, April 21. Also shown are Carolyn Clayton (9) and Tori Gore (2).
The Ladycats are set to host Arlington Heights at the Ladycat Softball Field at 7 p.m. Friday, April 29. Adult tickets are $5, students are $3. Game results will be posted at www.community-news.com. Read more about the Ladycats in the April 29 issue of The Community News.
Randy Keck/The Community News: Johnathan Gray is shown with his grandmother at this morning's announcement. Click on this photo for a gallery of images from the event.
Aledo High School running back Johnathan Gray announced this morning that he has committed to attend the University of Texas at Austin following his senior year at Aledo High School.
Before the Longhorns get him, however, Gray still has one season remaining at Aledo High School, where local hopes are for a third consecutive state championship for the Bearcats.
For more on the story, see the April 29 issue of The Community News.
Mark Goodson/Special to The Community News: Aledo team captain Jeffrey Merrell watches his shot during the first round of the district golf tournament on Tuesday, April 12. Merrell shot a 71 in the first round, followed closely by teammate Riley Shyroc with a 72.
The district tournament will conclude today. Check the April 15 issue of The Community News for tournament results.
Randy Keck/The Community News: Aledo catcher Shelby Stockard slides into third base for a triple in softball action against Byron Nelson tonight.
The Ladycats won their contest 6-5 to remain undefeated in district. The Bearcats also stayed untouched in baseball by defeating Nelson 12-2.
In JV action, the Bearcats 10-run ruled Byron Nelson 14-1; the Ladycats fell 6-2.
More photos and a complete story can be found in the April 15 issue of The Community News.
Special to The Community News: Left to Right: Coach Colt Power, Alex Brunson, Haley Gann, Jenny France, Savannah Moody, Jesse Bearden and Head Coach Greg Nelson following the Aledo Black's second-place finish at the district golf tournament.
The Aledo girls Black golf team took second place at the district tournament which concluded yesterday at Pecan Valley. They now advance to the Regional Tournament at Diamondback Golf Club in Abilene on April 18.
Overall, the team shot a combined score of 737 strokes behind Byron Nelson High School’s 674. The Aledo Orange team came in sixth with 880.
Individually, Aledo’s Savannah Moody finished in third place (84-90=174). Haley Gann was sixth (94-90=184).
Will Beeson and Amanda Richter finished the district tournament as district champions in mixed doubles today at TCU. They won their first match yesterday 6-0, 6-1 and won today 6-0, 6-0.
More information from the district tournament will follow, and full details will be in the April 8 issue of The Community News.
Randy Keck/The Community News: Cameron Butterfield jumps into a serve during the district tennis tournament at TCU today. Butterfield and his doubles partner Brian Trussell won their opening match but lost in the second round. The tournament continues tomorrow.
For a photo gallery of images from the tournament, click on the photo above.
Check the April 8 issue of The Community News for full results of the meet.
The Aledo Bearcat soccer team fell in the sectional championship contest tonight against Argyle, 4-1. Check the April 8 issue of The Community News for a full write up and game details.
Tonight's baseball games between Aledo and Timber creek have been relocated to Aledo High School. The games were originally scheduled to be played at Timber Creek, but thieves stole the copper wiring from the lighting standards at the school, necessitating a change in location.
The JV will play at 4:30 p.m. and the Varsity will play at 7:30 p.m.
The softball games will be played at Timber Creek as scheduled, with the JV game starting at 5 p.m. and the Varsity game starting at 7 p.m.