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Bearcat Sendoff set for Saturday

December 14, 2011 by Randy Keck

The Aledo Athletic Booster Club will have a sendoff for the Bearcats as they leave Aledo for Cowboys Stadium on Saturday morning.

Bearcat fans are asked to line Bailey Ranch Road and FM 1187 (as safety permits) from Bailey Ranch to FM 1187 to cheer for the team as it leaves Aledo High School about 8:30 a.m.

Ladycats win district opener

December 13, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Megan Wood eludes a Birdville defender in the Aledo Ladycats' district opening win against Birdville Tuesday in Aledo.Randy Keck/The Community News: Megan Wood eludes a Birdville defender in the Aledo Ladycats' district opening win against Birdville Tuesday in Aledo.

The Aledo Ladycats made it 1-0 in district standings Tuesday night by defeating Birdville 66-39 at home. More about the week in boys and girls basketball can be found in the Dec. 16 issue of The Community News.

Christmas Concert this Thursday

December 13, 2011 by Randy Keck


The Aledo Bearcat Regiment will hold a Cozy Christmas Celebration featuring all you can eat pancakes for $7, the jazz band, marching video and Christmas music by the High School Bands on Thursday, Dec. 15 at the HHS Cafeteria. Dinner will be served from 5-7 p.m., and the musical entertainment will begin at 7 p.m.

Tickets are available from high school band students or at the door.

State Championship tickets go on sale Wednesday

December 13, 2011 by Randy Keck

Tickets for the Class AAAA Division II State Football Championship between Aledo and Manvel will go on sale Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. at the Bearcat Store in the ALedo ISD Administration building. Tickets will be available at Aledo High School beginning Thursday.

Advance tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students. Tickets at the gate will be $15, and can be purchased through Ticketmaster for an additional fee of $5.30.

Aledo Will be the visiting team and sit on the north side of Cowboys Stadium.

State Championship game is Saturday at noon

December 11, 2011 by Randy Keck

The Aledo Bearcats will face the Manvel Mavericks at noon on Saturday in the 4A Division II State Championship game at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington.

Ticket information is pending.

Manvel is located about 24 miles south of Houston. The Mavericks are 15-0 this season. The defeated las year's runner-up, LaMarque, 29-14 in the regular season and again 38-35 in the state quarterfinal. Manvel defeated Calallen 31-28 on Saturday to earn the berth to the state finals.

Aledo is seeking its third consecutive 4A Division II State Championship.

Live game updates will be provided at this website. Check this post for ticket information.

Basketball action continues at Gainesville

December 9, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Junior Dylan Campbell battles for a rebound against Gainesville at the Decatur Tournament on Friday.Randy Keck/The Community News: Junior Dylan Campbell battles for a rebound against Gainesville at the Decatur Tournament on Friday.

The Aledo Bearcats defeated Gainesville 54-45 on Friday to earn a spot in the Consolation Championship at the Dacatur Tournament on Saturday at noon.

The Ladycats defeated Lubbock Estacado 59-34 to earn a spot in the Tournament Championship Saturday at 4:30 p.m.

Gray receives National Football Player of the Year honor

December 6, 2011 by Randy Keck

Elizabeth Vann-Stenzler/The Community News: Johnathan Gray receives notification that he is the Gatorade National Football Player of the Year following Tuesday's practice at Aledo High School. He is shown with AHS Assistant Principal Doug Funk and AHS Athletic Director Tim Buchanan.Elizabeth Vann-Stenzler/The Community News: Johnathan Gray receives notification that he is the Gatorade National Football Player of the Year following Tuesday's practice at Aledo High School. He is shown with AHS Assistant Principal Doug Funk and AHS Athletic Director Tim Buchanan.

Aledo senior running back Johnathan Gray was awarded the 2011-12 Gatorade National Football Player of the Year in an announcement in Aledo on Tuesday morning.

The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field, distinguishes Gray as the nation’s best high school football player. A national advisory panel comprised of sport-specific experts and sports journalists helped select Gray from more than 1.1 million high school football players nationwide. Gray is now a finalist for the Gatorade Male High School Athlete of the Year award, to be presented at a special afternoon ceremony prior to The ESPY Awards in July.

Ladycats ranked 13th in TABC poll

December 5, 2011 by Randy Keck

The Aledo Ladycats basketball team is ranked 13th in the State of Texas in this week's Texas Association of Basketball Coaches poll.

For more information, visit:
http://www.tabchoops.org/finalG.html

Thursday is early dismissal day

December 5, 2011 by Randy Keck

Thursday, Dec. 8, is an early-release date for staff development for all Aledo ISD schools. Elementary schools will dismiss at 11 a.m., and secondary campuses will dismiss at noon. All Pre-K and PPCD program students will ride the bus to school for A.M. classes only and release at 11 a.m. Secondary classes (grades 6-12) will release at noon. Buses will run accordingly to accommodate these schedules.

Stephenville game tickets still available

December 2, 2011 by Randy Keck

Several hundred tickets to Saturday's Aledo-Stephenville game are still available at the Bearcat Store, located in the Aledo ISD Adminsistration building on Bailey Ranch Road. Fans are encourages to purchase tickets locally ($8 for adults, $5 for students) in order to avoid long lines at the stadium in Midlothian.

All tickets at the gate will be $10.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, April 17

  • Aledo Girls Golf will compete in the Region I Tournament at Diamondback GC in Abilene

  • Ladycat Softball vs Arlington Heights; V-7 JV-5:30

Friday, April 18

Tuesday, April 22

Friday, April 25

Tuesday, April 29

  • Aledo Girls Golf will compete in the State Tournament at Onion Creek GC in Austin.

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