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Scenes from Aledo vs Azle

January 15, 2012 by Randy Keck

The Aledo basketball teams played Azle on Friday, Jan. 13. Scenes include Ladycat action under the basket, crowd cheering the state champion Aledo Bearcat basketball team, and scenes from Stuard Elementary School's Teams of Tomorrow.

See the Jan. 20 issue of The Community News for full coverage of Friday's basketball games.

Basketball action vs Byron Nelson

January 9, 2012 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Breann Forbes goes to the basket in the Aledo JV girls 56-23 win over Byron Nelson last Friday, Jan. 6. Click on the photo for a gallery from Friday night including JV and varsity girls and JV and freshman boys.

All the past week's action will be covered in the Jan. 13 issue of The Community News.

Bearcats headed for championship game

December 28, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Bearcat Alex Riner fights through a screen in action against Centennial on Wednesday, Dec. 28.

The Aledo Bearcats defeated Burleson Centennial 67-61 to earn a spot in the finals of the Moritz Holiday Classic at Aledo on Wednesday afternoon. The 'Cats will play Brewer for the championship at 6:30 p.m.

More from the tournament can be found in the Dec. 30 issue of The Community News.

Time changes for Holiday Tournament

December 28, 2011 by Randy Keck

Two time changes have been announced for the Moritz Holiday Classic basketball tournament in Aledo.

The third-place game will be played at 4:30 p.m. and the championship game will be at 6 p.m.

Ladycats win at Keller

December 21, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Aledo junior guard Mallory Powell is fouled going to the basket in Tuesday night's win over Keller Timber Creek. Powell had 15 points in the game.Click on the photo for a gallery from Tuesday night.
The Aledo Ladycats defeated Keller Timber Creek 57-39 Tuesday night on the road. Timber Creek was picked to win district, but the Ladycats didn't seem fazed by the pick. The Bearcats lost their district opener 64-51.

Full stories and photos will be in the Dec. 23 issue of The Community News.

Bearcats win state ... Again!

December 17, 2011 by Ken Hoover

Randy Keck/The Community News: Players for the Aledo Bearcats hold up the state championship trophy after their third consecutive 4A Division II state championship Saturday at Cowboys Stadium.

The Aledo Bearcats defeated the Manvel Mavericks 49-28 to capture their third consecutive 4A Division II State Championship at Cowboys Stadium in Saturday.

Jaylen Hill was named Defensive MVP, and quarterback Matt Bishop received Offensive Player of the Game honors.

A recap of the game follows. Read more about the game in the Dec. 23 issue of The Community News.

Game Recap

Caleb Frysinger returns the opening kickoff out to the Aledo 42 yard line.

The Bearcats are unable to move the ball and are forced to punt. Manvel will operate from their 38 yard line.

The Aledo defense holds, and the offense will work from the 21 yard line this time. Two first downs have moved the ball out to the 44 yard line. A third and three is converted, first and 10 Bearcats

On 1st down a Matt Bishop to Willie Gibson pass is good for 6 and the PAT is good. Aledo 7 Manvel 0 with 5:37 left in the first quarter.

The Mavericks are held on the next series, but get off a beautiful punt to get the Bearcats started inside their own 10 yard line.

A Pate Davis from Matt Bishop completion gives Aledo a 1st down. A penalty on the Manvel defense will give Aledo the ball at their 46. A crossing pattern is a completion to Johnathan Gray for a Bearcat 1st down at the Manvel 39 as the first quarter ends.

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.

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.

Sports Calendar

Monday, April 27

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Granbury, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 28

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Granbury, 7:00 pm. *District Game

Friday, May 1

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game and Senior Night
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Cleburne, 5:00 pm. *District Game

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