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Aledo defeats Springtown 83-21 in their Homecoming Game

September 30, 2011 by Ken Hoover

Sarah Baldwin named Homecoming Queen

A beautiful Crescent Moon was prominent above a cloudless Sunset in Aledo, as the Bearcats prepared to kick off to the Springtown Porcupines. Springtown won the coin toss and received.

Fan s of all ages show their support for the Aledo Bearcats before the homecoming game on Sept. 30, 2011.

Springtown started from their 30 yard line. Aledo held to force a punt and set up on their own 40. A Brian Cox reception and a Preston Bartley run gave the Bearcats a first down.

Johnathan Gray started right then reversed field to go left for 42 yards and the first score of the game. PAT was good by Chance Nevarez and Aledo went up by a score of 7-0.

Springtown's Billy Chappell returned the kick off for a touchdown to tie it up at 7-7 after the PAT.

Aledo started at their own 28 yard line after a fair catch on the kickoff. Three and out, and a punt to the Porcupines 14 yard line.

Aledo defense makes a receiver pay by losing his helmet, and shuts down Springtown on following plas on Sept. 30, 2011.

A first down for Springtown before the Aledo defense forced a punt. A key defensive play on the drive was a six yard loss on a sack by Jaylen Hill.

Freshman teams smash Springtown - Slideshow and Video

September 29, 2011 by Randy Keck

Scenes from Aledo's two freshman football games against Springtown on Sept. 29, 2011.

Homecoming shuttle bus service

September 29, 2011 by Randy Keck

Beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, Aledo ISD will provide shuttles for the Bearcat Homecoming football game. Due to expected overflow traffic, buses will run between Willow Park Baptist Church and Bearcat Stadium; between Aledo United Methodist Church and Bearcat Stadium; and between Aledo Middle School and Bearcat Stadium.

Willow Park Baptist Church is located at 129 S. Ranch House Road in Willow Park; Aledo United Methodist Church is at 313 Pecan St. in Aledo and Aledo Middle School is at 416 FM 1187 South.

'Gap' begins tonight

September 28, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community NewsRandy Keck/The Community News

The Aledo High School Theatre Department’s production of “A Gap in Generations” begins Wednesday, Sept. 28 at the AHS Auditorium. The play is a re-worked Commedia dell’Arte by Jerry Blunt that, as performed, will be set in Aledo in the 1980s. Performance dates are Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 28-29, and Saturday, Oct. 1. All shows begin at 7 p.m. Admission for adults is $8 and for students is $5. For reservations, call 817-441-5139.

Homecoming Parade 2011 - Video added

September 26, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Members of the Aledo FFA rode a float pulled by a tractor in Aledo's homecoming parade on Monday, Sept. 26.Randy Keck/The Community News: Members of the Aledo FFA rode a float pulled by a tractor in Aledo's homecoming parade on Monday, Sept. 26.

Click here for a photo gallery from the parade.






Aledo wins 62-17

September 22, 2011 by Ken Hoover

Randy Keck/The Community News: Aledo defensive end Jaylen Hill fights a flock of Falcons during the Bearcats' 62-17 win against Keller Timber Creek Thursday night, Sept. 22. Click on the picture for a gallery of photos from the game, including band, cheerleaders and fans.Randy Keck/The Community News: Aledo defensive end Jaylen Hill fights a flock of Falcons during the Bearcats' 62-17 win against Keller Timber Creek Thursday night, Sept. 22. Click on the picture for a gallery of photos from the game, including band, cheerleaders and fans.

Gray breaks Ken Hall's scoring record

Yet another update on the Aledo-Timber Creek game

September 21, 2011 by Randy Keck

The plan to televise the Aledo-Timber Creek game on Thursday has now been changed to a tape delay which will be shown on the FIOS on-demand channel starting on Tuesday.

Update on Aledo-Timber Creek football game

September 20, 2011 by Randy Keck

The start time for the Aledo-Timber Creek football game on Thursday, Sept. 22 has been modified to 7:04 p.m. at Keller ISD Stadium.

The unusual start time may be due to the game being televised, although that has also changed. Originally, the game was slated to appear on one of the ESPN channels.

However, due to the Longhorn Network being forced to cancel televising high school football games, the Aledo-Timber Creek game will now appear on a Verizon FIOS channel.

In addition, updates will be provided throughout the game at www.community-news.com.

Cross Country Gold

September 10, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Aledo's Kandace Canaday, an AHS freshman, placed first in the 4A Varsity Girls division at the Boswell Pioneer Trail Run on Saturday, Sept. 10 with a time of 12:22.25 for the 3200-meter run.Randy Keck/The Community News: Aledo's Kandace Canaday, an AHS freshman, placed first in the 4A Varsity Girls division at the Boswell Pioneer Trail Run on Saturday, Sept. 10 with a time of 12:22.25 for the 3200-meter run.

Click on the image above for a gallery of the event. More photos and results will be in the Sept. 16, 2011 issue of The Community News.

This post originally identified the runner as Sydney Cason. We regret the error.

Aledo falls to Lake Travis, 62-35

September 9, 2011 by Ken Hoover

The Spirit of Aledo warms up before the Lake Travis Game


Click here for a photo gallery from the Aledo-Lake Travis game.



Aledo took the opening kickoff and had to punt the ball to Lake Travis after one first down. Bishop to Gray for eight yards was the big play on the opening drive.

Lake Travis got the ball at their own 8-yard line and quickly got a first down, then another, and another, and eventually scored. 7-0 Lake Travis with 6:52 remaining in the first quarter.

Sports Calendar

Wednesday, September 17

  • Aledo Middle School JHG, JHB at Lipan Meet, 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 18

  • AHS JV at Crowley, 4:00 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall, Weatherford 9th grade center

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    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 JH at Harvest Christian Academy, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 19

  • AHS Varsity Boys Black at Bart Granger Memorial, Pecan Valley GC through Sept. 20

  • AHS at Cleburne;
    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 JV vs. CHANT - Christian Homeschool Athletes of North Texas at Aledo Middle School, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Harvest Christian Academy at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 20

  • Aledo Middle School, A Team Tournament at Weatherford Hall, times TBD

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Keller Central 9th grade Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Marcus II Invitational, Westlake Park in Hickory Creek, Texas 75065, 7:30 a.m.

Monday, September 22

  • Week of Sept. 22, Aledo Middle School at Burleson Hughes

Tuesday, September 23

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton 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.

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