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Basketball update

January 9, 2013 by Randy Keck

Aledo girls basketball games originally scheduled for Jan. 15 at Arlington Heights High School have been changed to Monday, Jan. 14. Freshmen and JV play at 6 p.m. and varsity plays at 7:30 p.m.

Soccer Update

January 8, 2013 by Randy Keck

Aledo soccer games for the night of Tuesday, Jan 8 have been canceled.

Bearcats playing for tournament championship

December 29, 2012 by Randy Keck

The Aledo Bearcats are playing Converse Judson for the championship of the Moritz Holiday Classic at 3 p.m. today at the Aledo High School Gym. AHS Coach Steve Smith said Judson is the 10th ranked 5A team in the state, "and boasts several D1 prospects."

Football Banquet

December 11, 2012 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community NewsRandy Keck/The Community NewsBaker Roberson, left, received the Heart Award at the 2012 Football Banquet held Monday night at the Fort Worth Stockyards. For more information, see the Dec. 14 issue of The Community News. Click on the image above for a photo gallery from the event.

Denton Guyer defeats the Aledo Bearcats 42-30

November 23, 2012 by Ken Hoover

Two of the best teams in the 4A Football Playoffs meet today at Northwest ISD Stadium in Justin, TX. for the Area Championship.

Guyer won the coin toss and deferred. They chose to take the wind at their back in the first quarter.

Aledo will start at their own 25 yard line after Taco Anderson takes a knee in the end zone on the kickoff. 1 first down later they are forced to punt the ball to the Guyer Wildcats at their 34 yard line.

Two plays, first down Guyer. Three plays, first down Guyer. Finally Aaron Hinsley makes a tackle for a loss. The nest play is a long run to the Aledo 5 yard line, followed two plays later by a touchdown by the Wildcat quarterback. 7-0 Guyer.

Aledo has the ball at their 25 again after the kickoff. Once again they are unable to get a drive going. They punt the ball back to Guyer.

The Wildcats get the ball with good field position at their 48 yard line. Two plays, first down, one play first down. The ball is now at the Bearcat 27 yard line. A big play by Jordan Mittie backs the Wildcats up. Another big play to the big receiver is followed by a touchdown run, right up the middle for another Wildcat touchdown from 15 yards out. 14-0 Guyer with less than 2 minutes left in the first quarter.

Aledo gets a good kickoff return from Taco Anderson, but are forced to kick the ball again after a three and out.

Two plays later the Wildcats have scored again. They now lead the Bearcats 21-0 with 17 seconds left in the quarter.

Aledo falls to Lovejoy in state title game

November 17, 2012 by Randy Keck

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Lovejoy wins first game 16-25
First game - started out 2-3, but Lovejoy staying ahead. Lovejoy increased lead to 4-9 and coach Goings called time-out. Raygan McLelland and Mykah Wilson with kills and Aledo climbed back to 7-9 before Lovejoy went back ahead 7-13. Ladycats climbed back to 12-14 and a Lovejoy time-out. Aledo called a time-out at 12-17. Lovejoy came back to take the first game 16-25.

Lovejoy takes second game 17-25
Lovejoy opened second game with 0-4 lead before Aledo broke the drought, but Lovejoy scored two more, and took a 2-8 lead before Goings called time out. Lovejoy stayed on the offensive, jumping out to a lead of 3-13 before Briana Sharratt got a kill. At 4-14 Aledo got another score. At 5-16 Aledo called another time-out. Aledo started coming back, pulling to 8-17 when Lovejoy called time out. At 8-18 Aledo lost a tough point after two spectacular digs. Ladycats came back to 14-22. 15-23, 15-24, 16-24, 17-24 - Ladycats don't give up. Lovejoy time out. 18-24 before Lovejoy's final kill.

Third game

Aledo defeats Cleburne 45-7 in Bi-District Playoff Game

November 16, 2012 by Ken Hoover

A 7:30 kickoff coming up.....

Aledo will recieve to start the game. A short kick put the Bearcats in business at tgeir own 38 yard line.

Two first downs later they work from the Cleburne 38 yard line when a Pate Davis to Willie Gibson pass play covers 20 yards to the Yellow Jacket 18. The drive stalls, and the Bearcats settle for a Chance Nevarez Field Goal to take the lead at 3-0 with 8:13 left in the first quarter.

A nice defensive series by the Bearcats gets them the ball back at their 38 yard line. They are unable to move the ball, and a short punt gives the Yellow Jackets the ball at their 48 yard line.

On their first play, Brock Parker intercepts a pass and gets Aledo another shot from their 25 yard line.

Pate Davis breaks a 21 yard run for a first down at the 38. Jess Anders up the middle for another first down at the 48. Taco Anderson from Pate Davis to the 24.

Lots of Jess Anders is finished off by a 2 yard run by Pate Davis for the touchdown. PAT is good and the Bearcats lead is 10-0 in the second quarter.

Cleburne mishandles the kickoff and starts their possession inside their own 10 yard line. They are unable to move the ball much on offense.

Aledo takes over at the Cleburne 32. Pate Davis gets outside to the right side and takes the ball all the way to the Yellow Jacket's 12 yard line. Pate picks up another first down at the 2 yard line and Jess takes it in from there. 17-0 Bearcats after the Nevarez PAT.

Ladycats to play for state title on Saturday!

November 15, 2012 by Randy Keck

Aledo fell to Friendswood 21-25 in the first game of the state semifinal in Garland. Aledo came back to win the second, 25-23, and the third, 25-22. Friendswood came back to win the fourth game 19-25, but Aledo prevailed 15-11.

The Ladycats will play in the state championship game Saturday at 4:30 p.m. in Garland.

State semifinal volleyball game scheduled

November 11, 2012 by Randy Keck

The Aledo Ladycats will play the Friendswood Mustangs in the state 4A volleyball semifinal at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 at the Curtis Culwell Center, 4999 Naaman Forest Boulevard in Garland.

Student tickets are $5 and adult tickets are $10. A three-day tournament pass is $25 and a two-day pass is $18.


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Ladycats defeat Dumas for trip to state

November 10, 2012 by Randy Keck

The Aledo Ladycats defeated Dumas on Saturday, 25-16, 25-11, 25-9 to earn a trip to the state tournament at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland on Nov. 15-17. Check this site for game schedules, and check the Nov. 16 issue of The Community News for additional details and photos.

Ladycats heading to state!

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, August 26

  • AHS Varsity vs. Joshua at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS vs. Stephenville at Aledo;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 28

  • AHS Varsity at Volleypalozza Varsity Tournament through Aug. 30, times TBA

  • AHS JV at Joshua, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

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

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

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

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 5

  • AHS at Colleyville Heritage;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Christian Life Prep, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Faustina Academy, 7:00 p.m.

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