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State championship football tickets on sale now

December 15, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Tickets for the Class 5A Division I state football championship game between the Aledo Bearcats and Temple Wildcats are on sale at the Aledo ISD administration building and Aledo High School.

The game will kick off at noon on Saturday at AT&T Stadium (formerly Cowboys Stadium) in Arlington.

Tickets (presale $12 for adults and $6 for students) will be on sale at the administration building from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

Presale tickets at the high school will be on sale from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday and from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Friday.

All tickets at the gate will be $15, and parking is $10.

Tickets can also be purchased on line at http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0C004D38BC199F70.

No. 1 Bearcats blow out John Tyler, 44-14, to advance to state championship game

December 13, 2014 by Tony Eierdam


Aledo senior running back Jess Anders (23) breaks into the open field Saturday during the Bearcats 44-14 win over John Tyler in the Class 5A, Division I state semifinals.

Aledo quarterback Luke Bishop and running backs Jess Anders and Isaiah Mallory combined for 348 yards rushing to lead the No. 1 Aledo Bearcats to a decisive 44-14 victory over Tyler John Tyler Saturday afternoon in a Class 5A, Division I state semifinal at E.H. Hanby Stadium in Mesquite.

The win advances the Bearcats (14-1) to the state championship game against Temple, a 76-35 winner over Austin Vandegrift in the other semifinal.

Live Coverage - Aledo vs. Tyler

December 11, 2014 by Production

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No. 1 Bearcats vs. JT: Must see football

December 11, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

As I See It
By Tony Eierdam

It is Class 5A’s version of Southlake Carroll vs. Trinity.

The Class 5A No. 1-ranked Aledo Bearcats have advanced to the state semifinals for the fifth time in the last six years, but on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Hanby Stadium in Mesquite they will face arguably their toughest opponent in that time span in the Tyler John Tyler Lions, the “bullies” of East Texas.

Of course, I jest about using the word bullies, and in the time I spent in East Texas covering sports JT was always good, and at the same time classy and sportsmanlike.

But make no mistake: They have always been feared, and this year is no exception.

Makawe's double double, Aledo defense propel Ladycats past Granbury, 42-27

December 9, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo senior post Rhylie Makawe scored 15 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead the Ladycats to a convincing 42-27 victory over the Granbury Lady Pirates Tuesday night in the District 8-5A girls' basketball opener at Granbury.

Makawe was also one part of a mix of brilliant Aledo defenders.

The Ladycats were so strong defensively that they held Granbury scoreless for eight minutes one two occasions - the first from the end of the opening period until the end of the second quarter, and again from the beginning of the third quarter until the beginning of the fourth period.

"You ask me who stood out on defense?" Ladycats head coach Mike Pinkerton said. "All five ladies who were on the floor.

Ladycats open District 8-5A hoops play today at Granbury

December 9, 2014 by Tony Eierdam


Aledo sophomore guard Cameron Huddleston (33) gets into a defensive position during a recent game. The Ladycats will open District 8-5A play at 6:30 p.m. today at Granbury.

The Aledo Ladycats basketball team will begin District 8-5A play today at Granbury against the Lady Pirates.

The varsity game will begin at 6:30 p.m. The junior varsity and freshman contests will begin at 5 p.m.

Bearcats come back to defeat Randall 47-29

December 5, 2014 by Randy Keck

By Tony Eierdam
The Community News

Down 21-13 at the half, the Aledo Bearcats scored five second-half touchdowns on their way to a 47-29 victory over Canyon Randall Friday night in a Class 5A Division I Region I final at Tiger Stadium in Snyder.

The Bearcats will advance to the state semifinals and face Tyler John Tyler at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Mesquite's E.H. Hanby Stadium.

Bearcats head coach Steve Wood said there was no rousing speech in the locker room at halftime.

"We did not panic at halftime," Wood said. "And I didn't give any 'fire and brimstone' speech because I didn't want them to panic."

Live Coverage - Aledo vs. Randall

December 4, 2014 by Production

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Aledo's Cheyenne Knight named to AJGA Junior All-American Team

December 2, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Cheyenne Knight played last week in the Polo Junior Golf Championship held at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. During this AJGA event they announced the Rolex Junior All-American Team from the American Junior Golf Association. The AJGA has Junior members from all over the World. Cheyenne is currently ranked 29th in the Rolex Ranking system. During the Tournament banquet the top 48 players were announced as being named to the Rolex Junior All-American Team.

No. 1 Bearcats hold off Del Valle in 37-21 regional semifinal win

November 28, 2014 by Randy Keck

Aledo will face Canyon Randall at 7 p.m. Friday in Snyder for Regional Final

By Tony Eierdam

Aledo senior quarterback Luke Bishop and senior running back Jess Anders each ran for a pair of touchdowns to lead the No. 1 Bearcats to a 37-21 victory over El Paso De Valle Friday afternoon in a Class 5A Division I Region I semifinal in Midland.

Bishop scored on TD runs of 27 and 2 yards as Aledo built a 23-6 lead at the half.

The other Aledo first-half points came on a 13-yard return to the end zone by Sam Holzschuh after a blocked punt, and the Bearcats earned 2 points on a return to the end zone after a blocked extra point by Patrick Peek.

Del Valle cut the lead to 23-14 before Anders was inserted into the game for the first time in the third quarter.

Sports Calendar

Saturday, September 5

  • AHS at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament; TBA

Tuesday, September 8

  • AHS VS Richland at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Everman; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity VS Waco Methodist at TCA, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 10

  • AHS at James Smith Invitational at Midlothian; 8:15 a.m.

  • AHS JV VS Everman at AHS; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at UME Prep, 6:30 p.m.

Friday, September 11

  • AHS at Granbury

    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.

    JV, 6:30 p.m.

    9th A, 6:30 p.m.

    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Monterrey Tech Boragos at Bearcat Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity VS St. Paul's Preparatory Academy at TCA; 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 15

  • AHS VS Everman at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Crowley; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity VS North Dallas Adventist at TCA, 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 17

  • AHS JV VS Crowley at AHS; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at Newman, 5:30 p.m.

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