Tony Eierdam/The Community NewsAledo quarterback Luke Bishop throws a pass Tuesday morning during the Bearcats first spring practice of 2014. The spring game will be Friday, May 23 at Bearcat Stadium.
Dates, places and times of the Aledo High School softball and baseball playoffs series have been set.
Both will be a best-of-3 series format.
The state-ranked No. 9 Ladycats will face Trophy Club Byron Nelson in a Class 4A, Region I area series. Game one will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Aledo, with game two scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday at Byron Nelson. Game three, if necessary, will be played at 2 p.m. Saturday at Byron Nelson.
The Bearcats will face Crowley in a Class 4A, Region bi-district series. Game one will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Crowley, with game two set for 7:30 p.m. Friday at Aledo. Game three, if necessary, will be played at 1 p.m. Saturday at Aledo.
Aledo's Brittney Trought won the girls' 100- and 300-meter hurdles and ran a leg of the Ladycats state-qualifying 4x100 sprint relay team, and Bearcats sprinter Ryan Newsome won the boys' 100-meter dash Saturday at the Class 4A, Region I track meet in Abilene.
Danielle Trought also qualified for the state meet with a second-place finish in the girls' 100-meter hurdles.
The top two finishers at the regional meet qualify for the state meet in Austin.
Brittney Trought and Danielle Trought teamed up with Peyton Lambert and Kia Jordon to place second and qualify for state in the girls' sprint relay (4x100).
The Class 4A state track and field meet will be held Friday, May 9, at Mike Meyers Stadium on the campus of the University of Texas in Austin.
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State-bound Aledo High School athletes in golf and tennis were given a sendoff by the AHS students Friday afternoon at the school. Shown leading the parade of the state-bound athletes are Logan Lambert, Erik Meendsen, Savannah Moody and Taryn Pittman. Students lined the AHS hallway between the gym and front entrance, and the cheerleaders cheered and the band played the fight song throughout the procession. The AHS teams will play in their respective state tournaments beginning Monday in Austin.
The District 7-4A softball champion Aledo Ladycats will face Crowley at home on Friday, April 25 in a Class 4A, Region I bi-district playoff game.
The first pitch will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Aledo High School softball field.
The winner of the Aledo/Crowley bi-district playoff game will face the winner of the Byron Nelson/Chisholm Trail bi-district playoff series in the area round.
Join us for live coverage of Aledo Bearcat and Aledo Ladycat soccer on Tuesday from Northwest Stadium. Ladycats play Birdville at 6 p.m. Bearcats play Denton Guyer at 8 p.m. Take your smartphone and join in at the link below:
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Aledo's Carl Williams clears the bar at the Bearcat Relays held in Aledo on Friday, March 21. Find results and coverage in the March 28 issue of The Community News.
Click on the photo for a gallery of additional images from the meet.
The Aledo Lady Cat soccer team will play for the district championship tonight against Boswell at 7:30. Boswell won the first meeting 2-1 last month. Aledo needs to win by 2 goals to make up the point differential to claim the district title.
The match will be held at Boswell High. The address is: 5805 Bailey-Boswell Road, Fort Worth, TX 76179
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Don't worry if you can't be in two places at one time. The Community News will offer live coverage of both the Ladycats' playoff against Cleburne and the Bearcats' playoff against Everman on Tuesday night. Click the window below to join the action about 7 p.m. On Tuesday,
Photo Credit: Jeff GrimmThe Aledo Bearcats will face Everman in bi-district basketball action at 7 PM Tuesday, February 18 at Brewer High School. Tickets will be five dollars for adults and three dollars for students.