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Aledo defeats Byron Nelson 50-7

October 7, 2011 by Ken Hoover

The opening kickoff from Byron Nelson went through the west end zone and Aledo took over on their 20-yard line.

Following a seven-yard pass to Willie Gibson on first down, Johnathan Gray went 73 yards for the first score in the game. The Nevarez PAT was good and Aledo led 7-0.

Byron Nelson made three quick first downs on their first six plays to the Aledo 38. The Bearcats held on third down to force a fourth-and-three at the 31. Shea Wood broke up a pass and Aledo took over on downs.

A Gray carry for 22 yards followed by a Matt Bishop keeper, then Bishop for 25 more. Michael Mann caught a 15-yard reception. Two Gray carries later, the second for a touchdown, a PAT is good and it's Aledo 14, Byron Nelson 0 with 4:30 remaining in the first quarter.

Two first downs then a long scoring pass from quarterback Andrew Mitchell to Dezmon Gassaway got Byron Nelson on the scoreboard, 14-7 Aledo.

Aledo started at their own 20 after another deep kick and touchback. A 20-yard completion from Bishop to Mann and a Johnathan Gray nine-yard run took us to the end of the quarter.

Second Quarter

Aledo was held and had to punt to Nelson, who took the ball at their 20-yard line. Aledo's Jonny Carter took an interception back to the Byron Nelson 15-yard line.

After a penalty backed the Bearcats up to the 20-yard line, a flair pass to Johnathan Gray turned into a 20-yard score. Devan Watts ran left and made it into the end zone on a broken play, for the two-point conversion, making it 22-7 Aledo.

Big game coming up for Ladycats

October 6, 2011 by Randy Keck

The Aledo Ladycats will face their main district nemesis, Byron Nelson, in volleyball on Friday. Local sports fans are encouraged to go to the game and support their local team prior to the Aledo-Byron Nelson football game. JV action begins at 5:30 p.m. and the varsity game starts at 6:30 p.m. in the AHS gym. Freshman games will also be played at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the practice gym.

The Aledo Ladycats score a point against Springtown on Sept. 30, 2011. The jump serve is by Shannon Taylor and the kill is by Mykah Wilson.

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.

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.

7C defeats Weatherford Tison 18-0

September 21, 2011 by Randy Keck

Aledo Middle School 7C team defeated Tison 18-0 on Tuesday, Sept. 21.

Randy Keck/The Community News: Layne Hutson (82), Robert Myers (5) and William Collins (12) pursue a Weatherford Tyson ball carrier in the 7C win on Tuesday. Click on the picture for a gallery of photos from the game.Randy Keck/The Community News: Layne Hutson (82), Robert Myers (5) and William Collins (12) pursue a Weatherford Tyson ball carrier in the 7C win on Tuesday. Click on the picture for a gallery of photos from the game.

Jeremy Slemmons scores a touchdown for the Aledo 7C team against Weatherford Tison on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

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.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, September 16

  • AHS Varsity Girls Orange at Mansfield Varsity Invitational, Glen Gardens, 8:00 a.m.

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

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Mineral Wells JH at Aledo 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.

  • Aledo Middle School at Mineral Wells JH, MWHS Ram Stadium;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 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.

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

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

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