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Ladycats slip past Azle; Goings wins 400th career match

October 22, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Aledo head coach Kathy Goings is mobbed by Hannah Loftin, Jordan Jacobs and Christa Daniel after the Ladycats defeated Azle Friday night for Goings' 400th career victory. The win raises the Ladycats district mark to 13-0.

No. 10 Ladycats come back from two-game deficit to down Lady Hornets in 5

Aledo Ladycats head coach Kathy Goings probably thought she was going to win her 400th career victory on Tuesday in Aledo's district finale at home when her team fell behind 2-0 Friday night at Azle in a District 5-4A match.

Azle, fighting for its playoff life, was the better team on the floor in the first two games, downing the Ladycats by counts of 25-21, 25-14.

No. 1 Bearcats sting Hornets, 73-0

October 22, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo BearcatsIt was really no surprise that the Class 4A No.1 Aledo Bearcats defeated Azle, 73-0, in a District 5-4A contest Friday night at Azle.

Aledo all-state running back Johnathan Gray had his usual productive game with 183 yards on 19 carries and four touchdowns, and a Bearcats' 40-0 lead at the half also did not raise eyebrows.

But the Bearcat offense did show another side that may give future opposing defensive coordinators some sleepless nights as junior quarterback Matt Bishop connected on long touchdown passes of 45, 58, 40 and 39 yards, the latter to new varsity receiver Willie Gibson, a sophomore who was called up to varsity this week.

Aledo vs. Azle: Halftime Highlights

October 22, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Aledo BearcatsThe Bearcats lead Azle 40-0 at halftime. Johnathan Gray has scored his 100th career touchdown. Click below to watch highlights of the first half. Check back later tonight for a full report.

Aledo vs. Azle: Pregame warmups

October 22, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Aledo BearcatsThe Bearcats take on Azle tonight on the road in Tarrant County. Click below to watch the pregame warmups.

Aledo vs. Azle: Pregame Show

October 22, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Aledo BearcatsHow does everything look for the Bearcats as volleyball and football travel to Azle tonight? Click below and watch The Community News Pregame Show.

Ladycats clinch District 5-4A championship

October 19, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo head coach Kathy Goings one win away from 400th career victory

Paced by a match-high nine kills from middle hitter Breana Sharratt and 10 digs by libero Taylor Brown, the state-ranked No. 10 Aledo Ladycats clinched the outright District 5-4A title with a convincing 25-11, 25-9, 25-13 victory over Keller Timber Creek Tuesday night at Timber Creek.

The win raises the Ladycats overall record to 30-8 and 12-0 in district play. Aledo continues district action at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at Azle. A win would give Ladycats head coach Kathy Goings her 400th career victory.

Although the Ladycats clinched the district title, the team walked off the floor in unemotional fashion. Senior captain Jordan Jacobs explained why.

Ladycats can clinch District 5-4A championship with win today

October 19, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

No. 10 Aledo travels to Keller Timber Creek for 6:30 p.m. first serve

Needing just one win in their final three District 5-4A volleyball matches to wrap up the undisputed district championship, the state-ranked No. 10 Aledo Ladycats will travel to Keller Timber Creek today with a 6:30 p.m. start in hopes of securing the title.

The freshman and junior varsity games will begin at 5:30 p.m.

A win today for the Ladycats (29-8, 11-0 in 5-4A) combined with a victory at Azle on Friday will give Aledo head coach Kathy Goings her 400th career win.

No. 10 Ladycats defeat Boswell in four games in 5-4A volleyball match

October 16, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Aledo defensive specialist Shannon Taylor stretches for a dig in a recent district match as Christa Daniel (13), Taylor Brown (2) and Hannah Loftin (1) get into position. The state-ranked No. 10 Ladycats defeated Boswell, 3-1, to stay undefeated in 5-4A with an 11-0 mark.

Ladycats can clinch district championship with win on Tuesday

The state-ranked No. 10 Aledo Ladycats broke a 1-1 tie in games with consecutive victories to down Boswell, 25-9, 24-26, 25-12, 25-20, in District 5-4A volleyball action Friday night at the Aledo High School gym.

Gray rushes 303 yards, 5 TDs to lead Aledo over Boswell

October 15, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Bearcat StadiumBearcat Stadium (Video By Dominic Genetti)

Aledo junior running back Johnathan Gray rushed for a career-high 303 yards and scored five touchdowns to lead the Class 4A No. 1 Bearcats to a 63-17 victory over Boswell Friday night in a District 5-4A contest at Bearcat Stadium.

The win raises the Bearcats record to 7-0, and 4-0 in 5-4A, while Boswell drops to 3-1 in district play.

Aledo vs. Boswell: Halftime HIghlights

October 15, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Aledo BearcatsThe Bearcats lead Boswell 43-10 at the half. At that time, Johnathan Gray had 13 carries for 179 yards and 3 touchdowns. Bishop was 9 for 12 for 173 yards and two touchdowns. Rushing, Bishop had four carries for 59 yards and one touchdown.

At the half the Bearcats rushed for 238 yards and passed 173 for a total of 411 yards. Click below to watch halftime highlights.

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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