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Ladycats fall at Waco Midway in volleyball season opener

August 10, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo sophomore Sarah Haeussler (7) elevates to send down a spike Monday night during the Ladycats loss at Waco Midway in the volleyball season opener.

Class 6A Waco Midway used a come back in game three to complete a sweep of the Aledo Ladycats Monday night in the volleyball season opener at Midway High School.

After a combination block by Aledo junior hitters Maddie Goings and Peyton Lambert increased AHS lead to 23-21 late in game three, Midway came back twice to tie the score before a pair of kills led the Pantherettes to a 26-24 win to seal the match.

Midway had taken game one, 25-12, and won 25-18 in game two.

Back to work for back-to-back champs

August 10, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo sophomore defensive tackle James Williams runs through a footwork drill Monday morning at Bearcat Stadium during the first practice of "two a day" workouts for 2015. The two-time defending state champion Bearcats will continue practices without pads through Thursday. Friday will be the first day in full pads, and the Bearcats will hold an intrasquad scrimmage at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15 at Bearcat Stadium. For a wrap up of the first week of workouts see the Aug. 14 issue of The Community News.

Catching on at Ladycats Softball Camp

August 6, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Camper Alana Smith snags a ball during an infield drill at the Ladycats Softball Camp held at the Aledo High School softball field. The camp concludes today.

Football season kicks off with Bearcats Football Camp

August 4, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Always a sign that football season is around the corner, the Aledo High School football coaching staff is holding the annual Bearcats Football Camp at the AHS practice fields and indoor facility. The camp began Monday and runs through Thursday. Shown is Jake Lewis, showing good form during a kickoff drill.

Goings Mile: Ladycats hold first workouts of 2015 season

August 3, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo Ladycats head volleyball coach Kathy Goings (far right) sends off the volleyball team on its annual mile run Monday morning at Bearcat Stadium. The run is part of individual testing done in the morning the day of the first practice. The Ladycats will take to the court for the first time in 2015 this afternoon. Shown heading the pack is Maddie Goings (purple shirt) and Erin Weiss (white shirt). The Ladycats will scrimmage at home at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Daniel Ninth Grade Campus gym.

Big hit by future Ladycat

July 21, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Presley Hull sends down a spike during a hitting drill Tuesday afternoon at the Ladycats Volleyball Camp at the Daniel Ninth Grade Campus gym. The camp runs through Thursday.

Preparing new home for AdvoCats Clothes Closet

July 14, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

From left, Jenna White, Lacey Wert and Jake Rose are painting a room at 203 East Oak Street in Aledo to prepare the property to be the new site for the Aledo AdvoCats Clothes Closet.

Working hard at Performance Course

July 14, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Gunter Jarvis pushes a sled during a drill Tuesday morning at the Aledo High School indoor facility during a Performance Course session. The late-morning session is conducted for boys in middle school grades. Girls and boys at the middle and high school levels will continue Performance Course at AHS this week, and the summer workout program will end at the end of the month.

Future Lady Eagle

July 1, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Belle Huffman focuses in on the basket during a shooting drill at the Lady Eagles Basketball Camp at Trinity Christian Academy. The four-day camp runs through Thursday.

Bearcats catcher Connor Duer earns THSBCA all-state honors

June 24, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo senior catcher Connor Duer, shown at the Class 5A state semifinal game, was selected to the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association all-state baseball team.

Duer was selected to the Class 5A all-state third team.

He will play baseball next year at Murray State University.

Sports Calendar

Saturday, October 10

  • TCA Varsity VS Immanuel Christian Academy at TCA; TBA

  • AHS at Flyin' Hawks Invitational at Hurst; 7:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 13

  • AHS at Cleburne

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Friday, October 16

  • AHS at Crowley

    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.

    JV, 6:30 p.m.

    9th A, 6:30 p.m.

    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Crowley Eagles, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, October 19

Tuesday, October 20

  • AHS VS Joshua at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Friday, October 23

  • AHS VS Burleson at AHS

    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 Burleson Elks at Bearcat Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at Nazarene Christian Academy; 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 27

  • AHS at Burleson Centennial

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Friday, October 30

  • AHS Varsity at Granbury Pirates, 7:30 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity VS Newman International Academy at TCA; 7:30 p.m.

Friday, November 6

  • AHS Varsity VS Cleburne Yellow Jackets at Bearcat Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

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