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Former Bearcat Ryan Christian scores record-setting touchdown for CFL's Toronto Argonauts

August 15, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Chad Owens caught two TD passes while Ryan Christian returned a kickoff a club-record 110 yards for another as the surprising Toronto Argonauts stunned the Montreal Alouettes 37-22 at Rogers Centre on Saturday night (Aug. 14), according to the Argonauts Web site (www.argonauts.ca).

Christian is a first-year player from TCU and a former Aledo Bearcat.

According to the Web site, Christian electrified the season-high Rogers Centre gathering of 22,311 at 2:08 of the second quarter, a play after Montreal had pulled to within 14-7.

Christian broke the Argos' record of 109 yards set by Terry Greer in 1981 and capped the play by summersaulting into the end zone. Video highlights: http://www.argonauts.ca/video/index

Ladycats finish 4-2 at Grapevine volleyball tournament

August 14, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

The Aledo Ladycats finished their first tournament of the season by sweeping pool play and winning one of three bracket games today (Saturday, Aug. 14) at the Grapevine tournament.

The Ladycats (5-3) will play next at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, at Class 4A No. 5 Red Oak.

The Ladycats opened bracket play today with a loss to The Colony, followed with a victory over Cleburne and fell to McKinney this afternoon.

On Friday in pool play, Aledo defeated Frisco Liberty, Richland and Arlington Sam Houston.

Open field tackle

August 14, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Aledo linebacker Gunner Johnson tackles Bryan Cox in the open field Saturday morning during the Bearcats intrasquad scrimmage. For more on the scrimmage, please see the Aug. 20 issue of The Community News.

Season tickets available the first day of school

August 12, 2010 by Randy Keck

The Aledo ISD has announced that season tickets can be picked up the first day of school (Aug. 23) at the Bearcat Store in the Administration Building, 1008 Bailey Ranch Road in Aledo.

Special teams

August 10, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Aledo Bearcats linemen run through drills Tuesday morning during a special teams session at Bearcat Stadium. Aledo will work out on Wednesday and Thursday in shorts and helmets (per UIL rule) before putting on the pads for the first time in 2010 on Friday. The freshman, junior varsity and varsity teams will scrimmage Saturday (Aug. 14) at either Bearcat Stadium or the practice field. The freshman scrimmage begins at 8 a.m., JV will start at 8:30 a.m. and the varsity will take the field at 9:30 a.m.

Ladycats split season-opening matches at Waco Midway

August 9, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Aledo sophomore setter Mallory Powell (20) and senior hitter Jordan Jacobs (15) put up the block during the Ladycats victory over Granbury Monday night at Waco Midway. The Ladycats swept Granbury but fell to Midway.

The Aledo Ladycats swept their afternoon match against Granbury but fell in the nightcap against Waco Midway Monday (Aug. 9) in season-opening matches at Midway High School.

The Ladycats swept Granbury, 25-12, 26-24 and 25-23. Game two was finished off by a kill from senior outside hitter Lindsey Baird, and the clinching game three was closed out by a kill from senior outside hitter Christa Daniel.

Towering Tyler

August 7, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Aledo 6-3 outside hitter Tyler Gromann sends down a spike during the Ladycats scrimmage against Weatherford Saturday morning at the AHS gym. The scrimmage was the final tuneup for AHS before beginning regular season play Monday (Aug. 9) in a dual match at Waco Midway. The Ladycats will face Granbury at 5:30 p.m. and play host Midway following the Granbury match.

Ladycats host Weatherford, WF Rider in Saturday home volleyball scrimmage

August 6, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Aledo Ladycats head coach Kathy Goings talks to her team Tuesday afternoon after practice. The Ladycats will host Weatherford and Wichita Falls Rider in a home scrimmage on Saturday (Aug. 7). Freshman, junior varsity and varsity matches all begin at 10 a.m. at the AHS gym.

Lady Eagles getting ready for season

August 4, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Trinity Christian Academy setter Lauren Bolin works on her game during a Lady Eagles volleyball practice at the TCA gym. TCA head coach Karen Mooney said the Lady Eagles will be young this season, but have approached the first week of two-a-day workouts with enthusiasm and focus. For more on the Lady Eagles, see the Aug. 6 issue of The Community News.

Eagles take flight

August 3, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Trinity Christian Academy head football coach Darrell LeJeune works with Eagles quarterbacks Tuesday morning at McCall Elementary School. The Eagles began two-a-day practices on Monday. TCA will hold its first scrimmage at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13, at Happy Hill Academy in Granbury. For more on the Eagles, see the Aug. 6 issue of The Community News.

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