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Aledo Bearcats Justin Breshears and Connor Bradham make All-State Academic Team

December 31, 2010 by Steve Keck

Aledo beats Lake Travis again! Fifteen Bearcats make the Class 4A All-State Academic team. Read all about it in the January 7, 2011 issue of The Community News.

Aledo Bearcats All-State Academics:

CONNOR BRADHAM 1st Team
JUSTIN BRESHEAR 1st Team
ROB BLOWERS 2nd Team
AUSTIN DORCHESTER 2nd Team
SEAN O'DONNELL 2nd Team
HUNTER POWELL 2nd Team
CLAY WOOTEN 2nd Team
NATHAN AYCOCK Honorable Mention
CAMERON CUNNINGHAM Honorable Mention
FREDERICK DAVIS Honorable Mention
DANIEL EDWARDS Honorable Mention
BRADLEY EVETTS Honorable Mention
TANNER LINN Honorable Mention
RYLAN RINEY Honorable Mention
THOMAS SMITH Honorable Mention

Gray Runs Wild as Aledo Goes Back-to-Back! The final tally is Aledo 69 La Marque 34. Final game story and stats are below.

December 17, 2010 by Eric Keck

We are coming at you live from Cowboys stadium in Arlington, and you need to look no further than Your Community News for all Bearcat Football coverage. Refresh your page often for the most up-to-date coverage.

55 minutes to kick-off and Aledo has taken the field for their pre-game warm-ups. The Division II 3A State Championship just ended with Carthage beating Cold Springs 47-22. The Bearcat nation is starting to file in.

They have pushed tonight's kick-off to 8:15.

Aledo wins the toss and elects to recieve. Gray and Cunningham are deep.

A three play 73 yard drive ends in a 52 yard pitch and catch from Matthew Bishop to Michael Mann. Frantz PAT is good and Aledo leads 7-0 with 11:07 left in the first quarter.

Meet the Loftin Twins

December 15, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Our annual Good News Issue doesn't come out until the end of the month, but that doesn't mean you have to wait to catch a good story. Here's a feature video of Haley and Hannah Loftin, twin athletes at Aledo High School.

The Good News Issue will be loaded with features from around the community.

La Marque Cougars seek sixth state title against Aledo

December 13, 2010 by Steve Keck

Aledo (15-0) and La Marque (12-3) are mirror images in a lot of respects. Both teams have a rich tradition of going deep into the playoffs. Aledo is seeking its third state title and second Class 4-A Division II title in a row.

La Marque has not advanced to the championship game since 2006, but is making its tenth trip overall seeking its sixth state crown. It wasn’t easy for the Cougars to get into the playoffs in tough District 24-4A. La Marque was the final playoff team in Division II to make the playoffs, and the only team still standing. Schools from District 24-4A have combined for a 14-3 record during the Class 4-A playoffs. Friendswood was knocked out by Lake Travis in the state semi-finals in Division I.

State...Here We Come! Aledo wins 29-27...Set to Defend the State Title in Cowboys Stadium - Final Game Stats are Below

December 10, 2010 by Eric Keck

We are almost under way. The anthem has been played and the Bearcats are set to recieve...the path to State has been paved!

Aledo punts it away after 1 first down. Poteet takes over at their own 20.

The defense stops Poteet on their first possesion. Cunningham muffs the punt but he does recover. Aledo takes over at their own 22 yard line.

Poteet forces another punt as Aledo's offense has yet to get going. The Pirates take over at their own 28.

Poteet missed a 37 yard field goal to give the ball to Aledo on their own 20 yard line.

As the 1st quarter turns to the 2nd, Aledo is forced to punt again. The ball does land inside the 5, so if Aledo holds here they will have great field position.

The Community News Pregame Show: Dec. 10, 2010

December 10, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Aledo Bearcats See what the basketball coaches have to say about their latest victories and their upcoming games. Both the boys and girls teams have tournaments this weekend.

You can also see a clip from the video feature that will be available over the Christmas holidays.

Gray wins inaugural award

December 9, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Aledo star running back Johnathan Gray can now associate his name with the great Tom Landry. Gray was presented with the Tom Landry Award for being the best high school football player in North Texas. The award, in its first year of presentation, is awarded to players that excell on and off the field.

Gray and Aledo head coach Tim Buchanan were handed the bronze award live on TXA 21 Thursday night. The award is a replica of Landry's signature fedora.

Bearcats win first game at home

December 7, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Aledo Basketball Follow the boys basketball game here. The most recent information will be at the top of the page. Remember to refresh often.

4th Quarter: Bearcats win 53-50. First win at home.

Cleburne down by six. 48-42 Bearcats with 55.06 seconds on the clock.

With 1:47 left to play in the game, Aledo has a 46-37 lead.

Timeout on the court with 4:40 to play in the game. Aledo leads 42-34.

Smith calls another timeout with 6:52 on the clock. Aledo now leads 35-28.

Aledo head coach Steve Smith calls a timeout after Cleburne adds two more points with 7:28 on the clock. Bearcats lead 33-26.

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Ladycats win, stay undefeated at home

December 7, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Aledo Basketball Follow the Ladycats game against Stephenville here. The latest information will be at the top of the page. Remember to refresh often for the latest updates

4th Quarter: Laycats win 59-50.

Timeout Stephenville. 58-47 Stephenville with 57.15 seconds on the clock.

With 1:20 left to play, Ladycats call a timeout. Aledo is leading Stephenville 56-45.

A small scuffle makes Aledo head coach Rusty Johnshon call timeout with 2:24 on the clock.

Timeout Stephenville with 2:30 left in the game. Ladycats lead 52-41.

With three minutes left in the game Aledo leas by 10, 49-39.

Ladycats now lead 47-37.

Timeout Aledo. Ladycats still lead 44-33 with 6:28 on the clock.

Bearcats Opponent and Ticket Information

December 6, 2010 by Steve Keck

Aledo’s opponent in the Class 4A state semi-final game in Mansfield is a surprise to almost everyone except Head Coach Randy Jackson. The once powerful Mesquite Poteet Pirates were a combined 1-19 over the past two seasons. Jackson completed an extreme makeover in the matter of a few months and transformed the Pirates into a powerful football team.

Poteet is 13-2 and has mowed down some pretty impressive teams this season. They play in one of the toughest districts in the area with Corsicana, West Mesquite, Waxahachie, and Ennis among others.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, April 2

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Cleburne

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Hughes at Burleson High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Granbury, 5:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 6

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Cleburne, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 7

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Middle School at District, Hall

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Cleburne, 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, April 9

  • Aledo Varsity at District Tournament at TCU, all day

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Kerr at Aledo High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 10

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Chisholm Trail

  • Aledo Bearcats at Joshua, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua at AHS Baseball Field, 5:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Everman, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 13

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Hall at Weatherford 9th Grade Center, 4:30 pm

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