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Down 0-2 in games, Centennial storms back to upset Ladycats in 5

October 27, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo sophomore defensive specialist Drew Gates bumps a pass to the front row Tuesday night during the Ladycats' 25-13, 25-21, 23-25, 23-25, 9-15 loss to Burleson Centennial in the District 8-5A volleyball finale at Centennial. The district-champion Ladycats finish the district season with a 13-1 record and a 37-10 overall mark.

Leading two games to none in a best-of-5 match against Burleson Centennial and looking to run the table in District 8-5A, the district-champion Aledo Ladycats were in excellent position to finish the league slate undefeated Tuesday night in the volleyball finale at Centennial.

Bearcats varsity game moved to Thursday

October 27, 2015 by Randy Keck

Due to weather concerns, the varsity football game at Granbury has been moved to Thursday night, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. in Granary Pirate Stadium.

Attempts are being made to reschedule JV and freshman games, but no details are available at this time.

District-champion Aledo Ladycats conclude 8-5A volleyball season today at Burleson Centennial

October 27, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo sophomore libero Allegra Rivas plays a ball during a recent match. The Ladycats will look for a perfect District 8-5A record when they conclude the regular season at 6:30 p.m. today at Burleson Centennial.

Hoping to once again run the table in District 8-5A play, the district-champion Aledo Ladycats will travel to Burleson to face Centennial at 6:30 p.m. today at the Centennial High School gym.

The junior varsity match will begin at 5:30 p.m. prior to the varsity match in the main gym.

Fans urged to vote for Donnie Evans of Aledo in contest

October 26, 2015 by Randy Keck

Donnie Evans has been nominated for the Ozarka North Texas FRESH Performance of the Week award, which honors the best and brightest underclassmen in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and is presented by Dave Campbell's Texas Football and Ozarka Natural Spring Water.

Donnie is one of four nominees for the weekly award, which is 100 percent decided by fan voting. The poll, located at, closes Friday at noon.

Best of luck to Donnie in the voting, and Go Bearcats!

Aledo's Harrison Tillman qualifies for 5A state cross county meet

October 26, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo junior long distance runner Harrison Tillman qualified for the Class 5A state cross country meet after finishing in 8th place this morning at the Region I cross country meet in Lubbock.

The Top 10 finishers at the regional meet advance to the state meet.

Tillman's time was 15:46.34. The Bearcats finished 11th as a team.

Other Bearcats competing at the meet include Kyle Gribble (16:34.89), Richard Reynolds (17:20.75), Avery Tilley (17:28.83), Zach Russell (17:34.44), Trevor Connelly (17:34.7) and Nathan Munafo (17:43.7).

Two Ladycats - Gracie Johnson and Sophia Sonnemann - competed as individuals at the girls' 5A Region I meet.

Oh, so close: TCA Lady Eagles fall to Westlake in 5 in TCAF state championship match

October 24, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Trinity Christian Academy hitter Alex Ross bumps a pass to the front row as libero Hannah Floyd gets into position Saturday night during the Lady Eagles 20-25, 25-20, 14-25, 26-24, 13-15 loss to Westlake Academy in the state championship match at TCA's Barber Gym.

Trinity Christian Academy head volleyball coach Jessica Sims has always said her 2015 team is a squad that never gives up no matter the circumstance.

Bearcats run through Burleson, 70-14, to take outright 8-5A lead

October 23, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo sophomore running back Donnie Evans (27) gets loose on a first-half touchdown run Friday night during the Bearcats' 70-14 victory over Burleson in a key District 8-5A game at Bearcat Stadium. Evans rushed for a game-high 237 yards and scored three touchdowns as Aledo takes sole possession of first place.

In a game that took five hours to complete thanks to a 2-1/2 hour lightning delay, the Aledo Bearcats rolled up 670 total yards on their way to a 70-14 victory over the Burleson Elks Friday night in a key District 8-5A contest at Bearcat Stadium.

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October 23, 2015 by Randy Keck

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TCA Lady Eagles reach state volleyball championship match with win over Nazarene

October 22, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Trinity Christian Academy setter Brianna Ludwig sets up hitter Erin Kalbfleisch Thursday night during the Lady Eagles' sweep of Nazarene Christian Academy in a TCAF Division I state semifinal match at TCA. The Lady Eagles will advance to the state championship match and face Westlake Academy at 7 p.m. Saturday at TCA.

Trinity Christian Academy outside hitter Erin Kalbfleisch sent down a match-high 11 kills and setter Brianna Ludwig recorded 25 assists to lead the Lady Eagles to a 25-10, 25-20, 25-17 victory over Crowley Nazarene Christian Academy Thursday night in a TCAF Division I state volleyball semifinal at TCA's Barber Gym.

Ladycats defeat Joshua to clinch district championship; Coach Kathy Goings honored after match

October 20, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Ladycats head coach Kathy Goings is surrounded by current and former players Tuesday night after Aledo's home win over Joshua. Aledo ISD Superintendent Derek Citty and Athletic Director Tim Buchanan gave Goings a plaque on behalf of the school district honoring the coach for her 600th win that she achieved last week at Cleburne. All 600 wins have been in Goings' 20 years at Aledo High School.

Aledo junior middle Maddie Goings recorded a match-high 11 kills and sophomore libero Allegra Rivas registered 13 digs to lead the Ladycats to a 25-10, 25-12, 25-21 victory over Joshua Tuesday in a District 8-5A match at the AHS gym.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, February 9

  • AHS at Burleson;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 8 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats at Burleson;

    Varsity- 8 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th- 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats scrimmage at Mansfield Legacy;

    Varsity- 6:15 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats vs. Burleson at AHS; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Burleson at AHS; 7:45 p.m.

Friday, February 12

  • AHS vs. Granbury at AHS;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Birdville HS Tournament; all day

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats at Granbury; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Granbury; 7:45 p.m.

Saturday, February 13

  • AHS at Lake Dallas Scrimmage;

    JV- 4 p.m.

    Freshman- 12 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats Scrimmage vs. Weatherford at AHS;

    Varsity- 12:30 p.m.

    JV- 11 a.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Lake Dallas at AHS Scrimmage; 12 p.m.

Monday, February 15

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at AHS; 7:30 p.m.

  • AHS JV Ladycats vs. Burleson at AHS; 6 p.m.

Tuesday, February 16

  • AHS at Cleburne;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

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