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Ladycats down Heights 2-1 to win Moritz Kia Tournament of Champions

January 17, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Down 1-0 at the half, Aledo scored a pair of second-half goals and goalkeeper Makenzie Covington turned back a late Fort Worth Arlington Heights charge as the Ladycats held off the Lady Jackets, 2-1, in the girls' championship match of the Moritz Kia Tournament of Champions Saturday night at Bearcat Stadium.

After the match, Ladycats senior defender Danielle Trought was selected as the tournament MVP.

Heights took a 1-0 lead with a goal at the 28:42 mark of the opening half that stood for the reminder of the half.

But with 26:05 left to play, Kristen Burns scored from point-blank range on a rebound to tie the match at 1-1.

The play began with a corner kick from Kaitlin Detherage.

Burleson stops Ladycats win streak; Bearcats fall to Elks

January 16, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Paced by a 21-point fourth quarter, Burleson stopped Aledo's 3-game district winning streak as the Lady Elks held off the Ladycats, 46-34, Friday night in a District 8-5A game at Burleson High School.

The loss - at the halfway point of girls' district play - drops the Ladycats to 4-3, while the win raises the Lady Elks' league mark to 5-2.

Rhylie Makawe led the Ladycats with 16 points and eight rebounds, with Kara Williams adding eight points.

Also scoring for the Ladycats were Hannah Haeussler with six points, and Rebekah Hissam and Cameron Huddleston, each with two.

Burleson 48, Bearcats 41

Ladycats reach Moritz Kia Tournament final with 5-1 win over South Hills; Bearcats fall in semis

January 16, 2015 by Tony Eierdam


Aledo forward Peyton Laughley fires a shot for the first goal of the Ladycats' 5-1 victory over South Hills Friday afternoon during the girls' semifinals of the Moritz Kia Tournament of Champions at Bearcat Stadium. The Ladycats will play for the tournament championship at 6 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 17) at Bearcat Stadium.

Aledo forward Peyton Laughley set the pace with an early score and AHS added four more goals as the Ladycats ran past Fort Worth South Hills, 5-1, Friday afternoon in the girls' semifinals of the Moritz Kia Tournament of Champions at Bearcat Stadium.

The win puts the Ladycats in the girls' championship match which will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 17) at Bearcat Stadium.

Wood receives Coach of the Year award

January 16, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo Bearcats head football coach Steve Wood received LaDainian Tomlinson's 1st Down Club of Fort Worth Coach of The Year Award last night during their annual banquet held at the Fort Worth Hilton Hotel.

Other nominees were Steve Lineweaver of Trinity HS, Todd Rogers of Argyle and Bob Wager of Martin HS.

Arrest made in cold case murder

January 14, 2015 by Randy Keck

From the Parker County Sheriff's Office

For updates to this story, see the Jan. 16 issue of The Community News.

The Parker County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation and assistance with the U.S. Secret Service and the Texas Rangers, made an arrest in a cold case homicide.

Pre-Aging CompositePre-Aging CompositeIn 2005, Bobbie Sue Hill was discovered in the 1300 block of Jenkins Road, in Aledo, in a creek bed near a bridge. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s autopsy revealed Hill had been murdered by manual strangulation.

Ladycats make statement with 56-51 win over Crowley; Bearcats fall to Eagles

January 13, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo guard Kara Williams (25) and post Hannah Haeussler (21) defend the lane Tuesday night during the Ladycats 56-51 victory over first-place Crowley at the AHS gym.

Cameron Huddleston scored 15 points and Kara Williams added 14 to lead the Aledo Ladycats to a 56-51 victory over Crowley Tuesday night in a District 8-5A basketball game at the AHS gym.

The win raises the Ladycats' district record to 4-2, while the loss drops Crowley to 4-2.

The Ladycats led 17-15 after the first quarter and built a 32-23 lead at the half.

Aledo outscored Crowley 15-9 in the fourth quarter to seal the win.

Crowley 62, Bearcats 42

Busy week for Aledo High School sports teams

January 12, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo junior guard Emily Unger sets up the offense on Jan. 9 during the Ladycats win over Everman at the AHS gym.

District basketball and home tournament soccer action are on slate this week as Aledo High School and AMS sports teams enjoy a busy week.

On Tuesday, the AHS basketball teams will continue District 8-5A play at home against Crowley.

The Bearcats and Crowley will tip off at 6:30 p.m. at the AHS gym followed by the Ladycats/Crowley contest at approximately 8 p.m.

Ladycats move to 3-2 in 8-5A after 53-33 win over Everman; Bearcats fall to Bulldogs

January 9, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Freshman post Sarah Haeussler scored a game-high 17 points and sophomore guard Cameron Huddleston added 12 to lead the Aledo Ladycats to a convincing 53-33 victory over Everman Friday night in a District 8-5A contest at the AHS gym.

The win raises the Ladycats' district mark to 3-2 and puts the AHS ladies in a second-place tie. The loss drops the Lady Bulldogs to 0-5.

The Ladycats jumped out to a 13-2 lead and never looked back. AHS led 25-13 at the half and took a 40-21 lead into the fourth quarter.

Also scoring for the Ladycats were Rhylie Makawe with seven points, Hannah Haeussler with six, Hannah Berkovsky with five, and Treva Davis and Kara Williams, each with three.

Everman 51, Bearcats 41

Aledo hoops teams to host Everman today as District 8-5A play continues

January 9, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo senior guard Dawson Gates looks down low during the Bearcats loss to Centennial on Tuesday. The Bearcats and Ladycats will continue District 8-5A play today against Everman at the AHS gym. The boys game will start at 6:30 p.m. followed by the girls contest at approximately 8 p.m.

District 8-5A basketball action continues today at the Aledo High School gym when the Bearcats and Ladycats host Everman.

The Bearcats and Bulldogs will tip off at 6:30 p.m. at the AHS gym.

Aledo will bring a 1-1 district mark into the contest, while Everman (2-0) tries to stay on top of the league standings.

The Ladycats and Lady Bulldogs will tip off after the boys' game at approximately 8 p.m.

Police chief confirms Compass bank robbery

January 8, 2015 by Randy Keck

Willow Park Police Chief Brad Johnson has confirmed that the Compass Bank branch near Ranch House Road and I-20 was robbed Thursday afternoon.

"Shortly after 2 p.m. on Thursday, 01/08/2015, a black male entered the Compass Bank on Interstate 20 in Willow Park. The male, through a note and conversation, claimed to be armed and demanded money. Upon receiving an undisclosed amount of cash the male fled northbound from the bank," Johnson said in a release Thursday evening.

Johnson said police arrived on the scene in just over a minute, and conducted a search of the area around the bank.

Sports Calendar

Friday, January 30

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo High School, JV 5:00 pm, A 6:30 pm and Varsity 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo High School, JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm and Freshmen 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Centennial at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Saturday, January 31

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Centennial/Everman (Light) at Aledo High School, B 12:00 pm.

Tuesday, February 3

  • Aledo Bearcats at Everman, JV 5:00 pm, A 6:30 pm and Varsity 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Everman, JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm and Freshmen 8 pm. *District Game

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

  • Aledo Varsity vs. Everman at Bearcat Stadium, Ladycats 5:30 pm, Bearcats 7:00 pm. *District Game

Friday, February 6

  • Aledo Bearcats at Crowley, JV 5:00 pm, A 6:30 pm and Varsity 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Crowley, JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm and Freshmen 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Crowley at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

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

Saturday, February 7

  • Aledo Bearcats vs Centennial/Granbury (Light) at Everman, B 12:00 pm.

Tuesday, February 10

  • Aledo Bearcats vs Burleson at Aledo High School, JV 5:00 pm, A 6:30 pm and Varsity 8 pm. *District Game

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