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Classes to be delayed Wednesday

February 24, 2015 by Randy Keck

Aledo ISD classes will be delayed two hours on Wednesday, Feb. 25.

Tuesday classes canceled in Aledo ISD

February 23, 2015 by Randy Keck

Aledo ISD Superintendent Derek Citty has announced that Aledo schools will continue to be closed Tuesday, Feb. 24 due to icy road conditions.

Monday classes canceled in Aledo ISD

February 22, 2015 by Randy Keck

Aledo ISD Superintendent Derek Citty has announced that there will be no classes in Aledo ISD on Monday, February 23 due to inclement weather. Watch this site for any further announcements.

Ladycats win shootout to stay on top of 8-5A soccer standings; Hayes' late goal gives Bearcats 1-0 win

February 20, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo forward Sydney Laughley scored the game-winning goal in the shootout and Makenzie Covington came up with four saves in the extra session as the Ladycats defeated Joshua, 2-1, Friday night in a District 8-5A match at Joshua.

The "penalty-kick win" keeps the Ladycats in first place by two points over the second-place Lady Owls.

Sydney Barb and Peyton Laughley each scored a goal in the penalty kick session.

The Ladycats took a 1-0 lead less than three minutes into the contest when Peyton Laughley's shot from 12 yards out bounced off the right goal post, straddled down the goal line and spun into the net.

Joshua tied the scored six minutes into the second half as the game went scoreless from that point until the shootout that was won by Aledo, 3-2.

Bearcats 1, Joshua 0

Meet The Ladycats, Bearcats Night will be Monday at AHS fields

February 20, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

The defending state-champion Aledo Ladycats softball team and the defending state-champion Aledo Bearcats baseball team will host "Meet The Ladycats and Bearcats Night" at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23 at the AHS softball and baseball fields.

In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved to the AHS Indoor Facility.

The players will autograph posters, and boys and girls are welcome to bring balls that can be signed.

Bearcats close out season with 49-33 victory over Cleburne

February 17, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo senior post Nicholas Losos (32) fires a jumper during the Bearcats' 49-33 win over Cleburne Tuesday night at the AHS gym in the District 8-5A finale. Losos finished with a game-high eight rebounds.

Aledo guard Braxton McCoy scored 16 points and Dawson Gates and Brevin McCoy each added nine to lead the Bearcats to a convincing 49-33 victory over Cleburne Tuesday night in the District 8-5A finale at the AHS gym.

The Bearcats closed the season on a two-game winning streak and a final district mark of 6-8.

Bearcats close out season today at home on Senior Night against Cleburne

February 17, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

The Aledo Bearcats will conclude the 2014-15 basketball season at 6:30 p.m. today at home against Cleburne in the boys' District 8-5A finale.

Prior to tip off, Aledo seniors Braxton McCoy (above photo), Luke Bishop, Dawson Gates, Hunter Cox and Nicholas Losos will be honored on Senior Night.

No. 7 Trimble Tech eliminates Ladycats, 64-47

February 16, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

State-ranked No. 7 Fort Worth Trimble Tech raced out to a 20-10 lead and never looked back as the Lady Bulldogs ran past the Aledo Ladycats, 64-47, Monday night in a girls' Class 5A, Region I bi-district playoff basketball game at Chisholm Trail High School.

With the win, Trimble Tech will advance to the area round.

With a 10-point cushion to begin the second quarter, the Lady Bulldogs (32-4) stretched their lead to 37-25 at the half.

But to begin the third quarter Aledo went on a 9-5 run - paced by six points from senior post Rhylie Makawe and a three-pointer from sophomore guard Cameron Huddleston - to cut Tech's lead to 42-34 with 4:10 remaining in the period.

Aledo Ladycats vs Trimble Tech Live Coverage

February 16, 2015 by Randy Keck

Live Blog Girls Basketball - Bi-District vs Trimble Tech
 

Tough task: Ladycats open 5A playoffs today against No. 7 Trimble Tech

February 16, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo sophomore guard Cameron Huddleston (33) looks to pass during a recent game. The Ladycats will face state-ranked No. 7 Trimble Tech at 7 p.m. today in a girls bi-district playoff game at Chisholm Trail High School.

The Aledo Ladycats will open the Class 5A playoffs against No. 7 Fort Worth Trimble Tech at 7 p.m. today at Chisholm Trail High School.

Tickets at the gate will be $5 for adults and $3 for students.

The Ladycats (15-17) come into the contest after falling in a third-place tiebreaker game on Friday, giving Aledo the fourth seed in the playoffs from 8-5A.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, March 5

  • Aledo Ladycats JV at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at A&M Consolidated Tournament, College Station, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Southwest and Arlington Heights Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Granbury Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Weatherford Tournament, Times TBA.

Friday, March 6

  • Aledo Varsity at Chisholm Trail Tournament, all day

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at Bearcat Brawl at Split Rail Links and Golf Club.

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

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

Monday, March 9

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

Thursday, March 12

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Abilene Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Boswell Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Richland Tournament, Times TBA.

Monday, March 16

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Orange at Brock High School Tournament at Canyon West Golf Course.

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

Tuesday, March 17

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats JV at Lake Ridge JV Tournament at Mansfield National Golf Course.

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

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

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

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