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Ladycats drop bi-district opener at Little Elm, 3-0

April 30, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Little Elm pitcher Brittany Talley shut out the Aledo Ladycats, 3-0, Friday night in game one of the best-of-three Class 4A bi-district softball series at Little Elm.

Game two will be at 3 p.m. Saturday (May 1) at Aledo.

Game three, if necessary, will be played at 7 p.m. Monday, May 3, at Texas Woman's University in Denton.

Ms. Senior Parker County Pageant to be May 8

April 30, 2010 by Randy Keck

Nadeen Murphree/Special to The Community News: Contestants for the upcoming Ms. Senior Parker County Pageant, pictured at the annual Pageant tea held at Holland Lake nursing Center on Monday, April 26, are (from left) Pat Mehaffey, Ms. Emergency Response System; Linda Bagwell, Ms. Alpha Omega Hospice;

The ninth annual Ms. Senior Parker County Pageant will be 7p.m. Saturday, May 8 at the Weatherford College Alkek Auditorium.

Seven contestants are ready to woo the audience and judges. Each contestant will be judged on formal evening wear, talent and personal interview. The contestant selling the most tickets will win a prize.

WP Mayor sets "procedures" to citizen comments

April 29, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

Ken Hawkins had a lot to say Monday.

In the late afternoon the Willow Park Mayor addressed his decision to remove citizen comments from the agenda of city council meetings, but by Monday evening had come up with a solution to give what he called the correct procedure.

For the past two months, March and April, Hawkins used his mayoral power to remove the citizen comment portion of the city council agenda. The reason, he said, was because citizens were not addressing current agenda items.

Ross wins award in regional concrete canoe competition

April 29, 2010 by Randy Keck

Special to The Community News: Casey RossCasey Ross of Willow Park, a junior at The University of Texas at Tyler, was a member of the UT Tyler American Society of Civil Engineering Student Chapter that won several awards during the 2010 ASCE Texas-Mexico Regional Concrete Canoe Competition held in Austin.

With this year’s canoe entry, “The Force,”the 20-member team placed second overall in competition out of 10 teams, besting universities
such as Texas Tech University, Texas A&M University, UT Austin and UT El Paso. UT Tyler received second place in oral presentation, third place in technical design report, third in women’s endurance race, which Ross participated in, and first in the men’s endurance race.

Aledo academic team produces 3 individual, 4 team team championships at Region I meet

April 26, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

One-Act play also advances to state

The Aledo High School UIL academic team had three first-place individual finishes and four teams placing first this past Friday and Saturday (April 23-24) at the Region I UIL academic meet in San Angelo.

Also, AHS had six other individuals and one team qualify for the state meet with second and third place finishes.

AHS' One-Act play (Rimers of Eldritch) advanced to state competition, and Derek Shepherd was selected as the regional meet's 'Best Actor." Earning all-star cast from Aledo were Megan Lyles and Logan Rodgers, with Andrea Millard earning an honorable mention.

Ladycats to face Little Elm beginning Friday in bi-district softball playoffs

April 25, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

The District 6-4A softball co-champion Aledo Ladycats will face Little Elm, the third seed from District 5-4A, in a Class 4A, Region I best-of-three bi-district playoffs series beginning Friday, April 30.

Game 1 will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Little Elm, while game 2 is set for Saturday (May 1) at 3 p.m. at Aledo.

Game 3, if necessary, will be played at 7 p.m. Monday, May 3, at Texas Women's University in Denton.

The winner of the series will take on the winner of the Arlington Heights/Granbury series in the area championship.

Ladycats clinch share of District 6-4A championship with 12-0 win over Mineral Wells

April 23, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Bearcats win third in a row 10-2 at Mineral Wells

Coming back from a 1-2 start in District 6-4A action, the Aledo Ladycats completed district play by winning their 11th game in a row to clinch a share of the district championship after a 12-0 victory over Mineral Wells Friday night (April 23) at Mineral Wells.

The win gives the Ladycats a 12-2 district mark and 19-10 record overall. The Ladycats will share the district title with Birdville. The Lady Hawks defeated Brewer tonight to raise its 6-4A record to 12-2.

Willow Park Mayor talks raises, wastewater plant

April 23, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

There will be no raises for Willow Park city employees this year and talks are continuing in regards to a wastewater treatment plant in Aledo's ETJ.

*Also included is Willow Park city attorney Rider Scott advising the city council on the legalities of cameras in public meetings.

Pop artist views student artwork

April 23, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

KAT, a pop artist from Dallas, stopped by the Parker County Courthouse annex to pick out four pieces that will be on display at the Millan Gallery in Fort Worth next month.

Vassberg fires three-hitter in Bearcats' 14-1 victory over Saginaw

April 21, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Brann strikes out nine in Ladycats' 13-0 win over Lady Riders

Aledo senior pitcher Austin Vassberg limited Saginaw to just three hits while striking out three with one walk to lead the Bearcats to a 14-1 win over Saginaw Wednesday night in a District 6-4A contest at Saginaw.

The win raises the Bearcats' district record to 9-3. AHS will play next at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 23, at Mineral Wells.

Before Vassberg ever touched the mound the Bearcats gave the lefty a double-digit lead as Aledo scored 11 runs in the top of the first inning.

The Bearcats sent up 15 batters in the opening frame and swatted six hits and patiently worked four walks. All nine players in the batting order scored in the inning, with Lawton Rinker and Rylan Riney scoring twice.

Sports Calendar

Monday, December 29

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Moritz Auto Group Holiday Classic, Aledo

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fibermax Caprock Classic, Lubbock

Friday, January 2

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Maypearl at Aledo High School, A 4:00 pm and JV 5:30 pm.

Saturday, January 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua/Cleburne (Dark) at Cleburne, B 12:00 pm.

  • Aledo Soccer Alumni Game at Bearcat Stadium, Ladycats 12:00 pm and Bearcats 2:00 pm.

Tuesday, January 6

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

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

  • Aledo Bearcats at Boswell, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm.

Thursday, January 8

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Waxahachie 287 Tournament

  • Aledo Ladycats vs The Colony at Waxahachie Tournament, 7:30 pm. January 9 & 10 opponenet and time TBA.

  • Aledo Middle School Ladycats at Brewer. 7th Grade C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. 8th Grade C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School Bearcats vs Brewer Middle School. 7th at Aledo Gym 1, C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. 8th at Aledo MPC, C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. *District Game

Friday, January 9

  • Aledo Middle School Bearcats 7th & 8th A at Azle Junior High School Tournament.

  • Aledo Bearcat JV at Keller Timber Creek Tourny

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

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