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Lake Dallas defeats Bearcats, 4-0, to square up playoff series

May 7, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Deciding third game at 2 p.m. Saturday (May 8) at Saginaw High School

The Aledo Bearcats had at least one runner on base in every inning but failed to score as Lake Dallas defeated AHS, 4-0, to knot up their best-of-three bi-district playoff series at a game apiece Friday night in Corinth.

The third and deciding game of the series will be played at 2 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday, May 8) at Saginaw High School.

Jonny Drozd earned the win with a complete-game effort, while Calvin Loftis took the loss.

The Bearcats had two runners on base in each of the first and second innings but failed to push a run across the plate. Matt Bishop and Lawton Rinker each singled in the opening frame with one out, but Drozd retired the next two Aledo batters to get out of the jam.

Aledo senior Eric Elsken wins state championship in computer science

May 7, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo High School senior Eric Elsken came away with the state championship in computer science today (Friday, May 7) at the Class 4A UIL state academic meet.

The state meet will continue today and conclude tomorrow (Saturday, May 8).

Also, AHS senior Anna Flinchbaugh finished fifth in editorial writing.
Currently - with only a few results posted - Aledo High School has recorded 17.25 points with Hallsville leading with 55 points.

Did you lose your keys?

May 7, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

House and car keys belonging to a GM vehicle were found along Royal View Road in Willow Park this morning.

The key ring includes house keys and a GM keyless entry remote with a missing button. If these are your keys, call the Community News at 817-441-7661.

O'Donnell's two-run double in 10th lifts Bearcats to 3-2 win

May 6, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Tony Eierdam/The Community News: The Aledo Bearcats baseball team dog piles on Sean O' Donnell moments after the junior hit a two-run double in the 10th inning to lift the Bearcats to a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Lake Dallas in game one of their best-of-three bi-district playoff series. Game two will be at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, May 7) at Lake Dallas.

Aledo junior Sean O'Donnell smashed a bases-loaded double in the bottom of the 10th inning that drove in Nils Smith and Zack Scott as the Bearcats came from behind to defeat Lake Dallas in 10 innings, 3-2, Thursday night in the opening game of a Class 4A, best-of-three bi-district playoff series at Bearcat Field.

Are you a good witch or a bad witch?

May 3, 2010 by Randy Keck

Auditions for “The Wizard of Oz” by L. Frank Baum, courtesy of Dramatic Publishing Company, will be held at Theatre Off the Square in Weatherford at 6:30 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, May 10-11, with callback auditions on Wednesday, May 12.

Theatre Off the Square is located at 114 N. Denton in Weatherford.

Casting call for this production is eight males, 13 females and many extras. All ages are welcome and encouraged to audition. Rehearsals begin on Monday, May 24, and show dates are July 16-18 and 23-25.

Hudson Oaks to host open house for National Police Week

May 3, 2010 by Randy Keck

The City of Hudson Oaks is celebrating National Police Week (May 9-15) with a special community event. On Monday, May 10, the city and the Hudson Oaks Police Department will host an open house at the Public Safety Building (150 N. Oakridge Drive) from 4-7 p.m.

National Police Week occurs annually during the week that includes May 15, which is designated as Peace Officers Memorial Day. At 5:30 p.m., during the open house event, the H.O.P.D. will hold a special ceremony honoring those officers who have sacrificed their lives in service to their communities.

Bearcats bi-district baseball playoff series with Lake Dallas begins Thursday in Aledo

May 3, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

The Aledo Bearcats will face the Lake Dallas Falcons in a Class 4A, Region I, best-of-three bi-district baseball playoff series beginning Thursday, May 6, in Aledo.

Game one will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Bearcat Field. Game two will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 7, at Lake Dallas.

Game three, if necessary, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at Saginaw High School.

Tickets at each venue will be $5 for adults and $3 for students. District 5-4A, District 6-4A and THSCA passes will be accepted.

Ten Ladycats and coach grab District 6-4A softball honors

May 3, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Tony Eierdam/The Community News: Aledo junior Carolyn Clayton, shown taking a cut during the Ladycats/Little Elm playoff game on Saturday, was selected as District 6-4A's Offensive Player of the Year. The Ladycats earned two other top honors as sophomore Kaci Brann was chosen co-Pitcher of the Year and head coach Jeff Lemons was selected co-Coach of the Year.

Aledo junior right fielder Carolyn Clayton, sophomore pitcher Kacie Brann and first-year head coach Jeff Lemons each picked up top All-District 6-4A awards and seven other Ladycats received 6-4A honors in a vote of league coaches.

Bearcats start title defense today with first spring practice

May 3, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Tony Eierdam/The Community News: Aledo quarterback Matt Bishop launches a pass during a drill this morning (Monday, May 3) at Bearcat Stadium during the Bearcats first spring football practice of 2010. Spring practices will run all month and conclude with the spring game on Friday, May 28.

Boswell defeats Bearcats, 8-3, in second-place tiebreaker game

May 1, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo to face Lake Dallas in bi-district playoffs

Boswell scored eight unanswered runs on its way to an 8-3 win over the Aledo Bearcats Saturday night in a District 6-4A second-place tiebreaker game at Saginaw High School.

The Bearcats will assume the district's third seed and play Lake Dallas - the second seed from District 5-4A - next week in a best-of-three bi-district playoff series. Bi-district playoffs begin on Thursday, May 6.

Check this site for information on the Aledo/Lake Dallas series.

The Bearcats jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Rylan Riney reached on an error and scored on a double to right-centerfield by Matt Bishop.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, January 27

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

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

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

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

Thursday, January 29

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

  • Aledo Middle School Bearcats vs Stephenville Henderson Junior High. 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 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

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