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Saturday Election Results

May 8, 2010 by Randy Keck

Final Voting Results

City of Aledo

Mayor
Kit Marshall - 204

Martin Siegmund - 35

Aledo ISD

School Board Place 4
Bill Barksdale - 195
Steve Bartley - 382
Ed Huddleston - 154
David Tillman - 267

Annetta - Annetta South

Consolidation election
For - 76
Against - 151

Willow Park

Place 3
Barry Brown - 252

Marvin Glasgow - 144

Place 4
Mark Hickerson - 209

Cindy Neverdousky - 186

Place 5
Hale Alderman - 245

David Carlisle - 158

Bearcats eliminated from Class 4A baseball playoffs

May 8, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Late Aledo rally in game three falls short as Lake Dallas moves on after 4-2 win

Aledo scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning but the rally fell short as Lake Dallas defeated the Bearcats, 4-2, to win the third and deciding game of a Class 4A bi-district playoff series Saturday afternoon at Saginaw High School.

Senior Ryan Conn took the loss for AHS, while Brandon Cogbill was the winning pitcher for the Falcons, who will advance to the area round against Mansfield Legacy.

The Bearcats trailed 4-1 as the game moved to the bottom of the sixth inning. Aledo loaded the bases with one out as Sean O'Donnell swatted a single and Austin Lawler and Rylan Riney each drew a walk.

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.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, March 3

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats JV at Waxahachie JV Tournament at Waxahachie Country Club.

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

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

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

Wednesday, March 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity Orange at Glen Rose Invitational at Squaw Valley Golf Course Links Course.

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.

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Boswell
    Aledo Middle School at Stephenville

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Brock at Brock High School, 4:30 pm

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

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