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Bearcats blow out Monterrey Tech, 49-0

September 12, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Tony Eierdam/The Community News: Aledo senior quarterback Luke Bishop (4) nears the end zone on his two-point conversion run Friday night during the Bearcats 49-0 victory over Monterrey Tech at Bearcat Stadium. Bishop threw for three touchdowns.

Aledo senior quarterback Luke Bishop threw for three touchdowns and added a two-point conversion run to lead the Class 5A No. 4 Bearcats to a convincing 49-0 victory over Monterrey (Mexico) Tech Friday night at Bearcat Stadium.

The win raises the Bearcats record to 2-1. Aledo will enjoy an open date next week and open District 8-5A play on Friday, Sept. 26 at home against Joshua, which is also Homecoming Night.

"It feels good to get our first win at home," Bearcats head coach Steve Wood said. "I thought we ran our offense well, and anytime you get a shutout on defense you have to be pleased."

The Bearcats scored on their first drive and led 21-0 after the first quarter. Aledo's first touchdown came on a 60-yared touchdown pass from Bishop to senior receiver Toby Gray, who broke two tackles on his way to the end zone. The PAT kick was wide as AHS led 6-0.

The Bearcats found the end zone again on their second drive. Running back Isaiah Mallory capped an eight-play, 83-yard drive with a two-yard TD run off left tackle. Bishop ran in the two-point conversion, diving into the end zone to give the hosts a 14-0 advantage.

Linebacker Ryan Heiss intercepted a Tech pass to set up the next Aledo score.

Live Blog: Aledo vs. Prepa Tec

September 12, 2014 by Randy Keck

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Meet The Ladycats at 3:45 p.m. Friday at AHS gym

September 11, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

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The Aledo Ladycats will host ‘Meet The Ladycats’ from 3:45-4:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12 at the Aledo High School gym. There will be face painting and posters for autographs available. At 5:30 p.m. at the AHS gym, the state-ranked No. 4 Ladycats will begin District 8-5A play against rival Granbury in the first of two matches between the schools in the district play.

Ladycats down Richland; district play begins Friday

September 9, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo middle hitter Maddie Goings sent down a match-high 17 kills and Madison Lopez recorded 20 digs with Tyler Lucas adding 18 digs to lead the Class 5A state-ranked No. 4 Ladycats to a 25-21, 25-21, 25-19 win over Class 6A Richland Tuesday night in the non-district volleyball finale at the Richland High School gym.

The win raises the Ladycats record to 22-7.
Also standing out at the net for Aledo was freshman outside hitter Sydney Casey, who added nine kills, and sophomore setter Erin Weiss, who registered a match-high 29 assists.

The Ladycats will open District 8-5A play at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12 at home against No. 7 Granbury.

For the complete story, and for comments from head coach Kathy Goings, see the Sept. 12 issue of The Community News.

Aledo freshman football games at Central Junior High moved to Wednesday

September 9, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

The Aledo High School ninth-grade football games at Central Junior High School in Euless have been moved to Wednesday, Sept. 10.
The Bearcats freshman Black team will face Central ninth grade B at 5 p.m. with the Bearcats freshman Orange game against Central ninth grade A scheduled to kick off at 7 p.m.
Central Junior High School is located at 3191 W. Pipeline Road in Euless.

Animal Shelter offering special on kitten adoptions

September 9, 2014 by Randy Keck

California Bishop Amat runs past Bearcats, 42-7

September 5, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

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Aledo running back Isaiah Mallory (26) splits a pair of defenders during the Bearcats 42-7 loss to Bishop Amat of La Puente, Calif. Friday night at Bearcats Stadium. Mallory, who rushed for 161 yards on 29 carries, scored Aledo's lone touchdown.

Bishop Amat from La Puente, Calif. jumped out to a 21-0 lead by scoring three different ways - with a rushing touchdown, a blocked punt returned for a TD and by reaching the end zone through the air - en route to a 42-7 win over the Class 5A No. 1 Aledo Bearcats Friday night at Bearcat Stadium.
The loss evens the Bearcats record at 1-1. The Bearcats will play next at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12 at home against Monterrey (Mexico) Tech.
After racing out to a three-touchdown lead, Amat closed the first-half scoring on a one-yard plunge up the middle by running back Anthony Camargo for his second TD and a 28-0 lead.
Amat added two more scores in the second half, the first on a 10-yard pass from quarterback Damian Garcia to receiver Brandon Morales, and the second for a 42-0 lead on a 12-yard pass from Garcia to Brandon Arconado.
The Bearcats got on the board in the fourth quarter. The big play in the drive was a 78-yard keeper down the right sideline by quarterback Luke Bishop, which brought the ball to the Amat 11.
Two plays later, running back Isaiah Mallory scored on a one-yard run off right tackle, and Carson White booted the extra point to cut the Amat lead to 42-7.

Live Blog: Aledo vs. Bishop Amat

September 5, 2014 by Randy Keck

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TCA volleyball tournament

September 4, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

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Trinity Christian Academy junior setter Brianna Ludwig sets up a hitter Thursday morning during the Lady Eagles' win over Fort Worth Hill School during the TCA Third Annual Invitational Volleyball Tournament at the TCA gym.
The Lady Eagles will continue pool play today with matches at 11:30 a.m. against Harvest Christian and 4 p.m. against Johnson County SA.
The tournament runs through Saturday, Sept. 6 at the TCA gym. The championship match is scheduled for 3:45 p.m. on Saturday.

Sheriff warns of jury scam

September 4, 2014 by Phil Major

Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler is warning the public of impersonators attempting to scare residents into a scam for profit.
Fowler has been made aware of several incidents where suspects have placed phone calls to targeted citizens stating they are county representatives.
The caller informs the victim they have failed to appear for jury duty, resulting in a monetary fine. The suspects then threaten the victim with the issuance of an arrest warrant if the victim refuses to pay the fine.
The caller then instructs the victim to pay the alleged fine by using a debit or credit card, over the phone.
The victims are requested to provide their debit or credit card number along with the three-digit security code located on the back of the card. The suspects end the call by directing the victim to contact the county court house or county clerk in order to remove the victim’s alleged warrant in light of their “payment.”
Fowler said county officials do not advise residents of failure to appear for jury duty or warrant notifications by phone.
“It’s disheartening to see anyone scammed out of their hard-earned money,” Fowler said. “These suspects carry out devious actions and their scheme is calculated. Parker County officials certainly do not contact citizens seeking payments for fines over the phone.”
The Parker County Sheriff’s Office sends failure to appear notices only by the United States Postal Service mail system.
Fowler encourages residents to contact the Sheriff’s Office to report any suspicious calls from individuals soliciting money.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, October 23

  • AHS at District Meet, Cleburne High School, 1501 Harlin Drive, Cleburne, Texas, 76035, 10:00 a.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV vs. Victory Christian at Aledo Middle School, 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Friday, October 24

  • AHS at Burleson;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy vs. Nazarene at Aledo Middle School;
    JH, 5:30 p.m.;
    Varsity, 7:30 p.m.
    *District Games

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, October 27

  • AHS Varsity Boys Orange at Maypearl Varsity Tournament, Mansfield National, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 28

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Hall MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, Parent Night;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 30

  • Aledo Middle School at Brewer, Brewer High School

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson J.H.;
    7B, 8C - 5:00;
    7C, 8B - 6:00;
    7A, 8A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, October 31

  • AHS Varsity vs. Granbury at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, Football Senior Parent Night, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Newman International, 7:30 p.m. *District Game

Tuesday, November 4

  • AHS Varsity Girls Orange at Wichita Falls Varsity Tournament, Canyon West, 9:00 a.m.

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