Aledo defensive linemen TJ Zalar (29) and Jaxson Fletcher (34) celebrate after sacking Noxubee County (Mississippi) quarterback Timorris Conner on the last play of the game to preserve a 10-6 Bearcats' victory Friday night at Bearcat Stadium. Also shown celebrating is defensive tackle James Williams (92).
The Bearcats are back.
After dropping their season opener to Cedar Park last week, to a man the Aledo Bearcats said they would go back to work and try to erase the memory of a stinging 31-13 loss.
The Aledo ISD Police Department and Aledo Fire Department joined law enforcement across Texas by lighting up their vehicles at 11 a.m. in honor of slain Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth.
Aledo junior quarterback Dillon Davis (8), shown last week against Cedar Park, will lead the Bearcats in their home opener against Noxubee County, Mississippi. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. Friday (Sept. 4) at Bearcat Stadium.
It will be state versus state and state champion versus state champion today (Friday, Sept. 4) at Bearcat Stadium.
For the second year in a row Aledo will host an out-of-state team when the Bearcats face the Noxubee County Tigers, the defending Mississippi Class 4A state champion.
The game will kick off at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4 at Bearcat Stadium.
The concept plan for Point Vista, the Park's of Aledo's next phase, was unveiled at an all-boards meeting on Aug. 27. Read about it in the Sept. 4 issue of The Community News, and review the concept plan above.
Aledo junior hitter Camryn McLelland (11) sends down a kill Tuesday night during the Ladycats' loss to Denton Guyer at the AHS gym. McLelland led the Ladycats with 10 kills.
Playing without junior hitters Maddie Goings and Emily Smith, the shorthanded Aledo Ladycats fell 25-17, 25-13, 25-16 to Class 6A Denton Guyer Tuesday night in the Ladycats home opener at the AHS gym.
The loss drops the Ladycats to 22-9.
Aledo will play next at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4 at home against Colleyville Heritage.
Guyer (18-4) trailed to begin each game of the best-of-5 match, but the quicker and taller Lady Wildcats put together long scoring runs to clinch each game.
Aledo libero Allegra Rivas plays the ball during a recent match as Izzy Gonzalez, foreground, and Drew Gates get into position. The Ladycats will face Denton Guyer at 6:30 p.m. today in Aledo's home opener at the AHS gym.
They finally get to play at home.
After 30 matches that included three out-of-town tournaments the 22-8 Aledo Ladycats will finally get to play on their home court when they host 17-4 Denton Guyer at 6:30 p.m. today at the AHS gym.
The junior varsity and freshman A matches will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the freshman B match at 6:30 p.m. following the freshman A match in the P.E. gym.
Dates for the 2015-16 Brown Bag Lunches with Dr. Derek Citty, Aledo ISD Superintendent, have been announced for five campuses this year. Brown Bag events are an opportunity for parents and community members to meet and visit with Superintendent Citty as he shares the latest district news and answers questions from those in attendance. All events are at noon.
Sept. 3 – McAnally Intermediate School
Sept. 8 – McCall Elementary School
Sept. 16 – Coder Elementary School
Sept. 22 – Stuard Elementary School
Oct. 1 – Vandagriff Elementary School
Class 5A No. 2 Cedar Park came back from a 7-3 halftime deficit with 28 unanswered points in the second half on its way to a 31-13 win over the No. 1 Aledo Bearcats Friday night in the season opener at McLane Stadium in Waco.
Cedar Park scored on runs of 1, 90 and 20 yards in the second half while also reaching the end zone on a 61-yard punt return.
The loss spoiled the debut of junior quarterback Dillon Davis, who completed nine of 15 passes for 117 yards in the first half but had little time to throw against the hard-charging 'Wolves in the second half.
Cedar Park avenged a 21-17 loss to the Bearcats in last year's season opener also played at McLane Stadium.