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Soccer Ladycats, Bearcats open Moritz Tournament of Champions play today

January 14, 2016 by Tony Eierdam

Both Aledo High School varsity soccer teams will open Moritz Tournament of Champions play today at Bearcat Stadium.

The Ladycats will face Gainesville at 5:30 p.m. at Bearcat Stadium. The Bearcats will follow with a 7:30 p.m. start against Fort Worth Arlington Heights.

Win or lose, on Friday (Jan. 15) the Bearcats will play at 12:30 p.m. and the Ladycats will play at 2 p.m.

The boys' championship match will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at Bearcat Stadium with the girls' championship match to follow at 8 p.m.

Ladycats smother Crowley, 43-32, to take outright lead in District 8-5A; Eagles fly past Bearcats

January 12, 2016 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo post Madison Brown drives to the basket during the Ladycats' 43-32 victory over Crowley Tuesday night at Crowley. The win gives the Ladycats the outright lead in District 8-5A.
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In a battle of unbeaten district teams, Aledo went on a 13-1 run in the third quarter as the Ladycats came back to defeat the Crowley Lady Eagles, 43-32, Tuesday night at Crowley in a key District 8-5A match up.

The win raises the first-place Ladycats' district mark to a sparkling 6-0, while Crowley falls to 5-1.

Aledo hoops teams at Crowley today; Ladycats/Lady Eagles square off for top spot in 8-5A

January 12, 2016 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo High School basketball teams will continue District 8-5A action today when the Ladycats and Bearcats travel to Crowley.

The girls’ varsity game is scheduled to tip off at 6:30 p.m. with the boys’ contest to follow at approximately 8 p.m.

The Ladycats and Lady Eagles will both bring identical and unblemished 5-0 district records to the contest.

The winner of the game will take the outright district lead.

The Ladycats, which for the first time this year are ranked in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches rankings at No. 24, are coming off a 44-17 win at Everman, while Crowley defeated Burleson Centennial 47-27 in its last 8-5A game.

Mavs Man coming to Aledo

January 9, 2016 by Randy Keck


Mavs Man and Champ will perform during the Aledo Bearcats vs. Burleson Elks basketball game at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15.

Ladycats stay unbeaten in District 8-5A after 44-17 win at Everman; Bearcats fall short as Bulldogs prevail, 61-50

January 8, 2016 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo senior guard Alexus Jones drives to the basket Friday night during the Ladycats' 44-17 victory at Everman. Jones scored a game-high 18 points in the District 8-5A contest.
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Aledo senior guard Alexus Jones scored a game-high 18 points to lead the Ladycats to a convincing 44-17 victory over the Everman Lady Bulldogs Friday night in a District 8-5A game at Everman.

The win raises the Ladycats' district record to 5-0 and sets up a game for the outright lead in 8-5A Tuesday night at Crowley.

Ladycats, Bearcats continue district basketball action today at Everman

January 8, 2016 by Tony Eierdam

District 8-5A basketball play continues today when the Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats travel to Everman.

The Ladycats and Lady Bulldogs are scheduled to tip off at 6:30 p.m. followed by the Bearcats/Bulldogs game at approximately 8 p.m.

The Ladycats are 4-0 in district play and are tied for first place with Crowley. The Lady Bulldogs (0-4 in 8-5A) will be seeking their first district win.

The Bearcats (0-2 in 8-5A) will also be seeking their first district win. Aledo fell to Burleson Centennial on Tuesday and lost to Joshua in the district opener.

Everman brings in a 1-1 district mark into the contest. The Bulldogs beat Centennial in the district opener but lost to Granbury on Tuesday.

Ladycats down Centennial to stay in first place in 8-5A; Bearcats fall to Spartans

January 5, 2016 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo forward Ty Kremling (21) goes up strong for a layup during the Bearcats' 72-66 loss at home Tuesday night to Burleson Centennial. The Ladycats defeated Centennial, 46-37, prior to the boys' contest to move to 4-0 in District 8-5A.
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Aledo senior guard Alexus Jones scored a game-high 17 points to lead the Ladycats to a 46-37 victory over Burleson Centennial Tuesday night in a District 8-5A contest at AHS.

The win raises the Ladycats' district record to a sparkling 4-0.

Aledo Education Foundation's Prize Posse makes the rounds

January 5, 2016 by Rosealee Hoffman

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Representatives of the Aledo Education Foundation, as well as members of district administration, visited all Aledo ISD campuses today handing out innovative teaching grants to selected teachers.

In the photo above, Karey Moore and Staci Henyon celebrate their grant at Aledo High School.

For more photos and story, see the Jan. 8 issue of The Community News.

Ladycats, Bearcats host Centennial in first District 8-5A home doubleheader

January 5, 2016 by Tony Eierdam

District 8-5A basketball doubleheaders begin today in Aledo where the Ladycats and Bearcats will host Burleson Centennial.

The girls' varsity game is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. The boys' varsity contest will tip off at approximately 8 p.m.

The Ladycats and Lady Spartans will each bring a 3-0 league mark into the contest and will be playing to stay in the top spot. Crowley, which hosts Joshua today, also sports a 3-0 district record.

The Bearcats are 0-1 in district play and look to square their record with a win today over 0-1 Centennial.

The Bearcats fell in their opener on a buzzer-beater at Joshua, while Centennial fell to Everman in its 8-5A opener.

Commissioners Court names new Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace

January 4, 2016 by Rosealee Hoffman

The Parker County Court of Commissioners, after reviewing applications submitted to the county, has appointed Kirk Martin as Justice of the Peace for Precinct 4.

Martin, a former Weatherford area attorney, Assistant Palo Pinto County District Attorney, and current business owner, said he looks forward to getting back into public service.

“I am extremely proud that the Commissioners Court of Parker County has chosen me to serve as Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4,” he said. “I appreciate the opportunity and look forward to serving both the County as well as the residents of my precinct. Public Service in my opinion is one of the highest callings one can pursue and I will work each day to uphold the trust that has been given to me.”

Sports Calendar

Friday, February 12

  • AHS vs. Granbury at AHS;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Birdville HS Tournament; all day

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats at Granbury; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Granbury; 7:45 p.m.

Saturday, February 13

  • AHS at Lake Dallas Scrimmage;

    JV- 4 p.m.

    Freshman- 12 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats Scrimmage vs. Weatherford at AHS;

    Varsity- 12:30 p.m.

    JV- 11 a.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Lake Dallas at AHS Scrimmage; 12 p.m.

Monday, February 15

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at AHS; 7:30 p.m.

  • AHS JV Ladycats vs. Burleson at AHS; 6 p.m.

Tuesday, February 16

  • AHS at Cleburne;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS JV at South Hills JV Tournament at McLeland; all day

  • AHS at South Grand Prairie Scrimmage;

    JV 4:30 p.m.

    Freshman- 7 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats at Mansfield Summit;

    Varsity- 7 p.m.

    JV- 5:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. South Grand Prarie at AHS Scrimmage; 4:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats vs. Cleburne at AHS; 6 p.m.

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