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Middle school track closing for repairs

December 11, 2014 by Phil Major

Paragon Sports Construction will begin installation of a structural spray on the Aledo Middle School Stadium track Friday, Dec. 12, so the facility will be closed until after Christmas Break. Please keep off the track until Jan. 5, 2015.

Makawe's double double, Aledo defense propel Ladycats past Granbury, 42-27

December 9, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo senior post Rhylie Makawe scored 15 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead the Ladycats to a convincing 42-27 victory over the Granbury Lady Pirates Tuesday night in the District 8-5A girls' basketball opener at Granbury.

Makawe was also one part of a mix of brilliant Aledo defenders.

The Ladycats were so strong defensively that they held Granbury scoreless for eight minutes one two occasions - the first from the end of the opening period until the end of the second quarter, and again from the beginning of the third quarter until the beginning of the fourth period.

"You ask me who stood out on defense?" Ladycats head coach Mike Pinkerton said. "All five ladies who were on the floor.

Ladycats open District 8-5A hoops play today at Granbury

December 9, 2014 by Tony Eierdam


Aledo sophomore guard Cameron Huddleston (33) gets into a defensive position during a recent game. The Ladycats will open District 8-5A play at 6:30 p.m. today at Granbury.

The Aledo Ladycats basketball team will begin District 8-5A play today at Granbury against the Lady Pirates.

The varsity game will begin at 6:30 p.m. The junior varsity and freshman contests will begin at 5 p.m.

Bearcats come back to defeat Randall 47-29

December 5, 2014 by Randy Keck

By Tony Eierdam
The Community News

Down 21-13 at the half, the Aledo Bearcats scored five second-half touchdowns on their way to a 47-29 victory over Canyon Randall Friday night in a Class 5A Division I Region I final at Tiger Stadium in Snyder.

The Bearcats will advance to the state semifinals and face Tyler John Tyler at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Mesquite's E.H. Hanby Stadium.

Bearcats head coach Steve Wood said there was no rousing speech in the locker room at halftime.

"We did not panic at halftime," Wood said. "And I didn't give any 'fire and brimstone' speech because I didn't want them to panic."

Suspect sought in Briar robbery

December 5, 2014 by Phil Major

Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office Patrol deputies were dispatched to an aggravated robbery at the Briar Beer and Tobacco convenience store at 14634 FM 730 North, Suite 100 in northwest Tarrant County Friday, Dec. 5 at 7:15 a.m. A white male entered the store, assaulted the clerk and took an unknown amount of cash from the store’s cash register. The store surveillance video shows the actor fleeing the scene in a dark 4-door sedan displaying a third brake light in the upper center back windshield. The vehicle did not have tinted windows.
If you have any information on the identity of the male subject please contact Detective Pedraza with the Tarrant County Sheriff’s office at 817-999-5683 or dispatch at 817-884-1213.

Arrest made in shooting

December 5, 2014 by Phil Major

Parker County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigation Division is investigating a shooting call which occurred Friday morning.

Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said the incident happened in the 100 block of Links Lane, in Annetta around 7 a.m.

The victim was identified as part of a work crew which had been subcontracted by a utility company to install copper cable on the suspect’s property this week. The suspect told deputies he did not want the victim on his property. The suspect also told deputies he shot the victim after the suspect repeatedly asked the victim to leave. The victim was reportedly shot in the foot and was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth for his injury. His condition at this time was reported as serious but non-life threatening.

Live Coverage - Aledo vs. Randall

December 4, 2014 by Production

Join our live coverage of Aledo vs. Canyon Randall Friday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. in Snyder for Regional Final.




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Aledo's Cheyenne Knight named to AJGA Junior All-American Team

December 2, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Cheyenne Knight played last week in the Polo Junior Golf Championship held at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. During this AJGA event they announced the Rolex Junior All-American Team from the American Junior Golf Association. The AJGA has Junior members from all over the World. Cheyenne is currently ranked 29th in the Rolex Ranking system. During the Tournament banquet the top 48 players were announced as being named to the Rolex Junior All-American Team.

No. 1 Bearcats hold off Del Valle in 37-21 regional semifinal win

November 28, 2014 by Randy Keck

Aledo will face Canyon Randall at 7 p.m. Friday in Snyder for Regional Final

By Tony Eierdam

Aledo senior quarterback Luke Bishop and senior running back Jess Anders each ran for a pair of touchdowns to lead the No. 1 Bearcats to a 37-21 victory over El Paso De Valle Friday afternoon in a Class 5A Division I Region I semifinal in Midland.

Bishop scored on TD runs of 27 and 2 yards as Aledo built a 23-6 lead at the half.

The other Aledo first-half points came on a 13-yard return to the end zone by Sam Holzschuh after a blocked punt, and the Bearcats earned 2 points on a return to the end zone after a blocked extra point by Patrick Peek.

Del Valle cut the lead to 23-14 before Anders was inserted into the game for the first time in the third quarter.

Live Coverage - Aledo vs. Del Valle

November 27, 2014 by Randy Keck

Join our live coverage of Aledo vs. El Paso Del ValleFriday, Nov. 28 at 4 p.m. from Midland.




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Sports Calendar

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

Friday, February 6

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

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

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

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

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