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Ladycats sweep Lake Dallas to earn trip to regional tournament

November 11, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Showing power at the net and accuracy on the service line, the state-ranked No. 5 Aledo Ladycats swept Lake Dallas, 25-17, 25-17, 25-11 Tuesday night in a Class 5A, Region I quarterfinal volleyball match at Northwest High School.

The Ladycats (39-8) will advance to the regional tournament in Abilene and will face No. 7 Canyon Randall at 5 p.m. on Friday at McMurry University in the regional semifinals.

The regional final will be Saturday at McMurry.

Aledo sophomore middle Maddie Goings led all hitters with 20 kills, with sophomore setter Erin Weiss dishing out a match-high 41 assists.

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November 11, 2014 by Randy Keck

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Ladycats face Lake Dallas today in regional quarterfinal volleyball match

November 11, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo hitters Emily Clayton (18) and Emily Smith (12) put up the block during the Ladycats win over Wichita Falls Rider in the area playoffs. The Ladycats will face Lake Dallas at 7:30 p.m. today at Northwest High School in a Class 5A regional quarterfinal match.Aledo hitters Emily Clayton (18) and Emily Smith (12) put up the block during the Ladycats win over Wichita Falls Rider in the area playoffs. The Ladycats will face Lake Dallas at 7:30 p.m. today at Northwest High School in a Class 5A regional quarterfinal match.

Seeking a return trip the the regional tournament, the state-ranked No. 5 Aledo Ladycats will face Lake Dallas today in a Class 5A, Region I quarterfinal match.

The first serve will be at 7:30 p.m. today at Northwest High School.

The winner of the match will advance to the regional tournament in Abilene and will go up against the winner of the Canyon Randall/Canyon regional quarterfinal match on Friday in the regional semifinals.

Bone Marrow Drive for Zeb Montgomery

November 10, 2014 by Randy Keck

A Bone Marrow drive will be held from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12 at The Church at the Crossing, 128 Elm Street in Aledo.

Zeb is an eighth grader at Aledo Middle School battling AML leukemia and is in need of a bone marrow transplant as soon as possible. He is currently at Cook Children’s hospital undergoing intensive chemo and needs our help. It is a quick mouth swab and a few minutes of paperwork to see if you are a match.The ideal age range to be a donor is 18-44. Please stop and get checked.

More on Zeb's story is in the Nov. 7 issue of The Community News.

Navy SEAL impersonator arrested

November 10, 2014 by Randy Keck

From the Parker County Sheriff's Office

A Granbury man was arrested Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, on charges of impersonating a ranking Navy SEAL Officer.

Weatherford-Parker County Special Crime Unit investigators worked closely with the Texas Rangers in an undercover investigation to locate and apprehend the suspect after a credible source revealed the suspect had been identifying himself as a military officer.

Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said he was particularly disturbed by the offense, because he is especially proud of his own status as a Navy veteran.

Ladycats, Bearcats in playoff action this week

November 10, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

The Aledo Ladycats volleyball team and Bearcats football team are in playoff action this week.

The Ladycats will face Lake Dallas in a Class 5A regional quarterfinal match at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday (Nov. 11) at Northwest High School.

Tickets at the gate will be $5 for adults and $3 for students.

The Bearcats will open the Class 5A, Division I playoffs against Fort Worth Trimble Tech.

Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13 at the Saginaw Chisholm Trail High School stadium.

Pre-sell tickets will be available at the Aledo ISD administration building from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 11-12, and 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13.

Bearcats race past Cleburne, 63-28, to clinch seventh straight undefeated district season

November 7, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Scoring on the opening kickoff and on their following six first-half possessions, the Class 5A state-ranked No. 1 Aledo Bearcats ran past the Cleburne Yellowjackets, 63-28, in a District 8-5A contest at Cleburne.

With the win, the Bearcats (9-1) finish the 8-5A slate at 7-0 for their seventh consecutive undefeated district championship.

"I am not going to lie to you, it feels good," first-year Bearcats head coach Steve Wood said. "I am proud of these kids. They have come a long way.

"We got off to a hot start, and that was critical."

The Bearcats will advance to the Division I (big school) bracket and will face Fort Worth Trimble Tech in the bi-district round on Thursday, Nov. 13 at Chisholm Trail High School. Kickoff time has yet to be determined.

Ladycats to face Lake Dallas in regional quarterfinals on Nov. 11

November 7, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

The Aledo Ladycats volleyball team has advanced to the regional quarterfinals and will face Lake Dallas.
The first serve will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11 at Northwest High School.
The winner will advance to the regional tournament in Abilene.

Ladycats sweep scrappy Rider; advance to regional quarterfinals

November 7, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo senior hitter Madison Lopez elevates and sends down a kill Thursday night during the Ladycats 25-15, 25-20, 25-22 victory over Wichita Falls Rider in an area playoff at Jacksboro.Aledo senior hitter Madison Lopez elevates and sends down a kill Thursday night during the Ladycats 25-15, 25-20, 25-22 victory over Wichita Falls Rider in an area playoff at Jacksboro.

In 11 of their past 15 matches before the second round of the playoffs, including the bi-district playoffs, the Aledo Ladycats have swept their opponents in overpowering fashion while advancing to the area playoffs.

On Thursday in an area playoff match at Jacksboro, the Ladycats once again won in a sweep, but it was much different than the previous 11.

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November 7, 2014 by Production

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Sports Calendar

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

Saturday, February 7

  • Aledo Bearcats vs Centennial/Granbury (Light) at Everman, B 12:00 pm.

Tuesday, February 10

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

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson at Aledo High School, JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm and Freshmen 8:00 pm. *District Game & Senior Night

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

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

Friday, February 13

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

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