Mark Goodson/Special to The Community News: Aledo team captain Jeffrey Merrell watches his shot during the first round of the district golf tournament on Tuesday, April 12. Merrell shot a 71 in the first round, followed closely by teammate Riley Shyroc with a 72.
The district tournament will conclude today. Check the April 15 issue of The Community News for tournament results.
Randy Keck/The Community News: Aledo catcher Shelby Stockard slides into third base for a triple in softball action against Byron Nelson tonight.
The Ladycats won their contest 6-5 to remain undefeated in district. The Bearcats also stayed untouched in baseball by defeating Nelson 12-2.
In JV action, the Bearcats 10-run ruled Byron Nelson 14-1; the Ladycats fell 6-2.
More photos and a complete story can be found in the April 15 issue of The Community News.
Courtesy of Weatherford Community Relations and Recreation Dept.
While riding his bike with friends, a drunk driver swerved to miss his friends, but the driver never saw Croix Sather and hit him head-on.
Special to The Community News: Left to Right: Coach Colt Power, Alex Brunson, Haley Gann, Jenny France, Savannah Moody, Jesse Bearden and Head Coach Greg Nelson following the Aledo Black's second-place finish at the district golf tournament.
The Aledo girls Black golf team took second place at the district tournament which concluded yesterday at Pecan Valley. They now advance to the Regional Tournament at Diamondback Golf Club in Abilene on April 18.
Overall, the team shot a combined score of 737 strokes behind Byron Nelson High School’s 674. The Aledo Orange team came in sixth with 880.
Individually, Aledo’s Savannah Moody finished in third place (84-90=174). Haley Gann was sixth (94-90=184).
From the Parker County Sheriff's Dept.
Parker County Sheriff’s Lt. Mike Camp said John Mark Moyers, 50, was charged with felony theft after SCU members conducted an investigation and collected evidence of Moyers scamming local businesses out of thousands of dollars for a fake golf tournament.
SCU investigators said Moyers had conducted nearly one dozen similar scams throughout Texas and Arkansas over the last two years.
“During the investigation, our investigators discovered Mr. Moyers was conducting a food drive scam to collect canned foods and cash to benefit area charities and local food banks, but in reality, he was keeping all of the proceeds and using them at his discretion,” Camp said.
Will Beeson and Amanda Richter finished the district tournament as district champions in mixed doubles today at TCU. They won their first match yesterday 6-0, 6-1 and won today 6-0, 6-0.
More information from the district tournament will follow, and full details will be in the April 8 issue of The Community News.
Randy Keck/The Community News: Cameron Butterfield jumps into a serve during the district tennis tournament at TCU today. Butterfield and his doubles partner Brian Trussell won their opening match but lost in the second round. The tournament continues tomorrow.
For a photo gallery of images from the tournament, click on the photo above.
Check the April 8 issue of The Community News for full results of the meet.
Randy Keck/The Community News: Christian recording artist Jamie Slocum performed today in a free concert at Faith Presbyterian Church in Aledo. Slocum will also be at the church's worship service tomorrow morning.
Find out more in the April 8 issue of The Community News.
The Aledo Bearcat soccer team fell in the sectional championship contest tonight against Argyle, 4-1. Check the April 8 issue of The Community News for a full write up and game details.
Randy Keck/The Community News: Chase Ozee leads the pack going into the final turn of the JV 800M run at the Joshua Track Meet today (April 1).
For a full gallery of photos from the meet, click on the photo above.
More on the Meet and full results will be available in the April 8 issue of The Community News.