Aledo High School
More than 320 diplomas were awarded Sunday night during Aledo High School's Commencement Exercises at Mansfield ISD's Center for the Performing Arts. Check the June 13 issue of The Community News for full coverage and photos, as well as our annual Salute to Seniors section.
Aledo defeated Buda Hay 6-5 Friday afternoon to advance to Saturday's state championship softball game.
The Ladycats will face Ennis, an 8-7 winner over Barbers Hill, at 1 p.m. Saturday in Austin.
The award-winning Aledo High School Colorguard, part of the Bearcat regiment, is holding tryouts for new members, for students in grades 8-11.
Tryouts are April 21, 22 and 24. Times are 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the 21st and 22nd and 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the 24th at the high school band hall.
Wear comfortable clothes, no denim.
Contact Junior Marquez at 817-657-2899 with any questions.
Aledo won't get to defend its regional crown. Cleburne defeated the Lady Cats 52-49 Tuesday night in the third round of the state basketball playoffs. Aledo trailed the entire game but had a chance to tie it in the final minute.
Aledo's basketball playoff season was short-lived as the Bearcats fell to Everman in bidistrict Tuesday night, 74-40.
Photo Credit: Ben RegaladoAledo and Cleburne girls will square off Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in a third-round state playoff game at Mansfield Lake Ridge. Cleburne edged Denton Guyer 62-60 Friday night.
Aledo boys will face Everman Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Brewer HS for bidistrict.
Aledo girls defeated Byron Nelson 53-45 in Friday's area playoff game to advance to the third round, which will be played Tuesday. Details to be posted as they become available.
If the Aledo Bearcats are to continue their basketball season, they must beat Fort Worth South Hills Tuesday night in the final regular season game. The two are tied at 6-7 for the final playoff spot in District 7-4A, after Aledo's 52-43 loss to Arlington Heights Saturday, coupled with South Hills' 47-45 win over Granbury.
Tip is set for 7:30 p.m. at the Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center. Aledo won the first match 56-44.
Aledo boys basketball games are canceled for tonight.
Games will be played Saturday, Feb. 8 as follows:
9thB at Burleson 12:00 and 1:30 p.m.
The games at AHS are:
9thA at 4:30 p.m.
JV at 6:00
Varsity at 7:30
Aledo Lady Cats edged Trimble Tech 60-57 to complete an undefeated 14-0 district season Tuesday.