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Elks defeat Bearcats 13-3 in game one

May 12, 2011 by Randy Keck

Burleson led Aledo 5-0 after one inning in the first game of the Area Championship playoff tonight..

Aledo scored a run in the top of the second when Caleb Frysinger drove in Zack Scott to make the score Burleson 5, Aledo 1. The Elks scored two more runs in the bottom of the second. Aledo brought in Andrew Whisnand to pitch. Burleson scored two more, making it 9-1 after two innings.

Aledo added an unearned run in the top of the third, but left the bases loaded. Burleson 9, Aledo 2 in the middle of the third. The Elks added three runs in the bottom of the third on a two-run home run and a sacrifice fly. After three, Burleson 12, Aledo 2.

Ladycats fall 10-0

May 12, 2011 by Randy Keck

Burleson led Aledo 4-0 after one inning in the softball Regional quarterfinal. The runs came on a three-run home run by Burleson pitcher Sam Montes and a two-out RBI double.

Aledo shortstop Lauren Durham was left stranded on third base after the top of the second. The score remained 4-0. Burleson added three runs in the bottom of the second to take a 7-0 lead.

Tori Gore walked to lead off the third, but Burleson's Montes retired the next three batters to leave the score 7-0 in favor of Burleson after the top of the third. Burleson scored three more in the bottom of the third to lead 10-0.

Gore came in to pitch in the bottom of the fourth. She retired the side, but Aledo needed a score in the top of the fifth to stay in the game.

Tonight's games to be played as scheduled

May 12, 2011 by Randy Keck

Sources in Burleson had reported a possibility of postponing tonight's baseball playoff. However, field conditions have been determined to be dry enough for the start of the three-game series between Aledo and Burleson.

For more details as to time and location, check the calendar along the right-hand side of this page.

The Community News will provide updates via our Web site, Facebook page and Tweets as information becomes available.

Golf team finishes fifth at state

May 10, 2011 by Randy Keck

The Aledo High School golf team finished in fifth place at the state tournament today according to unofficial results.

Over the two-day tournament, Aledo golfers shot 316-312=628. The tournament winner was Austin Lake Travis (302-294=596) followed by Highland Park (307-296=603), Wolfforth Frenship (312-310=622) and Montgomery Purple (313-309=622).

Individually, Aledo's Jeffrey Merrell finished in eighth pace overall (74-77=151). Teammate Brandon Wilkins was tied for 17th (80-76=156). Logan Lambert finished tied for 28th (80-80=160). Riley Shryock finished 43rd (89-79=168) and Trevor RIce was 46th (82-92=174).

Bransom, Neeley in all-star game Saturday

May 10, 2011 by Randy Keck

Bearcat Alex Bransom and Ladycat Stephanie Neeley will play in senior all-star soccer games this Saturday in Georgetown.

They were picked to play in the 2011 Senior All Star Showcase against the best 4A seniors in the stateBy the Texas Association of Soccer Coaches (TASCO).

"We meet our teammates and coaches and have some honorary meal and play a game," Bransom said.

Night at the Pops

May 7, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: The Aledo High School auditorium gave a standing ovation Saturday night to the Aledo Wind Ensemble, dancers, color guard and choir at their "Night at the Pops" concert.

The performance will be repeated Monday, May 9. For more information, visit: http://www.community-news.com/node/2165

Ladycats, Bearcats sweep playoff series

May 6, 2011 by Randy Keck

Ladycats vs. Stephenville - Bearcats vs. Trimble Tech Game II
Christopher Amos/The Community News: Lauren Durham puts down a sacrifice bunt advancing two runners for the Ladycats in their 6-1 win over Stephenville Friday night. The win gave the Ladycats a sweep in their three game Area Championship series.

Visit a gallery of photos from tonight's games here: http://photos.community-news.com/Aledo-ISD-1/Sports/Softball-and-Basebal...

Softball - Ladycats win 6-1

Kacie Brann struck out the side to end the first inning in a scoreless tie.

Ladycats, Bearcats win in Thursday's first playoff rounds

May 5, 2011 by Randy Keck

Christopher Amos/The Community News: Zack Scott rounds second as he advances on a hit by Bryan Cox in the second inning of Aledo's 9-3 win over Trimble Tech tonight. Both the Bearcats and Ladycats play round two games tomorrow (Friday) in Aledo. Ladycat action begins at 7 p.m. The Bearcats start at 7:30.

For a gallery of photos from tonight's game visit: http://photos.community-news.com/Aledo-ISD-1/Sports/Aledo-vs-Trimble-Tec...

Softball - Ladycats win 4-0

Two Aledoans qualify for state

May 4, 2011 by Randy Keck

Mark Campbell/Azle News: Johnathan Gray (third from left) starts the 100 meter run at the Regional Track Meet in Abilene yesterday. Gray finished in second place with a time of 11:04, earning a trip to the state meet in Austin.

Shea Paul Wood cleared 14-00 to finish in first place in pole vaulting at the Regional Track Meet in Abilene yesterday. The leap earns Wood a trip to the State Meet in Austin on May 13-14. He will be joined by Johnathan Gray, who finished second in the 100 Meters.

More photos and information will be in the May 6 issue of The Community News.

Baseball bi-district playoff set

May 2, 2011 by Randy Keck

The Aledo bi-district playoffs have been scheduled as a three-game series as follows:
7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at Trimble Tech
7:30 p.m. Friday, May 6 at Aledo

The third game, if necessary, will be 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at Trimble Tech.

Check www.community-news.com for game updates and scores.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, December 2

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Birdville, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Springtown, Freshmen 5:30 p.m., JV 5:30 p.m. and Varsity 7 p.m.

Thursday, December 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Freshmen and JV at Mineral Wells Invitational

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Weatherford New Car Dealers Tournament

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fort Worth Cowtown Classic

Tuesday, December 9

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Stephenville at Aledo High School, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Granbury, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Thursday, December 11

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Decatur Tournament

Monday, December 15

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Southwest at Aledo High School, B 5 p.m., A 5 p.m. and JV 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 16

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Cleburne at Aledo High School, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Friday, December 19

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, A 8 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, Freshmen 6:30 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 8 p.m., *District Game

Monday, December 29

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Moritz Auto Group Holiday Classic, Aledo

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fibermax Caprock Classic, Lubbock

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