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Softball game rescheduled

April 4, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Due to unplayable field conditions, tonight’s softball games against Trimble Tech have been postponed until Monday, April 8. Game times of 5:30 for JV and 7 p.m. for Varsity. Saturday’s non-district Varsity game against Birdville is on as scheduled for 2 p.m.

Project Celebration

October 30, 2012 by Randy Keck

Kathy Chruscielski/The Community NewsChanning Nutall, Sara Reding and Emma Breaux sell raffle tickets to benefit the Class of 2013 Project Celebration during the Aledo Middle Schools Trunk or Treat Friday, Oct. 26. More photos from the event can be found at http://smu.gs/Sc8G0u.

For more information about Aledo Project Celebration 2013, visit http://www.aledoprojectcelebration.com/2013.html

AHS Choir to host pumpkin patch

October 18, 2012 by Katie Martinez

The AHS choir will be hosting a fun family event at First Financial Bank in Aledo from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27. The event will have face painting, kids activities, a bake sale and great photo ops. The funds will be used to send choir members to a leadership conference.
AHS Choir officers: AHS Choir officers, from left, Danielle Springer, Autumn Simpson, Savannah Beddingfield, Kenzi Zimmerman, Sara Leifeste, Tiffany Nichols, Somjit Pimson, Sadie Benson, Cole Walker and Zoe Morrison.

Tosh named Homecoming Queen

October 13, 2012 by Randy Keck

James Albritton / Saltforkimages.comSenior Rachel Tosh reacts to the news that she was named Homecoming Queen at the Aledo/O.D. Wyatt game Friday night. For additional coverage of homecoming, see the October 19 issue of The Community News.

Aledo places in Lone Star Cup Top Ten

July 11, 2012 by Randy Keck

The University Interscholastic League has released the final results of the past school year’s Lone Star Cup competition, in which Aledo High School placed eighth in the 4A division.

The Lone Star Cup is awarded based on a point system awarded according to a school’s accomplishments in State and Area Marching Band, Team Tennis, Cross Country, Volleyball, Football, Swimming and Diving, Wrestling, Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, Soccer, Golf, Track & Field, Academics, One Act Play, Softball and Baseball.

In the 4A standings Austin Lake Travis finished first with 112 points, followed by Dallas Highland Park (106), Friendswood (80), Montgomery (79), Waco Midway (78), Cedar Park (76), San Antonio Alamo Heights (74), Aledo (68), Northwest Nelson (64), and Canyon Randall (56) to complete the top ten.

Gray wins Gatorade Male Athlete of the Year Award

July 11, 2012 by Randy Keck

Aledo High School graduate Johnathan Gray was named Gatorade Male Athlete of the Year last night at an ESPN televised award ceremony at Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif.

The full ESPN report can be found at the link below:

http://espn.go.com/high-school/story/_/id/8155478/texas-johnathan-gray-n...

Aledo High School graduates 345

June 4, 2012 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Aledo High School's Laney Anderson delivered the Valedictorian's Address at the 2012 AHS Commencement Ceremony on Monday night at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum on the TCU campus.

At the ceremony, 345 students crossed the stage to receive diplomas. More on graduation and a full section celebrating the senior class of 2012 will be in the June 8 issue of The Community News.


Click here for a photo gallery from the graduation ceremony.






Honor Graduate banquet held Thursday

May 25, 2012 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Senior Laney Anderson, right, and honored teacher Alicia Albin share a moment at the Honor Graduate Recognition Banquet held Thursday, May 24 at Aledo High School.

All AHS honor graduates will be profiled in The Community News' annual Senior Section June 8, 2012.

Click on the picture above for a photo gallery from the event.






Bearcats face Stephenville in area round

May 8, 2012 by Randy Keck

After disposing of Fort Worth Southwest in two games last weekend, the Aledo Bearcats now face Stephenville in the Area round of the state 4A baseball playoffs.

Game 1 is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, May 11 at Aledo High School.

Game 2 is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, May 12 at Stephenville High School.

Game 3, if necessary, will be played 30 minutes after game 2.

Ticket prices for each game are $5 for adults and $3 for students.


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Academic team advances to state

May 2, 2012 by Randy Keck

For the sixth time in the last seven years, the Aledo High School UIL academic team has won regionals and will advance to state competition on May 20-22 at the University of Texas at Austin. Regional results were:
Sarah Collins, 5th, Poetry Interpretation
William Hampten, 5th, Extemporaneous Speaking
Cheryl Kalmoe, 1st, Computer Applications
Kim Ellis, 4th, Computer Applications
Clayton Hiebert, 5th, Computer Applications
Kiefer Odell, 2nd, Current Events
Tanner Long, 3rd, Current Events
Kyle Wilson, 4th, Current Events
Kiefer Odell and Brent Wilson, 1st, Current Events Team
Shannon McCown, 1st, Spelling
Shannon McCown, Angelique Morvant, Ali Ward and Michael Villa, 2nd, Team Spelling
Sussana Oad, 2nd, Literary Criticism
Race Savage, 3rd, Literary Criticism
Sussana Oad, Race Savage, Wynn Lemmons and Erin Flinchbaugh, 2nd, Literary Criticism Team
Brett Wilson, 1st, Social Studies
Kyle WIlson, 4th, Social Studies
Brett Wilson, Kyle Wilson, Kiefer Odell and Dylan Witkowski, 1st, Social Studies Team

Sports Calendar

Monday, November 24

  • Aledo Bearcats at Saginaw, B 3:00 p.m., A 6:00 p.m., JV 4:30 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 25

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Timbercreek at Aledo High School, B 1:30 p.m., A 12:00 p.m., JV 1:30 p.m., and Varsity 3:00 p.m.

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

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

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