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Crowley knots up top of District 8-5A standings with 52-39 win over Aledo Ladycats; Eagles fly past Bearcats

February 5, 2016 by Tony Eierdam

Four Aledo Ladycats seniors were honored Friday on Senior Night at the AHS gym. Shown (from left) in front of memorabilia honoring the seniors are Emily Unger, Kara Williams, Alexus Jones and Rebekah Hissam.

Crowley went on a 16-3 run to begin the fourth quarter and outscored Aledo 18-6 in the final stanza as the Lady Eagles outlasted the Ladycats, 52-39, Friday night in an important District 8-5A girls' basketball game at the AHS gym.

As a result of Crowley's win, the Lady Eagles and Ladycats are tied for first place in 8-5A with identical 12-1 league records.

Ladycats can clinch outright District 8-5A championship with win at home today over Crowley

February 5, 2016 by Tony Eierdam

On Jan. 12 the Aledo Ladycats trailed the Crowley Lady Eagles by 11 points after the first quarter in a key District 8-5A game at Crowley.

Since that point, the Ladycats have played near flawless basketball.

The Ladycats rallied at Crowley and won the game by 11 points and followed with six consecutive district wins to put themselves in position to seal the outright district title.

The Ladycats and Lady Eagles will tip off at approximately 8 p.m. today at the AHS gym following the Bearcats/Eagles varsity boys contest which is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.

15 Aledo High School student athletes sign college letters of intent today

February 3, 2016 by Tony Eierdam

Ladycats run past Everman, 58-16; Bearcats fall to Bulldogs

February 2, 2016 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo guard Anna Rogers (14) attempts a steal on the perimeter Tuesday night during the Ladycats' 58-16 victory over Everman. The win raises the Ladycats' District 8-5A record to 12-0.

Aledo held Everman to single digits in each quarter as the Ladycats ran past Everman, 58-16, Tuesday night in a District 8-5A contest at the AHS gym.

The win raises the Ladycats' 8-5A mark to 12-0, while the Lady Bulldogs fall to 1-11.

UIL moves Aledo to District 6-5A

February 1, 2016 by Tony Eierdam

Announcing its reclassification and redistricting this morning, the University Interscholastic League (UIL) haS moved Aledo High School in the eight-school District 6-5A.

Aledo will join Azle, Saginaw Boswell, Saginaw Chisholm Trail, Saginaw, Northwest, Northwest Eaton and Brewer in 6-5A.

Aledo will begin competition in the new district beginning with the 2016-17 school year.

The UIL redraws districts every two years with proximity being the key issue, and it sets new reclassication numbers biennially due to new schools being added in urban areas or other schools dropping or rising in student enrollment.

Ladycats survive Centennial scare with 47-39 win; Spartans hold off Bearcats, 64-60

January 29, 2016 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo post Chloe Mefford drives in for a layup Friday night during the Ladycats' 47-39 victory over Burleson Centennial in a District 8-5A game at Centennial.

Coming back from a fourth-quarter deficit, the Aledo Ladycats stayed undefeated in District 8-5A after holding off Burleson Centennial, 47-39, Friday night at Centennial.

The win raises the first-place Ladycats' district record to 11-0, while the Lady Spartans drop to 8-3.

The game was tight for most of the contest. The game saw four ties and five lead changes before Centennial took a 39-38 lead halfway through the fourth quarter.

Bearcats, Ladycats continue District 8-5A hoops action today at Burleson Centennial

January 29, 2016 by Tony Eierdam

District 8-5A basketball action continues for the Aledo Bearcats and Ladycats as the squads will travel to Burleson Centennial today to take on the Spartans and Lady Spartans.

The Bearcats and Spartans will tip off at 6:30 p.m. with the Ladycats/Lady Spartans contest to follow at approximately 8 p.m.

The Bearcats (1-7 in 8-5A) are riding momentum built after earning their first district win three days ago against Joshua and are looking to start a distict winning streak.

The Spartans (6-2) are licking their wounds from a 72-40 loss to Everman on Tuesday.

AMS Ladycats A team runs past Stephenville to finish season at 13-0

January 28, 2016 by Tony Eierdam

The Aledo Middle School Ladycats eighth-grade A team poses for a championship photo moments after running past Stephenville, 37-19, Thursday night at the Multi-Purpose Center. The Ladycats finish the season with a perfect 13-0 record and the district championship. Shown, front row (from left) are Riley Sale, Taylor Morgan and Janessa Payne; and back row, Izzy Stark, Kayla Metts, Daleigh Ellison, Cheney Huddleston and coach Virginia Jefferis.

Bearcats hold off Owls for first district win; 8-5A-leading Ladycats blow out Joshua, 68-29

January 26, 2016 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo head boys basketball coach Fred Jones receives a huge hug from daughter Alexus moments after the Bearcats defeated Joshua, 48-42, Tuesday night at the AHS gym. It was the Bearcats' first District 8-5A win this season. Alexus would go on to score 23 points in the Ladycats' 68-29 victory over Joshua.

It feels so good.

Paced by a game-high 22 points from senior point guard Dakota Fischer, the Aledo Bearcats hung on to defeat Joshua, 48-42, Tuesday night in a District 8-5A contest at Aledo.

Aledo High School hoops teams host Joshua as District 8-5A action continues today

January 26, 2016 by Tony Eierdam

District 8-5A basketball action continues for the Aledo High School teams as the Bearcats and Ladycats host the Joshua Owls and Lady Owls at the AHS gym.

The boys' varsity game will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by the girls' contest at approximately 8 p.m.

The Bearcats will not only be seeking their first district win but will also be seeking revenge from an earlier loss to the Owls.

Joshua defeated the Bearcats in the district opener on a buzzer-beating layup for a 55-53 win on Dec. 18.

At the halfway points of the boys' season Centennial and Crowley lead the district with identical 6-1 records although Centennial won the first meeting between the two teams.

Sports Calendar

Saturday, February 6

  • AHS 9th B vs. Burleson at AHS; 12 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats Scrimmage at L.D. Bell; 11 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.

Monday, February 8

  • AHS vs. Mansfield Legacy Scrimmage at AHS;

    JV- 4 p.m.

    Freshman- 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Mansfield Legacy Scrimmage; 4 p.m.

  • AHS JV Ladycats at Crowley; 6 p.m.

  • AHS JV at Crowley; 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 9

  • AHS at Burleson;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 8 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats at Burleson;

    Varsity- 8 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th- 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Ladycats scrimmage at Mansfield Legacy;

    Varsity- 6:15 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats vs. Burleson at AHS; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Burleson at AHS; 7:45 p.m.

Friday, February 12

  • AHS vs. Granbury at AHS;

    Varsity- 6:30 p.m.

    JV- 5 p.m.

    9th A- 5 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Birdville HS Tournament; all day

  • AHS Varsity Ladycats at Granbury; 6 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Granbury; 7:45 p.m.

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