Aledo senior catcher Connor Duer, shown at the Class 5A state semifinal game, was selected to the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association all-state baseball team.
Duer was selected to the Class 5A all-state third team.
He will play baseball next year at Murray State University.
Colton Bevering catches a pass during an unique pass-catching drill Tuesday morning during the Trinity Christian Academy Eagles Football Camp. The camp is under the direction of Joe Hamstra, the new athletic director and head football coach at TCA.
Kierstin Lytle sprints down the stretch with encouragement from a counselor during a team building drill Monday morning at Aledo United Methodist Church during its annual Vacation Bible School. VBS concludes Friday.
Sullivan Hoffman follows through on a backhand return during the Aledo High School tennis camp. The camp ran for two weeks and concludes today.
Aledo Ladycats assistant coach Staci Henyon instructs Elizabeth Allanach during a free throw drill at the Ladycats Basketball Camp at the AHS gym. Today was the final day of camp.
Tori Schairbaum attempts to dribble around defender Avery Weckel during a team drill Wednesday morning at the Ladycats Basketball Camp at the Aledo High School gym. The camp runs through Thursday.
The magic ride has come to an end.
Paced by nine hits and taking advantage of four Aledo errors, the Georgetown Eagles defeated the Bearcats, 8-2, Thursday night in a Class 5A state semifinal baseball game at Dell Diamond in Round Rock.
Goergetown will advance to the Class 5A state championship game and face Prosper Friday night.
The regional-champion Bearcats end the season with an overall mark of 24-14.
Blake Anderson was the winnnig pitcher for Georgetown. He allowed two runs on five hits with no walks and a strikeout in seven innings.
Isaac Hale took the loss for the Bearcats. He allowed six runs, but just two earned runs, on seven hits with three walks and five strikeouts in 4-1/3 innings.
Here we go, again.
For the second straight year, the Aledo Bearcats have qualified for the state baseball tournament in Round Rock after their sweep of state-ranked No. 9 Arlington Heights last week in the Region I finals series.
The defending state-champion Bearcats will face Georgetown in the state semifinals. The Eagles were a surprise winner in three games over state-ranked No. 2 Corpus Christie Calallen in the Region IV final series.
The first pitch will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 11, at Dell Diamond in Round Rock.
The winner advances to the Class 5A state championship game (7 p.m. Friday) and will play the winner of the No. 3 Prosper/Tomball state semifinal (4 p.m. Thursday).
Aledo High School will have a send off for the Aledo Bearcats baseball team as it travels to the Class 5A state tournament in Round Rock.
The send off will begin at 9:53 a.m. Thursday, June 11 from the AHS field house.
The Bearcats will face Georgetown in a state semifinal game at 7 p.m. Thursday (June 11) at Dell Diamond in Round Rock.
The Community News will have a live blog for all Bearcats games at the state tournament.
The 5A state championship game will be at 7 p.m. Friday, June 12, at Dell Diamond.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Parking will be $5.
Aledo senior shortstop Allie Arneson completes a throw to first base during a playoff game. Arneson was selected as District 8-5A's Most Valuable Player for the 2015 season in a vote of league coaches.
Senior shortstop Allie Arneson was voted as the District 8-5A Most Valuable Player and senior catcher Alli Ramsey was selected as Defensive Player of the Year in a vote of league coaches.
Six other Ladycats earned all-district honors, and head coach Jeff Lemons, in his final season as AHS softball coach, was named Coach of the Year.
Earning first-team, all-district honors from Aledo were senior pitcher Lauren Craine, senior second baseman Rhylie Makawe and senior third baseman Riley Sartain.