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Sports Blog Sample - Aledo vs Temple

August 31, 2015 by Randy Keck

This is an example of The Community News' sports game blog. This was the actual blog coverage of Aledo vs. Temple:

Cedar Park's 28 second-half points lift Timberwolves over Aledo Bearcats, 31-13

August 29, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Class 5A No. 2 Cedar Park came back from a 7-3 halftime deficit with 28 unanswered points in the second half on its way to a 31-13 win over the No. 1 Aledo Bearcats Friday night in the season opener at McLane Stadium in Waco.

Cedar Park scored on runs of 1, 90 and 20 yards in the second half while also reaching the end zone on a 61-yard punt return.

The loss spoiled the debut of junior quarterback Dillon Davis, who completed nine of 15 passes for 117 yards in the first half but had little time to throw against the hard-charging 'Wolves in the second half.

Cedar Park avenged a 21-17 loss to the Bearcats in last year's season opener also played at McLane Stadium.

Aledo vs. Cedar Park live coverage

August 28, 2015 by Randy Keck

Live Blog Football - Aledo vs Cedar Park
 

Former Ladycat golfer Cheyenne Knight named NTHSGCA Player of the Year

August 26, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Former Aledo Ladycats golfer Cheyenne Knight, who won the 4A and 5A girls' individual state championships in 2014 and 2015, respectively, was named to the North Texas High School Golf Coaches Association's Top 10 Honor Roll (all classifications) and was selected as the NTHSGCA Player of the Year for 2015. Knight, who will play at the University of Alabama this year, is shown above at the Class 5A state golf tournament.

Ladycats fall to No. 2 Lucas Lovejoy in non-district match

August 25, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

State-ranked No. 2 Lucas Lovejoy defeated the Aledo Ladycats, 25-15, 25-17, 25-16 Tuesday night in a non-district volleyball match at the TAV gym in Carrolton.

The loss drops the Ladycats to 16-7 overall.

The Ladycats will continue non-district play Thursday through Saturday at the Volleypalooza Tournament in Leander.

Aledo will plays its home opener at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1 as the Ladycats host Denton Guyer.

Ladycats face defending 5A state-champion Lucas Lovejoy in neutral site match

August 25, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo sophomore Izzy Gonzalez (1) elevates for a kill during the Northwest ISD Volleyball Classic last weekend. The Ladycats will face No. 2 Lucas Lovejoy at 6:30 p.m. today at Carrolton.

In a rematch of last year's Class 5A state semifinal contest, the Aledo Ladycats will face defending 5A champion and state-ranked No. 2 Lucas Lovejoy at 6:30 p.m. today at the TAV gym in Carrolton.

The freshman A and JV matches will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the freshman B match set for 6:30 p.m.

The Ladycats (16-6) are riding a six-match winning streak after capturing all three matches Saturday in consolation bracket play at the Northwest ISD Volleyball Classic.

Ladycats sweep Plano East to take consolation championship at Northwest ISD Volleyball Tournament

August 22, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

A curse may have turned into a blessing for the Aledo Ladycats volleyball team.

Playing at the Northwest ISD Volleyball Tournament without injured top hitters Maddie Goings and Emily Smith, the Ladycats went 1-2 in Thursday pool play.

But after the lineup settled - and paced by a bevy of eager hitters - the Ladycats went undefeated in Friday pool play and won all three games Saturday in bracket play, including a 25-21, 25-19 victory over Class 6A Plano East in the finale to win the consolation bracket.

Ladycats head coach Kathy Goings praised the efforts of hitters Amanda Norman, Camryn McLelland, Sarah Haeussler, Peyton Lambert, Izzy Gonzalez and Brecken Roquemore - hitters who saw more touches in the tournament due the absences of Maddie Goings and Smith.

Bearcats, Nelson fight to scoreless tie in scrimmage

August 21, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo junior receiver Logan Bridges made the catch of the day when he pulled in this pass with one arm Friday morning during the Bearcats scrimmage with Byron Nelson High School at Bearcat Stadium.

Although both the No. 1 Aledo Bearcats and Byron Nelson found the end zone during the controlled portion of their Friday morning scrimmage at Bearcat Stadium, the two squads fought to a scoreless tie in the 12-minute, timed portion of the practice game.

Bearcats head coach Steve Wood said he liked his team's effort and enthusiasm in the scrimmage, and added that it was good to see the team "hit someone else" after two weeks of practices.

No. 1 Bearcats host Byron Nelson in Friday morning scrimmage

August 20, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo senior receiver Carter Windes (2) races down the sideline after catching a pass on Aug. 15 during the Bearcats intrasquad scrimmage. The Bearcats will host Byron Nelson in a scrimmage that begins at 9 a.m. Friday (Aug. 21) at Bearcat Stadium.

The state-ranked No. 1 and two-time defending state champion Aledo Bearcats will host Byron Nelson High School in a controlled scrimmage at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 21 at Bearcat Stadium.

The JV and freshman scrimmages will follow.

The Bearcats open the 2015 season against No. 2 Cedar Park at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28 at McLane Stadium in Waco.

No. 4 Ladycats sweep 4A No. 3 Decatur

August 18, 2015 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo libero Allegra Rivas (6) bumps a pass to the front row during the Ladycats 25-17, 25-13, 25-16 victory Tuesday night at Decatur.

Paced by a match-high 19 kills from junior hitter Maddie Goings, the Class 5A No. 4 Aledo Ladycats swept past the Class 4A No. 3 Decatur Lady Eagles, 25-17, 25-13, 25-16 Tuesday night in a non-district volleyball match at Decatur.

The win raises the Ladycats' record to 7-4.

Junior hitter Amanda Norman added eight kills, with junior setter Erin Weiss recording a match-high 32 assists.

Defensively, libero Allegra Rivas had a match-high 13 digs with Weiss adding 11.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, September 1

  • AHS VS Denton Guyer at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Burleson Centennial at AHS; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at Chisholm Trail, 6 p.m.

Thursday, September 3

  • AHS at Gingerbread Jamboree at Denton; 8:30 a.m.

  • AHS JV at Burleson Centennial; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at Wylie Prep, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 4

  • AHS VS Colleyville Heritage at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity VS Noxubee Co. Tigers (Miss.) at Bearcat Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity at CHANT, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 5

  • AHS at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament; TBA

Tuesday, September 8

  • AHS VS Richland at AHS

    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.

    JV, 5:30 p.m.

    9th A, 5:30 p.m.

    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity at Everman; 4 p.m.

  • TCA Varsity VS Waco Methodist at TCA, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 10

  • AHS at James Smith Invitational at Midlothian; 8:15 a.m.

  • AHS JV VS Everman at AHS; 4 p.m.

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