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Live Coverage - Aledo vs. Tyler

December 11, 2014 by Production

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No. 1 Bearcats vs. JT: Must see football

December 11, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

As I See It
By Tony Eierdam

It is Class 5A’s version of Southlake Carroll vs. Trinity.

The Class 5A No. 1-ranked Aledo Bearcats have advanced to the state semifinals for the fifth time in the last six years, but on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Hanby Stadium in Mesquite they will face arguably their toughest opponent in that time span in the Tyler John Tyler Lions, the “bullies” of East Texas.

Of course, I jest about using the word bullies, and in the time I spent in East Texas covering sports JT was always good, and at the same time classy and sportsmanlike.

But make no mistake: They have always been feared, and this year is no exception.

Makawe's double double, Aledo defense propel Ladycats past Granbury, 42-27

December 9, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo senior post Rhylie Makawe scored 15 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead the Ladycats to a convincing 42-27 victory over the Granbury Lady Pirates Tuesday night in the District 8-5A girls' basketball opener at Granbury.

Makawe was also one part of a mix of brilliant Aledo defenders.

The Ladycats were so strong defensively that they held Granbury scoreless for eight minutes one two occasions - the first from the end of the opening period until the end of the second quarter, and again from the beginning of the third quarter until the beginning of the fourth period.

"You ask me who stood out on defense?" Ladycats head coach Mike Pinkerton said. "All five ladies who were on the floor.

Ladycats open District 8-5A hoops play today at Granbury

December 9, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo sophomore guard Cameron Huddleston (33) gets into a defensive position during a recent game. The Ladycats will open District 8-5A play at 6:30 p.m. today at Granbury.

The Aledo Ladycats basketball team will begin District 8-5A play today at Granbury against the Lady Pirates.

The varsity game will begin at 6:30 p.m. The junior varsity and freshman contests will begin at 5 p.m.

Bearcats come back to defeat Randall 47-29

December 5, 2014 by Randy Keck

By Tony Eierdam
The Community News

Down 21-13 at the half, the Aledo Bearcats scored five second-half touchdowns on their way to a 47-29 victory over Canyon Randall Friday night in a Class 5A Division I Region I final at Tiger Stadium in Snyder.

The Bearcats will advance to the state semifinals and face Tyler John Tyler at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Mesquite's E.H. Hanby Stadium.

Bearcats head coach Steve Wood said there was no rousing speech in the locker room at halftime.

"We did not panic at halftime," Wood said. "And I didn't give any 'fire and brimstone' speech because I didn't want them to panic."

Live Coverage - Aledo vs. Randall

December 4, 2014 by Production

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Aledo's Cheyenne Knight named to AJGA Junior All-American Team

December 2, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Cheyenne Knight played last week in the Polo Junior Golf Championship held at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. During this AJGA event they announced the Rolex Junior All-American Team from the American Junior Golf Association. The AJGA has Junior members from all over the World. Cheyenne is currently ranked 29th in the Rolex Ranking system. During the Tournament banquet the top 48 players were announced as being named to the Rolex Junior All-American Team.

No. 1 Bearcats hold off Del Valle in 37-21 regional semifinal win

November 28, 2014 by Randy Keck

Aledo will face Canyon Randall at 7 p.m. Friday in Snyder for Regional Final

By Tony Eierdam

Aledo senior quarterback Luke Bishop and senior running back Jess Anders each ran for a pair of touchdowns to lead the No. 1 Bearcats to a 37-21 victory over El Paso De Valle Friday afternoon in a Class 5A Division I Region I semifinal in Midland.

Bishop scored on TD runs of 27 and 2 yards as Aledo built a 23-6 lead at the half.

The other Aledo first-half points came on a 13-yard return to the end zone by Sam Holzschuh after a blocked punt, and the Bearcats earned 2 points on a return to the end zone after a blocked extra point by Patrick Peek.

Del Valle cut the lead to 23-14 before Anders was inserted into the game for the first time in the third quarter.

Live Coverage - Aledo vs. Del Valle

November 27, 2014 by Randy Keck

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No. 1 Bearcats will face Del Valle on Friday in Midland

November 22, 2014 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo ISD has announced that the state-ranked No. 1 Aledo Bearcats will play El Paso Del Valle at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28 at Grande Communications Stadium in Midland in a Class 5A, Region I, Division I semifinal playoff game.

Del Valle defeated Amarillo Palo Duro today, while on Friday the Bearcats defeated Denton High School, 49-17, to reach the regional semifinals.

Sports Calendar

Monday, December 29

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

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fibermax Caprock Classic, Lubbock

Friday, January 2

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Maypearl at Aledo High School, A 4:00 pm and JV 5:30 pm.

Saturday, January 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua/Cleburne (Dark) at Cleburne, B 12:00 pm.

  • Aledo Soccer Alumni Game at Bearcat Stadium, Ladycats 12:00 pm and Bearcats 2:00 pm.

Tuesday, January 6

  • Aledo Bearcats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm and A 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:00 pm, Freshmen 6:30 pm and Varsity 8:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats at Boswell, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm.

Thursday, January 8

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Waxahachie 287 Tournament

  • Aledo Ladycats vs The Colony at Waxahachie Tournament, 7:30 pm. January 9 & 10 opponenet and time TBA.

  • Aledo Middle School Ladycats at Brewer. 7th Grade C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. 8th Grade C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School Bearcats vs Brewer Middle School. 7th at Aledo Gym 1, C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. 8th at Aledo MPC, C 5:00 pm, B 6:00 pm and A 7:00 pm. *District Game

Friday, January 9

  • Aledo Middle School Bearcats 7th & 8th A at Azle Junior High School Tournament.

  • Aledo Bearcat JV at Keller Timber Creek Tourny

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Everman at Aledo High School, JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm and A 8:00 pm. *District Game

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