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Scenes from Aledo vs Azle

January 15, 2012 by Randy Keck

The Aledo basketball teams played Azle on Friday, Jan. 13. Scenes include Ladycat action under the basket, crowd cheering the state champion Aledo Bearcat basketball team, and scenes from Stuard Elementary School's Teams of Tomorrow.

See the Jan. 20 issue of The Community News for full coverage of Friday's basketball games.

Basketball action vs Byron Nelson

January 9, 2012 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Breann Forbes goes to the basket in the Aledo JV girls 56-23 win over Byron Nelson last Friday, Jan. 6. Click on the photo for a gallery from Friday night including JV and varsity girls and JV and freshman boys.

All the past week's action will be covered in the Jan. 13 issue of The Community News.

Aledo takes second in Moritz Holiday Tournament

December 28, 2011 by Randy Keck

Inspired post play by Pierce Gentry and clutch three-pointers by Taylor Johnson were not quite enough to lift the Aledo Bearcats past the Brewer Bears in the championship game of the Moritz Holiday Classic basketball tournament held in Aledo this week

Aledo fell in the final game 56-53 on Wednesday night to take a second place trophy in its home tournament.

More on the game and the tournament can be found in the Dec. 30 issue of The Community News.

Bearcats headed for championship game

December 28, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Bearcat Alex Riner fights through a screen in action against Centennial on Wednesday, Dec. 28.

The Aledo Bearcats defeated Burleson Centennial 67-61 to earn a spot in the finals of the Moritz Holiday Classic at Aledo on Wednesday afternoon. The 'Cats will play Brewer for the championship at 6:30 p.m.

More from the tournament can be found in the Dec. 30 issue of The Community News.

Time changes for Holiday Tournament

December 28, 2011 by Randy Keck

Two time changes have been announced for the Moritz Holiday Classic basketball tournament in Aledo.

The third-place game will be played at 4:30 p.m. and the championship game will be at 6 p.m.

Off to a good start

December 27, 2011 by Randy Keck

Three pointers were falling in the Aledo Bearcats' 65-38 win over South Hills in the opening round of the Moritz Invitational in Aledo on Dec. 27. The video shows three-pointers by Kyle Gromann and Taylor Johnson.

The Bearcats will play Centennial in the second round of the tournament at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28 in the Aledo High School gym.

More photos and coverage can be found in the Dec. 30 issue of The Community News.

Ladycats win at Keller

December 21, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Aledo junior guard Mallory Powell is fouled going to the basket in Tuesday night's win over Keller Timber Creek. Powell had 15 points in the game.Click on the photo for a gallery from Tuesday night.
The Aledo Ladycats defeated Keller Timber Creek 57-39 Tuesday night on the road. Timber Creek was picked to win district, but the Ladycats didn't seem fazed by the pick. The Bearcats lost their district opener 64-51.

Full stories and photos will be in the Dec. 23 issue of The Community News.

Bearcats win state ... Again!

December 17, 2011 by Ken Hoover

Randy Keck/The Community News: Players for the Aledo Bearcats hold up the state championship trophy after their third consecutive 4A Division II state championship Saturday at Cowboys Stadium.

The Aledo Bearcats defeated the Manvel Mavericks 49-28 to capture their third consecutive 4A Division II State Championship at Cowboys Stadium in Saturday.

Jaylen Hill was named Defensive MVP, and quarterback Matt Bishop received Offensive Player of the Game honors.

A recap of the game follows. Read more about the game in the Dec. 23 issue of The Community News.

Game Recap

Caleb Frysinger returns the opening kickoff out to the Aledo 42 yard line.

The Bearcats are unable to move the ball and are forced to punt. Manvel will operate from their 38 yard line.

The Aledo defense holds, and the offense will work from the 21 yard line this time. Two first downs have moved the ball out to the 44 yard line. A third and three is converted, first and 10 Bearcats

On 1st down a Matt Bishop to Willie Gibson pass is good for 6 and the PAT is good. Aledo 7 Manvel 0 with 5:37 left in the first quarter.

The Mavericks are held on the next series, but get off a beautiful punt to get the Bearcats started inside their own 10 yard line.

A Pate Davis from Matt Bishop completion gives Aledo a 1st down. A penalty on the Manvel defense will give Aledo the ball at their 46. A crossing pattern is a completion to Johnathan Gray for a Bearcat 1st down at the Manvel 39 as the first quarter ends.

Bearcat Sendoff set for Saturday

December 14, 2011 by Randy Keck

The Aledo Athletic Booster Club will have a sendoff for the Bearcats as they leave Aledo for Cowboys Stadium on Saturday morning.

Bearcat fans are asked to line Bailey Ranch Road and FM 1187 (as safety permits) from Bailey Ranch to FM 1187 to cheer for the team as it leaves Aledo High School about 8:30 a.m.

Ladycats win district opener

December 13, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Megan Wood eludes a Birdville defender in the Aledo Ladycats' district opening win against Birdville Tuesday in Aledo.

The Aledo Ladycats made it 1-0 in district standings Tuesday night by defeating Birdville 66-39 at home. More about the week in boys and girls basketball can be found in the Dec. 16 issue of The Community News.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, March 5

  • Aledo Ladycats JV at Brewer Tournament, Time TBA

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at A&M Consolidated Tournament, College Station, Time TBA

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Southwest and Arlington Heights Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Granbury Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Weatherford Tournament, Times TBA.

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Boswell
    Aledo Middle School at Stephenville

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Brock at Brock High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, March 6

  • Aledo Varsity at Chisholm Trail Tournament, all day

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at Bearcat Brawl at Split Rail Links and Golf Club.

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Burleson at Bearcat Stadium, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *Senior Night & District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, March 9

  • Aledo Ladycats at Burleson Centennial, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, March 12

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Abilene Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats JV at Boswell Tournament, Times TBA.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Richland Tournament, Times TBA.

Monday, March 16

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Orange at Brock High School Tournament at Canyon West Golf Course.

  • Aledo Bearcats JV vs. Joshua at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Joshua, 6:00 pm. *District Game.

Tuesday, March 17

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats JV at Lake Ridge JV Tournament at Mansfield National Golf Course.

  • Aledo Bearcats at Granbury, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

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