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Bearcats and Ladycats De-quill Porcupines….Another sweep at Home

January 29, 2011 by Steve Keck

Capacity Crowd Cheers on Ladycats and Bearcats
Next Home Game Tuesday, February 1st vs. Byron Nelson
Ladycats 6 PM …….Bearcats 7:30 PM

Both varsity basketball programs swept their opponents for the fourth straight time. Two were on the road and two were at home. The latest sweep was against the Springtown Porcupines in front of a capacity crowd at Aledo High School gym.

The Ladycats (25-2, 11-0) clinched the District 5-4A championship with a steady performance from start to finish beating Springtown 53-42. Logan Mittie and Mallory Powell were the leading Ladycats with 18 points each. The victory against the second place Porcupines clinched the district with an 11-0 record and three games remaining.

Aledo Basketball Road Warriors

January 26, 2011 by Steve Keck

Both Aledo Basketball Teams Sweep Two Road Games

Home Game Vs. Springtown Friday, Jan. 28

Ladycats (25-2, 10-0) begin at 6 p.m.
Bearcats, winners of three in a row, play at 7:30 p.m.

Halftime of Bearcats Game:
Aledo Bearcat Football Team receives National Honor

This Friday night, the Aledo varsity basketball teams have a lot to play for against two good varsity programs from Springtown. The Ladycats can wrap up the district crown with a victory against the second place Lady Porcupines. A victory by the Ladycats will clinch the district with three games remaining. The Ladycats beat Timber Creek on the road last night 66-63. Logan Mittie Scored 31 and Mallory Powell added 16.

Bearcat Football Team Gets National Honor...Presentation during halftime of Bearcat Basketball Game

January 24, 2011 by Steve Keck

Support our 23-2 Ladycats (10-0 District) and Ranked #4 in Texas at 6 pm

Stay for Aledo Bearcat Basketball vs Springtown at 7:30

See coach Buchanan and the State Champion Bearcats honored as one of the top 50 schools in the nation!

Friday, January 28

WHAT:

Aledo High School will be presented with the Army National Guard national ranking trophy as part of the sixth annual MaxPreps Tour of Champions. Aledo finished No. 46 in the final rankings and is one of 50 schools being honored on this season’s tour. The presentation will be made at halftime of the boys’ varsity basketball game.

WHERE: Gymnasium
Aledo High School
1000 Bailey Ranch Road
Aledo, TX 76008
(817) 441-8711

Football banquet tickets on sale

January 24, 2011 by Randy Keck

The Aledo Athletic Booster Club announced that the annual football banquet and auction will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan 29 in the new indoor multipurpose practice facility.

Tickets are $15 per person and are on sale until 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26 at the Aledo High School office.
The evening will feature music, fun, highlight videos, a silent auction and live auction honoring the two-time Class AAAA Division II State Champion Bearcats, as well as the varsity cheerleaders, filmers, trainers, Spirit of Aledo, and Banner Crew.

The 2010 Bearcats (16-0) authored the first perfect season in Aledo High School history and became the first back-to-back state champions in school history.

Bearcat Basketball is Red Hot!

January 22, 2011 by Steve Keck

For the second time in a row, both the Bearcats and Ladycats won on the same night. The Ladycats are cruising into the playoffs with a perfect 10-0 record. The Bearcats are now tied for the last playoff spot in District 5-4A.

NEXT HOME GAME: FRIDAY, JANUARY 28.
LADYCATS AT 6 PM.....BEARCATS AT 8PM
LET'S FILL UP THE GYM!

Bearcats 38 Brewer 34

Leading Bearcats

Matt Bishop 10
Taylor Johnson 9
Marc Ryals 7
Pierce Gentry 5
AJ Ray 5
Danny Glass 2

Ladycats 91 Brewer 37
Yes 91!

Leading

Logan Mittie 30
Mallory Powell 19
Alanna Martin 15
Hannah Loftin 13
Shelby Stockard 7
Megan Wood 4
Kelcie Childs 2

Aledo Boys 9th Grade A Team 41 Brewer Bears 26

Gray named 'Mr. Football USA'

January 20, 2011 by Randy Keck

First junior to be so honored by ESPN

Randy Keck/The Community News: Johnathan Gray crosses the goal line in action against Boswell in October of 2010.

Aledo high school running back Johnathan Gray received yet another honor today (Jan 20) when ESPN announced he was this year's choice as "Mr. Football USA."

The designation puts Gray in the same league as famous names like Earl Campbell, Billy Sims and Eric Dickerson.

For more on the story, check the Jan. 28 issue of The Community News and the ESPN Web site.

Cats Sweep out the Bird House....All Teams at All Levels Win!

January 18, 2011 by Randy Keck

Randy Keck/The Community News: Alec Stockdale pulls down a rebound in freshman basketball action Tuesday night in Aledo. The Bearcat freshman team defeated their counterparts from Birdville 33-32.

Bearcats Beat Birdville 60-55

Matt Bishop 13
Taylor Johnson 13

Ladycats Claw Lady Hawks 82-54

Mallory Powell 32
Logan Mitte 20
Hannah Loftin 16

Bearcat JV 63 Birdville JV 51

Alex Riner 12
Matt Dunn 10

Friday Night Varsity Basketball Results

January 16, 2011 by Steve Keck

Ladycats Sting Lady Hornets 85-48

Can anyone say “halftime adjustments?” The Ladycats were clinging on to a 26-25 lead going into halftime. Aledo had enough of these bees in their bonnets and came out on fire in the second half. The Ladycats outscored Azle 59-23 in the second half. Yes, 59 points in the second half.

The victory moved Aledo to 22-2 on the season and a perfect 7-0 in district play. Logan Mitte led all scorers with 21 points and Mallory Powell added 20.

The Ladycats return home on Tuesday night to play Birdville at 6:00 PM.

Leading Ladycats
Logan Mittie 21
Mallory Powell 20
Alanna Martin 14
Shelby Stockard 10
Hannah Loftin 9

1 2 3 4 Final
Aledo 11 15 32 27 85
Azle 13 12 9 14 48

Varsity Boys fall to District Leading Azle

Saluting Our Senior Bearcats

January 14, 2011 by Steve Keck

State Champions II
A note from the publisher
Due to production issues, not every senior Bearcat made it into the State Championship section just published. Additional pages which can be added to the section can be found in the Jan. 21 issue of The Community News. The Jan. 14 issue, available at local retailers, contains the Championship section. Click on the image above to enjoy a sneak peek of it here, as well as reading additional senior profiles below.

Aledo Bearcat Senior Profile # 15 Zack Scott S/DE

Senior Profile # 15 Zack Scott Q & A

Ladycats Rip Boswell 56-36; Bearcats lose 51-42

January 11, 2011 by Steve Keck

Varsity Basketball vs. Boswell, Tuesday Night Action

The Aledo Ladycats brought out the defensive heat on a cold night and defeated the Boswell Lady Pioneers 56-36. The victory gives the Ladycats, ranked # 5 in the state, a 21-2 record to go along with a perfect 6-0 district mark.

Logan Mitte led all scorers with 18, Mallory Powell added 12, Alanna Martin 10, Hannah Loftin 6.

Bearcats 42 Boswell 51

The Bearcats led Boswell 24-20 at halftime, but fell victim to some cold shooting in the second half. Danny Glass led Aledo with 14, Matt Bishop scored 9, AJ Ray 8, and Taylor Johnson 7.

Ladycat JV 45 Boswell 39

Marlowe Hudson 15
Hylee Boden 8

Bearcat JV 47 Boswell 65

Travis Gough 10
Alex Riner 10
Matt Dunn 10

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, December 2

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Birdville, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Springtown, Freshmen 5:30 p.m., JV 5:30 p.m. and Varsity 7 p.m.

Thursday, December 4

  • Aledo Ladycats Freshmen and JV at Mineral Wells Invitational

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Weatherford New Car Dealers Tournament

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fort Worth Cowtown Classic

Tuesday, December 9

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Stephenville at Aledo High School, B 6 p.m., A 4:30 p.m., JV 6 p.m. and Varsity 7:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Granbury, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Thursday, December 11

  • Aledo Bearcats B, A, JV and Varsity at Decatur Tournament

Monday, December 15

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Southwest at Aledo High School, B 5 p.m., A 5 p.m. and JV 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 16

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Cleburne at Aledo High School, Freshmen 5 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Friday, December 19

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, A 8 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 6:30 p.m., *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Joshua at Aledo High School, Freshmen 6:30 p.m., JV 5 p.m. and Varsity 8 p.m., *District Game

Monday, December 29

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

  • Aledo Ladycats Varsity at Fibermax Caprock Classic, Lubbock

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