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Ladycats raise record to 11-6 with sweep at Denton Guyer

August 24, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Aledo senior outside hitter Christa Daniel elevates for a kill during the Ladycats' sweep over Denton Guyer Tuesday night at Guyer as senior middle Jordan Jacobs (15) and senior libero Taylor Brown (2) get into position. Daniel led the Ladycats with 11 kills, and was also named to the all-tournament team at this past weekend's Byron Nelson Tournament.

Ladycats roll to a 25-15, 25-16, 25-12 road victory

The Aledo Ladycats volleyball team raised its record to 11-6 after a convincing 25-15, 25-16, 25-12 sweep over Denton Guyer Tuesday night (Aug. 24) in a non-district match at Guyer.

Ladycats travel to Denton today for non-district volleyball match at Guyer

August 24, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Still on the road in non-district play, the Aledo Ladycats volleyball team will play today (Tuesday, Aug. 24) at Denton Guyer.

The freshman and junior varsity contests will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by the varsity match at approximately 6:30 p.m.

The Ladycats (9-6) will play at the Fredericksburg tournament this weekend before finally playing its home opener on Tuesday, Aug. 31, against Stephenville.

Bearcats find end zone nine times in scrimmage at Burleson

August 20, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Aledo scored five touchdowns in the controlled portion of its scrimmage at Burleson Friday night (Aug. 20) and scored four more times during the timed portion as the Bearcats completed their final tune-up before next week's season opener against Stephenville.

The 2009 Class 4A state champion Bearcats will open their season at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, at home against rival Stephenville.

Against Burleson in the controlled portion of the practice game, junior all-state running back Johnathan Gray scored on touchdown runs of 53 and 70 yards, and he caught a 10-yard TD pass from junior quarterback Matt Bishop.

Bearcats final tune-up today with scrimmage at Burleson

August 20, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

The defending Class 4A state champion Aledo Bearcats will travel to Burleson today (Friday, Aug. 20) in a scrimmage game that will be the final tune-up before next week's season opener at home against Stephenville.

The freshman scrimmage will begin at 4 p.m. followed by the junior varsity scrimmage at 5 p.m. and the varsity contest at 6:30 p.m. at Elk Stadium.

Ladycats send down No. 5 Red Oak in three games

August 17, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Tony Eierdam/The Community News

The Aledo Ladycats celebrate after a point during game two of their three-game sweep over state-ranked No. 5 Red Oak. Shown are Mallory Powell, Jordan Jacobs, Taylor Brown, Lindsey Baird and Christa Daniel.

Ladycats win key road match, 25-15, 25-21, 25-17

Paced by a quick front row and resilient back row, the Aledo Ladycats swept Class 4A No. 5 Red Oak, 25-15, 25-21, 25-17, Tuesday night (Aug. 17) in a non-district volleyball match at Red Oak.

The win raises the Ladycats overall mark to 6-3. Aledo will play next at the Northwest ISD tournament, which runs Friday and Saturday, Aug. 20-21.

Ladycats face huge test today at No. 5 Red Oak

August 17, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

The Aledo Ladycats will continue non-district volleyball action today (Tuesday, Aug. 17) at Class 4A state-ranked No. 5 Red Oak.

The freshman and junior varsity games will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by the varsity match at approximately 6:30 p.m.

The Ladycats (5-3) won four of six games last weekend at the grapevine tournament.

Red Oak played a dual last night (Monday, Aug. 16), defeating Mansfield Legacy in four games and sweeping North Crowley.

The Ladycats home opener will be Tuesday, Aug. 31, against Stephenville.

Former Bearcat Ryan Christian scores record-setting touchdown for CFL's Toronto Argonauts

August 15, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Chad Owens caught two TD passes while Ryan Christian returned a kickoff a club-record 110 yards for another as the surprising Toronto Argonauts stunned the Montreal Alouettes 37-22 at Rogers Centre on Saturday night (Aug. 14), according to the Argonauts Web site (www.argonauts.ca).

Christian is a first-year player from TCU and a former Aledo Bearcat.

According to the Web site, Christian electrified the season-high Rogers Centre gathering of 22,311 at 2:08 of the second quarter, a play after Montreal had pulled to within 14-7.

Christian broke the Argos' record of 109 yards set by Terry Greer in 1981 and capped the play by summersaulting into the end zone. Video highlights: http://www.argonauts.ca/video/index

Ladycats finish 4-2 at Grapevine volleyball tournament

August 14, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

The Aledo Ladycats finished their first tournament of the season by sweeping pool play and winning one of three bracket games today (Saturday, Aug. 14) at the Grapevine tournament.

The Ladycats (5-3) will play next at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, at Class 4A No. 5 Red Oak.

The Ladycats opened bracket play today with a loss to The Colony, followed with a victory over Cleburne and fell to McKinney this afternoon.

On Friday in pool play, Aledo defeated Frisco Liberty, Richland and Arlington Sam Houston.

Open field tackle

August 14, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

Tony Eierdam/The Community News

Aledo linebacker Gunner Johnson tackles Bryan Cox in the open field Saturday morning during the Bearcats intrasquad scrimmage. For more on the scrimmage, please see the Aug. 20 issue of The Community News.

Season tickets available the first day of school

August 12, 2010 by Randy Keck

The Aledo ISD has announced that season tickets can be picked up the first day of school (Aug. 23) at the Bearcat Store in the Administration Building, 1008 Bailey Ranch Road in Aledo.

Sports Calendar

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

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.

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