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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

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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

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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.

Special teams

August 10, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Aledo Bearcats linemen run through drills Tuesday morning during a special teams session at Bearcat Stadium. Aledo will work out on Wednesday and Thursday in shorts and helmets (per UIL rule) before putting on the pads for the first time in 2010 on Friday. The freshman, junior varsity and varsity teams will scrimmage Saturday (Aug. 14) at either Bearcat Stadium or the practice field. The freshman scrimmage begins at 8 a.m., JV will start at 8:30 a.m. and the varsity will take the field at 9:30 a.m.

Ladycats split season-opening matches at Waco Midway

August 9, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

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Aledo sophomore setter Mallory Powell (20) and senior hitter Jordan Jacobs (15) put up the block during the Ladycats victory over Granbury Monday night at Waco Midway. The Ladycats swept Granbury but fell to Midway.

The Aledo Ladycats swept their afternoon match against Granbury but fell in the nightcap against Waco Midway Monday (Aug. 9) in season-opening matches at Midway High School.

The Ladycats swept Granbury, 25-12, 26-24 and 25-23. Game two was finished off by a kill from senior outside hitter Lindsey Baird, and the clinching game three was closed out by a kill from senior outside hitter Christa Daniel.

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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