After Aledo opens its doors to grieving Iraan, the title game awaits

A small bus carrying cheerleaders and two cheerleader sponsors was hit on Interstate 20 near Big Spring by a tractor-trailer on Dec. 2 and cheerleader sponsor Elizabeth Pope was killed and seven others were injured. The Iraan Braves will play Bremond for the Class 2A Division II state football title Thursday morning at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. (Max Faulkner/Star-Telegram)