Footballers take home team to task

Footballers take home team to task

Bulldogs shut out Mustangs 28-0

Friday night, October 2, provided good football weather for the Bridgeport Bulldog’s first game back on the field since the loss of their teammate, senior Joshua Warren, in a car accident after their homecoming loss the weekend before. Bridgeport travelled to Gordon-Rushville to take on the Mustangs in front of a large visiting crowd. The Bulldogs came in with a 4-1 record and the Mustangs were 2-3, coming off two big wins.

Warren was honored before the game in a touching tribute by both teams. As he was a big fan of tie dye colors, the Bulldogs made and both teams donned tie-dyed socks in his memory, while the Gordon-Rushville Cheerleaders cheered in tie dyed shirts. The groundskeeper painted purple hashmarks on the 29-yard line in remembrance of Josh, and the G/R fans who gathered for the game wore some sort of tiedyed clothing. In the moments leading up to the game, a large white tie dyed #29 Fly High flag was run onto the field by Bulldog teammate and friend, senior Damien Bell and planted nearby on the sideline for the remainder of the game.


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