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Learning while living history

Kevin Myers
With their lunch pails in hand and wearing clothes representative of what school children would have worn back in the 1880s, the Bridgeport fourth grade students went back in time to relive what it would have been like to attend a one room school house during the era.

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CERT—Preparing to assist

Kevin Myers
The Region 21 Community Emergency Response Team held their monthly training session at Bridgeport State Lakes on Monday, September 8th as volunteers practiced methods used in search and rescue operations, as well as, basic medical techniques until first responders are on the scene to take over. Region 21 is made up of volunteers from Cheyenne, Deuel, Garden and Morrill Counties.

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Dalton tradition continues 87th annual festival is September 19-21

The Dalton Fall Festival was suspended during World War II, and because of the sugar shortages, it continued to be suspended until 1948—the women could not make their famous pies. The first fall festival after the war had a great deal of enthusiasm and several floats. Twenty floats from Dalton and neighboring school districts competed in a parade. First place went to Harmony School District’s Freedom Train, shown in this photo by Thompson, which was published in the Omaha World-Herald in 1948. About 15 children, the school’s pupils, rode the float and represented the various freedoms.

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Drop heartbreaker

Kevin Myers
The Bridgeport Bulldogs suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Gordon-Rushville Mustangs on Friday, September 12 in Gordon. After Bridgeport’s defense stuffed the Mustangs on three consecutive running plays, Gordon-Rushville was forced to punt the football back to the Bulldogs. With 3:03 on the clock in the fourth quarter, Bridgeport’s offense took over at the Mustangs 33 yard line, needing a touchdown to take the lead.

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Bulldogs show their muscle

Will Frerichs muscles his way past a Mustang blocker as he rushes the quarterback during the Bulldogs’ game versus Gordon-Rushville on Friday, September 12th. Bridgeport came up two yards short of winning the game as they dropped a heartbreaker by the score of 24-22.

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Lady Bulldogs begin to turn the corner

Allison Schwartz Staff, Paw Prints
The Bridgeport Lady Bulldogs earned a runner-up finish during the Sheridan County Invite held on Saturday, September 13th at Gordon-Rushville High School. After sweeping through the pool play versus Mitchell, Hay Springs and Gordon-Rushville, the Lady Bulldogs dropped the Championship game to St. Paul.

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