Bridgeport News-Blade


Swim, Bike, Run

The Prairie Winds Community Center sponsored the second triathlon on Saturday, August 23rd as individuals and teams competed against themselves, the clock and other participants for the coveted Swim— Bike—Run title. Competing at the sprint distance, triathletes were challenged with a 500 meter swim (10 laps or 20 lengths), a 20 kilometer (12.4 miles) cycle route, and a 5 kilometer (3.1 miles) run.

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James Anest in Concert

Join us for A Musical Afternoon featuring James Anest and Kara Shaw on Sunday, September 21st at the Bayard High School Auditorium beginning at 3:00 p.m. Always considering Western Nebraska his “home”, James returns after having spent the past 2 decades traveling the world as an Entertainer. His lengthy Opera, Broadway and Concert resume include working with The Los Angeles Opera under
famed Tenor & Conductor Placido Domingo, The Los Angeles Master Chorale with Zubin Mehta, Choral Conductors Roger Wagner, Frank Brownstead and many others.

Hair We Go... holds Grand Opening

Dawn Pappas, owner of the new salon, Hair We Go..., held her Grand Opening on Saturday, August 23rd. Dawn provides stylist services, hair extensions, and offers product  lines by Wella, Sebastian and CND Shellac Nail. Hair We Go... is open Tues., Wed. and Fri. from 10 a.m.—5 p.m., Thurs. from 11 a.m.—7 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m.—3 p.m.

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Lady Bulldogs kick off golf season

The Bridgeport Lady Bulldog girls golf team kicked off the 2014 season with the Scottsbluff Quadrangular held on Friday, August 22nd at Riverside Golf Course. Competing in the rain and on a course that plays longer for women, Cassidy Mitchell captured a second place finish as she carded a nine hole score of 43 just three behind Jordan York of Scottsbluff who won the meet with a 40.

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Bulldogs prepare for battle

Anthony Barrett carries the leather while the Bulldog defense swarms to take him down during the Bulldogs’ Gatorade Scrimmage held on Thursday, August 21. The Bulldogs will face their first varsity opponent on this Saturday, August 30th when they travel to Yoder, WY to take on Southeast Goshen County. The game will begin at 6:00 p.m.

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Volcanoes finish season undefeated

The Bridgeport Volcanoes, eight and under baseball team, finished the season with a perfect 8-0 record playing in the Scottsbluff 23 Club Pacific League. Coached by Matt Asche, Leland Dohse, Jeff Metz, Pat Goltl and Craig Barnette, the Volcanoes averaged 23 runs per game crossing the plate 184 times throughout the season.

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