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It’s a Winter Wonderland

Landen Dean (left) shovels snow while his sister, Grace, sleds down the front steps of their house; brother, Isaac, watches and waits to go inside. Bridgeport Public Schools declared Monday, December 15, a snow day since the area was blanketed with over a foot of snow.

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Taking the Oath of Office

(L-R): Carrie Harless, Bridgeport City Council member; Jack Berg, Bridgeport Mayor; and Greg Lussetto, Bridgeport City Council member, take the Oath of Office during the regular city council meeting held on Thursday, December 11th. The three city officials were elected to new four-year terms following the general election held in November.

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It’s never too early to play baseball

Kevin Myers
As Major League Baseball teams just finished their winter meetings, in which teams bid to make trades and sign free agents, the Bridgeport Bombers Junior Legion baseball team is busy preparing for the upcoming season. Yes, you heard it right, the Bombers are once again going to be shagging fly balls, running the bases and turning double plays during the summer of 2015.

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Mastering the take down

Joe Weibert tosses Mitchell’s William Swanson for a take down during the dual between Bridgeport and Mitchell held on Thursday, December 11th. Moments later Weibert maneuvered Swanson for a pin with just 14 seconds on the clock.

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Bridgeport remains undefeated

Kevin Myers
The Bulldogs remained undefeated as they improved their record to 4-0 on the season with wins over Bayard and Sutherland this past week. Bridgeport defeated the Tigers 63-41 on Friday, December 12th, and followed that with an overtime victory over the Sailors by the score of 54-47 on Saturday, December 13th.

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Ladies improve to 3-1

Kevin Myers
The Lady Bulldogs improved their record to 3-1 on the season as they defeated the Bayard Lady Tigers 64-24 on Friday, December 12th and followed that up with a come-from-behind victory over Sutherland by the score of 56-55 on Saturday, December 13th. During their victory over the Lady Tigers, Bridgeport used a big second half to pull away for the lop-sided win. Leading 25-11 at the beginning of the third quarter, Megan Dudden scored six consecutive points to push the Lady Bulldogs’ lead to 31-11.

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