Team of the Year: Better than fiction – Bulls script near-perfect finish

Published Saturday, July 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

Walking onto the sun-splashed field in Georgetown to the roar of the crowd, Bridgeport senior Efrain DeLuna struggled to grasp reality.

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2016-17 In Review: Eagles soar to new heights

Published Wednesday, June 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

In the season opening victory over Springtown, the Decatur Eagles football team piled up 785 yards and scored 74 points.

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2016-17 in Review: Bridgeport ushers in change – Wilson takes lead as athletic director for Bulls

Published Saturday, June 17, 2017
By Richard Greene

For the first time in 24 years, Bridgeport will start a school year with someone new leading the athletic program.

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Soccer: Great journey revisited – Book headed to 50th reunion

Published Saturday, June 10, 2017
By Richard Greene

Fifty years ago, Jan Book boarded a plane from his native Sweden to Spain to join a newly formed American soccer team.

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Soccer: Playing up – 8-year-old bests older, more experienced players

Published Saturday, June 4, 2017
By David Talley

Playing with the 10-year-olds on a Wise County Soccer Association team last fall, Colter Edwards wasn't hard-pressed to reach the goal on multiple occasions.

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Soccer: Parks takes job in Argyle

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

When hearing the official word that Bridgeport was starting a soccer program, Ben Parks jumped at the opportunity to be the team's first coach.

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Soccer: Prado, Aguilar share MVP

Published Saturday, May 6, 2017
By Richard Greene

On the back line, Bridgeport's Eric Aguilar served as the ultimate sweeper, making the Bulls' defense almost impenetrable in a run to the 4A final.

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Soccer: Three Bulls make state tourney team

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Richard Greene

Juan Amador and Miguel Olmos scored goals and Eric Aguilar made an overtime clear to force the 4A soccer title game last week to penalty kicks against Kilgore.

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Soccer: Magical run – Bulls 4A state runner-up in overtime battle

Soccer: Magical run – Bulls 4A state runner-up in overtime battle

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

Falling behind by two goals in the first 12 minutes and then being outshot for the game 25-10, the Bridgeport Bulls refused to buckle.

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Soccer: Bulls deliver second-half knockout in semifinals

Soccer: Bulls deliver second-half knockout in semifinals

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

Playing in the state tournament in the program's second year, proved not to be too big of a stage for the Bridgeport Bulls.

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Soccer: Magical run – Bulls 4A state runner-up in overtime battle

Published Friday, April 14, 2017
By Richard Greene

Falling behind by two goals in the first 12 minutes and then being outshot for the game 25-10, the Bridgeport Bulls refused to buckle.

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Bulls reach title game with 2-0 victory

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

In just their second season, the Bridgeport Bulls are just 80 minutes away from bringing the 4A soccer title. Miguel Olmos and Juan Amador found the back of the net in the second half and the Bulls turned in another brilliant defensive effort to take down Progreso Wednesday 2-0 in the Class 4A semifinal at Georgetown’s Birkelbach Field.

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Vamos toros! Bridgeport soccer players feed off fans

Vamos toros! Bridgeport soccer players feed off fans

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

As the ball rolls forward to start play Saturday on the sun-splashed field at Birdville ISD Fine Arts/Athletic Complex, a musical number bellows from the maroon sea of fans in the stands.

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Soccer: State stampede – Bulls charge to state tourney

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

Early in the second half, San Elizario's Eric Valdez caught Bridgeport keeper Andrew Stotts out of position and had an open goal in front of him for the go-ahead goal.

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Statebound: Bulls win region title, earn state trip

Published Saturday, April 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

Early in the second half, San Elizario’s Eric Valdez caught Bridgeport keeper Andrew Stotts out of position and had an open goal in front of him for the go-ahead goal. As the shot bounded toward the goal, Bridgeport’s Eric Aguilar slid in to clear the ball. Nine minutes later, Jesus Aguilar booted in a goal to put Bridgeport on top and on the way to the state tournament with a 2-1 victory over San Elizario in the Class 4A Region I final at Birdville ISD Fine Arts/Athletic Complex.

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Soccer: One step away – Bulls hold on, will play for state berth

Soccer: One step away – Bulls hold on, will play for state berth

Published Saturday, April 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

Juan Amador provided a solid opening act for the Bridgeport Bulls Friday, rattling the nets for a pair of goals in the first 10 minutes.

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Soccer: Charging ahead – Bridgeport scores spot in region semis

Published Saturday, April 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

Fighting a biting north wind in the first half, Juan Amador and the Bridgeport Bulls kept peppering shots at the Burkburnett goal to no avail.

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Soccer: Eagles lose region quarterfinal

Published Saturday, April 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Decatur Eagles' historic soccer season came to an end Tuesday on the West Texas plains.

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Bulls hold on to reach region final

Published Saturday, April 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

Juan Amador provided a solid opening act for the Bridgeport Bulls Friday, rattling the nets for a pair of goals in the first 10 minutes. But after a frenzied finish to the first half by Dallas Life Oak Cliff cut Bridgeport’s three-goal lead to one, the Bulls called on Amador to be a closer in goal for the final 40 minutes. The Bulls’ leading scorer in the playoffs proved to be up the to the task, turning away three shots, including a blast from corner with 13 minutes left that he managed to get a hand on and preserve the Bulls’ 4-3 victory in the Class 4A Region I semifinal.

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Soccer: Keep kicking – Eagles blast Pampa 5-0 to win area title

Soccer: Keep kicking – Eagles blast Pampa 5-0 to win area title

Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017
By Richard Greene

Two weeks ago, the Decatur Eagles soccer program entered the playoffs searching for its first postseason victory.

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