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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Soccer: Bulls roll into third round

Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Bulls' loss in the area round last year still lingered in their minds Friday as they took the field.

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Bulls advance to regionals with 3-0 victory

Published Wednesday, April 5, 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. After their first eight shots were turned away, Amador found Milton Iniguez in front the net with a gorgeous cross in the 52nd minute to finally break through. Bridgeport added two more second-half goals in the 3-0 victory over Burkburnett at Bulldog Stadium in the 4A Region I quarterfinal Tuesday.

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Soccer: Charging ahead – Bulls score five goals in second half

Soccer: Charging ahead – Bulls score five goals in second half

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

While fighting a stiff wind in the first half, the Bridgeport Bulls couldn't lift the lid on the goal to deliver on multiple chances Friday. That quickly changed in the second half.

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Soccer: Eagles record first playoff victory

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

Jaime Prado finished off a run up the middle of the field with his second goal of the night to officially start a long-awaited celebration for the Decatur Eagles.

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Soccer: Brownwood stops Sissies

Published Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Brownwood Lady Lions fought through a stiff south wind to punch in a pair of first-half goals on the way to a 3-0 victory over the Bridgeport Sissies in the 4A Region I bi-district game at Mineral Wells Friday.

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