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Bearden looking to get first win over Farragut in five years

The rivalry between Bearden and Farragut continues Friday as the Bulldogs play the Admirals on the road. Like always, this game means a lot to the coaches and players. “The Farragut game is just a completely different game than any other one all year,” Senior Sam Coffin said. “We circle it on our calendar every […]

Bearden running game looking for more success at Science Hill

Bearden’s strong run game has helped already them in key wins this year, and the Bulldogs will look to continue this trend Friday when they go on the road in league play for the first time this season. Perhaps the main reason for this success is junior running back DJ Cox. Through the first four games, Cox has […]

Bearden gets third win of the season over South Doyle

Bearden beat South Doyle 27-14 on Thursday night in another excellent defense performance. South Doyle (1-3) came out swinging, scoring on their first possession of the game, and Bearden (3-1, 1-0 Region 1-6A) didn’t answer back until two possessions later on a one-yard rush from sophomore quarterback Collin Ironside. Bearden had a strong start to […]

Stout Bearden defense leads Bulldogs into Rivalry Thursday game

The Bearden defense is the talk of the season through the Bulldogs’ first three games. The Bulldogs are giving up just 10.3 points a game, giving them the stingiest defense in Region 1-6A. Bearden (2-1) shut out Jefferson County in last Friday’s matchup. “We try to create a culture of the scoreboard doesn’t matter,” defensive coordinator Brian […]

Bearden’s defense pitches shut out, as Bulldogs win region opener

The weather did not hold off for Bearden’s Friday night matchup against Jefferson County, but that didn’t stop Bearden from getting a win. Bearden shut out the Patriots 23-0 in their Region 1-6A opener. Bearden (2-1, 1-0 Region 6A) held Jefferson County (2-1, 0-1 Region 6A) scoreless in this rainy four quarters. The game was […]

Bearden welcomes two coaches from Israeli Football League

The two newest additions to Bearden’s football program may still be learning about America’s most popular sport, but they need no lessons in the mental toughness that teams need in order to be successful. “No matter what the odds are, I will fight,” Coach Noam Dalal said. This is the motto that Coach Dalal and Coach […]

Bearden football looks to continue success against Cleveland

Bearden’s football team will take on Cleveland on Friday, after defeating West to open the season Saturday. The Bulldogs beat West 17-3 on an excellent defensive performance, and they will look to carry that success with them this Friday. “We just kind of have to do the same thing,” defensive coordinator Brian Milan said. “We ran to the […]

Houser quietly leading Bulldog receiving corps, offense

The Bearden football coaching staff is adamant about being humble and pushing the mentality of “TOI” – team over individuals. That is truly the embodiment of Bearden senior wide receiver Dawson Houser. Possessing a still tongue with a booming presence on the field, he is one of the most important leaders in this senior class, even […]

MAGAZINE: Road to recovery

As high school sports intensify, athletes get bigger, stronger, and faster. That makes for a more exciting experience for the fans, but it also makes those athletes more prone to injury. How are Bearden athletes coping with those risks and working to get back on the field?  Every high school athlete’s dream is to represent his […]

Bearden alum Colquitt wins Pro Bowl, $10,000 for BHS

As a result of the AFC’s 20-13 win over the NFC in Sunday’s NFL Pro Bowl, Bearden High School will receive $10,000 due to class of 2000 graduate and Kansas City Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt being a part of the winning team. Each player in the Pro Bowl selected a school to make a donation to prior […]