Bridgeport High School (Bridgeport, Ohio)
|Bridgeport High School|
|55707 Industrial Drive
Bridgeport, (Belmont County), Ohio 43912
|Type||Public, Coeducational high school|
|Color(s)||Columbia Blue, Black and White |
|Athletics conference||Ohio Valley Athletic Conference|
|Athletic Director||Greg Harkness|
Bridgeport High School is a public high school in Bridgeport, Ohio. It is the only high school in the Bridgeport Exempted Village School District. Bridgeport plays in the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference. Their mascot is the Bulldog and the school colors are Columbia blue, black and white. The school moved to its current location at 55707 Industrial Dr in January 2007. The new school complex houses all Pre-K - 12 students.
OHSAA State Championships
- Bobby Douglas - Iowa State University former wrestling coach, Olympic wrestler and coach; Hall of Famer
- John Havlicek - Ohio State University basketball, drafted by NFL's Cleveland Browns, Boston Celtics, Basketball Hall of Fame, NBA Finals MVP, NBA All-Star. "Hondo" is the Celtics' all-time leader in points scored (26,395) and games played. Won 8 NBA titles with the Celtics.
- Phil Niekro - Atlanta Braves, New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians, Toronto Blue Jays; 318 career MLB wins, National League Gold Glove winner, Baseball Hall of Fame
- Joe Niekro - West Liberty State College, Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres, Detroit Tigers, Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros, New York Yankees, Minnesota Twins; 221 career MLB wins
- Bill Jobko - Ohio State University football, drafted in the 1958 NFL Draft by the Los Angeles Rams, which he played for, from 1958-1962. He also played for the Minnesota Vikings (1963-1965) and the Atlanta Falcons (1966).
- Johnny Blatnik - Major League Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies (1948–1950) and St. Louis Cardinals (1950). Had .407 Slugging Pct in first season with Phillies. Played baseball at Bridgeport High School, and in Bridgeport High School Sports Hall of Fame.
- Stan Goletz, Former MLB player (Chicago White Sox)
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