Multiple Teams · Ambridge to Celebrate 100 Years of Bridger Football


The Ambridge Area School District will celebrate a century of Bridger football during the September 13, 2019 home game against Blackhawk. The community is invited to mark this milestone at the Moe Rubenstein Stadium, with a number of special events planned for the evening.

A black-and-white yearbook photo of a coach standing before a seated football team in white uniforms inside a locker room.
Coach Marocco talks to his team in the locker room at halftime. Yearbook photo, 1970.

Bridger football alumni are invited to join us for the special commemoration. Register in advance of game night to receive two complimentary tickets to the game. Registered guests also will enjoy a pre-game reception and receive preferential field seating.

A black-and-white yearbook photo of a football player in a dark jersey holding a ball and reaching out toward a football player in a white jersey poised to spring. A caption reads,
The Bridgers won their 1972 Homecoming game against South Hills Catholic 20-12.

Additionally, honorary captains will be selected for the evening. The honorary captains will join the team in the locker room for the pre-game pep talk by current Bridgers Head Football Coach Don Phillips. They will also join the current team captains at mid field for the game’s coin toss.

A black-and-white yearbook photo of seven football players, seated and all facing to the right. Their helmets display the word
The 1978-79 Bridgers bench

Bridger football alumni are encouraged to contact the athletic office at 724-266-2833 ext. 2380 to RSVP for the event, or email Meg Rabold at mrabold@ambridge.k12.pa.us by Sept. 9.

The 1948 Bridgers outscored their opponents by an average of 26 points per win!
From the 1972-73 yearbook
The 1970 Bridgers had a great season: 9 wins and only 1 loss!
The usual starting lineup of 1955