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Philip Henry "Fox" Bridenbaugh
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Birth: May 1, 1890
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 14, 1990
New Castle
Lawrence County
Pennsylvania, USA

Huntingdon Daily News
16 June 1990

Former New Castle grid coach dies

A funeral is scheduled Monday for a former Lawrence County high school football coach considered to own the best record in Pennsylvania's prep football history.

Philip Bridenbaugh died Thursday at a nursing home. He was 100. Bridenbaugh, nicknamed the Fox," coached football for 34 seasons at New Castle High and compiled a record of 255-55-25. Former player and current New Castle High coach Lindy Lauro fondly recalled Bridenbaugh's inspirational
hautimc lockerroom speeches. "We would be down and he would
take us in at halftone. And when we came out, we came out feeling like we were about to play for a spot in
heaven," Lauro said.

A funeral is scheduled at 10 a.m. Monday. Bridenbaugh is to be buried in his native town of Martinsburg. 
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  Belva Rebecca Crissman Bridenbaugh (1888 - 1982)
Fairview Cemetery
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Record added: Jul 14, 2012
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Philip Henry Fox Bridenbaugh
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