Mark Dengel was born in Ottawa, Kansas and graduated from Kansas State University prior to joining the Navy in 1986. After four years of active duty, he married and settled down in Warwick Rhode Island. He went back to school and received his Master’s Degree from Rhode Island College. He has taught middle school science for the past 18 years and is currently a teacher at Park View Middle School in Cranston RI. He has been married for 22 years and has three children. Mark retired from the US Naval Reserve in 2006.
Screaming Eagles is the story of two brothers and their quest for the Rhode Island State Football Championship. Jack Bowden is the star linebacker and Captain of the team.He is a celebrity at Sacred Heart High School and is returning for his senior season. His brother, Sam, is only a freshman and doesn’t even want to play football.