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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Senior Morgan Bumby passes the ball to a teammate against Helias. Photo by Patrick Smith.

Soccer team adapts to new coaching staff

Tyler Dunlap April 18, 2013

When the weather gets warmer, spring athletes know it’s time to break out the workout clothes and cleats. Introducing a fresh coaching staff in Head Coach Jack Rubenstein, Frank Bowman as assistant...

Several bulls wait to be released into the arena. Photo by Paige Kiehl

Rodeo attracts attention, threatens injury

Tyler Dunlap March 18, 2013

Fresh hay, livestock, sweat and manure. The sound of roaring fans in blue jeans and cowboy hats echoed through the arena while the riders and wrestlers addressed fierce tons of flesh in an attempt to...

Girls basketball breezes past quarterfinals

Tyler Dunlap March 11, 2013

On Saturday, March 9, the Lady Bruins  played Nixa in the state basketball quarterfinals, in Springfield, Mo. Despite a three hour bus ride, the Bruins came out ready to play. The Bruins shut down Nixa...

Lady Bruins smash through first round of districts

Lady Bruins smash through first round of districts

Tyler Dunlap February 28, 2013

The RBHS girls basketball team played the Jefferson City Jays in the district game at Hickman high school Feb. 28, where they won with a decisive victory of 63-11. Both RBHS and Hickman students came out...

Optimism creates new perspective

Tyler Dunlap February 14, 2013

Finding inspiration isn’t usually something that we plan on doing. Most of the time it just happens, and it hits us. We are inspired. This summer I decided I needed some good karma and something to...

Junior Chayla Cheadle practices her offensive skills. Photo by Patrick Smith

Bruins crush Jays following tough loss

Tyler Dunlap February 7, 2013

After the last match-up with the Jefferson City Jays during the Rock Bridge Tournament, the Lady Bruins defeated the Jays 72-21. Tonight, Feb. 7, was no different. The theme for the night was pink-out,...

Bruins defeat neighboring Jefferson City Jays

Tyler Dunlap January 30, 2013

On Jan. 29, the RBHS Bruins played the Jefferson City Jays on home court. The Bru Crew-deemed "White trash" night provided an interesting crowd for the Bruins, with people dressed in wife beaters, tight...

Junior Nick Norton practices dribbling after school. Photo by Patrick Smith.

Bruins fall short in third overtime to Kewpies

Tyler Dunlap January 23, 2013

On Tuesday, Jan. 22, the RBHS Bruins played the Hickman High School Kewpies for the second time this year. After losing the first game 48-55 to the Kewpies, the Bruins lost the second game with a heartbreaking...

Secretaries divulge truths of attendance lies

Tyler Dunlap December 23, 2012

"Johnny has a sore throat." "Marie has the flu." "Timmy’s grandma died." Truths, excuses or half lies? These are just the normal phone calls that Jan Fowler, Jenny Trom and Beth Ashworth yield on a daily...

Members of the Boys Basketball team leave school early for a game in Kansas City on Friday. Photo by Paige Kiehl

Boys basketball pulls away with win in opener

Tyler Dunlap December 1, 2012

On Friday, Nov. 30, the RBHS boys basketball team traveled to Kansas City to play in its first tournament of the year, with its first game of the season against East Kansas City. The Bruins came out firing...

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Boyz to Men to perform concert at Jesse Auditorium

Tyler Dunlap November 20, 2012

Boyz To Men, an American vocal group known for their emotional ballads and perfect harmonies, is the most successful R&B group of all time, having sold more than 60 million album copies worldwide. For...

A group of traditional Redneck Alley commuters lounge around the alley before class.

‘Redneck Alley’ resents new smoker reputation

Tyler Dunlap November 17, 2012

Flannel shirts, big belt buckles, cowboy boots and a pack of Marlboro cigarettes — the throwback John Wayne look. According to senior Jack Clark, there is a familiar section of parking lot in the North...

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