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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

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The Sweaters is the band from your local town that’s actually not bad

Ana Manzano December 1, 2020

On Feb. 28 2019, Columbia band The Sweaters released their debut EP “Focus and Ask Again”.  “Say It’s Alright” amassed over six thousand streams on Spotify in the past year. The EP was a starting...

The girls volleyball stands, watching Hannibal High School warm up at their game Thursday, Oct. 8. Photo by Ana Manzano.

RBHS Athletics deals with COVID-19 guidelines, game cancellations

Ana Manzano October 17, 2020

Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) and its Sports Medicine Advisory Committee released its guidelines and recommendations for sports and activities last summer amid the COVID-19...

Senior middle hitter Kelly Barnes and senior outside hitter Emma Roush jump to block Hannibal High Schools Bella Falconer at the varsity volleyball game Thursday, Oct. 8. Photo by Ana Manzano.

RBHS volleyball looks to postseason after defeating Hannibal High School

Ana Manzano October 9, 2020

The RBHS JV volleyball team stepped off the court after winning their game, and the varsity team quickly replaced them. As music blasted through the speakers the girls did their pregame dance, and warmups...

Senior Bryce Jackson breaks a tackle from two Capital City Defenders on his third touchdown of the game Sep 17. Photo by Parker Boone

Bruins football wins in high-scoring affair

Ana Manzano September 20, 2020

The bruins football team won a high scoring game against the Capital City Cavaliers Sept. 18. They played on an unusually empty field, on an atypically cool night, against a team they had never faced in...

Abby Hay (10) catches the ball pitched to her by Ella Schouten (12). Only being a sophomore Hay’s talent shone through making her the starting catcher for varsity softball. Hay caught the entire game with no errors. Photo by Emma Hake.

Bruins softball defeats Capital City in tight victory

Ana Manzano September 15, 2020

In a tense game, the Bruins eventually won their match against Capital City High School (CCHS) 2-1, bringing their record to 5-0. Both teams championed strong pitchers that struck out batters for the first...

Senior forward Lucas Godon looks for the next play at the boys soccer senior night game Wednesday, September 9. Photo by Ana Manzano.

Bruins soccer overcomes Helias on senior night

Ana Manzano September 10, 2020

Conditions were seemingly perfect for a game of soccer on Wednesday, Sept. 9 as the boys’ soccer team took on Helias Catholic High School (HCHS). Skies were overcast so no direct sunlight obstructed...

Sophomore Lily Dudley hits a cross-shot against CHS at the girls volleyball game Tuesday, Sept. 8. Photo by Ana Manzano.

Girls’ volleyball dominates CHS in three set landslide

Ana Manzano September 10, 2020

The main gym was buzzing with energy the afternoon of the first day of virtual schooling as the girls’ volleyball team played against California High School (CHS). The Bruins won the game in straight...

Junior Xavier Sykes jumps over a member of the Lakers team at the sectionals game Wednesday, March 11. Photo by Ana Manzano.

Boys’ basketball wins sectionals, moves on to quarterfinals

Ana Manzano March 14, 2020

Sometimes eight minutes can make all the difference in the world, at least it did for the boys’ basketball team at their sectionals game Wednesday, March 11. After two overtime periods, The boys won...

Dogs of T/F

Dogs of T/F

Ana Manzano March 7, 2020

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Madyson Trunnel, sophomore

Madyson Trunnel, sophomore

Ana Manzano February 28, 2020

Since 1976, a half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States, every American president has designated the month of February as Black History Month, a celebration and...

Simone Prince (12), Savanna Prince (9)

Heroes vs. Villains spirit day

Ana Manzano February 26, 2020

Today's Courtwarming spirit day theme was "Heroes vs. Villains" Students and staff dressed up as their favorite heroes and villains, such as Captain America, Batman, and Superman. Tomorrow's theme is decades,...

Senior Evan Bentinganan scores a layup at the boys varsity basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 10. The season has been great so far, Bentinganan said. Our lows include 3 losses early on in the season but we’ve won 14 straight so most of it has been highlights, especially our tournament wins. Photo by Ana Manzano.

Boys’ varsity basketball dominates Kansas City High School

Ana Manzano February 12, 2020

[/vc_column_inner]On the center of the court in the RBHS main gym, under the fluorescent light from the spotlight shining above, the speaker began announcing the boys basketball starters, ushering them...

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