The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Infographic by Claire Simon.

The long journey of a college recruit

Graham Ratermann May 5, 2015

On April 16 in the school cafeteria, eight RBHS senior athletes gathered to sign national letter of intents to their respective schools and make an official commitment to continue their athletic careers. Surrounded...

Par for the course: Boys golf living up to expectations, hopes for repeat

Par for the course: Boys golf living up to expectations, hopes for repeat

Graham Ratermann May 4, 2015

On April 22, the Bruins blew HHS and BHS out of the water, shooting a combined 334, beating the Spartans by 11 strokes and the Kewpies by 38 strokes. What makes the defeat of their crosstown foes even...

Men’s volleyball, a mix of fun and competition

Men’s volleyball, a mix of fun and competition

Graham Ratermann May 3, 2015

Monday nights in the auxiliary gym, volleyball nets stretch parallel to the bleachers forming two courts. The sound of balls ricocheting around the gym can be heard from outside of the school. Trash talk...

The Bruin Cup logo. Photo courtesy of Bailey Lawson.

Bruin Cup registration opens

Graham Ratermann April 30, 2015

21 teams, one school, all champions is the motto for the annual Bruin Cup. Bruin Cup was created in 2011 to replace the fall, winter and spring athletic banquets and now Bruin Cup serves as an all school...

Baseball run rules Battle

Baseball run rules Battle

Graham Ratermann March 30, 2015

The RBHS baseball teamed opened their home season with a crooked number on the scoreboard and ended the game with one more crooked number to run rule crosstown foe Battle 11-1. After a spring break road...

Behind seniors, golf ready to repeat as champs

Behind seniors, golf ready to repeat as champs

Graham Ratermann March 30, 2015

The Bruin golf team enters this season with high hopes. Last season, the team brought home the class four state title from Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, shooting a combined 640, edging...

Photo by Abby Blitz.

Girls’ soccer kicks off season in jamboree

Graham Ratermann March 15, 2015

This past Friday the RBHS girls'  soccer team began their regular season at Sell’s Field with a four team jamboree against Smith-Cotton, Battle and Hickman. The jamboree was structured so that every...

Junior guard Bri Ellis holds the ball while defended by senior Kewpie Emily Miller. Photo by Madeline Kuligowski.

Girls Basketball begins quest for four

Graham Ratermann March 11, 2015

Girl’s basketball is in familiar waters. After defeating crosstown rival Hickman 51-39 in the class five district nine title game the Bruins move into the state tournament. “Our goal from the beginning...

Photo by Brett Stover.

Baseball prepares to defend title, preseason No. 1

Graham Ratermann March 9, 2015

The baseball field is currently covered in snow as the temperature sits just above freezing, but with the first week of practice, returning players still remember last year’s ending. Last year, the Bruin’s...

Trey Smith goes for a layup against Hickman forward Calvin Hubbard. Photo by Sury Rawat

Boys basketball tops Wildcats in overtime

Graham Ratermann March 5, 2015

Things started well and ended well for the Bruin boys basketball team in the district semifinal Tuesday night. In the middle, however, the result was constantly in doubt. Entering the district tournament...

Teachers, Key Club raise money for Polar Plunge

Teachers, Key Club raise money for Polar Plunge

Graham Ratermann February 17, 2015

Typically jumping into ice water is something to avoid but for five RBHS staff members and a handful of Key Club members jumping into ice water is something they are embracing. The RBHS Key Club is raising...

Junior Josiah Kline wrestles Dennis Barnes of Jefferson City. Photo by Erin Kleekamp.

Wrestling falls hard to Jeff City

Graham Ratermann February 4, 2015

Entering the dual last night the RBHS wrestling team knew it was in for a steep challenge facing off against an undefeated Jefferson City dual team that boasts a slew of returning state medalists. The...

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