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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

Crew Norden (11) bats the ball. RBHS bruins won 4-1 at the baseball game Saturday, April 20.

Bruins Baseball ranks second in the state, April 20

Sophie Connell, News Editor April 23, 2024

RBHS varsity baseball defeated Francis Howell High School (FHHS) 4-1 on Sat. April 20. The game held high importance to the Bruins due to their loss to FHHS the previous weekend, April 13. FHHS was ranked...

Baseball falls to Hickman in Giving Game, raises $7,000

Baseball falls to Hickman in “Giving Game”, raises $7,000

Ketti Horton, Staff writer May 7, 2022

Wednesday May 4’s RBHS varsity baseball game versus cross-town rival Hickman High School (HHS) started off a bit different than most. This game, also known as the “Giving Game” was a benefit for...

 Senior Zack Hay connects with the ball during a home game against BHS April 23. The Bruins would win [5-2] over the Spartans in a smashing victory.

Teamwork, determination drive boys’ baseball

Elliot Bachrach May 15, 2019

Junior Travis Bassford cruised down the North parking lot and headed to the parking spaces behind the scoreboard in left field. After a questionable parking job, he hurried out of his car, threw a pair...

Head coach Justin Towe talks to junior Spencer Nivens about his batting approach. Nivens was next to bat and received a few words of advice before stepping in the box.

RBHS defeats SDHS in close call

Camryn DeVore April 16, 2019
Boys' baseball defeats St. Dominic (7-6) in thrilling 7th inning.
Sophomore Braeden Morris races to first base while sophomore Tucker Frost runs to make a catch Thursday, March 14. The team has a tournament, Best of the West, today at Barlett, Ten. Photo by Camryn Devore

Baseball plans for out-of-state travel

George Frey March 28, 2019

Baseball season is in full swing for the Bruins, with games scheduled in Tennessee, Arkansas and as far south as Florida. The team will also hopefully participate in the National Classic Tournament outside...

Baseball gears up for districts

Baseball gears up for districts

Billy Beaty May 11, 2018
“This year, we are really fighting for the one or two seed because the first two seeds only play two games [in the tournament] as opposed to three,” Towe said. “With the way our makeup is with our pitchers and our team, as young as we are, we have a pretty good opportunity if we play two games. If we played three games, it just gets a lot harder.”
Baseball hopes to pull forward in mid-season doubleheader

Baseball hopes to pull forward in mid-season doubleheader

Jordan Rogers April 28, 2018
The Bruins’ baseball team will face off in a doubleheader against Liberty North High School at 10 a.m. and Blue Springs High School at 1 pm Saturday.
Boys baseball to face Boonville after 3-0 start to season

Boys’ baseball to face Boonville after 3-0 start to season

Ben Kimchi March 22, 2018
Bruins baseball are set to face Boonville today, following an undefeated start to their season.
one, two, three strikes: Junior Devin Bernskoetter pitches during the team’s season opener against Grain Valley March 18. The Bruins ended up losing the game 4-7.

Baseball seeks victory

Cam Fuller May 11, 2017

The RBHS baseball team continues to be a serious predator in the ecosystem of MSHSAA as they enter the postseason with a 18-8 record. Though the team is no longer driven by any future division one players,...

Baseball faces rivals in Classic

Baseball faces rivals in Classic

Faaris Khan April 7, 2017
After securing victories against Oak Grove and Smith-Cotton, the RBHS baseball team will continue competing in the Missouri Baseball Classic later today.
Avery Jennings eyes down the pitcher.
photo by : Ann fitzmaurice

Bruins seek fifth straight district title

andrew whitaker May 16, 2016

Under Head Coach Justin Towe, in recent years the Bruin baseball team has experienced success. They won four consecutive district titles and are seeking their fifth in 2016. A fifth consecutive victory,...

Sophomore Joe Barbee races to third base during Rock Bridges April 25 against Kirksville. Photo by Asa Lory

Boys’ baseball falls to 21-6 after tough loss against Staley

Faaris Khan April 30, 2016
After emerging victorious for four games straight, the RBHS boys’ baseball team fell against the Staley Falcons, 6-4, and are now at 21-6 for the season.
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