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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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Boys basketball defeats Marshall in home opener

Boys basketball defeats Marshall in home opener

Ketti Horton, Staff Writer December 2, 2021

RBHS boys basketball executed a strong win over Marshall High School (MHS) Monday, Nov. 29th. This was the home opener for the Bruins, and, because COVID-19 restrictions were eased, this included a full...

Senior forward Carlos Brown sits on the bench, while a medic inspects his ankle. Brown sustained an injury in the last quarter, and had to sit out the rest of the game on Tuesday, Jan. 5. Photo by Ana Manzano.

Boys’ basketball defeats Capital City, reflects on improvements for future games

Anjali Noel Ramesh January 14, 2021

The RBHS varsity boys’ basketball team defeated Capital City high school in a home game Tuesday Jan.5. After pulling an early lead 20-12 by the end of the first quarter, the Bruins maintained their edge...

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...

Senior guard Charles Wilson looks for someone to pass too after picking up his dribble in the corner of the court.
Photo by Camryn DeVore.

Bruins win district championship for fourth year in a row

Camryn DeVore March 7, 2020

The crowded Battle High School (BHS) gym grew loud as the RBHS and BHS boys’ basketball teams took to the court to start the district championship game. Student sections for both teams were packed and...

Leaping towards the basket, senior guard Charles Wilson gets the ball shoved out of his hands. Wilson would get the foul call and go on to make both his free throws.
Photo by Camryn DeVore.

Adding to their winning streak, Bruins defeat SCHS in district semifinals

Camryn DeVore March 6, 2020

An explosive Bruins offense came to play as the RBHS boys’ basketball team began the first quarter of the district semifinal game against the Smith-Cotton High School (SCHS) Tigers. The first few minutes...

Senior guard Charles Wilson blows past a Helias Defender in the fourth quarter of the game. Wilson has become a key part of the Bruins offense in the past year.

Boys’ basketball celebrates seniors, takes on Crusaders

Camryn DeVore March 1, 2020

The crowd strolled in fashionably dressed as the varsity boys’ basketball team prepared to take on Helias High School (HHS). The bru crew theme for the night was formal, and the crowd showed up wearing...

WE GOT NEXT: (Clockwise from front left) Senior Eryn Puett (photo by Camryn DeVore), RBHS alum and current player for Missouri State University Isaiah Mosley (photo by Camryn DeVore), RBHS alum and current professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury Sophie Cunningham (photo by Madelyn Stewart), senior Charles Wilson (photo by Ana Manzano), junior Xavier Sykes (photo by Ana Manzano).

Rewriting the record books

Maddie Orr February 14, 2020

Boys look to defend state title On March 16, 2019, a coach with 30 years of experience and a hungry group of boys, six a part of the Class of 2019, came together when the Bruin boys’ basketball team...

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...

Junior guard John Powell shoots the ball during the teams pre-game warm-up. Photo courtesy of John Powell.

Boys’ basketball advances to semifinal round of Fort Zumwalt North tournament

Anjali Noel Ramesh January 30, 2020

On Tuesday Jan.28, the varsity boys basketball team competed in the quarterfinal round of the Fort Zumwalt North Tournament against Francis Howell North in St. Peters, MO. After a two-hour game, the Bruins...

Senior Cooper Deneke shakes his teammates hand as he is announced as one of the starters of the game Tuesday, Dec. 7. The team faced off against Battle, and walked into the game with a 5-3 record. Photo by Ana Manzano.

After tight game, boys’ varsity basketball takes win over Battle

Ana Manzano January 9, 2020

After a close JV game, the energy in the main gym was electric as students and parents waited for the boys' varsity basketball game to start on Tuesday, Dec. 7. The Bruins defeated Battle High School (BHS)...

Baseball prepares for Blue Springs

Baseball prepares for Blue Springs

Emily Oba April 26, 2019

ith a [20-5] season, the baseball team will strive to strengthen its record and gain momentum for districts Saturday, April 27. The Bruins will play the Blue Springs High School Wildcats. Assistant Coach...

Senior Ja’Monta Black cries after the Bruins win the state championship Saturday, March 16, as he hugs Coach Blaire Scanlon, the head coachs son. This was the first time the Rock Bridge boys basketball team took home the title. Photo by Camryn DeVore

Boys’ basketball wins state championship

Ji-Sung Lee March 26, 2019

Beating Christian Brothers College (CBC) High School (63-59), the boys’ basketball team won the first boys’ basketball state championship for the school. Saturday, March 16, the Bruins made history. In...

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