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RBHS football loses versus Francis Howell football, 33-0

Brandt Stewart October 26, 2021
n their last home game of the RBHS regular football season, the Bruins lost in their battle against the Francis Howell High School (FHHS) Vikings Friday, Oct. 22. A well-executed offensive Vikings team concluded the game with a RBHS loss, 33-0.
Photo by Salma Alamin.

Helias football well-executed performance leads to Bruins loss

Josiah Anderson September 29, 2021
In the fifth game of the RBHS football season, the Bruins hosted a loss against a well-oiled Helias Catholic High School (HCHS) football team Friday Sept. 24. The game was hard fought, but ultimately a chain of mistakes from the home team led to a 13-34 loss.
Sophomore quarterback Louie Scardina returning to the sidelines amid a change of possession. Photo by Desmond Kisida.

Bruins football beats Smith-Cotton in one-sided game

Josiah Anderson September 9, 2021
In the first home game of the 2021 football season, the Bruins handed Smith-Cotton High School (SCHS) a 50-0 loss, demonstrating home field advantage. Coming off a tough loss to Staley High School (SHS) on Friday Aug. 27, the Bruins delivered a game full of both offensive and defensive plays in front of a roaring crowd, ending in a win for RBHS.
RBHS football volunteers rearrange the masks players wear at the JCHS game Friday, Sept. 11. Photo by Ana Manzano.

RBHS football player tests positive for COVID-19, Friday game against Battle cancelled

Multiple Authors October 7, 2020
The RBHS football team chose to cancel this Friday’s football game against Battle High School because of safety concerns after a RBHS player tested positive for COVID-19.
Junior Aiden Alvis catches a ball intended for LHS sophomore Ricky Ahumaraeze on Friday, Oct. 2. Photo by Ana Manzano.

Bruins football loses to Liberty High School Blue Jays

Nora Crutcher-McGowan October 4, 2020
With the odds questionable, the Bruins fought their best but ultimately lost against the Blue Jays in a game sprinkled with minor but unfixable mistakes.
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...

Senior Max Vanetta talks to senior Marquis McCaster during the fourth quarter at the Bruins football game Friday, Sept. 11. Vanetta sustained an injury in the first quarter, but returned to cheer his team on later in the game. Photo by Ana Manzano.

Bruins football wins in 60 minute roller coaster

Parker Boone September 12, 2020

In a game loaded with turnovers from both sides, RBHS football eventually made up for their mistakes in a 23-21 victory over the Jefferson City Jays on September 11th. Entering the match, the Bruins were...

Junior cornerback and wide receiver Marquis McCaster (21) along with other RBHS players, kneel down in a huddle for one last post-game speech from Head Coach Van Vanatta. The Bruins fell to Blue Springs 17-10 on Nov. 1. Photo by Elliot Bachrach.

Bruins drop district quarterfinal game to Blue Springs

Elliot Bachrach November 2, 2019
Down 17-10 late in the fourth quarter, the Bruins were in dire need of a touchdown. Senior quarterback Grant Hajicek took the snap and danced from foot to foot, scanning down the field for receivers with golden helmets and white jerseys. He saw senior running back Miles Cheatum running a wheel route.
Senior Grant Hajicek goes for an after-game high five with Francis Howell. (Photo by William Yoo)

Football loses regular-season finale heading into district tournament

William Yoo October 27, 2019
After a proud 7-0 conclusion to the first quarter, the Bruins soon lost their competitive edge against Francis Howell High School after an intense three quarters. Despite forcing multiple turnovers, the offense was slow to start, making touchdowns harder to put on the board; Francis Howell managed to pull through with a 7-14 win. The Bruins, with a record of 3-6, are scheduled to play their first district game on Friday, Nov. 1, opponent TBD.
Members of the football team participate in pre-game warm-ups while waiting on the sideline. (Photo by Ana Manzano)

Football falls short in loss against Helias Catholic

Olivia Peters October 21, 2019
On Friday Oct. 18, the football team fell short while attempting a second half comeback against Helias Catholic High School in Jefferson City.
Freshman running Joel Kisabo back found himself in the game during the fourth quarter. Kisabo carried the ball for a six-yard gain.

RBHS dominates Smith-Cotton, celebrates seniors

Camryn DeVore October 13, 2019
On a frosty October night, the RBHS football team was victorious in its game against Smith-Cotton all while honoring its group of seniors.
LEADING THE WAY: Hajicek, a leader on the team, has been starting varsity QB since his junior year. (Photo by Camryn DeVore)

QB focus: faith, family, football

Ryan Choe October 8, 2019
Growing up, senior Grant Hajicek attended various Mizzou sporting events. The joy of these games inspired him to participate in athletics, so he quickly signed up to play football, basketball and baseball.
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