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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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A misty-eyed goodbye: Juniors Mara Manion and Elise Henderson embrace senior Ansley Barnes following the conclusion of the meet. After realizing she would never be on a team with Barnes again, Manion broke into tears. Barnes and Henderson quickly hugged her and reassured one other they would always treasure the memories they shared. Photo by Turner DeArmond.

Girls’ swim and dive competes in state championships

Turner DeArmond February 24, 2020

On Feb. 21 and 22, the RBHS girls’ swimming and diving team competed in the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 2 State Swimming and Diving Championships at the St. Peters...

Senior Ansley Barnes glides through the breastroke leg of her 100-yard individual medley Feb. 8. Barnes swam the 100-yard individual alongside her friend and teammate Reagan Richards. The two were laughing through the race, barely getting enough air to continue swimming. Photo by Turner DeArmond.

Girls’ swim and dive competes in Last Chance Invitational

Turner DeArmond February 10, 2020

On Feb. 8, the RBHS, Hickman High School (HHS), Battle High School (BHS) and Father Tolton Catholic High School (FTCHS) girls’ swimming and diving teams hosted their Last Chance meet at Hickman High...

Photo by Parker Boone.

Girls’ swim. dive battles difficult practice conditions, falls to Blue Springs

Anjali Noel Ramesh January 25, 2020

On Jan. 23, the COMO girls’ swim and dive team, consisting of students from RBHS, Hickman High School and Battle High School, traveled to Blue Springs High School to compete against the Blue Springs...

Sophomore Nick Clervi and head coach Taylor Birsa converse during the 20 minute break Nov. 16. In prelims, Clervi posted a time of 55.85 and placed 15th. In finals, Clervi achieved a time of 54.08 and placed ninth.

Boys’ swim, dive team compete in state championship

Turner DeArmond November 18, 2019

On Nov. 15 and 16, the boys’ swimming and diving team competed in the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 2 State Championships at the St. Peters RecPlex where RBHS placed...

Junior Kenji Kuwajima makes his way down the pool in the 100-yard breastroke. Although freestyle is Kuwajimas best stroke, he decided to work on his breastroke at the meet. Committed to improvement, Kuwajima put his best effort into the race.

Boys’ swim, dive team compete in Team Como dual meet

Turner DeArmond October 6, 2019

The boys’ swim and dive team competed in the Team Como Dual Meet in Columbia Oct. 3 alongside the other Columbia high schools, Hickman (HHS) and Battle (BHS). Originally meant to be a dual meet between...

Boys Swimming and Diving Compete in Cape Rock Invitational

Boys Swimming and Diving Compete in Cape Rock Invitational

Turner DeArmond September 10, 2019

The boys’ swim and dive team competed in the Cape Rock Invitational in Cape Girardeau Sept. 7, finishing eighth overall. Kicking off the meet with the 200-yard medley relay, the team of sophomore Nick...

Sophomore Piper Forthaus swims freestyle at a 6 a.m. swim practice Friday, Dec. 7. Forthaus will compete at state this weekend.

Girls’ swim and dive to compete at State Championship

Bailey Stover February 13, 2019

The girls’ swimming and diving team will compete at the City of St. Peters Rec-Plex in St. Peters, MO beginning tomorrow and continuing through Saturday. Class 2 will compete Thursday and Friday morning,...

Girls swim competed against Hickman, Battle, and Hannibal high school swimmers, Saturday, Feb. 2

Last Chance swim meet proves emotional for seniors

Sophia Eaton February 8, 2019

[vc_gallery interval="3" images="309434,309433,309429,309428,309427"]Girls’ swimming and diving competed at Hickman High School at 11:00 on Saturday, Feb. 2. The ‘Last Chance’ meet was a final opportunity...

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Girls’ swim, dive finishes third at Springfield Invitational

Jordyn Thompson January 27, 2019

This Saturday, the RBHS girls’ swim and dive team traveled to Springfield, Missouri to compete in the Springfield Invitational. The Bruins finished third overall. “For most of us this was the last...

Junior Ainsley Barnes as she makes the final stretch of the 200 meter freestyle. Benson regard the event with much dislike but says it is her best event that she competes in. Benson would take first in her heat and earn her way a place in the final rounds the next day. Photo by Camryn DeVore

Girls’ swimming and diving places second at COMO Invite

Bailey Stover January 7, 2019

Coming off of winter break, the girls’ swim and dive team dove right back into competition at the COMO Invite Jan. 4 and Jan. 5 where the Bruins placed second out of 40 teams. The team had only competed...

Junior swimmer Piper Osman dives into the pool for the 100 meter fly. “This year has been pretty good for me,” Osman said. “I tried to train a little bit more in the off-season and that’s really helped me out.” Photo by Maya Bell

Girls’ swimming and diving competes in Marquette Relays

Ann Fitzmaurice December 13, 2018

The RBHS Girls’ swimming and diving team opened its season by competing at the Marquette Relays Dec. 1. Though this is the first meet of the year for the girls, they began preparing for the meet with...

Senior Piper Osman swims at a practice Dec. 7. The Bruins compete in the Smith-Cotton/Marshall meet this weekend. Photo by Sophie Eaton.

Swimming and diving looks to Smith-Cotton, Marshall meet

Ji-Sung Lee December 12, 2018

The girls’ swimming and diving team has had a successful string of past seasons, to say the least. In the 2017-18 season, as the Class 2 state champions, the team won its third state title in the past...

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