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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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New volleyball head coach leads team to historic finish

New volleyball head coach leads team to historic finish

Ketti Horton, Staff Writer December 1, 2021
 Following the resignation of previous head coach Nicole Murphy, Trevor Koelling was announced the new RBHS volleyball head coach May 24, 2021. The Bruins ended their season with a record of 35-6. Earlier this summer, Koelling and the varsity team decided their biggest goal this year was to bring home a state championship title. They ended up placing fourth at this year's state championship.

Volleyball makes history, looks to improve for future seasons

Anjali Noel Ramesh November 17, 2021

Following a district championship, victories in the sectional tournament and state quarterfinals and a fourth-place finish in the Final Four, the RBHS volleyball team set a new record this year, making...

Photo by Desmond Kisida.

Volleyball team dominates Smith-Cotton High School

Zay Yontz September 21, 2021

The RBHS varsity volleyball team won their home game 25-6 against Smith-Cotton High School, Thursday, Sept. 16. The team played strong throughout the entire game with a packed crowd and won all three...

Senior middle hitter Kelly Barnes and senior outside hitter Emma Roush jump to block Hannibal High Schools Bella Falconer at the varsity volleyball game Thursday, Oct. 8. Photo by Ana Manzano.

RBHS volleyball looks to postseason after defeating Hannibal High School

Ana Manzano October 9, 2020

The RBHS JV volleyball team stepped off the court after winning their game, and the varsity team quickly replaced them. As music blasted through the speakers the girls did their pregame dance, and warmups...

Sophomore Lily Dudley hits a cross-shot against CHS at the girls volleyball game Tuesday, Sept. 8. Photo by Ana Manzano.

Girls’ volleyball dominates CHS in three set landslide

Ana Manzano September 10, 2020

The main gym was buzzing with energy the afternoon of the first day of virtual schooling as the girls’ volleyball team played against California High School (CHS). The Bruins won the game in straight...

Freshman Ella Swindle makes a serve during practice Oct. 16. The main challenge we faced was overcoming our mid season slump, Ella Swindle said, I think we were all very tired which led to a few unfortunate losses. Photo by Ana Manzano

Volleyball falls to Hickman in districts, ends season looking toward the future

Anjali Noel Ramesh October 31, 2019

In a tight match at Warrenton High School, the girls’ volleyball team fell to Hickman High School during the second round of the district tournament Wednesday despite ousting them a few weeks prior....

After the win, the Bruins gather in a quick huddle to celebrate their victory. They will play Blair Oaks tonight at home for their last home game of the season. Photo by Anna Xu.

After a senior night win, volleyball takes on Blair Oaks for last home game of season

Anna Xu October 17, 2019

The volleyball team played Battle High School in their annual senior night. After two set wins (25-20, 25-6), the squad is 18-9 going into tonight’s game against Blair Oaks at 7:30 p.m. in the RBHS main...

Junior Emily Marks serves the ball for the junior varsity team Sept. 17. Photo by Audrey Snyder

Volleyball to play Helias high school tonight

Audrey Snyder October 3, 2019

The volleyball team heads to Helias High School (HHS) at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3. With many more games in the season, junior defensive specialist Cassie Gray feels confident in their ability, especially since...

Volleyball Vs. Camdenton highlights

Volleyball Vs. Camdenton highlights

Jack Speake September 28, 2018

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Bruins celebrate at volleyball Jamboree held at Battle Aug 23. Photo by Allie Pigg

Girls’ volleyball falls to Hermann Bearcats

Maddie Murphy September 13, 2018

he RBHS volleyball team endured a premature loss in Hermann, MO on Sept. 11 against the Hermann High School (HHS) Lady Bearcats, falling 0-2. HHS swept the Bruins in only two sets, but RBHS is not feeling...

Junior Kennedy Robbins and sophomore Cassie Gray jump to block the ball during a match against California High School at the jamboree on August 23, while senior Kate Buster is poised to pass behind them.

Volleyball jamboree prepares team for start of season

Bailey Stover August 24, 2018

After two close matches at Battle High School (BHS) last night during the annual volleyball jamboree, this year’s varsity team is still finding their rhythm as they prepare for their first season game....

Volleyball drops both sets against Hickman

Volleyball drops both sets against Hickman

Grace Dorsey October 14, 2016

The atmosphere was filled with tension as the volleyball team took its place opposite the net against the crosstown Hickman Kewpies Oct. 13. There was no doubt that the RBHS seniors were determined to...

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