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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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Annika Black (11) and Jocelyn Barrett (11) block a hit from Smith-Cotton Tigers at the varsity volleyball game on Sept. 14.

RBHS Volleyball dominates, defeats Smith Cotton 3-0

Crew Norden, Staff Writer September 16, 2023

RBHS Volleyball took the court Thursday evening, Sept. 14, for their second home match of the week. The Bruins squared off against Smith Cotton High School (SCHS), winning all three sets.  The Bruins...

RBHS Varsity Volleyball competed against St. Dominic High School Sept 7.

RBHS Volleyball fights, falls to St. Dominic High School

Crew Norden, Staff Writer September 9, 2023

RBHS faced off against St. Dominic High School on Thursday, Sept. 7. The Bruins lost three sets to one, marking their second loss of the early season. The team lost two high impact seniors to college...

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 it farther into post-season than any other volleyball group in school history.
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. With the score 0-2, 15-25 in the first set and 22-25 in the second, the Bruins’ season ends after a 24-11-1 overall record.The team had an accomplished season, as this year was the first primarily successful season since 2014. 
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 gym, marking the last home game of the season.
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 RBHS volleyball team plays Helias High School (HHS) next on Oct. 3 at 7:30 away, according to the RBHS athletic calendar.
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
The Bruins fell to the Hermann Bearcats on Sept. 11 with a final score of 0-2.
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