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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Junior Garret Roach holds his Capital City opponent Saturday, Feb.8. The main focus for the team during practice has been conditioning and sticking to the basics, Roach said, By sticking to the basics, I mean not trying to be flashy and do fancy moves when the easier, simpler moves will do the trick while expending less energy. Photo by Ana Manzano.

RBHS wrestling competes at Hickman JV tournament

Ana Manzano February 11, 2020

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left" custom_markup_1=""]RBHS parents and students, along with those of 10 other schools, filed into the Hickman High School gym Saturday, Feb. 8. This...

Wrestling transitions into gender-split teams

Wrestling transitions into gender-split teams

Emily Oba February 26, 2019

Title IX was passed in 1972 by Congress with the intent to provide equal opportunities to both sexes in educational programs receiving federal financial assistance. Today, RBHS athletics has continued...

Sam Crane wrestles his match from Centralia on Jan. 13

Wrestling season finishes at state championship

George Frey February 17, 2019

Feb. 2, two wrestlers qualified for the state championship: sophomore Marquis McCaster and freshman Anna Stephens. Stephens is the first female wrestler in RBHS history to make it to the state championship....

These young wrestlers hope to wrestle for RBHS one day.
Photo by Morgan Berk

Freshman girls’ wrestler qualifies for state championship

George Frey February 4, 2019

On Friday and Saturday, the RBHS girls’ wrestling participated in the District Tournament and Webster winter challenge at St. Clair High School. The match was filled with suspense, but freshman Anna...

Freshmen Preston Rodriguez cheers on his brother from the side line. Older brother Aydin Rodriguez has been on the wrestling team since his freshmen year and now his brother may be following in his footsteps.

RBHS wrestling falls to rival HHS

Camryn DeVore January 5, 2019

[vc_gallery interval="3" images="308143,308142,308141,308140,308139,308136"]Last night, RBHS faced cross-town rivals Battle (BHS) and Hickman (HHS). The event hosted matches for young upcoming wrestlers...

Junior Paige Hensley (left) and freshman Anna Stephens  pose before the Troy/Francis Howell North match Dec. 6. They are the only girls who wrestle for the Bruins. Photo by Allie Pigg.

Hensley, Stephens fortify confidence, sportsmanship through team dynamic

Ji-Sung Lee December 17, 2018

Since 1994, the number of high school female wrestlers has grown from 804 to 16,562, according to the National Wrestling Coaches Association. Though this number may not compare to the 245,564 males that...

Sam Crane wrestles his match from Centralia on Jan. 13

Wrestling prepares for Lee’s Summit Christmas Invite

Isaac Parrish December 13, 2018

Today and tomorrow members of the wrestling team will participate in the Lee’s Summit Christmas Invite. The team stands at a [4-2] season record. Head coach Robin Watkins said wrestling has a different...

Rock Bridge JV wrestlers wait for their chance to take on Holt

RBHS wrestlers take on Holt, Fort Zumwalt North

Jack Speake December 6, 2018

[vc_video link=""][penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left" custom_markup_1=""]Rock Bridge Wrestling takes on Holt and Fort Zumwalt North in their annual home field...

Yousuf El-Jayyousi

Bruins conclude senior night with intensity, grit

Cassidy Viox January 9, 2017

[dropcap size="4"]A[/dropcap]s the seniors stepped onto the mat for the last time in their high school career, memories from their time as Bruins flashed into their mind. Years of dieting and hundreds...

Photo by Cassi Viox

Davis earns fourth place finish in state wrestling tournament

John Flanegin February 24, 2016

For Brock Davis, RBHS’ sole state wrestling qualifier, the three-day MSHSAA State Wrestling Tournament spanning from Thursday to Saturday this past week would mark the first time the three-time state...

Lack of grapplers key in wrestlings two losses on senior night

Lack of grapplers key in wrestling’s two losses on senior night

John Flanegin January 28, 2016

It was fitting that seniors David Feng and John Flanegin would finish their wrestling career at RBHS just how it had started, together. However, their exit would not be a winning one as the Bruins lost...

Photo by Cassi Viox

Wrestling faces stiff competition at Lee’s Summit Holiday Invititational

John Flanegin December 21, 2015

It was a tough couple of days for the RBHS wrestling team this past weekend at the Lee’s Summit Holiday Invitational finishing 22nd out of the 24 teams present. The Bruins would be one of the smallest...

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