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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

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LGBTQ athletes find community within athletics

Bailey Stover February 25, 2020

In sixth grade sophomore Zachary Willmore said he knew he was gay when he memorized all the lyrics to Nicki Minaj’s “Super Bass.” While he doesn’t watch sports often, he said Minaj is the closest...

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Boys’ basketball defeats St. Joseph Lafayette

Maddie Murphy December 15, 2018

The boys’ basketball team has set the tone for the rest of the season with another dominant win against St. Joseph Lafayette Saturday, Dec. 15. The Bruins came out on top with a 79-47 win, improving...

Hopkins takes off on a cool down jog after a rewarding workout on the track.

External conditions impact track performances

Ann Fitzmaurice April 29, 2018

The morning of any given RBHS track meet junior Mojuba Shonekan wakes up, drinks a smoothie and has a race day tradition of boiled eggs for breakfast. During the meets, the coaches provide the team with...

Athletes push through mental blocks, retain positive mindsets

Athletes push through mental blocks, retain positive mindsets

January 6, 2018

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]W[/dropcap]hen senior Maia Mozingo thinks about competitors, she doesn’t imagine a midfielder that will be blocking her or a pitcher on the opposing team who can throw...

Athletes benefit from team leaders

Athletes benefit from team leaders

Maddie Murphy December 30, 2017

[dropcap style="simple" size="4"]T[/dropcap]hink of America’s winningest sports teams: The Golden State Warriors. New York Yankees. Los Angeles Lakers. What made them so great? Was it the once-in-a-lifetime...

Junior Nate Peat powers through a tackle as he seeks extra yards during the districts game vs Francis Howell Central on Oct. 20. The Bruins decimated Francis Howell Central at 61-6. Photo by Maya Bell.

Bruin Football decimates Francis Howell Central

Cam Fuller October 21, 2017

In football, when a team demolishes an opponent, it either runs up the score enough to finish things early or decimates the other team leaving no doubts about the intentions. On Friday, Oct. 20, however,...

Coaches explain the process of cutting players

Coaches explain the process of cutting players

Emily Oba April 17, 2017

When junior Max Simmons walked away from talking to his baseball coach, he was both disappointed and downcast. Simmons was told that he would not be returning to the varsity baseball team. While on varsity...

art by Joy Park

Student athletes’ schedules hindered by late school start time

Nikol Slatinska October 4, 2016

With the hope of allowing students to get more sleep as one of the main motivating factors, CPS administrators implemented a new school start time in 2014. Research from the Centers for Disease Control...

Not Getting Paid to Play

Not Getting Paid to Play

Margaret Pingelton May 23, 2016

With the changing times, football, among other things, isn’t what it used to be. It’s still an intense sport adored by many, an American pastime and something to bond over. But one major factor is...

Athletics continue dominance

Athletics continue dominance

Kennedy Grieman May 18, 2016

[button color="" size="" type="3d" target="" link=""]G[/button]irls basketball wins four state championships in four consecutive years — a record in Class 5. Boys and girls basketball collectively have...

Students struggle to manage time

Students struggle to manage time

Emily Oba May 16, 2016

Time is many student athletes’ worst enemy when it comes to school. There is never enough time when it comes to finishing homework, studying for an upcoming test or sleeping. According to a Harvard School...

Art by Neil Cathro.

Fantasy sports build camaraderie, competition for friends

Ji-Ho Lee November 10, 2015

With football season in full stride and the NBA shooting into gear, November and December are busy months for sports fans. The dedication shown by followers, however, is much more than tailgates and watch...

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