The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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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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Historic exclusion in sports perpetuates underrepresentation in modern day

Sarah Ding October 2, 2020

At the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York City, Naomi Osaka took the title of U.S. Open Champion on Sept. 12. Osaka, who is Haitian on her father’s side and Japanese on her mother’s, has faced scrutiny...

Breaking down gender barriers in male dominated sports

Breaking down gender barriers in male dominated sports

Maddie Orr March 18, 2020

[vc_text_separator title="PLAY LIKE A GIRL" title_align="separator_align_left"]When freshman Abby Hay was eight years old, she and her baseball team were competing in a tournament in Kansas City, Mo. As...

Baseball gears up for districts

Baseball gears up for districts

Billy Beaty May 11, 2018

Though the varsity baseball team did not have the hottest start to the season, the guys rebounded well in time for the district tournament Saturday, May 12. In their first 10 games, the team won five and...

Baseball hopes to pull forward in mid-season doubleheader

Baseball hopes to pull forward in mid-season doubleheader

Jordan Rogers April 28, 2018

[dropcap style="light" size="4"]T[/dropcap]he Bruins’ baseball team will face off in a doubleheader against Liberty North High School at 10 a.m. and Blue Springs High School at 1 pm Saturday. The team...

Boys baseball to face Boonville after 3-0 start to season

Boys’ baseball to face Boonville after 3-0 start to season

Ben Kimchi March 22, 2018

[dropcap style="simple" size="4"]H[/dropcap]ead Coach Justin Towe has high hopes for the baseball team as it prepares to play Boonville today, following a strong start to their season (3-0). The March...

one, two, three strikes: Junior Devin Bernskoetter pitches during the team’s season opener against Grain Valley March 18. The Bruins ended up losing the game 4-7.

Baseball seeks victory

Cam Fuller May 11, 2017

The RBHS baseball team continues to be a serious predator in the ecosystem of MSHSAA as they enter the postseason with a 18-8 record. Though the team is no longer driven by any future division one players,...

Baseball faces rivals in Classic

Baseball faces rivals in Classic

Faaris Khan April 7, 2017

Yesterday, April 6, the baseball team kicked off the West-Central Missouri Baseball Classic, a tournament with many familiar competitors for RBHS. To start off the tournament, RBHS first faced Oak Grove....

Spring tryouts pose challenges for athletes

Spring tryouts pose challenges for athletes

Ji-Ho Lee April 4, 2017

Before winning district championships or state titles, every sports team begins with tryout week. While these first five days of practice vary among sports and differ between athletes, its typical purpose...

Baseball splits season opening doubleheader

Baseball splits season opening doubleheader

Rochita Ghosh March 19, 2017

[dropcap style="flat"]T[/dropcap]he baseball team began its season with an even 1-1 record March 17. Although the Bruins lost their first game to Grain Valley 7-4, senior pitcher and first baseman Jack...

Baseball throttles Boonville, continues regular season success

Baseball throttles Boonville, continues regular season success

Faaris Khan April 12, 2016

The RBHS boys’ baseball team capitalized on Boonville’s weaknesses yesterday evening, winning 11-2 and capping off what has been a successful five-game win streak so far this season. RBHS tacked an...

Hectic winter meetings sparks excitement, criticisms

Hectic winter meetings sparks excitement, criticisms

Ji-Ho Lee March 16, 2016

art by Ji-Ho Lee As the weather heats up, the days until Opening Day count down. The 2016 Winter Meetings were unique, as players asked for big money and long-term contracts, while teams sought out one-year...

Making the cut; what coaches look for in a player

Making the cut; what coaches look for in a player

John Flanegin March 3, 2016

From racing hearts to churning stomachs, tryouts are often some of the most trying times in an athlete’s career. Months of preparation consisting of conditioning, strength training and practicing condense...

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