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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

Ready to pass the ball, junior Malia Chievous (2) is looking for an open teammate. The RBHS Bruins took a 49-47 victory over the Cardinal Ritter Lions with a buzzer beater on Feb. 15.

RBHS varsity girls’ basketball triumphs over Cardinal Ritter Lions 49-47 with buzzer-beating shot

McKenna Parker, Features Editor February 18, 2024

Feb. 15, the Lady Bruins came out on top over Cardinal Ritter College Prep by two points after RBHS sophomore forward/center Jayda Porter’s buzzer-beater.  RBHS varsity girls went into Thursday’s...

Tylor McCallister (11) defends the ball against an opposing player. The game resulted in a conference win for the Bruins as they beat Battle 57-41.

RBHS varsity girls’ basketball makes comeback over Battle 57-41

McKenna Parker, Features Editor January 20, 2024

After falling to the Battle High School (BHS) Spartans 57-56 last year — RBHS varsity girls’ first loss to BHS in the team’s history — the Bruins came out on top by 16 points Thursday, Jan. 18...

Mari Miller (11) dribbles the ball down the court to shoot for the Bruins.

RBHS varsity girls’ basketball wins against Fair Grove High School in home opener

McKenna Parker, Features Editor December 18, 2023

For their first home game of the season Dec. 15, RBHS varsity girls’ basketball hosted the Fair Grove High School Eagles, winning 50-41.  Starting the game Friday night, sophomore Jayda Porter, juniors...

Photo of the empty gym at RBHS.

RBHS basketball season short of home games

Ava Beary, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

The RBHS boys and girls basketball teams’ seasons recently commenced with games beginning with the Green & Gold Scrimmage on Nov 14. and 16 respectively. Both teams combined, the Bruins are currently...

During the half-time of the JV Girls Basketball game, the Rock Bridge cheerleading team dance and cheer with the junior clinic.

RBHS varsity girls’ basketball defeats Capital City 57-24, overcomes zone challenges

Sophie Connell, Staff Writer January 15, 2023

RBHS varsity girls’ basketball defeated the Lady Cavaliers of Capital City on Thursday evening, Jan. 12. At the end of the third quarter the team was solidly in the lead with a score of 38-24, and still...

RBHS varsity girls’ basketball wins against Troy Buchanan 48-23 at home, maintaining a substantial lead from start to finish

RBHS varsity girls’ basketball wins against Troy Buchanan 48-23 at home, maintaining a substantial lead from start to finish

McKenna Parker, Staff Writer January 12, 2023

With an immediate lead over Troy in the first quarter, the Bruins pulled even farther ahead for the duration of the game, securing a win on their home court Tuesday, Jan. 10.  The Bruins started three...

Basketball photo by Camryn DeVore.


Bailey Stover March 31, 2020
Junior Desirae Manning shares her mixed emotions about her decision to quit playing basketball and reflects on what ultimately influenced her choice.
Junior Xavier Sykes jumps over a member of the Lakers team at the sectionals game Wednesday, March 11. Photo by Ana Manzano.

Boys’ basketball wins sectionals, moves on to quarterfinals

Ana Manzano March 14, 2020

Sometimes eight minutes can make all the difference in the world, at least it did for the boys’ basketball team at their sectionals game Wednesday, March 11. After two overtime periods, The boys won...

Current RBHS Athletic director and assistant principal David Egan, left, and current civics studies teacher Michael McGinty, right, converse during a meeting. (Photo by Audrey Snyder)

McGinty to replace Egan as athletic director, assistant principal

Ryan Choe March 14, 2020
On July 1, 2020, Michael McGinty will replace David Egan as the RBHS athletic director and assistant principal. Egan will become the new Columbia Public Schools athletic director.
Senior guard Charles Wilson looks for someone to pass too after picking up his dribble in the corner of the court.
Photo by Camryn DeVore.

Bruins win district championship for fourth year in a row

Camryn DeVore March 8, 2020
The boys' basketball team defeated Battle High School 52-49, becoming district champions for the fourth year in a row and will play in sectionals March 11.
Leaping towards the basket, senior guard Charles Wilson gets the ball shoved out of his hands. Wilson would get the foul call and go on to make both his free throws.
Photo by Camryn DeVore.

Adding to their winning streak, Bruins defeat SCHS in district semifinals

Camryn DeVore March 6, 2020
The boys' basketball team defeated Smith-Cotton City High School 76-60 in its first district game. The Bruins will play against Battle High School March 6.
Senior guard Charles Wilson blows past a Helias Defender in the fourth quarter of the game. Wilson has become a key part of the Bruins offense in the past year.

Boys’ basketball celebrates seniors, takes on Crusaders

Camryn DeVore March 1, 2020
During last Friday's game, the varsity boys' basketball team celebrated its seniors and defeated Helias High School 57-48.
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