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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

Bearing News

Basketball photo by Camryn DeVore.


Bailey Stover March 31, 2020

Desirae Manning, junior “I played basketball. I started in seventh grade. I played at Gentry [Middle School], and I started to play at Rock Bridge. My favorite part of playing — I’m very competitive,...

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

RBHS Athletic Director and Assistant Principal David Egan will leave the school to become the new Columbia Public Schools (CPS) Athletic Director, replacing current CPS Athletics Director Bruce Whitesides,...

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 7, 2020

The crowded Battle High School (BHS) gym grew loud as the RBHS and BHS boys’ basketball teams took to the court to start the district championship game. Student sections for both teams were packed and...

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

An explosive Bruins offense came to play as the RBHS boys’ basketball team began the first quarter of the district semifinal game against the Smith-Cotton High School (SCHS) Tigers. The first few minutes...

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

The crowd strolled in fashionably dressed as the varsity boys’ basketball team prepared to take on Helias High School (HHS). The bru crew theme for the night was formal, and the crowd showed up wearing...

Courtwarming King Candidates compete during A Lunch games

Courtwarming King Candidates compete during A Lunch games

Bailey Stover February 25, 2020

During A Lunch Tuesday, Feb. 25, Courtwarming King Candidates competed against one another. Team A included seniors Grant Hajicek, Will Norris, Keegan Adkins, Jared Geyer and Kellen Clowe. Team B included...

Senior Evan Bentinganan scores a layup at the boys varsity basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 10. The season has been great so far, Bentinganan said. Our lows include 3 losses early on in the season but we’ve won 14 straight so most of it has been highlights, especially our tournament wins. Photo by Ana Manzano.

Boys’ varsity basketball dominates Kansas City High School

Ana Manzano February 12, 2020

[/vc_column_inner]On the center of the court in the RBHS main gym, under the fluorescent light from the spotlight shining above, the speaker began announcing the boys basketball starters, ushering them...

Photo by Ana Manzano.

Girls’ basketball overpowers Hickman High School

Ryan Choe January 31, 2020

After suffering just the third loss of the season to Liberty High School in the Truman Tournament on Jan. 25, the girls’ basketball team took on cross-town rival Hickman High School (HHS) on Thursday...

Sophomore point guard Averi Kroenke looks down the court for teammates to pass to and begin the play. Kroenke is in her second year on the varsity squad. Photo by Camryn DeVore.

Girls’ basketball wins regular season game against Ozark High School

Maddie Orr January 13, 2020

[vc_video link=""]As the warm-up buzzer approached double zeroes, basketballs found solace in a container, and girls from the two teams gathered on opposite sides...

Senior Eryn Puett guard Ozark High Schools point guard during the first quarter of the game. Ozark was able to score first but the Bruins quickly retaliated to gain the lead.

Girls’ basketball defeats Ozark 63-40

Anna Xu January 11, 2020

Will you go see Girls' Basketball play Jan. 20? Let us know in the comments below. 

Senior Cooper Deneke shakes his teammates hand as he is announced as one of the starters of the game Tuesday, Dec. 7. The team faced off against Battle, and walked into the game with a 5-3 record. Photo by Ana Manzano.

After tight game, boys’ varsity basketball takes win over Battle

Ana Manzano January 9, 2020

After a close JV game, the energy in the main gym was electric as students and parents waited for the boys' varsity basketball game to start on Tuesday, Dec. 7. The Bruins defeated Battle High School (BHS)...

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