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

The Bruins pose for a team picture after the Lady Jaguar Invitational on Sept. 3, holding their trophy and sporting individual placement medals.

Girls golf picks up a second place finish at opening tournament

Maddie Orr September 5, 2019

The girls’ varsity golf team officially began their season at Lakewood Oaks Golf Club in Lee’s Summit Sept. 3.  The team achieved a second place finish with a cumulative score of 346, losing to Kansas...

Junior forward Cooper Deneke shoots a layup during practice Dec. 6. At 5:30 p.m. today, the Bruins will take on Miller Career Academy in St. Louis. Photo by George Frey.

Boys’ basketball to take on MCA

George Frey December 12, 2018

Tonight the RBHS varsity boys’ basketball team will face off against Miller Career Academy (MCA) in St. Louis. The players and coaches have been preparing for weeks to play against MCA and will take...

Members from the girls basketball team play during the Green and Gold Scrimmage Nov. 13. The team will play again Nov. 15 at Ft. Zumwalt West High School. Photo by George Frey.

Green and Gold Scrimmage develops team comradery

George Frey November 14, 2018

On Tuesday night, Nov. 13, RBHS basketball players came together to play against their teammates in the Green and Gold Scrimmage. The event allowed athletes to examine their skills and strategies on the...

Girls tennis secures fifth state championship in a row

Girls’ tennis secures fifth state championship in a row

Emily Oba October 21, 2018

he girls’ tennis team played both team and individual state championships, Oct. 18 and 20 respectively. The Bruins came out on top, achieving a  team state championship title, making it their fifth...

Photo by Edith Stevens

Cross country opens season at Brooks Memphis Twilight Classic

Jared Geyer September 4, 2018

he cross country team had its first meet on Sept. 1. The team raced hundreds of competitors for the 5000 meter race at the Brooks Twilight Cross Country Classic held in Memphis, Tennessee.  In cross country,...

Feature photo by Maya Bell

Local teens to participate in poetry slam competition

Ji-Sung Lee February 4, 2018

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]nspired by the documentary, “Louder Than a Bomb,” as well as by the poets, coaches and organizers of the event, Columbia’s first Louder than a Bomb Poetry Slam will take place...

Softball player senior Ashley Arneson loads her luggage. Photo by Camryn DeVore

Booster Club helps raise funds for needed facilities

Grace Dorsey September 30, 2017

[dropcap style="light" size="4"]A[/dropcap]s the saying goes, “If you want something done, do it yourself.” For the softball team, this took the form of building a completely new equipment shed from...

Photo courtesy of Career Awareness Related Experience

CARE program guides employees

Atiyah Lane May 23, 2017

[dropcap]N[/dropcap]a’Quavea Grant, a 15-year-old Battle High School student, joined the Career Awareness Related Experience (CARE) Program last summer working as a daycare teacher assistant for kids...

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...

Track and field athletes prepare for upcoming meets as the season progresses.

Track and field succeeds with high marks

Ji-Sung Lee April 6, 2017

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s senior Jordan Banker laces up her spikes in preparation to run, vault, jump or even throw, she does so knowing each meet gets her closer to the end of her high school track career....

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...

Right as rain: Soaking himself with water, senior Isaac Lage and the Bruin Boys celebrated on the field before the last game of powder puff to entertain the crowd. Lage and other Bruin Boys also served as coaches for the girls’ football teams. Photo by Yousuf El-Jayyousi

Juniors win annual Powder Puff competition

Yousuf El-Jayyousi November 4, 2016

After a night of impressive plays and hard work from all four grades, the juniors won the annual Powder Puff flag football game. The night displayed athleticism from the ladies playing and entertainment...

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