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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

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Bruin wrestlers compete at state, Ratermann takes third

Derek Wang February 24, 2015

This weekend three Bruin wrestlers competed at the MSHSAA Championships at Mizzou Arena. Starting Thursday evening RBHS’s three state qualifiers battled through their respective brackets. 106: In the...

RBHS travels to district tournament

RBHS travels to district tournament

Derek Wang February 13, 2015

[heading size="16" margin="10"]Bruins have 3 wrestlers in top state rankings[/heading]Following a loss to Moberly, the RBHS wrestling team will travel to Jefferson City to participate in the district tournament....

Junior Tre Williams slams home a dunk in a game against Battle High School on Jan. 23.
Photo by Devesh Kumar

On Senior Night Bruins fall to Moberly

Derek Wang February 8, 2015

On Friday night when junior Jujuan Chambers strode onto the mat for the heavyweight bout the dual between RBHS and Moberly had already been decided with the Spartans holding a 48-24 lead. Despite the imminent...

Junior Josiah Kline wrestles Dennis Barnes of Jefferson City. Photo by Erin Kleekamp.

Wrestling falls hard to Jeff City

Graham Ratermann February 4, 2015

Entering the dual last night the RBHS wrestling team knew it was in for a steep challenge facing off against an undefeated Jefferson City dual team that boasts a slew of returning state medalists. The...

Sophomore Isaac lage works to turn his Helias opponent in a dual on Jan. 8. The Bruins defeated the Crusaders 49-29. Photo by Sury Rawat.

Wrestling competes in Warrensburg

Derek Wang February 2, 2015

On Saturday the RBHS wrestling team traveled to Warrensburg for their last regular season tournament before districts. Typically the Bruins send the junior varsity to this tournament and the varsity wrestles...

Wrestling falls to Waynesville, Nixa

Wrestling falls to Waynesville, Nixa

Derek Wang January 14, 2015
In by far the most exciting match of the dual Hammers pulled out a triple overtime win 8-7 after going a scoreless sudden death period then escaping from bottom and finally securing a 30 second ride out to end the match.
Junior Josiah Kline snuffs out his Helias opponents shot attempt with a well timed sprawl. Photo by Madelyn Stewart.

Wrestling holds off Helias

Derek Wang January 8, 2015
This thrust freshman Don Hammers into the spotlight. With a win Hammers could end Helias’ chances of a comeback or with a loss by pin or technical fall open the door to a Crusader comeback.
Freshman Don Hammers sprawls on his Kirksville opponent in a match at 195 pounds. Photo by Abby Blitz.

Wrestling survives tough weekend

Derek Wang December 17, 2014

This weekend the Bruin wrestling team made the 30-minute trek south to Helias High School to compete in the annual Missouri Duals. The Missouri Duals consist of 14 teams divided into two preliminary...

RBHS places fifth at tourney; 3 Bruins claim individual crowns

RBHS places fifth at tourney; 3 Bruins claim individual crowns

Derek Wang December 10, 2014

Last season the Bruins wrestling team graduated four seniors. Those four seniors had combined for 10 state medals, six state finals appearances, and two individual state titles. Last weekend, in the Parkway...

Freshman Don Hammers wrestles a Kirksville opponent at 195 pounds. Photo by Bri Arnett.

Wrestling opens season with tri-dual

Derek Wang December 3, 2014

The RBHS wrestling team kicked off their season last night in an annual tri-dual against Kirksville and rival HIckman. In the Bruin’s first dual against Kirksville, senior Graham Ratermann opened the...

Third annual Bruin Cup is success

Third annual Bruin Cup is success

Graham Ratermann May 22, 2014

This Monday student athletes from every RBHS sport and their families packed the Columbia College Southwell Gymnasium to celebrate the third annual Bruin Cup. Bruin Cup is a video driven, student run athletic...

Joe Boettcher wrestles his opponent from Centralia on Jan 13.

Wrestling sends off seniors in memorable fashion

Harsh Singh February 28, 2014

It is always special in sports when a team becomes the first to accomplish something in its history. For example, the taste of a Super Bowl victory for the Seattle Seahawks was more memorable because...

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