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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

Seniors Haleigh Fancher and Laurie Frew fight for possession of the ball. Photo by Jazzmine Matthews.

Girls’ soccer shot out by Hickman High School

Justin Sutherland May 9, 2014

On May 7, RBHS girls soccer took to the field against the in-town rival, Hickman High School. No goals were made in this game until senior Haleigh Fancher scored in the first half. However, HHS didn't...

Captain America: The Winter Soldier excels in character development, plot

‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ excels in character development, plot

Justin Sutherland April 9, 2014

Despite the fact that my friends' hype was probably more than my own, the joy of going to the newest Marvel movie remained for this comic fanatic. As I walked in to Hollywood Theater half an hour early...

Photo provided by Joanna Zhang

Escape to nature brings peace, clarity and tranquility for hikers

Justin Sutherland March 29, 2014

Walking along a ridge line with drop-offs on both sides that make visibility through the pine tree forest with only the underbrush of fallen needles seems endless and delightful to four backpacking seniors....

Jazz performance in 2013. Photo by Morgan Berk

Jazz program sweeps festival

Justin Sutherland March 9, 2014

While students enjoyed the intricacies of the popular Global Village food day, students in the RBHS jazz band, jazz ensemble and jazz combos were on a coach bus en route to their destination: the Northwest...

The RBHS team meets in a huddle before the start of play against Raytown South.
Photo by Maribeth Eiken

Boys basketball dominates ACE Prep

Justin Sutherland February 15, 2014

[heading size="15"]After beating Raytown South, the boys basketball team strode past Ace Prep 89-38[/heading]   With a rivalry game today, the varsity boys stepped up against their opponents ACE...

Junior A.J. Ofodlie warms up during the state football championship Nov. 29, 2013 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Mo. Ofodile has earned a spot as an all-American football player on their Army 2015 team. Photo by Marissa Soumokil

2 Bruin football players receive national awards

Brett Stover February 13, 2014

[heading]Logan Twehous invited to Elite 11[/heading] The Elite 11 begins with a series of quarterback camps around the country. In an age when the quarterback position is always in the media spotlight,...

A celebration of music, MMEA hosts All-State band

A celebration of music, MMEA hosts All-State band

Justin Sutherland January 31, 2014

It is more than just a duty. It is more than just pride in your work. It is more than honor; it is an experience of a lifetime. After hard work and dedication to their musical talents, seven students at...

Championship bound for the Culvers Classic

Championship bound for the Culver’s Classic

Justin Sutherland January 23, 2014

[heading]Bruins deliver win on coach's birthday; top Lee's Summit [/heading] Coming off a close eight point victory over Lee's Summit North on Monday, the RBHS boys basketball team stepped onto the court...

Winter weather results in higher levels of depression

Winter weather results in higher levels of depression

Justin Sutherland December 18, 2013

Though the weather can be a typical topic in small talk between friends, studies on depression have brought to light that weather and sunlight can actually cause a shift in your mood. Specifically, Seasonal...

Seniors Nicholas Hardeman and Samantha Ryan, along with other pairs move their feet to the rhythm of the beat during part of the City Lights show on Gatsby.
Photo by Mikaela Acton

Choreography weekend continues for Show Choir

Justin Sutherland November 1, 2013

[slideshow_deploy id='254657'] Though the homecoming weekend’s dance ended at 11:30 p.m. Friday, the dancing didn’t end there for the RBHS Show Choirs, Satin ‘N’ Lace and City Lights. Throughout...

Connor Blitz, grade 11, defends the opposing team member from turning the ball around and heading for the goal.

Soccer shuts out Blue Springs South

Justin Sutherland October 27, 2013

After a night crowded with a soccer game and the homecoming dance, the varsity soccer team took the field this morning, Oct. 26 against Blue Springs South High School. The game was riddled with penalty...

Senior Goalkeeper Greg Kelly dives to make a save against their opponents, Marquette High School which ended in a score of 2-1 RBHS. Photo by Justin Sutherland.

Soccer sweeps Francis Howell Central

Justin Sutherland October 26, 2013

As the homecoming football game was on the mind for many students, boys varsity soccer played in the Rock Bridge Shoot Out against Francis Howell Central High School, held tonight at Battle High School. Within...

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