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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

Financial obligations raise stakes for MSHSAA students

Bailey Stover October 11, 2019
Clubs can have dues of up to $30 though not all organizations cost to join. For students who may not be able to afford the price of participation in clubs or athletics, various organizations offer opportunities to offset the costs.
CHECK IT OUT: Sophomore Riya Amin (RBHS) and junior Holly Dickinson (Columbia Independent School) practice on Thursday, Sept. 19. Girls from all Columbia schools practice as a part of the Columbia Girls Lacrosse Organization. (Photo by Sarah Mosteller)

Girls’ lacrosse prudent during inaugural fall preseason

Ryan Choe October 8, 2019

The girls’ lacrosse team has started its season in a new fashion, as a set of fall preseason clinics began Sept. 17. The clinics are Tuesdays and Thursdays every week from 5-6:30 p.m. at West Middle...

Boys lacrosse hungry for Clayton Greyhounds

Boys’ lacrosse hungry for Clayton Greyhounds

Cam Fuller April 27, 2018
No longer contained to competition just in town, the boys' lacrosse team looks to work towards it’s first playoff win April 28 in the program’s history.
Concussion policy keeps players safe

Concussion policy keeps players safe

Ben Kimchi January 4, 2018
With between 1.6 and 3.8 million athletic concussions a year, the Centers for Disease Control categorizes them at an epidemic level, with an estimated 300,000 of those concussions sustained by high school athletes.
Junior Seth Covert evades a defender in the lacrosse teams second game of the season vs. Fort Zumwalt on March 18. Despite efforts from the Bruins, Fort Zumwalt emerged victorious with a 13-8 win. Photo by Cassi Viox

Lacrosse team begins push for playoffs

Faaris Khan April 30, 2017
Under the direction of new head coach Tim Baird, a 2008 RBHS alumna, the lacrosse team hopes to make a deep run in the postseason.
Lacrosse team volunteers proudly stand beside their sign, which serves to attract customers

Boys lacrosse team sells Christmas trees to survive as a club

Grace Dorsey December 13, 2015
Boys lacrosse continues traditional fundraiser of selling Christmas trees in order to survive as a club, as the school district doesn't support it as a fully fledged sport.
infographic by Elena Franck

Lack of promotion in schools prevents lacrosse from achieving full potential

Emily Franke March 24, 2014

In Columbia, there is one girls lacrosse team. It is an expensive, unsanctioned and widely unknown group of athletes. The anonymity of womens lacrosse in the center of the state harshly limits the size...

Rock Bridges Eric Glennon moves with the ball in the second quarter of the bruins six to five loss at the hands of Fort Zumwalt on Sunday. Photo by Pen Terry

Boys Lacrosse drops close game to Fort Zumwalt

Pen Terry April 29, 2013

The boys lacrosse team (4-3)  took the field Sunday against the Fort Zumwalt Jaguars (4-2) on RBHS field, yesterday, April 27 in the mid-morning. Starting early with energy, the Jaguars took the lead...

Junior Keegan McGonagle dodges defenders on the offensive side of the field. Photo by Asa Lory

Hockey star finds supplement in lacrosse

Nomin-Erdene Jagdagdorj April 21, 2013

As other four-year-olds lumbered around on their preschool playgrounds, junior Keegan McGonagle was skating on ice. His father said at age six, Keegan was skating with a purpose, getting started on his...

Junior Malaika Motavalli sprints in attempt to score a goal in the first half against Wichita. Photo courtesy of Doug Henley.

Columbia Women’s Lacrosse maintains undefeated title, returns home with three wins

Kaitlyn Marsh April 8, 2013

Saturday morning, Columbia Women’s Lacrosse (CWL) congregated at the Stryker Soccer Complex in Wichita, Kan. to participate in their first tournament of the season. Sunlight warmed dry field and a light...

Columbia Women’s Lacrosse wins 1, loses 2 in Witchita

Kira Lubahn May 6, 2012

During their last weekend of away games, Columbia Women's Lacrosse (CWL) competed in the Wichita Wicked Tournament. The team left on the Friday before game day because of the long, five-hour drive. After...

Columbia Women’s Lacrosse plays varsity teams, learns from losses

Kira Lubahn April 28, 2012

For their second weekend of away games, Columbia Women’s Lacrosse (CWL) headed out to Kansas City, leaving Columbia at 5:45 a.m. to insure they would have time to warm up before their first game. Warm-up...

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