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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

Senior Raymond majors returns a ball against Joplin on April 19th.

Boys tennis advances to final four for 13th year in a row

Sophie Whyte May 27, 2014

Joplin, Mo. was the destination for RBHS boys tennis team on the afternoon of May 24 for the varsity team sectionals. There were singles and doubles matches, and RBHS competed against two teams, Glendale...

Senior C.J. Ardini throws a ground ball to first base during practice.
Photo by Maribeth Eiken

Baseball falls to CBC

Harsh Singh May 11, 2014

After a 3-0 win against Blue Springs South, the Bruins baseball team hosted CBC looking to improve on their overall record in the season. Junior Chandler Wyatt was on the mound for RBHS on a hot, windy...

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...

Photo by Mikaela Acton, Art by Alex Carranza

Southpaw: What Next?

Emily Franke February 26, 2014

Dreams for the future fill our minds from the time we enter preschool. Fantasies of potential colleges, professions and lives grip our thoughts throughout the years of primary and secondary school as...

Junior Ryan Kreklow takes the ball down the court, looking for a teammate.
Photo by Maribeth Eiken

Boys basketball dominates fourth quarter to beat Lincoln Prep

Harsh Singh February 23, 2014

[heading size="15"]The boys basketball team held strong to defeat Lincoln Prep 60-51.[/heading] After edging out Rockhurst High School on Feb. 18, the Bruins Basketball team played the Lincoln Prep Tigers...

Downtown Mini Series: Post Uno

Downtown Mini Series: Post Uno

Maribeth Eiken January 29, 2014

My entire life (all 17 years) I have dreamed of escaping the grasp of Columbia; the thought of "getting out" is something I dance around with in my mind and my imagination. Now, before you jump to conclusions...

Audience members fill the aisles for the Show Choir Premiere concert

Audience members fill the aisles for the Show Choir Premiere concert

Emily Franke January 21, 2014

Last Friday, Jan. 16, the RBHS show choir programs performed in their season premiere concert in the RBHS Performing Arts Center. Like last year the house was not only sold out, but the standing-room-only...

Independence for teenagers is necessary in developing maturity

Independence for teenagers is necessary in developing maturity

Sophie Whyte December 20, 2013

Commonly stated as RBHS’ motto, “freedom with responsibility” can be applied to all aspects of life, including parenting. Most high schoolers are not yet parents, but they can understand the relationship...

On and off the mat: Senior Sam Crane , a Mizzou commit, is the natural leader of the Bruin wrestling team. Crane, left, wrestles a Kirksville opponent on Dec. 3 at Rock Bridge.
By Maribeth Eiken

Crane leads Bruin wrestling; focuses on dedication

Luke Chval December 19, 2013

[heading]Senior Sam Crane talks about his dedication as a wrestler.[/heading] It is certainly true that RBHS is a powerhouse for outspoken high school athletes in the state of Missouri. There are few...

Photo by Maribeth Eiken

Increase in violence raises awareness for concussion

Josh Ripley November 6, 2013

[heading]Popularity of head injuries causes scare, initiates talk of new forms of protection[/heading] There was a time, not that long ago, when football was a sport of unrestrained violence. Penalties...

Junior, Alex Ofodile, runs the ball down the field in the fourth quarter to try and come back.

Bruins maul Jays, exact revenge for last week’s loss

Brett Stover November 1, 2013

[heading]Columbia Rock Bridge 48, Jefferson City 18[/heading] Revenge is a dish best The Bruins (5-5) didn't take long finding the Jays' (6-4) endzone in their district quarterfinal matchup...

Bruin football loses by one to Liberty

Bruin football loses by one to Liberty

Maribeth Eiken October 21, 2013

[heading]Bruins lose to Liberty 27-28. [/heading] The RBHS Bruin football team played their hearts out in the second half of a tough emotional game this past Friday, October 18. We had a lot of "mental...

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