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Track and Field dominates competition, wins district championships

Track and Field dominates competition, wins district championships

Allison Kim, Op/Ed Editor May 17, 2022

RBHS hosted the 2022 Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 5 District 4 track meet May 14, with both the boys’ and girls’ teams coming out ahead of eight other teams and...

Photo by Bailey Blackburn.

Boys’ and girls’ cross country teams finish second, fourth on state championship podium

Allison Kim November 9, 2021
The 2021 Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 5 girls and boys cross country state championships took place Friday, Nov. 5, at the Gans Creek Cross Country Course, and both teams achieved podium finishes, with the boys coming out in second place and the girls finishing in fourth.
Golf coach steps down, reflects on 16-year legacy

Golf coach steps down, reflects on 16-year legacy

Anjali Noel Ramesh January 3, 2021
RBHS counselor Melissa Coil announced she would be stepping down as head coach for the girls’ golf team earlier this school year.
Wearing number 1929, senior Matthew Hauser celebrates his Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHAA) state championship victory with his teammates and classmates in the crowd. Hausers point contribution pushed the RBHS boys team to first place in a tense meet.

Boys take home cross country title, girls get fourth in state championship

Shruti Gautam November 10, 2020

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left" custom_markup_1=""]as the runners lined up on the grass, family members stood in marked boxes six feet apart in the grass, holding their place next...

Photo by Ana Manzano

Boys’ tennis faces new challenge

Ryan Choe March 29, 2020
The RBHS boys tennis team prepares for their new season after losing all six of their varsity members and look to defend their state title.
Photo by Camryn DeVore

COVID-19 halts multiple sports seasons

Ryan Choe March 18, 2020
The Missouri State High School Activities Association canceled the remainder of the Class 4 and Class 5 state basketball tournaments and suspended the spring sports season through April 12.
Quinn Spear practices percussion in a band practice room. Photo by Audrey Novinger

Students reflect on solo, small ensemble preparation amidst postponed district festival

Audrey Novinger March 16, 2020
Student musicians reflect on their solo and small ensemble performance preparation and explain how the postponed district music festival affected them.
Wrestlers’ diets, training impact weight classes

Wrestlers’ diets, training impact weight classes

Ryan Choe February 7, 2020
In wrestling, making a weight can be the difference between facing a physically larger and more imposing opponent or being that opponent.
Gram Collier, sophomore

Gram Collier, sophomore

Sarah Mosteller January 14, 2020

What do you think is one of the biggest flaws in the American education system? “In my opinion, a big issue is the ability to participate in clubs based on grades. During middle school and high school...

Freshman Carolyn Ford runs during the Forest Park Cross Country Festival Sept. 14. Ford placed second overall in the varsity girls 5K green race. Both RBHS teams placed first for the entire event. During the Nov. 9 state meet on the Gans Creek course, Ford became the first freshman in Missouri’s history to win the individual state title. (Photo by Jadyn Lisenby)

Freshmen standouts highlight fall season

Ryan Choe December 20, 2019
Ryan Choe recaps the performances of the freshmen athletes from fall season athletics. Notable accomplishments come from Carolyn Ford and Ella Swindle.
KICKING THE LATE NIGHT GRIND: Senior goalkeeper Cooper Deneke extends to block a penalty kick from senior defender Chadly Ben-Ayed in a team practice Sunday, Oct. 20. With a 20-4 record, the Bruins work toward their first state championship. The team will face Hickman in the Class 4 District 9 semifinal game 7 p.m.  Saturday at Battle High School. (Photo by Sophia Eaton)

Boys’ soccer vies for ultimate prize

Will Cover October 30, 2019
A gaggle of players congregates by one of the goals. Some rocket shots at the net; some juggle a ball using their feet; two use a ball to play basketball on an invisible hoop. The boys are preparing for the start of their postseason in the district tournament Saturday.
From left to right: coach Ben Loeb, sophomore Maggie Lin, senior Mary Frances Hose and senior Corine Farid pose for a picture during the awards ceremony at the girls tennis Class 2 State championships.

Girls’ tennis takes top five finishes in individual state tournaments

Ryan Choe October 27, 2019
After losing a closely contested team match in the state quarterfinals against St. Teresa’s Academy, 4-5, Oct. 19, the girls’ tennis team hoped to capture two titles for the singles tournament and doubles tournament in the Class 2 individual state championships. 
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