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

Allison Kim November 9, 2021

Looking out into a field of open grass, seven girls and seven boys from the RBHS cross country teams planted their feet firmly inside their boxes marked with white paint, anxiously awaiting the pop of...

Photo by Bailey Blackburn.

Cross country fights for second place finish at Gans Creek Classic

Allison Kim September 28, 2021

Stepping up to the line against a total of 64 other teams, RBHS cross country competed at the Gans Creek Classic on Saturday, Sept. 25, with second-place finishes for both the girls’ and boys' teams.  Racing...

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...

The Gans Creek Cross Country Invitational took place Saturday, Sept. 26. 92 teams from across Missouri competed in the race. Photo by Ana Manzano.

Cross country competes at Gans Creek Classic

Allison Kim September 27, 2020

The girls’ and boys’ cross country teams ran for 5,000 meters through warm temperatures and rolling hills on the open fields of the Gans Creek Classic course, Sept. 6.  Both teams raced in the Gold...

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

Adjusting to the halls of RBHS from middle school doesn’t seem too intimidating on Jumpstart day. Freshmen receive their schedules, learn which rooms their classes are in, participate in the rollercoaster...

Girls and boys cross country teams place second, third at state

Girls’ and boys’ cross country teams place second, third at state

Maddie Orr November 10, 2019

A countdown in the distance, the white paint marking the starting line, a vast field of open land over 75 yards wide and restless runners warming up to quell their nerves may prove intimidating for first...

Junior Matthew Hauser racing at the Class 4 District 7 meet. Hauser finished in first place with a time of 15:38. Photo taken by Greg Hall.

Cross Country takes first place at districts

Jared Geyer October 28, 2019

Rock Bridge Cross Country (RBXC) set a precedent as both the boys’ and girls’ teams took first place in the Class 4 District 7 meet on Oct. 26. Both varsity teams raced at Lee’s Summit North High...

Cross country to participate in inaugural Gans Creek Classic

Jared Geyer September 27, 2019

After much anticipation, the Gans Creek Recreation Area cross country course will officially open and host the RBHS cross country (RBXC) team in the first ever Gans Creek Classic meet this Saturday. The...

19 under 19

19 under 19

Multiple Authors April 29, 2019

[vc_empty_space height="45"] Hidden among RBHS' 1,934 students are innovators, leaders and trailblazers. 19 under 19 brings 19 of these impactful lives to light. Photos by Camryn DeVore, George Frey and...

Junior Emily Litton pole vaults at the Belton varsity meet. Vaulting nine feet and nine inches, she qualified for the district competition.

Girls’ track puts in hard work for districts

Jared Geyer May 11, 2018

After lots of hard work and preparation, the girls’ varsity track team gets ready to compete with its contemporaries at the district meet. The girls varsity team along with the boys compete on May 12,...

Shoes and backpacks stored in the atrium

Runners prepare for upcoming track season

Jared Geyer December 15, 2017

After the hustle to rush to the bus stop and the parking lot after long school hours, a group of teammates hang around the atrium in order to prepare themselves for the coming season ahead. Even through...

photo by Manal Salim

on the ‘A’ grade

Grace Dorsey December 14, 2017

Students Freshman Skyeler Custard “Most of the time I do get proud when I get an A.” “Algebra last year [was the hardest A I achieved.] My math class was just hard. [It was challenging because]...

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