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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

Image retrieved from the Library of Congress, 1887.

Historic exclusion in sports perpetuates underrepresentation in modern day

Sarah Ding October 2, 2020

At the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York City, Naomi Osaka took the title of U.S. Open Champion on Sept. 12. Osaka, who is Haitian on her father’s side and Japanese on her mother’s, has faced scrutiny...

Peat chases NFL dreams

Peat chases NFL dreams

Maddie Murphy May 1, 2018

[dropcap style="light" size="4"]I[/dropcap]t was the summer between freshman and sophomore year when junior standout student-athlete Nate Peat received his first Division 1, football scholarship offer...

Comparing pay through different sports and jobs

Money in Sports

Andrew Meister May 9, 2017

Most everything related to sports has a lot of money floating around their programs in comparison to other important occupations as well as education priorities at large universities. In the year 2016,...

Fantasy sports provide captivating pastime for sports fans

Fantasy sports provide captivating pastime for sports fans

Cam Fuller November 9, 2016

Photo by Camille McManus [dropcap size="4"]F[/dropcap]antasy sports are a staple of the American experience. The rush of a great trade or a close game in a fantasy allows sports fans to get even more...

A RBHS swimmer prepares for a race at the MU Aquatic Center earlier this year. Swimmings Last Chance meet and the state championships are today. Photo by Erin Kleekamp

Path to professional sports is one bumpy ride

Faaris Khan April 28, 2016

It’s no wonder that a prestigious career in a professional sport is a dream for millions of teens across the globe. After all, the greatest athletes receive remarkable recognition and fame, immense annual...

Individual celebrations undermine team wins

Individual celebrations undermine team wins

Abby Kempf April 6, 2016

[dropcap color="#" bgcolor="#" sradius="0"]F[/dropcap]irst and second grade Pee Wee Hoops players explode into screams and high-fives whenever they defeat their tiny opponents. The RBHS girls’ swimming...

photo by Erin Kleekamp

Super Bowl ads incorporate unique, attention-grabbing marketing strategies

Faaris Khan February 7, 2016

A RBHS football player and Hickman High School football player gear up for the Providence Bowl, the equivalent of the Super Bowl for Columbia, Missouri high schools.  Every year, there is only one...

Targeting safety precautions continually miss their mark

Targeting safety precautions continually miss their mark

Ji-Ho Lee January 31, 2016

A group of Bruins tackle a Rockhurst player Aug. 24. on Faurot Field in a 26-7 loss. Although targeting isn’t a factor in high school football, it has been a hot-button issue in both the college and...

Fantasy Football Week 12

Fantasy Football Week 12

Eric Glennon November 23, 2013

A look at the top fantasy players at each position, and a few of the busts as well. [vsw id="80162911" source="vimeo" width="600" height="460" autoplay="no"]

Supreme Court building in Washington, DC. source: Public Domain from www.usda.gov

‘Redskin’ controversy hits high school halls

Trisha Chaudhary November 16, 2013

Redskin. Once a name used in upmost respect, some now view this term as a racial slur towards Native Americans, launching a hotbed of elevated dialogue. Controversy exploded over the name Redskins when...

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...

Fantasy Football rankings

Fantasy Football rankings

Eric Glennon October 3, 2013

The top fantasy players at each position from weeks 1-4 [vsw id="75929095" source="vimeo" width="680" height="560" autoplay="no"]  

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