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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

Running through the line, junior Bryce Jackson receives the hand off from senior quarterback Grant Hajicek and begins to turn up field.

Bruins end losing streak with route of Hickman

Elliot Bachrach September 28, 2019
The Bruins were all smiles, beaming with joy and pumping their fists at the conclusion of last night’s game against the Hickman Kewpies; the mood differed drastically from the losses in each of the past four weeks.
Midnight Traveler provides new look at life as refugee

‘Midnight Traveler’ provides new look at life as refugee

Isaac Parrish March 2, 2019
In Hassan Fazili’s magnificent 'Midnight Traveler,'the first-person perspective of an Afghan refugee is captured in a way that can't be replicated by anyone else.
Senior wide receiver Malik Gleason sprints with the ball, eager to score a touchdown for the Bruins. RBHS defeated Hickman 48-21 in a satisfying blowout victory on Sept. 16. photo by Yousuf El-Jayyousi

Football gains impressive first win against rival Kewpies

Cam Fuller September 17, 2016
Despite beginning the season with a rough start, the RBHS football team routed crosstown rival Hickman in the annual Providence Bowl on Sept. 16. Click here to read about the game.
Senior Reilly Strong and freshman Payton McCallister leap to head a cross from junior Molly Klein. Strong would score on the header and record the winning goal for the Bruins. Photo by Sury Rawat.

Girl’s soccer stronger than Kewpies

John Flanegin April 16, 2015
“Right before I took it I knew that was our chance to score,” Klein said. “I was just hoping someone would be there to put their head on it. I usually just try to place my corners in the middle of the box, that’s always a dangerous place.”
Photo by Mikaela Acton.

Girls tennis throttles Kewpies, maintains friendships

John Flanegin September 8, 2014

The girls varsity tennis team racked up another win on Monday after sweeping crosstown rival Hickman 9-0. The undefeated Bruins (9-0) were confident coming into the match-up against the 3-5 Kewpies, but...

Kreklow comes alive late; Bruins down Kewpies for first time in two years

Kreklow comes alive late; Bruins down Kewpies for first time in two years

Josh Ripley January 31, 2014

[heading]Columbia Rock Bridge 59, Columbia Hickman 54[/heading] The last four RBHS-Hickman boys basketball games had been defined by hard fought, down to the wire matchups, that the Kewpies found a way...

Rock Bridge vs Hickman - Gamecast

Rock Bridge vs Hickman – Gamecast

Pen Terry December 17, 2013

[heading]Follow the action of tonight's crosstown rivalry with our Gamecast[/heading] No. 10 Rock Bridge faces No.1 Hickman tonight at the RBHS gym. Last year's infamous game went into three overtime periods...

art by Maddi Mueller

Crosstown rivals renew series next Tuesday, Kewpies won past two

Brayden Parker December 13, 2013

[heading]Rock Bridge vs. Hickman back on the court[/heading] It was the year of the Kewpie. The final year of competition solely between Columbia’s two high schools crashed furiously to the finish line...

Members of the RBHS volleyball team circle up in between points.
By Erin Kleekamp

Volleyball continues success, rolls past Hickman

Pen Terry October 24, 2013

[heading]Bruins 2, Kewpies 0[/heading] The only regular season matchup between RBHS and Hickman started with the the Bruins winning the  first two points of their volleyball match against their crosstown...

Photo by Maribeth Eiken

Bruins exact revenge in Providence Bowl versus Kewpies

Brett Stover September 28, 2013

One year ago, Joe Barbee’s field goal attempt flew wide left as time expired. 22-21 Hickman. 11 months ago, Logan Twehous’ pass flew into the hands of Roderick Beasley in overtime. 10-7 Hickman. At...

The RBHS-HHS lineup is tense as the cross-town rivals face-off in Faurot Field at the annual Providence Bowl. Photo by Asa Lory

Different places, same rivalry

Pen Terry September 27, 2013

When Rock Bridge and Hickman renew their rivalry series tomorrow evening, the game commonly referred to as the Providence Bowl will have a slightly different atmosphere. Created in 2003 to feature the...

Photo by Maribeth Eiken

Former players recall past Providence Bowls

Luke Chval September 27, 2013

The feud between Hickman and Rock Bridge is by no means old and distantly derived, but that fact doesn’t call for a lack of history in the rivalry. The first time the schools played in football was...

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