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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

Sophomore quarterback Louie Scardina returning to the sidelines amid a change of possession. Photo by Desmond Kisida.

Bruins football beats Smith-Cotton in one-sided game

Josiah Anderson September 9, 2021
In the first home game of the 2021 football season, the Bruins handed Smith-Cotton High School (SCHS) a 50-0 loss, demonstrating home field advantage. Coming off a tough loss to Staley High School (SHS) on Friday Aug. 27, the Bruins delivered a game full of both offensive and defensive plays in front of a roaring crowd, ending in a win for RBHS.
Senior middle hitter Kelly Barnes and senior outside hitter Emma Roush jump to block Hannibal High Schools Bella Falconer at the varsity volleyball game Thursday, Oct. 8. Photo by Ana Manzano.

RBHS volleyball looks to postseason after defeating Hannibal High School

Ana Manzano October 9, 2020

The RBHS JV volleyball team stepped off the court after winning their game, and the varsity team quickly replaced them. As music blasted through the speakers the girls did their pregame dance, and warmups...

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.
Ella Schouten pitches to Battle High School Oct. 18. Photo by Ana Manzano.

Softball victorious in sectionals, moves on to state quarterfinals

Anjali Noel Ramesh October 24, 2019
After entering the seventh inning tied at 4, the Bruins watched and waited as right fielder Anna Christ stepped up to the plate. With runners on second and third base, a hit from Christ would give the Bruins the edge they needed. The bat struck the ball as Christ knocked a three-run homerun over the right-field fence, giving the Bruins a 7-4 lead. Because Holt High School, the opposing team was unable to score again, the Bruins celebrated their sectionals victory, Wednesday Oct. 23. 
The boys soccer team is 20-4 heading into the class 4 district 9 championship game. The Bruins look to avenge their regular season loss against Jefferson City High School Nov. 7. (Photo by Ana Manzano)

Boys’ soccer falls to Jefferson City Jays

Ana Manzano October 10, 2019

n a cloudy but windless October night, the boys’ soccer team faced off against the Jefferson City Jays. Both teams fought hard on the Bruins’ home turf, though in the end, the Jays defeated the Bruins...

Junior swimmer Piper Osman dives into the pool for the 100 meter fly. “This year has been pretty good for me,” Osman said. “I tried to train a little bit more in the off-season and that’s really helped me out.” Photo by Maya Bell

Girls’ swimming and diving competes in Marquette Relays

Ann Fitzmaurice December 13, 2018
RBHS' Girls' swimming and diving competed Dec. 8 in the Marquette Relays as an open to their season.
Senior Gemma Ross pitches to members of her own team during the Green and Gold scrimmage game on Aug. 23. Photo by Maya Bell

Softball kicks off new season with Green and Gold game

Ann Fitzmaurice August 24, 2018
With their first game of the season on Monday, the RBHS softball team prepares for the new school year with a Green and Gold scrimmage.
Bruins recruiting tale comes to end

Bruins’ recruiting tale comes to end

John Flanegin October 29, 2015

After three years of swimming for the lady Bruins swim team, three time state champion and 2013-14 swimmer of the year Kelley Tackett made quite the splash when she verbally committed to swim for Brown...

Photo by Maribeth Eiken

Trio of guards help Bruins bounce back

Brayden Parker January 10, 2014

[heading]Bruins back on track; Rock Bridge 75, Branson 50 [/heading] Following a quick first quarter of play that found the home team down 12-9 to the Branson Pirates (6-5), the general mood in the Rock...

Girls golf places third at Capital City Tournament

Ashleigh Atasoy September 30, 2013

Today, the varsity girls golf team placed third in Jefferson City at the annual Capital City Tournament. Trailing Warrensburg by three points, the team score totaled 359 toward the end of the match. Though...

Girls basketball breezes past quarterfinals

Tyler Dunlap March 11, 2013

On Saturday, March 9, the Lady Bruins  played Nixa in the state basketball quarterfinals, in Springfield, Mo. Despite a three hour bus ride, the Bruins came out ready to play. The Bruins shut down Nixa...

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