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Infographic by Claire Simon.

The long journey of a college recruit

Graham Ratermann May 5, 2015
“It was relieving to have that weight off your shoulders of knowing where you are going to go and its all over,” Kreklow said
Trey Smith goes for a layup against Hickman forward Calvin Hubbard. Photo by Sury Rawat

Boys basketball tops Wildcats in overtime

Graham Ratermann March 5, 2015
Things started well and ended well for the Bruin boys basketball team in the district semifinal Tuesday night. In the middle, however, the result was constantly in doubt.
Eric Kuse attempts a jump shot against Battle on Tuesday, Feb. 24. Kuse scored nine points as the Bruins crushed the crosstown Spartans 77-60. Photo by Jamey Jackson.

Bruins coast to win over Battle

Brett Stover February 25, 2015

With the playoffs beginning in less than a week, there won’t be any more easy wins like the Bruins’ 77-60 stomping of the Spartans at Battle Tuesday night. However RBHS head coach Jim Scanlon, who...

Senior Eric Kuse prepares to shoot a free throw in a game against Battle on Jan. 23. This weekend the Bruins cruised through the Union tournament winning the title 42-36 over Francis Borgia.

Basketball dominates Union tournament

John Flanegin February 2, 2015
“We need to get better each day,” Kuse said, “and our main goal is to win a district title in arguably the toughest district in the state.”
Senior Josh Broadus soars through the air on his way to the basket in a game against Southwest High School. The Bruins clobbered SWHS 78-35. Photo by Renata Williams.

Nice and easy: Basketball kicks off season with pair of blowout victories

Graham Ratermann December 11, 2014
In last weekend’s Norm Stewart Classic the RBHS basketball team (2-0) jumped out to an early lead and never looked back.
Photo by Renata Williams

Jays overtake Bruins late, advance to title

Josh Ripley March 5, 2014

[heading size="18"]Class 5 District 9: Bruin boys drop late one to rival Jefferson City [/heading] With 3:48 left in the fourth quarter of the Class 5 District 9 semifinal between Jefferson City and RBHS,...

Bruins seek revenge, host district tournament

Bruins seek revenge, host district tournament

Graham Ratermann March 4, 2014

[heading size="18"]Boys District Tournament Preview[/heading] As the Class 5 District 9 tournament  begins the RBHS boys basketball team has one last potential game to decide the season series against...

Boys basketball finishes regular season with tight win on senior night

Boys basketball finishes regular season with tight win on senior night

Harsh Singh March 1, 2014

[heading size="18"]Bruins enter playoffs on high note after comeback win over Helias[/heading] After a slow start to the senior night game, the Bruin boys basketball team made sure to not end their season...

Linder unloads from deep, leads Bruins past Spartans

Linder unloads from deep, leads Bruins past Spartans

Pen Terry February 26, 2014

[heading]Bruins outlast Battle, take first game in series[/heading] In a game many were expecting RBHS to run away with, the young lineup for Battle was able to stay within striking distance of the Bruins...

Junior Ryan Kreklow takes the ball down the court, looking for a teammate.
Photo by Maribeth Eiken

Boys basketball dominates fourth quarter to beat Lincoln Prep

Harsh Singh February 23, 2014

[heading size="15"]The boys basketball team held strong to defeat Lincoln Prep 60-51.[/heading] After edging out Rockhurst High School on Feb. 18, the Bruins Basketball team played the Lincoln Prep Tigers...

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...

Kayla Cheadle named inaugural BN Athlete of the Week

Kayla Cheadle named inaugural BN Athlete of the Week

Brett Stover January 28, 2014

There are two truths in the sporting world. Everyone wants to be first. Secondly, everyone wants to be the best. These two words are interchangeable at times, yet both descriptions have very different...

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