The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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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

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 Audrey Snyder

Archery club targets more involvement

Ryan Choe March 25, 2020
RBHS has multiple sports and clubs, including an archery club. Ryan Choe covers how the club started and how it works by interviewing members of the group.
Photo by Ryan Choe

Local places of worship cancel, adjust services

Ryan Choe March 23, 2020
At least 25 places of worship in Columbia, MO announced on their online websites that they postponed services due to the health and safety concerns stemming from COVID-19.
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.
Current RBHS Athletic director and assistant principal David Egan, left, and current civics studies teacher Michael McGinty, right, converse during a meeting. (Photo by Audrey Snyder)

McGinty to replace Egan as athletic director, assistant principal

Ryan Choe March 14, 2020
On July 1, 2020, Michael McGinty will replace David Egan as the RBHS athletic director and assistant principal. Egan will become the new Columbia Public Schools athletic director.
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
Ryan Choe recaps the performances of the freshmen athletes from fall season athletics. Notable accomplishments come from Carolyn Ford and Ella Swindle.
Photo by Camryn DeVore

Rainfall effects reveal damp outlook

Ryan Choe December 9, 2019
Ryan Choe details the causes of rainfall issues, including floods and droughts, and the effect on the local, national and statewide communities.
Senior Zeke Lage stares on in disbelief after the end of a game against Jefferson City High School. The Bruins lost in the district championship game 2-1 Nov. 7. (Photo by Ana Manzano)

Boys’ soccer falls in district championship bid

Ryan Choe November 12, 2019
With the Class 4 District 9 championship and a ticket to the Class 4 sectional game on the line, the boys’ soccer team (21-4) faced Jefferson City High School (JCHS) Nov. 7 at Battle High School. In the end, JCHS player Lucas Godon scored the winning kick to send the Jays to the Class 4 sectional, ending the game 2-1. 
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 victorious in district semifinal match against Hickman

Ryan Choe November 7, 2019
With a record of 20-4 heading into the district semifinal match Nov. 5, the boys’ soccer team exuded confidence. After winning eight of their last 10 regular season games, the Bruins delivered in the class 4 district 9 semifinal match and came out the victors against local rival Hickman High School (HHS) with a score of 1-0. The Bruins gained their third win against HHS, having already won the teams’ two regular season meetings. The Bruins will play against Jefferson City High School (JCHS) 6 p.m. Nov. 7 at Battle High School for the district championship. 
From left to right: coach Ben Loeb, sophomore Maggie Lin, senior Mary Frances Hose and senior Corine Farid pose for a picture during the awards ceremony at the girls tennis Class 2 State championships.

Girls’ tennis takes top five finishes in individual state tournaments

Ryan Choe October 27, 2019
After losing a closely contested team match in the state quarterfinals against St. Teresa’s Academy, 4-5, Oct. 19, the girls’ tennis team hoped to capture two titles for the singles tournament and doubles tournament in the Class 2 individual state championships. 
Changes to parking lot system create controversy among students, parents

Changes to parking lot system create controversy among students, parents

Multiple Authors October 11, 2019

New changes require students to park in the north parking lot Story by Ryan Choe At the beginning of the 2019-20 school year, administration implemented a new parking system for students and faculty under...

LEADING THE WAY: Hajicek, a leader on the team, has been starting varsity QB since his junior year. (Photo by Camryn DeVore)

QB focus: faith, family, football

Ryan Choe October 8, 2019
Growing up, senior Grant Hajicek attended various Mizzou sporting events. The joy of these games inspired him to participate in athletics, so he quickly signed up to play football, basketball and baseball.
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