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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

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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 11, 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 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...

KICKING THE LATE NIGHT GRIND: Senior goalkeeper Cooper Deneke extends to block a penalty kick from senior defender Chadly Ben-Ayed in a team practice Sunday, Oct. 20. With a 20-4 record, the Bruins work toward their first state championship. The team will face Hickman in the Class 4 District 9 semifinal game 7 p.m.  Saturday at Battle High School. (Photo by Sophia Eaton)

Boys’ soccer vies for ultimate prize

Will Cover October 30, 2019

A gaggle of players congregates by one of the goals. Some rocket shots at the net; some juggle a ball using their feet; two use a ball to play basketball on an invisible hoop. The boys are preparing for...

Seniors cant contain their happiness at senior night before their game on Oct. 15. Pictured from left to right: Zeke Lage (12), Matthrew Cathro (12), Sergio Pico (12). Photo by Grace Hervey.

Varsity soccer team wins against Battle Spartans

Emily Dearing October 16, 2019

In contrast to cold temperatures setting a chilly tone throughout RBHS, the boys’ varsity soccer team brightened up their fans as they beat the Battle Spartans 3-0 at Battle High School Oct. 15, raising...

Scott Wittenborn on student empowerment, coaching, right to privacy

Scott Wittenborn on student empowerment, coaching, right to privacy

Parker Boone October 9, 2019

Parker and civics teacher Scott Wittenborn talk about varying topics ranging from how difficult it is for new and old students to use their freedom with responsibility wisely at RBHS to his experiences...

RBHS boys soccer practices for the game against Marquette tonight. Photo by Audrey Snyder

After big win, boys’ soccer takes on Marquette tonight

Will Cover October 3, 2019

The varsity boys’ soccer team will play Marquette High School tonight at RBHS at 6:30 p.m. The Bruins are 12-2 on the year, coming off of a big win against Gateway Legacy Christian Academy (GLCA), which...

Girls soccer falls to Quincy (2-1) after tight game

Girls’ soccer falls to Quincy (2-1) after tight game

George Frey April 16, 2019

The Lady Bruins faced off against the Blue Devils of Quincy Senior High School (QSHS) on Monday. Head coach Scott Wittenborn was home ill during last night's game. As the game went on, the team’s energy...

Senior forward Grace Davis creates space between the ball and an HHS midfielder at the jamboree. The jamboree is important for the team because its the first time well all get to really play together and get an idea of what our team is going to look like this year, Davis said. Hopefully we also use it as an opportunity to come out and show the other teams the kind of competition were gonna be this season.

Girls’ soccer kicks off season at jamboree

Allie Pigg March 8, 2019

The girls’ soccer team opened their season at the jamboree Friday, March 8. The Bruins joined Battle High School (BHS) and Hickman High School (HHS) at BHS to play their first competitive minutes as...

Senior forward Quintin Liddle hugs his teammate, junior midfielder Preston Fancher, after the game. Liddle was emotional when the final whistle blew, realizing he had just finished his final game as a Bruin. [This game meant] everything, Liddle said. And thats it.

Soccer falls to Lee’s Summit at sectionals

Allie Pigg November 11, 2018

It was an unlucky 24 hours on RBHS’ Sells Field. After the football team’s heart wrenching 29-27 loss Friday night, the boys' soccer team took the field Saturday afternoon in their sectional game...

Boys soccer defeats Ozark, advance to state quarterfinals

Boys’ soccer defeats Ozark, advance to state quarterfinals

Maddie Murphy November 7, 2018

fter being sent off by students at a small pep rally at 1:20 p.m. in the south parking lot of RBHS, the boys’ soccer team traveled to Ozark, Mo. to compete in the state semifinals Tuesday, Nov. 6. Ozark...

Flink turns away from a pile of Kewpies around him. Throughout the game, Flink slid many passes through the HHS defense. Flink has been a controlling factor of the Bruins midfield this season. Photo by Allie Pigg.

Boys’ soccer falls to Kewpies in crosstown competition

Allie Pigg September 19, 2018

t approximately 5:20 p.m., the clouds opened up on the south side of town, dumping buckets of rain around RBHS. The ominous sky seemed to be heading towards Hickman High School (HHS), where the RBHS boys’...

Senior midfielder Oliver Blitz sprints with the ball during the semifinals game on Oct. 23 that ended in a 1-0 victory, sending the Bruins to the district championship game against Smith Cotton High School. Photo by Gabi Tella

Bruins lose to Smith Cotton in district championship game

Allie Pigg October 25, 2017

Under the bright lights at Hickman High School (HHS) on Wednesday, Oct. 25, the RBHS boys’ soccer (9-11-1) season ended with a 3-1 loss against the Smith Cotton Tigers (23-1) in the district championship...

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