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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

Abby Hay (10) catches the ball pitched to her by Ella Schouten (12). Only being a sophomore Hay’s talent shone through making her the starting catcher for varsity softball. Hay caught the entire game with no errors. Photo by Emma Hake.

Bruins softball defeats Capital City in tight victory

Ana Manzano September 15, 2020

In a tense game, the Bruins eventually won their match against Capital City High School (CCHS) 2-1, bringing their record to 5-0. Both teams championed strong pitchers that struck out batters for the first...

Adjusting her batting stance senior Maren Jones (P/1B) prepares to swing at the ball. Jones managed to  run to batters in and score one run with one hit on the night Sep 8.”There’s certainly added pressure to get your teammates in, but I try to bring the same approach and confidence I do for any at bat.”

Bruins softball beat Spartans in dominant fashion

Parker Boone September 10, 2020

Going into an important regular season game  the RBHS Varsity softball team showcased their consistency against Battle High School Tuesday September 8. After just six innings, the girls won off of “run-rule”,...

Breaking down gender barriers in male dominated sports

Breaking down gender barriers in male dominated sports

Maddie Orr March 18, 2020

[vc_text_separator title="PLAY LIKE A GIRL" title_align="separator_align_left"]When freshman Abby Hay was eight years old, she and her baseball team were competing in a tournament in Kansas City, Mo. As...

Exploring querencia through the day

Exploring querencia through the day

Camryn DeVore November 22, 2019

[vc_video link="https://youtu.be/2F_PX3_K4nc"]Where have you found your querencia? Let us know in the comments.

Junior center-fielder Maddie Snider rounds third base during the BSS game. Snider was one of the only two runs scored by the Bruins during this game.  Photo by Maddie Murphy

Softball makes historic run to finish third at state

Camryn DeVore November 4, 2019

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

Softball makes history, goes to final 4 tomorrow

Camryn DeVore October 31, 2019

The Bruin’s displayed their powerful offensive ability Monday, Oct. 28 at the softball quarterfinal game against Francis Howell Central High School (FHCHS). The Spartans were 21-9 on the season and had...

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...

Freshman Kayla Mooney bats against Battle High School Oct. 17. The Bruins played their first post-season game against the Battle Spartans. The Lady Bruins next game will take place Oct. 19 at Hickman High School.

Softball wins second ever district title

Will Cover October 20, 2019

The ball cracked off of the bat. It flew to center field, where it dropped into right fielder Anna Christ’s waiting mitt. After Christ caught the ball and the final out was called, the Bruins began...

Sophomore Izzy Dennis shares a moment with junior Maddie Marrero as they attend their last team dinner of the season for RB softball. Photo by Camryn DeVore.

Unspoken commitments

Camryn DeVore October 7, 2018

When committing to your high school team, you are more than likely dedicating yourself to something more than just the sport. You give yourself to your team and to your coach. The softball team has team...

Sophomore pitcher and outfielder Ella Schouten pitches to Holt High School Sept. 22. The Bruins lost the home game (0-5). They will play again in the Hickman Tournament this weekend. Photo by Sophie Eaton.

Softball to play in Hickman tournament

Emily Oba September 27, 2018

Tomorrow and Saturday, the softball team will play in the Hickman Tournament. Starting its season with a [13-7] record, the athletes will continue to strive toward success. Junior infielder and catcher...

A week of games for varsity softball Sept. 4-11

A week of games for varsity softball Sept. 4-11

Isaac Parrish September 19, 2018

[vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUSFly-KIjM"] Varsity softball highlights. Players Maddie Marrero, Maddie Snyder and Gemma Ross talk about their experiences this season. Camera work and...

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

In preparation for its first game of the season on Monday, the RBHS softball team split in half to compete in a Green and Gold scrimmage on Thursday night. While the Gold team won the scrimmage, the event...

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