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

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Students, administration clarify definition of sports, arts, activites

Ann Fitzmaurice February 27, 2019

For two weeks straight in the July heat, sophomore marching band member Ian Hendrickson woke up just in time for band camp, which began at 7:45 a.m. and went until 4 p.m. with an additional three hour...

Sam Crane wrestles his match from Centralia on Jan. 13

Wrestling season finishes at state championship

George Frey February 17, 2019

Feb. 2, two wrestlers qualified for the state championship: sophomore Marquis McCaster and freshman Anna Stephens. Stephens is the first female wrestler in RBHS history to make it to the state championship....

These young wrestlers hope to wrestle for RBHS one day.
Photo by Morgan Berk

Freshman girls’ wrestler qualifies for state championship

George Frey February 4, 2019

On Friday and Saturday, the RBHS girls’ wrestling participated in the District Tournament and Webster winter challenge at St. Clair High School. The match was filled with suspense, but freshman Anna...

Clubs, sports create additional school absences

Clubs, sports create additional school absences

Ji-Sung Lee October 23, 2018

When sophomore Avery Samuel is in softball season, she is absent for nearly every other fourth hour class. For tournaments, it could be a day and a half of material she misses. This constant cycle of playing...

Rock Bridge bests Battle with a final score of 48-28

Rock Bridge bests Battle with a final score of 48-28

George Frey September 9, 2018

Friday night RBHS’ football team played against Battle High School and managed to win with a final score of 48-28, despite a driving rainstorm during the second half. As the players ran across the field,...

Swimming, diving prepare for state championship

Swimming, diving prepare for state championship

Ji-Sung Lee February 16, 2018

[dropcap style="light" size="4"]A[/dropcap] team state championship title in 2015, another  in 2016, and runner-up in 2017; that's how dominating the girls’ swimming and diving team has been in the...

Competitive cheerleading provides more than athletic opportunity

Competitive cheerleading provides more than athletic opportunity

Grace Dorsey January 31, 2017

D uring the past 30 years, competitive cheerleading has undeniably changed. Though schools initially restricted cheerleading to sidelines during college or high school sporting events, it now has a competitive...

The Lady Bruins basketball team finishes a practice in the main gym in preparation for their upcoming games.
Photo by Morgan Berk.

RBHS emerges victorious in Norm Stewart Classic

Ji-Sung Lee December 2, 2016

[dropcap]D[/dropcap]espite holding a seven point lead at the conclusion of the first quarter, senior forward Madison Treece knew that the 16-9 advantage would not secure a win, especially at that stage...

Senior Night ends in success for varsity girls basketball

Senior Night ends in success for varsity girls’ basketball

Grace Dorsey February 26, 2016

Senior night for the RBHS girls’ varsity basketball team was Thursday, Feb. 25. The bittersweet celebration punctuated the end of Brianna Ellis's, Kelly Wilkerson's, Megan Potthast's and manager Tommi...

Cross country team returns from Minnesota meet

Cross country team returns from Minnesota meet

Ross Parks October 2, 2013

The Roy Griak Invitational, hosted at the University of Minnesota, found Bruin cross country runners in their third meet of the season Thursday, Friday and Saturday. After a nine-hour bus ride, the JV...

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