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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

Bearing News

Sophomore quarterback Louie Scardina returning to the sidelines amid a change of possession. Photo by Desmond Kisida.

Bruins football beats Smith-Cotton in one-sided game

Josiah Anderson September 9, 2021

In the first home game of the 2021 football season, the Bruins handed Smith-Cotton High School (SCHS) a 50-0 loss, demonstrating a home field advantage. Coming off a tough loss to Staley High School (SHS)...

Photo by Desmond Kisida.

Overexposed: Sports/Action Photography

Parker Boone January 25, 2021

In this episode of "Overexposed" Parker Boone, Sophia Eaton, Desmond Kisida and Ana Manzano discuss what makes a sport/action shot compelling. The photographers emphasize the importance of telling...

Wearing number 1929, senior Matthew Hauser celebrates his Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHAA) state championship victory with his teammates and classmates in the crowd. Hausers point contribution pushed the RBHS boys team to first place in a tense meet.

Boys take home cross country title, girls get fourth in state championship

Shruti Gautam November 10, 2020

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left" custom_markup_1=""]as the runners lined up on the grass, family members stood in marked boxes six feet apart in the grass, holding their place next...

The girls volleyball stands, watching Hannibal High School warm up at their game Thursday, Oct. 8. Photo by Ana Manzano.

RBHS Athletics deals with COVID-19 guidelines, game cancellations

Ana Manzano October 16, 2020

Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) and its Sports Medicine Advisory Committee released its guidelines and recommendations for sports and activities last summer amid the COVID-19...

Junior Andrew Copeland passes the ball to his teammate in the boys varsity soccer game against Battle High School Tuesday, Oct. 13. Photo by Desmond Kisida.

RBHS varsity soccer tops Battle High School in unyielding victory

Desmond Kisida October 15, 2020

Away from their home field, the RBHS boys’ varsity soccer team played Battle High School Tuesday night Oct. 13. The Bruins wanted a win badly, said senior center-back Aaron Vandyke, and they got one,...

Senior middle hitter Kelly Barnes and senior outside hitter Emma Roush jump to block Hannibal High Schools Bella Falconer at the varsity volleyball game Thursday, Oct. 8. Photo by Ana Manzano.

RBHS volleyball looks to postseason after defeating Hannibal High School

Ana Manzano October 9, 2020

The RBHS JV volleyball team stepped off the court after winning their game, and the varsity team quickly replaced them. As music blasted through the speakers the girls did their pregame dance, and warmups...

RBHS football volunteers rearrange the masks players wear at the JCHS game Friday, Sept. 11. Photo by Ana Manzano.

RBHS football player tests positive for COVID-19, Friday game against Battle cancelled

Multiple Authors October 7, 2020

The RBHS football team chose to cancel this Friday’s football game against Battle High School because of safety concerns after a RBHS player tested positive for COVID-19. Principal Jacob Sirna made a...

Senior Bryce Jackson breaks a tackle from two Capital City Defenders on his third touchdown of the game Sep 17. Photo by Parker Boone

Bruins football wins in high-scoring affair

Ana Manzano September 20, 2020

The bruins football team won a high scoring game against the Capital City Cavaliers Sept. 18. They played on an unusually empty field, on an atypically cool night, against a team they had never faced in...

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...

Senior forward Lucas Godon looks for the next play at the boys soccer senior night game Wednesday, September 9. Photo by Ana Manzano.

Bruins soccer overcomes Helias on senior night

Ana Manzano September 10, 2020

Conditions were seemingly perfect for a game of soccer on Wednesday, Sept. 9 as the boys’ soccer team took on Helias Catholic High School (HCHS). Skies were overcast so no direct sunlight obstructed...

Sophomore Lily Dudley hits a cross-shot against CHS at the girls volleyball game Tuesday, Sept. 8. Photo by Ana Manzano.

Girls’ volleyball dominates CHS in three set landslide

Ana Manzano September 9, 2020

The main gym was buzzing with energy the afternoon of the first day of virtual schooling as the girls’ volleyball team played against California High School (CHS). The Bruins won the game in straight...

Photo by Audrey Snyder

Archery club targets more involvement

Ryan Choe March 25, 2020

Every Thursday from 6-8 p.m., the Gentry Middle School (GMS) basketball gym is packed with students, ranging from sprightly sixth graders to spirited sophomores, for weekly archery club practice. While...

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