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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

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Girls’ basketball advances to state quarterfinals, wins against Lebanon High School

Maddie Murphy March 6, 2019

Sedalia seems to be a good court for both the girls’ and boys’ basketball teams. The Lady Bruins defeated Lebanon High School (LHS) (54-46) Wednesday, March 6 in Sedalia, Mo. This win brings the Bruins...

PLUCKED: Senior wide receiver Martez Manuel makes a flying catch as he receives a pass from junior quarterback Grant Hajicek. The Bruins defeated the Helias Crusaders, 52-28, Oct. 12. The game marked both the Bruins’ homecoming and ‘orange out’ game, which showed support for those suffering from leukemia. The Bruins will begin their district tournament tomorrow night. Photo by Maya Bell.

Football reaches for districts

George Frey October 25, 2018

From Oct. 26 until Nov. 9, RBHS will host the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Football District Championships. Last year, the team had made it to semifinals, losing to Blue Springs...

Freshman Anjali Ramesh serves during a match Friday, Aug. 24. Photo by George Frey/Bearing News

Girls’ tennis tournament kicks off season

George Frey August 26, 2018

On Aug. 24 and 25, girls’ varsity tennis team faced off against several schools, including St. Theresa’s Academy, Lee Summit West and John Burroughs. The tournament proved good for RBHS, with the team...

Sophomore Caroline Schade bends to tee her ball at the Oct. 10 Class 2 Girls Golf state championship.

Girls’ golf takes first at Warrensburg Invitational

Emily Oba August 25, 2018

he girls’ golf team took part in the Warrensburg Invitational Friday, Aug. 24. As a team, the Bruins shot a 323 and won the tournament. Senior Olivia Sowers finished with the top score of 74.   “I...

Speech, debate team turns stress to success

Speech, debate team turns stress to success

Emily Oba February 15, 2018

[dropcap style="flat" size="4"]F[/dropcap]or senior co-captain Sonya Hu, debate tournaments mean sleepless nights with only three to four hours of sleep. Describing debate as not crazy but strenuous, Hu...

Photo by Riley Eagle

Wrestling team to compete at Lee’s Summit Christmas Invite

Ben Kimchi December 15, 2017

Today, Bruin wrestlers will be put to the test at the Lee’s Summit Christmas Invite. With this particular tournament being the largest of the season, Head Coach Eric Wilson sees the Christmas Invite...

Freshmen Will Cover, senior Chase Ford, junior Sonya Hu all qualified for nationals

Speech, debate students head to national competitions

Andrew Meister May 12, 2017

Speech and Debate has a history of performing well at competitions such as districts and state and this year is no exception. Their hard work and dedication have lead them to the National Speech and Debate...

Target sighted: Senior and varsity team captain Brian Baker takes aim at an incoming ball during practice.  The Bruins, under the coaching of Ben Loeb, will compete in the district tournament. Competition for the tournament will begin on May 13.

Tennis prepares for districts

Logan Dorsey May 11, 2017

The “Bruin Dynasty,” a nickname synonymous with the Rock Bridge high school men’s tennis team, is an appropriate title; the Bruins’ winning history consists of the past 16 district titles and a...

Junior midfielder Johnny Klein dribbles the ball down the field in an attempt to score a goal in the quarterfinal match against Ozark High School Nov. 5. Following their 3-0 win against Ozark High school, Rock Bridge will advance to the state semi-finals against Rockhurst High School on Nov. 11. Photo by Yousuf El-Jayyousi

Bruins gain victory in second half surge, go to final four

Cam Fuller November 6, 2016

[dropcap size="4"]O[/dropcap]ne could say that the RBHS soccer team is a late bloomer. This statement never rang so true as it did in yesterday's state quarterfinal game against Ozark High School Nov....

Senior Carson Raetz (7) attempts to rescue the ball from Hickman opponents on Oct. 1.  Photo by Yousuf El-Jayyousi

Bruins seal sectional victory, proceed to state quarterfinals

Cassidy Viox November 1, 2016

[dropcap size="4"]A[/dropcap]fter losing the same sectional game in the 2015 season, the soccer team came back tonight with the intention of avenging last season’s loss. With a fierce attitude and an...

Threat of riots cancels debate tournament

Threat of riots cancels debate tournament

Jenna Liu November 21, 2014

The speech and debate team had prepared for weeks to attend the 2014 joint Ladue Novice Invitational and Clayton Fall Classic tournaments, but found out yesterday at noon that plans had changed significantly. Holly...

Staying ahead of her opponent, senior Laurie Frew moves down the field. Bruins lost to Cor Jesu 1-3 during the Varsity girls soccer game, May 9.  Photo by Amy Blevins

Girls soccer utilizes unique technique to snag another win

Manal Salim May 15, 2014

The girls junior varsity soccer team celebrated another win Wednesday, May 14, in their match against Moberly, clearing the board with a final score of 3-0. The game was a critical one, as the JV girls...

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