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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

Current RBHS Athletic director and assistant principal David Egan, left, and current civics studies teacher Michael McGinty, right, converse during a meeting. (Photo by Audrey Snyder)

McGinty to replace Egan as athletic director, assistant principal

Ryan Choe March 14, 2020

RBHS Athletic Director and Assistant Principal David Egan will leave the school to become the new Columbia Public Schools (CPS) Athletic Director, replacing current CPS Athletics Director Bruce Whitesides,...

Junior Emily Litton pole vaults at the Belton varsity meet. Vaulting nine feet and nine inches, she qualified for the district competition.

Girls’ track puts in hard work for districts

Jared Geyer May 11, 2018

After lots of hard work and preparation, the girls’ varsity track team gets ready to compete with its contemporaries at the district meet. The girls varsity team along with the boys compete on May 12,...

Hopkins takes off on a cool down jog after a rewarding workout on the track.

External conditions impact track performances

Ann Fitzmaurice April 29, 2018

The morning of any given RBHS track meet junior Mojuba Shonekan wakes up, drinks a smoothie and has a race day tradition of boiled eggs for breakfast. During the meets, the coaches provide the team with...

Track teams prepare for Fort Zumwalt meet

Track teams prepare for Fort Zumwalt meet

Emily Oba March 23, 2018

[dropcap size="4"]T[/dropcap]he track and field team’s season has just begun with their first meet being the Columbia Kick Off on Friday, March 16. This fresh start brings new confidence for sophomore...

Shoes and backpacks stored in the atrium

Runners prepare for upcoming track season

Jared Geyer December 15, 2017

After the hustle to rush to the bus stop and the parking lot after long school hours, a group of teammates hang around the atrium in order to prepare themselves for the coming season ahead. Even through...

Bruins begin postseason

Bruins begin postseason

Deabreon Cobbins May 11, 2017

The regular season for track is coming to an end as the team heads into Saturday’s district tournament at Lee’s Summit High School. Coach Neal Blackburn has a great amount of confidence in his Bruins’...

By Grace Vance

Nutrition to play role in athletic performance

Ji-Sung Lee April 10, 2017

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]ith meets, tournaments and games filling up most weekends until the end of the school year, athletes must carefully watch their nutrition in order to perform at a high level.  As spring...

Track and field athletes prepare for upcoming meets as the season progresses.

Track and field succeeds with high marks

Ji-Sung Lee April 6, 2017

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s senior Jordan Banker laces up her spikes in preparation to run, vault, jump or even throw, she does so knowing each meet gets her closer to the end of her high school track career....

Spring tryouts pose challenges for athletes

Spring tryouts pose challenges for athletes

Ji-Ho Lee April 4, 2017

Before winning district championships or state titles, every sports team begins with tryout week. While these first five days of practice vary among sports and differ between athletes, its typical purpose...

Sophomore Braden Hopkins and freshman Maddie Orr stretch their calves before their long workout in freezing weather.

Activities decrease violence problems

Alexis Walker February 25, 2017

For freshman Jackson Orr, football is more than a sport where touchdowns and field goals bring him satisfaction. It’s the idea that through physical activities he can relieve stress and improve his...

Shonekan siblings motivate, encourage each other to success

Shonekan siblings motivate, encourage each other to success

Ji-Ho Lee November 11, 2016

[dropcap size="4"]A[/dropcap]s the banners hanging on the walls of the main gym may indicate, RBHS has experienced great athletic success during its illustrious 43-year existence. But, as seniors graduate,...

Renovations begin for soccer, football and track stadium

Renovations begin for soccer, football and track stadium

Ji-Sung Lee November 8, 2016

Since the end of the fall season, the soccer, football and track facilities have already seen the beginning of a construction project, which will renovate and upgrade facilities.  Brian Gaub, assistant...

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