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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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Cultural value of Global Village prevails through COVID-19

Cultural value of Global Village prevails through COVID-19

Audrey Snyder March 15, 2020

Rock Bridge hosted its annual Global Village celebration Friday, March 13 despite push back from corona concerned parents. Lasting all first and second hour, this event was the culmination of a week-long...

Courtwarming King Candidates compete during A Lunch games

Courtwarming King Candidates compete during A Lunch games

Bailey Stover February 25, 2020

During A Lunch Tuesday, Feb. 25, Courtwarming King Candidates competed against one another. Team A included seniors Grant Hajicek, Will Norris, Keegan Adkins, Jared Geyer and Kellen Clowe. Team B included...

Will Norris

Will Norris

Bailey Stover February 24, 2020

Senior Courtwarming King candidate Will Norris speaks with Bearing News about his future plans, favorite food, school and community involvement, favorite part about RBHS and shares an interesting fact...

Senior Evan Bentinganan scores a layup at the boys varsity basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 10. The season has been great so far, Bentinganan said. Our lows include 3 losses early on in the season but we’ve won 14 straight so most of it has been highlights, especially our tournament wins. Photo by Ana Manzano.

Boys’ varsity basketball dominates Kansas City High School

Ana Manzano February 12, 2020

[/vc_column_inner]On the center of the court in the RBHS main gym, under the fluorescent light from the spotlight shining above, the speaker began announcing the boys basketball starters, ushering them...

RBHS Recruits: Episode 1 Will Norris

RBHS Recruits: Episode 1 “Will Norris”

Camryn DeVore January 24, 2020

This is the first episode of the new series "RBHS Recruits." This podcast will dive into the lives of college recruits from RBHS and show the differences between the recruitment processes of various sports...

Junior Jillian Larkin narrowly dodges a freshman trying to pull her flag. Escaping the close call, Larkin made it all the way to the 10 yard line before losing her flag. The junior PowderPuff team won this game, but  ultimately lost to the seniors.

Seniors defeat juniors to win PowderPuff

Audrey Snyder November 17, 2019

The football field was filled Thursday, Nov. 14 as 20 senior girls, five football coaches and a few enthusiastic fans danced in a halftime huddle to their anthem: “Boyfriend” by Big Time Rush. Spirits...

Junior cornerback and wide receiver Marquis McCaster (21) along with other RBHS players, kneel down in a huddle for one last post-game speech from Head Coach Van Vanatta. The Bruins fell to Blue Springs 17-10 on Nov. 1. Photo by Elliot Bachrach.

Bruins drop district quarterfinal game to Blue Springs

Elliot Bachrach November 2, 2019

Down 17-10 late in the fourth quarter, the Bruins were in dire need of a touchdown. Senior quarterback Grant Hajicek took the snap and danced from foot to foot, scanning down the field for receivers with...

Senior Grant Hajicek goes for an after-game high five with Francis Howell. (Photo by William Yoo)

Football loses regular-season finale heading into district tournament

William Yoo October 27, 2019

After a proud 7-0 conclusion to the first quarter, the Bruins soon lost their competitive edge against Francis Howell High School after an intense three quarters. Despite forcing multiple turnovers, the...

Freshman running Joel Kisabo back found himself in the game during the fourth quarter. Kisabo carried the ball for a six-yard gain.

RBHS dominates Smith-Cotton, celebrates seniors

Camryn DeVore October 13, 2019

frosty breeze blew through the still-green leaves as the Bruins took to the field Friday at 6:30 p.m. Seniors met their parents and shared woeful hugs as they prepared to celebrate their senior night. The...

Running through the line, junior Bryce Jackson receives the hand off from senior quarterback Grant Hajicek and begins to turn up field.

Bruins end losing streak with route of Hickman

Elliot Bachrach September 28, 2019

The Bruins were all smiles, beaming with joy and pumping their fists at the conclusion of last night’s game against the Hickman Kewpies; the mood differed drastically from the losses in each of the past...


Declining Bruins fall to Battle in third straight loss

Elliot Bachrach September 14, 2019

As the Battle Spartans took a knee to run out the clock, a dejected Bruin team dispersed throughout the field to shake hands with its crosstown rivals. After the display of sportsmanship, the home squad...

Head coach Justin Towe talks to junior Spencer Nivens about his batting approach. Nivens was next to bat and received a few words of advice before stepping in the box.

RBHS defeats SDHS in close call

Camryn DeVore April 16, 2019

Though the boys’ baseball team faced St. Dominic High School (SDHS) at 5 p.m. Monday, the Bruins did so without benefit of specific prep time. The weekend prior to the Monday night game, the team participated...

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