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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

Breaking down gender barriers in male dominated sports

Breaking down gender barriers in male dominated sports

Maddie Orr March 18, 2020

[vc_text_separator title="PLAY LIKE A GIRL" title_align="separator_align_left"]When freshman Abby Hay was eight years old, she and her baseball team were competing in a tournament in Kansas City, Mo. As...

Junior Garret Roach holds his Capital City opponent Saturday, Feb.8. The main focus for the team during practice has been conditioning and sticking to the basics, Roach said, By sticking to the basics, I mean not trying to be flashy and do fancy moves when the easier, simpler moves will do the trick while expending less energy. Photo by Ana Manzano.

RBHS wrestling competes at Hickman JV tournament

Ana Manzano February 11, 2020

[penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left" custom_markup_1=""]RBHS parents and students, along with those of 10 other schools, filed into the Hickman High School gym Saturday, Feb. 8. This...

Sophomore Owen Twaddle pins Kirkville opponent Gavin Robertson (12) at the RBHS Wrestling Tournament, Dec. 7. Photo by Ana Manzano

Wrestling to compete tomorrow Dec. 7 at Fort Zumwalt North Invitational

Ana Manzano December 6, 2019

The RBHS wrestling team started their season with the Rock Bridge High School Wrestling Invitational Tuesday, Dec. 3. The Bruins faced off against Kirksville High School and Father Tolton Catholic High...

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...

Freshmen Preston Rodriguez cheers on his brother from the side line. Older brother Aydin Rodriguez has been on the wrestling team since his freshmen year and now his brother may be following in his footsteps.

RBHS wrestling falls to rival HHS

Camryn DeVore January 5, 2019

[vc_gallery interval="3" images="308143,308142,308141,308140,308139,308136"]Last night, RBHS faced cross-town rivals Battle (BHS) and Hickman (HHS). The event hosted matches for young upcoming wrestlers...

Sam Crane wrestles his match from Centralia on Jan. 13

Wrestling prepares for Lee’s Summit Christmas Invite

Isaac Parrish December 13, 2018

Today and tomorrow members of the wrestling team will participate in the Lee’s Summit Christmas Invite. The team stands at a [4-2] season record. Head coach Robin Watkins said wrestling has a different...

Rock Bridge JV wrestlers wait for their chance to take on Holt

RBHS wrestlers take on Holt, Fort Zumwalt North

Jack Speake December 6, 2018

[vc_video link="https://youtu.be/wRZ4HejDnqM"][penci_text_block block_title_align="style-title-left" custom_markup_1=""]Rock Bridge Wrestling takes on Holt and Fort Zumwalt North in their annual home field...

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...

Yousuf El-Jayyousi

Bruins conclude senior night with intensity, grit

Cassidy Viox January 9, 2017

[dropcap size="4"]A[/dropcap]s the seniors stepped onto the mat for the last time in their high school career, memories from their time as Bruins flashed into their mind. Years of dieting and hundreds...

Lack of grapplers key in wrestlings two losses on senior night

Lack of grapplers key in wrestling’s two losses on senior night

John Flanegin January 28, 2016

It was fitting that seniors David Feng and John Flanegin would finish their wrestling career at RBHS just how it had started, together. However, their exit would not be a winning one as the Bruins lost...

Photo by Cassi Viox

Wrestling faces stiff competition at Lee’s Summit Holiday Invititational

John Flanegin December 21, 2015

It was a tough couple of days for the RBHS wrestling team this past weekend at the Lee’s Summit Holiday Invitational finishing 22nd out of the 24 teams present. The Bruins would be one of the smallest...

Photo by Cassi Viox

Wrestling throttled by Smith-Cotton, Fulton

Ji-Ho Lee December 16, 2015

On Dec. 15, the Bruin wrestling team fell to Smith-Cotton and Fulton, 57-21 and 62-12, respectively. The Bruins were unable to fill three spots, ultimately wrestling with only seven grapplers. This equated...

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