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Baseball advances to championship behind dominant Twehous

Baseball advances to championship behind dominant Twehous

For the second time this school year, Logan Twehous found himself leading his team in the state semifinal in hopes of advancing to the championship. This time, however, he found the path much easier. Unlike the six interceptions he threw against Hazelwood Central on the gridiron, Twehous pitched a gem against Blue Springs South (23-12) […]

Call it a comeback: Bruins overcome 8-run deficit to reach district final

Call it a comeback: Bruins overcome 8-run deficit to reach district final

Going into the bottom of the first inning, the Rock Bridge baseball team (19-12) was down eight runs to Helias (19-9). To many teams, this deficit would appear deadly. However, Bruin head coach Justin Towe and his team had different ideas. “I guess you can address your team a lot of different ways,” Towe said. […]

Experience will be key for baseball team heading into districts

Experience will be key for baseball team heading into districts

Experience is a factor of success on the baseball diamond, and has helped the Bruins baseball team continue to be the kings of District 9. More than 90 percent of players on the Bruins’ varsity roster are upperclassmen, and have tasted success in the district tournament, having taken home the championship since 2009 every year […]

Bruins defeat Fatima in last game before districts

Bruins defeat Fatima in last game before districts

The Bruins baseball team took on Fatima (16-8) in their final regular season home game of the year yesterday. Bruins won 5-1, leaving their record at 17-12 heading into the district tournament. RBHS kept Fatima from making a run until the 6th inning. Sophomore outfielder, Taten Lyngstad, said the team did a good job at […]

Baseball falls to CBC

Baseball falls to CBC

After a 3-0 win against Blue Springs South, the Bruins baseball team hosted CBC looking to improve on their overall record in the season. Junior Chandler Wyatt was on the mound for RBHS on a hot, windy day. The Bruins gave a good contest to CBC, but the opponents ended up piling 14 runs on […]

Jays takes win at RBHS

Jays takes win at RBHS

Last night the Bruin boys baseball team took on the Jefferson City Jays at home. Playing it out for 13 innings the team was at the losing end of the extra inning game. “The game went well, we competed for the most part and played a hard 13 innings,” senior Kyle Teeter said, “ although […]

Bruins Continue Hot Streak, Down Smith-Cotton

Bruins Continue Hot Streak, Down Smith-Cotton

Coming of their 12-2 win versus Helias, Rock Bridge (13-6) won their ninth in a row as they defeated Smith Cotton by a score of  9-3 at home. The Bruins, who played their sixth game in six days, threw Andrew Wooldridge against Smith Cotton’s Dalton Zaremba. The junior  usually comes out of the bullpen for […]

Baseball advances to Columbia tournament championship game

Baseball advances to Columbia tournament championship game

Behind strong starting pitching from senior Kyle Teeter and junior Adam Lafferty, the Bruin’s baseball team (10-6) was able to take both games of their doubleheader from mid-missouri rivals Southern Boone and Moberly. Teeter tossed 5 shutout innings in the first tilt against Southern Boone. The senior recorded six strikeouts and allowed only two hits […]

Bruins face Yellow Jackets in baseball

Bruins face Yellow Jackets in baseball

Running bases, catching fly balls and striking out hitters, the RBHS baseball team beat the Lebanon Jackets May 21 with a ten run margin. The score was 11-1 after the fifth inning, which means that the mercy rule applied, and the game was finished fairly quickly. Senior Alex Henderson felt concerned for the seniors during […]

Bruins to face Lebanon for Opportunity to Advance to State Quarterfinals

Bruins to face Lebanon for Opportunity to Advance to State Quarterfinals

The Bruins baseball team will take on Lebanon in sectionals at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 at Rock Bridge High School. The bruins faced Lebanon earlier this year in Lebanon and were able to pull out a one run win on a suicide squeeze bunt in the bottom of the last inning by Junior Kyle […]

Bruins win over Kewpies allows advancement to district finals

Bruins win over Kewpies allows advancement to district finals

They say first impressions really do matter. That was certainly true on Monday when the Bruin baseball team beat the Hickman Kewpies 7-3. All 10 runs in the game were scored in the first inning. Hickman was the first to bat and scored three runs off of the starting pitcher, sophomore Logan Twehous. In the […]

Bruins sneak past Hickman

Bruins sneak past Hickman

The boys baseball team wrapped up its home schedule with a 4-2 win against cross-town rivals, Hickman High School on Senior Night. The Bruins scored one run in both the second and third inning and added two runs in the fourth inning. Sophomore Connor Brumfield, junior Michael Buxton and seniors David Plain and Jansen Smith […]

Baseball faces day of highs and lows

Baseball faces day of highs and lows

Saturday was a mixed bag for Bruin baseball. In the morning game against Blue Springs South, the Bruins won 7-6. The Bruins had a second reason to celebrate as sophomore Joe Barbee stole two bases to break the school’s record. Barbee has 19 on the season. But as the temperature continued to fall on the […]

Bruin baseball faces loss

Bruin baseball faces loss

As the temperature continued to fall on the baseball diamond, the Rock Bridge Baseball Team proceeded to lose their endurance in the second game of the day against Christian Brothers College High School. After taking the first game earlier this morning, 7-6 over Blue Springs South, the Bruins fell 11-0, finishing in a shortened six […]

Baseball expands roster, faces heavy away season

Baseball expands roster, faces heavy away season

The cracking sound of a baseball being hit and cheering from bleachers behind a gate around the field a crowd of fans in front of America’s pastime. Green and gold uniforms decorate the 2013 roster, composed of all three classes. Senior Braeden Rogers said it is this mixture of upper and underclassmen that makes him […]

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