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Two Bruins commit to continue soccer careers

Two Bruins commit to continue soccer careers

Following the final bell on Thursday, April 3, with rain pounding the skylights in the east atrium, seniors Salim Gumati and Cooper Smith signed letters of intent to continue their soccer careers at Rockhurst and Drury  University respectively. In a ceremony attended by former RBHS head soccer coach Alex Nichols, former and current Rock Bridge […]

Bruins fall to Falcons, fail to reach final four

Bruins fall to Falcons, fail to reach final four

Following three years of strong showings in the state Final Four and coming away with three consecutive third places finishes, the RBHS boys’ soccer team looked to return to the sports final weekend with a win over Glendale High School on Saturday, Nov. 16. The Bruins (18-5-1), however, fell short of fulfilling their goal, dropping […]

Bruins brave weather, beat Jays at soccer

Bruins brave weather, beat Jays at soccer

Despite the chilly weather, the boys soccer team continued to bring the heat as they took on rival Jefferson City at the Class 4 sectional at home Nov. 12. The stands were filled with bundled up RBHS fans supporting the team.  Trying not to disappoint the crowd that had braved the elements, the Bruins, after […]

Soccer downs rival Hickman, wins fourth straight district title

Soccer downs rival Hickman, wins fourth straight district title

In rivalry games anything can happen. Senior Jacob Kovarik and the Bruin soccer team just made sure to continue doing what already happened. Taking on  Hickman High School in the MSHSAA Class 3 District 9 Championship Game, the Bruins (20-4-1) maintained their success against the crosstown rivals this season, downing the Kewpies (8-15-1) by a score 0f 3-0 […]

Soccer rolls early, advances to district final

Soccer rolls early, advances to district final

Ten days removed from the last time they took the pitch, the Rock Bridge soccer team was eager to take the field Tuesday night at Hickman High School. Looking to improve on their regular season success, the Bruins (19-4-1) lined up against Sedalia Smith-Cotton (14-9-1) in the MSHSAA Class 3 District 9 semifinal with the […]

Soccer prepares for districts during 10-day break

Soccer prepares for districts during 10-day break

When the boys soccer team entered the season at the beginning of the school year, it was nationally ranked at 28, an amazing feat for a public school in Columbia. Senior midfielder Salim Gumati said his team had high expectations prior to the season. “At the beginning of the year, I wanted to go undefeated. […]

Soccer shuts out Blue Springs South

Soccer shuts out Blue Springs South

After a night crowded with a soccer game and the homecoming dance, the varsity soccer team took the field this morning, Oct. 26 against Blue Springs South High School. The game was riddled with penalty calls on the Bruin offense, and rightly so. The defensive structure was set up for an offside trap. Even so, […]

Soccer sweeps Francis Howell Central

Soccer sweeps Francis Howell Central

As the homecoming football game was on the mind for many students, boys varsity soccer played in the Rock Bridge Shoot Out against Francis Howell Central High School, held tonight at Battle High School. Within the first 10 minutes, senior Cooper Smith passed the ball across the goal line and senior Salim Gumati  kicked it […]

One goal serves soccer Senior Night victory

One goal serves soccer Senior Night victory

After the Bruins went into overtime against the Jefferson City Jays last night, senior Cooper Smith scored the only goal of the varsity game. Even through the close calls of Jeff City shots, the cold yet proud crowd let out a loud cheer as the senior night game came to a close with victories of […]

Bruins outlasts BVW in tight game

Bruins outlasts BVW in tight game

Even as Rock Bridge and Blue Valley West varsity soccer players warmed up on the field Friday night, the cool temperatures and light mist played a key role in determining the events of the game. With a final score of 3-2, the Bruins varsity team battled its way to victory through a constant drizzle and […]

Soccer defeats Marquette

Soccer defeats Marquette

After the RBHS junior varsity boys soccer game yesterday, Oct. 12, resulted in no goals either for or against their opponent, Marquette High School, the varsity team took the field. Though the game had many intense moments in the first half, only one change was made to the initial scoreboard: 0-1, with Marquette in the […]

Soccer deals with difficult losses against SLUH

Soccer deals with difficult losses against SLUH

The stands resounded with echoic “boos” when no call was given for a penalty kick to RBHS senior Cooper Smith with 6:32 minutes left in the first half of the varsity soccer game  Oct. 11. The score, then 0-1, didn’t change until there were only 25 minutes left in the second half to 2-0, with […]

Boys’ soccer cruises past Helias

Boys’ soccer cruises past Helias

The short 30-minute bus ride to Helias took the boys soccer team on its first step to a 3-0 win. “We by no means overlooked Helias , but we knew that we could win and win comfortably,”  senior Cooper Smith said. “We ended up winning 3-0, a score that is good, yet could have been […]

Soccer makes statement in St. Louis tournament

Soccer makes statement in St. Louis tournament

Despite the 1-1-1 record from their three-day tournament this past Thursday through Saturday, the Bruin boys soccer team made a loud statement while battling some of the best teams in the nation. Taking on the best team in the state of Missouri, the Bruins fell to Chaminade 1-0. Allowing Chaminade to capitalize on an important […]

Soccer shuts out Hickman

Soccer shuts out Hickman

The Bruin soccer team played against cross-town rivals, the Hickman Kewpies, last night. The Bruins won the game with a final score of 5-0, taking the win for their first home game of the season. Senior Jacob Kovarik lead the team with 3 goals, with senior Salim Gumati and sophomore Tarnue Tyler scoring 1 goal each. […]

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