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Varsity cheerleaders place second at state competition

Varsity cheerleaders place second at state competition

The varisty cheerleaders placed second at the state competition last weekend, Sept. 14 and 15, at the Hearnes Center. The 25 girls who competed, coached by Jessica Kendrick, had been practicing their routine since June of this year. Despite their careful preparation, senior Wynter Bresaw said that the cheer squad’s success did not come easy. […]

All-Star, competitive cheer exhibits dedication in season

All-Star, competitive cheer exhibits dedication in season

  As sophomore Mara Herman entered the America Center in St. Louis, all she could think about was her foot. Having to walk from the parking garage to the building was already giving her an issue; she didn’t want to think about the pain that would ensue when she hit the blue mat. But performing […]

Cheerleaders risk injury, continue season

Cheerleaders risk injury, continue season

 At almost every football game, soccer game, basketball game and assembly, cheerleaders perform stunts most people wouldn’t dare attempt in their dizziest daydreams. The cheerleaders that are hoisted into the air on one leg to cheer at almost double their height are the fliers, and the girls that do the hoisting are the bases. Sophomore […]

Cheerleading preps for new year

The number 33 proved to be lucky for next year’s Bruin cheerleaders. For the first time, some of these will be freshmen next year. The school made the change to include one of the freshmen, Gabby McTague, who made the team because after next year, freshmen will be part of the high school. “I don’t […]

Cheerleaders place sixth at nationals

For the first time in school history, the varsity cheeleaders had the opportunity to compete at nationals. The team took sixth at the Dallas, Tx., tournament Sunday. Competition began Saturday Jan. 7 with the first round of the 2012 NCA Senior and Junior High School National Championship in the Advanced Small High School division. Their […]

Cheerleaders find ways to help community

At the state cheerleading competition, the RBHS team waited in anticipation as the announcer called the names of the winners. When the cheerleaders heard RBHS had placed first in the Superlarge division, emotion overcame the team. Senior Dessie Sprouse found the victory especially emotional. Her pride in the Superlarge squad overcame her body when RBHS […]

Cheerleading wins state for first time

Cheerleading wins state for first time

On Saturday, Oct. 1, a group of 27 girls clad in their green, black and gold spirit gear attended the State Cheerleading Championships held annually at the Hearnes Center. The RBHS cheerleaders competed with squads from around Missouri, all vying for the state championship title. At the end of the day, only one of the […]