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RBHS senior finishes high school XC career at nationals

RBHS senior finishes high school XC career at nationals

When Evan Schulte crossed the finish line fourth at Nike Cross Midwest on November 17, he had done something that no Rock Bridge runner had ever done before in qualifying for the prestigious Nike Cross Nationals meet.  Two weeks later in Portland, Oregon, the Bruin senior attempted to do something few in the country had […]

Schulte places at regional; advances to National Championship

Schulte places at regional; advances to National Championship

  After the boys cross country team’s season ended last week at the state championships, senior Evan Schulte decided his wasn’t quite done yet.  Despite a 2nd place team finish and a fourth place showing individually, Schulte felt he needed redemption.  He knew he hadn’t run his best and should have placed higher.  He wanted […]

Cross country teams place in top 5 at state

Cross country teams place in top 5 at state

The sun shone hot and bright today when the Bruins left the MSHSAA cross country state championships with a second place team plaque for the boys, and a fifth place finish for the girls. The seven members on the boys and girls varsity teams ran a 5k race across the grassy slopes of the Oak […]

Cross country looks to win state

Cross country looks to win state

After a triumphant finish at sectionals, the cross country team is ready to take off to Jefferson City, the site for the state championships. The boys team went into sectionals ranked third in the state, and emerged as resounding victors, prevailing over West Plains and St. Louis University High. West Plains and SLUH are serious […]

Cross country advances to state

Cross country advances to state

It is always a team’s aspiration to be the best. The third ranked Bruin boys cross country team arrived in Camdenton, Mo. Saturday with one goal in mind: to take down the state’s top-ranked squad from West Plains, Mo. When the tents came down in the early afternoon, the Bruins accomplished their goal. In the […]

Cross country comes in second in Parkway West Invitational

On a rainy, humid Saturday, the cross country teams made the two hour trip to Wildwood, Mo. for the Parkway West invitational.  By the time the skies cleared and the tents came down, both Bruins girls and boys teams had enjoyed successful days. The RBHS girls team, ranked fourth, took first place in the Varsity […]

Cross country team returns from Minnesota meet

Cross country team returns from Minnesota meet

The Roy Griak Invitational, hosted at the University of Minnesota, found Bruin cross country runners in their third meet of the season Thursday, Friday and Saturday. After a nine-hour bus ride, the JV team arrived Thursday  and ran a Mustang Invitational on Saturday at a nearby middle school, while the varsity team waited to race […]

Cross country climbs up on rankings

For the third straight season, expectations are high for both the RBHS boys and girls cross country teams.  Two years ago, both squads went nearly wire to wire as the number one squads in Missouri. The season culminated in the first state championship for the boys in school history and a second place finish for […]

Cross country teams finish in top 3 at Forest Park

On Saturday, Sept. 14, 37 high schools converged in St. Louis for the 8th annual Forest Park XC Festival Varsity Boys Green race. When the meet ended, the Bruins stood tall, finishing second place. Led by senior Evan Schulte’s seventh place finish, the RBHS amassed 157 points to get the second place title behind the […]

Cross country finishes season at state championships

Cross country finishes season at state championships

Boarding the bus at RBHS at 7:15 a.m, both the boys and girls cross country teams raced in Jefferson City later this morning to compete for the state championship title, after a sectionals win for the boys last week and a second place ranking for the girls. Of the 16 teams that competed at state, […]

Cross country teams move past sectionals, head to state

Cross country teams move past sectionals, head to state

Missouri’s fickle weather once again shifted into winter-like cold this morning, after a week of 70 degree temperatures. The chill outside invades one’s bones, and in Camdenton, MO., where the weather was 42 degrees this morning, it was no different. The runners of RBHS’ cross country teams were out in the Ha Ha Tonka State […]

Cross country achieves dual district titles

Cross country achieves dual district titles

Following through on high standards from last year, the cross country team won first place for both girls and boys varsity, earning RBHS district championships for both girls and boys today in Jefferson City at the district meet. Starting at 11 a.m. today, RBHS competed against various schools in the district and barely achieved first […]

Cross Country barely misses Nike Nationals qualification

Cross Country barely misses Nike Nationals qualification

Sunday, Nov. 13 will be remembered by the cross country team, but maybe not like it would have hoped. As the Nike Midwest Regionals competition in Terre Haute, Indiana concluded on an over-cast, windy day, the state champion boys’ team was disappointed because it missed the qualification necessary for Nike Nationals. To have a chance […]

Boys’ cross country wins state, girls take second

Boys’ cross country wins state, girls take second

Last Saturday, both boys and girls cross country nabbed the sectional championship. Today, the boys’  team refused to relinquish its status as best in the state. For the first time in school history, RBHS boys’ cross country won the state championship with a total of 61 points, beating the 2nd place Rockhurst by 28 points. Also making […]

Cross country advances to sectionals from districts

Cross country advances to sectionals from districts

The boys’ and girls’ cross country teams emerged victorious at the district tournament in Lebanon, MO on Saturday, Oct. 22. While the guys defended their title from last year, the girls, for the first time in RBHS history, won districts. “It’s really exciting to be a part of the first girls’ cross country team to […]

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