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During a game in which they never trailed, the Bruin girls basketball team won the 2014 MSHSAA Class 5 State Championship 62-45 over Lee’s Summit North (24-6). This title is their third straight, and their fourth in the last seven years. But is it a dynasty? The Bruins (27-3) scored the game’s first 10 points […]
In a matchup between two of the top ranked teams in Class 5, the end result failed to live up to the hype as the RBHS girls basketball team dominated the Hickman Kewpies 60-25 to claim their third straight district championship title. The Bruins, who improved to 23-3 on the year, were led by 14 […]
For the third time in as many years the RBHS girls basketball team will enter the Class 5 District 9 tournament with a giant target on their backs. Jill Nagel’s team is the two-time defending state champion in Class 5 and will host this year’s district tournament where four other area schools will try to […]
There was more excitement than usual surrounding the RBHS gym Friday, Feb. 21. Instead of a usual JV girls basketball game followed by the varsity game, there were two varsity games played, one girls and one boys game. During halftime of the first game, the girls game against Miller Career Academy, the announcer rolled […]
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For most teams it is tough to bounce back from a loss, especially when a team suffered a heartbreaking loss in a tournament final by three points against the No.1 team in the nation. However, the Lady Bruins basketball team, which traveled to Jefferson City Thursday, Feb. 13, put up a sensational performance to defeat […]
Being invited to participate in a high school all-star game is one of the many exciting perks of being a high-level prep athlete. It is a testament to an athlete’s ability and their dedication to the sport they love. Having one athlete from a school participate in one of these games is a rare accomplishment. […]
On Friday, Jan. 31, the Lady Bruins swept past the Shawnee Mission West Vikings, procuring their 15th straight win of the season, making their record 15-2. Winning by more than 30 points, RBHS dominated the game, despite a small student section. With half of the students heading home at halftime, when the score was 33-13, […]
Live: Watch the Lady Bruins play the Shawnee Mission West Vikings tonight at 7:00 PM. Click to view full screen.
With the ball rolling in the opposite direction, RBHS junior guard Sophie Cunningham knelt forward, picking up the ball with her fingertips as the clock dipped beneath three seconds remaining in the first half. In an act of desperation Cunningham effortlessly launched the ball from between her legs, lunging forward as time expired and sending […]
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Friday night’s game between the Bruins and the Edwardsville Tigers was supposed to be a shootout. That was undoubtedly what was on the minds of the hundreds who filled up the RBHS gym to near capacity. The Bruins (13-2) came into the game ranked 20th in the nation by USA Today. Edwardsville came into the […]
Undefeated Edwardsville, who visit Rock Bridge again after handing the Lady Bruins their only home loss in five years last season, seek to hold off this talented RBHS squad loaded with D-1 talent. Edwardsville (Ill.) also has two D-1 players. This #20 vs #17 matchup was named the Midwest High School Girls Basketball Game of […]
Although Columbia Public Schools were not in session on Monday, Jan. 20, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the RBHS varsity girls basketball team continued to work hard on their day off. The girls battled it out in a shootout against Whitney Young (IL) in St. Louis, and pulled a close victory in the end […]