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Girls’ tennis falls to Lee’s Summit North at state

Girls’ tennis falls to Lee’s Summit North at state

The strong desire of reaching state is something every sports team wishes to accomplish, but despite the  girls tennis team’s marathon of tennis Thursday, Oct. 24, the Bruins came away from state competition exhausted with the state runners-up trophy to show. The Bruins clinched a spot in the state championship match with a win in […]

Girls’ tennis breezes through sectionals, prepares for state

Girls’ tennis breezes through sectionals, prepares for state

Even in the breezy morning weather, the Bruin tennis team persevered through the Sectionals tournament. Hoping to advance to the State tournament once again, the team met Incarnate Word Academy and Parkway Central on Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Bethel Park tennis courts. The gusty winds and cool temperature didn’t prevent the Bruins from defeating […]

Bruins’ doubles teams advance to state

The RBHS girls’ tennis team played Individual Regionals this past week, from Tuesday, Oct. 14 to Thursday, Oct. 18. There were two doubles teams and two individuals who competed in this event. The double teams consisted of junior Phoebe Boeschen and senior Sophi Farid on one team and senior Allison Baker and sophomore Hannah Pohl […]

Breezing past districts, tennis climbs to sectionals

Breezing past districts, tennis climbs to sectionals

Zero. Nothing. Nada. For the Bruin tennis team, no losses defined their season’s record. As they faced off against first Hickman on Tuesday and then Holt High School Wednesday they kept that zero in mind. RBHS demolished both teams 6-0, shutting out their opponents without even going into the doubles part of the matches to continue […]

Girls’ tennis moves one step closer to districts

Girls’ tennis moves one step closer to districts

The girls tennis team continued its dominant run as the girls acquired their 21st straight win of the season on Friday, Oct. 4 against Westminster Christian Academy. They won the match 9-0, with only sophomore Ronnie Farid losing more than three games. RBHS Tennis Coach Ben Loeb believes the team is improving every day, and […]

Girls’ tennis sprints past Jeff City

Girls’ tennis sprints past Jeff City

The girls tennis team secured its 20th straight win of the season on Wednesday, Oct. 2, against Jefferson City High School. The Bruins won the match 9-0 with JCHS taking a maximum of four games in each individual match. RBHS Tennis Coach Ben Loeb said the girls improved a lot since the last time they […]

Girls tennis adds victory against Battle to winning streak

The girls tennis team procured their 15th straight win of the season Thursday, Sept. 26 against local opponent Battle High School. The Bruins won the match 8-1, with only sophomore Hannah Pohl being defeated 4-8 by BHS junior Clara Baldwin, ranked No. 1 on the Spartan team. RBHS tennis coach Ben Loeb said the girls […]

Girls tennis team emerges victorious against Notre Dame

Girls tennis team emerges victorious against Notre Dame

  After a long week of practices and meets, the girls tennis team played against Notre Dame de Sion at Bethel Park Friday, Sept 13. Part of the Columbia Quad Duals, the match saw the team  out on top after hours of tight matches in windy conditions and a close tie-break. “They practice every evening,” […]

Postseason reflections: current and former championship teams reminisce

Postseason reflections: current and former championship teams reminisce

As two new, sparkling state trophies decorate the attendance office and the initial excitement of the state tournaments fade into memories, the girls golf and tennis teams reflect on their past years as state champions. For the seniors, the past four years were ones to remember, and these are the last moments they will take […]

Girls tennis takes a tough loss at state

Girls tennis takes a tough loss at state

As the girls tennis team headed to Springfield to play St. Joseph’s Academy for the state championship title today, Oct. 18, the Bruins knew they had tough competition ahead of them. Considering the back-to-back state championships they took home the two previous years, the girls knew from experience state it wouldn’t be any walk in the […]

Girls tennis crushes sectionals, heads to state

Girls tennis crushes sectionals, heads to state

After an exciting night of homecoming, the girls tennis team hit the road Saturday morning in order to claim another sectional title as they played Francis Howell and Parkway North, both teams from the St. Louis area.  The girls came on strong in the morning as they played Francis Howell first.  After competing in singles, all […]

Girls tennis sweeps two-day district tournament

Girls tennis sweeps two-day district tournament

Clinching their rackets in the perfect weather yesterday, RBHS girls tennis team was geared to contend in a two-day district competition. The Bruins played against Hannibal Oct. 2, where the girls defended their 14 years as district champions. They finished strong with a 6-0 in singles. Positive thoughts loomed in the air as the girls […]

Tennis player faces opposition from MSHSAA upon returning to the Bruins

Tennis player faces opposition from MSHSAA upon returning to the Bruins

After returning from their first two state championships, the girls varsity tennis team had to face the beginning of their season missing one of their top senior leaders. .Senior Maddy Kayser ranked third on the girls’ varsity tennis team after playing on it since her freshman year. However, after transferring to an academy in Texas […]

Girls tennis triumphs despite weather

Girls tennis triumphs despite weather

Following the two-day Southern Illinois Invitational, the RBHS girls varsity tennis team finished with significant success. Although the  varsity players competed against  JV teams, RBHS played with the same serious attitude that allows them to achieve victory after victory. “Everybody played well,” junior Sophi Farid said, “then in the next dual everybody had really close […]

Girls JV tennis sweeps Fulton varsity

Girls JV tennis sweeps Fulton varsity

The Rock Bridge girls JV tennis team returned to the court today, Sept. 18, to defeat Fulton’s varsity players by a dramatic margin of 9-0. Although the girls were playing against a varsity team, they didn’t let the prospect of tougher competition intimidate them and used it as motivation instead. “I felt at ease prior to the […]

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