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Girls swimming ends season on a high note

Girls swimming ends season on a high note

It was a season hindered by mother nature. Because of the snowstorm that hit Columbia two weeks before, the girls swimming and diving team could not compete in three of their big meets. Additionally, the team also had many practices cancelled due to bad weather. However, the Bruins did not let the weather discourage their […]

What you may have missed Friday: wrestling and swimming go to state

What you may have missed Friday: wrestling and swimming go to state

In a night full of courtwarming madness, where the boys and girls basketball teams both won at home and Brayden Parker was crowned Courtwarming King, some may have missed the SWIMMING AND WRESTLING STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS. What’s that you ask? Rock Bridge has a swim team? What’s wrestling? Here is a chance to get schooled. Two […]

Girls swimming and diving excels at Cape Girardeau meet

Girls swimming and diving excels at Cape Girardeau meet

While their classmates enjoyed the end of another long school week, the Bruin girls swimming and diving team competed at the Cape Girardeau Invitational Friday, Jan. 24 and Saturday, Jan. 25, bringing home an overall third place finish for the relays. Many of the girls were acknowledged for their excellent performance at the meet. Sophomores […]

Boys swimming beats 5 additional state qualifying times at ‘Last Chance’ meet

Boys swimming beats 5 additional state qualifying times at ‘Last Chance’ meet

In a room resounding with whistles, shouts and cheers, swimmers from five Missouri schools raced the clock at this morning’s “Last Chance” meet in efforts to qualify for next week’s state competition. Coached by Laura Wacker and RBHS math teacher, Peter Willett, the Bruin boys swim team was able to make five more state cuts […]

Swimming finishes post season at state

Swimming finishes post season at state

Finishing up a two-day state championship meet at St. Peter’s Rec-Plex in St. Louis, the girls swimming and diving team ended their respectable season. After sending 13 individual qualifiers to compete alone and as a team, the girls took 15th in the state out of 48 teams competing and gained a state champion in the […]

Swim team dives into competition, faces setbacks

Swim team dives into competition, faces setbacks

After an intense season last year ending with their first ever state championship, the girls swimming team is working even harder for the upcoming State Championship Preliminaries on Feb. 15. However, competing is proving to be difficult because of recent changes to the organization of the team. With a new year came a big change […]

Swimming Week 6

Swimming Week 6

Swimming and diving came away from this weekend’s meet at Parkways South with another qualification from freshman Katy Lydon. Lydon qualified for the 500 freestyle and amazed her teammates. “It’s always really exciting when someone qualifies,” senior Maggie Washer said. “We were all cheering, and she was really close, and we were all nervous she’s […]

Diets give teams health standards

Diets give teams health standards

A fancy breakfast of pancakes with syrup and powdered sugar is the furthest thing from ideal for junior basketball player Jackson Dubinksi. For his first meal instead, he blends up a protein shake and sits it next to his balanced meal of cereal, oatmeal and fruit every morning. These choices may not sound too satisfying […]

RBHS, HHS host Columbia Invitational

RBHS, HHS host Columbia Invitational

For the first time this season, the RBHS girls swimming and diving team hosted a meet today, Dec. 22. The Columbia Invite, which took place at the Hickman High School aquatic center, brought in the local crowd and 15 other teams from around the state. Today’s meet was an exciting one for the team, as […]

Swimming, diving ends tourney in third

Swimming, diving ends tourney in third

The girls swimming and diving team competed in its second meet of the season today, Dec. 16, in Independence, Mo. Out of the 22 teams that took part in today’s meet, RBHS girls swimming and diving took third place at the team’s second outing. The Independence Invitational was another testing experience for this new swimming and […]

Girls swimming, diving begins season

Girls swimming, diving begins season

The  girls swimming and diving team, led by head coach Peter Willet, kicked off its season Dec. 8. The team finished in seventh place, while taking first place in two separate relay events at the Marquette Relays. Today’s meet had no individual races, but instead consisted of team events known as relays, where four swimmers participate for […]

Swimming, diving finish season at state

Swimming, diving finish season at state

The swimming and diving team completed their seasons today, Nov. 10, competing in the 2012 State High School Swimming and Diving Championships in the St. Peters Recreational Complex. The Bruins battled 43 other schools, tying for 26th place with Central High School in Springfield, with 21 points, as Rockhurst went on to take the gold […]

Swimming, diving aim for state

Swimming, diving aim for state

The RBHS boys swimming and diving team prepares for the final leg of its post-season journey. The team is already at the St. Peters Rec-Plex, preparing for the diving finals and swimming prelims today and swimming  finals tomorrow, Nov. 10. RBHS has eight qualifiers for the state meet.  Although they worked hard in preparation for […]

Swimming, diving competes in ‘Last Chance’ meet, looks forward to state

Swimming, diving competes in ‘Last Chance’ meet, looks forward to state

The RBHS swimming and diving team competed in their ‘Last Chance’ meet today, Nov. 3, at Hickman High School’s aquatic center against Hannibal and Marshall. Today marked the team’s final meet before the state swimming and diving competition next weekend. With state only a week away, today was the last opportunity for RBHS swimmers and […]

Swimming and Diving continues improvement, looks forward to ‘Last Chance’ meet

Swimming and Diving continues improvement, looks forward to ‘Last Chance’ meet

The swimming and diving team competed against Rockhurst today, Oct. 27, at Hickman’s indoor aquatic center. RBHS placed second out of the two teams, but it was still a productive day as many swimmers improved their times in an attempt to qualify for the state championship competition in two weeks. Rockhurst, usually a powerhouse athletic […]

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