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Wrestling sends off seniors in memorable fashion

Wrestling sends off seniors in memorable fashion

It is always special in sports when a team becomes the first to accomplish something in its history. For example, the taste of a Super Bowl victory for the Seattle Seahawks was more memorable because it was the first ever in the franchise’s history. The Bruins wrestling team experienced a similar feeling when they did […]

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 […]

7 wrestlers advance to state tournament

7 wrestlers advance to state tournament

Entering the heavyweight finals matches, the RBHS Bruins wrestling team’s hopes of winning a team district title hung in the air. Earlier in the day the Bruins had advanced six wrestlers to the championship bout of their respective weight class. Behind the surge of semifinal advancement points they were able to take over first place. […]

Wrestling suffers two losses at home

Wrestling suffers two losses at home

The Bruins’ wrestling team lost both matches against Seckman High School and Staley High School in a dual meet Jan. 29. First, the team faced Seckman, which they lost to 47-27, and then lost again to Staley 51-21. One of the best wrestlers on the team and the No. 1 Class 4 wrestler, senior Sam […]

Bruins just miss third place finish at Hickman tourney

Bruins just miss third place finish at Hickman tourney

The Bruin wrestling team stayed close to home this weekend competing at the annual Hickman tournament. The Bruins got off to a strong start with six wrestlers advancing through pool wrestling Friday evening and Saturday morning undefeated. The good times would continue to roll for the Bruins entering the semi final bouts, going a combined […]

Bruin Wrestling edges Rockhurst, falls to Jeff City

Bruin Wrestling edges Rockhurst, falls to Jeff City

Last night the RBHS wrestling team traveled to Jefferson City hoping to extend their four dual win streak against district opponent Jefferson City and class four opponent Rockhurst. Coming into the match up the Bruins had four straight wins over Helias Catholic, crosstown rivals Hickman and Battle and Centralia. In the first dual Jeff City […]

Wrestling storms to comfortable win

Wrestling storms to comfortable win

After competing against their crosstown rivals three days ago, the Bruins wrestling team hosted Centralia High School looking to continue their good form. It was only a matter of minutes  before RBHS asserted their dominance as senior Sam Crane, a Mizzou commit, pinned his opponent to the ground. At the end, the Bruins beat a […]

Bruin wrestlers take fourth at Lee’s Summit

Bruin wrestlers take fourth at Lee’s Summit

The wrestling team crowned three individual champions and took fourth as team this weekend at the Lee’s Summit Christmas Invitational. With only eight wrestlers in the starting lineup, the team still managed to combine for 170.5 team points  edging out Francis Howell Central for fourth. Lee’s Summit beat  Francis Howell for the team title 207 […]

Crane leads Bruin wrestling; focuses on dedication

Crane leads Bruin wrestling; focuses on dedication

It is certainly true that RBHS is a powerhouse for outspoken high school athletes in the state of Missouri. There are few wrestlers finer than senior wrestler Sam Crane, who committed to the University of Missouri, which has one of the best wrestling programs in the country. Crane isn’t the only RBHS wrestler to commit […]

Wrestling finishes season; three place at state

Wrestling finishes season; three place at state

After three days of strenuous competition, brackets and sudden death matches, junior Sam Crane prepared for the finals in the 138 weight class. After a full match against a returning state champion that came down to the wire, Crane fell by one point in the last set. “Sam Crane had a tough match against a […]

Wrestling qualifies five to state, takes fourth at districts

Wrestling qualifies five to state, takes fourth at districts

Friday and Saturday, the RBHS wrestling team competed in the district tournament, a day the varsity squad had been looking forward to since the start of the season. After facing several setbacks and disadvantages from injury and sickness throughout their various competitions this winter, the team qualified five individuals to state and tied for fourth […]

Wrestling loses to Jays in devastating match

Wrestling loses to Jays in devastating match

Yesterday, the RBHS wrestling team faced the Jefferson City Jays on home turf at 6:00 p.m. Before the varsity team took to the mat, the JV team suffered a 0-72 loss, largely due to the number of forfeits. Only four JV wrestlers were participating, as both the varsity and JV teams have been plagued by […]

Wrestlers suffer injury, prepare for districts

Wrestlers suffer injury, prepare for districts

The body of a wrestler is that of great intensity. The sport itself being founded purely on human stamina and strength, these athletes must endure a rigorous process to keep up with the competition as well as staying in it. With the anxiety of the district meet looming in the first days of February, the […]

Wrestling faces setback in recent competition

Wrestling faces setback in recent competition

Simply saying that the wrestling team has been through a lot this season is an understatement. This past week in competition, the Bruins came in last at the Francis Howell North tournament as a team. This might sound like their season is finished and that the hopes for a place at districts and state have […]

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 […]

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