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The journey of the Rock Bridge boys basketball team

On its face, the trip was like any other one for the Bruins, who have been considered state title contenders from the season’s outset. This trip to Rolla for the Class 5 quarterfinal against Branson was a long road on a season-long sojourn.

Bruins' Kreklow injured again

Rock Bridge junior guard Rick Kreklow re-aggravated a foot injury during practice on Monday. The team is hopeful he will be able to play against Chaminade on Friday in the semifinals of the state boys basketball tournament.

Rock Bridge makes way to final four

The Rock Bridge boys basketball team defeated Branson in 56-53 Saturday in the Class 5 state quarterfinals.

Nixa ends Rock Bridge girls season

Nixa defeated Rock Bridge for the second time this season in the Class 5 quarterfinals. The Bruins' year ends with a 24-5 record.

Bruins' Tolson does the little things right

Rock Bridge boys basketball senior guard Skylar Tolson is known for his leadership abilities. He does not receive as much attention as other teammates, but that's fine with him.

Douglass knocked out of districts

After upsetting the third seed on Tuesday, the Bulldogs couldn't muster the same performance in the Class 2 District 13 quarterfinals.

Rock Bridge girl's basketball wins sectional

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team is one step closer to back-to-back state championships after beating Waynesville 50-30 Wednesday night in its Class 5 sectional game in Union.

Bruins overcome sectional woes

After defeating Waynesville 59-46 on Wednesday, the Rock Bridge boys basketball team advances to the Class 5 state quarterfinals. The Bruins have lost their sectional games for the past three seasons.

Dressler an asset for Rock Bridge boys basketball team

With three years of experience as a varsity starter, coaches and teammates say Jordan Dressler is one of the keys to the success of the Rock Bridge boys basketball team.

Three Rock Bridge girls' basketball seniors could face final game tonight

For four years, three seniors on the Rock Bridge girl's basketball team have spent time together both on and off of the court, creating life long friendships. Tonight, their final high school game is put on the line when they take on Waynesville at 7:45 in their sectional game.

Bench gives Bruins energy

The Rock Bridge boys basketball team has arguably the best starting five in the state, but guard Ricky Kreklow says the Bruins' bench is what makes the team great.

Douglass wins opener in district boys basketball tournament

The Douglass boys basketball team upset Fayette 80-72 on Tuesday night in the Class 2 District 13 tournament in Sturgeon.

Bulldogs depending on Cassil

Since senior Steven Sibley was dismissed from the team, junior Tanner Cassil has played a more integral role on the Douglass boys basketball team.

Rock Bridge boys basketball takes district title

Jordan Dressler scored 19 points in a 66-45 win over rival Hickman.

Rock Bridge girls basketball claims back-to-back district championships

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team claimed the Class 5, District 9 championship Thursday night with a 45-21 victory over Troy-Buchanan in Wentzville.

New Rock Bridge point guard means more offense, less defense

The Rock Bridge boys basketball team has seen its offense improve, but itsdefense has taken a step back. A big reason for this is the addition of sophomore point guard Justin Miller, who replaced graduate Mike Petrik.

Hickman senior set to raise his intensity

Senior captain Eric Franklin, one of only two seniors on the Hickman boys basketball team, says he not ready for the Kewpies' season to end.

Rock Bridge basketball relying on offense, not defense this season

Rock Bridge boys face Hickman in the Class 5, District 9 championship Friday night in Wentzville.

Rock Bridge boys basketball story coasts into district final

While star forward Jordan Dressler was saddled with foul trouble, the Bruins bench stepped up to help the team advance.

Rock Bridge girls set for district final

The defending state champions beat Holt, the team it plays tonight, by 52 points in their last game.

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