Prep Sports

Bruins golfers beat Kewpies in season opener

The Rock Bridge boys golf team beat Hickman by five strokes Tuesday at the L.A. Nickell Golf Course.

Bruins win third-place game

After a  66-65 loss on Friday to Chaminade in the Class 5 state semifinals, the Rock Bridge boys basketball team closed their season with a 54-40 win against Oakville in the consolation game.

Two Bruins players sit in third-place game

Injuries kept junior Ricky Kreklow and sophomore Justin Miller from plaing in their usual roles in the Rock Bridge boys basketball team's final game of the season. 

Bruins' championship hopes end in final second loss

Rock Bridge could not hold on to an 18-point lead in the fourth quarter of the Class 5 semifinal, losing on a late free throw by Chaminade's Bradley Beal.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge loses in state semifinal

After jumping out to a 21-point lead in the first quarter, the Bruins saw their lead melt in the fourth quarter. Leading by 18 to start the final period, Chaminade mounted a comeback for a late win.

Scanlon still seeks state boys basketball title for Rock Bridge

Almost everything any high school boys basketball coach could want to accomplish Rock Bridge's Jim Scanlon has done — except win a state championship.

Bruins inability to do the little things costs them big

The Rock Bridge boy's basketball team looked poised to head to their first Class 5 state championship game in school history. But turnovers, foul trouble and problems rebounding came back to haunt the Bruins.

Rock Bridge's Harry wins big award

Katherine Harry, a senior center on the Rock Bridge girls basketball team, has been named the Gatorade Missouri Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Harry helped lead the Bruins to the quarterfinals of the Class 5 state championship and a state championship last season.

Bruins relax before Friday's semifinals

The Rock Bridge boys basketball team enjoyed an opportunity to get away from the pressure of the state tournament at a team dinner Tuesday night after practice. 

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.