Varsity Soccer: Week Two Recap

As the second week of the season comes to a close, the Rockhurst Hawklets advance to 4-0 with two shutout victories over Raymore Peculiar and Columbia Hickman. Rockhurst beat both Raymore Peculiar and Hickman by scores of 3, nil. In the Raymore Peculiar game, the Hawklets were able to establish ball control and domination veryContinue reading “Varsity Soccer: Week Two Recap”

Opinion: Bob Stutman Presentation

You are tired of hearing about drugs, and for good reason. The sphere of the average Rockhurst student’s life is constantly flooded with information regarding drugs and alcohol. Our school’s implementation of a health and wellness policy that encompasses regular drug and alcohol testing has forced the issue into the spotlight and has only intensifiedContinue reading “Opinion: Bob Stutman Presentation”

Varsity Football: Webb City Preview

Earlier this year, MaxPreps, a database with a wealth of information on high school athletics, set out to rank the most “dominant” high school football programs in Missouri over the last 10 years. Rockhurst finished second. The only team to finish higher? Tonight’s opponent, the Webb City High School Cardinals. It’s pretty hard to argueContinue reading “Varsity Football: Webb City Preview”

Tracks of the Week: Joywave, Childish Gambino, and El Guincho

Joywave – “Tongues” From start to finish this song gives off a happy vibe through it’s upbeat tempo and it’s interesting production. In particular the pitched and distorted vocals in the beginning start off the song strongly, while giving it a sound distinct from other indie pop songs that have been making the rounds recently.Continue reading “Tracks of the Week: Joywave, Childish Gambino, and El Guincho”

SATIRE: iPads roll in, locker unemployment rate skyrockets

2014 marks the first year that Rockhurst goes fully digital, meaning ebooks, notability, and myHomework now replace textbooks, notebooks and planners. But the consequences of advancing technologically are displayed most notably in the hundreds of lockers that are now practically useless. “I walk by my locker almost every day, and there’s just this awkward silence,”Continue reading “SATIRE: iPads roll in, locker unemployment rate skyrockets”

Junior John Leisman competes on U.S. national futsal team

Junior John Leisman was recently selected to represent the United States of America in Argentina as part of the senior U.S. Men’s Futsal Team. Leisman, who plays soccer and futsal for Sporting Kansas City Academy, attended a youth futsal identification camp over the summer, hoping to secure a spot on the U16 team. However, U.S.Continue reading “Junior John Leisman competes on U.S. national futsal team”

Varsity soccer beats Rock Bridge 5-1

Final Score: Rockhurst 5, Rockbridge 1 Winning their second regular season match against Columbia Rock Bridge by a score of 5 to 1, the Rockhurst Hawklets have begun the season with two consecutive wins. After a slow offensive start with little possession and almost no shots on goal, the Hawklets found life when senior JordanContinue reading “Varsity soccer beats Rock Bridge 5-1”

Rockhurst football beats Rock Bridge 49-14 in season opener

In what quickly turned into a blowout, Rockhurst football beat Rock Bridge 49-14 last night. The story throughout the game was the dominant performance of Rockhurst starting quarterback senior TJ Green, who had 200 passing yards, three passing touchdowns and one rushing touchdown. Rockhurst struck early and fast, scoring 28 points by the end ofContinue reading “Rockhurst football beats Rock Bridge 49-14 in season opener”