33 Fun Facts about 1982, the last time Rockhurst played Shawnee Mission East in football

When 34 years pass, things obviously change. Whether it’s technological or architectural, most things are different than they were in 1982, the last time Rockhurst faced Shawnee Mission East in football. So that begs the question: what was going on in the world and at Rockhurst the last time we played East in football? A lot of our teachers were not even born yet. Teachers … Continue reading 33 Fun Facts about 1982, the last time Rockhurst played Shawnee Mission East in football

Varsity Football: Hawklets down Howell, advance to state

Rockhurst defeated Francis Howell 25-20 last Friday en-route to their first state championship since 2010. The Hawklets scored 18 unanswered points until the middle of the second quarter, when the Francis Howell Vikings first scored. The game continued with a furious comeback led by Franics Howell running back, Desmond Niboh. He scored twice on runs in the second and third quarters. But, like usual, the … Continue reading Varsity Football: Hawklets down Howell, advance to state

Varsity Football: Francis Howell Preview

This Friday, the Rockhurst football team faces the opponent, Francis Howell High School, that could be a dark horse state champion contender. Despite having a dynasty that lacks the prestige the Hawklets have earned, the Howell Vikings are ranked only two places lower than Rockhurst in the state of Missouri, and sit on a well-earned national ranking of 105. The Vikings have gone undefeated this … Continue reading Varsity Football: Francis Howell Preview

Varsity Football: Kickapoo preview

The Rockhurst Hawklets will host the Kickapoo Chiefs this Friday, following last weeks dominant victory over Lees Summit North in their first playoff game of the season. Kickapoo is also coming off a big win against Joplin, after the first week of the Missouri high school football postseason. Although Rockhurst has been rolling since their only loss in the second week of the regular season, … Continue reading Varsity Football: Kickapoo preview

Varsity Football: Jefferson City Preview

After travelling to Jefferson City to face-off against Helias last Thursday, Rockhurst will be hosting Jefferson City High School in this Friday’s matchup. This will be the last regular season game for both teams, which each have high expectations entering the playoffs. Rockhurst aims to end a successful regular season with their seventh win in a row, while the Jays look to prove they are … Continue reading Varsity Football: Jefferson City Preview

Varsity Football: Helias Preview

The Hawklets play a rare Thursday night football game tonight in Jefferson City, and no, it’s not against the Jefferson City Jay. The Hawklets face the undefeated Helias High School Crusaders, who are coming off a 36-14 victory over Columbia Rock Bridge. Time: 7:00 P.M. Location: Helias High School- Jefferson City, Mo. Records: Rockhurst (6-1); Helias (7-0) Last Week: Rockhurst beat Columbia Hickman 42-6; Helias … Continue reading Varsity Football: Helias Preview

Varsity Football: Blue Springs preview

The Hawklets will play their most highly-anticipated game of the season tonight against rival school Blue Springs. The Hawklets and the Blue Springs Wildcats both enter the game with 4-1 records. Both teams are coming off impressive wins, Blue Springs beating Lee’s Summit 41-28, and Rockhurst shutting out Blue Springs South 42-0.This will easily be Rockhurst’s most challenging competition of the year, testing their recent … Continue reading Varsity Football: Blue Springs preview

Varsity Football: Blue Springs South preview

This Friday, the Rockhurst Hawklets look to extend their 1-1 record against teams from Missouri with a victory over the Blue Springs South Jaguars. After knocking off the number one ranked team in Arkansas two weeks ago and blowing out another Arkansas team last week, the Hawklets are hopeful for a third straight victory. Their opponent this week, Blue Springs South is a perennial powerhouse … Continue reading Varsity Football: Blue Springs South preview

Rockhurst rolls over Har-Ber, moves to 3-1

In their second straight game against a team from Arkansas, the Rockhurst varsity football team came out on top 46-22. The Hawklets’ senior quarterback TJ Green had a standout performance with 357 passing yards and four touchdowns through the air. He also had 38 rushing yards and one touchdown on the ground. Green’s play in the pocket was described as “unbelievable” by junior teammate Brendan … Continue reading Rockhurst rolls over Har-Ber, moves to 3-1