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Rock Talk Podcast w/ Henry Mullen

Bobby Clemons, Prep News TV November 30, 2023

On this Rock Talk Podcast, Prep News TV's Bobby Clemons talks with Missouri Class 4 Defensive Player of the Year Henry Mullen about the state champion soccer team. They discuss what it was like to 3-peat,...

Rock Talk Podcast w/ Brady Maher

George Effertz, Prep News TV November 21, 2023

On this Rock Talk Podcast, Prep News TV's George Effertz talks with senior guard Brady Maher about the upcoming basketball season.  

The team poses for pictures with the district championship trophy after beating top-seed Lees Summit North 24-21 on Nov. 10, 2023.

Hawklets Bottle Up Broncos When It Counts, Claim District Title

Prep News Staff November 17, 2023

The Hawklets arrived at Lee’s Summit North High School last Friday night for a highly anticipated game against the Broncos. They returned to State Line Road with a district championship trophy and a...

Senior quarterback Ethan Hansen and the rest of the offense await the play call during their district game against Lees Summit West on Nov. 3, 2023.

Hawklets Overwhelm and Shut Down Titans for First District ‘W’ in 4 Years

Eli Rourke, Staff Writer November 10, 2023

Rockhurst scored early and often to convincingly beat Lee’s Summit West 31-8 in the Class 6, District 6 Semifinals on Nov. 3, 2023. The district playoff win was the first in the Donohoe era and the first...

Senior defender Henry Mullen pushes past the Lees Summit defense. The Hawklets overcame a scoreless first half to net four goals in the second en route to their shutout win over the Tigers on Sept. 14, 2023.

Soccer Team Striving for History

Gus Moseley, Staff Reporter November 10, 2023

Rockhurst soccer has a storied history, to say the least. Nine state championships. Twenty-seven state semifinal appearances. More than 1,000 victories in program history. Yet, this year's team is...

The district-winning Rockhurst cross country team poses with their trophy. (L-R) Andrew Davis, Danny Gajewski, Hudson Tsevis, Henry Acorn, Bill Hayes, Justin Waldron and Kai Somasegaran

Historic Effort Paces Hawklets to District Title

Charlie Porto, Staff Reporter November 2, 2023

The Rockhurst cross country team made school history on their way to winning the Missouri Class 5 District 4 meet. For the first time, all seven runners qualified individually for state, with three placing...

Offensive players huddle up around head coach Kelly Donohoe during the first half of Rockhursts game against SLUH on Oct. 13, 2023. The Hawklets would go on to win 40-22.

Hawklets Head into Districts Off Rare Double-Bye

Mitch Forbes, Staff Writer October 30, 2023

The Hawklets’ football team concluded the regular season with a record of 8-1. This earned them the second seed in their district, a home playoff game, and a bye week to begin the playoffs. However,...

The football team stands with the yell leaders in front of the student section to sing the Rockhurst alma mater following their 40-22 win over SLUH on Oct. 13, 2023.

Hawklets Stop SLUH on Senior Night

Ted Truebner, Staff Writer October 22, 2023

Rockhurst football closed out their regular season in strong fashion, beating St. Louis University High School (SLUH) 40-22 on Oct. 13, 2023. The Hawklets controlled the game on both sides of the ball,...

Senior quarterback Ethan Hansen rolls to his right looking for a receiver during the varsity game against SLUH on Oct. 13, 2023. Hansen would throw for 242 yards and three touchdowns on Senior Night in leading the Hawklets to a 40-22 win. I trust my teammates to make plays when I give or pass them the ball and people wanted to make props to my teammates.

Photos: Rockhurst Rolls Against SLUH

October 19, 2023

In their last home game of the season, Rockhurst pulled away from Jesuit rival St. Louis University High (SLUH) to take the 40-22 win on Oct. 13, 2023. The win put the Hawklets' record at 7-1.  

Wrestling Ramping Up for Improved Season

Bobby Clemons, Prep News TV October 17, 2023

The first practices of the winter sports season don't start for a couple of weeks, but, like a lot of Rockhurst out-of-season teams, wrestling has already been hard at it. Prep News TV's Bobby Clemons...

Tension and Triumph: Rockhurst Overcomes 28-0 Deficit to Beat Aquinas in OT

Timmy Ottomanelli, Staff Reporter October 13, 2023

A four-score deficit. A furious comeback. Overtime. A blocked kick to end it. The rivalry game between Rockhurst and St. Thomas Aquinas was not short on tension or triumph--for the Hawklets, at least. Despite...

Hawklets Control Lines, Re-Take Bragging Rights from Rival Miege

Gus Moseley , Staff Writer October 12, 2023

Beating a rival is always a big deal, but topping a roughly 40-year rival in front of the most energetic and raucous crowd of the season might serve as the cherry on top. Rockhurst emerged victorious...

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