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Maeson Tunley flanked by his parents during the National Signing Day ceremony on Feb. 7, 2024. Tunley signed to play for Southwest Baptist University. He will join teammate Myles Carson in Bolivar, Mo.

15 Athletes ‘Sign On’ to Continuing Their Athletic Careers in College

Mitch Forbes, Staff Writer February 16, 2024

Fifteen senior Hawklets signed their letters of intent to take their athletic careers to the next level the afternoon of Feb. 7, 2024. Rockhurst held a signing ceremony in the performance gym to celebrate...

A Perfect Way to Go Out

Liam Daly, Prep News TV December 11, 2023

Prep News TV's Liam Daly takes a look back at the soccer team's perfect season and what this year's senior has accomplished during their time at the Rock.  

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...

Senior forward Liam Ver Meer looks for an opening to get by a Lees Summit defender. Ver Meer would tally one of Rockhursts goals in their 4-0 win over the Tigers on Sept. 14, 2023.

Tale of Two Halves: Hawklets Pull Away to Beat Tigers

Ted Truebner, Staff Reporter September 21, 2023

An early defensive effort gave way to a flurry of goals as Rockhurst soccer pulled away to beat Lee Summit 4-0 Thursday night. The Hawklets spent the majority of the first half on defense. Lee's Summit...

From Schedule to Staff, New School Year Brings Changes to the Rock

Ted Truebner, Staff Writer September 15, 2023

The start of a school year means all students, new and returning, are granted a fresh start. With that fresh start comes adjusting to what is oftentimes many changes to the school. This school year, the...

Senior Tate Slaymaker laughs as classmate Hayden Spachman cuts his hair during the Mission Week Board Game on Feb. 10, 2023. The cut turned out a bit uneven, but seniors still won the competition en route to winning the Board Game overall.

Photos: Mission Week Board Game Hair Cut Competition

February 17, 2023

The hair cut competition was one element of the Mission Week Board Game. The seniors came out victorious despite what would objectively be described as an uneven cut.     Related - Photos:...

Bathrooms are a common place where vandalism occurs. Acts like this are frustrating for staff and some students. To take the time to do such a senseless, selfish act is beneath who we are, said Dean of Students Matt Darby.

Vandalism Makes a Bad Mark

Ted Truebner, Staff Reporter November 15, 2022

Drawings all over bathrooms. A destroyed drum set. Soap dispensers ripped off the bathroom walls. All of these incidents of vandalism happened just over the course of one quarter right here at Rockhurst....

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