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Senior Brennan Schad pitches at one of his last Bear River baseball games as a senior. Photo by Maya Bussinger

Bruins sports come to a successful close

Kyle Houston June 7, 2021

As the school year is coming to a close, so are the sports seasons. Hardly any Bruin sports teams have been able to get a full season in, but all the teams still competed and were happy that they were...

Senior Colby Lunsford participates in his last few baseball games of his high school career. Baseball is one of the few sports at Bear River with unlimited fan presence. Photo by Maya Bussinger

Bruin athletes starved for crowd contribution

Kyle Houston May 9, 2021

This year, changes in sporting events because of COVID-19 has caused very little fan presence at games. Players and coaches are navigating games without the crowd’s energy in the stands. There are differing...

Baseball player Jacob Vaughn participates in drills during baseball practice. Photo by Maya Bussinger

Athletes joyous with implementation of new sports guidelines

Kyle Houston April 8, 2021

This year, Bear River sports had been put to a temporary halt with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic limiting sports opportunities. Recently, however, there has been some movement in starting up sports practices...

Varsity soccer player Paxton Waters practices drills during soccer practice on March 26th. Photo by Maya Bussinger

Bruins recount memorable sports moments

Kyle Houston March 25, 2021

Over the years, Bear River Athletics have accomplished many notable highlights; Bruin athletes have made some unforgettable plays and achieved many different awards.  Coaches and sports players looked...

Sophomore Robert Maple talks to a friend on one of his cohorts in person days. Photo by Maya Bussinger

District to combine cohorts on April 5

Kyle Houston March 25, 2021

This school year has been mainly based at home for Bear River students, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel in the form of a return back to a four day school week.  Bear River students...

Bruins play pick-up soccer outside of school. Photo by Daniel Bussinger

Bruins train for sports off-campus in hopes of a season

Kyle Houston January 25, 2021

Bruin athletes have had a rough year with their sports getting postponed and cancelled. Some athletes have taken advantage of this time and used it to get ready for their season. Girls Basketball Coach...

Students in track train off-campus in hopes of a season. Photo by Maya Bussinger

Students find 2.0 grade requirement for sports eligibility necessary

Kyle Houston January 21, 2021

In the 2020-2021 school year things are very different from the past; students are trying to play sports in this odd year and keep that 2.0 grade average to stay eligible for their sports. The Bear River...

The football team conditions in the preseason. Photo by Natalie Darr

Bruin football tackles COVID restricted pre-season

Kyle Houston November 26, 2020

The 2020-2021 Bear River Varsity Football team is putting in a lot of work despite the difficult Covid infested times we’re all been living in. The team is preparing for next season with high hopes but...

During Bear Rivers 2020-21 school year, the Varsity Boys Basketball team practiced under strict COVID-19 health protocols. Photo by Maddie Meilinger

Varsity Basketball dribbles back onto court

Kyle Houston October 28, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it a struggle to get the ball bouncing on Bear River’s Varsity Basketball team practices, but the team has found a way to get back on the court whilst following guidelines...

Gaming has become a popular activity students partake in to cure boredom. Photo by Maddie Meilinger

Excessive video gaming prevalent during quarantine

Kyle Houston June 8, 2020

During quarantine, many Bruins are figuring out ways to spend their time while they are quarantined in their home. One of the most popular activities students are relying on includes playing video games. Several...

Senior boys practice their dance for this years Senior Lip-Sync.  Photo by Maddie Meilinger

Annual Talent Show combines entertainment with charity

Kyle Houston February 18, 2020

Voices and excitement are rising as the Bear River Talent Show is coming up on Thursday, February 20, and Friday, the 21st.  On these two evenings at 7 p.m., a variety of student acts will be put on...

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