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Spring Sports Entering State Series Season

Rockhurst has 5 varsity sports that have either entered state series (districts, sectionals, state) or will be this week.

Golf - Congratulations to the golf team for finishing 3rd in state. Sophomore Michael Bessenbacher was all-state. The team shot 608 for the two-day event at Swope. Three contributing seniors were: Thomas Benninghoff, Jake Propeck and Carson St. Clair.

Tennis - plays sectional team tennis on Saturday at Park Hill South at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Lacrosse - Plays will play in the semifinals of the LAKC on Thursday, May 17th @ 5:30 p.m. at UMKC vs. Pembroke Hill. Championships are Saturday, May 19th at 7 p.m., also at UMKC.

Baseball - District semi-final suspended due to weather. Resumes Wednesday, May 16 @ 4 p.m. Championship game is scheduled for Thursday, May 17 @ 4 p.m.

Track & Field - The sectional track & field meet is Saturday, May 19th at William Chrisman from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. We had lots of events qualify.

Good luck to all who will represent the Rock! #rockstate
Rockhurst announces the hiring of a new head wrestling coach/faculty member

Rockhurst High School is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Cody Johnston who will be a full-time faculty member of the high school in 2018-19 and the head wrestling coach. He will teacher in the Social Studies Department. He holds a Bachelor's and Master's from the University of Missouri, graduating with his latest degree in December 2016. He was a varsity wrestler while studying at Mizzou. Previous to that he was a multi-year state qualifier at Warrensburg High School. During the past two year, Coach Johnston has been an assistant wrestling coach at Centennial High School in Frisco, TX. We know the Rockhurst community will welcome Coach Johnston as he returns closer to home. He brings a great deal of experience and passion to the young men he coaches.

You can contact Coach Johnston at if you have any questions. He will be devising summer camp opportunities and a volunteer summer practice schedule very quickly.

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