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BSM boys’ lacrosse gets huge boost from its freshmen standouts

BSM boys’ lacrosse gets huge boost from its freshmen standouts

Jack Hendrickson, Staff Writer
May 6, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports, TOP STORIES

The BSM Boys’ Lacrosse team is looking to achieve big things this upcoming season. This star-studded team is diverse in age and boasts a lot of talent. With six freshmen making varsity, the future of the team looks extremely bright. These freshman stars on the varsity team this season are defenseman...

Students create another award-winning video

Students create another award-winning video

Gus Beringer, Staff Writer
May 6, 2017
Filed under NEWS, News in Brief, TOP STORIES

Sophomore John Landry and senior Joey Simpson received second place and $700 in the John Stossel Tech Revolution Video Contest. High school and college-aged contestants were asked to make a 1-3 minute long video responding to the prompt: “Technological innovation has changed our lives, mostly for the b...

Students find different ways to manage missing school due to sports

Students find different ways to manage missing school due to sports

Henry Witterschein, Staff Writer
May 6, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports, TOP STORIES

Balancing schoolwork and sports can be very difficult for many student athletes, but missing school for those sports makes it even harder. Those who participate in boys’ and girls’ golf or track and field miss school quite often during the spring season. The boys' and girls' golf teams miss...

Spring allergies can bite the dust

Spring allergies can bite the dust

Anna Latourelle, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Health, STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

Spring time has come, and for some that means enjoying the outdoors, while for others it means sneezing, coughing, and wheezing. Seasonal allergies plague more than three million people in the world. Many take different medications to help with the symptoms. People most commonly take steroids which...

Throw like a girl

Throw like a girl

Molly Keady, Social Media Manager
May 4, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, TOP STORIES

In 2015, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team won its third World Cup Title and each player took home two million dollars of prize money. According to FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association), the German Men’s National Soccer Team players were each paid thirty- ve millio...

Senior trains with CrossFit

Senior trains with CrossFit

Nolan Arostegui, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Featured People, STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

Fitness is an essential part of developing good habits and a healthy lifestyle. Students incorporate this into their lives through many ways, whether it be lifting, running, or playing sports. There are people who dedicate themselves to exercising in a gym a few times a week, and then there are the more...

BSM boys’ lacrosse team travels to North Carolina

BSM boys’ lacrosse team travels to North Carolina

Anna Bergsland, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under STUDENT LIFE, TOP STORIES

Every spring season, the BSM boys’ lacrosse team takes a trip together the first week of the season to scrimmage other teams and bond as a team. This year they chose to travel to North Carolina. While on the trip, the team practiced, visited college campuses, watched a college lacrosse game, and ha...

The problem with basketball section alignment

Will Whitmore, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, TOP STORIES

In the mind of every high school basketball player, there is one common goal: experience the joy and pressure of playing in the State Tournament. But the hopes of that desire dwindle, for some teams, on their section placement. The attempts by the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) of assigning ...

How to: style your college decision

How to: style your college decision

Claudia Elsenbast and Anna Bergsland
May 4, 2017
Filed under DIVERSIONS, TOP STORIES

Every fall students compete to get into the schools, but every spring they vie to look the best while sporting their new school’s colors. This is the definitive way to style your college decision. For the Girls  1. The basic t-shirt with jeans and white converse This look screams “this is where I am goin...

Seniors receive recognition for solution to a real-world problem

Seniors receive recognition for solution to a real-world problem

Ryan McTigue, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under NEWS, News in Full, TOP STORIES

Every year, second semester arrives and seniors begin the infamous “senior slide” as they focus solely on being able to skip their finals. However, for a few Red Knights, “sliding” is a fictitious word in their vocabulary. Seniors Alec Johnson, James Libbey, Alex Hyjek, and Matt Nyb...

Choir and orchestra students participate in all state competition

Choir and orchestra students participate in all state competition

Erin Long, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under NEWS, News in Brief, TOP STORIES

The BSM choir and orchestra are always prevalent as a group at mass and other school gatherings. Recently, some of these students went to a special event in order to focus more on the individual performances. Both the choir and orchestra went to a competition called Solo Ensemble, which is a solo ...

Journalism students participate in “writing day”

Journalism students participate in “writing day”

Ryan McTigue, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, News in Full, TOP STORIES

Although the school year is ending and the Knight Errant staff begins to prepare for summer, stories still need to be written. For this reason it was necessary for Knight Errant advisors Ms. Tiffany Joseph and Ms. Kari Koishol to call for a day-long session where Knight Errant staff members from write...

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