Knight Errant

BSM athletes share their pregame rituals

BSM athletes share their pregame rituals

Caroline Pauly, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


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From locker room chants to superstitious acts, BSM students do it all to mentally and physically prepare themselves to perform and compete at their best. Some have more intense rituals than others and there are a few students who operate under superstition. It is very common for BSM teams to pray befo...

Nordic ski teams prepares for success this winter

Nordic ski teams prepares for success this winter

Henry Witterschein, Online Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2018


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Snow finally fills the trails which means it ski season. BSM nordic heads into the season hoping for another successful season by sending racers to state and by competing in the tough Metro West Conference. All four senior captains--Keelan Gorman, Ava Schieffert, Erin Long, and Joe Munkeby--have high expectat...

Alpine ski gets ready to speed down the hills this season

Alpine ski gets ready to speed down the hills this season

Kaitlyn McTigue, sports editor

December 14, 2018


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As the winter sports season begins, so does another season of BSM Alpine ski. The team is led by four senior captains: Thomas Forby, Jack Klassen, Amelia Backes, and Emily Platt, all of whom are excited for another season on the slopes. All of the captains can agree that their goal for the 2018-2019 ...

Boys’ basketball prepares for upcoming season

Boys’ basketball prepares for upcoming season

Malik Robertson, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


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With the loss of many senior varsity players, many question this basketball season’s success. Despite this, the team believes in the talent of the boys, especially junior captain Nick Peterson and seniors Quentin Sturwe and Dylan Drees, to pull through. Other than captains and talented seniors, th...

Girls’ basketball ready for a new season

Girls’ basketball ready for a new season

Caroline Pauly, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


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Last year, the BSM girls’ basketball team came close to punching their ticket to State but fell short in the Section 6 final to Cooper: who would eventually go on to win the Class AAA title. They ended their regular season with a winning record of 17-9. Leading the team in points is now senior Captain...

BSM launches new sports website

BSM launches new sports website

Brooks Carver, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


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Recently, Benilde-St. Margaret’s launched a new website dedicated exclusively to BSM athletics. At BSM, more than 90% of the students participate in a sport or an extracurricular activity. Across all 20 athletic programs that BSM offers, spanning over three seasons, the school decided that sports...

BSM boys’ swimming ready to get back into the pool

BSM boys’ swimming ready to get back into the pool

Kaitlyn McTigue, Sports Editor

November 29, 2018


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This winter, the BSM boys’ swim team will kick off their competitive season. Senior captain Matt McGonigle and junior captain Kevin Hollahan are excited to make it their best season yet. Captains McGonigle and Hollahan believe the team’s most important goal of the 2018 season is to get as many ...

The return of the back-to-back State champs

The return of the back-to-back State champs

Alexa Field, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018


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One of BSM’s most successful sports teams, the Dance Team, is expecting another highly successful season. As the Class AA reigning double state champions, the team is well known all around the state and was ranked as the 5th most anticipated team for the 2018-19 season according to MN Dance News. ...

Dance Team members compete in annual Miss Dance Team Minnesota competition

Dance Team members compete in annual Miss Dance Team Minnesota competition

Frannie Scherer, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


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Every year, high school dancers from all across the state come together at Eastview High School in Apple Valley, to dance it out for the Miss Dance Team Minnesota competition. With many different styles, dancers are judged on their technical skills, quality of movement, and overall performance. ...

After a successful Sections meet girls’ swim and dive team gears up for State

After a successful Sections meet girls’ swim and dive team gears up for State

Matt McGonigle, Video Editor

November 15, 2018


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This past weekend, BSM’s Swim & Dive team competed at the MSHSL section 2A swim meet qualifying four swimmers for this week's state meet. After 13 weeks of hard work and preparation, the team entered into sections confident and excited. The team managed to qualify 16 individual swimmers for se...

Nate Schweitzer makes a name for himself

Nate Schweitzer makes a name for himself

Em Paquette, Photography Editor

November 9, 2018


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The future for Junior Nate Schweitzer is in the palm of his hands. It’s now or never. For many boys who walk through the BSM locker room doors, the only thing on their minds is winning, but for Schweitzer, there is so much more. As he starts to shape into his captainship role, there is more and mor...

Captain Amanda Cassidy nominated for Ms. Soccer Finalist

Captain Amanda Cassidy nominated for Ms. Soccer Finalist

Malik Robertson, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


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Looking back at the girls’ soccer season, one player in particular really found her place on the field. Senior captain Amanda Cassidy was a finalist for The Minnesota High School Soccer Coaches Association Ms. Soccer Award. Cassidy has always seen this award as a goal. “Being a Ms. Soccer finalist w...

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