Knight Errant

Assistant coaches lead the way from the sidelines

Assistant coaches lead the way from the sidelines

Dylan Hoen, Staff Writer

20 hours ago


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, TOP STORIES

Jerry Schuplinski, Bill Berry, Chris Dailey and Jerry Norman. Four names slightly less recognizable than those they reported to Bill Belichick, Phil Jackson, Geno Auriemma and John Wooden. The first four names listed above were assistant coaches who played an instrumental role in the success of the four...

BSM hockey goalies share their experiences

BSM hockey goalies share their experiences

Dylan Hoen, Staff Writer

3 days ago


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, TOP STORIES, Winter Sports

Wanting to stand there, even though fully padded, and have people fire hard, rubber discs at you anywhere between 75-90 MPH would seem to be a bit of a crazy notion. If that’s your passion, however, maybe it’s better to find out you’re a little crazy at an early age. “I had always wanted ...

Mr. Jake Ingalls coaches and teaches at BSM

Mr. Jake Ingalls coaches and teaches at BSM

Braeden Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

3 days ago


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Benilde-St. Margaret’s has an abundance of new teachers this year. One of them already has his roots deeply embedded into the BSM community. Jake Ingalls, a 2008 graduate of BSM, has come back to expand his professional career. After graduating from St. John’s, Ingalls decided that he wanted to work w...

BSM faced many rivals over Winter Break in a variety of sports

BSM faced many rivals over Winter Break in a variety of sports

Quinn Ehlen and Megan Olk

January 11, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES, Winter Sports

Being a private school in the city of St. Louis Park, it is inevitable that BSM has a cross-town rivalry in almost every sport with the Orioles. Boys’ hockey is a more recent growing rivalry, but nonetheless a fiery one.   At the beginning of winter break, the Red Knights took on the Orioles in ...

BSM has success at the Wild Invite

BSM has success at the Wild Invite

Brendan Amaris, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

On December 21, the first Friday of Christmas break, the BSM alpine ski team headed to the Wild Mountain Invite at Wild Mountain. The Wild Mountain Invite is an one-day competition at Wild Mountain which is near Taylor Falls, Minnesota about an hour north of BSM. At this year's event, there were 28 tea...

Senior Carter Uphus plays a pivotal role for the boys’ basketball team

Senior Carter Uphus plays a pivotal role for the boys’ basketball team

Braeden Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

January 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, TOP STORIES, Winter Sports

Basketball is in the midst of intense season and one particular player is a key reason for their recent success. Carter Uphus is a 6’7” 210 lb forward hailing from Bloomington, Minnesota. Uphus has been a centerpiece of the BSM basketball program for the past two years. After having success during the...

BSM Dance Team tries to keep a high level of performance even with key injuries

BSM Dance Team tries to keep a high level of performance even with key injuries

Stella Fortier, Staff Writer

December 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, TOP STORIES, Winter Sports

As the weather gets colder and colder, many students have started to get sick. The Benilde-St. Margaret’s Dance Team has five unrelated cases of sickness and injuries. Coincidental? Yes. Convenient? Certainly not. Nevertheless, the dance team has won three competitions, including the last meet in East...

Seniors reflect on playing high school sports for the last time

Seniors reflect on playing high school sports for the last time

Noah Layton, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


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When playing a high school sport, a team becomes a family. Between practices, team events, and games, a bond is formed. It is hard when a team does not meet expectations, but it is even harder on the seniors who have played their last game. In previous years, BSM athletics have had a lot of success. With...

BSM boys’ basketball player Joe Dunn wears jersey number 23

BSM boys’ basketball player Joe Dunn wears jersey number 23

Braeden Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, TOP STORIES, Winter Sports

For the first time since Jordan Taylor, (‘08)—who was a varsity basketball player at BSM and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is currently a professional player in Europe—a member of the BSM boys’ varsity basketball team will be wearing the number 23. Joe Dunn, the last of three D...

Harrington: Saving the Swim Team

Harrington: Saving the Swim Team

Brendan Amaris, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


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The BSM swim team is up, running and swimming today and that’s all thanks to Director of Marketing and Communication Devin Harrington, a 2005 alum, who “saved” the team back in 2004. When there was Benilde High School and St. Margaret’s Academy, there was a boys’ and girl’s swim t...

Alpine ski is training hard to have skiers reach State

Alpine ski is training hard to have skiers reach State

Brendan Amaris, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES, Winter Sports

The alpine ski team looks to have another successful year after both the boys’ and girls’ team won the West Metro Conference last year. That accolade could be a tough one to repeat after the team lost some top talent and their head coach. "We're just starting from scratch this year with new skie...

Grady Gordon: Player of the Month Nominee

Grady Gordon: Player of the Month Nominee

Taylor Anderson, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Week, SPORTS, TOP STORIES

Junior Grady Gordon’s time on the court has proven him quite the player—he was nominated for the National Wheelchair Basketball Association’s, player of the month. From joining the Courage Kenny Jr. Rolling Timberwolves, to being the youngest member of the USA Developmental U33 team, Gordon’s basketball...

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