Knight Errant

John Wooden: the legendary coach from… Minnesota?

April 1, 2008

Filed under SPORTS

The year is 1948. A 38-year old John Wooden is waiting by his phone to hear about a hopeful job offer from the University of Minnesota basketball team. Unfortunately, due to the not-yet-apparent effects of global warming, a Minnesota winter storm knocks out the power and the University is unable to...

Boys win state championship

Boys win state championship

March 30, 2008

Filed under SPORTS, Winter Sports

It was the perfect ending to a perfect season for the boys’ basketball team. Just one year after enduring a crushing loss to St. Thomas Academy in the state final, the boys got their revenge and their first ever state championship, defeating the Cadets 58-52. Read More »...

Boys roll into State Finals

March 28, 2008

Filed under SPORTS, Winter Sports

It would be an understatement to say boys’ basketball team beat Minneapolis Henry in the state semifinals; they dismantled the Patriots, 100-70, setting up a tantalizing rematch with St. Thomas Academy for the championship on Saturday night. The game was heavily lopsided from the onset. BSM jumped...

Taylor helps boys advance

March 27, 2008

Filed under SPORTS, Winter Sports

Jordan Taylor dominated in the opening round of the state tournament: the senior captain scored 43 points, ensuring a BSM victory over St. Paul Como Park 76-62. Taylor started the game off hot, hitting two consecutive threes in the opening minutes as the Red Knights jumped out to an 8-0 lead. But...

Hoemke to lead baseball team this spring

March 21, 2008

Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports

Three of 2007’s all-conference seniors are not the only things the boys’ varsity baseball team lost this year. Along with the loss of these three starters came the loss of five-year head coach and prior BSM gym teacher Mr. Ryan Collins. With his resignation, five-year assistant coach Mr. Greg...

Boys’ basketball wins Section

March 19, 2008

Filed under SPORTS, Winter Sports

For the second straight year, and the second time in school history, the boys’ varsity basketball team is headed to state. The boys defeated Holy Angels on March 18 in the section finals 69-59 at Concordia University’s Gangelhoff Center. Read More »...

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