Knight Errant

A common injury spreads across BSM athletes

Senior Luke Mathwig tore his labrum, which resulted in him missing 3 games.

Matthew Nachbor, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

The infamous torn labrum is one of the most common injuries here at Benilde-St. Margaret's. The labrum is a cup-shaped rim of cartilage that reinforces the ball and socket joint of the shoulder. It is an attachment site for tendons and supports the joints, muscles, and rotator cuff. It is used for st...

Minnehaha vs Sierra Canyon: a game in front of the nation

Bronny James and Jalen Suggs stand in the middle of the court during the game.

Brooks Carver, Reviews Editor

January 23, 2020

The average attendance for a Minnesota Timberwolves game is just slightly below 15,000 people. Over New Year's weekend, more than 17,000 people showed up to Target Center—and many more watching live on ESPN 3—to see Jalen Suggs face off against Bronny James in the “Chipotle Clash of Champions...

Boys’ and girls’ alpine ski teams hope for a run at state

Davis Fortney trains for a state run this year.

Luke Mathwig, Sports Editor

January 13, 2020

As the alpine ski season continues, skiers are practicing and training in order to compete at the highest level possible. The team is led by senior captains Davis Fortney, Lillian Nesbitt, Abigail Swanson, and junior captain Thomas Worrel. The many skiers are making their goals, planning events, an...

BSM fields new drone racing team

Junior Claire Larson and freshman Tommy Medina learn to control their drones.

Connor Rahill, Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

This year, BSM’s drone racing club has made its debut and joined the school’s long list of extracurricular activities. Led by coaches Anne Dougherty and Joe Creer, the team plans on competing in three meets in January, February, and March.  Drone racing first came to Minnesota high schools when Apple Val...

Remembering the Knight at the Bank

The BSM football team won their first State 4A Championship in program history by defeating the Winona Winhawks 31-28 on Friday, November 25, 2016.

Sport Writing Class of 2019, Guest Writers

December 20, 2019

The 2016 Benilde-St. Margaret's football season: a rollercoaster season in which the Red Knights endured injuries, suspensions, and tough losses, but one that also consisted of chemistry, triumph, and an unlikely state championship run. Even now––nearly three years later––the impact of the...

Insider look at boys’ hockey tryouts

Some of the boys who made the boys varsity hockey team pose for a photo.

Maddi Zachman, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Every year in early November, the BSM boys’ hockey tryouts begin. The tryouts last a week, and take place at the St. Louis Park Recreation Center, right down the road from BSM.  The tryouts start off easier and progressively get more intense throughout the week. "Monday and Tuesday are basicall...

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