Knight Errant

BSM Dance Team ready for Section Meet

BSM Dance Team ready for Section Meet

Dylan Hoen, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


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To say the BSM dance team has owned its competition lately is to say the ending to the Vikings’ win over New Orleans was mildly entertaining. The Knightettes have become accustomed to beating the competition, getting to the State tournament and coming home with hardware. A lot of hardware. There ...

Hockey teams fight cancer

Hockey teams fight cancer

Megan Olk, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


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The BSM Girls and Boys hockey teams are joining forces by raising money to fight cancer. The teams have paired up with the Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund, and all the money raised on this night will be donated to the fund to help those dealing with the challenges that come along with f...

Junior Ava Schieffert’s training work is leading to success

Junior Ava Schieffert’s training work is leading to success

Matt McGonigle, Staff Writer

January 28, 2018


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Ava Schieffert, a junior on the BSM Nordic team, has found great success this year, partly because of a unique training trip she took combined with her high school training. Each day, Schieffert skied roughly about 12 miles or more depending on what the focus of the day is. “It’s nice t...

Red Knight Alum competes in 2018 Olympics

Red Knight Alum competes in 2018 Olympics

Ingrid Lundberg, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


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For many kids, going to the Olympics and representing their country on the world’s greatest stage is only a dream, but for 2014 BSM graduate Kelly Pannek, it will become a reality. This winter at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Pannek will represent the United States on the ...

Athletes look forward to playing at the collegiate level

Athletes look forward to playing at the collegiate level

Frida Fortier, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


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Benilde-St. Margaret's takes pride in their excellent sports teams, but these sports wouldn’t have the success they’ve had without the strong athletes that hold the teams together. A couple of BSM students that especially excel in their sports are seniors Maddie Stoks, Claire Grazzini, and juniors St...

Assistant coaches lead the way from the sidelines

Assistant coaches lead the way from the sidelines

Dylan Hoen, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


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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

January 16, 2018


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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

January 16, 2018


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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