Knight Errant

BSM track team finishes well at Cooper

April 23, 2008


Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports

Yesterday, BSM girls track team dominated in their meet against Cooper and Fridley at Cooper while the boys had a strong showing, finishing third. Some girl standouts were sophomore Hannah Horner winning high jump, and freshman Kackie Dankbar winning long jump. Captains Colleen Ruane, Susan Kenzie,...

Baseball Team loses to Chisago 7-8

April 18, 2008


Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports

The wind did not blow in favor of the varsity baseball team who faced surprising defeat to Chisago Lakes on Tuesday, April 15. BSM played against Chisago in Chisago and the final score was BSM 7, Chisago 8. Weather conditions—wind gusts of 18 miles per hour—were speculated a major factor in the...

Boys’ Tennis takes out St. Louis Park

April 16, 2008


Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports

The varsity boy’s tennis team beat rival St. Louis Park in their match on Wednesday, April 15.  Both teams are considered the top teams in their conference, and the match was considered one of the biggest this season. The match was close with BSM winning 4-3. Senior Brian McCarthy won at one singles,...

Girls’ Softball ready to roll

Girls’ Softball ready to roll

April 16, 2008


Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports

This just may be the year that the Red Knight softball team stands out from all the rest. The impressive lineup boasts eight returning starters; six of them are seniors who have been on varsity since their freshman year. The pitching staff includes seniors Britt Stewart and Rachel Tondryk, notab...

Liriano rises, Twins fall

April 15, 2008


Filed under SPORTS

A year and a half and one major surgery later Francisco Liriano is back in the majors.  Will he ever be able to return to his previous dominance?  Will the surgery hinder his ability to throw that devastating slider?  Can the Twins survive without him?  All of these questions have surrounded the...

Rain sends Track team indoors

April 11, 2008


Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports

BSM’s track and field team is not letting the weather affect them this season; over 100 athletes and lots of returning upperclassmen have been hurdling and sprinting down the main hallway, in order to get in shape for the first track meet on Thursday, April 17. The captains are planning on leading...

Baseball Team wins regular season opener

April 10, 2008


Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports

Thanks to seven solid innings of pitching by senior Jack Dwyer, the boys’ baseball team started their regular season off with a victory, defeating conference rival St. Louis Park 2-1 on Wednesday, April 9. Dwyer dominated the St. Louis Park lineup, only giving up one unearned run and pitching a...

Varsity Baseball team warms up over Spring break

April 3, 2008


Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports

While many students spent their spring breaks soaking up the sun, the BSM varsity baseball team (listed as one of the Star Tribune’s ten teams to watch) was hard at work. Making their annual spring training trip to Fort Meyers, Florida, the team dedicated the week to focusing on baseball. With the...

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...

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