Knight Errant

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


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

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 girls' swim tea...

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...

BSM girls’ basketball off to a great start

BSM girls’ basketball off to a great start

Katie Hansen, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, TOP STORIES, Winter Sports

The BSM girls’ basketball team has been working hard and training a lot, which has led to success thus far. This year, the basketball team has gotten new coaches: Coach Mike Swann, Coach Snell, and Coach Lindsey. They hope to bring something new to help the team succeed. With the majority of competitor...

BSM boys’ basketball loses in a close game to rival Edina

BSM boys’ basketball loses in a close game to rival Edina

Braeden Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, TOP STORIES, Winter Sports

The BSM boys’ basketball team traveled down Highway 100 South on Tuesday in a clash against Edina. The basketball team just came up short against Columbia Heights last Friday, thanks to a last second buzzer beater. The atmosphere at school was one of strictly business. Whether its hockey or basketbal...

BSM alpine ski started practicing before first snow fall

BSM alpine ski started practicing before first snow fall

Truman Kinne, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SPORTS, TOP STORIES, VIDEOS, Winter Sports

The BSM alpine ski season has begun.  After a warm and long fall, the alpine ski team members are ready to hit the slopes again. Last Monday, the alpine ski team embarked on its first practice at Hyland Hills in Bloomington. As an outdoor winter sport, the weather guides the timeline of most pract...

BSM nordic ski is ready for a successful season

BSM nordic ski is ready for a successful season

Johnny Brask, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES, Winter Sports

BSM nordic skiing is ready for a big year, and they are hoping their veteran leadership and strong skiers will lead them to success. Nordic is coached by new head coach Kate Hokanson and returning assistant Jim Wander. Led by senior captains Clyde Selke, Sammi Tarnowski, Tracy Renier, Nicole Dorn and jun...

BSM nordic has a new coach

BSM nordic has a new coach

Lorenzo Cerda, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES, Winter Sports

BSM nordic skiing is starting the season strong with a new head coach, big goals, and a unique new training philosophy. Katherine Hokanson, a three year nordic coach, will be taking the reins as the head coach of the BSM nordic team. Katherine has a family and background rooted in nordic skiing. She at...

BSM boys’ swim hopes to find success individually and as a team

BSM boys’ swim hopes to find success individually and as a team

Buzz Williams, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, TOP STORIES, Winter Sports

Winter has arrived, which means, once again, it is time to “pack the pool”. With many returning swimmers and new talent, the BSM boys’ swim team has high hopes for this upcoming season. Senior captain Michael Hunter has many personal goals for this season. “I want to go to State in all four o...

Boys’ hockey looks to bounce back after tough season

Boys’ hockey looks to bounce back after tough season

Lorenzo Cerda, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, TOP STORIES, Winter Sports

The boys’ hockey team is looking to make big strides this year, thanks to strong leadership and a challenging off-season training regimen. With a strong core of experienced and talented seniors, an Orono transfer, and many new skilled freshmen, the team comes into the season mentally and physically ...

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