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Minnesota ends first wolf season with as much controversy as when it started

Minnesota ends first wolf season with  as much controversy as when it started

Mary Pat Ross, Staff Writer

February 18, 2013


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Minnesota’s Great Lake Wolf was on the endangered species list for 39 years but that changed last January once the population exceeded 3,000 wolves. At the end of Minnesota’s first wolf hunting season controversy still remains on many key issues and no resolution seems to be in sight. On January...

Two seniors pursue their passion for skiing around the country

Two seniors pursue their passion for skiing around the country

Laura Lyon, Staff Writer

February 18, 2013


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Skiing is not only a sport, but a lifestyle, that demands passion and persistence. BSM’s alpine ski team puts hard work and energy towards becoming exceptional, which a reputation they’ve lived up to this past season. On February 13, four individuals from BSM participated in the state tournament,...

Knightettes take 2nd in State for jazz/funk

Knightettes take 2nd in State for jazz/funk

Katie Sisk, Print Editor-in-Chief

February 16, 2013


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The Red Knights earned red ribbons this weekend when Knightettes Jazz Dance Team took second place in the 2013 MSHSL Jazz State Dance Team Tournament on Friday, February 16 at the Target Center. This year’s state tournament resembled last year’s, with Chaska taking first place and Totino Grace following...

Wrestling team gains prominence amongst winter sports

Wrestling team gains prominence amongst winter sports

Andrew Birkeland, Staff Writer

February 15, 2013


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With hockey drawing the most fan attention during the winter season, the Red Knight wrestling team is making its case for being in the winter-sport discussion. The arrival of Head Coach Mr. Larry Allar five years ago brought the program to another level and with an improvement in facilities the progr...

IBA provides students with fun, popular after school activity

IBA provides students with fun, popular after school activity

Will Jarvis, Staff Writer

February 8, 2013


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Walk into the Haben Center on any given Tuesday or Friday afternoon in the winter and you’ll find a sea of students participating in one of the most popular activities at Benilde-St. Margaret’s: Intramural Basketball. Donning a variety of NBA and college basketball jerseys, teachers and students...

Senior boys create fantasy high school hockey league

Senior boys create fantasy high school hockey league

Will Jarvis, Staff Writer

February 7, 2013


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Minneapolis Novas forward Henry Christman scored four goals against Becker/Big Lake on January 15, and senior Tommy Sprenger was psyched. There’s a very good reason Sprenger, a passionate high-school hockey fan and devoted team owner, would be thrilled at the news of success from a player from a diffe...

In order to be competitive in elite athletics, students pay a high price

In order to be competitive in elite athletics, students pay a high price

Anne Arnason, Staff Writer

February 1, 2013


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At BSM, where athletics dominate many students’ lives, participation in sports is something taken for granted. Athletes don’t often realize how quickly the cost of playing a sport adds up, especially at the elite levels that many BSM athletes compete at. The reality of the matter is that the cost...

Three percent budget increase results in potential cuts to next year’s faculty, staff, and programs

Ruby Ford and Katie Sisk

February 1, 2013


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As teachers and parents alike received letters in the mail from the Benilde-St. Margaret’s administration this past week about next year’s tuition and budget plan, the reactions ranged from fear to relief, depending on the respective recipients. The Benilde-St. Margaret’s Board of Directors...

Minnesota schools struggle through flu season

Minnesota schools struggle through flu season

Jason Kang, Staff Writer

January 30, 2013


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After coming off a mild flu season last year, Minnesota is on the brink of an all-out epidemic. With 112 schools reporting flu outbreaks, Benilde-St. Margaret’s and the surrounding communities are taking maximum precautions against the flu in attempt to stop it before it becomes uncontrollable. Since...

The Red Knight in blue: Kelly Pannek shines on Team USA

The Red Knight in blue: Kelly Pannek shines on Team USA

Thomas Muenzberg, Staff Writer

January 30, 2013


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Kelly Pannek is only a junior but she’s already a high school hockey superstar; All-Conference her freshman and sophomore seasons, team captain as a sophomore, All-State as a sophomore, Star Tribune All-Metro second team as a sophomore, and a state record for scoring three goals in 22 seconds. She...

Three seniors show business savvy

Three seniors show business savvy

Megan Pohle and Stephen Jacobs

January 25, 2013


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For the past few years, three Benilde St-Margaret’s seniors have dedicated time and talent to create their own businesses and showcase their entrepreneurial skills. Each student infused their own passion with their business savvy to design clothing, fix electronics and even give back to the co...

Hockey Day MN: Boys fall to Grand Rapids in freezing weather

Hockey Day MN: Boys fall to Grand Rapids in freezing weather

Will Jarvis, Staff Writer

January 24, 2013


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On Saturday, January 19, hockey fanatics around the state woke up to their favorite holiday of the year, an almost religious celebration for these zealots: Hockey Day Minnesota. The sport these fanatics so deeply connect with is televised all day, ranging from high school hockey to the NHL. Thirty-...

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