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Varsity Girls Tennis Aced the Season

Caitlyn Allen '19

December 10, 2017

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The varsity girls tennis team accomplished a lot over a few months. Coach Michael Hand’s words were short but sweet regarding the girls' play this season. "The girls did a great job working together to accomplish the season...

Girls Golf Concludes a Great Season

Nicholas Magas '19

December 10, 2017

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This past month, the Benet girls golf team wrapped up their season, capping off a strong run with a team trip to the regional meet. The Lady Redwings didn’t lose a conference match, ousting Marian Central Catholic at Bonnie ...

Looking Back on Girls Volleyball 2017 Season

James Marshall IV '19

December 10, 2017

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  Another successful season is in the books for the Benet girls varsity volleyball team. They suffered heartbreaking defeat to eventual runner-up Minooka in the IHSA sectional championship. The Redwings close out t...

Girls Cross Country Finishes Strong at State

Kristine Allen '20

December 10, 2017

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The Benet girls cross country team ran home from the IHSA State Competition with 11th place overall. During the competition, 3 runners finished under 18 minutes for the 3 mile race. The team is in the 3A division, the top tier....

‘Tis the Season for Girls Basketball

Caitlin Cribari '19

December 10, 2017

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  It’s officially that time of the year again (no, not Christmas)! Benet girls basketball has returned, and the team is looking better than ever. Head coach, Joe Kilbride, says that his team consists of many unde...

2017 NFL Regular Season Rundown

Jacob Infante '19

November 28, 2017

Filed under Features, Sports

Although baseball claims the title “America’s pastime”, it has been statistically proven that football is actually the most-viewed sport in the United States. The NFL has become as much of a part of Sundays as going to church....

Five Benet Athletes Sign to College Teams

Julia Gallagher '18

November 17, 2017

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On Wednesday, November 8, five female Benet athletes signed their letters of intent for college sports teams. The official signings took place in St. Ronald lobby during senior homeroom. This day is the culmination of years of...

No. 17 Redwings Shock No. 1 Indians in Second Round Shutout

Jacob Infante '19

November 7, 2017

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The Benet Academy Redwings entered their Class 7A second-round matchup with seemingly very little chance of winning. After all, their opponents, the Hononegah Indians, were the top seed in the class and had yet to lose a single...

Redwings Fall to Redhawks on Senior Night

Jacob Infante '19

October 24, 2017

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It was too little, too late for the Benet Academy Redwings as they had the misfortune of facing the Marist Redhawks, who have been a juggernaut in Illinois high school football for years. Despite the odds being stacked against t...

Girls Varsity Tennis is Making a Racket

Inga Zlioba '20

October 23, 2017

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The girls varsity tennis team is doing exceptionally well this season. They have won multiple trophies and matchups against schools such as Saint Viator, Nazareth Academy, and Providence. They have also won competitions such as...

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