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Coach Heidkamp discusses hopes for postseason, new style of Benet basketball

Caitlyn Allen ‘19, Sports Section Editor

February 19, 2019

Filed under Sports

Two IHSA State Championships, four Conference Championships, four Sectional titles— over the course of eleven years. Benet Academy boys basketball head coach Gene Heidkamp has had the opportunity to coach incredible teams, each...

Boys basketball battles through tough loss to Marian Catholic

Caitlyn Allen '19, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

Filed under Sports

A deafening crowd donning sports jerseys packed St. Ronald gymnasium with sports Friday night to support the Benet Academy Redwings boys basketball team against their longtime rival, the Marian Catholic Spartans. WCIU’s...

Benet triumphs over Nazareth 53-44 in crucial conference matchup

Jacob Infante ‘19, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2019

Filed under Sports

Despite the heated rivalry between the two teams, the Benet Academy boys basketball team saw their matchup against Nazareth Academy on January 11 as merely another conference game. That’s not to say that this game was not i...

Benet girls basketball off to a hot start

Joy Jackson ‘21

January 8, 2019

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The Benet Academy girls varsity basketball team is well into a victorious season. Coached by veteran Joe Kilbride, the varsity roster consists of a star-studded cast like Wisconsin-committed junior Brooke Schamrek, and seniors La...

Boys basketball catching fire early in the season

Sean Barrett ‘19, Lead Boys Sports Writer

December 14, 2018

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The Benet Academy Redwings basketball team is off to a strong start for the 2018-2019 season. The Redwings are 8-1 through nine games, with their only loss being an overtime thriller against undefeated York High School. Benet is seen...

Girls swimming’s record-breaking season comes to an end

Mackenzie Keating ‘19

December 13, 2018

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The Benet Academy girls swim team’s record-breaking season has come to an end. Their regular season was successful, as they ended up advancing to the conference championship due to their regular season performance. The season ...

Redwings fall to Warriors 20-18 in first round of IHSA playoffs

Sean Barrett ‘19, Boys Sports Head Writer

November 8, 2018

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The Benet Academy Redwings football team had a good season, but in the end, they came up short in the state playoffs. The Redwings made the IHSA playoffs for the seventh consecutive year, after finishing the regular season wi...

Boys golf finishes an un-fore-gettable season

Alexis Boundas ‘19

November 1, 2018

Filed under Sports

This season, the twelve young men on the Benet Academy varsity golf team were successful in their journey to the IHSA State Competition. The trip to state, though, was long and arduous. Since their first invitational tournament o...

Boys soccer ends spectacular season with crushing loss to Lake Park

Joel Wanta ‘19

November 1, 2018

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The Benet Academy varsity soccer team wrapped up their run in the playoffs with a final record of 17-4-1. Having a combined 13 shutouts and total of 70 goals, their season ended on a strong note. The Redwings’ soccer program ...

Redwings lose to RedHawks 24-7, end regular season at 6-3

Caitlyn Allen ‘19, Sports Editor

October 25, 2018

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Last Friday pitted the Benet Academy Redwings varsity football squad against the third-ranked team in Illinois, the Marist RedHawks. The RedHawks were 7-1 going into the game, with the Redwings close behind at 6-2. Benet had ...

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