Benet Herald

Girls soccer kicks off new season with a hot streak

Jacob Infante ‘19, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 11, 2019

Filed under Sports

The Benet Academy Redwings girls soccer team saw their season end in the Class 2A Super Sectionals last year. While a postseason appearance is a commendable effort, that is not enough for this year’s group. This year, they want to ...

Boys state swimming: Recap from a swimmer’s perspective

Ryan Flynn ‘19, School News Head Writer

April 9, 2019

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High school swimming is a lot different than other high school sports. In almost all high school sports, making it to state requires having enough wins and winning all of your playoff games. In swimming, in order to qualify f...

An unfortunate end: Boys basketball falls in sectionals

Joy Jackson ‘21

April 1, 2019

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The Benet Academy Redwings varsity boys basketball team capped off a very successful season with an unfortunate result. With a final record of twenty-four wins and eight losses, the team accomplished much under head coach Gene Heid...

Confidence and chemistry: Breaking down the Benet baseball team

Jack McGrath ‘19

April 1, 2019

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The Benet Academy varsity baseball team has already shaken off any worries of another slow start this season. The varsity squad kicked off the year by picking up a couple of wins on a recent trip downstate to the southern Illin...

Amid youth movement, girls lacrosse starts off new season with a bang

Lauren Glynn ‘19

April 1, 2019

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With three wins already under their belt and several more games on the way, the Benet Academy varsity girls lacrosse team is prepared for an exciting season. The team suffered a loss of fourteen senior players last season, but...

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

Caitlyn Allen ‘19, Sports Section Editor

February 19, 2019

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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

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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...

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