Benet Herald

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

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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 ...

Redwings demolish St. Viator 42-14 in Homecoming showdown

Jacob Infante ‘19, Co-Editor in Chief

October 11, 2018

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Homecoming week is one of the most eventful weeks of the school year at Benet Academy. One of the biggest events on the schedule is the annual Homecoming football game. This was certainly no exception this year, when the Redwings bl...

Back to back: Benet hockey wins Belle Tire Classic for second consecutive year

Sean Barrett ‘19, Boys Sports Head Writer

October 11, 2018

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Over the last weekend of September, the Benet Academy Redwings hockey team won the Belle Tire Back to School Classic in Detroit for the second consecutive season. The Redwings played in five games and won four of them. They bega...

Girls volleyball keeps eyes on postseason

Ben Keating ‘19

October 11, 2018

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The Benet Academy Redwings girls volleyball team is off to a promising start, kicking off the 2018 season with a 23-4 record. Due to their phenomenal record, the girls are ranked second in the state of Illinois. “Our greates...

Girls tennis swinging into the new season

Alexis Boundas ‘19

October 11, 2018

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Twenty-four girls strong, the Benet Academy Redwings varsity girls tennis team is serving it up with each match. With 14 wins and only three losses, this year’s Redwings squad is breezing through the competition. Losing th...

Redwings crumble at hands of Nazareth, lose 45-7

Jacob Infante ‘19, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2018

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To paraphrase the band Earth, Wind and Fire, the 21st night of September was not one to remember for the Benet Academy Redwings football team. After a heated week of trash talking with the rival Nazareth Academy Roadrunners, the...

Boys Varsity Soccer Continues Grind with Promising Results

Nate Yep ‘20

September 30, 2018

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The Benet Academy boys varsity soccer team is ready for revenge as they dive into a new season. Benet is currently 6-2-1 in their regular season and 2-0 in conference as of September 13. The Redwings have several talented players o...

Boys cross country races through bright season

Will Bartenhagen ‘19

September 20, 2018

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The Benet Academy boys cross country team has started off their season strong, proving themselves to be a state contender in the 2A division. At the Artman Invitational on September 6, Benet won both the varsity and freshman/s...

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