Benet Herald

Benet girls basketball off to a hot start

Joy Jackson ‘21

January 8, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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