Benet Herald

An unfortunate end: Boys basketball falls in sectionals

Joy Jackson ‘21

April 1, 2019

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

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

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...

Boys basketball battles through tough loss to Marian Catholic

Caitlyn Allen '19, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

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

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

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...

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