Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Around a dozen Benilde-St. Margaret's students are volunteering their time to design operating mechanisms for several puppets in the show.
Students from Benilde-St. Margaret's are helping with a production of "Seussical the Musical," set to take the stage late next month at the Chaska Valley Family Theatre. The entire production is being co-directed by father/daughter team of Mary Pat Ross, a sophomore at BSM, and her father, Randy. They're not the only Red Knight connection to the production, as student engineers at BSM are designing the operating mechanisms for several puppets in the Dr. Seuss-themed show. "It’s fun to be working with my dad on this project,” said Mary Pat. “It’s also fun to have my fellow Red Knights involved.” Benilde-St. Margaret's officials report approximately a dozen students have volunteered their time outside of regular class time for the BSM …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
In a post on his official CaringBridge site, Leslie Jablonski looks back on the past year of ups and downs for her family.
One year after Jack Jablonski—a Benilde-St. Margaret's student who was tragically injured during a hockey game—was first released from Sister Kenny Institute, his mother, Leslie, sat down to reflect upon what the past 12 months have meant for the family. In a recent post on Jack's CaringBridge page, Leslie looks back at the difficult road they've successfully navigated since her son was first discharged. She reports Jabs is "doing so well" and the entire family is "in a much better place." "The last year isn't one we'd necessarily want to revisit, but there are many, many moments we'll hold near and dear to our hearts," Leslie wrote. "We've been blessed to have so many incredible people in our lives. Without them, without you, we wouldn't …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The famous BSM student will be one of the Red Knights' four captains next season.
Jack Jablonski, a Benilde-St. Margaret's student who was tragically injured last January during a hockey game, has been named a captain of the Red Knights varsity team for the coming season. Acording to a recent post on Jack's CaringBridge page by his mother, Leslie, the announcement was made at the BSM hockey team's end-of-season banquet. "So unexpected, but so thrilling for him," she wrote. "Brought tears to a lot of eyes at the end-of-season banquet. Jack was beaming. And rightfully so. Thanks Coach Pauly." Jabs will serve as one of the team's four captains, alongside Spencer Naas, Johnny Austin and Ben Newhouse. Here is the full CaringBridge post: Happy Easter to All! Apologies for not posting in a while. Everything is good. As they…
Monday, March 11, 2013
The senior is the recipient of the 29th Mr. Hockey Award, presented annually to Minnesota's most outstanding boys high school hockey player.
Benilde-St. Margaret's senior Grant Besse may not have had a chance to skate in this year's state tournament, but he was still grinning by the end of the recent hockey-packed weekend. Besse, who is headed to the University of Wisconsin in the fall to play for the Badgers, was all smiles after being named Mr. Hockey Minnesota 2013 on Sunday, Mar. 10, by the Minnesota Minute Men. Besse is the 29th recipient of the annual award, given to Minnesota's most outstanding senior boys high school hockey player at the conclusion of the state tournament weekend. St. Thomas Academy's David Zevnik joined Besse in recognition Sunday, receiving the Frank Brimsek Award for being Minnesota's top senior goaltender. Besse's contributions to the Red Knights …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Grant Besse and Dan Labosky are in the running for the prestigious award. The winner will be announced on Sunday, Mar. 10, during the 29th annual Mr. Hockey Awards Banquet.
Benilde-St. Margaret's seniors Grant Besse and Dan Labosky are among 10 Minnesota hockey stars in the running for the 2013 Mr. Hockey Award. The Red Knight stars helped propel BSM to a state title last season, with Besse tallying all five of the team's goals in the championship game. Labosky has 11 goals and 46 assists during the 2012-13 season, while Besse has a monstrous 39 goals and 25 assists. The pair of BSM talents are two of 10 hockey players up for the annual award through the Minnesota Minute Men. They're joined by: Besse has committed to the play hockey at the University of Wisconsin, while Labosky will attend Colorado College. The 29th annual Mr. Hockey Awards Banquet will take place at noon on Sunday, Mar. 10, at the Grand …
Friday, November 2, 2012
The Red Knights defeated the Blake Bears 3-2 to win the Class 1A girls title.
The Benilde-St. Margaret's girls soccer team got redemption for last year's loss in the state title game, when it defeated Blake 3-2 to bring home the Class 1A girls title. The undefeated team (21-0-1) avenged its 2011 loss to the Blake Bears, thanks in part to an overtime free kick from Dana Buckhorn that deflected off of a Blake player into the net. The Red Knights also had a pair of clutch goals from Kelly Pannek. A special thanks to the Benilde-St. Margaret's Facebook page for sharing the wonderful photos of the girls' state title win. Like St. Louis Park Patch on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The Red Knights will face Blake in the championship game at 10 a.m. Thursday.
The Benilde-St. Margaret's girls soccer team has a chance to bring home the Minnesota State Class A title Thursday, Nov. 1, as they face Blake in the state tournament finals. In a rematch of last year's championship game, the Red Knights and Bears will square off at 10 a.m. in the Metrodome. Blake won last year's title game, defeating BSM 1-0. The girls earned their spot in the title match by surviving an intense semi-final bout with South St. Paul. Aleksa Tataryn and Maria Michels both scored goals for the Red Knights in regulation play, with the score tied at 2-2. A collision between players scored BSM a free kick, which Dana Buckhorn managed to sneak past the goalie to give the Red Knights the 3-2 win. Like St. Louis Park Patch on …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Creighton freshman Isaiah Zierden made First-Team All-State and All-Metro honors during his senior year at BSM.
Former Benilde-St. Margaret's basketball standout Isaiah Zierden is starting to make a name for himself outside of Minnesota. The 2012 First-Team All-State and All-Metro guard is a freshman this season with the Creighton Bluejays—a private university located in Omaha, NE—varsity basketball team. Bluejays sports website White & Blue Review conducted an interview with Zierden during a recent media day, when he told them a bit about the transition from high school basketball to playing at Division I level. "It's been a learning process," Zierden said. "In high school you can get away with relaxing on defense every now and then, but in college it's 100 percent all of the time." Creighton opens its regular season on Nov. 9 against North Texas…