Joey Spahn Sports Editor Over her past 4 years here at Benedictine, Emma Roberts has felt the positive impact of the sport grow on her thanks to her teammates, coaches and friends. All the things she’s learned throughout these past seasons has inspired her headband quote, “Keep the Focus on Fun”. Over this past weekend, … Continue reading Roberts Wins Another Conference Title
Tim Folliard Sports Writer The NACC started their postseason tournament this past weekend. Both the men’s and women’s teams were able to qualify after strong regular season performances. The men advanced with a 3-2 victory and the women lost 1-0 in overtime. Men’s Soccer After trailing for nearly 70 minutes, Benedictine was able to score … Continue reading NACC Soccer Quarterfinals: Men Comeback to Win; Women Fall Short In OT
Tim Folliard Sports Writer Kicking a field goal in wet and windy conditions is not an easy task. To add to the challenge, the game is on the line. But despite these challenges, freshman kicker, Tanner Mateus made the 18-yard field goal and Benedictine beat Eureka College in a slugfest 17-14. Most of the … Continue reading Football Beats Eureka to Remain Undefeated in Conference
Joey Spahn Sports Editor The NBA is facing serous backlash from China over a seven-word tweet from the Houston Rockets General Manager, Daryl Morey, who within minutes created an economic and social meltdown. Earlier this October, Morey tweeted, “Fight for freedom. Stand with Hong Kong.” This tweet was to show support for the pro-democracy protestors … Continue reading What Is Going on With the NBA and China?
Joey Spahn Sports Editor CHICAGO – After last Sunday’s nightmare 36-25 loss against the New Orleans Saints, fans are left questioning – Will the Bears make the playoffs? At the start of the season, the Bears were predicted to not only win, but dominate the NFC North. However, with a 3-3 record and lackluster offensive … Continue reading Are the Bears Headed for Hibernation?
Tim Folliard Sports Writer LISLE - The Benedictine women’s volleyball team has put together a very successful season. After a win against MSOE and a loss to Concordia University Wisconsin this past weekend, they are currently 15-6 and are in position to secure a berth in the conference postseason tournament. “Our main goal for the … Continue reading Women’s Volleyball in Position for a Postseason Push
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Tim Folliard Sports Writer LISLE - Benedictine was able to strike first in overtime to defeat Edgewood by a score of 3-2. The game-winning goal was scored by freshman, Alex Pillath. Benedictine Senior, Aldreiron Smith, scored the lone goal of the first half in the 19th minute. After an Edgewood player received a red card … Continue reading Men’s Soccer Wins Overtime Thriller