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Offense soars on St. Louis trip

by Luke Stanczyk SPORTS EDITOR On their annual season kick-off trip to the Gateway City, the Benedictine baseball team went 2-1, sweeping a doubleheader against Millikin University on Saturday and dropping a game to Fontbonne University on Sunday. In the first game of Saturday’s double header, the Eagles defeated the Big Blue of Millikin 13-5. … Continue reading

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Softball on top of preseason poll

Defending NAC champs set sights on repeat by Tom Brown STAFF WRITER After winning conference last season, the Benedictine Eagles softball team has been picked to finish in first in the 2012 Northern Athletics Conference preseason coaches’ poll. “It feels good to be number one,” said sophomore outfielder Kelly Mieszala. “It’s a good feeling knowing … Continue reading

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From the Sidelines: 3-14

by Luke Stanczyk (Sports Editor), John Pierri (Staff Writer), and Tom Brown (Staff Writer) 1. Who will win the NCAA Tournament? Tom Brown- Staff Writer- I think Kentucky will win the tournament. They have too many ways to beat you on the offensive side, and they are not too shabby defensively either. John Pierri- Staff … Continue reading

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Women’s Basketball Season Wrap Up

By Tom Brown STAFF WRITER   The Benedictine University Women’s basketball team finished the 2011-2012 season with a record of 10-16 and a 4-5 record in Northern Athletics Conference play. Their conference record was good enough to earn them a spot in the NAC postseason conference tournament as the eight seed, where they fell to … Continue reading

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From the Sidelines: 3-7-2012

1. Is Duke-North Carolina basketball the best rivalry in sports? Tom Brown- Staff Writer– As much as I love the Duke-UNC rivalry, I think the best rivalry in sports is Yankees-Red Sox. John Pierri- Staff Writer-I’m partial to the Cubs-Sox and Bears-Packers rivalries, but that’s just me. Luke Stanczyk- Staff Writer– Yes, I believe so. … Continue reading