Friday, June 29, 2012
Twenty-four Bolingbrook students were recognized for their academic excellence.
Benet Academy has released its first semester honor roll, which recognized several Bolingbrook students. Students who receive first honors boast a grade point average of 92 or higher, while those who make second honors have a GPA between 85 and 91. The Bolingbrook students who made honor roll are: First Honors Seniors: Rachel Bohac, Emma Stewart Juniors: Monica Narsolis, Marissa Tran Sophomores: Sarah Ford Frshmen: Emily Hauser, Joshua Martinez Second Honors Senior: Edward Moline Juniors: Joshua Castaneda, Kyle Dal Santo, Jerico Domingo, Elisabeth Hardin, Melanie Martinez, Anna Moline, Tyler Trester Sophomores: Brentyn Baccega, Katherine Norton, Francis O’Brien IV, Kevin Santiago, Victoria Tinman Freshemen: John Alde, John Claussen, …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Three Bolingbrook students made the cut.
Thursday, June 7, 2012
From Benet Academy: The National Honor Society is one of the nation's premier organizations established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1921. On Sunday, May 20th, new officers were installed and 161 students were inducted into the Benet Academy Chapter of the National Honor Society. Students are selected for membership in NHS based upon their outstanding performance in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Students inducted in NHS have met …
Monday, June 4, 2012
A Bolingbrook student was among the seniors honored.
Monday, June 4, 2012
from Benet Academy Benet Academy announced May 24 the 2012 seniors who received departmental or service awards. Emma Stewart of Bolingbrook was honored. Fr. Jude, a 1951 graduate of St. Procopius Academy, a religion teacher at Benet from 1960 through 1973, and its president from 1992 until his retirement earlier this year, has been a strong and tireless supporter of the Benet Academy Music Department. From 1999 to 2001 he spearhead the “Completing the Picture” capital campaign, the focal point of which was the construction of St. Daniel Hall with its excellent music performance and practice facilities. This year's recipient is Emma Stewart. Ms. Stewart is an instrumentalist who is a wonderful performer and amazing technician. She often …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
The nationally ranked Bolingbrook High School Lady Raiders play Benet Academy at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
The nationally ranked Bolingbrook High School Lady Raiders girls basketball team will continue their quest for a state title at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in a game against Benet Academy. The Lady Raiders, ranked fourth by USA Today, are coached by Tony Smith. Thursday night's winner will go on to meet the victor of a game between Trinity River Forest and Whitney Young, currently ranked No. 2 in the country by USA Today, at 8:10 p.m. Monday in the Hinsdale Central Supersectional. The Monday winner will continue on to play in the state semifinals at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 2 at Illinois State. Thursday night's game will be played at Neuqua Valley High School. GOING TO THE GAME? Be sure to email your photos, videos and feedback to Erin Sauder or …
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Vote for your favorite prep sports athlete in the southwest suburbs or write in an athlete you think deserves recognition.
Be heard by picking our Patch Athlete of the Week of the southwest for the week ending Oct. 23. Vote for one of the following (or write in your own candidate in the comments): Bolingbrook High School: Aaron Bailey, junior, quarterback. Bailey completed 6-of-8 passes for 110 yards and a touchdown and also rushed 10 times for 135 yards in a regular-season finale win over Lockport. Lemont High School: Damon Aleman, senior, quarterback. Aleman helped Lemont complete a perfect regular season by completing 6-of-10 passes for 161 yards and three touchdowns in the last game of the regular season. Benet: Kim Simmons, senior; Madeline Carney, senior, tennis players: Simmons and Carney won three matches to earn Benet six team points in the state meet…
Monday, June 20, 2011
The following Bolingbrook students made the second semester honor roll at Benet Academy.
Benet Academy announced its second semester honor roll Monday. Congratulations to the following Bolingbrook students who made the cut: First Honors Second Honors
Friday, February 25, 2011
Sports Writer Paul Johnson ranks the top five teams in the region, plus a short list of the next best teams.
1. Benet Academy (27-0): Benet is the talk of the nation after taking down the state’s No. 1 team, Simeon on Saturday. The Redwings soared to No. 6 in the USA Today poll and No. 1 in the Midwest. They’ll take their perfect record into the postseason next week at the Naperville North Regional. 2. Downers Grove South (23-3): The Mustangs quietly will ride into the postseason in Benet’s shadow, not having lost a game since Dec. 18. They’ll ride a 16-game win streak into the West Aurora Regional next week. 3. East Aurora (20-5): The Tomcats have won five straight after a three-game hiccup and still have a non-conference tune-up with Batavia Friday before starting their postseason journey. East Aurora headlines the Bolingbrook Regional next …
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Bolingbrook 64, Benet Academy 44. Bolingbrook's Ariel Massengale took it upon herself to carry her teammates to a sectional championship, pouring in a game-high 22 points in a 20-point win against Benet.
The Hot Read: Bolingbrook took Benet Academy's best shot in the first half of Thursday's Romeoville Sectional final, but the Lady Raiders delivered the opening salvo of the third quarter and didn't stop until they earned a 20-point victory and sectional championship. Bolingbrook captured its seventh consecutive sectional title with a 64-44 win. The Lady Raiders were led by McDonald's All-American Ariel Massengale, who bounced back from a sluggish semi-final performance to put up 22 points and four rebounds—the senior point guard put her teammates on her back and carried the bulk of the team's scoring. Junior Morgan Tuck scored 14 of her 15 points in the second half in support of Massengale's show-stopping performance. Benet opened the game…
Friday, February 18, 2011
Sports writer Paul Johnson ranks the region's top five boys basketball teams, plus a list of five knocking on the door.
1. Benet Academy (25-0): The game Illinois basketball fans have awaited for all season is finally here, the Redwings’ showdown with No. 1 Simeon Saturday at the UIC Pavilion. Simeon was knocking on the door of a No. 1 national ranking, but was knocked off by Whitney Young this week. Could a Benet win make it the state’s No. 1 team? 2. Downers Grove South (21-3): A 10-day layoff didn’t slow down the Mustangs against Leyden. Friday features a chance for DGS to wrap up the West Suburban Gold as the Mustangs host a tough Proviso East team. DGS beat the Pirates by 12 in January. 3. East Aurora (17-5): The Tomcats rebounded from three straight losses with three straight wins, including Neuqua Valley and cross-town rival West Aurora. They …
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Sports writer Paul Johnson ranks the region's top five girls basketball teams, plus a list of the five next best.
1. Bolingbrook (22-2): The Raiders continue to steamroll toward Normal, dominating a solid Homewood-Flossmoor team by 50 points and pummeling Plainfield East in the regional opener. Next up, Romeoville in the regional title game Thursday. 2. Benet Academy (22-6): The Redwings survived a tough test from Naperville North in the regional semifinals to set up a regional-title game against Wheaton Warrenville South at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Naperville North. 3. Naperville Central (23-8): The DuPage Valley Conference champions could face Neuqua Valley Friday for the regional title at East Aurora. The Redhawks slipped past Downers Grove North by nine in the regional opener, giving them 13 wins in their last 14 games. 4. Waubonsie Valley (23-4): …