Injury challenges Blazers: CSB pushes toward playoffs without Newton

Injury challenges Blazers: CSB pushes toward playoffs without Newton

By Megan Dierberger – [email protected]

The St. Ben’s basketball team faced a drastic change when senior point guard Alison Newton injured her left shoulder during the Augsburg game on Feb. 8.

Newton is out for the rest of the season and will get an MRI during spring break to look further at her shoulder. (more…)

CSB track and field prepares for indoor

By Megan Toninato – [email protected]

With just one meet to go before the MIAC indoor championships, the CSB track and field team is pushing their way to the top of the conference before the outdoor season begins.

The Blazers held a home meet at SJU on Feb. 11, and the team had another strong showing placing first over visiting Concordia, Minnesota-Morris and Augsburg. (more…)

Grappling their way back: After going 4-15 in dual matches last season, the SJU wrestling team improved to 6-5 this year. Their regional meet is Feb. 25.

Grappling their way back: After going 4-15 in dual matches last season, the SJU wrestling team improved to 6-5 this year. Their regional meet is Feb. 25.

By Brandon Spratt – [email protected]

Coming off what he says is a disappointing 2016 season, Teddy Erickson and the SJU wrestling team set high expectations for 2017.

“Our goal at the beginning of the season was to qualify all 10 guys (to the Division III National Championships on March 10-11),” Erickson said, an SJU senior in the 174-pound weight class. (more…)

Johnnies top 4 in a tough MIAC

By Drew Schoenbauer – [email protected]

The SJU basketball team has had quite the rollercoaster of a season.

The team has had some close wins and tough losses, but they’re still seated toward the top of the conference. They are currently sitting in fourth place behind Bethel, St. Thomas and Carleton. (more…)

SJU track and field begins year with win

By Brandon Spratt – [email protected]

SJU track and field had a successful season in 2016, but senior Paul Kohner thinks this season could be better.

“I think there’s a little bit of chatter going on about an outdoor conference championship,” said Kohner, who runs 400 and 800 meter races for SJU. (more…)

Diving into the record books

Diving into the record books

By Megan Toninato – [email protected]

First-year diver Maggie Pomerenke started her collegiate diving career just five months ago and she’s already made CSB history.

She stood atop the one-meter diving board on Jan. 28 and plummeted into the water recording the best 11-dive set in CSB swim and dive history. (more…)