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Credit: Tommy O'Laughlin

Johnnies reach for victory, come home tied

By Kevin Dudley
January 30th, 2016

Last Saturday at Carleton College, the Johnnie swim and dive team accomplished a feat that had never been done in the fifteen coaching seasons of Bill Saxton. The dual meet finished in a 150-150 tie. However, senior Paul Knaak was …
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Credit: Sean Donohue Saint John's University (Minn.)

Finding the back of the net

By Brett Zallek
January 30th, 2016

Two games, 14 goals. While scoring has been inconsistent at times throughout the season, the SJU hockey team’s offense broke out against Bethel with seven goals in each game. With the pair of wins, the Johnnies (8-9-2, MIAC 6-4-0) completed …
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Blazers getting out of the blocks

Blazers getting out of the blocks

By Annie Dittberner
January 30th, 2016

When the St. Ben’s track and field team finished sixth out of 12 teams at the MIAC Indoor Championships in 2015, the Blazers boasted one conference champion, three All-MIAC First Team winners, five All-MIAC Honorable Mention individual winners and one …
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5 Dollar Footlong

“It was magical”

By Haylee Myren
January 30th, 2016

The St. Ben’s dance team placed in the top five at the UDA College Nationals for the fourth straight year in the Open Pom competition. UDA College Nationals were held in Orlando, Florida on Jan. 17 at ESPN’s Wild World …
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Reflecting on a missed field goal

Reflecting on a missed field goal

By Tom Dierberger
January 22nd, 2016

Editor’s note: This article was written immediately following the Minnesota Vikings 10-9 loss in the playoffs to the Seattle Seahawks. The Record apologizes for the wet spots on the newspaper from the purple tears. He missed it. Profanity rained throughout …
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Alex Schmitt (1). Credit: Sean Donohue Saint John's University (Minn.)

Climbing to the top

By Annie Dittberner
January 22nd, 2016

Senior guards Alex Schmitt and Mitchell Kuck reign in the top two of the MIAC in four individual player stat categories. Schmitt ranks first in points scored, three-point makes and second in field goals made; Kuck leads the MIAC in …
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ElliMarvin

CSB Hockey Sweeps Oles

By Jake Schultz
January 22nd, 2016

It’s amazing what a series sweep can do for a team’s season. For the St. Ben’s hockey team (5-9-1, MIAC 3-4-1), it provided a much needed 180-degree switch that put the team back in playoff contention. The Blazers began the …
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CSB BBALL

Defense is key for Blazer basketball

By Brett Zallek
January 22nd, 2016

For some teams, the best offense is a good defense. For the CSB Blazer basketball team, that philosophy is holding true. While they have struggled with some inconsistency on the offensive end, their defense has been strong throughout the season. …
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Blazer swimmers break personal bests

Blazer swimmers break personal bests

By Haylee Myren
January 22nd, 2016

The College of St. Benedict swim and dive team scored twenty-seven individual-personal record times on Saturday at the Meet of the Saints, hosted by the University of St. Thomas. The swimmers and divers hadn’t competed for more than six weeks, …
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Gretchen Brown

Opinion: ‘We need a school of Blazers’

By Gretchen Brown
December 4th, 2015

Johnnies are always Johnnies, on the field, court, or in the classroom. Students at the University of Minnesota are always Gophers. I’m a Bennie. But am I a Blazer? I don’t feel like one. In a school like CSB with …
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