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    Update -- 11/18/20:

    Football, Volleyball. Dance, Boys Basketball Grades 7-9, Girls Basketball 7/8 are the sports teams in season now.  All practices, games, meetings, or any team or small group event scheduled for Saturday 11/21 and beyond are suspended at this time until future notice. Further guidance will be provided as information becomes available.  At this time we anticipate a 4 week shut down. 

    The Football and Volleyball seasons will officially end on Friday night  Currently scheduled Football and Volleyball Banquets are required to move to an all virtual format. 

    As of Saturday 11/21, all other winter sports or off season conditioning, training or season preparation activities are suspended until further notice.  Athletes are not to meet up with other individuals or small groups to train on their own. This applies to all BSM athletes in all seasons. Individual training/conditioning on their own by themselves is allowed.  

    Ski teams are not exempt and your seasons are delayed as well.  Athletes can only ski as an individual or with family members but no activity with teammates.  Please make sure your captains know this as well.

    Coaches of MSHSL winter teams may give virtual instructions or workouts only starting on their currently scheduled MSHSL season start date. Once again any virtual workouts must be individual in nature but virtual interactions between athletes and coaches is encouraged once teams reach their official season start dates.  As more detailed information becomes available in regard to the winter season starting in person activity, it will be communicated. 

    Before and after school, all BSM facilities both indoors and outdoors are closed to student activity starting Saturday 11/21.

    Current all virtual activities such as Mock Trial, Knowledge Bowl, Math Team, Debate may continue in their all virtual format.  

    Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions.  Thank you for everyone’s cooperation. 

    Jerry Pettinger
    Athletics/Activities Director


    Due to Covid 19 & MN Dept. of Health Requirements  --- Tickets are limited/restricted for our sporting events.

    Unless you have access to a ticket --- please do not plan to attend in person.  We will post live streaming information on the general sports pages.

    Thank you for your cooperation!

    Football Post Season Games

    BSM Seniors Football Game Ticket Lottery

    BSM Students - SENIORS (Class of 2021) -- lottery system (HOME GAMES ONLY) Please follow link for Post season ticket information.

    WaitPool - Football Games

    Please follow link for details for Post Season games.

    Volleyball Spectators/Tickets

    Volleyball Spectators

    MN Dept. of Health's Stay Safe Guidelines have been updated to allow up to two (2) spectators per participant to an indoor event. Spectators MUST maintain at least 6 feet between households/spectator groups and remain at least 12 feet from the playing surface. Not all locations will be able to make these accommodations. Spectators should not plan to arrive too early. Players & Spectators will need to depart after matches have concluded. At this time we are requiring that families members who would like to attend -- max is up to two (2) per participant -- MUST complete this online registration form. Deadline will be Noon the day of the match. If not pre-registered and on the list --- spectators will not be able to enter/attend at game time. NO SUBSTITUTIONS.

    General Updates --

    Winter Sports Picture Day(s) --- online ordering  --- coming soon!

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    October 1, 2021 - MSHSL Update

    The MSHSL Board of Directors approved the start dates for Winter Sports today.   While there are many questions surrounding the winter seasons, much work needs to be done and information gathered.  Please stay tuned as we communicate details as they become available

    • November 9:  Dance Choreography only
    • November 16:  Dance Tryouts
    • November 23:   Boys' Hockey and Boys' Basketball
    • November 30:  Boys' Swim, Girls' Hockey, Nordic Ski, Alpine Ski and Wrestling
    • December 7:  Girls' Basketball

    BSM web pages will be updated as dates, calendars and schedules become available.


    Welcome to the BSM Red Knights athletics website!

    Get all your athletic/team information here -- schedules, coaches information, weather related updates, see photos and much much more!

    Benilde-St. Margaret's Athletics/Activities

    At Benilde-St. Margaret's, more than 90% of our students participate in at least one extracurricular program. We offer more than 20 different athletic programs across all three seasons. Many sports include teams at both the senior and junior high levels.

    Sports/Activities Registration -- What, When & How

    Information will be sent by email, in July,  to all current BSM Parent(s)/Guardian(s) and Students regarding the  the 2020-2021 school year relating to registrations for sports & activities. 

    There are several parts to this registration process.   Due to the requirement that these forms need to be completed on an annual basis - preference is that these forms are completed/taken care of before the school year begins.

    Items to Complete:

    Parent(s)/Guardian(s): (once - annual)

    • Parent/Guardian Contact information
    • MSHSL Eligibility Statement
    • Health Insurance Requirement
    • Release of Liability
    • MSHSL Annual Health Questionnaire (new form - see link)

    Student(s):  (needs to be completed prior to starting EACH season)

    • Student Contact information
    • MSHSL Eligibility Statement
    • Fall/Winter/Spring Sports/Activities registration

    Completion of these forms will assist the BSM Athletics/Activities Department in preparing for the upcoming sports/activities season and help to ensure that all coaches/advisors have complete and accurate lists of which students will be participating and are eligible to participate.
    Questions can be directed to

    Sports Physicals

    As a member school of the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) we are required to collect physicals AND Annual Health History for any student who will be participating in an extracurricular activity. 

    Physical Form ---

    • requirements:  dated within past 3 years, has a doctor's signature AND states "eligible to participate"
    • can accept any format that your doctor/clinic uses for a physical form.  Click here for a copy of MSHSL form if needed.
    • completed form(s) can be faxed at 952-926-5764 or emailed at

    New families and transfer students --- please note that your previous schools DO NOT forward physical forms as part of any record transfers.

    Please direct any questions regarding physicals to Judy Koski, BSM Athletic Department Administrative Assistant

    Athletic Department

    Jerry Pettinger

    Jerry Pettinger

    Athletics & Activities Director

    Phone: 952-915-4346

    Mark Snell

    Mark Snell

    Assistant Athletic Director / Boys' Cross Country Coach

    Phone: 952-915-4358 Ex 2423

    Judy Koski

    Judy Koski

    Athletics & Activities Administrative Assistant / Transportation & Parking

    Phone: 952-915-4346

    Quick Links

    Winter Sports/Activity Registration now open for STUDENTS!

    3) Student Registration Link

    1) Parent(s)/Guardian(s) Eligibility Links

    Email notification will be sent if this form needs to be completed by parent(s)/guardian(s).

    2) MSHSL Annual Health Questionnaire

    Email notification will be sent if this form is needed to be completed.

    MSHSL Annual Health Questionnaire (new form)

    Please complete one form for each student --- as required by the Minnesota State High School League. Thank you!

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