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   Lacrosse Magazine:  Leave the Hammy  (injury prevention tips from CEP trainer Shane Rye)

  FLN (Florida Lacrosse News):  Maria Dattolo Commits to Tufts University

  FLN (Florida Lacrosse News):  Riley Johnston Headed to Northwestern University

  US Lacrosse Magazine:  Boys US Lacrosse Year-End Top 10

Boys Varsity Lacrosse Final Four 
- Boys defeated St. Thomas 14-9 in semifinals 
- Advanced to state championship game vs. Orlando Lake Highland Prep 
- Finished FHSAA state runner-up (158 schools play varsity lacrosse) and
  were selected as ESPN 106.3 Team IP Team of the Week:

Congratulations to the boys and girls varsity lacrosse teams as they both defeated two very good Jupiter HS teams to win the 2014 district championships.  Both teams will advance to the FHSAA state playoffs.

Girls Lacrosse up to #5 in the South!!!!             Lacrosse Magazine online 

Boys lacrosse team finished #6 in Lax Magazine Southeast Regional poll, and girls lacrosse team finished #7.  Very impressive as this includes all states in the southeast that have lacrosse.


Congratulations to Coach Ron Ream! He will be inducted into the FACA (Florida Athletic Coaches Association) Hall of Fame in January. This is a tremendous honor only given to a very select few each year.

The Sun Sentinel informed us that we have been named small school athletic program of the year. The school is incredibly honored to be recognized this year. This is a great credit to our student-athletes (especially the class of 2014) and coaches. We also owe many thanks to the parents, teachers, board, BPA, staff, administrators and contributors who continuously support our athletic teams and student-athletes. Click HERE for online article.

Click HERE for a printer friendly listing of all varsity media awards for Fall 2013.


Buc Banter Online News

6/6/14     Media Names TBS Lacrosse Coaches and Players of the Year

5/7/14     Boys' Varsity Lacrosse Team Finishes State Runner-up

4/30/14   Boys' Varsity Lacrosse Team Advances to Final Four 

4/25/14   16 Senior Athletes Commit at Collegiate Signing Ceremony

4/21/14   Varsity Lacrosse Teams Win District Championships

4/14/14    Riley Burke '14 Makes FHSAA Academic All-State Team

4/3/14      Eighth Grader Emerging as Big-Time Lacrosse Player

3/30/14    Palm Beach Post Names Winter All-Area Teams

3/29/14    High School Baseball Network Features Varsity Bucs

1/27/14    Benjamin School Unveils Brand New Turf Field

1/5/14      Palm Beach Post Picks All-Area Fall Players of the Year and Coach of the Year

11/19/13   Class of 2014 Athletes Sign National Letters of Intent

10/3/13     Palm Beach Post Features Bucs Undefeated Volleyball Team

9/23/13     Benjamin School Grad Wins Leadership Award at FSU

State Track & Field Championships 
- Hannah Cogsil finished 3rd in high jump and 7th in triple jump 
- Izzy DeRosa finished 12th in triple jump

Congratulations to the girls varsity track and field team.  2014 District Champions!

Izzy DeRosa and Hannah Cogsil qualified for the FHSAA track & field state championships.



Congratulations to the boys and girls varsity tennis teams as they competed in the FHSAA district championships. The girls team won the tournament and the boys team finished runner-up.  Both teams will advance to the FHSAA regional semifinals on Tuesday, April 8 at 3 p.m. with the girls playing at home and the boys at St. Edwards.  Congratulations to the following student-athletes as they were district champions in their divisions: Ally Sexton (#1 girls), Juliette Mercadante (#3 girls), Velvet Sahm (#4 girls), Sydney Burnett (#5 girls), and Sahm/Mercadante (#2 girls doubles).



Garrett Donaldson signed a National Letter of Intent (full athletic scholarship) in early February to attend and play football at Fordham University in New York.



Arden Pettit scored her 1,000 point January 13, 2014 in girls basketball! This is quite a milestone and joins a few in the history of Benjamin who have achieved this goal. Arden signed an athletic scholarship earlier this fall to play softball at Stanford University.


Nick Wettermann finished 1st place at Palm Beach Gardens Wrestling Invitational.


Alessandra Baldari (8th grade) finished 5th in the 500 free and 12th in the 200 free at the FHSAA State Swimming and Diving Championships.


Congratulations to varsity girls golf as they finished 7th at the FHSAA State Golf Championships.

In addition, Caroline Araskog finished state runner-up (2nd) as an individual.



Jalen Ledger (2015) shot 66 at the American Heritage Invitational, setting a few records: 

1. Lago Mar Course Record 

2. American Heritage Invitational Record 

3. Benjamin School Low Score Record 

4. Lowest Under Par Benjamin School Record (-6)


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