Articles By: Janae Rempel

Marion Track shows well at meet

The Marion track and field team competed at the Smoky Valley Invitational Friday. Anne Baliel paved the way for the girls’ team by placing second in the pole vault (10-0). Michaela Regnier was third in that event (8-6). Heidi Grimmett placed third in the 1600 (5:40.12) and anchored the third-place 4×400 relay with Baliel, Maria Stuchlik and Abigail Stuchlik (4:31.64). […]

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Marion sweeps Moundridge, Canton-Galva

The Marion baseball team improved to 4-0 in Heart of America competition, 9-1 overall with sweeps of Moundridge and Canton-Galva last week. “Outside of the first four and a half innings of the week, I thought we made some good strides again this week,” coach Roger Schroeder said. “I was pleased with the effort we put forth above all of […]

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Marion softball off to a good start

Marion softball off to a good start

Chisholm Waner fires a pitch during Game 2 with Moundridge Friday. Marion won, 17-16. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion softball team went 3-1 last week to improve to 4-0 in Heart of America league play, 5-3 overall. Moundridge—Marion swept the Wildcats Friday. The Warriors won Game 1, 11-1. After Moundridge scored in the opening inning, Marion took the […]

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Soyez represents at Herington course

Devin Soyez represented the combined Marion/Peabody-Burns golf team at its season-opening meet at Herington Tuesday. Soyez shot a 52 on the front nine and carded an 18-hole score of 109, good for 13th place among a field of 34 golfers. “Devin played well in the season-opener,” coach Tod Gordon said. “Devin was very excited to medal in the top 15. […]

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Marion Track has nice start at Peabody Meet

Marion Track has nice start at Peabody Meet

Heidi Grimmett winning the 1600m race at the Peabody track meet.Karrie Rathbone/Special to the Free Press The Marion track and field team participated in its first meets of the season last week. “We had a good first couple of meets,” coach Grant Thierolf said. “We are a long way from where we want to be at the end of the […]

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Marion baseball has nice start to season

The Marion baseball team went 3-1 last week to improve to 5-1 overall, 2-0 in Heart of America league play. Inman—Marion swept its first Heart of America league opponent Friday. The Warriors won Game 1, 10-3, overcoming what had been a 2-1 Inman lead after the first inning, but taking the lead for good with a two-run third inning, then […]

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Marion softball gets sweep in first league action of year

The Marion softball team swept Inman in its first Heart of America league doubleheader Friday. Marion won Game 1, 16-3 in six innings, recording 20 hits. Inman took a 3-0 lead after two innings, but Marion blew the game open with a 10-run top of the third inning and never looked back. The Warriors scored two runs in the fifth […]

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Marion track team has plenty of returning talent

Marion track team has plenty of returning talent

These seniors and returning state qualifiers will form a solid core for the Marion track and field team this season: (from left) Abigail Stuchlik, Anne Baliel, Alfwenna Meyer, Michaela Regnier, Noah Dalrymple, Emmy Hess, Colton Mercer, Charlie Nordquist, Maria Stuchlik. Not pictured: Drew Helmer. Janae Rempel / Free Press Anchored by six returning state qualifiers, the Marion track and field […]

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Marion-Peabody golf team hope to increase participation

Marion-Peabody golf team hope to increase participation

These seniors and returning letter-winners will form a solid core for the combined Marion and Peabody-Burns golf team this season: (from left) Devin Soyez, Ethan Darnall, Tabor Workman, Max Caldwell, Hap Waddell. Not pictured: Rowan Fay. Janae Rempel / Free Press The combined Marion/Peabody-Burns golf team will be led by Tod Gordon this season, who returns for his third stint—and […]

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Marion softball gets comfortable with new coach

Marion softball gets comfortable with new coach

These seniors and returning All-HOA honorees will anchor the Marion softball team this season for first-year coach Judy Noller: (from left) Chisholm Waner, Caitrin Kealy, Corrina Crabb, Destiny Boudreaux, Tori Shults, Laura Savage. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion softball program will have new leadership this season under the direction of first-year head coach Judy Noller. Having previously coached […]

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