Articles By: Janae Rempel

Trojans girls get win over Marion

Trojans girls get win over Marion

arion’s Megan Neufeld is guarded by Hillsboro’s Tuesday Weisbeck during the first half Tuesday. Hillsboro won, 42-27. A big second-quarter effort propelled the Hillsboro girls’ basketball team to a 42-27 victory over Marion Tuesday. After a low-scoring first period, which ended with Hillsboro leading, 8-5, the Trojans blew the game open by outscoring the Warriors, 16-3, in the second quarter, […]

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Marion edges Hillsboro in close battle, 54-52

Marion edges Hillsboro in close battle, 54-52

Marion’s Sam Zinn shoots for two as Hillsboro’s Caleb Potucek defends during the first half Tuesday. Zinn scored a game-high 19 points in Marion’s 54-52 win. Janae Rempel / Free Press In a highly-contested battle between two Marion County teams, the Marion boys’ basketball team held a two-point advantage over Hillsboro when the final buzzer sounded Tuesday, 54-52. Hillsboro led, […]

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Marion finishes 2-1 in annual Classic

Marion finishes 2-1 in annual Classic

Chase Stringer shoots the game-winning shot to put Marion in front of Wichita Home School, 60-58, as time expired Thursday. Stringer scored 10 points and had 12 rebounds. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion boys’ basketball team went 2-1 in the Marion Classic last week, concluding play with a 75-18 victory over Peabody-Burns Saturday. Marion built a 25-8 lead […]

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Warrior girls go 1-2 at annual Marion Classic

Warrior girls go 1-2 at annual Marion Classic

Corrina Crabb shoots for two during the second quarter with Wichita Home School Thursday. Crabb led Marion’s scoring effort with 11 points in Marion’s 47-31 loss. Janae Rempel / Free Press The Marion girls’ basketball team went 1-2 in the Marion Classic last week, ending on a high note with a 48-13 victory over Peabody-Burns Saturday. The home Warriors outscored […]

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Cold brings thoughts of baseball

This wintry weather has me dreaming of baseball and sunshine and warm summer days. That reminds me, I need to start planning my next baseball trip. Each summer, I try to attend a game at a new Major League Baseball ballpark, with the goal to watch a game in all 30. I’ve got exactly 26 to go, so at this […]

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Marion gets opening night victory, 67-49

The Marion boys’ basketball team hit the ground running with a 67-49 victory over Southeast of Saline to open the season Friday. Led by Sam Zinn and Chase Stringer, who scored 27 and 20 points, respectively, Marion established the lead early, bursting to a 14-5 advantage after the first quarter, and 35-18 at halftime. The Trojans made a second-half rally, […]

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Warrior girls drop first game

The Marion girls’ basketball team suffered a season-opening loss to Southeast of Saline Friday, 46-11. “We are a very inexperienced team,” coach Kelly Robson said. “We only have one player with any varsity experience, and varsity games are much different than JV games. The speed and intensity are different, and we will need to learn that lesson.” SES built a […]

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Marion boys ready to take the court with new coach

Marion boys ready to take the court with new coach

These seniors and returning letter-winners will anchor the Marion boys basketball team this season. They are, from left, Luke Dawson, Hunter Helmer, Jaxton Tracy, Noah Dalrymple, Sam Zinn, Eli Hett, Chase Stringer, Evann Heidebrecht, Brandon Nguyen. The Marion boys basketball team will look to improve on last year’s 8-13 record under the direction of Terry Edwards, who enters his first […]

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Warriors to feature new faces, same  determination

Warriors to feature new faces, same determination

These seniors and returning letter-winners will anchor the Marion girls. basketball team this season They are, from left, Michaela Regnier, Maria Stuchlik, Destiny Boudreaux, and Corrina Crabb. Not pictured: Sam Kelsey. Having lost six seniors to graduation a year ago, the Marion girls basketball team will see some new faces on the court this season under the direction of seventh-year […]

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Marion wrestlers to lean on state experience

Marion wrestlers to lean on state experience

These seniors and returning letter-winners will anchor a young Marion wrestling team this season. They are, from left, Luke Lanning, Calib Mallory, Charlie Nordquist, Will Alleven, Ethan Darnall, Forest Slater, Todd Palic. Two returning state qualifiers will lead a young Marion wrestling team this season under the direction of third-year coach Tyler McMichael. Marion’s two seniors, Charlie Nordquist and Ethan […]

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