Articles By: Janae Rempel

Marion splits games at Moundridge

Marion split two games at Moundridge Tuesday. The girls won, 37-36, and the boys lost, 78-69. Girls—A last-second basket by Courtney Herzet lifted Marion past Moundridge Tuesday, 37-36. Marion trailed at the end of the first three quarters, and in the first half, Kourtney Hansen and Alli Molleker accounted for all of Marion’s points. The Warriors trailed, 11-7, after one […]

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Marion splits non-league games with Council Grove

Marion splits non-league games with Council Grove

Marion split a pair of basketball games with Council Grove Thursday night. The girls lost, 52-48, and the boys won, 61-52. Jessi Lewman Girls—Marion could not hang on down the stretch in a 52-48 loss to Council Grove Thursday. The teams traded scores in the first quarter, as Sam Richmond scored five of Marion’s first six points. A 5-2 run […]

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Marion girls capture first at Cougar Classic

Marion girls capture first at Cougar Classic

Alli Molleker dribbles past a Rural Vista defender during the first half of Saturday’s championship game. Molleker scored seven points in Marion’s 49-42 victory. The Marion girls’ basketball team went 3-0 in three days to win the Cougar Classic tournament last week, sealing the title with a 49-42 victory over Rural Vista on Saturday. The Warriors endured a slow start […]

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Warrior boys claim 3rd at Centre tournament

Warrior boys claim 3rd at Centre tournament

Sam Zinn shoots for two during the fourth quarter against Rural Vista on Saturday. Zinn scored 12 points in Marion’s 62-53 win. The Marion boys’ basketball team finished third in the Cougar Classic tournament with a 2-1 record after earning a 62-53 victory over Rural Vista Saturday. Marion led a majority of the first quarter, propelled by Zachary Stuchlik, who […]

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McLinden leads Marion wrestlers with weight class title at Eureka

The Marion wrestling team finished fifth among 22 teams competing at the Eureka Invitational Satur­day with 103.5 points. Burlington won the team title with 192, followed by Rose Hill (159.5), Clearwater (138) and Caney Valley (112). “Last weekend (at Hal­stead), we had a problem with not giving every match our 100 percent effort, and it showed,” coach Tyler McMichael said. […]

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Marion sweeps Rural Vista to conclude Cougar Classic

Marion swept Rural Vista in its final games of the Cougar Classic Saturday. The girls won, 49-42. The boys won, 62-53. Girls—The Marion girls’ basketball team won the Cougar Classic tournament Saturday with a 49-42 victory over Rural Vista. But the Warriors endured a slow start offensively, allowing the Heat to claim an early lead. When Marion made just one […]

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Marion splits games with Centre on Day 2 of Cougar Classic

Marion split two games with Centre Friday on Day 2 of the Cougar Classic tournament. The girls won, 59-31. The boys lost, 77-71. Girls—Marion rolled to a 59-31 victory over host Centre Friday in Game 2 of the Cougar Classic. Kourtney Hansen paved the way for the Warriors with 26 points, including 13 in the first period to contribute to […]

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Marion wins first games of Cougar Classic

Marion kicked off the Cougar Classic tournament Thursday with a pair of victories. The girls defeated Wakefield, 47-29. The boys defeated Solomon, 72-57. Girls—The Marion girls opened play in the Cougar Classic tournament with a 47-29 victory over Wakefield Thursday. Kourtney Hansen scored eight points in the first quarter to lead Marion to a 15-4 lead by the first break. […]

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MHS wrestlers fifth at Halstead

MHS wrestlers fifth at Halstead

Marion’s Ethan Darnall, battling in the 132-pound lcass, grapples with his opening opponent before pinning him. He finished second in his weight class with a 3-1 record. Propelled by two first-place medalists and a second-place finisher, Marion tied for fifth place among 22 teams competing at the Halstead Invitational Friday and Saturday. Marion scored 106.5 points to tie with Remington […]

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MHS girls win two more HOA games

MHS girls win two more HOA games

Gerald Wiens photo<p>Marion’s Corinna Crab elevates for a lyaup during the Warriors’ home game on Friday against Bennington. The Warriors were victorious, 36-25, and improved to 7-2 for the season and 3-0 in the HOA. The Marion girls’ basketball team earned two Heart of America wins last week to improve to 3-0 in league play, 7-2 overall. Bennington—Marion defeated the […]

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