Articles By: Janae Rempel

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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Warrior boys fall to Bennington, 54-47

The Marion boys’ basketball team split two Heart of America games last week, moving to 1-2 in league play, 3-6 overall. Bennington—Marion suffered a 54-47 defeat to the Bulldogs Friday. Marion trailed, 9-7 after one quarter, as Evann Heidebrecht drained a three-pointer, and Zachary Stuch­lik and Blaine Mermis each made two-point baskets. By halftime, however, Marion had taken a 22-21 […]

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Marion splits games with Bennington

The Marion basketball teams split games with Bennington Friday. The girls won, 35-25. The boys lost, 54-47. Girls—Marion defeated Bennington Friday, 35-25. The Warriors claimed a narrow, 8-7 lead through one quarter of play. Alli Molleker led all scorers in the period with four points. In the second quarter, Kourtney Hansen almost singlehandedly contributed to Marion’s scoring column, exploding with […]

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Palic leads MHS wrestlers with 2nd-place medal at Norton

Marion’s 12 wrestlers finished 12th of 19 teams participating in Norton’s J.R. Durham Invitational Friday and Saturday. The Warriors scored 51 points. Manhattan won with 170.5 followed by Garden City (158). “At Norton, like always, the competition was amazing,” coach Tyler McMich­ael said. “There were a lot of ranked wrestlers from all different classes. Going to Norton is a very […]

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Marion teams sweep Remington

The Marion basketball teams swept Remington on the road Tuesday. The girls won, 42-29. The boys won, 44-34. Girls—Having lost to Remington earlier in the season, Marion emerged victorious in Tuesday’s league contest by a 42-29 score. The Warriors lost a non-league matchup to the Broncos the first week of December, 42-35. Aided by a three-pointer and a pair of […]

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Marion splits games with Ell-Saline

The Marion basketball teams split their first games of 2018 Friday at Ell-Saline. The girls earned a convincing, 49-24, victory, while the boys suffered a 43-42 defeat. Girls—Marion defeated Ell-Saline, 49-24, Friday to kick-off the New Year. By the end of the first quarter, the Warriors had built a 12-4 advantage, scoring half of their points at the free-throw line. […]

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Hospitality over perfection

Hospitality over perfection

One of my family’s holiday traditions is making Christmas cookies. So, in the spirit of the season, a couple weeks ago I invited a few friends over to decorate cookies. In the planning stages of the party, however, my perfectionist brain faced a dilemma. Should I attempt to create decorated cookies that tasted delicious but didn’t look professionally made, or […]

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Bluejays battle tough teams at Holiday Classic- Women’s Basketball Results

Bluejays battle tough teams at Holiday Classic- Women’s Basketball Results

Taylor Deniston scores two of her 20 points in Saturday’s loss to Hastings College on Saturday. Deniston scored 19 points to lead the Bluejays to a 74-70 win over Valley City State on Friday. The Free Press Slow starts put the Tabor College women into a hole in their two Holiday Classic games Friday and Saturday, but the Bluejays came […]

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Tabor splits games with Valley City State

Tabor splits games with Valley City State

The Tabor College basketball teams split their first Holiday Classic games with Valley City State Friday. The Bluejay women earned a 74-70 overtime victory, while the men suffered a 71-66 defeat. Taylor Deniston Women—In a matchup of nationally-ranked teams that seemed fit for the NAIA’s biggest stage, the 17th-ranked Bluejays earned a 74-70 overtime win over 19th-ranked Valley City State […]

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Marion, Hillsboro host 16-team duals tourney

The Marion wrestling team finished seventh among 16 teams with a 3-2 record at the Marion County Duals hosted jointly by Marion and Hillsboro Friday. The event featured four, four-team pools, with two pools competing at Marion and two at Hillsboro. Marion went 2-1 in pool play, first coming from behind to defeat Rock Creek, 48-33, then defeating West Elk, […]

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