Articles By: Janae Rempel

Warrior boys defeat Wichita Independent

The Marion boys earned their second win of the season by defeating Wichita Independent, 59-49, Friday at the Heart of America and Central Plains league challenge in McPherson. The Warriors built a 17-8 lead by the end of the firs quarter, led by Sam Zinn, who scored six points. “We got off to a 9-0 or 10-0 run,” coach Randy […]

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Marion girls come up short against CPL team

The Marion girls suffered a 50-35 loss to Wichita Independent Friday at the Heart of America and Central Plains league challenge in McPherson. The Warriors struggled to contain Lea Coccetella and Janell Douvier, who combined for 35 of Independent’s points. Coccetella made five three-pointers. “We knew Coccetella was a good shooter and player in general, we just didn’t realize how […]

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Marion splits games with Wichita Independent

Marion split a pair of games with Wichita Independent Friday in the HOA-CPL challenge in McPherson. The girls lost, 50-35, and the boys won, 59-49. Girls—The Marion girls suffered a 50-35 loss to Wichita Independent Friday in the HOA-CPL challenge in McPherson. The Warriors struggled to contain Lea Coccetella and Janell Douvier who together accounted for 35 of Independent’s points. […]

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MHS girls place third at Classic

The Marion girls concluded play in the Marion Classic with a 41-27 victory over Eureka Saturday, placing third with a 2-1 record. Kourtney Hansen scored Marion’s first six points, and when Eureka made just one of four baskets attempted in the period and committed eight turnovers, Marion enjoyed a 9-3 lead at the first break. Marion held Eureka scoreless the […]

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Marion boys win one of three at home tournament

Marion boys win one of three at home tournament

Evann Heidebrecht draws a foul on Eureka’s Kash Parmes during the second quarter Saturday. He made one of two free-throws and scored 11 points in Marion’s 59-50 loss. The Marion boys ended tournament play in the Marion Classic with a 59-50 loss to Eureka Saturday, finishing with a 1-2 record. “Every single thing (the Tornadoes) do goes off the dribble […]

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MHS wrestlers ninth at Wellington

Marion’s 10 wrestlers finished ninth among 15 teams competing at the Wellington Invitational Saturday with 52 points. “The competition we were able to face at Welling­ton was much larger schools than we are used to facing,” coach Tyler McMichael said. “It was good for our guys to get to see new competition rather than the same kids every weekend. I […]

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Marion splits with Eureka to conclude Classic

Marion splits with Eureka to conclude Classic

The Marion basketball teams split games with Eureka in the final games of the Marion Classic Saturday. The girls won, 41-27, and the boys lost, 59-50. Courtney Herzet Girls—The Marion girls concluded play in the Marion Classic with a 41-27 victory over Eureka Saturday. Kourtney Hansen scored Marion’s first six points, and when Eureka made just one of four baskets […]

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Marion sweeps Wichita Homeschool in second games of Classic

The Marion basketball teams swept visiting Wichita Homeschool Friday. The girls won, 41-26. The boys won, 63-58. Girls—Marion cruised to a 41-26 victory over Wichita Homeschool Friday in its second game of the Marion Classic tournament. Sam Richmond, Alli Molleker and Jessi Lewman scored first-quarter baskets to give Marion a 6-4 lead at the first break, and the same three […]

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UPDATED: Marion suffers tournament-opening losses to Remington

The Marion basketball teams opened play in the Marion Classic Thursday with losses to Remington. Girls—Marion suffered a 42-35 loss to Remington. The Warriors trailed, 8-5, after one quarter of play, with Alli Molleker contributing a two-pointer and a free-throw to the effort. By halftime, Remington held a 15-9 lead. Sam Richmond accounted for all of Marion’s scoring in the second […]

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Warming up to hockey ice

Warming up to hockey ice

You’ve heard the quote, “You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take”? I’ve referred to it many times, mostly when trying to prod myself forward with less fear of failure and more tolerance of risk. For some reason, though, I’ve always framed this quote in a basketball context. As in, if you don’t shoot the ball, you’ll never […]

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