Category: Breaking News

Marion finishes as runners-up to Wichita-Independent in 3A state title game

Marion finishes as runners-up to Wichita-Independent in 3A state title game

Making its first-ever appearance in a state championship game, the Marion baseball team ran into a buzzsaw in Wichita-Independent Friday and lost, 8-0, to finish as runners-up in Class 3A. Panther pitcher Tanner Smith faced two batters more than the minimum, throwing a seven-inning, two-hit shutout to earn the pitching win. He struck out six Warriors, and threw four three […]

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Marion defeats Cherokee-Southeast to advance to 3A state title game

Marion defeats Cherokee-Southeast to advance to 3A state title game

In perhaps one of its best defensive performances of the season, the Marion baseball team overcame a deficit to defeat Cherokee-Southeast Friday, 8-6, and advance to the championship game of the Class 3A state tournament. The Lancers came out swinging, touching Warrior starter Nathan Baldwin for three hits and three runs in the opening frame. Marion got one run back […]

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190th Road reopens

After being closed almost nine months, 190th Road, which is the primary road connecting Marion and Hillsboro, reopened Thursday, May 25, to motorists. The road was closed Sept. 1 after the Marion County Commission deemed the road unsafe. The area affected was below the guardrails about three-quarters of a mile from the South Cottonwood bridge between Pawnee and Old Mill […]

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Marion defeats Hays-TMP-Marian, 6-5, to earn first-ever state baseball victory

Marion defeats Hays-TMP-Marian, 6-5, to earn first-ever state baseball victory

Peyton Heidebrecht The Marion baseball team accomplished something unprecedented Thursday when it defeated Hays-Thomas More Prep-Marian in the quarterfinals of the Class 3A state tournament. With its 6-5, 8-inning victory over the Monarchs, the Warriors became the first team in program history to win a game at state. Although far from perfect, Marion executed when it mattered most to scratch […]

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Seven Marion athletes qualify for Class 3A state track meet

Competing at the Russell Class 3A regional meet, the Marion track and field team qualified seven athletes for state in nine events. Tyler Palic led the boys’ team by qualifying in two events. He won the discus with a throw of 165 feet, 10 inches, and placed fourth in the shot put (45-3). Marion recorded four third-place, state-qualifying finishes: Bryce […]

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MEMORIAL DAY ACTIVITIES IN MARION COUNTY, MAY 29

Communities in Marion County will be observing Memorial Day on Monday, May 29, by honoring soldiers who died serving their country. In addition to organized events, residents also will visit the graves of soldiers in remembrance of the fallen. The following towns are planning special tributes. HILLSBORO Hillsboro American Legion Post 366 is having its Memorial Day ceremony at 10 […]

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Marion receives No. 2 seed in Class 3A state baseball tournament

Marion (21-1) has received the No. 2 seed in the Class 3A state tournament at Kansas State’s Tointon Family Stadium in Manhattan May 25-26. The Warriors will face No. 7 Hays-Thomas More Prep-Marian (13-8) Thursday at 11 a.m. With a win, Marion would face the winner of No. 3 Mission Valley (19-2) and No. 6 Cherokee-Southeast (13-8) Friday at 11 […]

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KDOR exercises tax warrant in Marion

Agents from the Kansas Department of Revenue, accompanied by the Marion Police Department, on Thursday executed tax warrants and seized the assets of Cynthia K. Taylor, dba Cindy’s Family Cafe, owned by Cynthia K. Taylor, for nonpayment of sales tax in excess of $16,000. The warrants were filed in Marion County District Court. The assets were seized at 8:30 a.m. […]

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Tabor baseball loses in Opening Round championship

The Tabor College baseball team’s season came to a close Wednesday with a 9-6 loss to Missouri Baptist in the championship game of the NAIA Opening Round Hutchinson bracket. The Spartans were the only team to beat Tabor in the tournament, having secured a 10-5 victory over the Bluejays Monday. In between its two losses, Tabor defeated Jamestown, 9-5; Concordia, […]

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Marion wins SES 3A regional baseball championship; Hillsboro loses in semis

Marion wins SES 3A regional baseball championship; Hillsboro loses in semis

The Marion baseball team won a Class 3A regional championship Wednesday at Southeast of Saline. The No. 1 seed in the tournament, the Warriors received a first-round bye, then knocked off a pair of Trojan teams to win the title and earn a trip to state. The Warriors defeated Hillsboro in six innings in the semifinals, 13-3, then defeated Beloit […]

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