Category: Extra Point (Fall)

Former coach returns to rebuild Warrior volleyball program
Former coach returns to rebuild Warrior volleyball program

Former coach returns to rebuild Warrior volleyball program

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Nine seniors and letter-winners from last year?s Marion High School volleyball team return to the court for the Warriors this fall. Pictured are: back row (from left) Kimber Hardey, Lana Carroll, Julia Zeiner, Kristen Waner, Kaylee Heerey; front row Austin Percell, Kalaya Jackson, Lindsey Hett, Lauren Helmer. Andrew Ottoson / Free Press. Click image to enlarge

After five years in retirement, Marion High volleyball coach Jim Versch returns to the hardwood for his 14th season this fall.

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Growth in cross-country program bodes well for MHS results
Growth in cross-country program bodes well for MHS results

Growth in cross-country program bodes well for MHS results

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Six returning seniors and letterwinners will lead the Marion High cross-country team. Pictured are: (from left) Tacy Taylor, Jaclyn DeForest, Brooke Johnson, Camille Christen?sen. Not pictured: Ryan Jones, Louis Holt. Andrew Ottoson.

 

Having seen her teams grow from 14 to 22 runners after one season at the helm, Marion cross-country coach Bethany Carlson has reason to be optimistic.

The girls? team has grown from six to 10 and will be led by Camille Christensen (personal record 15 minutes 59 seconds), a junior who finished fourth at the Mid-Central Activities Associa?tion league meet, eighth at the regional meet and 21st at the Class 3A state meet a year ago.

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Format changes for volleyball, but MCAA keeps diversified approach
Format changes for volleyball, but MCAA keeps diversified approach

Format changes for volleyball, but MCAA keeps diversified approach

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Fans who pay attention to the divisional or league standings of their favorite team in the new Mid Central Activities Association may need a scorecard to keep up with the different scenarios that apply to various activities.

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