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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 girls win Cougar Classic tournament title

Marion girls win Cougar Classic tournament title

<p>Kourtney Hansen drives into the lane during Marion’s semifinal game with Rural Vista Friday. Hansen led the Warriors with 20 points in Marion’s 53-51 overtime win. She scored a team-high 13 points Saturday to propel Marion to the championship with a 37-34 win over Centre. </p><p>Janae Rempel / Free Press</p> The Marion girls swept three games to win Centre’s Cougar […]

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Marion girls win, boys lose to open Cougar Classic

Marion girls win, boys lose to open Cougar Classic

The Marion basketball teams split their first games of the Cougar Classic Tuesday. The girls defeated Peabody-Burns, 58-22, while the boys lost to Elyria Christian, 61-58. Kourtney Hansen Girls—Top-seeded Marion led from start to finish in its 58-22 win over No. 8 Peabody-Burns Tuesday. Marion took a 12-0 lead out of the gate when Peabody-Burns missed its first three attempts […]

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Marion girls win Cougar Classic; boys third

Marion girls win Cougar Classic; boys third

The Marion basketball teams won their final games of the Cougar Classic Monday night. Marshelle Mermis Girls?Marion claimed the championship title by defeating Elyria Christian, 54-31, Monday. Marion led, 12-11, after the first quarter, and built a 30-21 halftime lead. By the final break, the Warrior advantage had grown to 40-28. Elyria did not make any field goals in the […]

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UPDATED: Marion splits semifinal games at Cougar Classic

The Marion basketball teams split their semifinal games at the Cougar Classic Saturday. Girls?The Marion girls advanced to the final round of the Cougar Classic Basketball Tournament after their Saturday night victory against Wakefield, 55-40. The Warriors started pulling away from the Bombers in the second quarter, ending the half leading, 34-23. After expanding the lead to 52-29 at the […]

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Marion sweeps opening round games of Cougar Classic

Marion sweeps opening round games of Cougar Classic

After twice being postponed because of wintry weather, the Centre tournament got underway Friday. The Marion basketball teams swept their first-round opponents. The second-seeded Warrior girls defeated No. 7 Solomon, 61-23. The fifth-seeded Marion boys defeated No. 4 Rural Vista, 55-39. Erika Hess shoots for two against Solomon Friday. Hess scored eight points in Marion?s 61-23 win. Girls?Marion kicked off […]

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UPDATED: Thursday’s Cougar Classic games postponed

All Cougar Classic games scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 21 at Centre have been postponed until Friday because of weather-related school closings. The first round will be played Friday, Jan. 22. The first-round times for Friday remain the same. The second round will be played Saturday with games scheduled for 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The finals […]

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Cougar Classic basketball games postponed

All Cougar Classic games scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 19 at Centre have been postponed until Thursday because of weather. The schedule for Marion County teams for Thursday, Jan. 21 is as follows: The Peabody-Burns girls will play Wakefield at 4 p.m. The Peabody-Burns boys will play Sacred Heart at 5:30 p.m. The Marion girls will face Solomon at 7 p.m., […]

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Cougar Classic seedings announced; Marion girls second, boys fifth

Seedings for next week?s Cougar Classic basketball tournament have been announced. Girls?The Marion girls have received the No. 2 seed and will first be in action Tuesday at 7 p.m. against No. 7 Solomon. Additional opening-round matchups include: No. 1 Elyria Christian and No. 8 Sacred Heart at 4 p.m.; No. 3 Wakefield and No. 6 Peabody-Burns at 4 p.m.; […]

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Marion girls third in Cougar Classic after one-point win

Marion girls third in Cougar Classic after one-point win

Kourtney Hansen drives between two Rural Vista defenders and scores to bring Marion within 28-24 Saturday. Hansen scored a game-winning free throw with 5 seconds left and had 24 points in Marion?s 41-40 win. Hansen was named to the all-tournament team. Janae Rempel / Free Press The only score that matters is the final one. That proved true for the […]

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