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Neighbors battle in regional semifinals

Neighbors battle in regional semifinals

Coach Roger Schroeder congratulates Evann Heidebrecht after a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning to celebrate a shot for a state tournament berth. Janae Rempel / Free Press With a three-hit shutout of Southeast of Saline Wed­nesday, the Marion baseball team earned its second-consecutive trip to the Class 3A state tournament, defeating the Trojans, 6-0, in […]

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Hillsboro softball rallies to upend top-seeded Warriors

Hillsboro softball rallies to upend top-seeded Warriors

Hillsboro senior Sarah Jost scores in the game-changing six-run sixth inning as the throw comes late to the plate. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press The Hillsboro softball team achieved a come-from-behind upset win over No. 1 seed Marion in the semi­finals, but couldn’t avoid a 3-0 shutout by No. 2 seed Chase County in the championship game of the Class […]

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11 Warriors will compete at state track meet

The Marion track and field team competed at the Class 2A regional at Valley Heights Friday, where 11 Warriors qualified for the state meet in 12 events with top-four finishes. “We had the full range of emotions on this day,” coach Grant Thierolf said. “We had some outstanding performances, led by Emmy Hess, Anne Baliel, Jack Schneider and Tyler Palic. […]

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Marion, Peabody-Burns golfers to compete at state

The Marion/Peabody-Burns golf team competed in two locations for regionals May 14. Max Caldwell represented Peabody-Burns at the Halstead Class 1A regional, where he qualified for state as an individual. His 18-hole score of 113 was good for 15th place among a field of 25 golfers. Central Chris­tian’s Marshall Walton won with a 78. Meanwhile, Marion golfers traveled to Hillsboro […]

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MHS softball just short of HOA title

The Marion softball team handed Hutchinson Trinity its first league loss Tuesday, but with a doubleheader split, the Warriors fell one game short of sharing the league title with the Celtics. Marion finished Heart of America play with a 13-3 record. Trinity was 15-1. “(The Celtics) have the skills all the way around,” coach Jennifer Felvus said. “They can defend […]

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Marion girls lose to Inman in 2A substate semifinals

Marion girls lose to Inman in 2A substate semifinals

Kourtney Hansen The Marion girls’ basketball season came to a close Thursday with a 47-41 semifinal loss to Inman in the Class 2A substate semifinals hosted by Hillsboro. The Warriors had defeated the Teutons by a 40-37 margin on Feb. 13, but things were different the second time around. In the teams’ first meeting, Marion took the upper hand with […]

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Marion boys end season with overtime loss to Inman

Marion boys end season with overtime loss to Inman

Zachary Stuchlik The Marion boys’ season came to a close Tuesday with a 64-60 overtime loss at Inman in the quarterfinals of the Class 2A Hillsboro substate. Marion had opportunities down the stretch but came up just short at the end of the extra period. The Warriors led a majority of the first three quarters of play, but momentum began […]

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Marion girls defeat Herington in 2A substate quarterfinals

Marion girls defeat Herington in 2A substate quarterfinals

Kourtney Hansen Marion defeated Herington, 40-24, Monday in the quarterfinals of the Class 2A substate tournament hosted by Hillsboro. When Marion shots refused to fall, the Warriors relied on their defense, which forced 28 Herington turnovers. Herington struggled from the field, too, and Marion took control from the start, building an 8-0 lead—thanks to four consecutive baskets by Kourtney Hansen. […]

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Marion splits games with Berean Academy

Marion split two games with Berean Academy Friday. The girls won, 36-35. The boys lost, 53-38. Girls—Marion defeated Berean Academy, 36-35, Friday at home in a game postponed twice because of weather. Marion trailed, 12-7, after the first quarter, and 18-14 at halftime. But the home team benefitted from a big third quarter, doubling its score and outscoring Berean, 14-9, […]

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Marion splits games with Elyria Christian

The Marion basketball teams split games at Elyria Christian Friday. The girls won, 47-29. The boys lost, 61-49. Girls—Marion defeated Elyria Christian, 47-29, Friday. The Warriors built a 10-5 lead after one quarter of play, led by Kourtney Hansen with four points. Sam Richmond made a three-pointer in the period, the first of two on the night. Scoring in the […]

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