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‘We did the best we can’

‘We did the best we can’

Grant Thierolf has served as Marion’s head football coach the past 30 years. Now he says it’s time to pass the torch. Thierolf still plans to teach and coach track and field at Marion, and will relish more time in the fall to watch his sons coach. In his career as head coach of the Warriors, his teams compiled a […]

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Six Warriors earn all-HOA football

Eight members of Marion’s 8-3 football team have received all-league recognition from Heart of America coaches. Six athletes earned first-team All-HOA recognition. Senior Corbin Wheeler was named first-team on both sides of the ball. As a defensive back, Wheeler tallied a team-best 113 tackles. As a running back, Wheeler led the Warriors with 116 carries for 1,060 yards and 14 […]

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Hesston cuts through Warrior defense

Hesston cuts through Warrior defense

Chase Stringer is chased by a pair of Swathers during the fourth quarter Thursday. Marion lost to Hesston, 45-24. Stringer carried the ball 22 times for 105 yards and two touchdowns. Marion ran into a buzz saw on the final night of district play Thursday, losing 45-24 to a talented and physical Hesston squad that was state runners-up in Class […]

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Warriors run past Trojans

Warriors run past Trojans

Hillsboro quarterback Kaden Kleiner (11) escapes the grasp of Marion defenders Kyle Horton (50) and Kolton Brewer during the second half their district game in Hillsboro. Kleiner returned to the lineup after missing two games dur to injury; he threw for 201 yards and two touchdowns in the Trojan loss. The Marion Warriors took another dominant step toward a district […]

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Marion rolls past Southeast of Saline

Marion rolls past Southeast of Saline

Jack Schneider (4) takes the handoff from quarterback Chase Stringer (8) behind the blocking of Marion’s offensive line, including Garrett Hoffner (46), Jarret McLinden (71), Brandon Nguyen (54) and Jacob Vondenkamp (53). Coach Grant Thierolf praised the play of his quarterback, running backs and offensive line in a 64-36 rout of Southeast of Saline that saw Marion tally nearly 700 […]

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MHS bounces back at Trinity

MHS bounces back at Trinity

Chase Stringer carries the ball as Zachary Stuchlik prepares to block during the first half of Marion’s game at Hutchinson Trinity Friday. Marion won, 14- Marion football rebounded from a 14-6 loss to Sterling last week by defeating Hutchinson Trinity by the same 14-6 score Friday. The Celtics came into the game after suffering their first loss of the season, […]

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Sterling ends Marion’s win streak

Sterling ends Marion’s win streak

A host of Warriors team up to tackle Sterling quarterback Brady Myers, including Evann Heidebrecht (7), Kolton Brewer (33), Garrett Hoffner (46), Jacob Vondenkamp and Tyler Palic during the second quarter of Friday’s game. Marion suffered its first defeat of the season by a 14-6 score. Marion suffered its first football defeat of the season Friday, as Sterling upset the […]

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Warriors tame Broncos for 4th win

Warriors tame Broncos for 4th win

Jack Schneider carries the ball after taking the handoff from Chase Stringer during the first quarter at Remington. Schneider was Marion’s leading rusher with 176 yards on 17 carries and three touchdowns in the Warrior’s 40-3 victory.<p> Despite a slow start, the Marion football team earned a 40-3 win at Rem­ing­ton Friday. Coach Grant Thierolf said his team never played […]

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Marion’s season ends at Hesston

Marion’s season ends at Hesston

Nathan Baldwin tackles Hesston quarterback Zach Esau in the end zone for a safety during the first quarter Thursday. Marion’s football season came to a close with a 57-24 loss at Hesston Thursday. With a number of playoff scenarios possible going into the game, Marion needed at least a win to keep postseason hopes alive. As it was, Hillsboro defeated […]

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Marion defeats Hillsboro, 42-14

Marion defeats Hillsboro, 42-14

Aaron Riggs takes the handoff from Jack Schneider during Marion’s first drive of the second half against Hillsboro Friday. Schneider led the Warriors in rushing with 23 carries for 169 yards and four touchdowns. Riggs also exceeded the century mark with 23 carries for 104 yards in Marion’s 42-14 win. In a Class 3A district battle between two Marion County […]

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