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Scoring barrage gives Marion a 64-36 district win over SES

Scoring barrage gives Marion a 64-36 district win over SES

The Marion football team was a seemingly unstoppable force in its first game of district play, an offensive juggernaut limited primarily by its own miscues in a 64-36 walloping of Southeast of Saline Friday. However, Marion dealt with adversity early when a mishandled punt on the fourth play of the game gave the home-field Trojans new life at midfield. Five […]

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Marion defeats Hutchinson Trinity, 14-6

The Marion football team rebounded from a 14-6 loss to Sterling last week by defeating Hutchinson Trinity by the same, 14-6 score Friday. The Celtics also came into the game after suffering their first loss of the season, a 14-6 defeat to Ell-Saline. Trinity pieced together a scoring drive on the opening possession of the game, covering 45 yards in […]

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Marion suffers first defeat to Sterling, 14-6

Marion suffers first defeat to Sterling, 14-6

The Marion football team suffered its first defeat of the season Friday, losing to Sterling, 14-6, to sober an otherwise festive homecoming crowd. Coach Grant Thierolf did not mince words when speaking of his team’s lack of toughness on the field following the loss. However, the game started well enough, as Marion’s defense conceded just 7 yards in four plays […]

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Marion rolls past Remington, 40-3

Marion rolls past Remington, 40-3

Despite a slow start, the Marion football team earned a convincing, 40-3 win at Remington Friday. Jack Schneider Coach Grant Thierolf said his team never quite played with the intensity he’d like to see, but couldn’t complain about putting the team’s fourth win in the books. It was a one-possession game the duration of the first quarter. After Marion’s first […]

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Marion defeats Sedgwick, 38-35

Marion defeats Sedgwick, 38-35

Battling injury and pitted against a solid opponent, the Marion football team overcame adversity in a 38-35 victory over Sedgwick Friday. Chase Stringer Sedgwick scored on every possession but one in the first half, bruising its way to a 14-0 first-quarter lead with a pair of touchdowns—both passing plays—sandwiching a Warrior fumble. With Marion at risk of falling behind by […]

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Marion rolls past Inman, 64-13

Marion rolls past Inman, 64-13

Corbin Wheeler Bolstered by strong offensive line play, Marion literally and figuratively ran past Inman Friday in a blowout, 64-13 victory. All but 8 of Marion’s 442 yards of offense came on the ground, as the Warriors’ front line asserted its dominance, giving running backs Jack Schneider and Corbin Wheeler plenty of daylight to find the end zone. The Warriors […]

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Marion defeats Moundridge, 36-26, in season opener

Marion defeats Moundridge, 36-26, in season opener

Chase Stringer The Marion football team kicked off the 2017 season with a 36-26 victory at Moundridge Friday. But although it will be recorded as a win in the record book, the Warriors’ performance on the field left coach Grant Thierolf seeking improvement. The game included flashes of brilliance, as when Zachary Stuchlik intercepted a Wildcat pass two plays into […]

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Palic named 3A discus champion, one of three top-three Warrior performances at state

Palic named 3A discus champion, one of three top-three Warrior performances at state

Marion’s seven athletes competing in Class 3A at the state track and field championship earned three top-three medals Friday and Saturday, including one first-place finish. Tyler Palic was named the Class 3A discus champion with a first-place throw of 175 feet, 11 inches, more than 20 feet beyond second place. Palic also placed sixth in the shot put (48-5.5). Jack […]

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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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