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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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Marion defeats Hays-TMP-Marian, 6-5, to earn first-ever state baseball victory

Marion defeats Hays-TMP-Marian, 6-5, to earn first-ever state baseball victory

Peyton Heidebrecht The Marion baseball team accomplished something unprecedented Thursday when it defeated Hays-Thomas More Prep-Marian in the quarterfinals of the Class 3A state tournament. With its 6-5, 8-inning victory over the Monarchs, the Warriors became the first team in program history to win a game at state. Although far from perfect, Marion executed when it mattered most to scratch […]

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Seven Marion athletes qualify for Class 3A state track meet

Competing at the Russell Class 3A regional meet, the Marion track and field team qualified seven athletes for state in nine events. Tyler Palic led the boys’ team by qualifying in two events. He won the discus with a throw of 165 feet, 10 inches, and placed fourth in the shot put (45-3). Marion recorded four third-place, state-qualifying finishes: Bryce […]

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Marion receives No. 2 seed in Class 3A state baseball tournament

Marion (21-1) has received the No. 2 seed in the Class 3A state tournament at Kansas State’s Tointon Family Stadium in Manhattan May 25-26. The Warriors will face No. 7 Hays-Thomas More Prep-Marian (13-8) Thursday at 11 a.m. With a win, Marion would face the winner of No. 3 Mission Valley (19-2) and No. 6 Cherokee-Southeast (13-8) Friday at 11 […]

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Marion wins SES 3A regional baseball championship; Hillsboro loses in semis

Marion wins SES 3A regional baseball championship; Hillsboro loses in semis

The Marion baseball team won a Class 3A regional championship Wednesday at Southeast of Saline. The No. 1 seed in the tournament, the Warriors received a first-round bye, then knocked off a pair of Trojan teams to win the title and earn a trip to state. The Warriors defeated Hillsboro in six innings in the semifinals, 13-3, then defeated Beloit […]

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