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Power of relationships fueling Marion’s future

Power of relationships fueling Marion’s future

Marion Mayor Todd Heitschmidt stands next to the new city building monument sign, which was one of many 2016 accomplishments. Heitschmidt said he is “very optimistic” about the city’s future. Mayor Todd Heit­schmidt is confident about Marion’s future based on the efforts of city staff, council members and the citizens who continue working in tandem for the well-being of everyone. […]

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USD 408 in ‘good shape’ for Leiker’s final year

USD 408 in ‘good shape’ for Leiker’s final year

“This is where I wanted the district to be when we made the change in superintendency. I want someone to enjoy the quality of the school system we enjoy and I am proud of it.”<p>—Supt. Lee Leiker After years of declining enrollment, USD 408 Super­intendent Lee Leiker said the district is stabilizing with an increase in students for both 2015-16 […]

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Marion splits games at Inman

Marion splits games at Inman

The Marion basketball teams split two games at Inman Tuesday night. Kourtney Hansen Girls—Marion did just enough down the stretch to earn a 34-31 victory over the Teutons Tuesday. In a low-scoring first quarter in which each team made three baskets, Kourtney Hansen accounted for all six of Marion’s points. Inman’s three-point basket with 57 seconds left in the period […]

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MHS girls sweep Trinity, Sedgwick

MHS girls sweep Trinity, Sedgwick

Kourtney Hansen shoots for two over Hutchinson Trinity’s Emily Simon during the first half of Friday’s game. Hansen led all scorers with 12 points in Marion’s 44-32 victory over the Celtics. The Marion girls ended a three-game slide by securing a pair of Heart of America league victories over Hutchinson Trinity and Sedgwick last week. Marion improves to 4-3 in […]

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Marion boys drop two ballgames

The Marion boys slipped to 1-6 in Heart of America league play, 5-12 overall with losses to Hutchinson Trinity and Sedgwick last week. Hutchinson Trinity—Marion came up just short Friday, 60-56. The Warriors found themselves in a hole early, 11-1. Trinity’s Mac Pritchett made three three-pointers in the opening period to contribute to a 20-14 Celtic lead by the end […]

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MHS FFA places first in Greenhand division

Members of the Marion-Florence FFA competed at the South Central District FFA Meat Evaluation Career Development Event on Wed­nesday, Feb. 8. Marion placed first in the Green­hand division of the contest. Competing in the Green­hand division for Marion were Peyton Ensey, who placed second, Cassie Meyer who placed fourth, and Shelby Cairns who placed seventh. Participants were required to identify […]

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Marion splits games with Hutchinson Trinity

Marion splits games with Hutchinson Trinity

The Marion basketball teams split two games with Hutchinson Trinity Friday on homecoming night. Kourtney Hansen Girls –Marion secured a 44-32 victory over the Celtics Friday. When the Warriors missed their first four attempts, Trinity built a 4-0 lead. After that, though, Marion enjoyed a 9-0 run, led by Kourtney Hansen with four points. Marion maintained its lead to the […]

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Marion girls win, boys lose at Sedgwick

Marion girls win, boys lose at Sedgwick

The Marion basketball teams split games at Sedgwick Tuesday night. Alli Molleker Girls—Marion earned a 52-40 victory Tuesday, thanks to its execution on offense providing looks in the paint. When both teams made five baskets and a free-throw in the opening quarter, the teams ended the period deadlocked at 11 apiece. The Warriors made just one basket and two free-throws […]

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Warrior girls lose two games last week

The Marion girls endured a two-game league slide last week with losses to Sterling and Moundridge. The Warriors fall to 2-3 in Heart of America play, 10-5 overall. Sterling—Despite a strong start, Marion suffered a 51-39 defeat Friday. The Warriors made the first five shots they attempted to build a 12-6 lead. Taelyn Pagel and Sam Richmond bookended the effort […]

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Marion loses two at Sterling

Marion loses two at Sterling

The Marion basketball teams lost two games at Sterling Friday. Alli Molleker Girls—Despite a strong start by the Warriors, Marion suffered a 51-39 defeat Friday. The Warriors made the first five shots they attempted to build a 12-6 lead. Taelyn Pagel and Sam Richmond bookended the effort with three-pointers. However, Sterling stepped up its defensive pressure after that, causing Marion […]

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