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Marion swept by Moundridge

Marion swept by Moundridge

The Marion basketball teams lost a pair of games to Moundridge Tuesday. Taelyn Pagel Girls—Marion got off to a poor start in Tuesday’s 39-26 loss to the Wildcats. The Warriors went 0-for-8 from the field in the opening quarter, allowing Moundridge to build a 12-1 lead by the end of it. Courtney Herzet scored Marion’s lone point at the charity […]

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Marion wrestlers fifth on the mat

The Marion wrestling team finished fifth among a field of 11 at Hoisington’s Cardinal Classic Friday with a team score of 85 1⁄2 points behind Marysville 211 1⁄2, Hoisington 170, Douglass 117 1⁄2 and Riley County 93 1⁄2. Bryce Shults (25-4) paved the way by winning the 138-pound weight class with a 4-0 record. Following a first-round bye, Shults won […]

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Marion teams lose two on the road at Council Grove

Marion teams lose two on the road at Council Grove

Girls lose to undefeated Braves, 61-32 Alli Molleker shoots for two during the first half at Council Grove Friday. Marion suffered a 61-32 defeat at the hands of the undefeated Braves. The Marion girls suffered a 61-32 defeat Friday to an undefeated Council Grove team, after digging into a hole early on. Council Grove’s Faith Brintle hit a three-pointer 39 […]

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Marion highlights academic honors for high, middle schools

Marion High School has released its honor roll for the first semester of the 2016-17 school year. Marion Middle School released its honor roll for the second quarter of the school year. To qualify for “high honors,” a student must attain a grade-point average of 4.0-3.7857; for “regular honors,” a GPA of 3.7143-3.5714; for “honorable mention,” a GPA of 3.4286-3.00. […]

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Marion loses two at Council Grove

Marion loses two at Council Grove

The Marion basketball teams lost two games on the road at Council Grove Friday. Alli Molleker Girls—The Warriors suffered a 61-32 defeat Friday, after digging themselves into a hole early on. Council Grove’s Faith Brintle hit a three-pointer 39 seconds into the contest, a sign of what was to come. The Braves made six of eight attempts in the first […]

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Marion girls win Cougar Classic tournament title

Marion girls win Cougar Classic tournament title

<p>Kourtney Hansen drives into the lane during Marion’s semifinal game with Rural Vista Friday. Hansen led the Warriors with 20 points in Marion’s 53-51 overtime win. She scored a team-high 13 points Saturday to propel Marion to the championship with a 37-34 win over Centre. </p><p>Janae Rempel / Free Press</p> The Marion girls swept three games to win Centre’s Cougar […]

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Marion fifth at Eureka Invitational

Two first-place finishes propelled the Marion wrestling team to a fifth-place finish among 21 teams at the Eureka Invitational Saturday. Marion scored 127 points behind Burlington (211), Clearwater (200 1⁄2), Rose Hill (148 1⁄2) and Fredonia (130). “As a whole, we had a great tournament,” coach Tyler McMichael said. “Several wrestlers contributed to the team total and gave their best […]

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Marion boys lose to Belle Plaine, 68-64

In a game rescheduled from Dec. 17, the Marion boys basketball team lost to Belle Plaine Monday, 68-64, despite holding the lead heading into the final quarter. Marion built a 21-12 lead by the end of the first quarter, and held a 35-26 advantage at halftime. By the end of the third quarter, Marion was in front, 54-45. Belle Plaine, however, […]

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Marion girls win title, boys fifth at Cougar Classic

Marion girls win title, boys fifth at Cougar Classic

The Marion basketball teams won their final games of the Cougar Classic Saturday. The boys defeated Wakefield, 52-37 to finish fifth in the tournament. The girls defeated Centre, 37-34, to win the championship. Blaine Mermis Boys—Marion put together a solid performance in its 52-37 win over Wakefield Saturday. Leading 6-5, the Warriors outscored Wakefield, 15-2, in the final 5:07 of […]

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Marion girls defeat Rural Vista, boys defeat Herington at Centre

Marion girls defeat Rural Vista, boys defeat Herington at Centre

The Marion basketball teams won their second-round games at Centre’s Cougar Classic Friday. The girls defeated Rural Vista in overtime, 53-51. The boys defeated Herington, 57-37. Kourtney Hansen Girls—Marion secured a narrow, 53-51 victory over Rural Vista in overtime Friday. The Warriors got off to a hot start, making eight of 11 field goals attempted in the first quarter and […]

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