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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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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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Five Marion wrestlers qualify for state

Five of Marion’s nine wrestlers participating in the Class 3-2-1A regional tournament hosted by Jayhawk-Linn have qualified for state with top-four finishes. Two Warriors won their respective weight classes: Charlie Nordquist (25-8) at 182 pounds and Tyler Palic (32-6) at 195 pounds. Nordquist went 4-0, winning his first two matches by fall over Douglass’ Kyiowa Greenfield and Chase County’s Justin […]

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Peabody-Burns loses to St. Paul in first round of state playoffs

The Peabody-Burns football team suffered a 78-32 loss to St. Paul in the first round of the Class 8-Man, Division I state playoffs Tuesday. St. Paul entered the game as the winners of District 1 with an overall record of 8-1. Peabody-Burns was runners-up in District 2 at 5-4. The Warriors conclude their season with an overall record of 5-5.

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UPDATE: Goessel volleyball third at 1A, DI state tournament

UPDATE: Goessel volleyball third at 1A, DI state tournament

Cierra Nolte, Brittney Hiebert and Eden Hiebert attempt to block a Dighton attack during the Bluebirds’ first match of pool play Friday. Goessel defeated Dighton in three sets and went on to win the pool. The Goessel volleyball team finished third at the Class 1A, Division I state tournament Saturday. After sweeping their pool play matches, the Bluebirds faced top-seeded […]

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Goessel volleyball wins state with perfect record

Goessel volleyball wins state with perfect record

Goessel?s volleyball team celebrates the winning point at the Class 1A-Div. 1 state tournament in fall. The Bluebirds were a perfect 44-0 for the season. The Goessel volleyball team achieved the area?s only team state title in 2015?and did it in undefeated style. Meanwhile, two area athletes achieved individual championships in their respective sports. Kyle Palic earned Marion?s first state […]

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K-State offers tips on addressing ice-damaged trees

Editor?s note: The follow article comes from the horticulture department at Kansas State University. Winter storms can cause serious tree damage. Often you will have to decide whether a tree can be saved or not. Here is a checklist on care of a storm-damaged landscape. 1. Be safe: Check for downed power lines or hanging branches. Don?t venture under the […]

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