Posts with the tag: "basketball"

REED’S RECRUITS

Coming off a season where his Bluejays finished 18-14 overall, won their third consecutive KCAC Tourna­ment title and advanced to the NAIA National Cham­pion­ship Tournament for the fifth consecutive season, Head Coach Shawn Reed has signed 16 athletes to join his 2018-19 women’s basketball squad. “We’re thrilled about our recruiting class,” Reed said. “This ...

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Marion girls lose to Inman in 2A substate semifinals

The Marion girls’ basketball season came to a close Thursday with a 47-41 semifinal loss to Inman in the Class 2— A substate semifinals hosted by Hillsboro. The Warriors had defeated the Teutons by a 40-37 margin on Feb. 13, but things were different the second time around. In the ...

Marion boys end season with overtime loss to Inman

The Marion boys’ season came to a close Tuesday with a 64-60 overtime loss at Inman in the quarterfinals of the Class 2— A Hillsboro substate. Marion had opportunities down the stretch but came up just short at the end of the extra period. The ...

Marion girls defeat Herington in 2A substate quarterfinals

Marion defeated Herington, 40-24, Monday in the quarterfinals of the Class 2— A substate tournament hosted by Hillsboro. When Marion shots refused to fall, the Warriors relied on their defense, which forced 28 Herington turnovers. Herington struggled from the field, too, and Marion took control from the start, building an 8-0 lead—thanks to four consecutive baskets by Kourtney Hansen. The Railers ...

Marion splits games with Berean Academy

Marion split two games with Berean Academy Friday. The girls won, 36-35. The boys lost, 53-38. Girls—Marion defeated Berean Academy, 36-35, Friday at home in a game postponed twice because of weather. Marion trailed, 12-7, after the first quarter, and 18-14 at halftime. But the home team ...

Marion splits games with Elyria Christian

The Marion basketball teams split games at Elyria Christian Friday. The girls won, 47-29. The boys lost, 61-49. Girls—Marion defeated Elyria Christian, 47-29, Friday. The Warriors built a 10-5 lead after one quarter of play, led by Kourtney Hansen with four points. Sam Richmond made a ...

Marion teams sweep Inman

Marion swept visiting Inman Tuesday. The girls won, 40-37, and the boys won, 58-53. Girls—A strong start set the tone for Marion in a 40-37 victory over Inman Tuesday. Four of Marion’s first five baskets were three-pointers, including the first two by Kourtney Hansen and the second two by Sam Richmond. When Richmond made ...

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Marion splits games at Hutchinson Trinity

The Marion basketball teams split games with Hutchinson Trinity Friday. The girls won, 58-50, but the boys lost, 72-67. Girls—Marion defeated Hutchinson Trinity Friday, 58-50. The Warriors scored consistently through all four quarters, building a 14-9 lead by the end of the first period, in which five Warriors got in the scoring column. The teams played ...

Marion sweeps Sedgwick on homecoming night

Marion swept visiting Sedgwick Tuesday on homecoming night. The girls won, 51-35, and the boys won, 69-68. Girls—A solid night of shooting propelled Marion to a 51-35 victory over Sedgwick Tuesday. With a majority of the Warriors’ shots coming in the paint, Marion went 23-for-43 from the field (53 percent). The game was ...

Sterling steals two wins from Marion

Marion lost two games to Sterling Friday night. The girls lost, 65-52, and the boys lost, 95-69. Girls—Twenty-three first-half turnovers spelled trouble for the Marion girls Friday as the visiting Black Bears defeated the Warriors, 65-52. Three minutes ...