Marion swept by Moundridge

Janae Rempel | January 31, 2017

The Marion basketball teams lost a pair of games to Moundridge Tuesday. 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 […]

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Marion wrestlers fifth on the mat

Janae Rempel |

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 […]

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Marion teams lose two on the road at Council Grove

Janae Rempel |

Girls lose to undefeated Braves, 61-32 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 seconds into the contest, a sign of what was to come. The Braves made six of eight attempts in the […]

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Marion highlights academic honors for high, middle schools

Hillsboro Free Press |

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 […]

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Marion loses two at Council Grove

Janae Rempel | January 27, 2017

The Marion basketball teams lost two games on the road at Council Grove Friday. 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 […]

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Marion girls win Cougar Classic tournament title

Janae Rempel | January 24, 2017

The Marion girls swept three games to win Centre’s Cougar Classic tournament last week and improve to 10-2 overall. Marion 37, Centre 34 Marion withheld a late Cougar rally to claim the championship title Saturday. Centre claimed the advantage from the start with two free-throws by Kelsey Hett and went on to build a 6-2 […]

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Marion fifth at Eureka Invitational

Janae Rempel |

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 […]

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Marion boys lose to Belle Plaine, 68-64

Janae Rempel | January 23, 2017

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 […]

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Marion girls win title, boys fifth at Cougar Classic

Janae Rempel | January 21, 2017

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. 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 […]

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Marion girls defeat Rural Vista, boys defeat Herington at Centre

Janae Rempel | January 20, 2017

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. 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 […]

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