Posts with the tag: "football"

MHS state run ends at Cheney

Evann Heidebrecht rushes for positive yardage during the second half of Marion’s 54-30 bi-district win at Halstead Tuesday. Heide­brecht led all rushers with 30 carries for 255 yards and four touchdowns. Janae Rempel

Offense was hard to come by for the Warriors in a 56-0 defeat at Cheney Saturday afternoon in a Class 3— A regional contest. The Warriors were limited to 126 yards of offense, partly result of eight turnovers: five lost fumbles and three interceptions. Evann Heidebrecht led ...

Marion loses 3A regional matchup to Cheney, 56-0

Marion lost a Class 3— A regional football game with Cheney, Saturday, 56-0. The Warriors trailed, 14-0, at the end of the first quarter, but by halftime, Cheney's lead had grown to 49-0. The Cardinals concluded scoring in the third quarter. Marion ends the season with an overall record of 8-3. Cheney will take ...

Marion earns bi-district win at Halstead, 54-30

Evann Heidebrecht

Marion extinguished the fire of the Halstead Dragons Tuesday, earning a 54-30 bi-district victory on Halloween night. In the first half, Marion matched the Dragons in touchdowns scored but failed to convert its two-point attempts, trailing 16-12 at halftime. The Warriors, however, exploded for 42 second-half points to seal the victory. Each team ...

Hesston rolls past Marion, 45-24

Corbin Wheeler

Marion ran into a buzz saw in its final game of district play Thursday, losing to a talented and physical Hesston squad that was state runners-up in Class 3— A a year ago, 45-24. ...

Dominating first-half effort propels Tabor past Southwestern, 37-16

Drevion Cooper

Tabor used a dominating first-half effort to defeat the visiting Southwestern football team, 37-16, Sunday in a game postponed a day because of weather. The Bluejays outscored the Moundbuilders 27-3 in the first half, scoring on every possession but one to give Tabor the lead from the start. Offensively, ...

Scoring barrage gives Marion a 64-36 district win over SES

The Marion football team was a seemingly unstoppable force in its first game of district play, an offensive juggernaut limited primarily by its own miscues in a 64-36 walloping of Southeast of Saline Friday. However, Marion dealt with adversity early when a mishandled punt on the fourth play of the game gave the home-field Trojans new life at midfield. Five ...

Marion defeats Hutchinson Trinity, 14-6

The Marion football team rebounded from a 14-6 loss to Sterling last week by defeating Hutchinson Trinity by the same, 14-6 score Friday. The Celtics also came into the game after suffering their first loss of the season, a 14-6 defeat to Ell-Saline. Trinity ...

Marion suffers first defeat to Sterling, 14-6

The Marion football team suffered its first defeat of the season Friday, losing to Sterling, 14-6, to sober an otherwise festive homecoming crowd. Coach Grant Thierolf did not mince words when speaking of his team’s lack of toughness on the field following the loss. However, ...

Marion rolls past Remington, 40-3

Jack Schneider

Despite a slow start, the Marion football team earned a convincing, 40-3 win at Remington Friday. Coach Grant Thierolf said his team never quite played with the intensity he’d like to see, but couldn’t complain about putting the team’s fourth win in the books. It was a one-possession game the duration of the first quarter. After Marion’s ...

Marion defeats Sedgwick, 38-35

Chase Stringer

Battling injury and pitted against a solid opponent, the Marion football team overcame adversity in a 38-35 victory over Sedgwick Friday. Sedgwick scored on every possession but one in the first half, bruising its way to a 14-0 first-quarter lead with a pair of touchdowns—both passing plays—sandwiching a Warrior fumble. With ...