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Seven Warriors awarded all-HOA honors

by Janae Rempel The Free Press Seven members of Marion’s 14-7 softball team have received recognition from Heart of America coaches. Three Warriors were named to the first team. Senior infielder Kourt­ney Hansen led the team in batting average among those playing more than two games this season. Hansen batted . 556 (45-for-81) over ...

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Warriors capture three gold metals at HOA meet

The Marion track and field team traveled to Sterling Friday for the Heart of America league meet and came home with champions in three events. “We had another pretty good day, with congratulations to Tyler Palic and Anne Baliel as league champions,” coach Grant Thierolf said. “Tyler had ...

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Warriors fifth 5th in HOA

The Marion/Peabody-Burns golf team competed at the Heart of America league tournament at Hesston Monday. Devin Soyez led the team with an 18-hole score of 101, good for 16th place among a field of 31 golfers. Sedg­wick’s Owen Gartner won the individual title with a 73. Hap Wadel ...

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12 Warriors recognized by HOA

Heart of America league football coaches have released the 2016 all-league selections with 12 Marion Warriors represented. Six Warriors received first-team recognition. Senior Cade Harms was honored on both sides of the ball as a first-team offensive and defensive lineman. Harms anchored a Warrior offense that averaged 7. 4 yards per play, ...

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Warrior wrestlers second at Eureka

Eight of 12 Marion wrestlers placed among the top six in their respective weight classes to lead the Warriors to a second-place team finish at the Eureka Invitational Saturday. Marion garnered 153 points to finish second behind El Dorado (182. 5). The Warriors competed without varsity wrestlers?at 120, 170 ...

Warriors finish second at Hesston

Bryce Shults wrestles Smoky Valley?s Josh Peterson in the second round of the 138-pound weight class at the Hesston Swather Invitational Saturday. Shults won by fall and went 3-0 on the day to win the championship.

The Marion wrestling team earned second place at the Hesston Swather Invitational Saturday with 1511?2 points. Chaparral topped the 16-team field with 167 points. Nickerson finished third (145). Eight of 11 Warriors earned medals, and Marion placed second despite having three open weight classes. ?They?re working our offense,??coach Chad Adkins said. ?We were better Saturday than we ...

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Warriors end season with win

Janae Rempel / Free Press<p>Corbin Wheeler takes the handoff from Jack Schneider and rushes for a 10-yard touchdown to give Marion a 16-8 lead over Mission Valley during the second quarter Friday. Marion concluded its season with a 22-20 victory over the district-champion Vikings.

The usual excitement of winning a football game was missing in Marion Friday. As the rain that characterized the evening continued to fall, the Warriors left the field, a 22-20 victory over district champion Mission Valley lighting the scoreboard. Yet the excitement wasn?t there, disappointment drowning out the thrill of victory. Marion wasn?t heading to the playoffs, ...

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MHS sets six personal bests at home meet

Janae Rempel / Free Press<p>Meggan Frese shows the form that led to an 11th-place finish in a personal-best 24:10.75 at Marion Tuesday.

The Marion cross country team hosted a meet Tuesday. ?The weather was wonderful, and it was a fantastic afternoon,? coach Rebecca Hofer said. ?Thanks to everyone who came out to support the Marion cross country team. I loved seeing everyone out there. ?As a team, we ran very well. We came away with six ...

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Warrior volleyball has 4-1 week

Janae Rempel / Free Press<p>Bailey Robson attacks the net during Thursday?s nightcap against Moundridge. Marion defeated the Wildcats twice last week, including 2-1 Thursday (25-23, 16-25, 25-22)?and 2-0 Tuesday (25-16, 25-20).

The Marion volleyball team improved to 16-2 on the season by winning two of three games in a quadrangular at Moundridge Thursday. Marion sustained a 2-0 loss to Class 3— A No. 4 Southeast of Saline. With perfect placement for their attacks, the Trojans cruised to a 25-13 victory in Set 1. Aside from an early ...

3 Warriors finish in top 10 at Centre

The Marion cross country team turned in three top 10 varsity finishes at the Centre Invitational at Herington Thursday. ?The course at Herington was much hillier than the Hesston meet, which made the course a tougher challenge,??coach Rebecca Hofer said. ?Even with the hills and the wind we had eight new personal records. The runners all ...

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