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More Than Just a Game

More Than Just a Game

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

May 25, 2016


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports, Spotlights, Uncategorized

Playing football at Marian has given Isaac McGuire memories on and off the field with his friends and teammates. Inspired by his older brother, McGuire decided to play football, and the game quickly became a major priority for him. McGuire describes his time being a Hurricane as “Something that will...

Leaping Up

Leaping Up

Cassidy Grubbe, Crown Staff

April 4, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Dance is a major sport that is overlooked by many. Commonly thought of as just the halftime entertainment until the “real sport” comes back on. However, what the crowd does not know is the all the preparation that goes into each routine. Dancers start classes at just two years old training to develop...

Thursday Night Lights?

Thursday Night Lights?

Haley Hartmann, Crown Staff

March 7, 2016


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Sports, Winter

Marian has a hockey team? Who knew! Marian Central’s floor hockey team has been around for several seasons now. This year, six teams are participating in hopes of becoming the champions of the 2016 season.

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Marian Wrestlers Make Their Way to State

Marian Wrestlers Make Their Way to State

Lexi Daniello, Crown Staff

February 29, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

The weekend of February 19th was the final competition for three Marian wrestlers as they closed out their successful season with the honors of wrestling at the State Farm Center at the University of Illinois in the State Finals.

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Athlete Spotlight: Adam Pischke

Athlete Spotlight: Adam Pischke

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

December 11, 2015


Filed under Sports, Spotlights

After almost four years on Marian Central's Varsity Boys Basketball team, coaches are anticipating a great season from point-guard Adam Pischke (12).

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Running the Show

Running the Show

Lexi Daniello, Crown Staff

December 7, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spotlights

Abigail Jones (11) celebrates the end of her cross country season with a trip to the State Finals. Known by most for her incredible athletic ability, Jones remains humble by giving most of her success to her teammates.

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Saint Viator was No Match for Our Boys in Red

Saint Viator was No Match for Our Boys in Red

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

November 5, 2015


Filed under Fall, News, School, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Marian faced St.Viator for the annual Homecoming football game on October 9th. Homecoming is a time for alumni, students, and staff to come to George Harding Field to watch the Canes play. Homecoming King and Queen are also crowned at this game. Nicole Rhodes (12) and Emitt Peisert (12) were the 2015-2016...

Working Towards Perfection on the Courts

Working Towards Perfection on the Courts

Taylor Anderson, Crown Staff

October 1, 2015


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Four students, six games, one match, one team and one goal, to win.

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One Goal in Common

One Goal in Common

Jake Tinkham, Crown Staff

September 25, 2015


Filed under Fall, News, School, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

The Soccer team has been outstanding this year, better than any team in the recent past and,"There's a lot more to come."

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Reader Photo of the Week

Reader Photo of the Week

Staff Reporter

September 20, 2015


Filed under Fall, Sports, Spotlights

Congratulations to Marie Farley for her amazing photo of her son Jake ('19)!  Mrs. Farley uploaded her awesome photo using our site's photo-sharing option - becoming our FIRST EVER reader-photo upload!  If you have captured a great Marian Moment - please consider sharing it with us! ...

A Rivalry for the Ages: Marian Central vs McHenry

A Rivalry for the Ages: Marian Central vs McHenry

Gavin Olsen, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2015


Filed under Fall, Local, News, School, Showcase, Sports

The game not only showcased two of the county’s toughest rival teams, but also marked the home debut of the highly anticipated new Marian Central coaching staff and program.

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A View from the Top of the Stands

A View from the Top of the Stands

Anna Podborny, Club Staff Reporter

September 20, 2015


Filed under Fall, Op-Ed, Showcase, Student Life

...we were just a part of the Marian Central Hurricane heart, beating in unison with every other student there, senior or freshman.

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