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Baseball is “Fun”

Baseball is “Fun”

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spotlights, Spring

The game of baseball takes practice, patience, and dedication. Senior James Raffauf is very familiar with these values. Through hard work and a little help from Marian’s baseball program, Raffauf has learned valuable lessons from his teammates, coaches, and the game itself. Even from a young age, ...

Keeping Up with the Cubs

Keeping Up with the Cubs

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

March 16, 2017


Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase, Sports

World Series Champs trade the skyscrapers of Chicago for the desert hills of Mesa, AZ, leaving their windy city lives behind for three months of training in the sun. Sloan Park is home to the Cubs during spring training. This allotted time gives coaches and fans an opportunity to see the progress that vetera...

A New Match for Marian

A New Match for Marian

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

February 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spotlights, Winter

For Anthony Silva (12), wrestling has always been a prominent part of his life. He is a standout star for Marian’s wrestling program because of Silva’s competitiveness and his drive to never lose. Through Silva’s dedication and commitment he has had a very successful high school career. Silva st...

What Curse?

What Curse?

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

November 9, 2016


Filed under National, News, Showcase, Sports

With the Cubs down 2 games by Game 4, maybe your faith and high hopes began to fade. You were thinking maybe this isn’t our time yet or the curse is real. The thought “there's always next year,” pops into your head for a slight second, as it seems to every year. But not anymore. The 2016 Chica...

Spirit Week Recap: Friday

Spirit Week Recap: Friday

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

October 31, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Super Spirit day ended Homecoming Week on a high note. This theme day entails students dressing up in MC red white and blue, celebrating mass, going to the pep rally, and the long awaited homecoming football game. Most students wore the classic look of jeans and a Marian shirt, while other students got ...

An Unexpected Hero

An Unexpected Hero

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

October 24, 2016


Filed under Showcase

Stepping onto Wrigley field for the first time in 2014, utility player Javier Baez, had no idea he would eventually be one of the most successful Cubs players of this postseason. Two seasons later, he is now the co NLCS MVP, second base starter and a fan favorite. Baez is from a town called Bayamón in Puert...

Welcome Home

Welcome Home

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

September 26, 2016


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, News, School, Showcase, Theatre, Uncategorized

This year Marian was fortunate enough to welcome back a familiar face to the Marian family! Mrs. Connell, an english teacher and the new fall play director, was eager to start working at Marian again this fall. I was given the opportunity to be able to learn more  about Marian in the past and better...

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...

The Right Look for “Oklahoma!”

The Right Look for “Oklahoma!”

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

February 11, 2016


Filed under A & E, Clubs/Organizations, News

Every year, students in theatre spend countless hours working hard to put on a musical for all to see. This year's show Oklahoma! is an exciting love story set in the territory with handsome cowboys, hopelessly romantic farm girls, and many more eccentric characters.

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