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Get Ready For a “Run”derful Season!

Get Ready For a “Run”derful Season!

Abby Noe and Crown Staff

April 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring

Track season is right around the corner, and students are busy practicing and training for this year’s season. The athletes are becoming stronger every practice to prepare for meets, and everyone is excited to be apart of the team. Whether it’s a student’s first year in track or their last, ...

En Garde!

En Garde!

Conor Smith, Crown Staff

February 16, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Sports, Winter

As winter slowly turns into the spring, the 2016-2017 winter sports season comes closer to an end. Spirits warm up with the weather, but to some, this is a time of sadness as their season ends, or, as for the seniors, the last season they may ever play closes out. Such is the situation for Marian Central’s fencing team, as they come close to the end of their season.

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A New Chapter for an Old Sport

A New Chapter for an Old Sport

Conor Smith, Crown Staff

December 13, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

Wrestling. It is one of the oldest sports to ever take hold on this earth, dating back to the ancient Greeks. It is a sport that is found all over the world, and at all skill levels. From Olympians to second graders, wrestling is a sport loved by many for its ability to be a sport of strength, a...

Chicago Celebrates the Historic Cub’s Win

Chicago Celebrates the Historic Cub’s Win

Meredith Bryan, Crown Staff

December 6, 2016


Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase, Sports

After a 108 year drought, the Chicago Cubs have finally been named the 2016 World Champions over the Cleveland Indians. Many Cubs fans have waited their entire lives for this victory. Of course such a long awaited victory deserves an incredible celebration. On Friday, November 4, the city of Chicago...

Boys’ Golf Season Summary

Boys’ Golf Season Summary

Kennidy Giles, Crown Staff

November 28, 2016


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

This year, the Boys' Golf Team consisted of a varsity team and a junior varsity. While the season was undoubtedly competitive, the upperclassmen also put emphasis on making the new players and underclassmen feel prepared and excited for the year. Senior Cade Seegers said, “We upperclassman made...

Kickin’ Off the Season

Kickin’ Off the Season

Sydney Waters, Crown Staff

November 14, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Throughout a season of long practices and tough Conference games, the Marian Boys’ Soccer Team faced every challenge with hard work, dedication, and perseverance. The East Suburban Catholic Conference they play in is one of the most difficult in the entire state of Illinois. No matter what the weather, the...

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...

Poms Team Showcases Their Spirit

Poms Team Showcases Their Spirit

Abigail Noe, Crown Staff

October 26, 2016


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

The Marian Central Dance Team has been practicing for this year’s season since July.  Right from the beginning they had to learn new dances and techniques to prepare themselves for the upcoming games, competitions, and prep rallies.  The team is coached by Chris Oppasser, and is also led by their...

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 Ba...

First Responders Night

First Responders Night

Jenna Walker and Keegan Edwards, Crown Staff

September 21, 2016


Filed under Fall, News, School, Sports

First Responders are people who are trained to provide medical care to an emergency before other medical people arrive on the scene, they save lives everyday, and rarely get honored as they should. On September 9th, at the Marian football game, these first responders got to feel the respect that they...

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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