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Swinging into Spring

Swinging into Spring

Molly Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring

Spring is here and that means so is softball season. This is the first year that the Marian Central softball team will be traveling to Murfreesboro, Tennessee during Spring Break. A new season will allow the team to grow and have an even better season than previous years. This upcoming season the team w...

History Has Been Made

History Has Been Made

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

Marian Central Catholic High School has just capped off a historic season during the last weekend in February in Bloomington, IL bringing home a Team State trophy. The craziest part about it is how fast the team got turned around. Three years ago David Silva was named Head Coach and what he has done...

Spring Into Sports

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring

As winter begins to die down, spring sports are beginning to start up. Marian has many sports to offer during the spring season. For boys, there is, baseball, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, and track and field. For girls, there is, soccer, softball, and track and field offered. Other activities include being ...

Boring Bowl

Boring Bowl

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

March 6, 2019


Filed under Professional Sports, Sports

The football season has ended and the world knows the New England Patriots are the 2019 Super Bowl Champions. The Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 in the lowest scoring Super Bowl in history. Also, Tom Brady became the G.O.A.T winning his sixth ring passing up Charles Haley for most rings...

Team “Mom”

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

February 15, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spotlights

During the sports season, it is the athletes and coaches that are in the spotlight.  However, a smooth sailing season would not be possible without the student managers to help pick up the extra duties to better facilitate practices and games or matches. These great student volunteers alleviate th...

Five Miles A Day: An Inside Look At Ryan Jones’s Cross Country Career

Five Miles A Day: An Inside Look At Ryan Jones’s Cross Country Career

Kelly Cronin, Crown Writer and Photographer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spotlights

The definition of an athlete is not only what they can do to excel in their sport, but also their leadership on and off the track. Ryan Jones (11) takes the definition of athlete to another level. Jones’ sport of choice is cross country, his natural aptitude to the sport has led to many victories...

En Gardè

En Gardè

Ava Palminteri, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

With the winter season, comes winter sports, one of the many which take place during this frigid time is fencing. When thinking of winter sports; basketball, wrestling, and skiing might come to mind, but fencing is just as action-packed and exciting. The intense back and forth of a fencing match makes ...

College Commits

College Commits

Molly Fitzgerald, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

High School athletes work hard every day for four years to get an offer from a college. Now is finally the time for Marian’s own, Maggie Finnegan, Amber Reynolds, and Lauren Payton (12) to sign for their college commitment. Their friends and family surround them to support this achievement. Col...

The Storm Is Coming: Wrestling Season

The Storm Is Coming: Wrestling Season

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer & Photographer

November 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

As 2018 winds down, Marian Central begins to transition to the middle portion of the school year. With that said, we are out with the old and in with the new as our fall sports are over we move into the winter. This winter is exciting as we have the Hurricane Wrestling Team looking for another sh...

The Final Game

The Final Game

Emily Richie, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

While the crowd fills the stands, senior parents walk out onto George Harding Field and Landers Pavillion with their athlete, as it is the final time that they will play a home game at Marian Central. After years of playing the sport and dedicating their time, the season winds down to an end, and it is...

Da Bears are Back in Town

Da Bears are Back in Town

Molly Fitzgerald, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase, Sports

It’s October, which means football is in full gear. The Chicago Bears have been doing fairly well so far this season with a 3-3  record. One of their losses this season have been to the Green Bay Packers, who they will face again in December. Their second loss was to the Dolphins this past weekend,...

Tennis Transformation

Tennis Transformation

Alexis Potash, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

A season of serves like none before. A new coach has taken over the Girl's Tennis team, Coach Gina Jasovic.  Along with a new coach, there was also a more intense practice schedule that has been implemented including a new weight training and conditioning schedule. A new uniform is now being wor...

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