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The Snowy Sports Season

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Sports, Winter

  It is finally winter. That means hot chocolate, snowmen, and winter sports. Marian’s winter sports have just kicked off with wrestling, basketball, dance, and chess teams looking to pile up the wins this year and are looking to continue to expand the programs over the years. Let's start...

The Fun Game of Fantasy Football

The Fun Game of Fantasy Football

Joey Fitzgerald, Jr., Crown Writer & Photographer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Op-Ed, Professional Sports, Showcase, Sports

It is now fall, everyone's favorite season. That means sweaters, fires, and spending Sundays on the couch watching the one thing everyone loves. That's right, the NFL is back every weekend bringing fans across the country joy on a Sundays, Mondays, and Thursdays while getting to cheer on their te...

Under the Lights Once Again

Under the Lights Once Again

Elizabeth Latimer, Crown Writer & Photographer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

Adrenaline swiftly fuels both the air and the Hurricane veins. The anticipation from fans and players rushes through the hallways early Friday morning, and the excitement carries on throughout the day. The season that everyone looks forward to has finally arrived. Countless hours of hard work an...

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, ...

The Last Goal

The Last Goal

Karlie Blaz, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Spotlights

From freshman to senior, Connor Stiscak has played varsity boys soccer all four years at Marian Central Catholic. Being pulled up to the varsity team as only a freshman, Stiscak has not only developing skills in his soccer career but also says the experience he had with his teammates turned friends wa...

Friends On and Off the Court

Friends On and Off the Court

Kennidy Giles, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spotlights, Winter

For Senior Grace Shukis, basketball has been an important part of her life since she was a kid. Growing up with an older sister and two younger brothers kept her active, never bored, and started her interests in athletics. Grace Shukis attended St. Joseph’s Catholic school where she played on her ...

Domination Within the Circle

Domination Within the Circle

Anthony Silva, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spotlights, Winter

This season was one to remember for Marian Central’s Adam Konopka (12) after ending with an impressive record of 28-6. Konopka has put six years of his life into the sport of wrestling. He joined in seventh grade: a decision that would greatly affect his life and mold him into the man that he is tod...

The Last Goal

The Last Goal

June 1, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports, Spotlights

From freshman to senior, Connor Stiscak has played varsity boys soccer all four years at Marian Central Catholic. Being pulled up to the varsity team as only a freshman, Stiscak has not only developing skills in his soccer career but also says the experience he had with his teammates turned friends wa...

Swinging to Success

Swinging to Success

Leia Sebion, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports, Spotlights

Lanie Sebion (12) has had a love of golf since a young age and first began playing on her neighborhood’s golf team. But as the years passed, she drifted away from golf to focus on her studies and other sports. Fortunately, at the beginning of her sophomore year she re sparked her interest, and joine...

Ryan Klinger: Softball Star

Ryan Klinger: Softball Star

Meredith Bryan, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring

Ryan Klinger (12) is often described as the jokester of the girls softball team. Whether it be at practice, on the bus, or warming up for a game, she is always making her teammates laugh.

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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, ...

The NFL Economy of Talent

The NFL Economy of Talent

Conor Smith, Crown Staff

April 10, 2017


Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase, Sports

Time is closing in on the most important day on the NFL calendar-aside from the Super Bowl, of course- and that is Draft Day. Draft Day is when aspiring college football players get selected by various teams to become a part of the franchise in hopes of bringing home a championship ring and trophy at...

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