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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...

Marian Spikes Back

Marian Spikes Back

Amber Gorbel, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

The Marian Central volleyball team is as fierce as ever, running onto the court with all of their energy. As they stare through the net at their opponents, they wait for the first serve to come over. The feeling of anticipation fills the gym as the serve flys over from the other team. The Hurricanes ...

Soccer Senioritis

Soccer Senioritis

Carly Hoover, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

Soccer is a favorite sport for many people, especially at Marian Central.  The boy's soccer season is in full swing and fans are excited. The Hurricane’s boys soccer team features five seniors within the team of nineteen players. Seniors Conor Werfelmann, Robert Sbarounis, Aiden McCrea, Brandon Widmayer,...

The Final Ride

The Final Ride

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer and Photographer

August 24, 2018


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

When the sun goes down, and it starts to get cold, the lights turn on. The sandy beach days are over, and the leaves start to blow in as we get ready for the fall, but most importantly, the football season. The Hurricanes are back this year kicking off their first game of the year Friday night agai...

Game, Set, Match: Ian Brzeski Dominates the Court

Game, Set, Match: Ian Brzeski Dominates the Court

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spotlights, Spring

Now that the winter is over, there is a lot to look forward to. The freezing snow is gone and the bright sun has returned. The trees are finally growing their leaves back, and the spring sports season has returned as well. The spring sports season at Marian includes tennis. Overall the game is like a ...

Two Sports, One Season

Two Sports, One Season

Amy Herff, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports, Spotlights

Clumps of mud and grass stick to his cleats as he runs down the sideline of the freshly- painted field, wind blowing in his face, and the goal in sight. He kicks the ball high into the air and scores. Moments later, across the street he is preparing for the first football game of the season. This is ...

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