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Stroking Into Success

Stroking Into Success

Kelly Cronin, Crown Writer and Photographer

May 20, 2019

When people hear the words student-athlete, most that sports that come to mind are basketball, football, track, etc. The one that is quite overlooked, but shouldn’t be disregarded, is swimming. Swimming involves complete concentration and demands strength in every muscle of one’s body. Lauren Payton ...

A Hurricane Takes Over the Course

A Hurricane Takes Over the Course

Amber Gorbel, Crown Writer and Photographer

May 16, 2019

It is the first tee, the golf course is quiet and motionless. All eyes are focused on the tee box. With one swift motion, the club sends the ball whirling through the air in the aimed direction. With just a bit of luck, the ball rolls onto the green and hole in one! The past four years, Danielle Lattanzio has learned and ...

Bokowy Battles

Bokowy Battles

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

May 16, 2019

Throughout the Chicago land region, one team has become an intimidating force in the world of Wrestling. In this tight-knit community, the Hurricanes broke through barriers and records to bring recognition to an ever-growing program. The team and individual wrestlers have built up a glowing reputation a...

Ben’s Baseball Background

Ben’s Baseball Background

Molly Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

May 16, 2019

Ben Strang (12) has played baseball all four years of high school as well as many years prior. Strang has played pitcher and middle infielder on the varsity baseball team for the past two seasons. This season the team played about 20 games. Strang has been an asset to the team all four of his years ...

Keepin’ it Reel

Keepin’ it Reel

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

May 16, 2019

Fishing is a sport that requires two things: patience and luck. As much is it is patients and luck, it also requires a lot of skill. Colin Raclawski (12) is the head of the bass fishing team and this year he is making a name for himself. He has been on the team since freshman year, has been fishing his whol...

Hustling Through High School

Hustling Through High School

Maggie Sharp, Crown writer and photographer

May 16, 2019

The Lady Canes’ basketball program has grown and flourished over the years.  One constant for the last four years on the Varsity Girls Basketball team has been Senior Amber Reynolds.  While her passion and dedication has grown for the sport, basketball was not always apart of Amber Reynold’s life...

The Best In The Field – Robert Sbarouis

The Best In The Field – Robert Sbarouis

Ryan Borchardt, Crown writer and photographer

May 16, 2019

Robert Sbarounis (12) has been playing soccer and since he can remember. Soccer always came more naturally for him and has been his favorite sport. Sbarbouis has played for Marian’s soccer team all four years. Through the years, Robert has played as an offensive member. “The position that I have pla...

Causing a Racket

Causing a Racket

Anna Podbourny, Crown Writer and Photographer

May 16, 2019

The scuffle sounds on the court, the popping of a new canister of tennis balls, and the precision and focus that goes into the game of tennis. One doesn’t have to be a tennis aficionado to spot the talent of Dean Limosnero (12). With almost seven years of experience, Limosnero is no stranger to the...

Game, Set, Match

Game, Set, Match

Carly Hoover, Crown Writer and Photographer

May 16, 2019

The devotion it takes in participating in a sport for all four years of high school comes with undeniable focus and determination.  Senior Lindsey Litterer has been a staple in building the Marian Central Tennis program since joining the team her freshman year and playing every year after. Tennis is a s...

Swinging into Spring

Swinging into Spring

Molly Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

March 21, 2019

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

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

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 ...

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