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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...

Keeping Up with the Cubs

Keeping Up with the Cubs

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

March 16, 2017


Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase, Sports

World Series Champs trade the skyscrapers of Chicago for the desert hills of Mesa, AZ, leaving their windy city lives behind for three months of training in the sun. Sloan Park is home to the Cubs during spring training. This allotted time gives coaches and fans an opportunity to see the progress...

Marian Home to Future Hockey Stars

Marian Home to Future Hockey Stars

Conor Smith, Crown Staff

March 10, 2017


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Showcase, Sports, Spring

What do Marian and the NHL have in common? They both host a collection of great hockey teams that are battling for a title. It is hockey season again and this year, the Marian Floor Hockey League (MFHL) has a total of eight quality teams competing, under the supervision of Father Doyle, the league...

Pass, Shoot, Score!

Pass, Shoot, Score!

Abigail Noe, Crown Staff

March 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

Marian's boys basketball had an outstanding season this winter.  Each player has shown true dedication to the sport in their practices and games. But the players weren’t alone, they had a huge support system of family and friends to cheer them on along the way.  Tryouts and practices first ...

A Season for Legends

A Season for Legends

Meredith Bryan, Crown Staff

March 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

The Lady Canes’ basketball season officially came to an end after February 14th's regional game. Though it was a very tough loss against Richmond Burton, the girls overall had a successful season. Though Marian was up 35-14 at halftime, a lucky shot with seconds remaining in the fourth quarter changed...

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 Match for Marian

A New Match for Marian

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

February 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spotlights, Winter

For Anthony Silva (12), wrestling has always been a prominent part of his life. He is a standout star for Marian’s wrestling program because of Silva’s competitiveness and his drive to never lose. Through Silva’s dedication and commitment he has had a very successful high school career. Silva st...

Guys Poms Bring the Heat

Guys Poms Bring the Heat

Laura Knapp, Crown Staff

January 4, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life, Winter

It might have been below zero outside, but the guy poms brought the heat at Lander’s Pavilion with the annual Christmas Dance! All their hard work paid off during half time, when they nailed their hilariously entertaining routine. The junior and senior guys danced to artists from Kesha to Ariana...

Road to Glory

Road to Glory

Elizabeth Latimer, Crown Journalism Club Writer

December 14, 2016


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Sports, Spotlights, Student Life

Starting as the star center - midfielder, Rachel Stone (11) had to walk off the soccer field due to too many concussions. Although finding another competitive sport wouldn’t be a challenge for her, stepping off the soccer field was one of the hardest things for Stone. Stone’s fascination ...

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...

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