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Serving Up Success

Serving Up Success

Kailin Fortin, Crown Staff

November 28, 2016


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

After breaking two records, a second consecutive trip to state, five ESCC all-conference awards including the award for Coach of the Year and Player of the Year, the Hurricanes Girls' Volleyball season comes to a close. This year will hold an even more difficult goodbye for the players and coach...

Boys’ Golf Season Summary

Boys’ Golf Season Summary

Kennidy Giles, Crown Staff

November 28, 2016


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

This year, the Boys' Golf Team consisted of a varsity team and a junior varsity. While the season was undoubtedly competitive, the upperclassmen also put emphasis on making the new players and underclassmen feel prepared and excited for the year. Senior Cade Seegers said, “We upperclassman made...

Kickin’ Off the Season

Kickin’ Off the Season

Sydney Waters, Crown Staff

November 14, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Throughout a season of long practices and tough Conference games, the Marian Boys’ Soccer Team faced every challenge with hard work, dedication, and perseverance. The East Suburban Catholic Conference they play in is one of the most difficult in the entire state of Illinois. No matter what the weather, the...

What Curse?

What Curse?

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

November 9, 2016


Filed under National, News, Showcase, Sports

With the Cubs down 2 games by Game 4, maybe your faith and high hopes began to fade. You were thinking maybe this isn’t our time yet or the curse is real. The thought “there's always next year,” pops into your head for a slight second, as it seems to every year. But not anymore. The 2016 Chica...

The Most Bittersweet Night

The Most Bittersweet Night

Sydney Waters, Crown Staff

October 26, 2016


Filed under Fall, News, School, Showcase, Sports

As the vibrant sun goes down, the bleachers begin to fill with screaming fans dressed in “farm” gear for senior night. A new theme is picked by the senior spirit leaders for each sporting event. Inspired by Sam Olrich (12), the theme for senior night was “farmers” which consisted of pitchforks, ...

Poms Team Showcases Their Spirit

Poms Team Showcases Their Spirit

Abigail Noe, Crown Staff

October 26, 2016


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

The Marian Central Dance Team has been practicing for this year’s season since July.  Right from the beginning they had to learn new dances and techniques to prepare themselves for the upcoming games, competitions, and prep rallies.  The team is coached by Chris Oppasser, and is also led by their...

Homecoming Game vs. Carmel

Homecoming Game vs. Carmel

Conor Smith, Crown Staff

October 25, 2016


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

After a fun week of dressing up for the various themes that go with homecoming week, nothing is better to close the week and start the weekend than screaming and cheering for your football team. The team’s head coach, Mike Maloney, was asked about the team’s preparation, he was pleased at how “We...

Cross Country’s Byrne Fest

Cross Country’s Byrne Fest

Laura Knapp, Crown Staff

September 26, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports, Student Life

On September 17th, the Marian Cross country team competed at the 17th Annual Byrne Fest. The meet is held in honor of Ryan Byrne, a cross country runner and a Woodstock alumni, who passed away at a young age. Byrne Fest is held to remember and honor Ryan, as such it is organized very differently from...

First Responders Night

First Responders Night

Jenna Walker and Keegan Edwards, Crown Staff

September 21, 2016


Filed under Fall, News, School, Sports

First Responders are people who are trained to provide medical care to an emergency before other medical people arrive on the scene, they save lives everyday, and rarely get honored as they should. On September 9th, at the Marian football game, these first responders got to feel the respect that they...

A Summer in Rio

A Summer in Rio

Jenna Walker, Crown Staff Writer

September 13, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, World

 This year in the Olympics, the USA ended with 121 medals, 46 of them gold. Over the past 6 olympics, the US has come out on top with the most gold medals and the highest total of medals overall. One of the most successful U.S. olympians is Michael Phelps. This year is said to be Michael Phelps’ la...

Acing It

Acing It

Lexi Daniello, Crown Staff

May 25, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spotlights, Spring, Student Life

Throughout his four years at Marian, found himself returning to the tennis program every year. Hufman became more and more serious about the sport and all that it has to offer the more he played. Starting from when he was five, Hufman enjoyed the strategy that tennis required. “Without focus,” Hufman...

Managing the Team

Managing the Team

Hayley Hartmann, Crown Writer

May 25, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spotlights, Student Life, Winter

Alayna Herbst has been a manager for the boys basketball team since freshman year. Herbst wanted to get involved because she “loves the sport, but isn’t good at actually playing basketball. I thought this position would be perfect!” Freshman year, she learned how everything was done, and each year...

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