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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...

More Than Just a Game

More Than Just a Game

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

May 25, 2016


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports, Spotlights, Uncategorized

Playing football at Marian has given Isaac McGuire memories on and off the field with his friends and teammates. Inspired by his older brother, McGuire decided to play football, and the game quickly became a major priority for him. McGuire describes his time being a Hurricane as “Something that will...

Leaping Up

Leaping Up

Cassidy Grubbe, Crown Staff

April 4, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Dance is a major sport that is overlooked by many. Commonly thought of as just the halftime entertainment until the “real sport” comes back on. However, what the crowd does not know is the all the preparation that goes into each routine. Dancers start classes at just two years old training to develop...

Thursday Night Lights?

Thursday Night Lights?

Haley Hartmann, Crown Staff

March 7, 2016


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Sports, Winter

Marian has a hockey team? Who knew! Marian Central’s floor hockey team has been around for several seasons now. This year, six teams are participating in hopes of becoming the champions of the 2016 season.

Marian Wrestlers Make Their Way to State

Marian Wrestlers Make Their Way to State

Lexi Daniello, Crown Staff

February 29, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

The weekend of February 19th was the final competition for three Marian wrestlers as they closed out their successful season with the honors of wrestling at the State Farm Center at the University of Illinois in the State Finals.

Athlete Spotlight: Adam Pischke

Athlete Spotlight: Adam Pischke

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

December 11, 2015


Filed under Sports, Spotlights

After almost four years on Marian Central's Varsity Boys Basketball team, coaches are anticipating a great season from point-guard Adam Pischke (12).

Running the Show

Running the Show

Lexi Daniello, Crown Staff

December 7, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spotlights

Abigail Jones (11) celebrates the end of her cross country season with a trip to the State Finals. Known by most for her incredible athletic ability, Jones remains humble by giving most of her success to her teammates.

Saint Viator was No Match for Our Boys in Red

Saint Viator was No Match for Our Boys in Red

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

November 5, 2015


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

Marian faced St.Viator for the annual Homecoming football game on October 9th. Homecoming is a time for alumni, students, and staff to come to George Harding Field to watch the Canes play. Homecoming King and Queen are also crowned at this game. Nicole Rhodes (12) and Emitt Peisert (12) were the 2015-2016...

Working Towards Perfection on the Courts

Working Towards Perfection on the Courts

Taylor Anderson, Crown Staff

October 1, 2015


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Four students, six games, one match, one team and one goal, to win.

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