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Friends On and Off the Court

Friends On and Off the Court

Kennidy Giles, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spotlights, Winter

For Senior Grace Shukis, basketball has been an important part of her life since she was a kid. Growing up with an older sister and two younger brothers kept her active, never bored, and started her interests in athletics. Grace Shukis attended St. Joseph’s Catholic school where she played on her ...

Domination Within the Circle

Domination Within the Circle

Anthony Silva, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spotlights, Winter

This season was one to remember for Marian Central’s Adam Konopka (12) after ending with an impressive record of 28-6. Konopka has put six years of his life into the sport of wrestling. He joined in seventh grade: a decision that would greatly affect his life and mold him into the man that he is tod...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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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.

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