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Football Fridays

Football Fridays

Jordan Tarzian, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 29, 2019

American football is a beloved sport that unites a massive and dedicated portion of the country. The roar of the crowd and the pregame locker room meetings get the teams excited for their games. The Hurricanes have had an incredible start to the season. Their shut-down defense had no teams score on t...

Bears and Packers go head to head on Thursday, September 5th

Bears and Packers go head to head on Thursday, September 5th

Allison Kaminski, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 7, 2019

There has always been a rivalry between the Bears and Packers and many of the students and faculty have taken sides of who the best team is. As conversations about the predicted win floated through the hallways and classrooms, many students and teachers engaged in the animated conversations. Thursda...

Boring Bowl

Boring Bowl

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

March 6, 2019

The football season has ended and the world knows the New England Patriots are the 2019 Super Bowl Champions. The Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 in the lowest scoring Super Bowl in history. Also, Tom Brady became the G.O.A.T winning his sixth ring passing up Charles Haley for most rings...

Da Bears are Back in Town

Da Bears are Back in Town

Molly Fitzgerald, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 2, 2018

It’s October, which means football is in full gear. The Chicago Bears have been doing fairly well so far this season with a 3-3  record. One of their losses this season have been to the Green Bay Packers, who they will face again in December. Their second loss was to the Dolphins this past weekend,...

Keeping the Faith on the Field

Keeping the Faith on the Field

Ava Palminteri, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 12, 2018

Tradition has always been a cornerstone of Marian’s structure. Its importance to the school affects almost everything at Marian, including the football games. Years ago, Marian had a tradition of praying on the field after every football game together as students, staff, and players. After years of hav...

Two Sports, One Season

Two Sports, One Season

Amy Herff, Crown Writer

May 17, 2018

Clumps of mud and grass stick to his cleats as he runs down the sideline of the freshly- painted field, wind blowing in his face, and the goal in sight. He kicks the ball high into the air and scores. Moments later, across the street he is preparing for the first football game of the season. This is ...

Return of the Graduates

Return of the Graduates

Elizabeth Latimer, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 18, 2017

Flashbacks of high school flood the stadium late Friday night before the Homecoming football game. Chants and cheers echo across the field creating an uproar of excitement and energy. Despite the cold, the stadium fills with the enthusiasm of fans, players and even players from years. Alumni of d...

Under the Lights Once Again

Under the Lights Once Again

Elizabeth Latimer, Crown Writer & Photographer

September 28, 2017

Adrenaline swiftly fuels both the air and the Hurricane veins. The anticipation from fans and players rushes through the hallways early Friday morning, and the excitement carries on throughout the day. The season that everyone looks forward to has finally arrived. Countless hours of hard work an...

The NFL Economy of Talent

Conor Smith, Crown Staff

April 10, 2017

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...

The Most Bittersweet Night

The Most Bittersweet Night

Sydney Waters, Crown Staff

October 26, 2016

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

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

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...

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