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Their Last Shot

Janelle Allen(12) signing to her dream college after finishing up a fantastic basketball season.

Emma Johnson, Crown Writer and Photographer

March 9, 2020

Throughout this basketball season, the girls’ team has been through their ups and down. However, on Wednesday, January 29, the players on the girls' basketball team went through the most emotions they have all season. The seniors on the girls' basketball team played their last high school home gam...

Pin It To Win It

John Herff(9) takes to ready stance for his first match of the day

Veronica Peterson, Crown Writer and Photographer

March 9, 2020

The pressure was on for both of Marian Central’s wrestling team with their very first home event. With their first home event of the season, the whole wrestling program was full of excitement. As the team is ranked first there were all positive thoughts. The Marian community was ready to cheer on their bel...

Allez!

The fencing team congratulates foil captain Emily Markowski (12) on placing in the top eight during her first individual match.

Arianna Benitez, Crown Writer and Photographer

March 9, 2020

Fencing, a sport created when a wise man said, “Let’s stab each other, but make it legal.” To the untrained eye, fencing may look like controlled stabbing, but there are a lot more skills that go it the sport than that. Skills that our Marian Central fencing team possesses. This team of skilled...

All She Wants To Do Is Dance

The dance team starting their final practice before competing.

Maddison Shepard, Crown Writer and Photographer

March 9, 2020

With lots to do, from choreographing to fixing little details in their dance, the dance team is restlessly preparing for upcoming competitions, to do what they love. Dance captains Catherine Pawlak (11), Sofie Brown (12), and Lauren Biasco (11) work with the team to create and improve their competition d...

A New Season With New Beginnings

The JV tennis team excited for the Hoco parade on their amazing float.

Emma Johnson, Crown Writer and Photographer

January 22, 2020

Fall has begun which is a time for a change and new beginnings. The new tennis season is a great example of this. With the 2019 season, there are new coaches and new players that go along with the new year. Whether new or more of an experienced player, the goal for most is to become a better player and...

College Commits

Lauren Payton (12) swims her way to her Saint Louis University scholarship.

Molly Fitzgerald, Crown Writer and Photographer

November 21, 2018

High School athletes work hard every day for four years to get an offer from a college. Now is finally the time for Marian’s own, Maggie Finnegan, Amber Reynolds, and Lauren Payton (12) to sign for their college commitment. Their friends and family surround them to support this achievement. Col...

Tennis Transformation

Tennis Transformation

Alexis Potash, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 15, 2018

A season of serves like none before. A new coach has taken over the Girl's Tennis team, Coach Gina Jasovic.  Along with a new coach, there was also a more intense practice schedule that has been implemented including a new weight training and conditioning schedule. A new uniform is now being wor...

Marian Spikes Back

Marian Spikes Back

Amber Gorbel, Crown Writer and Photographer

October 15, 2018

The Marian Central volleyball team is as fierce as ever, running onto the court with all of their energy. As they stare through the net at their opponents, they wait for the first serve to come over. The feeling of anticipation fills the gym as the serve flys over from the other team. The Hurricanes ...

Get Ready For a “Run”derful Season!

Get Ready For a “Run”derful Season!

Abby Noe and Crown Staff

April 10, 2017

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, ...

En Garde!

En Garde!

Conor Smith, Crown Staff

February 16, 2017

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.

A New Chapter for an Old Sport

A New Chapter for an Old Sport

Conor Smith, Crown Staff

December 13, 2016

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

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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