The Crown

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...

Bokowy Battles

Cade Bokowy (12) wrestles in a tough match against Prairie Ridge.

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

May 16, 2019

Throughout the Chicago land region, one team has become an intimidating force in the world of Wrestling. In this tight-knit community, the Hurricanes broke through barriers and records to bring recognition to an ever-growing program. The team and individual wrestlers have built up a glowing reputation a...

History Has Been Made

The Marian Central wrestling team being presented with their 3rd place trophy at Team State.

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

March 21, 2019

Marian Central Catholic High School has just capped off a historic season during the last weekend in February in Bloomington, IL bringing home a Team State trophy. The craziest part about it is how fast the team got turned around. Three years ago David Silva was named Head Coach and what he has done...

Team “Mom”

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer

February 15, 2019

During the sports season, it is the athletes and coaches that are in the spotlight.  However, a smooth sailing season would not be possible without the student managers to help pick up the extra duties to better facilitate practices and games or matches. These great student volunteers alleviate th...

The Storm Is Coming: Wrestling Season

The Marian wrestling team sits down and learns new moves from Coach Silva.

Joey Fitzgerald, Crown Writer & Photographer

November 21, 2018

As 2018 winds down, Marian Central begins to transition to the middle portion of the school year. With that said, we are out with the old and in with the new as our fall sports are over we move into the winter. This winter is exciting as we have the Hurricane Wrestling Team looking for another sh...

The Storm Has Arrived

The Storm Has Arrived

Amy Herff, Crown Writer and Photographer

March 1, 2018

The storm has been building and growing all season as the hurricane of wrestlers has rolled through. The Marian Central wrestlers have beat multiple teams throughout the year by a number of points. The team consists of fourteen starters, ranging in weight from 106 pounds to 285 pounds, along with...

Domination Within the Circle

Domination Within the Circle

Anthony Silva, Crown Staff

June 1, 2017

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...

A New Match for Marian

A New Match for Marian

Gianna Kolner, Crown Staff

February 14, 2017

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...

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...

Marian Wrestlers Make Their Way to State

Marian Wrestlers Make Their Way to State

Lexi Daniello, Crown Staff

February 29, 2016

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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