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Giant Challenge 2016: We want YOU here!

The 2016 Giant Challenge is shaping up to be even bigger and better than the first one! Current Giant athletes will again face off against alumni teams. But this year there will be MORE community events. MORE entertainment. MORE recognitions. You don’t want to miss it! >> Mark your calendars now for July 22-24, and click here […]

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Laypoole to coach MHS girls soccer team

Marion High School’s next girls soccer head coach will be a familiar face: Bre Laypoole, a member of the MHS Class of 2007, who was a standout on the team and in the state during her time at the high school, and who went on to success on the national stage, helping propel her college […]

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Social Media & College Recruiting

It seems that every high school and college student-athlete is using some form of social media almost constantly.  With the advent of smart phones, it is easier now than ever before to communicate and share opinions and thoughts.  With this greater opportunity comes a greater responsibility to be wise.  If a high school athlete desires […]

Blackmon to Attend IMG Academy

After helping lead the Marion Giants to the program’s 8th State Championship, Vijay Blackmon will continue his basketball career at the prestigious IMG Academy in Florida.  Blackmon was the second-leading scorer for the Giants this year with 17.4 ppg.  IMG is known for taking student-athletes to a higher level academically and athletically during the year […]

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Kayla Dubuque Earns All-State Honors

While Kayla Dubuque wasn’t trying to obtain all-state honors, the accolades came her way after a standout freshman season. The Marion No. 1 singles player was named to the Indiana High School Tennis Coaches Association All-State second team announced Monday. Dubuque was among six Grant County girls’ players recognized by the coaches. “I was just trying […]

Kaylan Williams Finishes 14th at State

Marion High School long jumper Kaylan Williams finished 14th out of field of 27 jumpers Friday in the IHSAA state championship meet at Indiana University, Bloomington. After fouling on her first attempt, Williams landed jumps of 17 feet, 3 1/2 inches on her second attempt and went to 17-3 3/4 on her third and final jump. “I […]

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Boys Golf Wins Sectional Championship

The Marion Boys Golf team won the Sectional Championship on Saturday.  Braden Drook was the individual Sectional Champ, defeating Oak Hill’s Cody White in a playoff.  Special thanks to the Chronicle-Tribune’s Chuck Landis for writing the following article… Marion’s boys’ golfers undoubtedly had been closing the gap with Oak Hill, but the Giants arrived perhaps […]

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Cardwell, Drake and Jones to Play in All-Star Classic

Three Marion Giants boys’ and girls’ basketball players take part Friday evening in the 11th Hoosiers Reunion All-Star Classic in the Knightstown Gym. Vironnica Drake and Julia Cardwell play in the girls’ game at 6 p.m. and Reggie Jones from the Giants’ Class 3A state champions plays in the boys’ game at 8 p.m. WBAT-1400 […]

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Kayla Dubuque Wins Sectional Championship

Kayla Dubuque won the individual tennis singles Sectional Championship when she defeated Elwood’s Caley Vanbuskirk 6-0, 6-0 at the Bill Beekman Tennis Courts on Saturday.  The freshman will next play Owen Valley’s Kirsten Norman on Saturday, June 4 at 10:00am.  The match will take place at Kokomo high school.  The winner of this match will […]

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NBA’s Randolph among 2016 inductees to MHS Hall of Distinction

The Marion Giants Athletic Department would like to congratulate Zach Randolph, who was named today as one of the 2016 inductees to the Marion High School Hall of Distinction! Zach is an NBA All-Star who has led the Memphis Grizzlies to several playoff appearances, and he has also made his mark as a philanthropist both in Memphis […]

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