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Chronicle-Tribune Preview: Softball

Story by Matt Wilson of the Chronicle-Tribune Second-year coach Gary Henderson is optimistic about this year’s Marion softball team. The Giants return players who gained valuable varsity experience last year. Complementing those players are a couple of freshmen and some transfers which he feels also will help the Giant program. And with this being the

Girls Tennis Ready to Defend Regional Championship

With more than half of their players returning, including the #1 Singles and #2 Singles players, the Marion girls tennis team is ready to defend their Regional Championship. It was the first Regional Championship for Marion since 2010, as the Top-25 Giants ended the season 16-4 overall. Coach Doug Porter has ramped up the schedule

Spring Schedule Updates

Here are updates to what was printed in the spring pocket schedule: Corrections or Additions April 18 – JV Golf at Rochester Invite (incorrectly listed as April 19) April 18 – JV Softball game at Oak Hill is moved to April 29 at 5:00pm.  It will be a DH at Swayzee Elementary. April 20 –

Status of April 9th Contests

Because of the anticipated inclement weather today, the following events are cancelled.  We have provided the make-up dates, if one has been finalized. CANCELLED: Home Boys Golf vs. Oak Hill Home JV Baseball vs. Alexandria (rescheduled for April 23) Softball @ Madison-Grant  (rescheduled for April 28) Girls Tennis @ Mississinewa (rescheduled for April 15) Girls/Boys

Marion off to the best start since 1999

Marion baseball is off to its’ best start since 1999 as Clint Davis’ squad is 3-1 after a victory last night against Eastbrook. Senior Eli Foreman pitched a complete-game in the Giants 2-1 home win.  Foreman had seven strikeouts while allowing just three hits.  This was his second complete-game of the young season. Marion had

Track Meet Canceled

Tonight’s track meet at Oak Hill has been canceled because of impending thunderstorms.  A make up date will be forthcoming.

Chronicle-Tribune Preview: Marion Baseball

Article written by Chuck Landis of the Chronicle-Tribune While Grant County schools have shut down for spring break, the Marion baseball team spent Wednesday afternoon indoors in the Justice Marshall Intermediate School gym getting ready for its season opener. Coach Clint Davis had 29 of his 32 varsity and jayvee players participating in the practice,

Kaylan Williams to Play Division I Soccer

Story written by Matt Wilson of the Chronicle-Tribune The University of New Hampshire just seemed like the perfect fit for Marion High School junior Kaylan Williams. The Wildcat women’s soccer program advanced to the NCAA Championship for the first time in program history last year. And the school also had what Williams was looking for

Marion to Move from Class 4A to Class 3A

The Indiana High School Athletic Association has announced the new classifications for IHSAA member schools in several sports for the next two school years. Marion was one of the most prominent schools in Indiana that was affected by the new classifications.  For the next two years, Marion High School will now compete in 3A for

Vijay Blackmon Named to the Indiana Junior All-Star Team

Vijay Blackmon, a junior at Marion High School, has been named to the Junior All-Star North Team.  Blackmon averaged 21.3 points, 5.1 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 2.0 steals per game. The 6’2″ junior also reached the 1000 career point plateau this year as well.  The Junior All-Stars were voted on by the Indiana Basketball Coaches