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Laura Friday Named Evansville Captain

Marion High School graduate Laura Friday has been named one of three captains for this year’s University of Evansville women’s basketball team. Friday is the only non-senior that was named as a captain. Last year, Friday played in 24 games for the Purple Aces, a NCAA Division I school that competes in the Missouri Valley

Tennis Players Earn All-State Honors

After a very successful tennis for the boys tennis team, a few individuals have earned all-state honors. Senior Tejas Srikanth was honored as a 2nd Team All-State Singles Player. Srikanth ended up 20-6 and reached the individual Sectional Championship. Junior Alex Lyons and Sophomore Nick Spitzer were recognized for their accomplishments with Honorable Mention All-State

Alec Turner Opens College Career in Indiana

Former Marion Giant, Alec Turner, will begin his college career Friday night back in the Hoosier state when he plays at Grace College in Winona Lake, IN.  After starting in the backcourt and serving as co-captain with James Blackmon, Jr., Alec is now a freshman player for Concordia University located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Concordia

Basketball Season Tickets On-Sale in Auditorium

Boys basketball season tickets will be available on Monday, Nov. 3. Returning season-ticket holders get first priority on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Starting Thursday, season tickets will be available to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Walton Performing Arts Center box office on the campus of Marion High School. The office will be

Booster Club Membership Drive

The Marion Giant Athletic Booster Club membership drive is now underway.   This is a great way to support the student-athletes and teams that represent Marion.  Marion has a rich and proud tradition of excellence on and off the playing fields.  The MGAB’s financial contributions have made Giant impacts on all 20 of Marion’s sports and

Giants Prepare for 2nd Round Football Matchup

After a convincing 38-20 victory against Jay County last Friday night, the Marion Giants are ready to go on the road to face Norwell this Friday.  Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 pm. Marion got a huge game out of Senior running back Will Collins to propel them to a first-round victory Friday night.  On only

Bill Green Arena Hosts Gymnasts

By Matt Wilson Sarah Witta enjoyed having an opportunity to perform her gymnastic routines in front of local fans on Saturday. Witta was one of three members of the Mid-America competitive gymnastics team that competed in the second session of Saturday’s Red, White and Boom Invitational at Marion High School’s Bill Green Athletic Arena. “I

Physicals Needed for Winter Sport Practices

Girls Basketball and Girls Swimming kick off the winter sports season this week with practice starting Monday, October 27th. Wrestling beings on November 3rd and both Boys Basketball and Boys Swimming starts on November 10th.  Gymnastics begins on November 24th.  In order to participate in any sports you must have completed paperwork on file with

Giants Win Playoff Game

By Chuck Landis Marion didn’t possess the ball often Friday evening, but more than enough to secure its first football playoff victory in three years. Behind the big playmaking abilities of Will Collins and Lorenzo Trevino, the Giants outscored Jay County 38-20 in the Class 4A Sectional 20 opening round game at Dick Lootens

Gymnastics event headed to Marion

By Matt Wilson Grace Turner decided to join the Mid America competitive gymnastics team this year just because she wanted to be a part of something. The 13-year-old from Jonesboro hasn’t even been involved in gymnastics for three years yet. But Turner still had a strong showing during Mid America’s first meet in Mishawaka