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Porter Named State Coach of the Year

Marion High School’s tennis coach, Doug Porter, was presented the 2014 Indiana State Tennis Girls Coach of the Year award on Friday, February 6, at the 2015 Indiana Tennis Convention in Indianapolis. This award is given by the Indiana High School Tennis Coaches Association. Porter was awarded the District 4 Coach of the Year last spring and was one

Boys Basketball Travels to Huntington North Tonight

Article written by Chuck Landis of the Chronicle-Tribune Marion and Huntington North renew a nearly 50-year-old boys’ basketball rivalry this evening but for the last time as North Central Conference members. Perhaps for the last time, period. The Giants travel to the Huntington North gym for the 8 p.m. game like they have every other

Marion Wins Gymnastics Meet

Marion defeated Peru Wednesday night to give Coach Anthony Burke his first career high school gymnastics win.  The final score was 87.30 for Marion and 67.05 for Peru. Both teams displayed good sportsmanship and cheered one another on.  The event ended with an impromptu “dance-off” with both teams joining in on the fun. Individual Results:

Girls Basketball Advances in Sectional Play

The Marion girls basketball team avenged an earlier loss as they defeated Kokomo 50-47 in the first round of sectionals Tuesday night. Marion travels back to McCutcheon on Friday night for the the semifinal round of Sectionals.  They will play Logansport at approximately 7:30. Marion improves to 15-6 overall after finishing in a tie for

Giants Participate in College Prospect Camp

Three Marion Giant Baseball seniors participated in the Eric Wedge College Prospects camp on the first weekend of February at the Ash Center in Fort Wayne. The Giants participating were Isaiah Smith, Javon Yeakel and Eli Foreman. College coaches from around the state put the players through a combine type workout. Pictured left to right

Marion Athletic Website 3rd Most Visited Indiana High School Site

The Marion High School athletic website was the third most visited high school athletic website in Indiana according to Varsity News Network.  This was the highest ever ranking for www.MarionGiantsSports.com. “We’ve worked hard to keep the website current and interesting”, said Marion athletic director, Jamy Bechler.  “At the college level, they have a sports information

JC Herring is Chronicle-Tribune’s Athlete of the Week

The Chronicle-Tribune named Marion High School sophomore JC Herring its’ male athlete of the week after he won his first regional wrestling championship on Saturday. Herring won the 106-pound championship during Saturday’s regional at Peru High School. Herring defeated Western sophomore Payton Lechner by fall in 2:45 in the championship match. Herring had lost to

Wrestlers Advance to Semi-State

Four Marion Giant wrestlers advance to Semi-State with their performances at the IHSAA’s Peru Regional on Saturday.  They included JC Herring, Devin Maggard, Josh Gadd and De’Andre Hodge. JC Herring won the Regional Championship when he pinned Western’s Payton Lechner, who was 30-4 entering the match.  Lechner defeated Herring last week at Sectionals.  Herring is

Girls Finish 2nd in the NCC

A dominating performance by the Marion girls basketball team was fitting as they finished up the regular season with a 61-29 victory over visiting Lafayette Jefferson and a second-place finish in the North Central Conference. The Giants finish the regular season with a 14-8 overall record and a 7-2 NCC record.  Muncie Central also has

Big 2nd Half Propels Marion to Victory

A big 3rd quarter helped give the Marion Giants a 81-71 victory over Lafayette Jefferson at the Bill Green Arena Friday night. Team play and hustle by the Marion Giants broke open a game that was tied 36-36 at the half.  Marion outscored the Bronchos 21-13 in the 3rd quarter. The Giants improve to 10-8