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Seniors lead wrestling team to top spot in triple dual meet

The Marion High School wrestling team earned first place at its final home meet on Wednesday, Jan. 22, beating out Wabash, Eastbrook and Northwestern in the triple dual meet. “On Wednesday night we were able to give our senior class a final home meet that hopefully they will remember,” Coach Steve Swinson said on the

Blackmon Jr. among elite players picked for Nike Hoop Summit

Marion High School senior James Blackmon Jr. is among 10 elite high school players chosen for the 2014 USA Junior National Select Team. USA Basketball calls the Nike Hoop Summit the country’s premier annual basketball game for high-school-age boys. The game features America’s top seniors playing against a World Select Team comprised of elite, international

C-T: Blackmon Jr. scores 2,000th point

Marion High School senior and IU recruit James Blackmon Jr. hit a milestone in the Giants’ game against Mississinewa High School on Saturday: his 2,000th career point. “I just appreciate being able to play on the court after my (ACL) injury in my sophomore year and I had to sit out the last part of

Wrestlers go 5-0, earn team championship at Eastern Hancock Invitational

The Marion High School wrestling team competed Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Eastern Hancock Super Six, finishing 5-0 and taking home the team championship. “Just a great bounce back day for our kids after a tough lost to Logansport on Wednesday night,” Coach Steve Swinson said on the team’s Facebook page. “We wrestled with a different

Murphy earns individual 1st in floor exercise; MHS gymnasts take third at meet

On Jan. 15, dozens of gymnasts competed for Marion High School, Western High School and Noblesville High School. For the varsity team, veteran gymnast and MHS junior Emily Murphy earned first place in floor exercise, and third place overall with her all-around score. Noblesville’s team came out on top, with a score of 101.85. Western

Lady Giants beat Mississinewa

The Lady Giants traveled to Mississinewa on Tuesday and came out with a 61 – 50 win.  Here are the box scores from the game. D.Cyrus- 20 pts, 13 rebs, 7blocks V.Drake- 21 pts, 7 rebs, 4 steals J. Cardwell-10 pts, 3 rebs A. Weaver-3 pts, 2 rebs, 2 assist S. Smith- 2 pts, D.

How to get your Giants basketball tickets

A note about tickets for Marion Giants basketball games: Marion High School does not pre-sell single game tickets for basketball games at Bill Green Athletic Arena. (Season tickets are still available, however. They can be bought at the Marion High School Athletics Department office from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.) Single-game tickets

Holt signs on to play golf at Bethel College

Marion High School senior Lindsay Holt on Monday signed with Bethel College to play golf for the Pilots. Lindsay helped lead the golf team to state competition her junior year, and was among the team’s top golfers in her senior season as well, when the Giants finished in fifth place at regionals. She is the

C-T: Learning season for Giants gymnasts

The Marion High School gymnastics team is set to kick off its season on Wednesday at Western High School (after a meet last Thursday was postponed due to snow). Leading the team will be two-time regional qualifier Emily Murphy, an MHS junior. Other returning gymnasts will be junior Courtney Barber, who also competed in last

Blackmon Jr. a McDonald’s All-American nominee

Marion High School senior James Blackmon Jr. is one step closer to following in another of his father’s footsteps. He was recently named a nominee to play in the annual McDonald’s All-American Games, which feature the best high school basketball players in the nation each year. Many NBA stars have participated in the games, and