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ALUMNI NEWS: MHS grad earns spot on PGA LatinoAmerica Tour

Last week, Marion High School alumnus Erik Barnes qualified for the PGA LatinoAmerica Tour. Barnes graduated from MHS in 2006, and he has been competing professionally since 2007, according to the PGA LatinoAmerica Tour press release announcing this year’s qualifying competitors. He placed 16th at the qualifying tournament last week in Sebring, Fla. The top

Catch the fan bus to the basketball doubleheader at Richmond!

Attention, Marion High School students: Want to travel to Richmond to watch the girls’ and boys’ basketball teams take on the Red Devils on Friday, Jan. 31? Catch the spirit and travel on the fan bus! Listen for more information during announcements during the school day TODAY, Wednesday, Jan. 29, or check in at the

IBCA names Blackmon Jr. player of the week for second time this season

Marion High School senior James Blackmon Jr. has been named the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association Player of the Week for the second time this season. The IU recruit earned the most recent IBCA/Subway Player of the Week honor with his 42-point performance in the Giants’ victory over Anderson 93-74 on Jan. 24. He also earned

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