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Indians win Class 3A Championship
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 25th, 2017
They didn't win the WaMaC Conference Championship. They didn't win their Class 3A District Meet either. But, they did win the big one. The Marion boys' track and field team capped off another historic Iowa High School State Track and Field Meet over the weekend, claiming the Class 3A State Championship. The title was the first in Marion boys' track and field history.

Lion girls, boys place top 10 in 4A
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 25th, 2017
Although there was a lot of success over the weekend for both the Linn-Mar girls' and boys' track and field programs, a lot of the results did not go exactly how they wanted them to go. The Lion girls scored 44 points to place fourth in the Class 4A team race while the boys scored 38 points to tie for seventh with Dowling Catholic. Races were won, but both teams felt there should've been more gold medal performances.

Linn-Mar golfers qualify for Class 5A State
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 25th, 2017
There was no stopping Cedar Falls at the Class 5A regional golf meet on Monday in Waterloo at the Irv Warren Memorial Golf Course, but that's not all that bad if you're the Linn-Mar girls' golf team. A second place finish was good enough to help them secure a spot at this year's Class 5A State Golf Meet that will take place at Coldwater Links in Ames.

Lions earn trip to State Semis
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 25th, 2017
Victories over Ottumwa and Ames helped propel the Linn-Mar boys' tennis team back into the Class 2A Team State Tennis Tournament over the weekend. The Lions are back in the final four yet again, their third appearance in the semifinals in the last four seasons.

Lions eye State Tennis bid
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 25th, 2017
The Linn-Mar girls' tennis team needs just one more victory to advance to the Class 2A State Team Tennis Tournament. After defeating Cedar Rapids Jefferson, Waterloo West, and Cedar Rapids Washington, the Lions faced off with Pleasant Valley on Tuesday, May 23, at Cedar Rapids Veteran's Memorial Courts where the winner will move on to the Class 2A Team tourney. (Results not available at press time.)

Marion falls to West Dub, WL
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 25th, 2017
After starting the 2017 season with a blistering hot 7-0 record, the Marion boys' soccer team is on a losing streak, losing four of the last six games after dropping games to Western Dubuque and West Liberty last week to round out regular season play. The Bobcats defeated Marion by a 4-2 count on Tuesday while the Comets rolled to a 6-1 win over the Indians.

Meister, Miller qualify for State singles
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 25th, 2017
Marion seniors Nate Meister and Maverick Miller did battle with each other last week to advance to the Class 1A State Singles Tennis Meet and will do battle with 14 others starting on Friday as they eye a state title.

MHS prepares for Class 2A playoffs
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 25th, 2017
The Marion girls' soccer team will begin a run for the Class 2A State Championship on Thursday night in Marion as they take on Maquoketa at 5 p.m.

Linn-Mar tennis team disposes of CR Jeff
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
The Linn-Mar girls' tennis team picked up a 5-0 win over Cedar Rapids Jefferson last week. The Lions and J-Hawks only played singles matches as Linn-Mar picked up wins in all of the pairings on Saturday.

Lions split games against Waterloo schools
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
A well-rounded, team effort by the Linn-Mar boys soccer team helped them earn their seventh victory of the season last week on the road against Waterloo East. The Lions picked up a hard-fought 4-0 win over the Trojans in Mississippi Valley Conference play last Tuesday evening.

Lions, Indians eye big goals at State Track and Field Meet
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
If you're a fan of the Linn-Mar Lions, the Marion Indians, or both schools and plan to attend this year's Iowa High School State Track and Field Meet, get ready. Pack your sunscreen, grab some snacks, and get comfortable because both schools will be well represented at Drake Stadium. Both high schools will have a combined 50 chances to score points between both the boys and girls, and will have their eyes on scoring a lot of points to try to claim state championships.

Indians win one, lose one
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
The Marion boys' soccer team suffered its second loss of the season last week. One positive about the loss, though, is that it was not against a WaMaC Conference opponent. The Indians suffered a 3-2 loss against Mount Pleasant but rebounded nicely against West Delaware with a 2-0 win to push their overall record to 9-2 and 9-1 in WaMaC play.

Lions go three-for-three
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
After suffering a 2-1 loss to City High back on May 5, the Linn-Mar girls' soccer team has righted the ship with a three-game winning streak last week. The Lions won by a 10-0 margin over Waterloo East at home and also took to the road to dispose of Iowa City West and Waterloo West as well, which improves their

Lions second at MVC Mississippi Divisional
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
The Linn-Mar girls' golf team rounded out the grueling MVC Mississippi Divisional golf meet on Monday. Some of Mississippi Valley Conference's best golfers finished off the three-day 54-hole tournament to determine who would sit on top of the Mississippi Division. For the Lions, the team finished with five golfers who earned post-season honors. However, it wasn't enough to win the divisional title as Dubuque Wahlert flexed their muscles throughout to claim the Mississippi Divisional title.

Marion throttles Benton, WD
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
It was smooth sailing for the Marion girls' soccer team last week as they destroyed both Benton Community and West Delaware by 10-0 counts to improve their record to 7-5 overall. The Indians also edged Anamosa by a 1-0 tally earlier in the week as they finished 3-0 for the week.
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