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FEATURED PHOTO · Marion's Maverick Miller beats the tag of Anamosa third baseman Michael Martenson during the first game of a double-header played in Marion. Marion won both games against the Raiders with scores of 19-1 and 10-0. | Times Photo by Ken Gilchrist
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Linn-Mar Lions shutout by CR Wash
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · September 21st, 2017
The Linn-Mar football team finished their non-district slate of games with a winless record as they suffered a 38-0 loss at the hands of Cedar Rapids Washington last Thursday night at Kingston Stadium in Cedar Rapids. The Lions seemed to have no answer for the Warrior tailback Haven Henningsen, who rushed for just under 200 yards and three touchdowns on the ground.

Wahlert dominates Indians
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · September 21st, 2017
So far this season, the Marion football team's bread and butter offensive team has been the two-headed rushing attack of Trevor Paulsen and Chris Mohwinkle. Needing a big game from the dynamic duo in the backfield on Friday, the Indians managed just 58 rushing yards on 15 carries as Dubuque Wahlert controlled the trenches on their way to a 34-14 victory over Marion.

Fopma suffers rare loss
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · September 21st, 2017
Marion senior Jeremy Fopma was defeated on Saturday, something that hasn't happened a lot in his prep cross country career.

Lion golfers remain consistent
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · September 21st, 2017
It's been about two weeks since the Linn-Mar boys' golf team has picked up a team win; however the team has remained consistent, placing second at the
Mississippi Valley Conference - Mississippi Division meet, and second on Monday night at Bunker Hill in Dubuque.

Lions VB cruise by Waterloo West
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · September 21st, 2017
The fourth-ranked Linn-Mar volleyball team made quick work of Waterloo West in their matchup last week. The Lions swept the Wahawks in straight sets by totals of 25-9, 25-6 and 25-14 to improve their record to 17-3 on the season.

Noble, Brennecke help teams earn wins
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · September 21st, 2017
A pair of standout wide receivers at Linn-Mar, Coe's Trevor Noble and Wartburg's Griffin Brennecke may not have had breakout games last Saturday, but they contributed in the departments that may not pop up in the box score. Noble and Brennecke each had one catch apiece, but they helped their teams get victories to remain unbeaten.

Poellet leads Lions at Heartland Classic
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · September 21st, 2017
She's only just a freshman, but that hasn't stopped Micah Poellet from setting the tone for the Linn-Mar girls' cross country team in the early stages of the season. Poellet has consistently been a front-runner for the Lions, and that continued last Saturday at the annual Heartland Classic Cross Country Meet in Ames. Poellet came up short of the win, but did manage to earn a third place finish against a stacked field of runners.

Saints defeat Marion twice
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · September 21st, 2017
With the goal in mind of defending their home court on Saturday, the Marion volleyball team did a solid of job of it for the most part-except for when they squared off against Cedar Rapids Xavier. Marion lost twice on Saturday, both times to the Saints as they were beaten in pool play and in the tournament championship.

Fopma wins race at Noelridge Park
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · September 14th, 2017
Marion distance ace Jeremy Fopma showed, yet again, why he's the man to beat in eastern Iowa. Last weekend at the Cedar Rapids Invitational hosted by Cedar Rapids Washington at Noelridge Park, Fopma won by more than 30 seconds, leaving runner-up Caden Turnbough from City High and third-place Linn-Mar runner Dylan Dolezal in the dust.

Lions capture L-M Invite
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · September 14th, 2017
The Linn-Mar Varsity Volleyball Invitational Tournament has been around since 2009 when Dubuque Hempstead won the inaugural tourney championship. The Lions have never claimed the title of their own meet - until now. The Lions went 6-0 for the day and reigned supreme over the competition to become the sixth different program to win the meet title.

Indians defeat VS, go 2-2 at Linn-Mar
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · September 14th, 2017
The Marion volleyball team started off the week strong with a 3-0 victory over WaMaC rival Vinton-Shellsburg before splitting four games at the Linn-Mar Volleyball Invitational. After winning three matches and losing two, the Indians now own a record of 7-4 overall.

Paulsen, Mohwinkle run wild on Sabers
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · September 14th, 2017
After suffering a disappointing 17-14 loss to Benton Community in week two, the Marion football team rebounded nicely by dominating Central DeWitt by a 49-3 final tally last Friday night. The Indian rushing attack accounted for well over 300 yards and five touchdowns due in large part to the dynamic duo of quarterback Trevor Paulsen and running back Chris Mohwinkle.

Gosch to run for RedTails
by Brandon Leonard Coorespondent · September 14th, 2017
Former Linn-Mar prep Dalton Gosch is running for the new Hawkeye Community College RedTails Men's Cross Country program. According to a press release from the school, Gosch is enrolled in the school as an Emergency Medical Services major and competing nicely in the early going of the season.

Lions edged by J-Hawks on home turf
by Brandon Leonard Coorespondent · September 14th, 2017
The Linn-Mar Lions are still searching for their first win of the 2017 season after a 27-20 loss to non-district foe Cedar Rapids Jefferson last Friday night. Despite a 200-yard performance from Alex Hess, the Lions still could not capitalize and get into the win column.

Mystics eliminate Liberty, Stokes
by Brandon Leonard Coorespondent · September 14th, 2017
The New York Liberty entered the WNBA playoffs as the hottest team in the league, riding a 10-game winning streak into the postseason. Their late season efforts pushed them into a first-round bye but that might not have been a good thing as the Liberty cooled off while the Washington Mystics kept playing. Superstar Elena Delle Donne balled out and a red-hot Kristi Toliver, who went 9-for-16 from three-point territory, spelled disaster for Kiah Stokes' squad. The Mystics used a strong second and third quarter performance to eliminate the Liberty team on Sunday night in Madison Square Garden.
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