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Garcia, Strottman lead Lions over Warriors
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 20th, 2017
Linn-Mar sophomore Hannah Garcia scored the lone Lion goal off of an assist from freshman Piper Carey last Thursday evening at home, and it was the only scoring the team would need. The Lions edged their Mississippi Valley Conference rival Cedar Rapids Washington by a 1-0 tally to improve their record to 2-0 both overall and in MVC play.

Indians pick up first win of 2017
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 20th, 2017
After suffering a tough 8-3 defeat at the hands of the Solon Spartans last Tuesday evening, the Marion girls' soccer team bounced back in a big way with a 3-0 triumph over Vinton-Shellsburg on the road last Thursday night. The win was not only Marion's first victory this season overall, but also their first WaMaC Conference victory.

Lions win Ron Kiser Invitational
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 20th, 2017
Not even the stacked field of teams at the annual Ron Kiser Invitational in Muscatine could slow down the red-hot Linn-Mar boys' tennis team. The Lions dominated the tourney en route to the team championship last Saturday.

Marion, LM approach Drake cutoff
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 20th, 2017
Barring an unlikely change of events, a plethora of Marion Indians and Linn-Mar Lions will be representing their respective schools at the Drake Relays starting on Thursday, April 27, at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. The cutoff to qualify for the prestigious track meet is set for Thursday, April 20, at 11:59 p.m.

Swanger signs with TNU
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 20th, 2017
Marion senior Morgan Swanger signed her national letter of intent to continue on her career as a student-athlete last week. The volleyball star will continue her playing in the fall at Trevecca Nazarene University, an NCAA Division II institution that is located in Nashville, Tennessee.

Indians Edge Solon, Thump Vikings
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 20th, 2017
The Marion boys' soccer team is off to a quick start for the 2017 season. After a pair of victories last week over Solon and Vinton-Shellsburg, Marion now holds a record of 3-0, all of which came against WaMaC Conference opponents. Marion clipped Solon by a score of 3-2 while dominating Vinton-Shellsburg by a score of 9-0.

Laube commits to UNI
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 20th, 2017
Kayba Laube may still have more than three years left as a Marion Indian and is currently excelling for Marion on the soccer field, but the freshman decided to commit over the weekend and become a University of Northern Iowa Panther and play for its women's basketball program after graduation.

Lions win three out of four last week
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 20th, 2017
Victories over City High, Western Dubuque, and Camanche last week lifted the Linn-Mar girls' tennis team's record to 6-1 overall. The Lions did, however, suffer their first setback of the season on the road against Pleasant Valley.

Marion sweeps STC
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 20th, 2017
A strong performance over South Tama County last Thursday evening pushed the Marion girls' tennis team's record to 3-2 on the young season. The Indians cruised to victory, winning all nine of their matches against the Trojans.

Lions stun IC West, CR Wash
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 20th, 2017
After a bit of a slow start to the 2017 season, the Linn-Mar boys' soccer team members are back to their winning ways with a pair of thrilling wins last week over Iowa City West and Cedar Rapids Washington. The Lions earned a 2-0 shutout over West, while the victory over Washington came in the form of a 3-2 shootout.

Marion dismantles Maquoketa
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 20th, 2017
A dominating performance from the Marion boys' tennis team has them sitting at 3-0 after defeating Maquoketa on Monday night. The Indians swept the Cardinals 9-0 as they remain unbeaten on the season.

Pinewood Derby race to support Hawkeye Area Council Boy Scouts
by Report submitted · April 20th, 2017
The Boy Scouts of America, Hawkeye Area Council is proud to announce its 2nd Annual Adult Pinewood Derby Event that is open to the public and will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017.

Brooks, Bach shine for Marion
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 13th, 2017
The Marion boys' track and field team placed fourth at both meets last week, one hosted by Anamosa and the other by Dyersville. The Indians picked up three wins at the Fearing Relays in Anamosa while grabbing four victories at the Beckman Co-Ed Relays. Some familiar faces were winners for the Indians, but one of them showed off his versatility to not only the competitors at the meet, but outside of the meet as well.

Indians drop opener to Mount Vernon
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 13th, 2017
The 2017 season kicked off last Friday night for the Marion girls' soccer season at home against Mount Vernon. The Indians battled until the end but ultimately suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of the Mustangs.

Indians get even split in wins and losses
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 13th, 2017
The Marion girls' tennis team lost its first two match-ups of the season against Mount Vernon and Independence last week to start out the season. Although they have started off their season on a bit of a sour note, they came back in the next two meets to win at the Davenport Assumption Tournament and the dual against Western Dubuque.
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