Title IX levels playing field for women, leaves lasting legacy 

ElleianaGreen Sixty-six state championships. In 50 short years, Marian High School has become a powerhouse for women’s athletics, but it wasn’t always this way. Passed in 1972 by President Richard Nixon, Title IX leveled the playing field for women and men’s athletics.  Although Title IX didn’t apply to private schools, it created competition and allowed […]

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America’s pastime disregards American history

AnnaRasgorshek In the 2021 World Series championship game between the Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros, shortstop Dansby Swanson connected with first baseman Freddie Freeman to make the winning out. The Braves held their trophy high, celebrating their first national championship in 26 years. But their celebration left a sour taste in the mouths of many. […]

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Fast freshmen help lead the cross country team to strong finishes

Story by Fiona Gautschi  In most high school sports, it is usually the upperclassmen who carry the team. In cross country, the freshmen are often just as good or better than others who might have more experience with the sport. This is often because freshmen girls are usually smaller, which can be to their advantage […]

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Softball concludes season with district games, hope for future

Story by Maddie Adam  The softball team concluded its season with districts on Oct. 6-7. After a successful season, the team finished ranked eighth in the state, despite not making it to the state tournament. The first day of districts concluded with an 11-1 win against Omaha Northwest. Seniors Alyssa Cathcart and Dani Schlader contributed […]

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Cheer team performs at state, brings home runner-up trophy in traditional A category

GaeaKaan On Feb. 19 the competition cheerleading team concluded their season by taking home the state runner-up trophy in the Class A traditional category after competing in Grand Island, Neb. They scored an 86.5 with only a quarter point deduction throughout the entire routine. This accomplishment demonstrated the team’s dedication and hard work put in […]

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