Dance team performs at state, places fifth in pom

GaeaKaan On Feb. 18 the competition dance team competed for a state title in Grand Island, Neb. The team placed fifth in the Class A pom category scoring a total of 83.0 with zero deductions.  Dance team captain senior Lexi Ketcham reflected on the year positively, saying, “The year was challenging with COVID restrictions, but […]

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Swimming and diving team wins back-to-back state championship title

NatalieCusick The swim and dive team defended their first place title Feb. 25-27 with 16 gold medals in seven different events. They ended the meet 171 points above runner up Lincoln Southwest. Their 416-point total was the sixth highest point total in the state and third highest in Marian history.  Senior Megan Carter started the […]

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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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Meet Marian’s newest college athletes

Jessica Brusnahan is swimming at Lindenwood. “When I started looking at schools after deciding I wanted to swim, I wasn’t sure how close to home. I wanted to try to be close enough that I could come home on the weekends if I wanted. Lindenwood was the second of the three schools I visited, and truly […]

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