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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Young athletes build the future of the Marian athletic program

SophiaVirgillito The Varsity cross country (XC) team was on the chase for a state title this year. Marian had previously claimed seven team Class A state championships in 1998, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007. Marian has also had four individual state championships claimed by runners in the years of 1999 by Anna Jones, […]

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Marian athletes wear masks to practices, sporting events, but outside activites put the entire community at risk of COVID-19

SophiaVirgillito Exercising and playing sports while wearing a mask reduces the possibility of contracting COVID-19. Marian athletes are required to wear face masks when playing close contact sports, such as volleyball and cheerleading. Most students even wear them while at their local gyms to protect themselves and their community members. The CDC states that while […]

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Future college athletes train to be better prepared

MaggiePeklo Training and conditioning for athletes is not unfamiliar. Four Marian students, seniors Parker Stafford and Liv Mathews and juniors Abby Russel and Abby Jacobsen, train with personal trainer and nutrition expert Coach Greyson “G” McDaniel. Stafford has been training with McDaniel in order to build her strength and endurance, so she can be a […]

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New strength, conditioning coaches aid student athlete performance

By J1 Reporters Lizzy Lampert and Sarah Ritterling This past summer and into the fall Marian athletes have had the opportunity to work with new strength coaches. Coaches Lauren Barefoot and Molly Pettit from Nebraska Performance Academy worked with athletes each week to better their performance through strength training. The strength training program at Marian […]

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