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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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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.

Bobcats edge Indians
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · September 7th, 2017
After lighting up the scoreboard in week one, the Marion football team struggled to move the ball consistently and put up points as they suffered a 17-14 loss to Benton Community in Van Horne last Friday evening. The Indian offense put up just 110 yards of total offense in the losing effort.

Marion volleyball wins three, loses two
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · September 7th, 2017
A stretch of solid play landed the Marion volleyball team in the final four of the Warrior Invitational hosted by Cedar Rapids Washington last Saturday in Cedar Rapids. The Indians were winners of three of their five matches, getting bounced in the semifinals by Linn-Mar.

Liberty earns first round bye in WNBA Playoffs
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · September 7th, 2017
The WNBA Playoffs are slated to begin on Wednesday, September 6, as Linn-Mar alum Kiah Stokes and her New York Liberty will wait and see who they will do battle with in the second round of the tournament. After a strong late season push, the Liberty earned the number three seed and will play their first postseason game on Sunday, September 10, against an opponent that is yet to be determined.

Linn-Mar spikers champions at Warrior Invite
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · September 7th, 2017
An early pool play setback did not slow down the Linn-Mar volleyball team's effort nor rattle their cage. After losing their first game to Cedar Rapids, Xavier, the Lions won four straight games to claim the championship at the annual Warrior Invitational hosted by Cedar Rapids, Washington.

Poellet, Geelan finish 1-2 at Linn-Mar invite
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · September 7th, 2017
The fantasic freshman duo of Micah Poellet and Lilly Geelan dominated the competition as the pair finished first and second respectively at the annual Linn-Mar Cross Country Invitational. Both the Linn-Mar boys and girls teams competed with five other programs on Saturday, September 2, at Lowe Park.

Xavier shuts out Lions
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · September 7th, 2017
A stifling defensive performance from the Xavier Saints resulted in the Linn-Mar football team's second loss of the season as the Lions now sit at 0-2 overall. Xavier, who owns the top ranking in Class 3A according to various media polls, handled Linn-Mar by a final tally of 16-0 in Cedar Rapids last Friday evening.

Yearling medals, Lions earn narrow win
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · September 7th, 2017
The Linn-Mar golf team continued their winning ways last Thursday at Hunters Ridge Golf Course in Marion. The Lions registered a team score of 159, just one stroke better than runner-up Cedar Rapids Prairie and two strokes better than third-place finishing Cedar Rapids Xavier. Cedar Rapids Jefferson also competed and finished with a team score 187.

Lion boys first at Prairie, girls second
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · August 31st, 2017
Both the boys' and girls' cross country teams for Linn-Mar represented the school well last Saturday at the annual Cedar Rapids Prairie Invitational. The Lion boys were victorious in the team race while the girls team placed second against stacked competition.
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