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Lions defeat Saints, lose two
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 27th, 2017
An 8-1 victory over the Xavier Saints last week was the lone win for the Linn-Mar girls' tennis team as they suffered a pair of losses over the weekend to a pair of Cedar Rapids Schools: Washington and Kennedy. The Saturday defeats dropped the Lions' record to 7-3 overall this season.

Marion remains unbeaten
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 27th, 2017
The Marion boys' soccer team continues to defend their home turf as they defeated Independence and South Tama last week at home. The Indians now hold a record of 5-0 on the season and they're 4-0 in home contests.

Indian golfers edge CP-U
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 27th, 2017
Marion's Trey Clifton earned medalist honors while Dane Carstensen was runner-up medalist as the Indians' boys golf team disposed of Center Point-Urbana on Monday night at Rolling Acres Golf Course in Center Point. Marion won the team race with a score of 183, five strokes better than the Stormin' Pointers.

Indians and Lions prepare for Drake
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 27th, 2017
The prestigious Drake Relays are finally upon us as the 108th running of the world-renowned competition kicks off this week. The track and field events at Drake Stadium will begin on Thursday for the high school student-athletes, and both Marion and Linn-Mar will be well represented over the three-day event.

Indians tennis destroy Union
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 27th, 2017
It was another dominant performance for the Marion boys' tennis team last Friday evening at home as they swept the Union Knights by a score of 9-0, earning their fourth victory of the season in the process.

Lions fourth at CRANDIC Meet
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 27th, 2017
Megan Murphy led the charge for the Linn-Mar girls' golf team at the annual CRANDIC Golf Meet as the Lions finished fourth in the nine-team field. The Marion Indians girls' golf team also competed and they placed seventh in the team race.

Wash hands Lions first loss of 2017
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 27th, 2017
Aspirations of a perfect season ended over the weekend for the Linn-Mar boys' tennis team. The winning streak was up to 13 straight for the Lions before eventually falling to metro rival, Cedar Rapids Washington, by a 5-4 count on Saturday. Linn-Mar was able to bounce back later in the day with an 8-1 win over Cedar Rapids Kennedy.

Four straight wins for Lions team
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 27th, 2017
A slow start from the Linn-Mar boys' soccer team appears to be behind them as they have now won four straight games after a 1-4 start. The Lions defeated both Xavier and Dubuque Senior last week by scores of 2-1 and 3-1 respectively.

Indians win two, lose one
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 27th, 2017
A pair of 9-0 victories last week helped push the Marion girls' tennis team's record to 5-3 overall as they disposed of Maquoketa and Union. The Indians' contest with arch-rival Mount Vernon went down to the wire last Thursday, April 20, as they suffered a 5-4 defeat to the Mustangs.

Laube girls lead Indians
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 27th, 2017
Known for dominating on the basketball court, the Laube sisters continued to show that they're not one-trick ponies after helping the Marion girls' soccer team to a pair of victories last week.

Lions defeat Senior, fall to Xavier
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · April 27th, 2017
The Linn-Mar girls' soccer team toppled Dubuque Senior last Thursday evening after falling to Cedar Rapids Xavier earlier in the week. The Lions defeated Senior by a 3-1 tally and fell to the Saints by a score of 2-1.

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.
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