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Linn-Mar tennis team disposes of CR Jeff
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
The Linn-Mar girls' tennis team picked up a 5-0 win over Cedar Rapids Jefferson last week. The Lions and J-Hawks only played singles matches as Linn-Mar picked up wins in all of the pairings on Saturday.

Lions split games against Waterloo schools
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
A well-rounded, team effort by the Linn-Mar boys soccer team helped them earn their seventh victory of the season last week on the road against Waterloo East. The Lions picked up a hard-fought 4-0 win over the Trojans in Mississippi Valley Conference play last Tuesday evening.

Lions, Indians eye big goals at State Track and Field Meet
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
If you're a fan of the Linn-Mar Lions, the Marion Indians, or both schools and plan to attend this year's Iowa High School State Track and Field Meet, get ready. Pack your sunscreen, grab some snacks, and get comfortable because both schools will be well represented at Drake Stadium. Both high schools will have a combined 50 chances to score points between both the boys and girls, and will have their eyes on scoring a lot of points to try to claim state championships.

Indians win one, lose one
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
The Marion boys' soccer team suffered its second loss of the season last week. One positive about the loss, though, is that it was not against a WaMaC Conference opponent. The Indians suffered a 3-2 loss against Mount Pleasant but rebounded nicely against West Delaware with a 2-0 win to push their overall record to 9-2 and 9-1 in WaMaC play.

Lions go three-for-three
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
After suffering a 2-1 loss to City High back on May 5, the Linn-Mar girls' soccer team has righted the ship with a three-game winning streak last week. The Lions won by a 10-0 margin over Waterloo East at home and also took to the road to dispose of Iowa City West and Waterloo West as well, which improves their

Lions second at MVC Mississippi Divisional
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
The Linn-Mar girls' golf team rounded out the grueling MVC Mississippi Divisional golf meet on Monday. Some of Mississippi Valley Conference's best golfers finished off the three-day 54-hole tournament to determine who would sit on top of the Mississippi Division. For the Lions, the team finished with five golfers who earned post-season honors. However, it wasn't enough to win the divisional title as Dubuque Wahlert flexed their muscles throughout to claim the Mississippi Divisional title.

Marion throttles Benton, WD
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
It was smooth sailing for the Marion girls' soccer team last week as they destroyed both Benton Community and West Delaware by 10-0 counts to improve their record to 7-5 overall. The Indians also edged Anamosa by a 1-0 tally earlier in the week as they finished 3-0 for the week.

Stokes and Liberty start 2017 season
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
The 2017 WNBA regular season tipped off over the weekend and former Linn-Mar prep Kiah Stokes is back in action for her third season as a professional basketball player. The former UConn Huskie started for the New York Liberty in their season opening 73-64 win over the San Antonio Stars.

Brooks leads Indians at WaMaC meet
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 11th, 2017
Blair Brooks was a triple-winner for the Marion boys' track and field team last week at the annual WaMaC Conference Track and Field Meet. The junior swept both jumping events and edged Center Point-Urbana phenom, JoJo Frost, in the 110-meter high hurdles, helping the Indians place third in the star-studded 16-team field. Brooks' leap of 22'8 " in the long jump was a meet record.

Dede earns medalist honors
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 11th, 2017
Marion's Skylar Dede won medalist honors last Thursday in a dual meet against Anamosa. Dede carded a 45 and earned honors in a card-back over Anamosa's Kara Hunt, who also finished her round with a 45.

Lion tracksters second at MVC Divisional meets
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 11th, 2017
Both Linn-Mar varsity track and field teams placed second at their respective MVC Divisional Track and Field Meets last Thursday. Both the boys and girls were edged by loaded Iowa City West squads.

Lions runner-up at MVC Divisional
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 11th, 2017
The Linn-Mar girls' golf team had a solid two-day outing at the annual Mississippi Valley Conference - Mississippi Divisional Golf Meet with the Super Meet played at St. Andrews Golf Course and Divisionals played at Hunters Ridge Golf Course. The Lions placed second in the seven-team field behind Dubuque Wahlert.

Marion boys' tennis moves to 9-0
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 11th, 2017
9-0 was the theme for the Marion boys tennis team last week as they disposed of both Oelwein and Maquoketa by 9-0 scores, and the team's record now sits at 9-0 on the season.

Indians suffer first defeat
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 11th, 2017
The Marion boys' soccer team's run at an undefeated season ended last week at the hands of a pumped-up Benton Community squad. The Bobcats handled the Indians by a 3-0 margin, snapping Marion's seven game winning streak that the team had started their season with. However, Marion thwarted any chances of a losing streak later on in the week as they edged Williamsburg by a 1-0 final score.

Indians third at Monti
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 11th, 2017
The Marion boys' golf team had another solid outing last Wednesday at Monticello. The Indians were one of seven teams competing at the Monticello Country Club for the 18-hole, par 72 meet.
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