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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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Indians softball team earns much-needed win
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · June 22nd, 2017
The Marion softball girls picked up a hard-fought 10-0 victory over Springville last Friday night to snap a 12-game losing streak that dated all the way back to June 2. With the win, the Indians now hold a record of 5-16 overall.

Lions baseball team snaps six-game skid
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · June 22nd, 2017
The Linn-Mar baseball team's trend of streaky play continued last week, but in negative fashion as they dropped six straight contests over a week span. The Lions were swept by both City High and Dubuque Wahlert while also taking one loss apiece from North Scott and Cedar Rapids Kennedy. The Lions were able to snap their losing streak, however, with a 6-2 win over Kennedy on Monday night at home.

Indians pound Maquoketa
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · June 22nd, 2017
Luke Golla struck out eight Cardinal batters while Owen Carstensen recorded three RBIs as the Marion baseball team won its lone completed game last week over Maquoketa by a final score of 11-1. The Indians needed just six innings of work to close out their WaMaC nemesis after scoring four runs in the sixth inning to extend their lead to 10.

Lions winners of six straight
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · June 22nd, 2017
Bus rides home from games are a lot more fun when you're the winning team. The Linn-Mar softball girls definitely enjoyed the trips home after sweeping Dubuque Hempstead on the road last Thursday and then going undefeated and winning their weekend tournament in Manchester. The Lions disposed of Williamsburg, Independence, West Delaware and Western Dubuque in the process so their record now sits at 17-8 overall.

Stokes, Liberty tied for first in Conference
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · June 22nd, 2017
Former Linn-Mar Lion and Connecticut Huskie Kiah Stokes and her WNBA squad, the New York Liberty, find themselves in a familiar place. That place is toward top of the standings as they hold the fourth best record in the league and are tied for first place in the Eastern Conference with the Washington Mystics. Both teams hold a record of 7-4 overall, with the Mystics currently owning the tiebreaker with a better record against Eastern Conference foes.

Indians' hot streak continues
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · June 15th, 2017
After starting the season off on a sour note with a 1-3 record, the Marion baseball team is rolling. The Indians were winners of five of six games last week and skunked Independence twice on Monday night to improve their record to 13-4 overall and a strong contender to win the WaMaC West title.

Lions' streaky play continues
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · June 15th, 2017
The Linn-Mar baseball team has experienced a roller-coaster 2017 season thus far. After opening the season winning the metro tournament, the Lions have been all over the map with their wins and losses. That trend continued last week as they went 4-3, suffering a three-game losing skid to start the week but ending it with a four-game heater to close out the week.

Linn-Mar wins four, drops one
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · June 15th, 2017
It was a successful week for the Linn-Mar softball team last week after winning four out of five games. The Lions swept both Dubuque Senior and Waterloo East double-headers before suffering their sixth loss of the season to defending Class 3A State Champion Benton Community. The strong week pushed Linn-Mar's record to 11-6 overall.

Marion softball continues losing skid
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · June 15th, 2017
A tough schedule and cold nights at the plate have set the Marion Indians' record back to 4-13 overall as they now have lost nine straight contests. The Indians were swept by both Benton Community and West Delaware last week and were 0-4 at the Cedar Rapids Prairie weekend tournament. Marion took losses to Central Lee, AGWSR, Kennedy, and Prairie at the tournament.

Special Olympics Iowa receives grant
by Report submitted · June 15th, 2017
The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to Special Olympics Iowa. The mission of Special Olympics Iowa is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sporting events for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Strottman named Goalkeeper of the Year
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · June 15th, 2017
Linn-Mar senior Allie Strottman was honored by her Mississippi Valley Conference peers as she was selected as the Mississippi Division Goalkeeper of the Year for the 2017 season. Strottman and three other Lions were named to the Division's first team.

Lions softball looking to rebound
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · June 8th, 2017
After a very impressive 7-1 start to the 2017 softball season, the Linn-Mar softball team hit a couple of road bumps over the weekend at the Iowa City West Open Softball Tournament. The Lions took four losses in two days at the hands of Bettendorf, Pleasant Valley, Davenport Assumption and Muscatine to fall to 7-5 on the season.

Saints eliminate Indians at Class 2A State
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · June 8th, 2017
The Marion boy's soccer team made a habit of consistently proving the doubters wrong all season long. A program with just three victories one season ago and no state appearances heading into 2017, the Indians righted the ship this season to make it to the Class 2A Iowa High School State Soccer Championships.

Indian Softball team eyes West Delaware
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · June 8th, 2017
The Marion softball team has experienced a wide array of ups and downs to start the 2017 season. After suffering a 7-0 loss at the hands of Anamosa to open the season, the Indians bounced back back on Saturday, May 27, to win the Central City Softball Tournament after dominating the likes of the host Wildcats, Midland and Clayton Ridge. Since then, Marion has suffered losses against Clear Creek-Amana, Western Dubuque and Jesup while only beating Waterloo West. As of Friday, June 2, the Indians own a record of 4-5 overall.

Linn-Mar selects Head Girls' Varsity Basketball Coach
by Report submitted · June 8th, 2017
Nate Sanderson has been chosen as the new Head Girls' Varsity Basketball Coach at Linn-Mar High School.
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