Stories about Marmion Academy high school sports
Athletes from La Salle-Peru, Ottawa, Sandwich, Streator, Plano, Coal City, Joliet Catholic, Morris, Marmion, Benet and Providence Catholic competed in the Class 2A Track and Field Sectional on Friday, May 20, 2022 in Plano.
Led by three relay victories and three wins in the field events, Batavia was a runaway champion at Monday's Kane County Invitational. Meanwhile, St. Charles North's Joshua Duncan ran the fastest 100-meter dash in county history.
Nazareth junior Finn O'Meara struck out three and allowed just three hits over 4 1/3 strong innings, and Nazareth beat Marmion 8-1 on Monday in La Grange Park.
Sam Zagorac retired all 12 batters he faced to earn his third win of the season and Max Babich picked off three baserunners to pitch Benet past Marmion 5-2 on Tuesday in Aurora.
Marmion senior defensive back Anthony Kuceba has been awarded the Community High School All-Star award from the Chicago Bears for his positive impact on the community, the Bears announced in a press release Thursday.
Yorkville scratched across five runs in the bottom of the sixth with the help of a walk, two hit batters and a dropped ball at first base to rally past Marmion 6-4 in a game called in the sixth inning due to darkness.
The boys track and field season is underway, and here are previews of teams from around the Kane County Chronicle coverage area.
Led by Wrestler of the Year Ben Davino of St. Charles East, here is the Kane County Chronicle all-area team.
After trailing all night, Marmion tied its regional final with St. Francis with just under two minutes left – but the Spartans scored the game's final six points for a 46-40 win and the Class 3A Marmion Regional title.
Marmion junior Jameson Garcia, who won the Class 3A 113-pound state title this past weekend, is the Kane County Chronicle Athlete of the Week as voted on by readers, sponsored by McCue Chevrolet. Here is his interview with Jacob Bartelson.
St. Charles East’s Ben Davino stars en route to second career state title, as does Marmion’s Jameson Garcia at IHSA state wrestling finals on Saturday.
Marmion junior 113-pounder Jameson Garcia, St. Charles East sophomore 120-pounder Ben Davino, Batavia junior 138-pounder Kaden Fetterolf and Marmion 170-pound senior Tyler Perry have all advanced to the Class 3A state wrestling championship matches Saturday night.
Batavia, Marmion and St. Charles East all advanced four wrestlers to the Class 3A state quarterfinals at the state wrestling meet Thursday in Champaign, while Kaneland's Cameron Phillips advanced in the Class 2A bracket.
Marmion led area programs with 10 state qualifiers, while sectional champion Jimmy Nugent led four Downers Grove South state qualifiers at Saturday's Class 3A Hinsdale Central Sectional.
Marmion junior Sean Scheck, who won the Class 3A Naperville Central 220-pound regional title, is the Kane County Chronicle Athlete of the Week voted on by readers, presented by McCue Chevrolet. Here is his interview with Jacob Bartelson.