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on March 6, 2017
by AdVantage News on March 5, 2017 Basketball | Isaiah Ervin Ervin turned in a strong performance in the Class 2A Gibault Regional tournament last week, averaging 13 points in 2 games. The Marquette sophomore scored a team-high 16 points against Sparta in the semifinals on Feb. 21 and 10 against Gibault in the championship game. He als...
on March 4, 2017
by Bill Roseberry, Advantage News  NASHVILLE — For the first time in school history the Marquette Catholic Explorers can call themselves sectional champions. The Explorers used a stellar second half performance to dismiss the Nashville Hornets 55-48 on Friday in the Class 2A Nashville Sectional finals. With the win Marquette imp...
on March 2, 2017
by Bill Roseberry, Advantage News on March 2, 2017 NASHVILLE — Wednesday was a big night for the Marquette Catholic boys’ basketball program. The Explorers set the school record for wins, improving to 29-3, while punching their ticket to only the program’s third sectional championship appearance. They did it by topping ...
on February 24, 2017
by Charles Sheppard, Advantage News February 24, 2017 When the Marquette Catholic High School boys’ soccer team takes to the pitch this fall, it will have a new head coach in Joe Burchett. Burchett, an assistant coach under Jeremy Sanfilippo last season, will take over coaching duties starting the 2017 season. Burchett says his ti...
on February 11, 2017
by Advantage News on February 11, 2017 ROXANA — The Marquette Catholic Explorers were on their game Friday at Larry Milazzo Gymnasium on their way to a 63-23 over the host Roxana Shells. Marquette raced out to a 20-4 lead after one quarter and a 38-9 lead at halftime, while only turning the ball over once in the opening half, while forc...
on February 3, 2017
by AdVantage News on February 7, 2017 MARQUETTE 66, DUPO 15 – Peyton Kline, Emma Nicholson and Jordan Rook each scored 10 points to lead the Explorers to a victory over the Tigers in a first-round game of the Class 2A Althoff Regional on Monday. Marquette improved to 15-10 and advances to play Mater Dei at 7:30 tonight in the semi...
on February 1, 2017
by Bill Roseberry, Advantage News on January 31, 2017 ALTON — Father McGivney was taking notes on Tuesday when it visited Marquette Catholic High School. A first-year varsity program at a parochial Catholic school, the Griffins hope to mimic the Explorers’ success. They’ve got a little ways to go right now, as Marquette c...
on January 30, 2017
by Theo Tate, Advantage News on January 28, 2017 CARROLLTON — For the second time in less than 24 hours, the Marquette Catholic Explorers pulled off another overtime victory in the Carrollton Tournament. This time, it helped them win some hardware. The Explorers beat the Quincy Notre Dame Raiders 52-51 in overtime in the consola...
on January 25, 2017
by AdVantage News on January 25, 2017 Marquette Catholic senior Emma Taylor (middle in front row) signed a letter of intent to play softball for John Wood Community College in Quincy next year. Marquette Catholic senior Emma Taylor signed a letter of intent to play softball for John Wood Community College in Quincy f...
on January 23, 2017
by Jason Sibert, Advantage News on January 22, 2017 First-year Marquette girls’ basketball head coach Lee Green talks to his players Tuesday during a 55-48 win over Metro East Lutheran. The Explorers were 10-10 following the win and continue to improve on the season. The Marquette Catholic girls’ basketball team...
on January 20, 2017
by Theo Tate, Advantage News on January 20, 2017 ALTON -- For the first time this season, the Marquette Catholic Explorers are over the .500 mark. Now, they hope to stay there for the rest of the season. The Explorers improved to 10-9 after cruising to a 53-20 win over the Roxana Shells on Thursday at home. Marquette, which won its second...
on January 9, 2017
by Theo Tate, Advantage News on January 7, 2017 The Marquette boys’ basketball poses with the championship plaque from the Freeburg-Columbia Holiday Tournament on Dec. 29 in Freeburg after besting Columbia 52-45 in the title game. Seven years ago, Steve Medford was named the new boys’ basketball coach at Marqu...
on December 28, 2016
by Jason Sibert, Advantage News on December 27, 2016 FREEBURG — The Marquette Catholic Explorers flew by the host Freeburg Midgets on Tuesday night in the Freeburg-Columbia Holiday Tournament. The Explorers improved to 11-1 on the season with the 55-31 pool play win. Marquette earlier earned wins over Lebanon and Civic Memorial...
on December 28, 2016
by Bill Roseberry, Advantage News on December 27, 2016 FREEBURG — The Marquette Catholic Explorers exacted a little revenge on the Civic Memorial Eagles on Tuesday and they did it in dramatic fashion. The Explorers won 61-60 in double overtime at the Freeburg-Columbia Holiday Tournament at Freeburg High, avenging a 57-54 loss to th...
on December 15, 2016
by AdVantage News on December 14, 2016 Marquette senior Laura Hamilton (middle, front row) signed a letter of intent to play for the Lewis and Clark volleyball team on Monday. Marquette senior Laura Hamilton signed a letter of intent to play for the Lewis and Clark Community College women’s volleyball team for ...
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