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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 25, 2017
Explorers' Green comes up big when team needs him most as Marquette advances to sectional Marquette Catholic's Sammy Green connected on a key basket in overtime to thrust the Explorers to a regional championship on Friday night. (Photo by Brent Feeney) WATERLOO – Sammy Green came up big when his Marquette Catholic teammates...
on February 13, 2017
Mrs. Mattix-Wand presented the Dance Team girls Rosary rings and lead the large group of students in prayer at their send off on Friday, February 10th.  As the girls loaded the bus, the kids sang the school fight song and wishing them luck as they headed to State competition in Bloomington, Il. on Saturday.  Congratulations to Captains M...
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 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 26, 2017
By Doug Jenkins - WBGZ Radio 1/25/17 Godfrey native and Marquette Catholic High School graduate Craig Hentrich will be inducted into the St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame.  The organization is holding its first all-Illinois induction ceremony next Thursday. Hentrich made a career as a punter in the NFL, winning a Superbowl with the Green ...
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
POSTED ON JANUARY 22, 2017 BY ALTON TELEGRAPH Separated by more than 4,000 miles, Edwardsville’s AJ Epenesa and Mark Smith both earned Most Valuable Player trophies on Saturday. Epenesa’s honor came from his defensive performance at the Polynesian Bowl all-star football game in Hawaii. Smith added to the riches ...
on January 20, 2017
You can register for the Entrance Exam by clicking here or call Meg Miller at (618) 463-0585 for more details. The students that score in the top 10% receive a $1000 Scholarship. Freshman students seeking to enroll for the next school year will take an Entrance Exam on January 14th, 2017 at 8:30am at Marquette. There will be a meeting for th...
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 16, 2017
Greater Alton Athletes of the Week: January 13, 2017 by AdVantage News  January 15, 2017 Basketball | Taylor Aguirre Aguirre helped the Marquette Catholic girls’ basketball team pull off a pair of Prairie State Conference road victories last week. The junior guard scored 11 points in the Explorers’ 54-32 win o...
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 5, 2016
by Brent Feeney, Riverbender.com on December 4 2016 1:00 AM ALTON – Sammy Green just enjoys basketball. “I love when everyone on my team is doing good and everyone is smiling and laughing and making shots,” Green said about what he enjoys most about the game. The junior guard joined Marquette Catholic's bas...
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