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on April 10, 2017
COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Silkwood sets wins record at Mississippi State STARKVILLE, Miss. – Another game, another Mississippi State record that now belongs to Alexis Silkwood. Behind a seven-inning performance that featured six strikeouts, Silkwood (12-3) led the Bulldogs to a 6-4 victory against the South Carolina Gamecocks (23-15, 3-10 SEC) on...
on March 21, 2017
Congratulations to these Marquette students who scored 30 or better on the ACT test. A perfect score is 36. Only 5% of all students nationally earn a 30 or higher.  Danielle Folkerts, Brendan Nickloy, Anna Dixon, Annabelle Copeland, Adam Sanders, Mark Vitali, Ryan Hecksel, Peter Wendle, Faith Griffon, Jaco...
on March 7, 2017
Alton Marquette bounced out by Mount Carmel By Paul Halfacre | STLhighschoolsports.com11 hrs ago CARBONDALE • Anything that could go wrong Tuesday for Alton Marquette seemed to in a Class 2A Carbondale Super-Sectional boys basketball game against Mount Carmel. But coach Steve Medford wasn't ready to hide behind excuses after the...
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 4, 2017
Big third quarter delivers sectional for Marquette By Louie Korac - For The Telegraph Marquette Catholic’s Isaiah Ervin (right) brings the ball upcourt as he drives past Gibault’s Dylan Altadonna during the Feb. 24 championship game of the Waterloo Gibault Class 2A Regional. The Explorers added a sectional title on Friday in Nashvil...
on March 3, 2017
The Super Sectional game is Tuesday night, March 7th in Carbondale, IL at 7:30pm.  Marquette will take on the Mt. Carmel. On Explorers! Alton Marquette erupts in third quarter to claim first sectional crown By Steve Overbey | STLhighschoolsports.com11 hrs ago NASHVILLE, ILL. • There's a reason Alton Marquette sophomore Isaiah Ervi...
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 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 15, 2017
By Paul Halfacre | STLhighschoolsports.com ALTON • Another winning streak came to an end Tuesday at the hands of the Alton Marquette boys basketball team. Marquette used a strong first quarter to snap Gibault's 12-game winning streak with a 48-41 victory. "I think we defended really well and have done that for about the last 15-20...
on February 12, 2017
Marquette Catholic Explorers (23-3) take on the Gibault Catholic Hawks (16-7) in Tuesday night's game.  Join us for the pre-game ceremony, following the 6pm JV game, to honor this year's seniors:  Bryce Pettiford #2, Jeremy Strebel #5...
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 8, 2017
POSTED BY ALTON TELEGRAPH ALTON — Marquette Catholic coach Steve Medford has a play designed just in case the Explorers wanted to go the safe route and go for the tie. But junior point guard Sammy Green had other ideas. Coming off a screen, Green drilled a 3-pointer with six seconds remaining, and Highland sophomore Brady Feldman&rs...
on February 4, 2017
POSTED ON FEBRUARY 3, 2017 BY ALTON TELEGRAPH ALTON — An Alton school was buzzing about a good cause Friday afternoon during Catholic Schools Week. Marquette Catholic High School and St. Baldrick’s Foundation teamed up to host the school’s annual “Shave for Charity” event Friday afternoon. A total of 1...
on February 4, 2017
by Dan Brannan, Riverbender.com published February 4 2017 5:57 AM ALTON - Marquette Catholic’s balanced attack was too much for McCluer North in a 53-46 win on Friday night at Marquette Catholic. Marquette's scoring attack against McCluer North featured four players in double figures, which has been the case...
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