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The Cross Country team was all in attendance to watch senior, Riley Vickrey, sign her Letter of Intent to Missouri Southern State University. Congratulations to Riley on becoming a Lion!
The Marquette student body, administration, faculty and staff send their condolences to the Vandalia community. After a moment of silence the students said a prayer for the Protz and Lidy families.
Congratulation to this year's newest members of the MCHS National Honor Society. To be nominated to NHS the students must maintain a 3.8 GPA and exemplify the organizations four principles: character, scholarship, leadership & service.
Meg Miller, the MCHS Alumni Director, welcomed former Explorers at Homeslice in Lincoln Park. This event is just one way Meg hope to help alumni stay connected to Marquette. Stay tuned to find out where the next event will be held.
The 2019 came to an end Tuesday night in the semi finals to Columbia. Varsity finished 20-13 and won the Prairie State Conference. Congratulations Coaches and Players on a fantastic season!
A 2-1 victory against Columbia sends the Explorers to the State semi-finals. Game time is 7pm Friday, November 1 at the Eastside Centre located at 1 Eastside Dr, East Peoria, IL 61611. The Explorers are slated to play Quincy Notre Dame.
A 4-0 Sectional victory against the Sacred Heart Griffins secures a spot for the boys soccer team in the Sectional finals. The Explorers take on Riverton Hawks Friday (6pm) at Sacred Heart Griffin located at 1200 West Washington Street in Springfield.
“It is, honestly, unbelievable,” said Kratschmer, who shot 87 in her first round at state last season... “ I don’t have another word to describe it other than incredible.”
The regular season comes to a close with a championship plaque and three golfers advancing to the sectional tournament on October 14th.
What a week! In just a few days the Marquette students have decorated the halls, cheered for their fellow Explorers, dressed up in goofy costumes and then pulled out all the stops with their outfits for the Saturday night's Homecoming Dance.
Senior, Riley Vickrey announced she has verbally committed to continue her academic and athletic career. Next fall, Riley will run as a Southern Missouri State University Lion.
The Homecoming Weekend has activities for the students, alumni, parents and friends of Marquette. Join us for one or all of the scheduled events. This is a great weekend to come together and celebrate being an EXPLORER!
The MCHS Student Council has set the themes for this year's Homecoming Spirit Week. It's time for students to go through the closets, dig through the halloween boxes and hit the thrift stores to put their ensembles together!
The fall sports teams were introduced to the crowd of students, parents and alumni prior to the Blue/Gray game on Saturday, August 22nd at Public School Stadium. After the game, the festivities continued at the Kick Off Party at Johnson's Corner. Good luck to all the fall sports teams!
Will Roderfeld (Jr) and Aidan O'Keefe (Fr) came out strong for the Explorers in their first match of the season. Roderfeld and O'Keefe tied for 2nd Place in the Hickory Stick Classic. The team placed 4th overall.
Marquette welcomes 131 new Explorers. The freshman hall is full of slightly confused and perhaps nervous students today, but it won't be too long and it will feel like home!
In front of family, friends, Alumni & present Marquette softball players and teammates of Wiedman's fast pitch team, Marquette's home softball field at Gordon Moore Park was dedicated to Coach Dan Wiedman.
The 2018-19 season was a great year for all the EXPLORERS athletic teams! The annual PREP YEAR IN REVIEW honorees are being announced. Congratulations to those recognized by the Alton Telegraph.
The MCHS Student Council thank you for all your donations. Dave Snyders drove the "blue bus" to make the delivery to the Calhoun food bank to help those impacted by the flood.
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