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Oh How Sweet It Is !! Your Lady Stingers Are Headed to Hershey



Marion Center High School’s Girls basketball team has been on an exhilarating journey, and their latest victory has solidified their spot in the state championships! On Monday night, the Stingers faced off against the District 11 Champion Minersville Miners at Bald Eagle High School, and what a showdown it was!

In a game filled with intense moments and nail-biting suspense, Marion Center showcased their resilience and determination. Despite facing tough competition, the Stingers maintained their composure and entered halftime with a narrow lead of 20-16. But it was in the second half where Marion Center truly shined, displaying their signature “Hustle and Heart” attitude that has become synonymous with their team spirit.

With unwavering focus and relentless effort, the Stingers seized control of the game, dominating the court and leaving their opponents in their wake. The final score spoke volumes of Marion Center’s prowess, with a commanding 60-47 victory that electrified their fans and left no doubt about their capabilities.

But this triumph is just a stepping stone on the Stingers’ journey to greatness. Their next challenge awaits them in the PIAA 2A State Championship, where they will face off against Kennedy Catholic. The stakes couldn’t be higher as Marion Center prepares to battle it out on the grand stage of the Giant Center in Hershey, PA.

Mark your calendars because Thursday, March 21, 2024, at 12 pm, is the moment when Marion Center High School’s basketball team will etch their names into the annals of history. As they gear up to face their formidable opponents, the entire Marion Center community stands united in support of their beloved Stingers.

Congratulations are in order for the Stingers, whose unwavering determination and indomitable spirit have propelled them to this momentous occasion. Let’s rally behind our team as they aim to bring home the ultimate victory and make Marion Center proud!

How sweet it is to witness the triumph of the Stingers as they embark on their journey to Hershey!

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Mackenzie Thomas
Mackenzie Thomas, Sports and Feature Editor
“Don’t give up on the person you’re becoming”  I am Mackenzie Thomas, a junior at Marion Center Area High School. I am currently involved in Advanced Competetive Robotics, Bots IQ Robotics, FIRST Robotics, Future Business Leaders of America(FBLA), Cross Country, and Track and Field.  I am a proud member of the Newspaper staff for the fifth year. My love for journalism is flourishing as I am able to contribute to myself in a positive way. Ultimately, the Newspaper Club is giving me the opportunity to represent the school through writing and exploring events going on amongst the student body, all while contributing to my future career goal in the sports journalism field. 
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