The Marquee

Sophomore Bella Campos chases after the ball before stealing it back for her team.

Going for goal’d

Muna Nnamani May 15, 2021

Both teams’ student sections were packed when the varsity girls soccer team played against the Flower Mound Jaguars on April 9. The Lady Marauders had practiced endlessly because they knew everything...

Senior Nick Donnelly dodges Plano opponent as he passes the ball to his teammate. The team won the game 65-43.

Shooting into history

Vaibhav Sridhar May 13, 2021

Senior Nick Donnelly was one game away from making school basketball history. Up until the last home game of the season, he had scored 988 career points. As one of the varsity team’s top scorers and...

Sophomore Sydney Barros performs a floor routine at her first international competition in Jesolo, Italy in 2018.

Reaching for the rings

Sophia Craig April 10, 2021

When Carine Barros signed her daughter, sophomore Sydney Barros, up for gymnastics as a 6 year old, she never could have imagined that 10 years later, she would be one of the top 50 gymnasts in the country....

Junior Griffin Joy (86) enters the offensive zone with FMM teammate, Miles Mcgarvey during their second game against Denton County which resulted in a 2-1 win for FMM.

Winning on the ice

Hyunsung Na April 6, 2021

The Flower Mound Marcus hockey’s varsity gold team won the state championship game with a score of 2-1 over Frisco on March 30. This is the first time FMM has qualified for the state championship...

Assistant Basketball Coach James Singleton instructs junior Christian Weddington during the game on Feb. 2.

Ball in a new court

Hyunsung Na February 22, 2021

Editor's note: This story won first place for print sports feature stories in the ILPC contest. It may surprise people to find out that former professional basketball player James Singleton played...

Junior Andrew Wang prepares to throw the ball onto the field during the Marauder's game against Rowlett High School on Jan. 16.

Still kicking

Garrison Acree February 17, 2021

Editor’s note: This story won honorable mention for online sports news stories in the ILPC contest. The date is Jan. 9, 2021. It was frigid on the soccer field. The contrast between the athletes’...

Freshman Chris Noe was diagnosed with leukemia in May 2019. He is now one year cancer free and playing baseball for the school.  Chris said that  throughout treatment, he never gave up on his goal of returning to the field.

Back on the pitcher’s mound

Madi Olivier December 17, 2020

Editor's note: This story was included in the portfolio that was named superior in the 2021 TAJE Best of Texas contest. It was also named a superior sports feature story. It won for sports features in...

The team renamed their annual Marcus Invitational to the Coach T Invitational to honor previous head coach Steve Telaneus (left). It will take place on Oct. 10 at North Lake Park in Denton. The first race starts at 7:30 a.m.

Following in stride

Madi Olivier September 24, 2020

If anyone glanced through the window of the cross country team’s bus in July 2016, they wouldn’t have seen anything special.  They were on their way home after training in the Woodlands. Athletes...

Assistant Cross Country, Track and Field Coach Corey Wales moved from Utah to work with the Marauders. This is his first year with the program.

Hit the ground running

Madi Olivier September 24, 2020

One of Head Cross Country, Track and Field Coach Andrew Reinberg’s first tasks after taking over the program was hiring Assistant Coach Corey Wales in late July. “He’s been helping me and...

Senior Garrett Nussmeier takes a break during the Marauder's scrimmage against Prosper.

Kicking off the Marauder season

Samson George September 18, 2020

After a long and unpredictable offseason, the football team is back on the field and ready for the 2020 season. They played their first game of the year last night against the Prosper Eagles. Since it ...

Head cross country, track and field coach Steve Telaneus poses with the girls cross country team's regional trophy in 2016.

Leaving a legacy on and off the track

Madi Olivier May 7, 2020

Editor's note: This story included in the portfolio that won first place for writer of the year in the 2020 National Scholastic Press Association individual awards competition. It was also included...

Junior Matie Wolkow pitches at a home softball game. She has had the jersey number 12 since she started playing at the age of 6.

What’s in a number?

Samantha Thornfelt April 30, 2020

Junior Matie Wolkow lives in sets of 12. It’s the number on the calculator she uses in Algebra II. It’s what she catches herself counting out when she counts out things in groups. It’s the...

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