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

Reaching for the rings

Sophomore gymnast hopes to qualify for Olympics
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

Hockey team wins state championship after historic run
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

It may surprise people to find out that former professional basketball player James Singleton played more chess than basketball growing up. The recently hired coach brought his love for the chessboard...

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

The date is Jan. 9, 2021. It was frigid on the soccer field. The contrast between the athletes’ body heat and the cold left their lungs burning. Head Coach Sam Garza watched from the sidelines with pride...

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

Baseball motivates freshman through leukemia treatment
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

New head coach takes over after mentor’s death
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

Cross country, track program hires new assistant coach
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

Coach’s death impacts school, community
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?

Junior finds special meaning in jersey
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...

Senior Maddie Meiner high jumps 5 feet 8 inches at a meet her junior year, tying the school record.

Getting it done

Senior shares lifelong passion for track
Michael Minton April 29, 2020

Senior Marquette officer Bella Fortino leads her line onto the field to greet the players at the start of the Sept. 13 football game. The Marquettes recently decided to postpone their annual spring show and auditions in response to COVID-19.

Marquettes postpone auditions, spring show due to COVID-19

Madi Olivier April 5, 2020

The Marquettes are one of the many groups on campus that have had to cancel their spring activities, including their auditions for next year’s team. The tryouts were originally going to be held on April...

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