’Canes Top Dons, Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

’Canes Top Dons, Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

Facing a strong team that had only one loss on the season, Marian Central, the obvious underdog, needed a win to have a shot at postseason play. The Hurricanes delivered a thrilling victory in the final seconds of the game, defeating Niles Notre Dame 14-7 at George...
Marian Tops Carmel

Marian Tops Carmel

Carmel Catholic was hunting for its first win of the season, and Marian Central was hoping to keep its playoff hopes alive when the teams met in Mundelein Oct. 6. The Hurricanes came through in the final minute of play to secure a 16-15 victory over the East Suburban...
Lions Tame the Hurricanes

Lions Tame the Hurricanes

Marian Central Catholic High School may not have delivered a win to fans for homecoming, but the conference matchup didn’t disappoint when it came to excitement. The Hurricanes fell to St. Viator of Arlington Heights, their fourth consecutive loss, at a packed George...
Hurricanes Blanked by Benet Academy

Hurricanes Blanked by Benet Academy

Injuries claim four starters in game against Redwings Marian Central went into its first conference game of the season against rival Benet Academy hoping to maintain its momentum from the previous two games. Coming off a 55-0 win in Columbus, Wis., a game in which the...
’Canes Conquer Knights in First Game of Season

’Canes Conquer Knights in First Game of Season

High energy fueled the Marian Central Hurricanes on opening night of their 2017 football season with a 33-25 win at home over Oak Creek. Head coach Mike Maloney said the biggest change to his team from last year is the number of veteran leaders on the roster. The...

Hurricanes Football Out in Quarterfinals

Marian Central was one of two teams left standing in a tough East Suburban Catholic Conference, but the Hurricanes’ season came to an end when they fell to Vernon Hills in the Class 5A quarterfinals Nov. 12. Both teams played tough on defense throughout the game...
Hurricanes Ground Hawks in Second Round

Hurricanes Ground Hawks in Second Round

Marian Central’s defense was in solid control of Hillcrest’s offense the night of Nov. 4, when the Hurricanes won their second-round game in the IHSA Class 5A football playoffs 30-14. The only points in the first half came from an 11-yard pass to Marian...

Running Game Propels ‘Canes to Playoff Victory

Marian Central quarterback Gavin Scott started his first IHSA Class 5A playoff game of the 2016 postseason with back-to-back incomplete pass attempts against Chicago’s Payton College Prep Oct. 28. With the passing game not creating an immediate spark, Scott tried the...

Marian Central Football Earns Playoff Berth

The Marian Central Hurricanes needed victories in their last two games of the season, and they came through, earning a trip to the IHSA Class 5A playoffs. The ’Canes defeated conference rival St. Patrick 21-14 in an away game in Chicago Oct. 22. Quarterback...
'Canes Fall to Carmel in Double OT

'Canes Fall to Carmel in Double OT

A double overtime nail-biter of a game sunk Marian Central’s homecoming hopes as the Hurricanes lost to East Suburban Catholic Conference Rival Carmel Oct. 7 at George Harding Field. The hard-fought game saw the ’Canes start slowly — they were down...

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