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Thu
03
Feb

Big final quarater locks up victory for Marion

A big fourth quarter propelled Marion's boys basketball team over Manawa Thurday, 76-52.

The Mustangs outscored Manawa 24-16 in the final period, including sinking 10 of 12 from the free throw line, said coach Dan Breitrick.

Justin Van Allen scored 17 points, while Brad Miller added 16 for Marion. Noah Pockat pumped in 12 and Andy Ziemer had 10.

Overall, Marion had 31 field goals, and was 14 of 17 from the line.

Wed
02
Feb

Ohio State holds off Badgers

AP Sports Writer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Michael Redd scored 14 points and No. 5 Ohio State weathered two 3-point misses in the final seconds to hold off Wisconsin 51-48 Wednesday night.

The win was the seventh in a row and 11th in its last 12 games for Ohio State (15-3, 6-1 Big Ten). The 51 points matched Ohio State's lowest point total in a conference win since 1982.

Scoonie Penn added 13 points for the Buckeyes, who won despite shooting 37 percent from the field. They hit 12-of-14 free throws, although both misses came in the final 48 seconds.

Wed
02
Feb

Parents get taste of School-to-Work program first hand

Leader Reporter

Chad Going will probably follow in his father's footsteps and be an engineer when he graduates from Clintonville High School.

But Skip followed in his son's Wednesday.

Wednesday was National Job Shadow Day, a national and state-wide promotion for the School to Work program.

Wolf River School to Work director Patti Warmenhoven said the day was a twist on the popular "Bring Your Child to Work Day" as parents of the 40 students in the program went to work with their kids for the day.

Wed
02
Feb

Former Marion coach charged in stir at meet

Leader Reporter

A former Marion High School varsity wrestling coach has been charged with two counts of disorderly conduct in connection with a disturbance at a wrestling meet last month.

Daniel K. Lowney, 35, of 520 Mill St., Manawa, is accused of swearing at and verbally abusing WIAA wrestling referee Charles Dallman at a wrestling tournament at Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School on Jan. 6.

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