Prep Sports

Matt Thornton, Todd Goodell will head the Marion cross country programs

Thornton will be the head coach of the boys and girls, Goodell the assistant

MARION — Matt Thornton will return to lead the Marion High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams this fall. Thornton is back after a previous 10-year tenure.

Thornton will be assisted by Todd Goodell, who served as head coach at Linn-Mar for 21 seasons, leading two teams to state runner-up finishes.

In other news, Emily Thomsen has resigned as girls’ track and field coach at Cedar Rapids Jefferson after two seasons.

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