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Spartan Esports

Computer Lab
The Spartan esports team at Marian Catholic provides a competitive yet friendly gaming environment. All students are welcome to tryout for any of the games Marian Catholic competes in.

What Is Esports?

Esports (also known as electronic sports) is a form of competition using video games. Esports takes the form of organized, multiplayer video game competitions between other competitors. 
 
Marian Catholic plays in the IHSEA league which consists of other high schools across the state of Illinois. IHSEA offers students the opportunity to play in three seasons with six different games. IHSA just recently added esports to their list of sports leading up to a state tournament near the end of the school year. 
 

Seasons

  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Spring
 

Games Played

  • Overwatch 2
  • Rocket League
  • League of Legends
  • Super Smash Bros.
  • Fortnite
  • Valorant
 

Our Lab Setup

  • 23 Alienware Aurora r12 Gaming Desktops
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti 8GB GDDR6
    • Storage: 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
    • RAM: 32GB Dual Channel DDR4 XMP at 3200MHz
    • CPU: 11th Gen Intel Core i7 11700KF (8-Core, 16MB Cache, 3.6GHz to 5GHz w/Intel Turbo Boost Max)
    • Redragon Gaming Keyboards & Mice
  • 23 27" ASUS Gaming Monitors
    • Resolution: ‎1920 x 1080 Pixels
    • Refresh Rate: 165Hz
 

How To Get Involved

Every student at Marian Catholic is eligible to tryout for any of the games. Students interested in joining and trying out should contact Mike Carlson at mcarlson@marianchs.com.