Passion for the game lands Marlatt at Madonna

Chris Dobrowolski

ELLSWORTH — Atlas Marlatt calls the day he signed to play basketball for Madonna University a dream come true.

The recent Ellsworth graduate locked up his spot on the Crusaders’ roster last month as he sat alongside the school’s head coach, Noel Emenhiser, for an official signing. That moment allowed Marlatt to accomplish a goal of playing college basketball that he set a few years ago.

“Since my sophomore year I completely devoted myself to it,” said Marlatt. “I would tell my friends, ‘I’m going to play college basketball.’ They were like, ‘No, it’s not going to happen,’ and that just gave me motivation to go after it.”


Read the full story in our regular edition of The Review. To subscribe to the paper for just $34 a year, which includes access to our full online e-edition, please go to the subscription page on this website at:





The Review


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 313
Bellaire, MI 49615
Phone: 231-533-5651
Fax: 231-533-4662
Physical Address: 
4470 S. M-88 Hwy.
Bellaire, MI 49615

View Map

Email Us

Facebook Facebook Twitter

Latest articles

Thu, 05/16/2024 - 4:00am
Thu, 05/16/2024 - 1:00am

Please Login for Premium Content