NBA games not worth the price of admission

Nicholas Garton, Sports editor
December 11, 2013

If you’re looking for bang for your buck this holiday season- or anytime really- save your money instead of checking out an NBA game.  With ticket prices where they are today you might as well finish off your Christmas shopping or go all in for something special for yourself. Chances are great that... Read more »

Coach has lofty goals for women’s basketball team

Madison College’s Brittany Kaltenberg (23) drives past Elgin’s Erica Haynes during a game at home on Dec. 3.

Nicholas Garton, Sports Editor
December 11, 2013

WolfPack women’s basketball coach Jessica Pelzel has been in this position before. In 2010 she helped hoist the WolfPack women’s first basketball national championship trophy. Now, after three seasons of rebuilding, it appears Pelzel is ready to make another run.  When asked about the WolfPack’s... Read more »

Men’s basketball team hopes to improve on 5-26 season

Brandon Holz is the top returning scorer for the WolfPack men's basketball team.

Clarion staff report
November 26, 2013

If there’s one goal for the Madison College men’s basketball team this season, it would be to continue to improve. The team has only four returning players from last year’s 5-26 team, and none of them were starters. In fact, combined they averaged only 16 points a game. So success will depend upon... Read more »

WolfPack women will rely heavily on freshmen

Ellen Hayden is the top returning scorer for the WolfPack women's basketball team.

Clarion staff report
November 26, 2013

The Madison College women’s basketball team has only two returning players, the fewest since Jessica Pelzel’s first year as coach back in 2006-07. That year, the team had one sophomore and little depth with just eight players on the roster. Still, the small squad managed to avoid a losing season,... Read more »

NATIONAL CHAMPS: WolfPack volleyball team wins title

The WolfPack volleyball team celebrates winning the national title on Nov. 16 in Rochester, Minn.

Nicholas Garton, Sports editor
November 20, 2013

Rochester, Minn. – The WolfPack volleyball team is national champions after surviving an epic, back and forth fight against Ridgewater College. By defeating Ridgewater 25-22, 25-19, and 25-22 the WolfPack completed the quest they began in August. It wasn’t easy. Ridgewater College busted out of the... Read more »

27th annual Turkey Trot has 550 participants

Turkey Trot

Nicole Mounts, Staff writer
November 5, 2013

The 27th Annual Turkey Trot race hosted by Madison College Athletics began Nov. 3, at the Door Creek Park at 7035 Littlemore Drive. There were 550 participants in the 5 kilometer and 5 mile cross country run/walk and kids races on a new course to raise money for Thursdays Child and Madison College Foundation... Read more »

Milwaukee Bucks need to make changes, and now

Nicholas Garton, Sports Editor
November 5, 2013

Every year the Milwaukee Bucks designate games to benefit the MACC Fund to help sponsor the fight against childhood cancer. This year, a preseason game against the Toronto Raptors was designated as that game. It never happened. So what’s that got to do with the arena? Everything. Allow me to provide... Read more »

Soccer team shut out in regional tournament

Tyler Richter, Staff writer
November 5, 2013

Two weeks ago, the Madison College soccer team ended an improved season with a 1-0 loss to Joliet on Oct. 23. However, despite the loss, this teamed showed again that it has great defensive potential, holding a Joliet team that shut them out 7-0 earlier this season to one goal on 27 shots. “If you... Read more »

Top-ranked WolfPack take volleyball regional title

Volleyball team celebrates regional title

Clarion Staff Report
November 5, 2013

Madison College’s top-ranked volleyball team hasn’t lost a match since Sept. 20. In fact, the team has only lost three matches all season. So the squad had to be concerned when it trailed rival Harper College, 2 games to 1 in the championship of NJCAA Region IV Tournament on Nov. 2 in Rockford, Ill. But... Read more »

Pacers should be the team to beat in NBA

Pacers start pre-season play

Nicholas Garton, Sports Editor
October 24, 2013

During the closing seconds of Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Roy Hibbert took a hard seat on the Pacers bench and smiled an empty, exasperated smile. The Pacers were about to be eliminated by the Miami Heat after a bitterly fought seven game series. It was the second consecutive year the Pacers... Read more »

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