How does this year’s NBA playoffs rank in history?

Nicholas Garton, Sports Editor
May 7, 2014
Filed under Sports

Hyperbole is a tricky thing. In the world of sports we throw around words like greatness, superstar, best, even MVP like they’re candy. Every shot is a great shot. Every great performance is the best performance ever. LeBron James finally won a title? He’s better than Jordan. We don’t exactly... Read more »

WolfPack Hall of Fame adds two new members

Clarion staff report
May 7, 2014
Filed under Sports

CLARION STAFF REPORT   A former baseball player and a long-time cross country coach were inducted into the Madison College WolfPack Athletic Hall of Fame during the annual athletic awards banquet held on April 24. The inductees were Scott Whitrock, who played baseball at Madison... Read more »

Schmidt, Statz honored as Madison College Sportspeople of the Year

Clarion staff report
May 7, 2014
Filed under Sports

Baseball player Daniel Schmidt and volleyball player Melinda Statz were named the Madison College Sportspeople of the Year during the annual athletic awards banquet held on April 24 at the Redsten Gymnasium. The award recognizes student athletes “who have best exhibited the ideals of scholarship,... Read more »

WolfPack softball posts best record since 2007

Clarion staff report
May 7, 2014
Filed under Sports

Madison College’s best softball season since 2007 came to an end on May 3 with a 4-1 loss to the College of DuPage in the NJCAA Regional IV Tournament in Rockford, Ill. With the loss, the WolfPack softball team finished 22-23 overall after an 8-10 conference campaign. Madison College fell behind... Read more »

WolfPack baseball team wins N4C title

WolfPack baseball team wins N4C title

Clarion staff report
May 7, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

As it prepares for the start of the NJCAA Region IV Tournament, the Madison College baseball team has won seven of its last eight games and claimed the N4C Conference title. The one loss during that stretch, a 4-2 setback against Harper College, prevented the WolfPack from going undefeated in conference... Read more »

WolfPack baseball ends season with sweep

Joe Ballard, Staff Writer
May 7, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Madison College WolfPack Baseball team finished off its regular season with a sweep of the South Suburban College Bulldogs in a doubleheader on May 5. Madison College won the first game, 6-0, and the second game, 3-1. Madison College finished the season with a 36-14 record, 11-1 in conference,... Read more »

Who will the Packers select in the NFL draft?

Who will the Packers select in the NFL draft?

Joe Ballard, Staff Writer
May 5, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

To begin the 2014 offseason the Green Bay Packers had 17 free agents and $33 million in cap room the Packers were going to be active in free agency. The team ended the 2013 season with a defense that ranked 26th in yards against allowing 372.2 yards per game. Many defenses have a bend but... Read more »

WolfPack baseball remains unbeaten in conference

WolfPack baseball remains unbeaten in conference

Clarion staff report
April 23, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Madison College baseball team has been on a roll in recent weeks, winning nine of its last 10 games. Its only loss in that stretch was a 1-0 game to open a doubleheader against Waubonsee Community College on April 17, and that loss was quickly avenged with a 7-1 victory in the second game. Madison... Read more »

WolfPack softball has shot at winning record

Clarion staff report
April 23, 2014
Filed under Sports

With three doubleheaders remaining before tournament play begins, the Madison College softball team has a chance to finish the season with a winning record – something that it hasn’t done since the 2007 season. Madison College’s record is now 15-19 overall and 6-6 in conference play. Barring... Read more »

Legacies on the line in this year’s NBA playoffs

Legacies on the line in this year’s NBA playoffs

Nicholas Garton, Sports Editor
April 23, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Legacy. Legacy is the word one most associates with the beginning of the NBA Playoffs on a yearly basis. Every year stars rise and fall. Expectations are exceeded or broken. Promise is either lived up to or goes unfulfilled. This is the nature of the League particularly in the modern day when every made... Read more »

Baseball coach likes potential of this year’s team

Baseball coach likes potential of this year’s team

Joe Ballard, Staff Writer
April 10, 2014
Filed under Sports

It’s mid March, and in an office overflowing with baseball gear, Coach Mike Davenport is going over strategy for the Madison College baseball team’s first game. Outside, it’s 34 degrees and Robin Roberts Field is only beginning to thaw following a brutal winter. Expectations are high this year... Read more »

Weather gives WolfPack softball extra practice time

Joe Galligan, Staff Writer
April 10, 2014
Filed under Sports

If there hasn’t been much buzz around campus about Madison College softball lately, there’s an easy explanation for it. Over the past week, the story for the WolfPack has been the weather. After spending much of March in Arizona, the WolfPack returned to Madison, only to have their next six games... Read more »