WolfPack men’s basketball bounces back

Brooke Rayford, Staff Writer
February 3, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Madison College men’s basketball team has recovered from its recent three game slide, now having won its last four games. Madison College defeated Wilbur Wright College, Harper College, Fox Valley Technical College and Joliet Junior College to improve its record to 15-6 overall and 5-3 in conference. The... Read more »

Women’s basketball team ready to make some noise

Women’s basketball team ready to make some noise

Clarion staff report
January 21, 2015
Filed under Sports

As it entered its game against perennial powerhouse Rock Valley College, the Madison College women’s basketball team had reasons to be optimistic. The team had won seven straight games. It had scored 90 or more points in four of those wins. And it hadn’t lost since November. Despite losing,... Read more »

Play intramural dodgeball

Tannen Todd, Staff Writer
January 21, 2015
Filed under Sports

The intramural dodgeball team is for any student who wants to have a fun, friendly sports experience and get great exercise in the process. When I first showed up in December to watch the games, I thought there might be some quarrels between students who would get really into the game.  We all can... Read more »

WolfPack unable to upend top-ranked team

WolfPack unable to upend top-ranked team

Clarion staff report
January 21, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Madison College men’s basketball team has had a strong first half of the season. In winning 11 games, the team has already won more games than any of the past three seasons. So when top-ranked Rock Valley came to town on Jan. 14, the WolfPack got to see how it stacked up against one of the elite... Read more »

WolfPack men’s basketball now 7-1

WolfPack men’s basketball now 7-1

Frederic Hewitt, Sports Editor
December 10, 2014
Filed under Sports

Eight games into the season, the Madison College men’s basketball team has only one blemish on its record, making the team 7-1 overall. The team’s only loss came five games into the season, a 75-67 defeat at the hand of the Elgin Community College Spartans on Nov. 22. Since then, the WolfPack... Read more »

Big wins boost WolfPack women’s basketball

Frederic Hewitt, Sports Editor
December 10, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Madison College women’s basketball team has won two straight games to improve its record to 5-3 overall. The first game of their two game win streak was a 93-66 victory against the Rochester Community and Technical College Yellowjackets. This marked the highest scoring game for the WolfPack... Read more »

WolfPack volleyball has plan for success

WolfPack volleyball has plan for success

Brooke Rayford, Staff Writer
December 10, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The WolfPack volleyball team has reached the pinnacle of its sport. It has made three national tournament appearances in the last six years, winning the national championship the last two years. Under coach Toby Parker’s lead, the team has won six conference titles in 10 years and posted a 274-71... Read more »

WolfPack women’s basketball suffers tough loss

WolfPack women’s basketball suffers tough loss

Frederic Hewitt, Sports Editor
November 26, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Madison College women’s basketball team saw its two-game winning streak come to an end on Nov. 19 with a disappointing 82-48 loss against the Sauk Valley Community College Skyhawks. Madison College shot 32 percent from the field as a team and 17 percent beyond the three-point line. The biggest... Read more »

The Blaze opens 3rd year of women’s football

Stuart Benjamin, Staff Writer
November 26, 2014
Filed under Sports

With football season in full swing, the local women’s tackle football team, Madison Blaze, is getting ready for the upcoming season.  After a loss against Houston this year in their very first playoff game at home, the team is ready to get back to work. The Blaze, which formed from a few Madison... Read more »

WolfPack volleyball team defends its national title

WolfPack volleyball team defends its national title

Joe Ballard and Brooke Rayford, Staff Writers
November 25, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

How many National Champions can say they have won two in a row? The Madison College WolfPack volleyball team can. The team repeated as National Champions, winning all three of its matches in the NJCAA Division III National Tournament. The WolfPack defeated Lorain County Community College Commodores... Read more »

Men’s basketball starts strong

Men’s basketball starts strong

Frederic Hewitt, Sports Editor
November 25, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Madison College men’s basketball team is off to the hottest start the program has seen in quite some time.  Sauk Valley Community College felt the heat in the WolfPack’s most recent victory, a 71-64 win on Nov. 19. The last time the WolfPack grounded the Skyhawks was in 2007, making this... Read more »

A relaxing stretch

A relaxing stretch

Jessica Keophilavanh, Staff Writer
November 12, 2014
Filed under Sports

You don’t need to go to an expensive studio to try yoga; there are affordable classes, right on the Truax campus. Don’t worry about not having your own cool little yoga mat like everyone else because there is a storage closet filled with candy-blue blocks and yoga mats just waiting to be used. And... Read more »