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WolfPack women’s basketball suffers tough losses

WolfPack women’s basketball suffers tough losses

Clarion staff report
February 17, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Two late-season losses have likely derailed the Madison College women’s basketball team’s hopes of winning its first conference title since 2009-2010. Madison College avenged an earlier loss by defeating Rock Valley College and claim the conference lead, only to lose its next two games to fall... Read more »

WolfPack men’s basketball responds after tough losses to ranked teams

WolfPack men’s basketball responds after tough losses to ranked teams

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor
February 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

A tough stretch of games against a number of ranked opponents contributed to a four-game losing streak for the Madison College men’s basketball team. But since that mid-January stretch, the WolfPack has been able to win back-to-back games to improve its record to 9-13 overall. Most recently,... Read more »

Transfer player at home with WolfPack

Transfer player at home with  WolfPack

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor
February 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

Anyone who follows the Madison College men’s basketball team certainly noticed a new player on the floor when games resumed after the holiday break. Ethan Lurquin was hard to miss. At 6-foot, 5-inches and 210 pounds, he was one of the biggest players on the court. If that weren’t enough,... Read more »

Tied for conference lead

Tied for conference lead

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor
February 3, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

As we enter the final month of the regular season, the Madison College women’s basketball team finds itself atop the NJCAA Division III rankings. A four-game winning streak has allowed the WolfPack pull even with Rock Valley College for the North Central Community College Conference lead. Madison... Read more »

Men’s basketball team finds success with the new year

Men’s basketball team finds success with the new year

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor
January 19, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Madison College men’s basketball team got off to a slow start, going 3-8 to open the season. But things have turned around a bit since then, with the team winning four of its first six games in January. Now standing at 7-10 overall, the team hopes to continue its recent success. “First... Read more »

Women’s basketball win streak ends after 16 games

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor
January 19, 2016
Filed under Sports

After winning 16 straight games to open the season, the Madison College women’s basketball team got what their coach called a dose of “perspective” in a 66-55 loss to rival Rock Valley College on Jan. 13. “I think it was time for a loss. I think it puts perspective on things,” said coach... Read more »

Kast lacks height, but brings the energy for WolfPack

Kast lacks height, but brings the energy for WolfPack

Stephanie Riedel, Staff Writer
January 19, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

There’s a bit of a stereotype in basketball. You’ve got to be tall, real tall, if you want any chance to play. Here at Madison College, there’s one player who absolutely defies this stereotype. In fact, she blows it right off the court. Kaitlyn Kast of the WolfPack women’s basketball team... Read more »

WolfPack men’s basketball team falls short in overtime despite big rally

WolfPack men’s basketball team falls short in overtime despite big rally

Clarion Staff Report
December 10, 2015
Filed under Sports

After rallying from a 22-point deficit to force overtime, the Madison College men’s basketball team was unable to grab a victory at home on Dec. 5. Elgin Community College outscored Madison College, 15-9, in the overtime period to defeat the WolfPack, 96-90. Three players scored in double figures... Read more »

Are fantasy sports a form of gambling or a test of skill?

Are fantasy sports a form of gambling or a test of skill?

Jolie Vale, Staff Writer
December 10, 2015
Filed under Sports

On Nov. 11, New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued cease-and-desist letters to daily fantasy sports sites FanDuel and DraftKings stating that the online gambling industry goes against New York State gaming laws. According to New York Penal Law 225.00 gambling is defined as “a... Read more »

Madison College women’s basketball now ranked No. 2 in NJCAA Divsion III

Clarion Staff Report
December 10, 2015
Filed under Sports

By opening the season with 10-straight victories, the Madison College women’s basketball team now finds itself ranked No. 2 in the NJCAA Division III national poll. Not only has the team been winning, but it’s been winning big. Madison College beat Elgin Community College, 70-34, at home on... Read more »

Head injuries cast a shadow over the game

Head injuries cast a shadow over the game

Morgan Engels, Staff Writer
December 10, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On Nov. 4, Luke Schemm scored two touchdowns for his high school team. Then he suffered a traumatic brain injury during the game that caused his brain to swell and the blood flow to it. Schemm was a 17-year-old senior at Wallace County High when he died on Nov. 5. Just days before Schemm’s passing,... Read more »

NHL should save roster space for a third goalie

NHL should save roster space for a third goalie

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor
November 25, 2015
Filed under Sports

They say that three is a crowd. Well, when you are a National Hockey League team, this happens not to be the case with goaltenders. Each NHL team should at least have three goalies, but it seems like two goalies are actually all teams can afford under their salary cap. Three goalies should be... Read more »

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