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
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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 »

Basketball teams open year with big wins

Frederic Hewitt, Sports Editor
November 12, 2014
Filed under Sports

Basketball season has officially started for most leagues, including our very own Madison College WolfPack.  Parents were honored at the game on Wednesday, Nov. 5, which marked both the men and women’s debut of the 2014-15 season. The women’s team was impressive against Fox Valley, winning by... Read more »

WolfPack volleyball going back to nationals

WolfPack volleyball going back to nationals

Clarion staff report
November 11, 2014
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There are similarities between the Madison College volleyball team that won the national title last year and the WolfPack squad that will be playing in the NJCAA Division III National Tournament this year. Both teams won the North Central Community College Conference title. Both teams spent time... Read more »

Wheelchair basketball game help raise awareness

Wheelchair basketball game help raise awareness

Frederic Hewitt, Sports Editor
October 29, 2014
Filed under Sports

In the midst of disability awareness week, Madison College hosted UW-Whitewater’s wheelchair basketball team for a demonstration in Redsten Gymnasium. Students and staff were given an opportunity to use some of the extra wheelchairs the team had brought to fully participate and even play against the... Read more »

Improved play offers hope for men’s soccer team

Tyler Richter, Copy Editor
October 29, 2014
Filed under Sports

This past season was a tumultuous one for the Madison College men’s soccer team, full of golden moments and missed opportunities. It’s these missed opportunities that showed up on Oct. 18 and ended the team’s playoff run in a 4-2 shootout loss to Rock Valley College at home. “The game was... Read more »