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Sports Complex Groundbreaking Set for April 19

Sports Complex Groundbreaking Set for April 19

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor
April 6, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The groundbreaking for the Goodman Sports Complex will be April 19, with work beginning on the new soccer fields. Madison College’s newest sports complex will include a soccer field, softball diamond, storage, press boxes, concession stands and a ticket booth. Seating will be 300 for soccer and... Read more »

Baseball team opens season in Arizona

Clarion Staff Report
March 22, 2016
Filed under Sports

A spring break trip to Arizona gave the Madison College men’s baseball team its first chance to get some games in this season. Although the 4-8 outcome wasn’t what some might have anticipated from the perennial powerhouse, it might not be an accurate gauge of what to expect from the WolfPack this... Read more »

Women’s basketball season ends with loss to Lakers

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor
March 22, 2016
Filed under Sports

The women WolfPack basketball had quite the impressive season, finishing the year with a 27-4-0 record and an impressive home record of 14-1-0. Madison College’s season ended with a loss in the NJCAA district championship on March 1 at home in the Redsten Gymnasium. The WolfPack played the... Read more »

WolfPack softball team stands at .500 after annual spring trip

WolfPack softball team stands at .500 after annual spring trip

Clarion Staff Report
March 22, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Madison College softball fans will have to wait until April 3 to see their team play a home game. Still, thanks to two indoor tournaments and a Florida spring break trip, the team has already played 22 games and faced all of its conference opponents. The WolfPack won 6 of 13 games on its recently... Read more »

WolfPack fall short in attempt to grab a win

Clarion Staff Report
March 2, 2016
Filed under Sports

As odd as it might sound for a team that ended the regular season on a five-game losing streak, the Madison College men’s basketball team hoped the post-season would have lasted just a little longer. Madison College fought back from a 12-point deficit throughout the entire second half of its NJCAA... Read more »

WolfPack softball team drops 3 indoor games

Clarion Staff Report
March 2, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Madison College softball team opened the season by playing in the Rochester Community and Technical College Early Bird Invitational on Feb. 26 in the Bubble at UCR Regional Stadium in Rochester, Minn. Despite losing all three games, the team got a bit of a warm-up prior to the N4C Dome Jamboree... Read more »

Women’s basketball team wins region IV championship

Women’s basketball team wins region IV championship

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor
March 1, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Rock Valley College has been the team to beat in both the North Central Community College Conference and the NJCAA Division III Region IV women’s basketball tournament. Despite splitting regular-season games with Madison College, Rock Valley managed to win the conference title for the sixth straight... Read more »

Ranked foes stop Madison College men’s basketball team

Ranked foes stop Madison College men’s basketball team

Clarion staff report
February 17, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Madison College men’s basketball team hasn’t had much luck against ranked opponents so far this season. Seven times Madison College has played a ranked opponent this season, and each time the WolfPack has suffered defeat including is last three games. Their most recent defeat came at the... Read more »

Referees deserve praise for doing difficult job

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor
February 17, 2016
Filed under Sports

The television is turned onto a sporting event – football, hockey, baseball, soccer, or basketball, it’s up to you. A whistle blows and the whole arena or baseball diamond erupts in boos. Both coaches looks upset or confused. Players crowd around the referees protesting the call. One coach... Read more »

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 »

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