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Madison College freshman Delaney Bracken outruns a Kankakee Community College defender on Sept. 12. The WolfPack posted a 2-0 win in the match at Goodman Pitch East.

Strong start for fall teams

Clarion Staff Report September 26, 2023

Both the Madison College women’s soccer and volleyball teams have winning records as of Sept. 23, while the men’s soccer team is hovering around .500. The women’s soccer team stands at 5-1, the 10th-ranked...

Transition for Badger football taking time

Ross Litscher, Staff Writer September 26, 2023

With any new coach, there is always a window of trial and error with their philosophies clashing with the team’s established reasoning. When the Badgers hired Cincinnati head coach Luke Fickell last...

Love the 3rd opening-day quarterback in 30 years

Ross Litscher, Staff Writer September 26, 2023

When Jordan Love ran onto Soldier Field on the second Sunday of September, he became the third quarterback to start week 1 for the Green Bay Packers in the last 30 years. No other NFL team has less than...

Madison College Athletic Director Jason Verhelst crosses the soccer field after a recent match.

Leading the WolfPack from a student-athlete perspective

Kelly Feng, Editor in Chief September 26, 2023

Despite his success in his 23 years at Madison College filling different athletic department roles, Jason Verhelst isn’t about to take a victory lap. He wants to tackle several areas, including the...

Madison College middle blocker Courtney Gorum (9) waits for the serve during a match on Aug. 23 in Redsten Gymnasium.

From coach to player

Kelly Feng, Editor in Chief August 28, 2023

It started at a volleyball camp in the summer of 2022. It was an athletic skills camp where kids learned the ins and outs of volleyball and worked with experienced players. Courtney Gorum and Mallory Stone,...

Madison College forward Gabe Voung, left, shown during a match from the 2022 season, led the national in goals last year with 25.

Voung, returnees provide experience to WolfPack men’s soccer

Clarion Staff Report August 28, 2023

Only six players with playing experience return to the Madison College men’s soccer team, but they will provide a solid foundation for new Coach Logan Fye. Leading the list of returnees is first-team...

Women’s soccer team ready for Division II

Clarion Staff Report August 28, 2023

Several unknowns are facing the Madison College women’s soccer team this season. First, it is making the move to NJCAA Division II, along with other WolfPack teams. The team had won four Region 4 Division...

Madison College’s Claire Smedema delivers a pitch against Joliet Junior College on April 27.

WolfPack softball on an upswing

Clarion Staff Report May 2, 2023

With just a few games remaining before the start of the NJCAA Region 4 Tournament, the Madison College softball team stands at 20-18 overall and 3-3 in conference play. Recently, Madison College posted...

Jordan Love era has begun for Packers

Ross Litscher, Sports Editor May 2, 2023

The long-awaited Aaron Rodgers to the New York Jets trade was finally completed on April 25. This means that for the first time since 2004, Aaron Rodgers will not be on the Packers roster. More so, this...

Packers fill areas of need in the draft’s early rounds

James Paradisin, Staff Writer May 2, 2023

The NFL Draft recently wrapped up, and the Green Bay Packers wanted to make sure they made a splash. The team had some tough news to deal with this past week, as famed quarterback Aaron Rodgers decided...

Madison College’s Evan Iwinski gets hit by a pitch during his team’s game against Carl Sandburg College on April 21.

WolfPack baseball hoping to finish strong

Clarion Staff Report May 2, 2023

The Madison College baseball team takes a 31-9 overall record and a No. 6 national ranking into the final week before tournament play begins. Despite a few recent stumbles, the WolfPack remains in position...

Brewers off to a surprising start

Dexter Cruse, Staff Writer May 2, 2023

The Milwaukee Brewers have started out the season red hot, currently 16-9 through the first month of games. The Brewers have seen quite the roster change from last year, and some surprising names have...

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