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Baseball team shows its youth in early games

Baseball team shows its youth in early games

Christina Gordon, Sports Editor

March 25, 2020

The Madison College baseball team was able to get in four games before the season was suspended due to concerns about the novel coronavirus. With just nine players returning and only three sophomores with postseason experience, the baseball team has a young roster with 18 new faces.  Madison...

WolfPack sweeps N4C Jamboree

WolfPack sweeps N4C Jamboree

Anica Graney, Managing Editor

March 25, 2020

The WolfPack softball team finished undefeated at the North Central Conference Dome Jamboree prior to the cancellation of its season due to the spread COVID-19. The team faced eight teams over three days, six of which were conference foes. Madison College opened the Jamboree on March 5 with a close...

Spring Sports Seasons Cancelled

Spring Sports Seasons Cancelled

Christina Gordon, Sports Editor

March 25, 2020

The Madison College baseball and softball team will have to wait a year to be able to play after the recent cancellation of their respective season by the NJCAA in an effort to protect athletes and fans from the spread of COVID-19.  “We are fully supportive of the measures that both our college...

WolfPack in regional final, but falls short

Christina Gordon, Sports Editor

March 4, 2020

For the first time in four years, the Madison College women’s basketball team made it to the Region IV tournament championship game.  Madison College came into the tournament as the No. 2 seed.  “We would have liked to have the No. 1 seed, but we were excited for the No. 2 seed,” said M...

Coach sees positive signs in tourney

Christina Gordon, Sports Editor

March 4, 2020

Madison College men’s basketball coach Jamal Palmer feels his team has “something to build on for the future.”  For the first time since the 2014-2015, the team made it to the Region IV Championship game, where it lost to Rock Valley College, 73-52, on Feb.23.  Obviously, the season didn’t end the...

How many Big Ten teams will get in?

Bo Suh, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

It is almost March. We all know what March represents in sports. Yes, it is true that Major League Baseball will start in March, but what I meant is March Madness. Currently, ESPN bracketology expects 10 out of 14 teams in the Big Ten will make it to the tournament. A month ago, the ESPN experts expected...

Meet the Pack

March 4, 2020

MEN’S BASKETBALL AMIRE WILLIAMS-STRIBLING A freshman on the WolfPack, Williams-Stribling redshirted in his 2018-2019 season at NJCAA Division II Iowa Central Community College. Williams-Stribling had a career high 23 points on Feb. 1 against Harper College.  Williams-Stribling ended the season with a 41 percent field goal pe...

Softball assistant Bridge earns recognition

Softball assistant Bridge earns recognition

Christina Gordon, Sports Editor

March 4, 2020

Mike Bridge has been part of the Madison College softball team for nine years, and has helped the team get to back-to-back trips to the national tournament.  A softball coach for 36 years, Bridge was selected as the 2019 NJCAA Division II Assistant Coach of the Year by the National Fastpitch Coach...

Men’s basketball follows hot game with 3 losses

Men’s basketball follows hot game with 3 losses

Christina Gordon, Sports Editor

February 20, 2020

For the first time since Nov. 21, the Madison College men’s basketball team scored more than 100 points in a game. On Feb. 1, Madison College beat Harper College, 108-57. The bench provided a lift for the WolfPack scoring 64 of the 108 points.  Three of the bench players set new career highs ...

Ranked and ready

Ranked and ready

Christina Gordon, Sports Editor

February 20, 2020

After a hard loss to Rock Valley College, the No. 13 ranked Madison College women’s basketball team rolled to an easy win against Harper College on Feb. 1.  Madison College held Harper College to five points while going on to score 44 in the first half.  Madison College didn’t slow down in the second half going on to s...

Meet the Pack

February 20, 2020

MEN’S BASKETBALL SHAMAR NEWMAN A sophomore on the Madison College men’s basketball team, Shamar Newman played his freshman season at NJCAA Division III Central Lakes College in Brainerd, Minnesota. Newman averaged 5.4 points, and 3.2 rebounds, per game.  This season Newman is averaging 11.0 points and 4.3 r...

Baseball assistant gets job with Rockies organization

Baseball assistant gets job with Rockies organization

Christina Gordon, Sports Editor

February 20, 2020

  Every coach dreams about coaching in the Major Leagues.  Former Madison College Assistant Coach Trevor Burmeister is one step closer to that. Burmeister recently accepted a position with the Grand Junction Rockies as their hitting coach.  Grand Junction Rockies are a part of the Pion...

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