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Landenberger, Young are honored as the ‘Sports People of the Year’

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

May 1, 2018


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The Madison College Athletics Department held its annual Student Athlete Awards Banquet on April 25, where athletes from the college’s teams were introduced and honored. Two student athletes received special recognition as Madison College Sports People of the Year – softball player Riley...

WolfPack baseball turns a corner

Clarion Staff Report

May 1, 2018


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After an up-and-down season, perhaps the Madison College baseball team has simply been saving the best for last. The WolfPack have won 10 of their last 13 games to improve their record to 24-15 overall and 7-5 in conference play. Aside from a pair of one-run losses to Rock Valley on April 24 and...

Meet the Pack

May 1, 2018


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Baseball Tanner Umentum An infielder and pitcher, Tanner Umentum is in his second year with the Madison College baseball team. This season he is hitting .281 with 16 hits in 57 at bats. He has 13 RBIs and 15 runs scored. Last year, he started 31 games and batted .281. He also posted a 3-2 pitching...

Softball team win streak hits 20 as season nears end

Clarion Staff Report

May 1, 2018


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As the Madison College women’s softball team heads into post-season play, it has a lot to be proud of already this season. The team currently has a 42-7 record, posting the most wins in school history, and is riding a 20-game winning streak. The WolfPack hasn’t lost since dropping a pair of...

Eichstedt selected to lead Madison College golf team

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

May 1, 2018


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Starting next season the WolfPack golf team is getting a new coach: Glenn Eichstedt. His primary goal is to building up the program by getting more people to play on the team. “Just getting enough numbers in to the program, so we can be competitive amongst ourselves. That usually creating team...

Success on the field, in classroom

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

April 17, 2018


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The WolfPack’s Ashley Kniesel is working hard in two fields she loves here at Madison College. One is in the classroom, where she is studying to become part of the dental field. The other is the softball diamond, where she’s a top hitter and infielder for the Madison College team. “I actually...

Softball team falls to rival Rock Valley College

Clarion Staff Report

April 17, 2018


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After losing both games of an April 10 doubleheader against Rock Valley College, the Madison College softball team now stands one game back in the battle for the North Central Community College Conference title. Rock Valley leads the chase with a 9-1 record, while Madison College stands at 10-2. Madison...

Baseball team fights back from slow start

Clarion Staff Report

April 17, 2018


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In its latest stretch of games, the Madison College baseball team has begun to battle back from an uneven start to the season. After winning six of its last eight games, the WolfPack now stand at 13-11 overall and 2-2 in conference play. The team’s full might was on display in a doubleheader...

Meet the Pack

April 17, 2018


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Baseball Garrett McGraw A sophomore infielder and pitcher on the Madison College basebal team, Garrett McGraw is hitting .413 this season. He has 19 hits and six RBIs in 46 trips to the plate. He has started 12 games and played in 16 this year. McGraw is a graduate of Lodi High School, where h...

Baseball team wins 4 of its last 6 games

Clarion Staff Report

April 4, 2018


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After a rough spring break trip to Arizona, the Madison College men’s baseball team has won four of its last six games. The two losses during that span were both by one run. Most recently, the team won both games of a home doubleheader with Kishwaukee College on March 30. Madison College won...

WolfPack softball team returns to winnings ways

WolfPack softball team returns to winnings ways

Andrew Kicmol, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


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Back from their Florida trip, the Madison College softball team hit a bump in the road, losing two straight to Kirkwood Community College, 8-0 and 8-1. The team bounced back though winning the next series against South Suburban College, 7-3 and 4-0. Finally getting to play a couple of games at...

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