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Deante Luster goes in for a layup against Black Hawk College.

Luster shines for WolfPack

Taylor Kaufmann, Sports Editor February 13, 2024

The Madison College men's basketball team had a great start to its game against the College of DuPage on Jan. 23, racing to an early lead that paved the way to a 41-25 margin in the first half. The last...

Madison College guard Tazhia Aune goes up for a shot during a recent game against the College of DuPage.

Women’s basketball team keeps battling

Taylor Kaufmann, Sports Editor February 13, 2024

Moments after walking into Redsten Gymnasium, it was clear there would be only five girls playing for the Madison College women’s basketball team the evening of Jan. 23. This eliminated the opportunity...

Madison College baseball coach Mike Davenport directs a batter during a game against Carl Sandburg College during the 2023 season. (Jim Garvey / Madison College Athletics)

Coach Davenport will assist with all-star team this summer

Taylor Kaufmann, Sports Editor February 13, 2024

Madison College baseball coach Mike Davenport has been asked to serve as an assistant coach for the NJCAA Baseball All-Star Team when it competes in the Netherlands this summer. Coach Davenport received...

Madison College’s Tyler Mitchell goes up for a shot.

WolfPack men’s basketball team falls in several single-digit losses

Clarion Staff Report January 17, 2024

Winter break has been tough on the Madison College men's basketball team. The squad has lost six straight games, four of which were by seven or fewer points. With the exception of a 97-74 loss to ninth-ranked...

Madison College’s Kaylee Anzalone drives for a shot.

WolfPack has highlights despite long losing streak

Clarion Staff Report January 17, 2024

Playing without much bench relief all season has presented a true challenge for the Madison College women's basketball team. The team has often been competitive early in games, but then fades as fatigue...

Members of the Esports Grand Champion VALORANT team include, from left, Nicholas Torstenson, Sean Lahey, Bhim Gurung, Ethan Hanson and Nicholas Patterson.

Esports champions again

Kai Brito, Copy Editor January 17, 2024

When thinking of a typical college sports team, basketball, football or soccer might come to mind, but the standard definition has changed with the introduction of “esports” competitive play at the...

Madison College guard Kaylee Anzalone (10)  goes up for a shot during the season-opening game against the University of Dubuque JV.

WolfPack women’s basketball team stands at 1-8

Clarion Staff Report December 5, 2023

A fast start and a stifling defense in the final quarter helped coach Angel Whetstone record her first coaching win as the Madison College’s women’s basketball team posted a 55-32 victory over Western...

WolfPack men’s basketball team jumps to a 4-4 start on the season

Clarion Staff Report December 5, 2023

With three games remaining until the start of winter break, the Madison College men’s basketball team stands at 4-4 overall following a close loss to Prairie State College on Dec. 2.  Madison...

Fall sports athletes earn regional recognition

Clarion Staff Report December 5, 2023

Five Madison College fall sports athletes earned spots on their respective NJCAA Region 4 Division II All-Region Teams. Three were honored from the women’s soccer team, one from the men’s soccer team...

Madison College’s Kayla Staveness (15) drives to the basket during the home-opener on Nov. 8.

Getting 1% better each day

Taylor Kaufmann, Staff Writer December 5, 2023

With about two thirds of the season left, Madison College women’s basketball coach Angel Whetstone has a plan to keep the team motivated.   “Everyday we work together on building as a...

Madison Colleges Gabby Hack blocks an opponent during a recent match at Redsten Gymnasium.

WolfPack volleyball finishes year as regional runner-up

Clarion Staff Report November 14, 2023

The fall sports teams at Madison College have all finished play, with the volleyball team reaching the regional finals before falling to Rock Valley College. The women’s soccer team lost in its regional...

Big moves bring high hopes for the Bucks

Ross Litscher, Staff Writer November 14, 2023

Milwaukee Bucks fans got a late September surprise this year, when they learned that Damian (Dame) Lillard had been traded to their favorite team. The move was a long time coming. He had requested a trade...

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