The Clarion

Success on the field, in classroom

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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...

Meet the Pack

April 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

Softball Katelin Gilbertson A sophomore catcher on the Madison College softball team, is currently hitting .400 with three doubles and three home runs. She leads the team with 17 RBIs and has scored eight runs. Last year, she started 30 games and was tied for the team lead in home runs with four and has...

Webster works behind the scenes

Webster works behind the scenes

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

If you watched any of the WolfPack men’s and women’s basketball games on Madison College TV (madisoncollege.tv) website, you may have noticed something different during the 2017-18 season. There are now graphics and a play-by-play on the live game broadcast. Matthew Webster was the student behind the sce...

Softball starts out 16-3

Softball starts out 16-3

Ethan Maurice, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

Madison College returned home from their annual spring break Florida trip with a historic 16-3 record, and they should have plenty of confidence heading into the rest of the season. The WolfPack have their first game at Goodman Field on Thursday, March 29, where they take on Bryant & Stratton...

Baseball team suffers close losses on its Arizona trip

Clarion Staff Report

March 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Madison College baseball team returned from its spring break trip to Arizona with just three wins in 10 games, but their performance was much more encouraging than the record may seem to indicate. Six of those seven losses were by one run, meaning a run here or there and the team could have returned...

Meet the Pack

March 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

Softball Ashley Kniesel A sophomore infielder on the Madison College softball team, Ashley Kniesel is currently hitting .324 with 11 RBIs and 10 runs scored. She has two doubles. Last year, she batted .336 with 50 hits including 14 doubles and three home runs. She scored 37 runs and drove in 28, finishing in ...

The news site of Madison Area Technical College
Sports