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WolfPack on a winning streak

WolfPack on a winning streak

Joseph Craker, Sports Editor

April 23, 2019


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As the postseason draws near, the 26-7 WolfPack baseball team have extended their win streak to 15 and remain best in the N4C conference standings, four wins ahead of the College of DuPage. The streak was moved to nine wins after a close doubleheader against non-conference opponents Bryant & Stratton...

Meet the Pack

April 23, 2019


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BASEBALL Matt Hamilton A sophomore pitcher for the Madison College baseball team, Matt Hamilton is currently 6-0 on the season and 14-1 throughout his career with the ‘Pack. He was named second-team all-region in the 2017-18 season and posted a team-best 2.02 ERA over 66-2/3 innings pitched. The r...

Softball team is busy making up for postponed games

CLARION STAFF REPORT

April 23, 2019


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Weather cancellations have made for a jam-packed second half of the season for the Madison College softball team. During the six-day stretch from April 15 through April 20, the team played 10 games. Fortunately for the WolfPack, they played well during that stretch, winning seven of those games. Now, wit...

Baseball delivers wins

Baseball delivers wins

Joseph Craker, Sports Editor

April 9, 2019


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Temperatures have been unseasonably cold as April rolls through, but Madison College bats have stayed hot since their time in the desert. WolfPack baseball has swept their last four doubleheaders, winning eight games consecutively and outscoring their opponents 64-22 over the streak. Madison Colle...

xSoftball team gets pair of high-scoring victories

CLARION STAFF REPORT

April 9, 2019


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It’s been two weeks since the Madison College softball team finished its spring break trip. Thanks to the weather, the team has only two games during that time. Thanks to their strong hitting, both of those games were blow-out wins as Madison College beat Black Hawk College-Moline, 9-1 and 16-9, i...

Brewers baseball has all fans looking forward to new season

Andrew Kicmol & Joe Craker, Editor in Chief and Sports Editor

April 9, 2019


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The first pitch of the Major League Baseball season was thrown last month and it’s good to have baseball back. The Clarion sports staff discuss what they think will happen this season. Q: Are you excited for the season? Andrew: Definitely, after last year’s run the to the NLCS I think this team is fu...

Meet the Pack

April 9, 2019


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BASEBALL NATHAN AIDE A sophomore outfielder on the Madison College baseball team, Nathan Aide is hitting .354 this season with 17 hits in 48 at-bats. He has three doubles, one triple and one home run so far this season. Last year, Aide was named second-team all-region after playing in 51 games and hitting ...

Greater Expectations

Greater Expectations

Andrew Kicmol & Joe Craker, Editor in Chief & Sports Editor

March 27, 2019


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The Milwaukee Bucks have the best record in the NBA right now, and to the excitement of the city and fans all over Wisconsin, they are primed to make a deep playoff run for the first time in years. The Bucks entered the season with a new head coach in Mike Budenholzer and were coming off a 44-win...

Softball team goes 10-4 on Florida trip

Softball team goes 10-4 on Florida trip

CLARION STAFF REPORT

March 27, 2019


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A spring break trip to Florida provided the Madison College softball team the chance to play 14 games in eight days and face some of the other top-ranked teams in its division. The WolfPack went 10-4 on the trip to improve their overall record to 14-6, although they fell to both of the ranked NJCAA...

Baseball team wins 5 of 11 during trek to Arizona

Joseph Craker, Sports Editor

March 27, 2019


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The WolfPack baseball team had to dust themselves off both literally and figuratively during their annual trip to the desert over spring break. Over the week-long retreat to the greater Phoenix area, the ‘Pack got 11 games under their belt against both conference and national competition. Madison...

Meet the Pack

March 27, 2019


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SOFTBALL DANY GUMZ A sophomore infielder and pitcher on the Madison College softball team, Gumz is hitting .481 this season and leads the team in doubles with seven, triples with three and home runs with four. Last year, she batted .462 with five home runs and 40 runs batted in. She played in all 52...

Williams finding success

Williams finding success

Kelly Kubicek, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


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Aniah Williams always felt like she had the potential to play college basketball. She just wasn’t sure how much attention she’d receive playing on a high school team that rarely won. Williams said her Beloit Memorial team “won three or four games” her entire high school career. “It was stres...

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