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Nothing new in dominant women’s soccer victories

Nothing new in dominant women’s soccer victories

Staff Report

September 12, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

It is a new season, but it has been the same result so far for the Madison College women’s soccer team – dominating win after dominating win. The WolfPack has played three matches through Sept. 8, winning all three and outscoring its opponents by a whopping total of 22-1. ...

WolfPack men’s soccer ready for season

WolfPack men’s soccer ready for season

Joseph Craker, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


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While students are still waiting for the start of the semester, the student-athletes have already put in quite a bit of work to get ready for the start of the season.  The men’s soccer team is no exception. Coach Cory Sims’s side faced off against an ambitious Rockford University in a friendly...

Jeff Thomas to coach WolfPack volleyball

Joseph Craker, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

New to the Madison College Athletics coaching staff this year is Jeff Thomas. He will be taking over the extremely successful women’s volleyball program, which holds 15 conference championships, four Region IV titles, four national tournament invites, and two NCJAA national championships.  “Jeff’s...

Women’s soccer team sets sights on nationals

Women’s soccer team sets sights on nationals

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

August 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Madison College women’s soccer team will have 14 incoming players this season and will look to build on the success that last year’s team had. Last season, the team experienced many firsts, including the first N4C title in program history and its first-ever NJCAA Region IV title and its first...

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


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...

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