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Women’s basketball team gains experience against strong foes

Ethan Maurice, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


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The WolfPack women’s basketball team returned from the Anoka-Ramsey Tournament with one win and one loss, and a lot of valuable experience. A win over hosts Anoka-Ramsey, followed by a loss to St. Cloud Technical Community College completed the Wolfpack’s first weekend tournament. The WolfPack...

Meet the Pack

November 7, 2017


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Women's Soccer Tianna Sackett A freshman on the Madison College women’s soccer team, Tianna Sackett is a midfielder and defender. She has played in all 18 games, starting 12. Sackett has scored six goals and has recorded five assists this season, taking 28 shots. A three-sport athlete at West ...

Volleyball falls short against Harper

Andrew Kicmol, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


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Madison College’s successful volleyball season ended just a few points shy of earning a national tournament berth after falling to rival Harper College, 3-2, in the NJCAA Region IV Championship on Oct. 28. The WolfPack had a first round bye and started play in the tournament semifinal by beating...

Basketball Season Preview: 3 co-captains hope to guide WolfPack women to success

Ethan Maurice, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


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Four returning players and plenty of fresh faces give the Madison College women’s basketball coach Lois Heeren much to look forward to this season. The WolfPack finished 20-7 last year and return Megan Corcoran, Peyton Trapino, Cheyanne Jo Udelhoven and Shakira Burks to the lineup. One challenge...

Basketball Season Preview: Madison College men’s team hopes to build off last year

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

November 7, 2017


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After posting a 20-10 season in his first year as the Madison College men’s basketball coach, Bill Kegler and his players were more than ready for the season to get underway. “They are they are sick of practicing against each other every day,” Kegler said. “They are ready to play someone else...

National Qualifier: Overtime win sends WolfPack women’s soccer team to its first NJCAA Championship

National Qualifier: Overtime win sends WolfPack women’s soccer team to its  first NJCAA Championship

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

November 7, 2017


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Barely a minute into overtime, Esther Noriega delivered a game-winning goal to send the Madison College women’s soccer team to national tournament for the first time in school history. Noriega scored off a corner kick just 34 seconds into the overtime period, giving Madison College a 2-1 victory...

Women’s soccer takes conference title

Women’s soccer takes conference title

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

October 24, 2017


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The Madison College women’s soccer team posted double-digit wins this season and claimed a share of the conference title for the first time in program history. Now, the team is finding success in the playoffs, having started with two strong wins to push its overall record to 13-1-2. “I think...

25 Goals and counting: Schumann strikes often, scoring in 11 of team’s 16 games

25 Goals and counting: Schumann strikes often, scoring in 11 of team’s 16 games

Edward Herzberg, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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It was cool and overcast as the WolfPack women’s soccer team arrived at the stadium last on Oct. 13, looking to improve upon their already record-setting season. Having tallied the highest win total in program history, the chance at a conference title was in the balance. First year striker Britt...

Regional title decided by penalty kicks

Ethan Maurice, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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The WolfPack men’s soccer team dominated its first two playoff games, outscoring opponents 13-3. But the Regional IV championship on Oct. 21 saw Madison College and unbeaten Triton College play to a 3-3 draw before Triton College prevailed on penalty kicks. In the championship game, Madison College...

WolfPack volleyball wraps up its season, turns attention to playoffs

WolfPack volleyball wraps up its season, turns attention to playoffs

Andrew Kicmol, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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The Madison College women’s volleyball team had a bit of a layoff before its final three regular season matches, with both Elgin Community College and the Carthage College junior varsity canceling matches due to not being able to field teams. The eight-day layoff didn’t affect the WolfPack, as...

Character a key factor coaches consider when building team

Lucy Smith, Managing Editor

October 24, 2017


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When building a team there’s a lot of things a coach has to consider. One is cohesion. It has the power to make or break even the most talented of teams. “It’s absolutely vital” said Coach Sims, the head coach of the men’s soccer team. When putting the team together Coach Sims had to evaluate...

Meet the Pack

October 24, 2017


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Volleyball Lori Sanders A 5-foot, 10-inch sophomore on the Madison College volleyball team, Lori Sanders has started 27 matches at middle blocker this season. She has 140 kills and 59 total blocks, including 27 solo blocks. Last year, she played middle blocker and middle hitter for the UW-Barab...

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