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Men’s and women’s basketball players earn recognition

Clarion Staff Report

March 20, 2018


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Four Madison College basketball players have received all-conference and all-region accolades, the college’s athletic department recently announced. Tyree Young and Jezzriah Burton were honored from the men’s basketball team, while Megan Corcoran and Peyton Trapino were recognized from the women’s...

Oympic spirit is worth celebrating

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

February 27, 2018


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For the last two weeks, the world has tuned in to watch the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang and has seen the world come together under the Olympic flame. During the opening ceremony, the both North Korea and South Korea walked in together under one united Korea flag. Not only were North Korea...

Men’s basketball team falls to Rock Valley

February 27, 2018


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Bailey Ayres Sports Editor A winning season for the Madison College men’s basketball team came to a close on Feb. 24 with a 76-59 loss to Rock Valley College in the NJCAA Region IV semifinals. Rock Valley went on a 13-3 run to take command early in the first half and never looked back, holding...

Shots off the mark late in loss to Joliet

Ethan Maurice, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


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The Madison College women’s basketball team lost out of the NJCAA Region IV Tournament one game short of the championship. The WolfPack won their first game against the College of DuPage, 66-47, which advanced them to the semifinals, where they played Joliet Junior College, a team the WolfPack had...

Meet the Pack

February 27, 2018


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Men's Basketball Sean Suchomel A 6-foot guard, Sean Suchomel is in his first year with the Madison College men’s basketball team. He has played in 29 games this season and averages 9.4 points a game and 6 rebounds. He has a total of 129 assists this year. Suchomel scored a season-high 23 point...

Sharing his life lessons, Mike Mayfield encourages athletes to strive for the best at everything they do

Sharing his life lessons, Mike Mayfield encourages athletes to strive for the best at everything they do

Lucy Smith, Copy Editor

February 27, 2018


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Among the many lessons Mike Mayfield imparts through basketball, being the best at what you do stands out because it isn’t just something Mayfield teaches, but something he lives. When he was younger he couldn’t even stand basketball because as he says, he was a baseball guy. He would see the crowds...

WolfPack men’s basketball team finds its scoring touch

WolfPack men’s basketball team finds its scoring touch

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

February 13, 2018


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As the season draws to a close, the Madison College men’s basketball team has put together a three-game winning streak, including two wins that saw the team score more than 100 points. With two games left on the regular season schedule, Madison College now stands at 16-9 overall and 6-6 in North...

Women’s basketball win streak hits 5 games

Ethan Maurice, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


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The Madison College women’s basketball team has only a few more weeks in the season, and they are finishing the season strong. The WolfPack has now won five straight games, including an 82-53 victory over Harper College on Feb. 10. Madison College is now 18-7 overall this season and 9-2 in conference...

Meet the Pack

February 13, 2018


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MEN’S BASKETBALL Nathaniel Buss A 5-foot, 11-inch guard, Nathaniel Buss is in his first year with the Madison College men’s basketball team. He has played in all 25 games this season, starting the last 18. Buss averages 8.2 points per game and has 90 assists and 21 steals. Buss was a four-year part...

Dealing with concussions

Dealing with concussions

Andrew Kicmol, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


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Diving for a ball and hitting her head, Peyton Trapino got up thinking nothing of it. As a basketball player for Madison College, she’s used to throwing herself into the fray. Though bleeding from her head, she wasn’t too concerned, just ready for the next play. Finishing the game and going...

Mad Rollin’ Dolls ready for a new season

Mad Rollin’ Dolls ready for a new season

Tara Olivia Martens, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


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Those of us who enjoy the vibrant and colorful fights seen from the WWE Divas have a similar live experience available to us in Madison – the roller derby program Mad Rollin’ Dolls. At a roller derby event you can expect to see shoulder hits and fallen skaters. It truly makes you think of World...

Men’s basketball team upsets Rock Valley with 3-pointers

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

January 30, 2018


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When the 3-pointers are falling, the Madison College men’s basketball team can compete with just about anyone. Despite going 2-2 in its most recent set of games, Madison College upset No. 3-ranked Rock Valley College, 81-65, on Jan. 24 thanks in large part to its long-range shooting. Madison...

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