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WolfPack fall to Rock Valley, defeat Elgin in shootout

Christina Gordon, Sports Editor

October 31, 2019

The WolfPack women’s soccer team concluded their regular season on Oct. 12 with a 2-1 loss to Rock Valley College. The WolfPack got on the board first when they were awarded a corner kick. Sophomore Kaitlyn Clapper perfectly kicked the ball in and freshman Mackenzie Bielecki was able to score on ...

WolfPack volleyball team wins 2 of last 3

Christina Gordon, Sports Editor

October 31, 2019

The Madison College Volleyball team finished its last three games of the season winning two matches and losing one.  The first game the WolfPack played was on Oct. 15, when Joliet Junior College traveled to Madison. The WolfPack had a two-game winning streak going into the game and extended t...

Meet the Pack

October 31, 2019

VOLLEYBALL LIBBY RUHLE A sophomore on the Madison College Volleyball team, Libby Ruhle started in seven of the 25 matches in the 2018 season, and had 13 kills, nine aces, and 36 digs. So far this season, Ruhle has had 84 digs for the WolfPack. Ruhle was a two-sport participant (volleyball, downh...

Gibis overcomes battle with cancer, returns to baseball

Gibis overcomes battle with cancer, returns to baseball

Christina Gordon, Sports Editor

October 31, 2019

When Pierson Gibis was diagnosed with cancer three years ago, the first thing he asked the doctors was if he could play baseball again.  When the doctors said yes, Gibis looked at this dad and told him “I’m going to go through this for a year, then take a year off to get my strength back. Th...

WolfPack claims share of 3rd-straight N4C title

WolfPack claims share of 3rd-straight N4C title

Christina Gordon, Sports Editor

October 16, 2019

After winning four of its last five games, the Madison College women’s soccer team has secured a share of its third consecutive N4C conference title. Madison College has outscored its opponents 31-8 en route to a 10-2-1 overall record and an 8-1 conference. Of the WolfPack’s last four games, t...

WolfPack men’s soccer team falls to third in conference

WolfPack men’s soccer team falls to third in conference

Christina Gordon, Sports Editor

October 16, 2019

The WolfPack men’s soccer team stands at 5-5-2 overall and 3-4-1 in the N4C conference, good enough for third in the conference behind Harper College and Triton College.  Both Harper and Triton are ranked in the top 10 for NJCAA Division III.  Madison College’s winning streak ended whe...

Meet the Pack

October 16, 2019

GOLF MATT HACH A freshman on the Madison College Golf team,  Matt Hach finished sixth place at the Region IV tournament earning second-team All-Region IV accolades. In Hach’s first college golf match at the Highland “36” Invitational Hach finished tied for 22nd with a two-day total of 163. A f...

Volleyball falls to 6-3 in conference

Christina Gordon, Sports Editor

October 16, 2019

The Madison College volleyball team now stands at 6-3 in N4C conference play and 12-15 overall after having won two of its last four  matches. On Oct. 1, the WolfPack traveled to Palatine, Ill.,  to face rivals Harper College.  The WolfPack fought a long hard battle but were not able to come up with ...

Assistant coach honored

Assistant coach honored

Christina Gordon, Sports Editor

October 16, 2019

Trevor Burmeister was a part of the 2010-2011 WolfPack baseball team – the team that started the seven-year streak of going to the World Series.  “I was lucky enough to be a part of that streak,” he said.  So, when Burmeister got into coaching seven years ago, he knew that he wanted ...

Back in the game

Back in the game

Christina Gordon, Sports Editor

October 3, 2019

Joe Ignatius has always loved the game of golf, so when he returned to college it was only natural for him to want to help out with the WolfPack golf team. But at the age of 57, he thought his role might be as team manager or driver. Madison College coach Glen Eichstedt had other ideas.  “C...

Hitting fuels win streak for volleyball

Christina Gordon, Sports Editor

October 3, 2019

The WolfPack volleyball teams win streak has hit six matches thanks to the team’s strong hitting. In all of the wins, the WolfPack had 30 or more kills per match.  In the last 18 sets the WolfPack had 10 sets where they had 10 or more kills per set.   The WolfPack win streak started when t...

Meet the pack

October 3, 2019

WOMEN’S SOCCER Lillian Glacklin A sophomore midfielder for the Madison College women’s soccer team,  Glackin started all 13 matches for the WolfPack in 2018 and logged 970 minutes of play. Glackin has played in all nine games this season and has scored one goal. Glackin a native of Moline, Illinois four-...

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