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League helps student with autism gain new skills

League helps student with autism gain new skills

Evan Halpop, Staff writer

March 6, 2012


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Many people who play sports are often overlooked because they have a developmental disability. This is often because they do not play at the same level of competition that neuro-typical athletes tend to play at. Before 2000 there was no competitive league for people with developmental disabilities...

A day in the life of a hockey coach

Mike Wang, Staff writer

March 6, 2012


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5:30 AM A man rises out of bed. He rarely sleeps. How could he? With so much jam packed into a week, let alone a day, it’s hard to imagine a person’s mind not racing all night thinking about the next day’s agenda. The man is Chris Walby. He turns on his laptop and checks his emails. The ...

Back in the game, back in school

Eric Daft, Clarion staff

February 22, 2012


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Mitchell Bohn is not the average college athlete. The 6-foot, 10-inch, 230-pound center from Muscoda, Wis., is currently a freshman for the WolfPack. The catch is that he’s a 29-year-old freshman. Bohn attended Riverdale High School where he played basketball for just a single season before losing...

Winning big for the home crowd

Winning big for the home crowd

Clarion staff report

February 22, 2012


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When Madison College hosted its annual Jam the Gym event on Feb. 18, both the men’s and women’s basketball teams were looking for a boost after three-straight losses. A large crowd, including several former players, seemed to provide the boost both teams needed to end their losing streaks. The...

Climbing your way to better fitness

Mike Wang, Clarion staff

February 22, 2012


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To the experienced climber, Boulder’s Climbing Gym is an opportunity to get ready for the outdoor climbing season, but the gym also offers a unique opportunity for new climbers to learn the ins and outs of climbing. If you’re looking for a different type of full body workout, Boulder’s is the...

Women’s basketball team routs Milwaukee

Ryan Spoehr, Editor in Chief

February 8, 2012


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The women’s basketball team continued to roll as they picked up a victory over the Stormers from Milwaukee Area Technical College.  It was a balanced attack on both sides of the ball that led the Lady WolfPack to a decisive 84-31 win over their N4C conference rival. Madison would never trail throughout...

Hoping for more roar

Hoping for more roar

Phil Ejercito, Clarion Staff

February 8, 2012


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Even as I stood there watching Megasaurus breathing fire and eating a car, I couldn’t help feeling a little bit disappointed, like I’d walked into Golden Corral instead of Old Country Buffet. Don’t get me wrong; it was spectacular, but I admit, I might need to recalibrate my awesome meter. I...

Yoga class brings exercise and focus to students

Jason Cuevas, Clarion Staff

February 8, 2012


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Students often find their time on campus to be hectic and filled with stressed. Those looking for a good way to relax and regain their focus may want to try out yoga classes. Yoga classes are available at both Truax and the Downtown campus. There are two levels taught, level one and two. The instructor...

Men’s basketball team wins 5 of last 7 games

Clarion Staff Report

February 8, 2012


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After winning five of its last seven games, the Madison College men’s basketball team hopes to continue its momentum through the final six games of the season. The WolfPack now has a 7-15 overall record after beating Milwaukee Area Technical College, 71-64, on Feb. 4. The team is 4-4 in conference...

College has variety of intramural sport options

Mike Wang, Clarion Staff

February 8, 2012


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Ever wondered what it was like to kick the winning goal, hit that wide-open three, or throw a touchdown pass like Aaron Rodgers? Intramural sports at Madison College offer you this opportunity. “Intramurals are a great way to meet others, exercise, and just have a good time,” said Scot Vesterdahl,...

Close, but still short

Close, but still short

Clarion Staff Report

January 24, 2012


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All four of the WolfPack men’s basketball team’s conference games this year have been close affairs, with a margin of victory of less than 10 points. Madison College, though, has managed to win just one of those games, holding off Wilbur Wright College for a 68-60 victory on Jan. 18. With 10...

Ramirez selected to coach soccer team

January 24, 2012


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After finishing with only a single victory this past season the soccer team will have new leadership next season. Assistant coach Sam Ramirez received a promotion to take over the reins held by Jeff Richardson. Steve Hauser, Madison College Athletic Director, explained that Richardson had submitted...

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