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Adversity-filled season offered lessons

Joseph Dorschel, Sports Editor

March 9, 2011


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On Feb. 22, the WolfPack women’s basketball team had their postseason come to an abrupt end when they fell to the College of DuPage Chaparrals 54-68 in the quarterfinals of the Regional tournament. Capping off a season rife with injury, the WolfPack finished with an overall record of 14 wins and...

Men’s basketball season ends in regional finals

Joseph Dorschel, Sports Editor

March 9, 2011


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The men’s basketball season saw their season come to an end on Feb. 26. After two consecutive post-season victories, the WolfPack fell in the Regional championship game, 72-57, to the defending national champion Joliet Junior College Wolves. The WolfPack finished the season with an overall winning...

Chasing her dream of being a sports analyst

Joseph Dorschel, Sports Editor

February 23, 2011


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Sports have been an important part of everyday life for Madison Area Technical College dancer Christina Sallis since an early age. While Sallis has become highly involved with student organizations and events throughout her schooling, she always leaves time for her passion for athletics. As a transfer...

Former WolfPack players take walk down memory lane

Joseph Dorschel, Sports Editor

February 23, 2011


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For Madison Area Technical College alumni, the fifth annual Jam the Gym event held at Truax campus was a walk down memory lane. The event, labeled as a friend-raiser by Athletic Director Steve Hauser, is aimed at bringing alumni, student athletes, parents, and family together for fun and sports. “We...

NFL coach emphasizes hard work as key to achieving life goals

Joseph Dorschel, Sports Editor

February 23, 2011


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During Black History Month, the ideas of overcoming adversity, perseverance and ethics are prevalent themes to many. For Madison native Eric Studesville, running backs coach for the Denver Broncos, overcoming adversity starts with shaping and controlling one’s self. At the event held at the West...

WolfPack men hope to extend strong play

Joseph Dorschel, Sports Editor

February 9, 2011


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The WolfPack men’s basketball team started out the final month of regular season with a victory over the Rock Valley College Golden Eagles. There are only six games left in the season. After the 80-65 win, players and coaches seemed eager to keep the winning momentum going. The team, now back to a...

WolfPack women win thriller in overtime

John Hauck, Staff Writer

January 26, 2011


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The women’s basketball team (7-8) found themselves in an overtime battle at home with the Joliet Junior College Lady Wolves (6-13) on Jan. 15. The Lady Wolves came into the game 3-0 in the National Collegiate Community College Confererence while Madison College dropped their prior conference game...

Winning month for men’s basketball team

Joseph Dorschel, Sports Editor

January 26, 2011


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For the men’s basketball team, the month of January has been a chance to get back to their winning ways. As of Jan. 22, the team has won four out of the previous six games dating back to a Jan. 4 road loss to Triton College. With an overall record of 9-9, the WolfPack hope to extend its streak of...

Dancers utilize semi-professional spirit team to broaden dancing career

Ryan Spoehr, News Editor

January 26, 2011


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The dance team brings a unique level of experience to the court. Bryanna Cure and Naomi Murray are two of the four captains on the school’s dance team. They also danced for the Madison Mustangs, a local football team that plays in the Ironman Football League (IFL). “It was a lot of fun,” Cure...

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