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Wolfpack Spotlight

October 25, 2011


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Name: Ashley Ponyicsanyi Sport: Volleyball Hometown: Fort Atkinson Major: Liberal Arts Transfer Q. What are you studying? A. I'm just doing my generals right now, mostly in math and science. I am in the transfer program here, and Planning on going to UW-La Crosse. Q. What brought you...

Bringing experience

Bringing experience

Jason Cuevas, Clarion Staff Writer

October 11, 2011


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

A new sports season doesn’t just mean new players. It also means there are new coaches at Madison Area Technical College. WolfPack soccer has just added some new blood to their mix. Assistant coach Sam Ramirez brings both years of soccer experience and an ability for enhanced communication with...

Volleyball team continues to persevere, play strong

Volleyball team continues to persevere, play strong

Kait Vosswinkel, Clarion Copy Editor

October 11, 2011


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The volleyball team has overcome obstacle after obstacle this season. However, the team has been doing well this year with an overall record of 18-7. At the end of September, the WolfPack played Joliet in a five-game match, losing 3-2. The extremely close scores were frustrating for the team. Calli...

Golf team 2 shots short of nationals

Clarion Staff Report

October 11, 2011


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For the third consecutive year, the golf team placed second in the Region IV NJCAA Tournament. Also for the third consecutive year, the team lost to N4C conference rival Rock Valley College. The team put up a team total of 950, two behind Rock Valley at the event held at Prairie View Golf Course in Byron,...

Thriving despite adversity

Thriving despite adversity

Jason Cuevas, Clarion Staff Writer

September 28, 2011


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Every sports team knows that the possibility of losing a player or two lurks on the horizon. What they do not expect are player losses showing up in bunches. Sometimes it takes the unexpected to show just how much adversity a team can handle. The WolfPack volleyball team now sits in the middle of...

Student becomes leader on and off the soccer field

Student becomes leader on and off the soccer field

Ryan Spoehr, Clarion Editor in Chief

September 28, 2011


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Aristote Mbaya, forward on the WolfPack soccer team and the team's leading scorer, has developed leadership skills in his tenure at the college. The game of soccer has been a dominant part of Mbaya’s life since growing up in his native country of Congo. Soccer is one of the biggest sports in Congo....

Students learn communication on the water

Becca McMillen, Clarion Sports Editor

September 28, 2011


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Spots of sunshine shed some light on the group that recently attended “Communication Through Canoeing,” the first part of this year’s Leadership Adventure Series put on by Student Life. It started out rainy and cold – definitely not the ideal conditions for a day out on the lake. However,...

Volleyball starts new season

Volleyball starts new season

Jason Cuevas, Clarion Staff Writer

September 13, 2011


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Knee pads pulled up. Hair tucked into ponytails. Welcome back Madison College WolfPack volleyball. The season started Aug. 26 and brought with it a pre-season ranking of number four in the nation. “It’s hard not to be excited and happy about that,” said Toby Parker, WolfPack volleyball coach....

Rough start to the season for WolfPack soccer team

Ryan Spoehr, Clarion Editor in Chief

September 13, 2011


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After a 3-13-1 record in 2010, the soccer team is off to another slow start in 2011. As of Sept. 11, the WolfPack soccer team had no wins against four losses. Three of the losses came at home. However, there is a strong sense of optimism shared by Jeff Richardson, coach of the soccer team. Richardson...

WolfPack Spotlight

WolfPack Spotlight

Heidi Adams, Managing Editor

September 13, 2011


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Name: Calli Dahl Sport: Volleyball Hometown: Deerfield, Wis. Major: Recreational Management Q. What is your major? A. Recreational Management, if I work in a recreational department, I might take more classes later on. Q. Have you seen the movie, “Cast Away” and if yes, would yo...

More pushups for Bucky?

More pushups for Bucky?

Michael Hunt, Sports Writer/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

August 29, 2011


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Wisconsin could go undefeated in 2011 With plenty enough time now to reflect on the names of the Big Ten's new divisions, I'll admit that Leaders and Legends have grown on me. Sort of like a virulent fungus. Or Aaron Rodgers' Van Buren muttonchops from a few years ago, maybe No. 12's only flagrant...

Six new coaches face uphill battles

Sam Farmer, Sports Writer/Los Angeles Times

August 29, 2011


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One is especially secretive. Another surprisingly candid. A third has turned back time (and turned down boom boxes), and a fourth has daily meetings with an irascible football legend nobody else ever sees. They are the NFL's new head coaches _ six in all _ and each is faced with the monumental...

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