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WolfPack baseball team continues its strong start

Joseph Dorschel, Sports Editor

April 13, 2011


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Following a successful spring trip to Arizona, the Madison Area Technical College baseball team looks to keep the ball rolling. Since the trip, the team has nine wins and three losses. This puts the WolfPack at a combined record of 16 wins and seven losses for the season as of April 11. The team’s...

Running: The sport for the bad athlete in all of us

Jennifer Abplanalp, Opinions Editor

April 13, 2011


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My philosophy on running has long been that it was completely unnecessary in my life, unless I was being chased. But there I was, suddenly and inexplicably, running, very slowly, down my local bike path. “Running is the oldest, purest, simplest sport.” So says the “Runner’s World Complete...

With opening day, spring has sprung

Joseph Dorschel, Sports Editor

March 30, 2011


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For many fans, opening day marks the beginning of the team’s home games. However, for some, this momentous occasion is synonymous with the beginning of spring. It brings the promise of warm weather, shorts, flip-flops, and summer ball games. Fans from all over Wisconsin celebrate the event. The atmosphere...

Softball team seeks to improve every day

Joseph Dorschel, Sports Editor

March 30, 2011


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The Madison Area Technical College softball team got off to a slow start during a recent trip to Arizona for spring training. During the almost week long trip, the team compiled an overall record of one win and nine losses. According to coach Leo Kalinowski, problems on defense contributed to the lack...

WolfPack baseball team enjoys victory on Arizona trip

Joseph Dorschel, Sports Editor

March 30, 2011


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After a winning start to the season, the Madison Area Technical College baseball team looks to keep the momentum going following a spring training trip to Arizona. The defending regional champion WolfPack team recorded seven wins and four losses during the week long trip. Over a third of the players...

Bodybuilding champion gives advice on how to improve health

John Hauck, Staff Writer

March 9, 2011


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On the final day of February, Madison Area Technical College hosted a talk by Brenda Rahe. The professional natural bodybuilder and personal trainer boasts eight championships to her name in the World Natural Bodybuilding Federation competition. While one may be inclined to think that Rahe was going...

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...

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