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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...

No stopping the WolfPack baseball team

No stopping the WolfPack baseball team

Joseph Dorschel, Sports Editor

June 28, 2011


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As floral around Madison flourishes with the spring season, the Madison Area Technical College baseball team follows suit. As of April 23, the team has won 15 out of the last 16 games played. In conference games during this stretch, the team has remained undefeated at eight wins and zero losses. With...

Softball team ready to finish strong despite struggles

Softball team ready to finish strong despite struggles

Joseph Dorschel, Sports editor

June 28, 2011


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As the season comes to a close, the Madison Area Technical College softball team will look to finish strong. With all of their remaining games left at home, the coaching staff and team are hopeful of getting in the win column. The team, as of April 23, is winless with 23 losses. Despite the lack of...

Athletes honored at annual banquet

Joseph Dorschel, Sports Editor

June 28, 2011


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At a recent event held at the H. Douglas Redsten gym of Truax Campus, the Madison Area Technical College athletic department hosted the 46th annual Athletic Awards Banquet. At this event, student-athletes and coaches were honored for their achievements on and off the field. Mike Van Veghel, an athletic...

Running 26.2 miles to nowhere

Jennifer Abplanalp, Opinions Editor

April 28, 2011


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Why do people risk their health and sanity to undertake the arduous training and preparation for the daunting distance of the marathon? Running is mainstream and its benefits are both widely known and accepted, so what prompts people to take it to the next level? The marathon, a 26.2-mile-distance...

Softball team hopes home games bring wins

Joseph Dorschel, Sports Editor

April 13, 2011


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Following a slow start to the season for the Madison Area Technical College softball team, coaches and athletes are optimistic about the future. The team, as of April 11, has a record of one win and 19 losses on the season. Coach Leo Kalinowski says the team is staying positive and energetic. Although...

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