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Winning big for the home crowd

Winning big for the home crowd

Clarion staff report

February 22, 2012


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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...

How will history treat Penn State’s immortal Joe Paterno?

Bernard Fernandez, Philadelphia Daily News / MCT

January 24, 2012


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It was a scene usually reserved for the death of rock stars or heads of state. Hundreds of people were there, some with tears in their eyes, many shivering in the low-20s cold. Some laid bouquets of flowers and handwritten notes of appreciation at the base of a statue just outside Beaver Stadium. Others...

WolfPack women are 10-6 with 13 games to play

Clarion Staff Report

January 24, 2012


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After a disappointing 2010-11 season, the WolfPack women’s basketball team came out with a strong first half of play this season. The WolfPack stand 10-6 over- all and only one loss in conference play, which was Jan. 21 against Rock Valley. One area the team may need to improve in is in shooting...

At home running with the pack

At home running with the pack

Jason Cuevas, Clarion Staff Writer

December 7, 2011


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A new woman’s basketball sea- son always brings in new players. Sophomore shooting guard Kinsey Mace highlights the new additions this season as the team’s leading scorer though the early going. The 5-foot-7-inch Mace prefers an aggressive and fast paced style of basketball that fits well with...

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