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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


Filed under Sports

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...

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...

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