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Insights on NFL referee lockout

Daniel Colton, Staff Writer

October 9, 2012

Across the world, professional athletes are often considered role models, even heroes. The entire business of professional sports is geared around glorifying the players in order to boost viewing. This glorification process is eased by one fact: Sports stars are in natural positions for becoming heroes....

He’s no student driver

He’s no student driver

Troy A. Bruzewski, Sports Editor

October 9, 2012

Dann Barber finished second in the American Speed Association Midwest Truck Tour’s finale at Lacrosse Fairground Speedway, Friday and clinched third place in the final standings. Barber – a Madison College alum – won two events this season and entering Friday’s race, could have finished the...

Braska in top 3 at home invite

Clarion Staff

September 25, 2012

Madison College hosted its first men’s golf event of the season, Sept. 22, at The Oaks Golf Course. Austin Braska’s 77, was good for third overall and one of the few WolfPack highlights against quality competition in the event. Coach Pat Gorman said the event was Braska’s best performance of...

Golf team shows gradual improvement

Troy A. Bruzewski, Sports Editor

September 25, 2012

The step was from last place, to near last place. But it’s a step. The Madison College men’s golf team has been slowly improving, as coach Pat Gorman enters the heart of his first year with the WolfPack. Gorman witnessed that improvement, Friday, Sept. 21, at the Midwest Elite Golf Challenge,...

Soccer team struggles, seeks additional players

Troy A. Bruzewski, Sports Editor

September 25, 2012

Though netting its first multiple-goal game of the season, the Madison College men’s soccer team was still a half-dozen scores behind Milwaukee Area Technical College, Sept. 21. The WolfPack entered Friday’s game, winless at 0-6 and had been outscored 18-0 in their previous three games. Madison...

Returning to the ranks

Returning to the ranks

Troy A. Bruzewski, Sports Editor

September 25, 2012

After dropping a decision to Rochester, the Madison College women’s volleyball team won four consecutive matches and improved its record to 12-3. The WolfPack’s last loss came Sept. 8 at Rochester. Since then, they defeated Joliet, Rock Valley, Triton and Whitewater. The victories returned Madison...

The ‘ultimate’ fun game

The ‘ultimate’ fun game

Rachael Romaniak, Staff Writer

September 25, 2012

The world of ultimate Frisbee has finally found its way to Madison College. After a year of trying to get a club team started, now President Tyler Charles finally has the club up and running. In a city that is ultimate crazy, the sport is still vastly unknown. “If people have free time and they’re...

Madison College powers past its opponents for another strong start

Clarion staff report

September 11, 2012

The Madison College volleyball team is off to its usual strong start to the season, having won eight of its first 11 matches. Most recently, the team went 3-1 in the Rochester Invitational on Sept. 8, winning its first three matches of the tournament before losing to tourney host Rochester Community...

Connected to success: New WolfPack coach taught at Arnold Palmer Golf Academy

Connected to success: New WolfPack coach taught at Arnold Palmer Golf Academy

Troy Bruzewski, Sports Editor

September 11, 2012

Madison College’s new golf coach can really teach the game – that’s been certified by one of professional golf’s most successful competitors. Pat Gorman, a Wisconsin native and University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate, was hired to lead the WolfPack golf program this season. It’s a role...

Stereotypes should have no place in sports

Erin Wood, Staff Writer

September 11, 2012

I play softball, have short hair and I am not a lesbian. As a female athlete, I have played deafly to the stereotypes, stigmas and connotations that come with playing to win. As a tomboy, it has been interesting to watch the presentation of female athletics evolve. Having been born after June 23, 1972,...

WolfPack drops two close matches

Troy Bruzewski, Sports Editor

September 11, 2012

The Madison College men’s soccer team dropped its two season-opening games – one against a National Junior College Athletic Association Division I school and the other against an in-state rival. The WolfPack traveled to Sugar Grove, Ill., Saturday, Aug. 25, for their season opener, against Waubonsee...

New players and coach hope for soccer success

New players and coach hope for soccer success

Collin Strang, Clarion staff

August 24, 2012

Sam Ramirez is the new men’s soccer coach for Madison College. He says he is feeling a little pressure now that he is the head coach, but that he’s also a competitive man. Since this year’s team is mostly freshmen players, it will be a whole new experience for a majority of the team, which includes...

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