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Volleyball team starts season ranked ninth in nation

Volleyball team starts season ranked ninth in nation

Clarion staff report

August 24, 2012

The 2012 women’s volleyball team begins its season, Tuesday, with the ninth spot in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division III preseason rankings. The WolfPack ended 2011 a victory shy of qualifying for the national tournament, finishing with a 22-13 overall record. They...

Quick Hits: Madison College sports briefs

Clarion staff report

August 24, 2012

New assistant joins men’s hoops team Jim Jones – a member of the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame – has joined the men’s basketball team as an assistant, for the 2012-13 season. Jones coached 28 seasons at Milwaukee Hamilton High School, followed by a season at M...

Gorman takes helm for men’s golf team

Clarion staff report

August 24, 2012

The Madison College men’s golf team begins the season with a new coach – Pat Gorman. Gorman was an assistant golf coach at University of Wisconsin-Madison, for both the men’s and women’s teams, from 1997-2003. He’s also the only three-time PGA Teacher of the Year and was lead instructor...

Athletics fundraiser combines links, diamond

Clarion staff report

August 24, 2012

The Madison College Athletic Department is both “teeing-off” and throwing the “ceremonial first pitch,” on a unique fundraiser, or as the department describes it – a “friend-raiser.” The “9&9 Athletics Outing,” which combines the links and the diamond, to bring-in funds. Nine...

Conference champs prepare for playoffs

Conference champs prepare for playoffs

Clarion staff

May 8, 2012

As the Madison College baseball team prepares for post-season play, it continues to rack up the wins and accomplishments. The team just completed a week that saw it capture the conference title and win 8 of 9 games. The WolfPack claimed the North Central Community College Conference title with a pair...

AutoX racing helps fulfill your need for speed

Aaron Miller, Copy editor

May 8, 2012

Do you crave speed? Do you catch yourself nervously glancing at the soccer mom in the next lane, hoping she might want to race between the lights? Do you have Vin Diesel bed sheets? If so, then you would be a prime candidate for AutoX (pronounced auto cross). AutoX is a solo, time-trial automotive event. ...

Softball team ousted in tournament play

Clarion staff

May 8, 2012

Although Madison College’s softball season came to an end May 5, with a loss to the College of DuPage, the team had to be pleased with the improvement it showed throughout the season. After not winning a game in 2011, the WolfPack softball team finished this year with 14 wins and had a number of...

NHL’s struggling franchises should consider relocating to one of three areas

Ryan Spoehr, Editor in Chief

May 8, 2012

In 2005, a lockout threatened the very existence of the National Hockey League. In 2011, when all four major broadcast networks were vying for rights to carry NHL games, the league reached a 10-year deal to continue its exclusive contract with NBC. Fast-forward to 2012, to the opening round of t...

Give a little: Packers play a different kind of ball for charity

Give a little: Packers play a different kind of ball for charity

Jason Cuevas, Sports Editor

April 25, 2012

Jason Cuevas Sports Editor   With the NFL season still months away many local fans are missing out on their much loved Green Bay Packers. While there may not have been any football being played, some fans recently got to enjoy watching the players they admire show off their athletic skills...

Swing and a Miss? MLB’s postseason just got longer, but is it the right decision

Jason Cuevas & Ryan Spoehr, Clarion staff

April 25, 2012

After the 2011 season, Major League Baseball announced it will expand its playoff system to include 10 teams instead of eight. It will be the second time since the strike in 1994 that the playoff system will be expanded. Now, there will be two wild card teams from each league, resulting with a playoff...

Intramural sports let anyone be an athlete

Jason Cuevas, Sports Editor

April 25, 2012

Not every student contains the makeup to be a member of the WolfPack sports teams, but this doesn’t mean they have to give up on team sports while they are in college. There are plenty of opportunities for students to stay in shape and flex their competitive muscles on campus. Madison College offers...

WolfPack baseball team keeps up its torrid pace

WolfPack baseball team keeps up its torrid pace

Clarion staff report

April 25, 2012

The Madison College baseball team has won six of its last eight games, continuing the strong play it has displayed all season. As of April 23, the team’s overall record stands at 26-0 and 9-1 in conference play. In its most recent stretch of games, the WolfPack defeated the UW-Madison Club Team...

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