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Quick Hits: Madison College sports briefs

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...

Gorman takes helm for men’s golf team

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,...

Athletics fundraiser combines links, diamond

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...

Conference champs prepare for playoffs

Luke Muldonado, shown batting is a recent game, has the highest batting average on the Madison College baseball team, hitting .400 on the season.
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...

AutoX racing helps fulfill your need for speed

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...

Softball team ousted in tournament play

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...

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

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...

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

James Jones, a wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers, participated in a charity basketball game with the DeForest Lions Club on April 20.
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...

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

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...

Intramural sports let anyone be an athlete

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...

WolfPack baseball team keeps up its torrid pace

Madison College pitcher Casey Doucette pitches against the UW-Madison Club Team on April 17. The WolfPack posted a 7-1 victory.
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...

Like Father, Like Son: WolfPack player has Major League teacher at home

Treysen Vavra celebrates on his way into third base after hitting a home run during the Madison College baseball team's home opener on Friday, April 6
April 10, 2012

If he ever finds himself in a hitting slump, Madison College infielder Treysen Vavra knows right where to go for help – he’ll talk to his father, Minnesota Twins hitting coach Joe Vavra. Treysen, who...

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