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WolfPack volleyball wraps up its season, turns attention to playoffs

WolfPack volleyball wraps up its season, turns attention to playoffs

Andrew Kicmol, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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The Madison College women’s volleyball team had a bit of a layoff before its final three regular season matches, with both Elgin Community College and the Carthage College junior varsity canceling matches due to not being able to field teams. The eight-day layoff didn’t affect the WolfPack, as...

Character a key factor coaches consider when building team

Lucy Smith, Managing Editor

October 24, 2017


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When building a team there’s a lot of things a coach has to consider. One is cohesion. It has the power to make or break even the most talented of teams. “It’s absolutely vital” said Coach Sims, the head coach of the men’s soccer team. When putting the team together Coach Sims had to evaluate...

Meet the Pack

October 24, 2017


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Volleyball Lori Sanders A 5-foot, 10-inch sophomore on the Madison College volleyball team, Lori Sanders has started 27 matches at middle blocker this season. She has 140 kills and 59 total blocks, including 27 solo blocks. Last year, she played middle blocker and middle hitter for the UW-Barab...

Former volleyball players turn to coaching

Former volleyball players turn to coaching

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

October 11, 2017


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Most people have a hobby that they truly love. For many, that hobby is a beloved sport. While some continue to play the sport long term, others continued to be involved with their sport of choice in a different way: by transitioning into the role of a coach. Transferring from being a player to a coach giv...

Volleyball team preparing for postseason

Andrew Kicmol, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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The Madison College volleyball team heads into the final few matches of the regular season on a roll, having won its last four matches to push its record to 19-5 overall. Now ranked No. 2 in NJCAA Division 3, the WolfPack also remain in contention for the conference title with an 8-1 conference record...

Women’s soccer team unbeaten, now ranked No. 2

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

October 11, 2017


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The WolfPack women’s soccer team remains undefeated with a 9-0-1 record and is now ranked No. 4 in the NJCAA Division 3. “I think we are playing really well right now,” said coach Matthew Schwartz. There have been many team and individual accomplishments so far this season. One of them is...

Meet The Pack

October 11, 2017


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Women's Soccer Esther Noriega A freshman on the Madison College women’s soccer team, Esther Noriega has started nine matches and played in all 11 this season. She is second on the team in goals with 11 and in assists with six. The midfielder has taken 44 shots this season. A three-sport at...

WolfPack men’s soccer team finishes in 2nd in conference

Ethan Maurice, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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The Madison College men’s soccer team wrapped up regular season play on Oct. 6 with a 5-0 victory over Milwaukee Area Technical College. With the victory, the WolfPack ends the season with a 9-5 overall record and second in the conference with a 6-4 record. Shane Paterson scored twice to lead Madison...

A big honor for Big Dog: Long-time manager and fan inducted into hall of fame

A big honor for Big Dog: Long-time manager and fan inducted into hall of fame

Ethan Maurice, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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Gary Breneman, known on campus as Big Dog, has been synonymous with Madison College sports since 1975-76 when he was a student here on campus. “I just asked Doug Redsden, he was the (basketball) coach back then, if I could help out. And I also asked Fred Williams, the baseball coach, and they said...

Mid-season speed bump stalls men’s soccer team

Mid-season speed bump stalls men’s soccer team

Ethan Maurice, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


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After four straight wins to open the season, The WolfPack have hit a mid-season speed bump, losing four of their last six games to conference rivals. As of Sept. 23, the WolfPack stand at 6-4 overall and have fallen out of first place with a 4-4 record and are three games behind conference-leading...

Meet the Pack

September 27, 2017


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Men's Soccer Jake Andrews A sophomore midfielder on the men’s soccer team, Jake Andrews has scored three goals and had one assist this season. Andrews has taken 20 shots in the seven matches he has played through Sept. 22 this season. Last year, Andrews scored 14 goals to finish second on the...

Volleyball team faces some tough competition

Volleyball team faces some tough competition

Andrew Kicmol, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


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As September rolls on, the Madison College volleyball team recently competed in its third and final weekend tournament of the season. Madison College finished with a 3-1 record in the Toppers Pizza Volleyball Invitational in Rochester, Minn., on Sept. 15-16. The WolfPack won the first three matches...

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