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Webster works behind the scenes

Webster works behind the scenes

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

March 20, 2018


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If you watched any of the WolfPack men’s and women’s basketball games on Madison College TV (madisoncollege.tv) website, you may have noticed something different during the 2017-18 season. There are now graphics and a play-by-play on the live game broadcast. Matthew Webster was the student behind the sce...

Softball starts out 16-3

Softball starts out 16-3

Ethan Maurice, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


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Madison College returned home from their annual spring break Florida trip with a historic 16-3 record, and they should have plenty of confidence heading into the rest of the season. The WolfPack have their first game at Goodman Field on Thursday, March 29, where they take on Bryant & Stratton...

Baseball team suffers close losses on its Arizona trip

Clarion Staff Report

March 20, 2018


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The Madison College baseball team returned from its spring break trip to Arizona with just three wins in 10 games, but their performance was much more encouraging than the record may seem to indicate. Six of those seven losses were by one run, meaning a run here or there and the team could have returned...

Meet the Pack

March 20, 2018


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Softball Ashley Kniesel A sophomore infielder on the Madison College softball team, Ashley Kniesel is currently hitting .324 with 11 RBIs and 10 runs scored. She has two doubles. Last year, she batted .336 with 50 hits including 14 doubles and three home runs. She scored 37 runs and drove in 28, finishing in ...

Men’s and women’s basketball players earn recognition

Clarion Staff Report

March 20, 2018


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Four Madison College basketball players have received all-conference and all-region accolades, the college’s athletic department recently announced. Tyree Young and Jezzriah Burton were honored from the men’s basketball team, while Megan Corcoran and Peyton Trapino were recognized from the women’s...

Oympic spirit is worth celebrating

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

February 27, 2018


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For the last two weeks, the world has tuned in to watch the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang and has seen the world come together under the Olympic flame. During the opening ceremony, the both North Korea and South Korea walked in together under one united Korea flag. Not only were North Korea...

Men’s basketball team falls to Rock Valley

February 27, 2018


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Bailey Ayres Sports Editor A winning season for the Madison College men’s basketball team came to a close on Feb. 24 with a 76-59 loss to Rock Valley College in the NJCAA Region IV semifinals. Rock Valley went on a 13-3 run to take command early in the first half and never looked back, holding...

Shots off the mark late in loss to Joliet

Ethan Maurice, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


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The Madison College women’s basketball team lost out of the NJCAA Region IV Tournament one game short of the championship. The WolfPack won their first game against the College of DuPage, 66-47, which advanced them to the semifinals, where they played Joliet Junior College, a team the WolfPack had...

Meet the Pack

February 27, 2018


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Men's Basketball Sean Suchomel A 6-foot guard, Sean Suchomel is in his first year with the Madison College men’s basketball team. He has played in 29 games this season and averages 9.4 points a game and 6 rebounds. He has a total of 129 assists this year. Suchomel scored a season-high 23 point...

Sharing his life lessons, Mike Mayfield encourages athletes to strive for the best at everything they do

Sharing his life lessons, Mike Mayfield encourages athletes to strive for the best at everything they do

Lucy Smith, Copy Editor

February 27, 2018


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Among the many lessons Mike Mayfield imparts through basketball, being the best at what you do stands out because it isn’t just something Mayfield teaches, but something he lives. When he was younger he couldn’t even stand basketball because as he says, he was a baseball guy. He would see the crowds...

WolfPack men’s basketball team finds its scoring touch

WolfPack men’s basketball team finds its scoring touch

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

February 13, 2018


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As the season draws to a close, the Madison College men’s basketball team has put together a three-game winning streak, including two wins that saw the team score more than 100 points. With two games left on the regular season schedule, Madison College now stands at 16-9 overall and 6-6 in North...

Women’s basketball win streak hits 5 games

Ethan Maurice, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


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The Madison College women’s basketball team has only a few more weeks in the season, and they are finishing the season strong. The WolfPack has now won five straight games, including an 82-53 victory over Harper College on Feb. 10. Madison College is now 18-7 overall this season and 9-2 in conference...

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