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Too good not to play

Too good not to play

Ethan Maurice, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017


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When Rachel Slaney graduated from Barneveld High School, she had no plans to play collegiate basketball. As a four-time all-conference and three-time all-state player, she heard from plenty interested schools. She just didn’t respond back. But things changed when former Madison College coach...

Women’s basketball team continues to battle for top spot in conference

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

January 31, 2017


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Despite a recent loss to No. 2 ranked Rock Valley College, the Madison College women’s basketball team has been on a roll lately. Madison College defeated Triton College, 107-83, on Jan. 28 and has won seven of its last eight games to push its record to 17-4. “Our team is playing really well...

WolfPack stays close, but falls to Triton

Clarion staff report

January 31, 2017


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After falling behind by seven points in the first half, Madison College battled back the entire second half against Triton College at home on Jan. 28. Although the WolfPack got within a point with 19 seconds left, the team missed a last-second three-point attempt and fell, 70-67. Despite the loss,...

Super Bowl hopes end in despair at the Georgia Dome 

James Roufus, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017


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For true Packer fanatics, it takes a real whooping to sour their Sunday. In the NFC Championship, the “birds” delivered just that. Aaron Rodgers, now 33, took a beating in that game that was worse than anything Itchy has ever done to Scratchy. By the time the first half was over, I wasn’t...

Kegler family, WolfPack welcome newest arrival

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

January 31, 2017


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The Madison College WolfPack Athletics family got a little bit bigger over winter break when men’s basketball coach Bill Kegler became a first-time father. Kegler and his wife, Nya, welcomed their daughter, Jamila Kennedy, into the world on Dec. 27. “It is an amazing experience that no...

Meet the Pack

January 31, 2017


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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Megan Corcoran A freshman from Madison LaFollette, Megan Corcoran is a guard for the Madison College women’s basketball team. She has played in 20 games this season, starting 13. She averages 13.5 points a game and 5.1 rebounds. Corcoran has hit a team-high 35 three-poi...

Racking Up The Wins: Madison College women’s basketball team sizzling hot with a 13-3 overall record

Racking Up The Wins: Madison College women’s basketball team sizzling hot  with a 13-3 overall record

Alison Ahlgrim, News Editor

January 17, 2017


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While most Madison College students took a break, the women’s basketball team was busy racking up some impressive wins on the court. Most recently, the WolfPack routed the Milwaukee Area Technical College Stormers 88-59 at home on Jan. 11. The crowd sizzled with energy from people there to watch...

Entering conference play on an upswing

Entering conference play on an upswing

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

January 17, 2017


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The Madison College men’s basketball team enters the second half of its season with a 9-8 record, having opened 2017 by winning three of four games. “We have had a good start to the season,” said coach Bill Kegler. “We have played a very rigorous schedule, and it has forced us to compete every...

Meet The Pack

January 17, 2017


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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Peyton Trapino Freshman Peyton Trapino currently averages 11.6 points per game for the Madison College women’s basketball team. The 5-foot, 5-inch guard has 63 assists, 61 steals and 31 rebounds this year. Her highest scoring game of the season came against Joliet Junior C...

New live stream option makes it easy to keep up with WolfPack athletics

New live stream option makes it easy to keep up with WolfPack athletics

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

January 17, 2017


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Realizing that there is a WolfPack basketball game today, you really want to go and watch them play. After double-checking the schedule, you see that they are playing in Milwaukee and it is an away game. You’re a little bummed out that it’s not at home. But with Madison College TV, you won’t...

WolfPack upends new in-state opponent

WolfPack upends new in-state opponent

Clarion Staff Report

December 8, 2016


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A wild second half saw Madison College fall behind by nine points, rally to a 10-point lead and then hang on for an 88-85 victory over new in-state rival Bryant & Stratton College at home on Nov. 30. The biggest swing happened during a seven and a half minute stretch that was fueled by big 3-pointers,...

WolfPack women’s basketball team back on track after suffering 1st loss

WolfPack women’s basketball team back on track after suffering 1st loss

Clarion Staff Report

December 8, 2016


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After a 6-0 start, the fifth-ranked Madison College women’s basketball team suffered its first loss of the season. Ninth-ranked Rochester Community and Technical College edged Madison College, 70-68, at home on Nov. 22 in a hard-fought contest. Madison College led 32-28 at halftime, but Rochester...

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