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WolfPack women’s soccer team hopes to continue its steady improvement

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

August 28, 2017


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A year ago, the Madison College women’s soccer team faced the tough challenge of not having a home field. With Goodman Sports Complex under construction, they had to travel off campus even for their home games. Despite that, the team finished with a winning record at 9-8, and never lost a match...

Men’s soccer team opens season with home win over Malcom X

Men’s soccer team opens season with home win over Malcom X

Clarion Staff Report

August 28, 2017


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The Madison College men’s soccer team opened the season at the new Goodman Sports Complex with a 2-1 win over Malcom X College on Aug. 22. Freshman Brandon Griffin scored the team’s first goal just over 17 minutes into the match, heading in a corner kick from Marco Peruzzo. The team’s second...

Meet The Pack

August 28, 2017


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Men's Soccer Ricardo Ramos A midfielder/forward on the Madison College men’s soccer team, Ricardo Ramos started 16 of 18 matches last year. He scored two goals and had five assists and took 12 shots during the season as he helped lead the WolfPack to an overall record of 13-2-3. He is one of o...

Crossfit games make the move to Madison

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

August 28, 2017


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If you were around the Dane County Coliseum area from Aug. 3 to Aug. 6, you would have noticed the area looking quite different and a lot busier than usual, thanks to the Crossfit Games. Before making the move to Madison, the games were held in Los Angeles for about 10 years, according to the Crossfit...

Toby Andrews and TeAnn Harms named ‘Sportspeople of the Year’

Bailey Ayres and Ethan Maurice

May 2, 2017


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Toby Andrews and TeAnn Harms were recognized as the Madison College Sportspeople of the Year at the athletic department’s annual banquet held on April 19 in Redsten Gymnasium. Andrews, a liberal arts transfer student from London, England, played basketball for two seasons before competing in men’s soccer this past season. He said he was surprise...

Parker leaves as winningest volleyball coach

Parker leaves as winningest volleyball coach

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

May 2, 2017


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The winningest coach in Madison College volleyball history announced in April that he is stepping down as head coach. Toby Parker has coached the team for the past 12 years, posting a 331-81 record and winning back-to-back national championships. “Being able to give back to a sport that has given...

Meet the Pack

May 2, 2017


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Baseball Zack Bailey A sophomore infielder on the Madison College baseball team, Zach Bailey has played in 29 games this season and started 27. He is averaging .338 with 23 hits in 68 at-bats, with one home run and four doubles. Bailey has scored 21 runs and driven in 22 RBIs. Last year, he played i...

Softball team ends season with 34-17 overall record

Softball team ends season  with 34-17 overall record

Ethan Maurice, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


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WolfPack softball team has closed its season on a high note, winning nine of their last 10 games. The ‘Pack swept Conference Rivals Harper and Milwaukee Tech, and non-conference Dakota Community and Technical College and Sauk Valley Community College, all doubleheaders, as well as splitting a doubleheader...

Baseball team confident as tournament nears

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

May 2, 2017


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A wet two weeks has led to the cancellation of six games for the Madison College baseball team, although the team did go 4-3 in the seven games it was able to get in. Most recently, Madison College split a doubleheader with conference leader Triton College on April 29. The WolfPack rallied to win...

Guests in awe of $6 million Goodman Sports Complex

Guests in awe of $6 million Goodman Sports Complex

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

May 2, 2017


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The main construction on the Goodman Sports Complex is done and just a few small projects remain before the whole complex will be completed. The complex includes a new softball diamond, soccer field, and amenities such as locker rooms, athletic training rooms, grandstands, press boxes, and state-of-the-art...

Wins over DuPage help lift softball team

Wins over DuPage help lift softball team

Ethan Maurice, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


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Madison College’s women’s softball team was in a bit of a rough patch. Coming off a few tough doubleheader losses to Kirkwood Community College and Rock Valley, the team managed to get back on track with a pair of wins against Blackhawk College. The WolfPack played conference rival DuPage on April...

NHL players may fight to play in the 2018 Olympics

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

April 18, 2017


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In 1998, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman gave the league the green light to allow players to play in the Olympics. Now, Bettman and the league are pulling their players out of the 2018 Olympics and possibly the 2022 Olympics as well. Before 1998, the Olympic hockey players were non-professionals....

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