Quick Hits: Madison College sports briefs

Clarion staff report

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 season.

Jones coached 28 seasons at Milwaukee Hamilton High School, followed by a season at Marshall High School, then three seasons at Milwaukee Custer High School. He joins coach Scot Vesterdahl and assistant Bob Relph.

Trying to grab your interest with Pinterest

The Madison College Athletics Department added to its online offerings by joining social media site Pinterest. The account will display photos, videos and stories of WolfPack athletes and teams. Fans can also follow WolfPack teams using Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google+.

Register for free classes at the fitness center

The Madison College Fitness Center is offering free instructional classes to students. Visit http://madisoncollege.edu/group-fitness-classes to register for the following free classes:

  • Wednesday, Sept. 5, 7:30 a.m. to 8:15 p.m. – Weight Room Fundamentals.
  • Thursday, Sept. 6, 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. – Weight Room Fundamentals.
  • Friday, Sept. 7, 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. – Weight Room Fundamentals.
  • Thursday, Sept. 6, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – Swim Assessment.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 11, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – Swim Assessment.

The Fitness Center web site also includes a listing of all the fitness classes that will be offered during the fall semester.

Triathlon Club offered again this school year

Students who are interested in joining the Madison College Triathlon Club should visit http://madisoncollege.edu/triathlon-club-0 to sign up and learn more about the club. Fees are $10 for students and $15 for staff.

Along with Pinterest, fans of the WolfPack can follow the team via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, and RSS Feeds: