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December 5, 2018

MEN’S BASKETBALL A sophomore guard on the Madison College men’s basketball team, Jalen Addison currently leads the team in scoring with an average of 14.8 points per game. The transfer student from Parkland College in Illinois also has 25 rebounds, 16 assists and 10 steals. He averaged 5.2 points a game last...

Andrews twins from England enjoyed time with WolfPack

Andrews twins from England enjoyed time with WolfPack

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

May 3, 2016

Fans who looked through the Madison College men’s basketball program this year would have noticed two unusual things. First, they’d notice the names Toby Andrews and Jake Andrews and wonder if they were brothers. Then, they’d see that both of them are from Cambridge, England. It’s an hour...

Women’s basketball season ends with loss to Lakers

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

March 22, 2016

The women WolfPack basketball had quite the impressive season, finishing the year with a 27-4-0 record and an impressive home record of 14-1-0. Madison College’s season ended with a loss in the NJCAA district championship on March 1 at home in the Redsten Gymnasium. The WolfPack played the...

Women’s basketball team wins region IV championship

Women’s basketball team wins region IV championship

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

March 1, 2016

Rock Valley College has been the team to beat in both the North Central Community College Conference and the NJCAA Division III Region IV women’s basketball tournament. Despite splitting regular-season games with Madison College, Rock Valley managed to win the conference title for the sixth straight...

WolfPack men’s basketball responds after tough losses to ranked teams

WolfPack men’s basketball responds after tough losses to ranked teams

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

February 3, 2016

A tough stretch of games against a number of ranked opponents contributed to a four-game losing streak for the Madison College men’s basketball team. But since that mid-January stretch, the WolfPack has been able to win back-to-back games to improve its record to 9-13 overall. Most recently,...

Transfer player at home with WolfPack

Transfer player at home with  WolfPack

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

February 3, 2016

Anyone who follows the Madison College men’s basketball team certainly noticed a new player on the floor when games resumed after the holiday break. Ethan Lurquin was hard to miss. At 6-foot, 5-inches and 210 pounds, he was one of the biggest players on the court. If that weren’t enough,...

Tied for conference lead

Tied for conference lead

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

February 3, 2016

As we enter the final month of the regular season, the Madison College women’s basketball team finds itself atop the NJCAA Division III rankings. A four-game winning streak has allowed the WolfPack pull even with Rock Valley College for the North Central Community College Conference lead. Madison...

Men’s basketball team finds success with the new year

Men’s basketball team finds success with the new year

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

January 19, 2016

The Madison College men’s basketball team got off to a slow start, going 3-8 to open the season. But things have turned around a bit since then, with the team winning four of its first six games in January. Now standing at 7-10 overall, the team hopes to continue its recent success. “First...

Kast lacks height, but brings the energy for WolfPack

Kast lacks height, but brings the energy for WolfPack

Stephanie Riedel, Staff Writer

January 19, 2016

There’s a bit of a stereotype in basketball. You’ve got to be tall, real tall, if you want any chance to play. Here at Madison College, there’s one player who absolutely defies this stereotype. In fact, she blows it right off the court. Kaitlyn Kast of the WolfPack women’s basketball team...

WolfPack men’s basketball team falls short in overtime despite big rally

WolfPack men’s basketball team falls short in overtime despite big rally

Clarion Staff Report

December 10, 2015

After rallying from a 22-point deficit to force overtime, the Madison College men’s basketball team was unable to grab a victory at home on Dec. 5. Elgin Community College outscored Madison College, 15-9, in the overtime period to defeat the WolfPack, 96-90. Three players scored in double figures...

Madison College women’s basketball now ranked No. 2 in NJCAA Divsion III

Clarion Staff Report

December 10, 2015

By opening the season with 10-straight victories, the Madison College women’s basketball team now finds itself ranked No. 2 in the NJCAA Division III national poll. Not only has the team been winning, but it’s been winning big. Madison College beat Elgin Community College, 70-34, at home on...

WolfPack men hope to challenge conference’s elite competition

WolfPack men hope to challenge conference’s elite competition

Jolie Vale, Staff Writer

November 10, 2015

Five of the top six scorers from last season’s 22-11 team are gone, but the Madison College men’s basketball team has reason to be optimistic heading into this season. This year’s roster features a couple red-shirts sophomores, a transfer from Kansas, a number of returning players and some talented...

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