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Women’s basketball team has lofty goals

Madison College’s Taylor Nelson, right, passes around a Gogebic opponent during a game at home on Saturday, Nov. 2. The WolfPack women’s basketball team posted a 68-50 victory, improving its record to 3-0.

Jolie Vale, Staff Writer

November 10, 2015

Coach Jessica Pelzel knows the one word most people will use to describe her Madison College women’s basketball team this season – tall. With six players 6-foot tall or taller and two others over 5-11, this has to be one of the tallest teams Pelzel has ever fielded. Already the team is off...

WolfPack women’s basketball suffers tough loss

Madison College guard Kaitlyn Kast scrambles for a loose ball during her team’s game against UW-Rock County at home on Nov. 12. The WolfPack women’s basketball team is off to a 3-3 start on the season, having lost its last two games. The team’s next home game will be on Dec. 3 against Western Technical College.

Frederic Hewitt, Sports Editor

November 26, 2014

The Madison College women’s basketball team saw its two-game winning streak come to an end on Nov. 19 with a disappointing 82-48 loss against the Sauk Valley Community College Skyhawks. Madison College shot 32 percent from the field as a team and 17 percent beyond the three-point line. The biggest...

WolfPack women’s basketball team rolling over opponents

Madison College’s Meagan Mazur (40) tries to save a ball from going out of bounds against Triton College on Jan. 8.

Nicholas Garton, Sports Editor

January 22, 2014

The WolfPack women’s basketball team has been on a roll and it could not have come at a better time. Early on in the season coach Jessica Pelzel said she knew the WolfPack had a deep roster, good defensive chemistry and a chance to make noise in the postseason. The key, she said, would be how the WolfPack...

Coach has lofty goals for women’s basketball team

Madison College’s Brittany Kaltenberg (23) drives past Elgin’s Erica Haynes during a game at home on Dec. 3.

Nicholas Garton, Sports Editor

December 11, 2013

WolfPack women’s basketball coach Jessica Pelzel has been in this position before. In 2010 she helped hoist the WolfPack women’s first basketball national championship trophy. Now, after three seasons of rebuilding, it appears Pelzel is ready to make another run.  When asked about the WolfPack’s...

Adversity-filled season offered lessons

Joseph Dorschel, Sports Editor

March 9, 2011

On Feb. 22, the WolfPack women’s basketball team had their postseason come to an abrupt end when they fell to the College of DuPage Chaparrals 54-68 in the quarterfinals of the Regional tournament. Capping off a season rife with injury, the WolfPack finished with an overall record of 14 wins and...

No. 2-ranked Rock Valley upeneds WolfPack

Joseph Dorschel, Sports Editor

February 9, 2011

The WolfPack women’s basketball team had their four-game winning streak snapped as they fell to the No. 2 nationally ranked Rock Valley College Golden Eagles. Following the 79-67 loss on Feb. 5, the team now stands at 11 wins and 11 losses for the season. The story of the game was turnovers as both...

WolfPack women win thriller in overtime

John Hauck, Staff Writer

January 26, 2011

The women’s basketball team (7-8) found themselves in an overtime battle at home with the Joliet Junior College Lady Wolves (6-13) on Jan. 15. The Lady Wolves came into the game 3-0 in the National Collegiate Community College Confererence while Madison College dropped their prior conference game...

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