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Madison College’s Adam Anhold (32) tries to block the shot of a Sauk Valley Community College opponent during a men’s basketball game on Nov. 14.

Determination and hustle keep WolfPack in games

Tomaz Farina Escoteguy, Staff Writer November 21, 2018
College basketball is back. The season has just begun, and Madison College’s men basketball team has already played five games. Coach Jamal Palmer’s team has faced five different teams on four away games and one at home. The WolfPack is now 2-3.

Men’s basketball adds 3 transfers, 8 incoming freshman to squad

Tomaz Farina Escosteguy and Joe Craker November 7, 2018

This season will pose quite a challenge for the inexperienced WolfPack men’s basketball team.  Luckily for the team and fans, Head Coach Jamal Palmer has plenty of experience managing fresh faces. ...

Scot Vesterdahl, left, is retiring after nearly 15 years at the helm of the Madison College men’s basketball program.

Coach Vesterdahl pays it foward

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor May 3, 2016

When Scot Vesterdahl looks back on his coaching career at Madison College, chances are he thinks more about the impact he has had on the lives of his student-athletes than any wins or losses. “To...

WolfPack fall short in attempt to grab a win

Clarion Staff Report March 2, 2016

As odd as it might sound for a team that ended the regular season on a five-game losing streak, the Madison College men’s basketball team hoped the post-season would have lasted just a little longer. Madison...

Madison College’s Kristian Zimmerman (15) boxes out a Milwaukee Area Technical College player as he looks for a rebound.

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...

Malik Henderson (23) takes a shot during the Madison College men’s basketball game against Fox Valley Tech on Jan. 4.

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...

Chase Ramos (3) brings the ball upcourt for Madison College during its game against Elgin Community College on Dec. 5.

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,...

Men’s basketball team loses 3-straight games

Clarion Staff Report November 25, 2015

The Madison College mens’ basketball team now stands a 2-5 overall after dropping two games in the Carl Sandburg Classic and falling to Sauk Valley in double overtime. The WolfPack’s next two chances...

Members of the Madison College men’s basketball team talk during a break in play during the Border Battle Tournament held at Madison College on Nov. 6-7.

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...

Jarrod Walton, a freshman, ended the season as Madison College’s leading scorer and top rebounder. He averaged 15.9 points a game

Rock Valley holds off WolfPack in men’s basketball

Clarion staff report March 5, 2015

After battling back to within 4 points late in the game, the Madison College men's basketball team came up short in the NJCAA Region IV championship as Rock Valley sank its free throws to secure a 64-54...

WolfPack men’s basketball ends 3-game slide

Clarion staff report February 19, 2015

The Madison College men’s basketball team ended a three-game losing streak with a 77-70 victory over in-state rival Milwaukee Technical College on Feb. 14. Jerrod Walton led the WolfPack with 22 points,...

WolfPack men’s basketball bounces back

Brooke Rayford, Staff Writer February 3, 2015

The Madison College men’s basketball team has recovered from its recent three game slide, now having won its last four games. Madison College defeated Wilbur Wright College, Harper College, Fox Valley...

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