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Coach Vesterdahl pays it foward

Scot Vesterdahl, left, is retiring after nearly 15 years at the helm of the Madison College men’s basketball program.
Retiring basketball coach hopes legacy will be a lasting impact on future generations
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 men hope to challenge conference’s elite competition

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.
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...

WolfPack unable to upend top-ranked team

Madison College’s Jarrod Walton (21) drives to the basket against Rock County on Jan. 14.
January 21, 2015

The Madison College men’s basketball team has had a strong first half of the season. In winning 11 games, the team has already won more games than any of the past three seasons. So when top-ranked...

Men’s basketball starts strong

Madison College sophomore Shane Kanaman (32) grabs a loose ball against UW-Rock County on Nov. 12.
WolfPack opens the season with five-straight wins
November 25, 2014

The Madison College men’s basketball team is off to the hottest start the program has seen in quite some time.  Sauk Valley Community College felt the heat in the WolfPack’s most recent victory, a...

WolfPack fall to Milwaukee despite rally

February 19, 2014

The Madison College men were in need of a win on Feb. 8 against Milwaukee Area Technical College, having dropped their last three games in conference play. However, despite a hard-fought second half, the...

Shooting woes bring men’s basketball losing streak

Madison College’s Tanner Schieve (34) drives past a Triton College defender as teammate Griffin Eckhart (44) looks on.
January 22, 2014

The Madison College men’s basketball team continues to struggle as conference play begins. The WolfPack came into this season’s conference opener against Triton College having lost its last five games. During...

Men’s basketball team earns hard-fought win over Elgin

WolfPack men’s basketball player Jeffrey Cole (23) fights his way past an Elgin player during the team’s 75-68 victory at home on Dec. 3. The win was the second for the Madison College men’s basketball team this season.
December 11, 2013

When you step out onto the floor, all that matters is whether your guys can beat theirs. That’s exactly what happened last Wednesday when Madison College (2-5) upset Elgin Community College (4-6) by...

Men’s basketball team hopes to improve on 5-26 season

Brandon Holz is the top returning scorer for the WolfPack men's basketball team.
November 26, 2013

If there’s one goal for the Madison College men’s basketball team this season, it would be to continue to improve. The team has only four returning players from last year’s 5-26 team, and none...

Men’s basketball team ends tourney play with loss to Lorain

March 7, 2012

Jason Cuevas and Eric Daft A long and hard season was put to end for the men’s basketball team. While regional tournaments give an opportunity for losing teams to play Cinderella, those hopes were...

Back in the game, back in school

February 22, 2012

Mitchell Bohn is not the average college athlete. The 6-foot, 10-inch, 230-pound center from Muscoda, Wis., is currently a freshman for the WolfPack. The catch is that he’s a 29-year-old freshman. Bohn...

Men’s basketball season ends in regional finals

March 9, 2011

The men’s basketball season saw their season come to an end on Feb. 26. After two consecutive post-season victories, the WolfPack fell in the Regional championship game, 72-57, to the defending national...

WolfPack men hope to extend strong play

February 9, 2011

The WolfPack men’s basketball team started out the final month of regular season with a victory over the Rock Valley College Golden Eagles. There are only six games left in the season. After the 80-65...

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