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Is Baseball Actually Harder than Softball?

Size comparison of a softball next to a baseball.

Anica Graney , Editor-in-Chief 

October 14, 2020

The age-old question that has turned athlete against athlete, brother against sister: which sport is more difficult, baseball or softball? Baseball players and softball players have been battling against each other since the formation of each sport, each trying to prove that their sport is more diffic...

Madison College softball team gets 30-win season

Clarion staff report

May 3, 2016

The Madison College softball team may not have won the conference title this year, but WolfPack in the running for the second season in a row. A pair of losses to Rock Valley College during a recent doubleheader left Madison College in second place in the North Central Community College Conference,...

Softball team among conference leaders

Clarion Staff Report

April 20, 2016

Madison College is one of three teams at the top of the North Central Community College Conference softball standings. Rock Valley leads the conference with a 12-1 record, while Madison College is in second place at 10-3. At 8-5, the College of DuPage closely trails the WolfPack. An April 19 doubleheader...

WolfPack softball team stands at .500 after annual spring trip

Madison College freshman softball player Brenna Seeber (3) prepares to slap the ball during a recent game on the team’s Florida trip over spring break. The WolfPack’s first home game of the season is scheduled for April 3.

Clarion Staff Report

March 22, 2016

Madison College softball fans will have to wait until April 3 to see their team play a home game. Still, thanks to two indoor tournaments and a Florida spring break trip, the team has already played 22 games and faced all of its conference opponents. The WolfPack won 6 of 13 games on its recently...

WolfPack softball team drops 3 indoor games

Clarion Staff Report

March 2, 2016

The Madison College softball team opened the season by playing in the Rochester Community and Technical College Early Bird Invitational on Feb. 26 in the Bubble at UCR Regional Stadium in Rochester, Minn. Despite losing all three games, the team got a bit of a warm-up prior to the N4C Dome Jamboree...

WolfPack softball has 30-win season within reach

Madison College outfielder Sadie Holmes bunts the ball during a recent home game. The WolfPack softball team has won 7 of its last 10 games and has assured itself a winning record for the season with a 29-15 overall record.

Clarion staff report

April 24, 2015

As the season draws near a close, the Madison College softball team has a shot at its first 30-win season. The team is already assured a winning record, with a 29-15 overall record with six games remaining. No matter the outcome of these final games, Madison College has greatly improved over i...

WolfPack softball team already at 20 wins

Madison College’s Ashley Marshall takes a pitch during her team’s doubleheader with College of DuPage on March 31.

Clarion staff report

April 8, 2015

Even with almost half its games left to play this season, the Madison College softball team has already passed one major milestone – it has posted back-to-back 20-win seasons for the first time. A 4-0 victory over Sauk Valley College on April 3 gave the team its 20th win for the season. Last year,...

WolfPack softball off to a fast start

Madison College freshman Ashley Stormer pitches during one of the games the team played in Florida during spring break.

Clarion staff report

March 25, 2015

Weather permitting, the Madison College softball team will open its home season on Sunday, March 29, after playing more than 20 road games. The team has performed well so far, winning five of six games in a season-opening indoor softball jamboree and posting a 9-5 record on its Florida spring break...

WolfPack softball has shot at winning record

Clarion staff report

April 23, 2014

With three doubleheaders remaining before tournament play begins, the Madison College softball team has a chance to finish the season with a winning record – something that it hasn’t done since the 2007 season. Madison College’s record is now 15-19 overall and 6-6 in conference play. Barring...

Weather gives WolfPack softball extra practice time

Joe Galligan, Staff Writer

April 10, 2014

If there hasn’t been much buzz around campus about Madison College softball lately, there’s an easy explanation for it. Over the past week, the story for the WolfPack has been the weather. After spending much of March in Arizona, the WolfPack returned to Madison, only to have their next six games...

Plan to resolve Title IX complaint gets approval

Kim Johnson-Bair, Staff Writer

May 8, 2013

Madison College has reached a settlement in the Title IX case from last fall. A complaint filed cited disparities in the number of male to female sports programs, representation and funding at the college. The new plan will add women’s soccer to the athletic program and will begin documentation...

Softball team ends season in semifinals

Clarion Staff Report

May 8, 2013

The Madison College softball team’s season came to an end on May 5 with an 11-1 loss against the College of DuPage in the NJCAA Region IV Tournament semifinals. DuPage dominated the game, taking a 5-1 lead after one inning and limiting the WolfPack to just three hits. Madison College struggled defensively,...

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