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Transfer player at home with WolfPack

Ethan Lurquin
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...

Tied for conference lead

Madison College women’s basketball player Megan Petty passes the ball around a Milwaukee Area Technical College defender during a recent home game.
Madison College women’s basketball in contention for title
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...

Men’s basketball team finds success with the new year

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

Women’s basketball win streak ends after 16 games

January 19, 2016

After winning 16 straight games to open the season, the Madison College women’s basketball team got what their coach called a dose of “perspective” in a 66-55 loss to rival Rock Valley College on...

Kast lacks height, but brings the energy for WolfPack

Kaitlyn Kast (15) leaps for the ball during WolfPack 96-37 win against the Fox Valley Technical College Foxes on Jan. 4.
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....

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

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

Are fantasy sports a form of gambling or a test of skill?

Fantasy sports graphic
December 10, 2015

On Nov. 11, New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued cease-and-desist letters to daily fantasy sports sites FanDuel and DraftKings stating that the online gambling industry goes against...

Head injuries cast a shadow over the game

Football Head Injury Illustration
Football’s violence has been subject of controversy, tragedy
December 10, 2015

On Nov. 4, Luke Schemm scored two touchdowns for his high school team. Then he suffered a traumatic brain injury during the game that caused his brain to swell and the blood flow to it. Schemm was a...

NHL should save roster space for a third goalie

Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk (40) stops a shot by the Chicago Blackhawks in the first period on Oct. 30 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn.
November 25, 2015

They say that three is a crowd. Well, when you are a National Hockey League team, this happens not to be the case with goaltenders. Each NHL team should at least have three goalies, but it seems like...

Women’s basketball off to a fast start

November 25, 2015

The undefeated Madison College women’s basketball team has had a dominant start to the season. Its closest game among the first six of the season was an 11-point victory over Anoka-Ramsey Community...

Men’s basketball team loses 3-straight games

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...

Volleyball team ends season with top 3 finish

WolfPack volleyball placed third in the NJCAA division III National Tournament on Nov. 14 in Rochester, MN.
WolfPack volleyball third in tournament, ends with another 30-win season
November 25, 2015

Madison College came up just a few points short in its unprecedented quest to become the first team to win three straight NJCAA Division III volleyball national titles. But the team showed true character...

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