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WolfPack men’s basketball team off to a 3-5 start on the season

WolfPack men’s basketball team  off to a 3-5 start on the season

Tomaz Farina Escosteguy, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


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The Madison College men’s basketball team has been busy lately. They have played 3 games at home, at H. Douglas Redsten Gymnasium, and one at Elgin, Illinois. With these four games played in 14 days, the WolfPack’s record is now 3-5 (2-2 at home, 1-2 away, and 0-1 in neutral venues). The WolfPack’s fir...

Win streak hits 6 games

Win streak hits 6 games

Joseph Craker, Sports Editor

December 5, 2018


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The WolfPack women’s basketball team continues to roll through their opponents into December, extending their red-hot winning streak to six. Over the course of the run, the now 6-3 ‘Pack have always found a way to edge out their opponents when it mattered. Be it getting the entire team involved in the...

Determination and hustle keep WolfPack in games

Determination and hustle keep WolfPack in games

Tomaz Farina Escoteguy, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018


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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.

Playoffs still a remote possibility for Packers

Joseph Craker, Sports Editor

November 21, 2018


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After yet another disappointing loss last Thursday, the Green Bay Packers have dropped below .500 yet again this season and are now very much at the bottom of the NFC wild-card short list. What’s more, the Packers are now 0-5 on the road this season going into one of the most difficult yet importan...

WolfPack wins 3 in a row

WolfPack wins 3 in a row

Joseph Craker, Sports Editor

November 21, 2018


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The 2018/19 season-opening road trip was rough going for the WolfPack women’s basketball team as they lost the first three contests by significant margins.  The loss to Anoka-Ramsey Community College by a whopping 37 point spread marked the first time the ‘Pack has lost the first three game...

Successful volleyball season comes to end for WolfPack

Successful volleyball season comes to end for WolfPack

CLARION STAFF REPORT

November 7, 2018


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Madison College’s volleyball team saw its post-season hopes dashed by Harper College for the third straight year. The WolfPack fell 3-1 to Harper in the NJCAA Region IV Division III Tournament Semifinal on Oct. 27.

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

Tomaz Farina Escosteguy and Joe Craker

November 7, 2018


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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.  In his fourth year with the team, Palmer is confident the young team will come together and ...

Young team takes court for women’s basketball

Joseph Craker, Sports Editor

November 7, 2018


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After posting five straight 20-win seasons, the WolfPack women’s basketball team coached by Lois Heeren has its work cut out for it going into 2018-19. The team’s double-digit, season-opening loss to McHenry County College (42-60) should not have fans too pessimistic yet, however. After graduating all...

Defending champs fall

Defending champs fall

Tomaz Farina Escosteguy, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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It was a beautiful Wednesday evening, with Madison College honoring the WolfPack’s sophomore players prior to the Oct. 24 tournament game. Women’s soccer players Autumn Petroski, Britt Schumann, Cintia Temozihui Zecua, Esther Noriega and Peyton Trapino were all recognized at midfield before kickoff. Af...

Tough ending for a successful men’s soccer season

Joseph Craker, Sports Editor

October 24, 2018


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The Madison College men’s soccer team was eliminated from the Region IV Division III soccer tournament on Oct. 16, which provided an unfortunate end to an otherwise positive season. The 4-1 loss in the semifinal match was doled out by the Harper College Hawks, who were victorious in all three meetings with the WolfPack this season. 

Volleyball team wins 4 in a row, ranked 10th

Volleyball team wins  4 in a row, ranked 10th

Joseph Craker, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


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WolfPack volleyball team got revenge by winning all three sets in a clash against Clarke University on Oct. 4. The No. 10 ranked WolfPack—which had lost the previous encounter with the Pride just nine days ago—is now 14-8 on the season.

First loss doesn’t slow women’s soccer team

First loss doesn’t slow women’s soccer team

Tomaz Farina Escosteguy, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


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The Madison College women’s soccer team has bounced back from its first loss of the season with three straight victories, proving that the surprising loss did not shake them at all as they improved to 10-1 overall. Now ranked No. 9 nationally, the WolfPack won on the road against Elgin Community Co...

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