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

Madison College men’s basketball player DeAngelo Jones sets up for a shot against Rochester Community College on Nov. 20.

Tomaz Farina Escosteguy, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

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

Sophomore guard Tianna Sackett drives in for a layup during the Madison College women’s basketball win over Rochester Community College on Nov. 20.

Joseph Craker, Sports Editor

December 5, 2018

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...


December 5, 2018

MEN’S BASKETBALL A sophomore guard on the Madison College men’s basketball team, Jalen Addison currently leads the team in scoring with an average of 14.8 points per game. The transfer student from Parkland College in Illinois also has 25 rebounds, 16 assists and 10 steals. He averaged 5.2 points a game last...

Determination and hustle keep WolfPack in games

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.

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.

WolfPack wins 3 in a row

Madison College women’s basketball player Aniah Williams, left, looks to drive past a Sauk Valley Community College opponent during the WolfPack’s victory on Nov. 14 at Redsten Gymnasium.

Joseph Craker, Sports Editor

November 21, 2018

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...


Profiles of WolfPack athletes

November 21, 2018

MEN’S BASKETBALL A returning starter on the Madison College men’s basketball team, Sean Suchomel started 18 games for the WolfPack last year and played in 29. He averaged 9.4 points, 6 rebounds and a team-high 4.4 assists. This year, the guard has played in all six games. He averages 13.5 points and h...

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.  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

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...

Too good not to play

Rachel Slaney averages 25.2 points a game for the Madison College women’s basketball team. Last season, she earned honorable mention all-American honors.

Ethan Maurice, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017

When Rachel Slaney graduated from Barneveld High School, she had no plans to play collegiate basketball. As a four-time all-conference and three-time all-state player, she heard from plenty interested schools. She just didn’t respond back. But things changed when former Madison College coach...

Rock Valley holds off WolfPack in men’s basketball

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

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 victory on March 1. Rock Valley hit 6 of 8 free throws down the stretch as Madison College missed...

Basketball teams open year with big wins

Frederic Hewitt, Sports Editor

November 12, 2014

Basketball season has officially started for most leagues, including our very own Madison College WolfPack.  Parents were honored at the game on Wednesday, Nov. 5, which marked both the men and women’s debut of the 2014-15 season. The women’s team was impressive against Fox Valley, winning by...

Men’s basketball opens with four-game slide

Troy Bruzewski, Sports Editor

November 13, 2012

A pair of season-opening tournaments weren’t kind to the Madison College men’s basketball team. The WolfPack started their 2012-2013 season with four losses, between the Sanford Hospital Classic in Minnesota and the Milwaukee Area Technical College Classic. On Nov. 3, Madison College struggled...

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