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Successful volleyball season comes to end for WolfPack

Sophomore volleyball player Paige Hostetler, shown visiting with a teammate during a match earlier this season, was selected as the conference MVP.


November 7, 2018

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.

Volleyball falls to rivals

Madison College’s Paige Hostetler goes up for a kill against Rock Valley College on Oct. 16 at Redsten Gymnasium.

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

October 24, 2018

After a five-game winning streak to start the month of October and becoming the tenth ranked team, the Madison College volleyball team found a bump in the road, starting with a loss to College of DuPage, 3-1 on Oct. 11. The WolfPack started out slow falling behind, 10-5. They were able to fight back an...


Profiles of WolfPack athletes

October 24, 2018

VOLLEYBALL   A sophomore on the Madison College volleyball team, Maddie Scalissi has played libero in all 26 games this season. She has recored 336 digs, 26 aces and 41 assists. Last year, she played in all 29 matches and had 419 digs, 71 assists and 21 aces. She was selected as first team all-region and second team all-conference. A four-year letter winner...

Volleyball team wins 4 in a row, ranked 10th

Two Madison College volleyball players attempt to block a shot

Joseph Craker, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

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.


Profiles of WolfPack athletes

October 10, 2018

MEN’S SOCCER A midfielder from Tucker, Georgia, Brandon Griffin is in his second season with the Madison College men’s soccer team. This year he has played in all 13 games and started 12. He is second on the team in goals scored with 11 and has two assists. Twice this season he has scored three goals in a single game. Last year, he played in 17 games and s...

Volleyball team loses to Harper, can still win N4C crown

Madison College volleyball players Keifer Zimmerman (4), Natasha Swiggum (13) and Taylor Genthe (6) celebrate a point against Rock Valley College on Sept. 29.

Nicholas Garton, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016

The Madison College volleyball team took a difficult loss at the hands of the Harper College Hawks at home on Sept. 23, losing a closely fought battle in five sets.

WolfPack volleyball has plan for success

Madison College volleyball coach Toby Parker speaks in the Truax cafeteria on Nov. 25 during the ceremony celebrating the team’s second straight NJCAA Division III National Championship.

Brooke Rayford, Staff Writer

December 10, 2014

The WolfPack volleyball team has reached the pinnacle of its sport. It has made three national tournament appearances in the last six years, winning the national championship the last two years. Under coach Toby Parker’s lead, the team has won six conference titles in 10 years and posted a 274-71...

WolfPack volleyball team defends its national title

Tearful and joyous Madison College volleyball players celebration their second-straight NJCAA Division III National Championship.

Joe Ballard and Brooke Rayford, Staff Writers

November 25, 2014

How many National Champions can say they have won two in a row? The Madison College WolfPack volleyball team can. The team repeated as National Champions, winning all three of its matches in the NJCAA Division III National Tournament. The WolfPack defeated Lorain County Community College Commodores...

WolfPack volleyball going back to nationals

The Madison College volleyball team celebrations its victory in the NJCAA Region IV Tournament on Nov. 1. The WolfPack now advances to the NJCAA Division III National Tournament in Rochester, Minn., on Nov. 14-15.

Clarion staff report

November 11, 2014

There are similarities between the Madison College volleyball team that won the national title last year and the WolfPack squad that will be playing in the NJCAA Division III National Tournament this year. Both teams won the North Central Community College Conference title. Both teams spent time...

WolfPack volleyball wins conference

The Madison College volleyball team celebrates a win over Edgewood JV on Oct. 23.

Clarion staff report

October 29, 2014

After a dominant win over Milwaukee Area Technical College on Oct. 16, the Madison College women’s volleyball team gathered for a team picture. Everyone smiled and raised three fingers in the air, celebrating the fact that they just won their third-straight North Central Community College Conference...

WolfPack volleyball team can still win conference

Clarion Staff Report

October 16, 2014

Madison College’s volleyball team lost its first conference match in two years, but the squad can still repeat as champion if it wins its final two North Central Community College Conference matches. No. 7 Harper College defeated the top-ranked WolfPack, 3-1, on Oct. 9 in Palatine, Ill. The loss...

NATIONAL CHAMPS: WolfPack volleyball team wins title

The WolfPack volleyball team celebrates winning the national title on Nov. 16 in Rochester, Minn.

Nicholas Garton, Sports editor

November 20, 2013

Rochester, Minn. – The WolfPack volleyball team is national champions after surviving an epic, back and forth fight against Ridgewater College. By defeating Ridgewater 25-22, 25-19, and 25-22 the WolfPack completed the quest they began in August. It wasn’t easy. Ridgewater College busted out of...

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