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WolfPack coaches get creative amidst non-competitive fall
Athletics at Madison College, among many other collegiate institutions, is vastly different in 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Teams that were schedule to compete during the fall semester, such as golf, men's and women's soccer, women's volleyball, and men's and women's basketball, have all seen their season's postponed into 2021. To get a better understanding of how the changes have impacted coaches and student-athletes, men's basketball coach Jamal Palmer and women's volleyball coach Quinn Lukens spoke with Adam Eichstedt of Athletic Communications about managing the changes, protocols, limitations, and much more. (See video above)
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WolfPack incoming Class of 2020 adapting to new ways
Even though they have yet to take the field, court, or course competitively during their first semester at Madison College, the incoming Class of 2020 WolfPack recruits have worked hard to prepare themselves for what they hope to be very successful seasons when the calendar flips to 2021. Here is a brief look at the recruiting classes for eight of Madison College's athletic programs.
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BE HEARD: WolfPack urged to register and vote
The 2020 General Election is set for Tuesday, November 3, a date that is rapidly approaching. The Madison College Athletics Department would like to encourage and support all of its staff and student-athletes, as well as the entire Madison College community, in making their voices heard by exercising their constitutional right to vote.
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Madison College Turkey Trot - End of an Era
The era of the Madison College Turkey Trot 5K & 5M Run/Walk & Kids Race at Warner Park is coming to a close this fall. After 33 years, we made the decision to hand off the event, including the domain name madisonturkeytrot.com to the Festival Foods Turkey Trot. Their annual event benefits two great local charities, YMCA and Boys & Girls Club.
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GAME ON: Madison College Esports ready for their moment
On Tuesday night, Madison College's ESports season kicks off as 13 student-athletes will compete in their first matchup.
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Madison College selects Joe Hanson as first Esports coach
Joe Hanson will serve as the first head coach of the Madison College Esports program, leading the newest WolfPack program in its debut season.
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TRYOUTS SET: Be a part of the WolfPack
If you are interested in being a part of Madison College Intercollegiate Athletics, please fill out the Madison College Athletics Tryout Form and check the 2020-21 listing of sport tryout dates below:
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Esports added to Madison College Athletics for 2020-21
Madison College is adding Esports to its list of intercollegiate sports for the 2020-21 school year. The co-ed program will begin representing the WolfPack during the Fall 2020 semester. The program will compete in online competitions against other two-year college programs involved with National Junior College Athletic Association Esports (NJCAAE).
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Shift in season leads to coaching change for WolfPack men's soccer
Current Madison College head women's soccer coach Matt Schwartz and current men's soccer assistant coach Antonio Paredes have agreed to step up to lead the men's soccer team as interim co-head coaches this coming season. After hiring Henry Aiyenero two months ago as the seventh head coach in Madison College men's soccer program history, Aiyenero had to step down. The men's soccer season moving from the fall to the spring semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic created logistical challenges with his family and other coaching obligations.
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Madison College Athletics Sports Update
Due to ongoing COVID-19 issues throughout our country and communities, the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has voted to move most of the NJCAA sports championships to the spring. Madison College will not participate in any competitive athletic events during the fall 2020 semester. All eight of Madison College's sports will only practice during the fall with the anticipation of competing during the spring semester.