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Lorenz honored two years in a row

Lorenz honored two years in a row

by Monte Driscoll, Times Editor-in-Chief
March 24, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Women’s basketball Head Coach Jeff Lorenz has been named the North Central College Conference (N4C) Coach of the Year for the second consecutive year. The Stormers finished up regular season play with 22 wins and eight losses. Their conference record was a remarkable 12 wins and two losses. The team...

Two ballers named All-Region, All-Conference

Two ballers named All-Region, All-Conference

by Monte Driscoll, Times Editor-in-Chief
March 24, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Sophomore guards Trisha Patton and Shonnice Vaughn were named to the N4C and the NJCAA Region IV honors teams after their performances throughout the 2014-15 season. Patton was also named as the N4C Player of the Year after averaging 18 points and over nine rebounds per game. Patton was incredibly efficient...

Men lose to Joliet in regular season finale

Men lose to Joliet in regular season finale

by Monte Driscoll, Times Editor-in-Chief
March 9, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports

A frenetic and tightly contested first half gave to a calmer second half that saw the sure-handed Joliet Junior College Wolves pull away from the MATC Stormers for a 86-72 victory on Saturday, Feb. 21. The first half concluded with the teams tied at 37. Joliet used a mix of penetration and passing to...

Hot-shooting trio clinches N4C conference with win over Joliet

Hot-shooting trio clinches N4C conference with win over Joliet

by Monte Driscoll, Times Editor-in-Chief
March 9, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports

It was five seconds into the Feb. 21 game against the Joliet Junior College Wolves when MATC’s All-Conference and All-Region guard Trisha Patton swished her first of five 3-pointers in the 90-79 victory for the Stormers that clinched the school’s first-ever women’s basketball N4C championship. Patton’s...

Fans jump on bus, then out of their seats

Fans jump on bus, then out of their seats

by LeShone Hosea Jackson, Times Staff Reporter
March 9, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Events, Scene, Sports

“Some of the best things in life are free,” is not just a quote, but a reality here at MATC. An opportunity to enjoy a weekend of shouting, anticipation, laughter and entertainment at Alverno College took place on Saturday, Feb. 21. The event was in support of the Play4Kay Foundation. In addition...

Road-weary Stormers get it together after losses

Road-weary Stormers get it together after losses

by Monte Driscoll, Times Editor-in-Chief
February 28, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The men’s basketball team bounced back from consecutive road losses against Rock Valley College on Wednesday, Feb. 4 and Triton College on Saturday, Feb. 7 with a 70-54 road win over Wilbur Wright College. The loss to Rock Valley was by a score of 77-63, and the defeat at the hands of the Triton College...

Women continue to dominate competition

Women continue to dominate competition

by Monte Driscoll, Times Editor-in-Chief
February 28, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports

February has been a good month for the seventh-ranked Lady Stormers basketball squad. The team followed up their 88-74 victory over Rock Valley College on Wednesday, Feb. 4 with back-to-back incinerations of Triton College on Saturday, Feb. 7 and Wilbur Wright College on Wednesday, Feb. 11. The contest...

Men burn Chaparrals to keep fire stoked

Men burn Chaparrals to keep fire stoked

by Monte Driscoll, Times Editor-in-Chief
February 12, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports

MATC men’s basketball team is on a roll. The latest squad to get plowed over was the College of DuPage Chaparrals on Jan. 31. The 19th victory of the season for MATC was an 83-67 knockout. Four players scored in double-digits for MATC. Guard/forward Melvin “Mass Destruction” Brown scored 15 points...

Stormer Women create blizzard of pain for DuPage

Stormer Women create blizzard of pain for DuPage

by Monte Driscoll, Times Editor-in-Chief
February 12, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports

With an impending blizzard threatening to blanket the metro Milwaukee area in inches of the dreadful white stuff, the women’s Stormers basketball team dumped its own version of a winter storm on the College of DuPage Chaparrals, winning their Jan. 31 game by a dominating score of 80 to 50. Guard Shonnice...

Vaughn’s return puts Bulldogs on a tight leash

Vaughn’s return puts Bulldogs on a tight leash

by Monte Driscoll, Times Editor-in-Chief
January 27, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports

A 15-point run in the second half of Nov. 6’s showdown against the Richard J. Daley College Bulldogs put MATC on top for good after the frantic early goings saw 12 lead changes and five ties. The Stormers were led by the return of sophomore guard Shonnice Vaughn, who scrambled, ripped and worked her...

Men share the rock and beat Daley

Men share the rock and beat Daley

by Monte Driscoll, Times Editor-in-Chief
January 27, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports

Basketball is a team game. And, according to the box score, the MATC men played like a team in their 59-50 victory over the Richard J. Daley College Bulldogs on Dec. 6. The game was played at Alverno College, where MATC plays all of its home contests. All 12 MATC players who played in the game scored....

Player profile: #22, Tisawn Briscoe-Rimmer

Player profile: #22, Tisawn Briscoe-Rimmer

by Wendi Coon, Times Sports Editor
January 27, 2015
Filed under Basketball, Sports

1. Program/Graduation Plan: Associate in Arts. I plan to graduate May of 2015. 2. How I Made the Team: Coach Lorenz and my A.A.U. coach Troy spoke and Coach Lorenz asked my mother if I’d like to play for MATC. 3. Position: I play the 4 mainly, but sometimes he may put me in as a 5. 4. When...

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