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Melvin Brown causes mass destruction with mega-dunk

by Monte Driscoll, Times Editor-in-Chief
December 8, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The game was well in hand. The Stormers were a minute away from certain victory. And then it happened. Melvin Brown, after receiving a pass at half court, made a decision. “He was just standing there, and I was like. . . I’m dunking on him,” Brown later recalled in a postgame interview. ...

Men’s team triumphs over College of Lake County

Men’s team triumphs over College of Lake County

by Monte Driscoll, Times Editor-in-Chief
December 8, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Sports

MATC’s men’s basketball team survived a back and forth first half to pull away and beat the College of Lake County by a final score of 69-56 on a chilly Tuesday, Nov. 11 evening. Down by one with 17 minutes to play, a hard drive got MATC guard/forward Andre Neal to the line to sink both free throws...

Stormers strike Lancers with white-hot lightning

by Monte Driscoll, Times Editor-in-Chief
December 8, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Stormers women cruised to a victory over the College of Lake County Lancers on MATC’s home court on Tuesday, Nov. 11 by a final score of 71-40. Punishing defense forced CLC to cough up possession 42 times, which led to easy transitions buckets for MATC time after time after time, merely rinsin...

Ringleberg carries on legacy

Ringleberg carries on legacy

by LeShone Hosea Jackson, Times Staff Reporter
November 11, 2014
Filed under Sports

Since the age of two, Halle Ringelberg has been playing volleyball as a sport and has kept a family tradition of sports alive in her household. Her father, a football coach, aided and assisted in grooming and discipline. “Dad said, ‘Never give up and keep doing what you love because it will only...

Freshmen make up new look of basketball team

Freshmen make up new look of basketball team

by Monte Driscoll, Times Editor-in-Chief
November 11, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Sports

A considerably large influx of new additions and a mere three sophomores will make up the men’s Stormers basketball team as they prepare to bounce back from an exciting but somewhat disappointing up-and-down 2013-14 season. Last season saw a losing streak of eight games end with a winning streak of...

Nihart carries on family tradition

Nihart carries on family tradition

by Wendi Coon, Times Sports Editor
October 15, 2014
Filed under Sports

Alyssa Nihart, Marketing Management student, has been playing volleyball since her mother began coaching her in the fourth grade. In 2011 she played for the Division III University of Minnesota-Morris Cougars. Nihart learned about tryouts on the MATC Stormers website and is now a co-captain on t...

What it takes to play sports at MATC

by Wendi Coon, Times Sports Editor
October 15, 2014
Filed under Sports

Character, selflessness, dedication and commitment are what it takes to play sports. Here at MATC, student athletes take on all the rigorous activities of higher learning and still take time out of their busy lives to play sports. We say play but really it’s work. They not only have to maintain a...

Goalkeeper Lubsey loves the job

Goalkeeper Lubsey loves the job

by Wendi Coon, Times Sports Editor
October 15, 2014
Filed under Sports

The goalie (keeper) is an important position in soccer, not just because he guards the net, but because he is the eyes of his team. He can see the entire field (pitch) and can help his teammates by letting them know about approaching opponents or openings in the field for a pass. Dominique Lubsey, TV...

Womens Volleyball

October 3, 2014
Filed under Sports

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Stormers volleyball team loses close set

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Photo Editor
September 17, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The women’s volleyball team faced another winless team in Triton College on Sept. 2. The Stormers made a valiant effort but in the end could not beat the Trojans. Alyssa Nihart, setter and outside hitter, led the team with spikes. When a spike is hit over the net and not returned, it’s called a...

Play ball- Did you know that MATC has a men’s soccer team? Or that the women’s softball team is back?

July 2, 2014
Filed under Sports

If you are looking for leadership skills, personal growth, camaraderie and school spirit, then you should try out for a team sport. MATC is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and competes in the North Central Community College Conference (N4C). Men’s sports include:...

Baseball team finishes home season in lackluster fashion

Baseball team finishes home season in lackluster fashion

by Monte Driscoll, Times Staff Reporter
May 20, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Stormers baseball team finished out this season’s home schedule with losing efforts in back-to-back days of doubleheaders vs. Rock Valley College and South Suburban College. Both games against Rock Valley on May 2 ended with the Stormers down by a score of 6-4. And on May 3 against South Suburban...

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