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Setting up for a strong finish

Setting up for a strong finish

by Wendi Coon, Times Sports Editor | [email protected]
October 2, 2013
Filed under Sports

The women’s volleyball team has been working hard this season, honing their communication and technical skills. The payoff has finally come. The ladies have hit their stride and as of press time they are on a winning streak! MATC volleyball is played indoors. Teams play in a best of five sets series....

Kicking off another season

Kicking off another season

by Wendi Coon, Times Sports Editor
September 19, 2013
Filed under Sports

The trees may appear to be welcoming  fall, but on the soccer field, it is still a hot and sweaty summer.  For two 45-minute quarters our Stormers race across the 100-yard pitch, trying to maintain control of the soccer ball and score against their opponent. Unfortunately, the women’s team this year...

Tough loss in eighth game of season

Tough loss in eighth game of season

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Staff Reporter
September 18, 2013
Filed under Sports

In the eighth game of the volleyball season, the Stormers took a tough loss to opponents from College of DuPage. The women’s volleyball team lost the first two matches 14-25, but came back to win a hard fought third match 25-17, only to fall to their demise in the fourth match 18-25. Head Coach Brian...

Take the shot with Alex Oldenburg

Take the shot with Alex Oldenburg

by Keio Horton, Times Staff Reporter
February 10, 2013
Filed under Sports

During the 2012/2013 season, MATC Stormers guard Alex Oldenburg brings a lot to the table with youth, determination, competitiveness, and a deadly three-point jumper. Oldenburg not only performs at a high level on the court, he also does very well in the classroom. "He's a great example of what we wan...

Storming through the season

Storming through the season

by Wendi Coon, Times Assistant Photo Editor
February 10, 2013
Filed under Sports

  Stormer basketball season is nearly over. If you haven't made it out to Alverno College, 43rd and Morgan Street, for one of our exciting home games this season, you still have time.   There are two home games left: Saturday, Feb.16 at 1 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. The ladies start out the double...

Come out and support your team

Come out and support your team

by Wendi Coon, Times Assistant Photo Editor
December 3, 2012
Filed under Sports

As the sun begins to set early and nights get chilly, there is no better place to be but at Alverno College, 3400 S. 43rd St., rooting on your Stormers. The women's basketball team starts the night with two hours of fast-paced competitive basketball. The men's team plays right after the ladies and they bring their high ene...

Hoop dreams with Bobby Saxton

Hoop dreams with Bobby Saxton

by Keio Horton, Times Staff Reporter
October 24, 2012
Filed under Sports

The MATC Stormers Men's Basketball Team had a very successful season last year. One player from last season's team is determined to help this year, is Bobby Saxton. Saxton plays shooting guard and small forward. He is returning to the team for his second season and sophomore year. Saxton was playing...

Stormers have a winning spirit

by Robyn Wiggill, Times Staff Reporter
October 24, 2012
Filed under Sports

It's no secret the Stormers women's volleyball team is on a winless streak. Their current track record is 0 - 10. What is a surprise it that despite this they are still energetic and excited to play. On the 11th the Stormers faced off with the Chaparrals from Glen Ellyn, IL at Alverno College. The Chaparra...

Stormers resilient but can’t overcome the early play of the Kougars

by Michael Fennell
October 9, 2012
Filed under Soccer, Sports

Having just received their first victory of the season the Kishwaukee Kougars came in with a little more to prove this game. It showed as the Kougars raced to a 2-0 lead over the Stormers at the half with goals being scored by Edwin Munoz Jr. (23) and Paul Prawdzik (21). The Stormers came up short, losing 3-1. This game was pre...

Forecast calls for a high chance of ‘Stormers’

by Joshua Sarnowski
September 26, 2012
Filed under Sports

Summer is ending, the fall weather is creeping in, and school has officially kicked off. All these signs also let one know something even more exciting has arrived: the start of the MATC Stormers men's soccer season. Stormers' soccer started their season off with a conference win against Madison Colleg...

Women’s volleyball still looking for first win

by Sara Willette
September 26, 2012
Filed under Sports

When it comes to sports, people do it for a reason. Some people do it to get noticed, others do it for colleges, and some do it because it's part of their life.  Playing a sport isn't as easy as it looks to people, but to some, it doesn't look too hard.  On September 13, the women's volleyba...

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