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The team tests the shooter mechanism design.

Madison Warbots code against competition

Mallory Vaudo, News Editor March 29, 2022

The Warbots, Madison’s robotics team, are currently gearing up for another year of competition. The team begins their practices in January, ultimately leading towards multiple competitions where they...

Team photo of Soph Bartolone and her Bulldogs basketball team

Student coaches foster passion in youth sports

Connor Foote, In-Depth Editor March 29, 2022

Youth coaching is a great way to give back to the community. Many Madison students coach because they want to give young players an experience similar to theirs, watch them fall in love with their sports...

Track renovations disrupt spring sports

Track renovations disrupt spring sports

Avery Smith, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

Madison athletes have been faced with a new challenge this spring: the impending construction of our track. With just one home field, it has already been hard to split time between all the different sports...

My Womens March Madness Bracket

Breakthrough Women’s College Basketball Season Reaches NCAA Tournament

Elizabeth Casto, Entertainment Editor March 15, 2022

As the month of March commences, basketball fans anxiously await their version of Christmas: March Madness. 68 teams compete for the title of National Champion this year. Beyond the court, all eyes...

Madison students share favorite sports moments

Madison students share favorite sports moments

Eamon Carew, Sports Editor February 15, 2022

Sports are central to many Madison students’ lives. From buzzer-beaters and epic comebacks to down-to-the-wire finishes, these moments can encapsulate the impact a player or team can have on its fanbase....

Cricket, pickleball, fencing, oh my: Madison athletes share passion for unique sports

Cricket, pickleball, fencing, oh my: Madison athletes share passion for unique sports

Katrina Swan, Staff Writer February 15, 2022

Madison High School is known for its competitive sports. However, some students do not have the opportunity to play their sport for their high school, and they face unique challenges with their sports.  Jai...

Washingtons new name takes command

Washington’s new name takes command

Connor Foote and Sarah Prillaman February 15, 2022

On Feb. 2, after 19 months of speculation as the Washington Football Team, the DMV has a new team(ish) in town. The National Football League’s (NFL) + D.C. team unveiled their new name: the Commanders....

Madison winter sports sprint into new year

Madison winter sports sprint into new year

Sophia Brown, Lifestyle Editor February 15, 2022

As the regular winter season comes to a close, Madison students reflect on their campaigns and look forward to the postseason.  Starting off, boys basketball has a record of 11-3, with seven more games...

Super Bowl 56 and Top Contenders

Super Bowl 56 and Top Contenders

Orion Luera, Staff Writer February 9, 2022

The 2022 NFL playoffs arrived, and soon enough, the Rams will be battling with the Bengals to win Super Bowl LVI. 14 teams successfully made the playoffs. The teams that made it from the AFC were the Titans,...

Madison girls basketball begins title defense

Madison girls’ basketball begins title defense

Claire Moeser, Sports Editor January 13, 2022

This year’s seniors brought considerable success to Madison’s Girls Basketball program. As freshmen they were Concorde District and Region 6D champions. The following year they were the 2020 Co-State...

The shifts impact on baseball

The shift’s impact on baseball

Mac Lewis, Staff Writer January 13, 2022

The game of baseball has changed a lot over the last 50 years, with its most significant changes coming in the last 10 years. This is with the new wave of the shift. The shift is where the defense aligns...

Blackhawks mishandled sexual assault case

Blackhawks mishandled sexual assault case

Mallory Vaudo, News Editor January 13, 2022

Using the name “John Doe,” a former Chicago Blackhawks player filed a lawsuit in May 2010 against the team, claiming he had been sexually assaulted by the Blackhawks former video coach Brad Aldrich...

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