The Hawk Talk

Madison-Marshall Stats and Facts

Photo by Deb Kolt.
August 24, 2018

The Madison Warhawks and Marshall Statesmen will renew their football rivalry once again this week. It will be the 20th meeting between the schools since 1999. Here are some statistics and facts for...

Conflict halts in wake of Olympics

March 23, 2018

Pyeongchang, South Korea was chosen as the host city for the 2018 Winter Olympics seven years ago, meaning the Evaluation Committee, the branch of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in charge of...

Junior roots for Korean team

March 23, 2018

The Olympics are known for inspiring patriotism and unification within and between nations and for making citizens proud to be where they are from. For Madison student Michael Kim (’19), the Olympics...

Vienna native represents United States hockey team

March 23, 2018

As a result of the National Hockey League (NHL) not pausing its season for the Winter Olympics, American college and semi-professional players from around the world suited up for the Olympic games wearing...

Varsity Dance goes to finals for first time at national competition

March 19, 2018

On Feb. 4, Madison’s varsity dance team placed 18th in the nation at the Universal Dance Association National Dance Team Championship (NDTC) held in Orlando, Fla. This was the first time Madison’s...

UVa faces tough road to final four

March 15, 2018

The 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament holds the potential to be one that is stocked with success for the University of Virginia (UVa) if their playing style can adapt to successfully translate to...

Sixth man motivates basketball team to work hard

Sixth man motivates basketball team to work hard
February 14, 2018

As basketball season progresses, Madison’s sixth man is ready for another season of success. The “sixth man” is the tradition for the student-based cheering section for basketball games. It has become...

Replicating success: girls swim team trains to earn consecutive state rings

December 11, 2017

The 2016-2017 season for Girls Swim was characterized by immense success. Sweeping the titles of Liberty Conference, 6A North Region, and 6A Virginia State champions, great victory greeted Madison’s...

Replicating success: boys basketball team seeks redemption in new season

December 2, 2017

In the 2016-17 school year, Madison Boys Varsity Basketball went all the way to win the Liberty Conference and the 6A North Region. However, for the upcoming 2017-2018 season, the team’s competition...

Coach Lenny Schultz’s impact lives on following tragedy

Lenny Schultz greets Wiley Counts after a play.
October 24, 2017

Coach Lenny Schultz had a profound impact on the Madison community. Schultz graduated from Madison in 1983, starring in both football and wrestling. He would attend North Carolina State University...

Mindfulness introduced to Madison sports, aids athlete focus and team bonding

March 2, 2017

Madison’s varsity field hockey team is accustomed to giving their maximum effort on the playing field, dominating at practice five days a week from the beginning of August to the start of November. In...

Boys basketball hopes for redemption in the coming season

Boys basketball hopes for redemption in the coming season
November 17, 2016

The line of cars up James Madison Drive. The rowdy, obnoxiously loud rap music blaring out of rolled down windows, despite the cold weather. Fans flood through the gym doors, student-passes in one hand...

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