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NMU Sports Hall of Fame to induct seven new members in class of 2007

carson.lemahieu and carson.lemahieu October 3, 2007

This Friday, Oct. 5, seven former standout Northern athletes and coaches will be enshrined eternally in the NMU Sports Hall of Fame. Included in this year's hall of fame class are former hockey players...

NMU swimmers to open season with intrasquad meet

carson.lemahieu and carson.lemahieu October 3, 2007

The NMU swim team looks to make a splash this season as they kick off their season Saturday, Oct. 6, when they compete in the Green and Gold meet. The Green and Gold meet is an annual intra-squad scrimmage...

Campus active-shooter policy just now distributed to Northern faculty

carson.lemahieu and carson.lemahieu September 26, 2007

NMU's plan to cope with a school shooter is only now being widely disseminated to faculty and administrators, five months after the Virginia Tech shooting, which killed 32 students and faculty and injured...

Suspicious student alarms NMU faculty

carson.lemahieu and carson.lemahieu September 26, 2007

NMU's faculty active-shooter plan was successfully utilized this past week after a suspicious person wearing a belt which appeared to be made from bullets was witnessed on campus in the academic mall. Faculty...

Cross-country ‘Cats finish strong, prepare for future

carson.lemahieu and carson.lemahieu September 19, 2007

The NMU cross country team dashed their way to early season success this past weekend as they finished fifth out of 22 teams at the Midwest Open in Kenosha, Wis. "I think of our 18 girls who ran, we...

Wildcat soccer shutout streak ends

carson.lemahieu and carson.lemahieu September 12, 2007

The Wildcats women's soccer team got off to a rocky start in conference play this weekend as the team tied Ashland University and then saw its four-game shutout streak snapped in a loss to Findlay University. On...

LeBlanc sets scoring record in victory

carson.lemahieu and carson.lemahieu September 5, 2007

After scoring her 39th career goal in Northern's 4-0 win over Lewis University, Wildcat forward Renee LeBlanc became the 'Cats all-time leading scorer. LeBlanc, a senior on the team, scored twice...

NMU volleyball stumbles to 0-4 start

carson.lemahieu and carson.lemahieu August 29, 2007

Dominic Yoder's coaching career at NMU got off to a rough start this past weekend as the 'Cats began their season with an 0-4 record after being swept at the Concordia-St. Paul Tournament, Aug. 24-25. The...

Famed cross country coach pushes Wildcat skiiers into national spotlight

carson.lemahieu and carson.lemahieu April 25, 2007

NMU head basketball coach Dean Ellis has won 340 games over the course of 21 seasons. Hockey head coach Walt Kyle has coached several players who have received national accolades. USOEC boxing coach Al...

Leave No Trace

carson.lemahieu and carson.lemahieu April 4, 2007

The number of hikers and campers in the United States has steadily increased over the last century, but many are unaware of the lasting toll their outdoor expeditions have on the environment. According...

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