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The North Wind

Hoopers return home in search of wins

Jon Young December 6, 2012

The road hasn’t been kind to the NMU men’s basketball team as they dropped a pair of games last weekend running their record to 0-2 in the GLIAC and 1-4 overall. The record isn’t as lopsided as...

’Cats stay hot, look to defend home court

Jon Young December 6, 2012

There hasn’t been much time to rest for the NMU women’s basketball team as they made two separate trips to Ohio in a seven-day stretch. The good news for the ’Cats is they were able to win...

Campus unified by community

Jon Young December 6, 2012

When I first made the trip to Marquette five years ago, leaving home seemed like a daunting challenge. As scary as it seemed at first, my fears were soon washed away by the sense of community in both...

Law affects wolf hunt

Jon Young December 6, 2012

Roughly nine months ago wolves were taken off the endangered species list in Michigan for the first time since being placed there in 1973. On Thursday, Nov. 29 a possible wolf hunting season got one...

NMU men cruise at home, stumble on road

Jon Young November 29, 2012

After blasting Finlandia, 129-52, on Saturday, Nov. 27 to start the 2012-13 season the NMU men’s basketball team traveled to Milwaukee to participate in the Fresh Coast Classic. The ’Cats first...

’Cats snag three, gear up for Ohio trip

Jon Young November 29, 2012

After a home-opening loss the NMU women’s basketball team has bounced back in a big way rattling off three straight wins. The ’Cats ran their win streak to three games with a 71-61 win on Sunday,...

Wildcats battle, fall in home opener

Jon Young November 15, 2012

The NMU women’s basketball team got back to the hardwood as they kicked off their 2012-13 season with a 77-67 loss to Davenport University on Saturday, Nov. 10 at home. The ’Cats fell behind...

Men’s hoops looks to climb in GLIAC

Jon Young November 15, 2012

Heading into his third season at the helm of the program, NMU men’s head basketball coach Doug Lewis is confident about the team he has assembled. “I truly feel good about our third season because...

Football ’Cats stunned in final seconds

Jon Young November 15, 2012

A back and forth battle came down to the final seconds as the NMU football team lost their final game of the year, 32-31, against the Ferris State Bulldogs, on Saturday, Nov. 10. With nine seconds...

NMU shatters Saginaw’s playoff chances

Jon Young November 8, 2012

The upset streak continued for the NMU football team as they knocked Saginaw Valley out of playoff contention with a 33-28 win on Saturday, Nov. 3. A record setting day from the foot of senior kicker...

NMU stuffs Northwood to hault road drought

Jon Young November 1, 2012

When the NMU football team lost to Michigan Tech on Saturday, Oct. 6 they were 1-5 and still in search of their first GLIAC win. “We really didn’t feel like we were in as bad as shape as everyone...

’Cats cruise to fourth- place finish at conference

Jon Young October 25, 2012

The NMU women’s cross country team has been able to use depth to their advantage all season and it showed at the GLIAC Championships on Saturday, Oct. 20. The ’Cats top five runners all finished...

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