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‘Hockeyville USA’ Marquette to host NHL game Oct. 4

Ray Bressette June 1, 2016

Marquette officially became the top hockey community in the country in April, winning Kraft Food’s 2016 Hockeyville USA crown. Now, the community’s historic Lakeview Arena will be rewarded with an...

Former Wildcat signs with Pittsburgh Steelers

Ray Bressette June 1, 2016

With a stroke of his pen, former Wildcat Marcus Tucker traded in NMU green and yellow for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ black and gold, signing a contract to the NFL squad’s 90-man roster in May, just weeks...

Athletic facilities seek future upgrades

Ray Bressette April 20, 2016

A storage space and referee locker room will be transformed into the new men’s soccer locker room, which could symbolize changes on the horizon for athletic facilities. NMU athletic director Forrest...

Ostrowsky’s experience can lead NMU to success

Ray Bressette April 13, 2016

As the 2016 spring football season comes to a close and the team focuses on the next step toward their regular season, the program continues to search for its first winning season in seven years and just...

Out with the old, in with the new

Ray Bressette April 6, 2016

It’s a new day to be a Wildcat as the university unveils new academic and athletic logos to change the face of NMU. Pending today’s approval by the NMU Board of Trustees, the university will eliminate...

A sit-down with NMU’s new defensive coordinator

Ray Bressette April 6, 2016

NMU’s spring football game on Saturday, April 9 will be Wildcat fans’ first glimpse at the new defense led by first year defensive coordinator David Corrao. After eight seasons with the NFL’s Miami...

’Cats bring NFL talent to lead defense

Ray Bressette March 30, 2016

The Northern Michigan University football team improved their coaching staff in the midst of spring football last week when head coach Chris Ostrowsky announced the hiring of David Corrao as defensive...

Month of madness for college basketball fans

Ray Bressette March 23, 2016

One week into the 2016 NCAA Division 1 basketball tournament, we have been reminded how March Madness got its name with down-to-the-wire nail biters, unbelievable upsets and the hopes and dreams of college...

University to release new logos

Ray Bressette March 16, 2016

After more than a year of consulting amongst NMU staff members, students and athletic department, the university plans to unveil new academic and athletics logos on April 6. The academic tree-and-wave...

Hockey season in review with head coach Walt Kyle

Ray Bressette March 16, 2016

The Wildcat hockey season ended in a sweep from the Ferris State Bulldogs in the opening round of the WCHA playoffs last weekend in Big Rapids. NMU outshot Ferris in the first game on Friday, March 11...

Women’s basketball team shows glimpse of future

Ray Bressette March 9, 2016

The first year of a new era for the NMU women’s basketball team ended with an early playoff exit, yet still gave hope for a promising future. The Wildcats battled the No. 5-ranked and eventual GLIAC...

Playoffs begin at Ferris for Wildcat hockey team

Ray Bressette March 9, 2016

After an inability to take care of play at home, the Wildcats will hit the road for the opening round of the WCHA playoffs this weekend against the Ferris State Bulldogs in Big Rapids. The Wildcats...

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