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Lead scorer prepares for senior season

Rebecca Morstad April 24, 2014

Junior guard Alyssa Colla led the Northern Michigan University women’s basketball team in scoring during the 2013-14 season. The Wildcats finished with an overall record of 22-8. Colla said the past...

NMU makes ‘superior splash’ to educate youth

Rebecca Morstad April 17, 2014

Next week, Superior Splash will be hitting Marquette County to educate third grade students on water safety and swimming. Northern Michigan University’s Rec Sports and Marquette County’s YMCA are...

Men’s golf team welcomes new coach Kyle Wittenbach

Rebecca Morstad March 20, 2014

The Northern Michigan University golf team will return to action on Thursday, April 3 when they travel to Dayton, Ohio for the Cedarville Invitational on Beavercreek golf course. The Wildcats will be led...

Wildcats host final game

Rebecca Morstad February 13, 2014

The NMU club hockey team is home for a final game against rival Michigan Tech after the WCCHA Tournament in Blaine, Minn. Junior goalie Jeff Ryan said the tournament didn’t go exactly as planned,...

NMU skiers host CCSA Championship

Rebecca Morstad February 6, 2014

The Nordic ski teams are preparing for the Central Collegiate Ski Association Championship. Head coach Sten Fjeldheim said the ’Cats will have some tough opponents in the University of Alaska-Fairbanks...

Athlete claims early NCAA national qualifying time

Rebecca Morstad January 30, 2014

The Wildcats traveled to the University of Wisconsin-Stout to compete in a track and field open Saturday, Jan. 25 at Johnson Fieldhouse. Head coach Chereé Hicks said the team finished the weekend with...

Women take first home loss of 2013-14 season

Rebecca Morstad January 23, 2014

The Northern Michigan University women’s basketball team started this week with an 81-66 GLIAC victory over Grand Valley State University Thursday, Jan. 16 in Berry Events Center. Assistant coach...

Swimmers and divers stress focus during finals

Rebecca Morstad December 4, 2013

The women’s swimming and diving team is set to compete at the Calvin College Invitational. The Invitational will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5 at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich. and will continue...

Regular season games to close Volleyball team

Rebecca Morstad November 14, 2013

The NMU volleyball team traveled downstate last weekend to take on two GLIAC teams. The first game was played at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 in Jesse Phillips Arena against Hillsdale. Head coach Dominic...

Spikers prepare in hopes of conference championship

Rebecca Morstad November 7, 2013

The NMU volleyball team went 1-1 this past weekend against two GLIAC opponents. The ’Cats opened with a loss to Grand Valley at 7 p.m., Friday Nov. 1 in Vandament Arena. GVSU swept NMU 3-0. The first...

Spikers ready to defend GLIAC conference title

Rebecca Morstad October 31, 2013

The volleyball team went 1-2 for the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and the Great Lakes Valley Conference Crossover tournament this past weekend.  The Wildcats’ first opponent of the...

Spikers rise to lead GLIAC

Rebecca Morstad October 17, 2013

The NMU volleyball team defeated Malone at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 in Vandament Arena and went on to defeat Walsh at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, claiming their tenth 3-0 shutout of the season. Senior leftside/middle...

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