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Column: My brother Junior and father Billy D

rj.walters and rj.walters June 7, 2007

If there was ever a time I felt I deserved my own limited edition Wheaties box, complete with a few paragraphs about my life full of in-decision, lapses of selfishness and below average athletic ability,...

Les Wong, the sports fan

rj.walters and rj.walters April 25, 2007

North Wind sports edior RJ Walters recently sat down with NMU president Les Wong to discuss his role with NMU athletics, his true colors as a fan and his feelings on a number of NMU athletics issues. NW:...

Sports column: The triumphs of black athletes assist society

rj.walters and rj.walters April 18, 2007

Sunday marked the 60th anniversary of Jackie Robinson becoming the first ever African-American in the Major Leagues, yet the celebration was about so much more. It was a realization that sports and society...

Women’s hoops adds four players

rj.walters and rj.walters April 18, 2007

It's been three seasons since the NMU women's basketball team reached the GLIAC tournament, the 'Cats improved by three wins from head coach Troy Mattson's first and second seasons and last year Northern...

Wildcat guard bolts for MTU

rj.walters and rj.walters April 11, 2007

Senior guard Maria Kasza will play her final collegiate season in the U.P., just as she has her first three, only she will be donning the black-and-yellow, rather than the green-and-gold. Kasza announced...

New coach looks to bring instant success

rj.walters and rj.walters April 4, 2007

Former Cameron University (Okla.) head coach and Michigan Tech assistant Dominic Yoder is now at the reigns of the NMU volleyball program as Qi Wang's replacement. Yoder is still new to the head coaching...

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