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During a previous home meet, members of the Wildcat track team bolt from the starting line in a competitive race.

W Track & Field: Wildcats find early success in Lake Michigan Open

Lily Gouin January 31, 2023

Women’s track and field came away with a huge win on Saturday, Jan. 21, as the team traveled to Kenosha, WI to take part in the Lake Michigan Open. This came after a 40-day break in which the team was...

GET FIT - Pilates is a great class for both new and experienced people to get into shape and have a great time.

Pilates provides unique exercise experience

Nathan Kwapisz January 31, 2023

“I am new to Pilates,” Josie Hodges said. “I learned that Pilates is more abs, core and balance, it really engages your muscles rather than using your momentum.” Hodges, a public relations and...

BOWING OUT—NMU sophomore guard Samantha Potter goes up for the contested layup over two Davenport defenders last season. The NMU Womens basketball team is going up against Lake State and Ferris State and hopes to improve both defense and offensive strategies.

W Basketball: ‘Cats looking forward, tough road trip ahead

Chris Anderson January 26, 2023

The Wildcats suffered back-to-back losses last week against Michigan Tech and Grand Valley, the top two teams in the GLIAC. The Wildcats were able to build a 7-point lead early against the nationally ranked...

FIERCE RIVALRY — NMU and Tech go head to head on the court last weekend. Next, they go up against the top four teams in the GLIAC, including Ferris State on the road.

M Basketball: Wildcats on the road, face tough test ahead

Chris Anderson January 26, 2023

The Wildcats faced an eight-game win streak riding into last Thursday, when they faced a Grand Valley State team that is lower than normal in the standings this year. The ‘Cats were out played by the...

GEAR UP - Serkowski believes having basic knowledge of how to defend yourself is vital to your safety and teaches Self-Defense 101 in order to help students do just that.

Self-Defense 101 teaches students basic defense skills

Nathan Kwapisz January 24, 2023

Kevin Serkowski, a firefighter and first responder, teaches Self-Defense 101 at the PEIF and describes the class as a foundation for self-defense. This is a purely educational class that teaches students...

LOOK AHEAD - Star guard Max Bjorklund led all scorers with 22 points in the win over Tech. Bjorklund is also on the Bevo Francis award top-100 watchlist.

M Basketball: NMU dominates Tech 90-65, Falls to GVST snapping 8-game win streak

Chris Anderson January 18, 2023

Northern Michigan University’s men’s basketball’s first matchup of the season with longtime rival Michigan Tech, took place in the Berry Events Center last Saturday with a crowd of 1,169 fans in...

GET READY - The Mens Hockey team warms up in the Berry to get ready for this weekend at Ferris State. The Cats are coming off a weekend split with the MIchigan Tech Huskies.

M Hockey: NMU splits with Tech, heads to Ferris before mid-season break

Chris Anderson December 9, 2022

The men's hockey team was able to sneak away with a win at home in a 4-3 overtime win last weekend over the Michigan Tech Huskies. The ‘Cats were down 3-2 in the third period and with about 90 seconds...

AND ONE - Freshman Dylan Kuehl hits a free-throw after a tough foul. NMU heads home after this weekend for a four-game stand in the Berry.

Men’s Basketball: NMU wins 2 in a row after tough loss

Chris Anderson December 6, 2022

After back-to-back losses, the men's basketball team bounced back with two dominating wins over quality opponents. One of the losses came against the St. Cloud State team that was undermatched with NMU...

RELAX - Grace Rieger holds yoga classes each week on Wednesday from 7-8 p.m. The class is a great way to start a healthy lifestyle and meet like-minded people.

Yoga: A way to wind down and relax

Nathan Kwapisz December 6, 2022

Devon Dickerson is a dance major and attended his first yoga class this semester. He attended with the hope that yoga would help him find himself after a draining day of college and returning back to a...

PAST RIVALRY — The Wildcats celebrate a goal against Michigan Tech last year on Saturday, Nov. 13. The rivalry will continue this weekend on Dec. 2 and 3.

M Hockey: NMU, Michigan Tech to face off in heated rivalry

Chris Anderson December 2, 2022

The ‘Cats went on the road to face off against the No. 11 ranked Minnesota St. Mavericks that had seen the last 26 games at home go their way for a streak that was the longest home game win streak in...

BOUNCE BACK - After 2 tough losses at Minnesota Duluth and St. Cloud St. the Cats look to get back on track as they head south for the start of conference play.

W Basketball: NMU heads south to start GLIAC conference play

Lily Gouin December 2, 2022

This past weekend the NMU Women’s basketball team took on Duluth, Minnesota and St. Cloud State at home. Unfortunately, the Wildcat’s lost both games falling to Duluth 37-50 and 51-55 in a nail biter...

ON FIRE - NMU Guard Brian Parzych warms up at half time. Parzych scored 22 of his 30 points in the second half alongside teammate Max Bjorklands second 30-point or more outing of the season in just 3 games.

Men’s Basketball: NMU dominates in home opener, start season 3-0

Chris Anderson November 18, 2022

The men's basketball team was able to continue the late season success after reaching the GLIAC championship game last season by starting off the season 3-0. The ‘Cats traveled to Houghton, MI to take...

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