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CAREER GOALS — Wildcat Andre Ghantous is celebrated for 150 career points over his five seasons with NMU mens hockey.

From mini sticks to major goals: Andre Ghantous’s pursuit of the NHL

Caden Sierra February 23, 2024

As a fifth-year senior, Andre Ghantous stands out as a shining example of hardwork and success, embodying the spirit of a student-athlete who excels both on and off the ice. Born in Glendale, California,...

GOAL CATS — The Wildcats started their season off strong, scoring 55 goals in the first three games.

Women’s Lacrosse sweeps weekend, names Minnie Bittell GLIAC Offensive Player of the Week

Lily Gouin February 23, 2024

The Wildcats moved to 3-0 over the weekend after hosting and defeating Lewis and Quincy. NMU faced off against Lewis, winning 14-11 on Friday. The ‘Cats won on Sunday after taking down Quincy 17-4. The...

SWOOSH — Wildcats had an impressive win over the Huskies while junior Ana Rhude ties program record.

Women’s basketball defeats rival Huskies as the regular season nears its end

Chloe Everson February 22, 2024

The Northern Michigan women’s basketball team returned home after a weekend rivalry game in Houghton against the Michigan Tech Huskies on Saturday, Feb. 17. The Wildcats increased their overall record...

ROAD TRIP — The mens basketball team lost to Michigan Tech over the weekend and will soon leave for their final road trip of the season before GLIAC play.

Men’s basketball falls to Huskies before last road trip of regular season

Chloe Everson February 22, 2024

This past weekend, the Northern Michigan men’s basketball team traveled to Houghton to face off against the Michigan Tech Huskies on Saturday, Feb. 17. The ‘Cats fell short to the Huskies in an 80-69...

PLAY4KAY — The Cats head to Houghton to face off against the Michigan Tech Huskies and raise money for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.

Women’s basketball sets up to play Michigan Tech after back-to-back wins

Lily Gouin February 16, 2024

The NMU women's basketball team swept up the weekend at home while hosting Parkside and Purdue Northwest. All three teams are unranked this week in the polls. The 'Cats took down Parkside 71-60 and Purdue...

HOME OPENER — Wildcats defeat Aquinas in a 19 goal lead to start the lacrosse season.

Women’s lacrosse comes up big in season opener against Aquinas

Lily Gouin February 16, 2024

This past weekend started the season for the Northern Michigan women’s lacrosse team. The ‘Cats started the season with a huge win over Aquinas 24-5 at home in the Superior Dome.  “A really...

HITTING THREES — The Wildcats hit 19 three pointers to sweep the weekend against GLIAC opponents Parkside and Purdue Northwest.

Men’s Basketball ranks No. 1 in Midwest after weekend sweep

Chloe Everson February 15, 2024

The Northern Michigan men’s basketball team hosted GLIAC opponent, the Parkside Rangers on Thursday, Feb. 8 and the Purdue Northwest Pride on Saturday, Feb. 10. Both games ended in Wildcat success with...

WINDING DOWN — Cats drop two weekend games to the Bemidji State Beavers as the end of the regular season nears.

‘Cats drop back-to-back games to Bemidji State Beavers

Chloe Everson February 15, 2024

The Northern Michigan men’s hockey team suited up at home against the Bemidji State Beavers on Friday, Feb. 9 and Saturday, Feb. 10. The ‘Cats dropped the game to their GLIAC opponent on Friday night...

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On and off the field: Madeline Bittell’s inspiring path to success with NMU lacrosse

Caden Sierra February 9, 2024

The NMU women's lacrosse team has emerged as a force to be reckoned with over the past couple of years and at the heart of that driving force is Madeline "Minnie" Bittell. A fifth-year student majoring...

CLEAN SWEEP — The NMU Wildcats increased their overall record after sweeping their rivals, the Michigan Tech Huskies.

Men’s Hockey defeats UP rival Michigan Tech in weekend sweep

Chloe Everson February 8, 2024

This past weekend, the Northern Michigan men’s hockey team faced off against CCHA rivals, the Michigan Tech Huskies. The Wildcats hosted the Huskies for a 4-1 win on Friday, Feb. 2 and MTU hosted NMU...

HIT THE HILL — NMU Students Julia Allen and Sami Brown are just two of the many missing the thrill of ski season with the unseasonably warm temperatures in the area. Photo Courtesy of Sami Brown

The mountain is calling: Students are missing the slopes

Chloe Everson February 7, 2024

Marquette Mountain has been a very familiar place to many Northern Michigan students and faculty throughout the years. The mountain has always been a place for students alike to get together and enjoy...

NEW GOALS — The Wildcats look to secure a spot in the first round of the playoffs.

Women’s Hockey splits weekend with Notre Dame, ends in overtime heartbreak

Caden Sierra February 2, 2024

The NMU women’s hockey team took on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish over the past weekend, splitting the pair of games 1-1 with the loss coming in heartbreaking fashion during overtime. The ‘Cats escaped...

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