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INTERCEPTED - CB Tavion McCarthy celebrates with a teammate after he intercepted Post University QB Broghean McGovern in the second quarter.  NMU beat Post in their homecoming game with a score of 42-12.

NMU Football shows up for homecoming, destroying Post University 42-14

Chris Anderson, Sports Editor September 24, 2022

After coming off of a loss to Davenport last weekend, the Wildcats football team put together a complete game in order to beat Post University 42-14. NMU cornerback Tavion McCarthy set the tone early in...

CLUB TEAM — Northstars crowd to the ball to make the tackle during the game against Eau Claire.

Women’s rugby comes out the chute for their first game

Nathan Kwapisz, Sports Writer September 23, 2022

Coach Tina Nesberg is proud of her players for what they did on Sept. 17.  “It was probably the best competition, or some of the best competition, they’ll face all year. So, it's good to come out...

GETTING PHYSICAL - Things get heated at the Wildcats lose to Davenport 31-21.

NMU Football looks ahead to next week as they face off against Post University for homecoming

Chris Anderson, Sports Editor September 22, 2022

After a hard-fought win against UW-Oshkosh, the Wildcats football team traveled to Grand Rapids to face off against Davenport University. After an early first quarter touchdown pass from NMU quarterback...

OFFENSE —  The Wildcats celebrate another goal as they beat Saginaw Valley State 4-1. The Wildcats have outscored their opponents 29-3 in their 7 wins this season.

NMU’s Brooke Pietila earns GLIAC Offensive player of the week as Women’s Soccer continues to dominate

Chris Anderson, Sports Editor September 22, 2022

The Wildcats Women's Soccer team continued their offensive dominance as junior Brook Pietila earned Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Offensive player of the week, helping lift the Wildcats...

Men’s soccer moves forward to the midseason

Men’s soccer moves forward to the midseason

Nathan Kwapisz, Sports Writer September 16, 2022

Men’s soccer has started their season out with a 3-2-1 start. Coach Alex Fatovic hopes to maintain this intensity from last weekend's shutout win against St. Cloud State and comeback win from Upper Iowa.  “We're...

REDZONE - Wildcats quarterback #8 Drake Davis throws to his tight end #12 Charlie Gerhard as NMU gets it into the redzone. The wild cats went 1-2 in the red zone and won the game 13-10.

Morrison’s late 4th quarter interception helps seal the 13-10 win over UW-Oshkosh

Chris Anderson, Sports Editor September 16, 2022

After a tough 31-24 overtime loss in the home opener against Mckendree University (1-1, 0-0 GLVC) the Wildcats Football team (1-1, 0-0 GLIAC) bounced back this past weekend at home against UW-Oshkosh (1-1,...

NMU DOMINATES - GLIAC Offensive Player of the Week Meghan Meyer gets match point as the third set 25-23 to sweep the second GLIAC opponent of the weekend 3-0. Jacqueline Smith, Lizzy Stark and Meyer each recorded double digit points in the 3-set match.

Wildcats sweep Grand Valley, Davenport over the weekend

Chris Anderson, Sports Editor September 14, 2022

The Wildcats (9-1, 2-0 GLIAC) started Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play this weekend as they faced Grand Valley State (7-3, 1-1 GLIAC) on Friday, Sep. 9 and Davenport University (8-3,...

TEAM PLAYER - Jacqueline Smith earns GLIAC Player of the Week after averaging 4.44 kills per set and totaling 80 points. The NMU womens volleyball team is currently 4-0.

Jacqueline Smith earns GLIAC Offensive Player of the Week, Wildcats go 4-0

Chris Anderson, Sports Editor September 9, 2022

After the 3-1 start to the season, the Wildcats went on their way to Owensboro, Kentucky to play in the Kentucky Wesleyan Tournament for another four-game stretch on Sept. 2 and 3. “I tell my team...

TOGETHER- The Wildcats work together to move the ball up the field against the Golden Eagles.

Women’s soccer maintains intensity at the start of the season

Nathan Kwapisz, Sports Writer September 9, 2022

The NMU women's soccer team won against the Golden Eagles this past Saturday. Justina L’Esperance, sophomore pre-nursing major, has scored for her fourth straight game in the season with two goals notched...

IN IT TO WIN IT - After being down 6-13 to the Beavers in the final match of the NMU Open, the Wildcats call a critical timeout. NMU went on to win 3-1.

Meyer, Smith earn NMU Volleyball Open All-Tournament honors as the Wildcats open season 3-1

Chris Anderson, Sports Editor September 2, 2022

As the season opens up for the NMU Women's volleyball, great things seem to be in store. Led by All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference players Meghan Meyer, Jacqueline Smith and Lizzy Stark,...

ON THE RUN - Anna Nagy runs the Queen City Half Marathon in Marquette. Nagy has been running since she was in high school and has volunteered at the Marquette Marathon previously.

NMU students prepare for Marquette Marathon

Nathan Kwapisz, Sports Writer September 1, 2022

Faith King, senior social media design management major, finds her motivation to run from her old coach. King's coach from high school will get up at 3 a.m. and attend to her responsibilities such as being...

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT - Chris Black practices his swings at the Marquette County Golf Club. Black has been playing golf since he was 12 when he learned with his father in Northern Ireland.

NMU Grad Student, Chris Black, wins UPGA Championship

Chris Anderson, Sports Editor August 31, 2022

After the first round of the Upper Peninsula Golf Association Championship Tournament, Chris Black was four over par and on the back half of the leaderboard. However, after almost missing the cut in the...

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