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Track and field holds success in recent meet preparing for GLIAC outdoor championships

Lily Gouin April 26, 2024

Over the weekend, the Northern Michigan track and field team traveled down to Rochester, MI where they competed in the Elaine Leigh Invite. The invite was a two-day meet starting Friday, April 19 and ending...

From Wildcat to 2024 Olympian: Greco-Roman wrestling celebrates successful weekend

Lily Gouin April 26, 2024

Over the weekend, the Greco-Roman wrestling team headed to State College in Pennsylvania where the wrestlers competed in hopes of qualifying for the 2024 Paris Olympics this summer.  One Wildcat, junior...

FINAL STRETCH — The Cats look to place second overall in the GLIAC before heading into playoffs.

WLAX hits the road to finish out impressive regular season run

Chloe Everson April 26, 2024

This past weekend, the Northern Michigan women’s lacrosse team traveled downstate to play GLIAC rivals Grand Valley State University and Davenport University. The ‘Cats finished the weekend 1-1 with...

Athletic Department set to get new turf roll in Superior Dome

Athletic Department set to get new turf roll in Superior Dome

Emily Radke April 26, 2024

Northern Michigan University’s athletic teams will be playing on a newly installed turf roll this coming academic year. The current turf in the Superior Dome was installed at the time of the facility's...

Photo Courtesy of NMU Mens Lacrosse

MLAX gears up to take on NIU Huskies at GLLL Championship Tournament

Caden Sierra April 24, 2024

The men's lacrosse team will head down to UW-Madison to take on the Northern Illinois University (NIU) Huskies this weekend in the Great Lakes Lacrosse League (GLLL) Division 2 Championship Tournament...

Photo Courtesy of NMU Athletics

Profile — Beverly Harper talks goals for the end of the track season

Lily Gouin April 23, 2024

Track and field consists of many athletes all competing in a variety of different events. Some races are made up of teams competing in different relays as well as individual races.  Sophomore Beverly...

Photo courtesy of NMU Athletics

Women’s spring soccer comes to an end this weekend

Lily Gouin April 19, 2024

The Northern Michigan women’s soccer team finished their regular season in the fall but started up their spring season late this semester. Sophomore Molly Pistorius returned for the spring season with...

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT — All five Wildcat seniors start in Saturday game against Concordia St. Paul.

WLAX defeats Concordia St. Paul, honors 5 graduating seniors

Chloe Everson April 19, 2024

This past Saturday, the Northern Michigan women’s lacrosse team celebrated their five seniors in a win over Concordia University - St. Paul in a 21-12 decision. Senior Minnie Bittell was the stand out...

(North Wind File Photo) Photo courtesy of NMU Athletics.

Women’s golf takes first in Lewis Spring Flyer Invite

Lily Gouin April 12, 2024

Over the weekend, the women's golf team traveled to Wheaton, Illinois to compete in the Lewis Spring Flyer Invite. The team placed first overall out of seven teams competing and Junior Maya Hunter individually...

Photo Courtesy NMU Athletics

Driving Success: Russel Sprecher’s Path from Casper to NMU

Caden Sierra April 5, 2024

Russel Sprecher, a senior majoring in financial management, has become well known within the university’s golf program over his time as a Wildcat. From Casper, Wyoming Sprecher's introduction...

LOCKED IN — The womens lacrosse team prepares for six games of conference play before closing out the season.

WLAX returns home after away series and bye week

Lily Gouin April 5, 2024

The NMU women's lacrosse team is back playing in the dome this weekend after an away series and a bye week. The ‘Cats are 9-2 on the season and will play only conference games to close out the season. The...

FILE PHOTO - The Cats take advantage of the warm weather and train outside. April 13, 2023, Photo courtesy of Elise Longley.

Track and Field prepares for remaining outdoor season

Lily Gouin March 29, 2024

The NMU Track and Field team has not competed since the GLIAC championships on Feb. 24-25. The Wildcats competed in the GLIAC indoor championships where the team scored 97 points earning the Wildcats third...

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