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FOCUS — Captain Artem Shlaine readies for a faceoff.

Men’s Hockey splits weekend with CCHA opponent St. Thomas

Chloe Everson January 24, 2024

This past weekend, the Northern Michigan men’s hockey team hosted CCHA opponent the St. Thomas Tommies. The Wildcats split the weekend with the Tommies with a 3-2 win on Friday, Jan. 19 and dropped the...

FACEOFF - NMU ended the season 8-8 at home and sent the senior class of in style with 17 goals last weekend.

Men’s hockey sweeps Ferris State in the last series game of the season

Lily Gouin February 24, 2023

The Wildcats took both wins this past weekend against the Ferris State Bulldogs. The Wildcats won on Friday night with the score of 9-2 and took the 8-3 win on Saturday as three different players on the...

PUCK DROP — The Wildcats will travel to Arizona this week to face off against the No.19 Sun Devils before heading home to play on the resized ice rink put in over the off season.

M Hockey: Wildcats, Ferris State face off in the Berry for final home weekend

Lily Gouin February 22, 2023

NMU Men’s Hockey traveled to Mendota Heights, Minnesota to face off against the Tommies of St. Thomas University. The weekend ended in a split with the Wildcats winning the game on Friday 3-0 then falling...

BALANCED — Guard Makaylee Kuhn drives to the basket. (NW File Photo  - Feb., 16, 2023)

W Basketball: ‘Cats taking huge strides in Coach Thousand’s first year

Chris Anderson February 17, 2023

Davenport gave the women's basketball team a lot of trouble in the first quarter of last Thursday's game that saw the ‘Cats fall behind 16-9, shooting just 4-16 from the field in the quarter. The rest...

AND ONE — Freshman Dylan Kuehl goes up and over the opponent for a bucket at home. The Cats will be back in the Berry this weekend for the final time this season.

M Basketball: ‘Cats take win over UW-Parkside, GLIAC tournament on horizon

Chris Anderson February 17, 2023

The Wildcats found success in a tough matchup with Davenport for another comfortable double-digit win over the Panthers. There were some rough plays during the first half that saw a few technical fouls...

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...

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...

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...

FROZEN - After a 9-1 win on Friday the Cats were unable to produce the same offensive results, with the Seawolves winning 3-1 on Saturday night.

Hockey: weekend rollercoaster at Berry Events Center

Chris Anderson October 26, 2022

NMU Men's Hockey was back home last weekend after coming off a tough weekend at No.12 Notre Dame where they dropped both matches to the Fighting Irish. NMU was set to face off against University of Alaska...

SAYING GOODBYE—Joseph Nardi and Ben Newhouse sharing the ice together back in November against Michigan Tech. The two senior captains careers are coming to an end soon. Photo courtesy of NMU Athletics.

Nardi and Newhouse: Hockey’s fifth-year senior captains cherish being a Wildcat

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor February 26, 2022

Both forward Joseph Nardi and defenseman Ben Newhouse had played their four years of college hockey, and could’ve moved on to try and play in the pro ranks. However, after coming up one game short of...

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