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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...

BRING ON THE TIMBERWOLVES—NMU guard Makaylee Kuhn drives to the rim during the womens tight home loss to Ferris State on Thursday, Dec. 8. Both Wildcat squads look to get back on track in GLIAC play against Northwood on Saturday. Travis Nelson/NW

Both basketball teams enter crucial GLIAC contest with Northwood

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor January 28, 2022

Both of the NMU men’s and women’s basketball teams are looking to back on the winning side of things this weekend with a conference match-up against Northwood on Saturday. Facing Grand Valley State...

RIVALS GOING AT IT—NMU forward Joseph Nardi fights for the faceoff with Michigan Techs Arvid Caderoth during Saturday nights game. The Wildcats lost 5-2, but earned the series split with a win on Friday. Travis Nelson/NW.

Hockey misses opportunity to sweep Michigan Tech in home loss

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor November 16, 2021

The Northern Michigan University hockey team looked to sweep arch-rival Michigan Tech for the first time since the 2018-19 season, but couldn’t do so in a 5-2 loss at the Berry Events Center on Saturday...

A GREAT HONOR—The current NMU team meets with the six former members of the 1991 national championship team who attended during the first intermission on Saturday night. NMU defeated Boston University 6-2. Travis Nelson/NW

Hockey honors 1991 title team with scoring display

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor November 10, 2021

The 1990-91 Northern Michigan University hockey team won the national title with a 8-7 triple overtime win against Boston University on March 30, 1991. The 2021-22 NMU Wildcats welcomed BU for a weekend...

KNOCKING OFF THE RUST—NMU guard Makaylee Kuhn goes up for a contested shot during Thursdays dominating 101-29 over Bay College. The men also picked up a win over the Norse, and both teams begin the regular season in a couple of weeks. Travis Nelson/NW

Wildcat basketball coasts past Bay College in scrimmage match-ups

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor November 3, 2021

The Northern Michigan University men’s and women’s basketball teams took the court at the Berry Events Center in front of a home crowd for the first time in 609 days in scrimmage wins over Bay College...

SWEPT AT HOME—NMU forward Vincent de Meys shot sails wide left of the net during Saturdays 4-3 loss to Bemidji State. The Beavers also won Fridays match-up 5-4, sweeping the Wildcats in the process. Travis Nelson/NW

Wildcats’ hockey swept in CCHA series by #19 Bemidji State

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor October 26, 2021

It was a high-scoring series between the Northern Michigan University hockey team (2-3, 2-2 CCHA) and the visiting #19 Bemidji State Beavers (3-3, 2-0 CCHA) that saw BSU pick up two road victories including...

LUCK OF THE IRISH—NMU forward Connor Marritt and defenseman Trevor Cosgrove collide with Notre Dame forward Grant Silianoff in the first period of Saturday nights game. The Cats came up short 5-2 against the Fighting Irish, and didnt get good bounces throughout the game. Travis Nelson/NW

‘Cats hockey doesn’t get right bounces in 5-2 loss to No. 17 Notre Dame

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor October 19, 2021

When a team loses by three goals in a game, there are plenty of mixed reactions for a coach to have afterwards. In the aftermath of the Northern Michigan University hockey team’s 5-2 non-conference home...

BACK IN A JAM-PACKED BEC—The NMU Hockey team celebrates a victory over Ferris State at home on January 30, 2021. That game was in front of barely any spectators, but the Berry Events Center will be full for the season opening series against St. Thomas this weekend. Travis Nelson/NW

‘Cats hockey prepares to host St. Thomas in front of expected large home crowd

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor October 8, 2021

The Northern Michigan University hockey team begins its 2021-22 slate with some solid momentum after last year’s WCHA runner-up run. Now in the re-established CCHA’s first year back, the Wildcats will...

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