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The North Wind

Cultivating a young work ethic

Jackie Jahfetson September 5, 2019

Growing up with six older siblings on a 176-acre hillside farm in the Copper Country, my childhood consisted of running through wooded gullies, building forts out of dead branches racing my brothers’...

Wildcats catch victory, look for snow

Karly Ratzenberger December 6, 2012

The Nordic ski team followed the snow to Houghton, Mich. for their first race of the season. The ’Cats took top finishes in a classic race and on Saturday Dec 1, and a freestyle race on Sunday, Dec...

Nordic skiers prepare to hit the trails

Karly Ratzenberger November 29, 2012

The nordic ski team will be kicking off the season on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Wildcat Open, which will be held at Al Quaal recreation area in Ishpeming. The team has spent the offseason preparing...

’Cats cruise to fourth- place finish at conference

Jon Young October 25, 2012

The NMU women’s cross country team has been able to use depth to their advantage all season and it showed at the GLIAC Championships on Saturday, Oct. 20. The ’Cats top five runners all finished...

Wildcats bolt past U.P. rivals

Jon Young October 18, 2012

The NMU cross country team took advantage of their lone home race of the season on Friday, Oct. 12, taking first at the U.P. Championships. The ’Cats outpaced rival Michigan Tech and Finlandia, using...

’Cats aim to out run competition at home meet

Jon Young October 4, 2012

With a field of over 400 runners and 39 teams the Wildcat cross country squad, competed in the Maroon Division at the Roy Griak on Saturday, Sept. 29 in St. Paul, Minn. The ’Cats captured a ninth...

NMU runners blaze past the competition

Jon Young September 13, 2012

For the second week in a row the NMU women’s cross country team ran through their opponents on the way to a first place finish. In the first meet of the year the Wildcats dominated their Upper Peninsula...

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