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WELL RESTED - The Cats will have a week off before heading to Minneapolis to face off against the Auggies.

W Lacrosse: Wildcats take 1-1 split in conference play, Augsburg U. next

Chris Anderson April 6, 2023

The Wildcats traveled to lower Michigan last weekend as they resumed conference play against Grand Valley State. NMU showed some signs of improvement against one of the top teams in the region but ultimately...

HEARTBREAKER - The Cats lost to Davenport 27-24 in overtime. This is the second game lost in OT this season for the Cats.

Football: Wildcats hope to bounce back against U.P. rival MTU

Chris Anderson October 13, 2022

After NMU Football finally built on the momentum they had created, putting together a three-game win streak, the Cats lost a 24-27 heartbreaker in overtime against No. 6 Davenport. The Wildcats put together...

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...

WINNING WITH OFFENSE—NMU guard Nick Wagner drives to the basket being guarded by Jarrin Randall in the Wildcats 91-79 win over Davenport. Northern has now won four of its last five games since the beginning of the new year. Travis Nelson/NW

Five Wildcats score in double figures in men’s basketball win over Davenport

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor January 22, 2022

Shots were falling inside of the Berry Events Center at a rapid rate on Thursday evening, with the Northern Michigan University men’s basketball team’s balanced attack leading to a 91-79 win over Davenport. Since...

WINNER, WINNER—NMU wide receiver Wyatt Davis lines up on the outside during Saturdays 20-14 win over Davenport. NMU is now 2-1, and will begin conference play next weekend. Travis Nelson/NW

Wildcat Football cleans up execution to defeat Davenport

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor September 21, 2021

The NMU Football team rebounded after last week’s disappointing result with a 20-14 victory over GLIAC foe Davenport on Saturday afternoon.  The three-headed offensive trio of quarterback Drake Davis,...

FINISHING STRONG—Sophomore midfielder Jessica Daniels looks to score against Concordia St. Paul inside of the Superior Dome earlier this season. The Wildcats will on the road this weekend when they face Davenport at DU Turf Field on Friday, April 23 and Sunday, April 25. Photo courtesy of NMU Athletics

Lacrosse closes out regular season with trip to Davenport

Travis Nelson April 20, 2021
As the regular season comes to a close, the Wildcats will face Davenport University for the opportunity to earn the second seed in the GLIAC Tournament.
HOME SWEEP HOME—NMU junior guard Max Bjorklund looks to pass during the Wildcats 66-54 win over Davenport. Northern won both games in the home series. Travis Nelson/NW

Men’s Basketball sweeps Davenport with 66-54 win

Travis Nelson February 22, 2021
The NMU Men's Basketball team got back on track with a sweep of Davenport this past weekend. The Wildcats won 66-54 in the second game of the doubleheader.

Wildcats battle, fall in home opener

Jon Young November 15, 2012

The NMU women’s basketball team got back to the hardwood as they kicked off their 2012-13 season with a 77-67 loss to Davenport University on Saturday, Nov. 10 at home. The ’Cats fell behind...

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