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BOWING OUT—NMU sophomore guard Samantha Potter goes up for the contested layup over two Davenport defenders last season. The NMU Womens basketball team is going up against Lake State and Ferris State and hopes to improve both defense and offensive strategies.

W Basketball: ‘Cats looking forward, tough road trip ahead

Chris Anderson January 26, 2023

The Wildcats suffered back-to-back losses last week against Michigan Tech and Grand Valley, the top two teams in the GLIAC. The Wildcats were able to build a 7-point lead early against the nationally ranked...

FIERCE RIVALRY — NMU and Tech go head to head on the court last weekend. Next, they go up against the top four teams in the GLIAC, including Ferris State on the road.

M Basketball: Wildcats on the road, face tough test ahead

Chris Anderson January 26, 2023

The Wildcats faced an eight-game win streak riding into last Thursday, when they faced a Grand Valley State team that is lower than normal in the standings this year. The ‘Cats were out played by the...

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...

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...

BOUNCE BACK - After 2 tough losses at Minnesota Duluth and St. Cloud St. the Cats look to get back on track as they head south for the start of conference play.

W Basketball: NMU heads south to start GLIAC conference play

Lily Gouin December 2, 2022

This past weekend the NMU Women’s basketball team took on Duluth, Minnesota and St. Cloud State at home. Unfortunately, the Wildcat’s lost both games falling to Duluth 37-50 and 51-55 in a nail biter...

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...

SHUTOUT - The Cats earned their first shutout in two and a half years against the Beavers last Friday night. They head to Mankato this weekend to face off against Minnesota St.-Mankato.

Hockey: NMU looks to break Mankato’s 26-game home win streak

Chris Anderson November 17, 2022

NMU hosted Bemidji State this past weekend and the men's hockey team came away with another split, putting them at 8-6 overall on the season. The first matchup was a defensive battle for the majority...

HEADING INTO GLIAC PLAY—NMU mens forward John Kerr hammers down a dunk during the Wildcats exhibition win over Bay College on Oct. 28, 2021.

Max Bjorklund picked preseason GLIAC Player of the Year as 2022-23 season kicks off

Chris Anderson November 14, 2022

Last season was a great one for men's basketball as they ended the season on a 9-game win streak that took them all the way to the GLIAC championship game against Davenport University. Unfortunately, they...

ADVANCE — NMU won the semifinals of the GLIAC tournament 2-0. They ended up losing in the championship round against GVST 2-1. The compete for the first time since 2010 in the NCAA tournament today, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.

Women’s Soccer: NMU headed to the NCAA tournament for first time since 2010

Chris Anderson, Sports Editor November 10, 2022

Women's soccer had a terrific year as they finished off the regular season 11-2-5, shutting out opponents eight times and allowing only 12 goals against them for the season. NMU shut out its first two...

HONORED — The ’Cats will be honoring their group of seniors this weekend at home. Lizzy Stark, Ali Yacko and Maddie Crowley have been with Coach Mike Lozier since he started at NMU.

NMU Volleyball back home to wrap up regular season, honor seniors

Chris Anderson November 7, 2022

The women's volleyball team will finally be back home to honor their seniors after being on the road 11 of the last 13 matches. They have fared well with a 9-5 record over that span, being swept only once...

UP NEXT — NMU will be facing another top 25 opponent this weekend Nov. 5 and will be looking to steal a win against the SVST Cardinals for Senior Day. NMU will be honoring 15 players on Saturday.

Football: NMU, SVST face off for Senior Day

Chris Anderson November 4, 2022

The second half of the season has proven to be a major challenge for NMU's men's football team as they have now lost the last four games. The past four weeks NMU has faced off against three teams that...

PREPERATION - NMU will be facing defending champ Ferris St. this weekend in the dome. The offence will look to get back on track after scoring 10 total points over the last 2 weeks.

NMU Football falls to No.1 Grand Valley State 56-3

Lily Gouin, Assistant Sports Editor October 31, 2022

“I feel you have to go to a place where you feel like you're fighting a Death Star,” Head Coach Kyle Nystrom said about playing football on Oct. 22 against Grand Valley State University. "You've got...

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