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Power 50: The full body workout in under an hour

Power 50: The full body workout in under an hour

Nathan Kwapisz March 24, 2023

Power 50 is a group fitness class provided by Northern Michigan University. The 50 minute fitness class is led by instructor Lynne Mestnik and is a weightlifting class focused on getting a full-body workout...

BITTER SWEET - The Wildcats were able to go on a run for a chance at the Mason Cup but fell short against Mankato. The Cats end their season 21-17.

M Hockey: Wildcats drop Mason Cup Final to Mankato, 3-2 OT

Chris Anderson March 24, 2023

The Wildcats season has come to an end after a heartbreaking loss in overtime to the Minnesota State Mavericks. NMU was able to build a two-goal lead midway through the third period but two late goals...

GET ACTIVE - Two intramural volleyball players face off at the net. NMUs Club Volleyball is open to all students and encourages a friendly and active environment where you can meet new friends.

The friendly game of intramural volleyball

Nathan Kwapisz and Abbey Lamb March 23, 2023

Volleyball is one of the many intramural sports that Northern Michigan University offers, providing a great community of individuals who are looking for a relaxed environment to enjoy the sport. In addition...

GAME TIME - Ethan Vadnais and Edward Shifflett officiate the tournament going on in the NMU gaming room.

Esports builds connections within NMU gaming community

Nathan Kwapisz March 21, 2023

Esports can start from early connections to video games in childhood and blossom into a full-blown club or varsity sport in college. Esports allows players an escape and to make whatever Esports is to...

SPLIT - The Cats came away with a 2-2 split over the 8-game road trip. NMU will be back home this Friday March 17th at 5pm.

W Lacrosse: NMU back home, face off with rival Concordia-St. Paul

Lily Gouin March 20, 2023

The Women’s Lacrosse team has returned home after traveling for eight days, playing four different teams along the way. The road trip ended up in a split for the Wildcats with two wins and two losses....

GREAT RUN - The Wildcats end their season with a loss to McKendree in the second round of the NCAA tournament 83-93. Senior guard Max Bjorklund (4) averaged 34 points per game in the tournament for his final season at NMU.

M Basketball: NMU ends season 25-8, captures first GLIAC Championship in 23 years

Chris Anderson March 17, 2023

NMU Men’s Basketball won their first GLIAC championship in 23 years with a double-digit win over U.P. rival Michigan Tech, earning the automatic bid into the NCAA tournament. Senior Max Bjorklund averaged...

SHUTOUT - NMU won the second round of the Mason Cup over the Huskies 4-0. Beni Halasz posted 44 saves in the win.

M Hockey: NMU, Mankato face off in Mason Cup Finals

Chris Anderson March 17, 2023

After a two-game sweep of the Bemidji State Beavers in the first round of the Mason Cup playoffs, freshman goalie Beni Halasz posted a 44 save shutout in the semi-final round against rival Michigan Tech. “What...

HOT START - After two great performances at home the success continued on the road with a 15-8 win of Lewis University. The Cats next home game will be March 17th against Concordia-St. Paul in the Superior Dome.

Lacrosse: NMU starts season 3-0, on the road at Quincy next

Lily Gouin March 4, 2023

NMU Women’s Lacrosse came away with three big wins to kick their season off with a bang. The Wildcats won 16-13 over Missouri Western State last weekend. Following the tough win, the Wildcats took both...

DUNK - Freshman Dylan Kuehl had 19 points and 10 rebounds in the win over Saginaw Valley in the first round of the GLIAC tournament.

M Basketball: NMU advances past SVST to face Ferris State next

Chris Anderson March 3, 2023

Last week NMU traveled north to Houghton to face off against longtime rival Michigan Tech to wrap up the end of the season. The ‘Cats came away with a 65-57 win against them for the second time this...

NEXT TIME - NMU fell short to SVST in the first round of the GLIAC tournament. The Cats were 1-2 against the Cardinals this season.

W Basketball: ‘Cats fall short to Saginaw Valley, end season 15-13

Lily Gouin March 3, 2023

The Women Wildcats traveled up to Houghton last Saturday to face off against their U.P. rival Michigan Tech falling short, 68-80. This loss rounded out the regular reason for the Wildcats who finished...

GET ACTIVE - NMU intramural basketball is a place where you can grow as a person and a team as you connect with others on campus for a great experience.

Excitement builds around intramural basketball as season kicks off

Nathan Kwapisz March 1, 2023

Intramural basketball is in its second week of the regular season. Teams are excited to grow together as the season progresses and players are excited to create new memories and relive some old ones with...

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...

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