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RECEPTION - NMU receiving core practices their route running. 8 different Wildcats caught passes from QB Z. Keen against Wayne State in the 37-30 win.

Football: NMU, Davenport rematch in the Dome

Chris Anderson October 7, 2022

The Wildcat offense showed up last weekend against Wayne State as they were able to put up 443 yards along with zero turnovers in the 37-30 win. NMU quarterback Zack Keen was 23 of 29 with 297 yards and...

PAST VICTORIES - The NMU Mens Soccer team celebrates after scoring a goal in a game last fall. The Wildcats lost to Saginaw Valley last Friday, but Coach Fatovic is confident in the teams potential.

Men’s soccer falls to Saginaw, continues to push through midseason gauntlet

Nathan Kwapisz, Sports Writer September 30, 2022

NMU Men's Soccer fell 0-1 to Saginaw Valley on Sept. 23 as Saginaw was able to score a goal in the final minute to take the win. Coach Alex Fatovic plans to make corrections to find more success as they...

INTERCEPTED - CB Tavion McCarthy celebrates with a teammate after he intercepted Post University QB Broghean McGovern in the second quarter.  NMU beat Post in their homecoming game with a score of 42-12.

NMU Football shows up for homecoming, destroying Post University 42-14

Chris Anderson, Sports Editor September 24, 2022

After coming off of a loss to Davenport last weekend, the Wildcats football team put together a complete game in order to beat Post University 42-14. NMU cornerback Tavion McCarthy set the tone early in...

CLUB TEAM — Northstars crowd to the ball to make the tackle during the game against Eau Claire.

Women’s rugby comes out the chute for their first game

Nathan Kwapisz, Sports Writer September 23, 2022

Coach Tina Nesberg is proud of her players for what they did on Sept. 17.  “It was probably the best competition, or some of the best competition, they’ll face all year. So, it's good to come out...

Men’s soccer moves forward to the midseason

Men’s soccer moves forward to the midseason

Nathan Kwapisz, Sports Writer September 16, 2022

Men’s soccer has started their season out with a 3-2-1 start. Coach Alex Fatovic hopes to maintain this intensity from last weekend's shutout win against St. Cloud State and comeback win from Upper Iowa.  “We're...

REDZONE - Wildcats quarterback #8 Drake Davis throws to his tight end #12 Charlie Gerhard as NMU gets it into the redzone. The wild cats went 1-2 in the red zone and won the game 13-10.

Morrison’s late 4th quarter interception helps seal the 13-10 win over UW-Oshkosh

Chris Anderson, Sports Editor September 16, 2022

After a tough 31-24 overtime loss in the home opener against Mckendree University (1-1, 0-0 GLVC) the Wildcats Football team (1-1, 0-0 GLIAC) bounced back this past weekend at home against UW-Oshkosh (1-1,...

NMU DOMINATES - GLIAC Offensive Player of the Week Meghan Meyer gets match point as the third set 25-23 to sweep the second GLIAC opponent of the weekend 3-0. Jacqueline Smith, Lizzy Stark and Meyer each recorded double digit points in the 3-set match.

Wildcats sweep Grand Valley, Davenport over the weekend

Chris Anderson, Sports Editor September 14, 2022

The Wildcats (9-1, 2-0 GLIAC) started Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play this weekend as they faced Grand Valley State (7-3, 1-1 GLIAC) on Friday, Sep. 9 and Davenport University (8-3,...

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COVID-19 isolation protocols clarification, new Pfizer booster

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 14, 2022

Interim President Kerri Schuiling sent out a campus-wide email on Wednesday morning addressing NMU's COVID-19 protocols and what happens if you test positive for COVID-19. According to Schuiling, per...

PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH - The first in a series of presidential search forums will be held in the Founders Room located in the Northern Center. The forums will give students, staff and faculty a chance to actively participate in the selection of NMUs next president.

Presidential finalists to visit campus, presidential search forum on Friday

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor September 13, 2022

NMU's presidential search committee sent out a campus-wide email on Monday, Sept. 12 regarding the ongoing presidential search. The email included additional information for students interested in participating...

EARTH WEEK CELEBRATION—The Conservation Crew poses for a group picture. NMUCC continues to prioritizing outdoor sustainability. Photo courtesy of Conservation Crew.

Conservation Crew co-leaders promote Earth Day, their group

Madoline Plattenberg, Assistant Sports Editor April 27, 2022

As the semester winds down students at NMU can participate in Earth week events hosted by Conservation Crew and other sustainability organizations on and off-campus such as EcoReps, Divest NMU, NMU Animal...

TIME TO PLAY THE GAME—Marquettes newest gaming store, Iron Golem Games, holds new opportunities for gamers to come and enjoy. Dallas Wiertella/NW

Iron Golem Games presents area’s newest gaming hub

Dallas Wiertella, Staff Writer April 22, 2022

A new game store, Iron Golem Games, offers a wide variety of services that extends beyond just selling products to both experienced hobbyist and casual table-top enthusiasts. Located at 328 W. Washington...

CLAWING TO THE FINISH—NMU midfielder #12 Madeline Bittell rifles a pass to a teammate during the Wildcats 13-10 loss to Concordia St Paul on Wednesday, April 13. NMU closes out the regular season this weekend against Davenport and Grand Valley State. Travis Nelson/NW

Lacrosse plays for GLIAC seeding in final regular season weekend

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor April 22, 2022

The Northern Michigan University lacrosse team wraps up its regular season this weekend on the road to take on Davenport and #8 Grand Valley State with clear GLIAC Tournament implications. The Wildcats...

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