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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...

TECH OVERPOWERS CATS—NMU forward Connor Marritt shoots a shot for the Wildcats during the 8-1 loss to Michigan Tech on Tuesday. The Cats have four regular season games left to make ground in CCHA standings. Travis Nelson/NW

Shorthanded hockey whitewashed by #14 Michigan Tech

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor February 11, 2022

The Northern Michigan University hockey team was behind the 8-ball missing players to injury, including the Wildcats’ two Hobey Baker nominees and top two goalies, and #14 Michigan Tech made them pay...

RIVALS GOING AT IT—NMU forward Joseph Nardi fights for the faceoff with Michigan Techs Arvid Caderoth during Saturday nights game. The Wildcats lost 5-2, but earned the series split with a win on Friday. Travis Nelson/NW.

Hockey misses opportunity to sweep Michigan Tech in home loss

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor November 16, 2021

The Northern Michigan University hockey team looked to sweep arch-rival Michigan Tech for the first time since the 2018-19 season, but couldn’t do so in a 5-2 loss at the Berry Events Center on Saturday...

TRYING TO BEAT YOUR RIVAL—The NMU volleyball team celebrates a point against Ferris State on Friday, Sept. 17.  The newest edition of the U.P.s biggest rivalry between NMU and MTU will commence on Saturday inside of Vandament Arena. Photo courtesy of NMU Athletics.

Volleyball hosts Michigan Tech in anticipated rivalry rematch

Dallas Wiertella, Staff Writer October 28, 2021

The Northern Michigan University volleyball team is coming in hot into a rematch against the Michigan Tech Huskies at home this Saturday at 4 p.m. inside of Vandament Arena. Rolling with a three-match...

TOUGH BLOW—NMU quarterback Drake Davis drops back to pass during Saturdays 21-14 loss to Michigan Tech. The Wildcats have now lost 11 straight meetings against the Huskies dating back to 2010. Photo courtesy of NMU Athletics.

Wildcats’ football loses 11th straight Miner’s Cup in heartbreaker to Michigan Tech

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor October 18, 2021

It seems whenever Northern Michigan and Michigan Tech lock horns on the football field, the Wildcats find a new way to fall short. The same can be said for this year’s edition of the U.P. rivalry, as...

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