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Athletic Department set to get new turf roll in Superior Dome

Athletic Department set to get new turf roll in Superior Dome

Emily Radke April 26, 2024

Northern Michigan University’s athletic teams will be playing on a newly installed turf roll this coming academic year. The current turf in the Superior Dome was installed at the time of the facility's...

ROAD TRIP - NMU started their seven-game road trip and are looking to bring the momentum they have built into conference play, resuming this weekend.

W Lacrosse: NMU bounces back against McKendree after two-game slide

Chris Anderson March 30, 2023

The women's lacrosse team was able to grind out a 13-11 home win over Concordia-St. Paul with junior Minnie Bittell scoring five goals for the ‘Cats. Concordia-St. Paul is largely considered NMU's biggest...

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....

GAMETIME — James Hagerman with his GoPro beside him recording while playing goalie for intramural soccer.

Intramural soccer kicks off new season

Nathan Kwapisz February 20, 2023

James Hagerman, a criminal justice major, was recruited by his dorm hall to play intramural soccer. He was excited to relive his elementary recess days by playing a friendly match of soccer with friends,...

SUPERIOR SOFTBALL—The Spring Swing Softball Invitational is back after two years away, and will feature 24 high school teams and a doubleheader on Sunday between the NMU and Lake Superior State club teams. Photo courtesy of North Wind Archives

Superior Dome showcases Spring Swing Softball Invitational

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor April 8, 2022

After a two-year absence, the Spring Swing Softball Invitational is coming back to the Superior Dome at Northern Michigan University this weekend. Spanning the U.P. and northern Wisconsin, 25 high school...

CARDIAC CATS—NMU quarterback Drake Davis pitches the ball while being tackled to wide receiver Tyquan Cox during Saturdays 28-24 loss to Grand Valley State. Travis Nelson/NW

Football’s upset bid comes up short against #8 Grand Valley State

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor October 26, 2021

Knocking off the eighth-ranked Grand Valley State Lakers (6-1, 3-1 GLIAC) was going to be a tall task for the Northern Michigan University football team (3-5, 1-3 GLIAC), but the Wildcats gave GVSU a run...

CHATTIN IT UP—NMU Womens Soccer senior midfielder Caroline Halonen controls the ball during the Wildcats 5-1 win over Minnesota-Duluth on Saturday. NMUs head coaches took the podium for their weekly press conference this past Tuesday. Photo courtesy of NMU Athletics.

What they said: what’s to come this weekend for NMU athletics

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor September 9, 2021

Week two of the NMU Athletics press conferences has come and gone for the Wildcat coaches, and the teams are heading into a second weekend of competition. Northern Football got its first victory in...

TRAINING CAMP TIME—Quarterback Drake Davis throws a screen pass to tight end Jake Witt at practice on Thursday, Aug. 19. The Wildcats are two weeks out from the season opener against McKendree in what promises to be an important year for the Cats. Travis Nelson/NW

“Critical” year underway for ‘Cats football

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor August 26, 2021

Heading into his fourth season as the head coach of NMU Football, Kyle Nystrom knows how important this year is for the Wildcats. After going 5-26 in his three years and an entire year off last year due...

Photo courtesy of NMU Athletics.

Lacrosse hosts Grand Valley State in series of unbeaten GLIAC foes

Travis Nelson April 16, 2021
The NMU Lacrosse team looks to stay unbeaten in GLIAC play this season (4-0) when they host 3-0 Grand Valley State University this weekend.

Season brings football back to NMU: Wildcats gear up for spring season with scrimmages at the Dome

Georgette Breen-Naylor March 28, 2013

The Wildcats football team is getting ready to start their spring season, which will consist of 15 practices during the last week of March and up until the third week of April. The ’Cats held the...

’Cats hit stride to start indoor season

William Burns January 31, 2013

The Northern Michigan University women’s track and field team is ready for another year as the team starts the new season with a new head coach. With former head coach Tom Barnes retiring at the...

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