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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

It has been a historic season for many reasons for the NMU Lacrosse team, and they look to stay unbeaten in GLIAC play this season (4-0) when they host 3-0 Grand Valley State University this weekend.  This...

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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