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GOING DARK — The NMU eSports lab in the basement of Harden Hall may be permanently shut down. The team was told they had to shut down operations on Thursday due to lack of financial revenue.

Athletic administration terminates eSports team

In 2020, NMU opened its eSports lab in the basement of Harden Hall outfitted with 30 gaming PCs and monitors, 13 Nintendo Switches and other gaming accessories. The goal was to create a thriving eSports...

WRAPPING UP THE WEEKEND—The NMU football team celebrates on the sidelines in the fourth quarter of its game against Wayne State on Saturday, Oct. 2. However, the Cats football team fell on the road to Davenport 18-13 to drop to 1-1 in conference play. Travis Nelson/NW

Weekend recap: women’s soccer dominates, football falls to Davenport

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor October 13, 2021

It was an up and down weekend as a whole for NMU Athletics, with teams coming up big and falling short. The women’s soccer team went undefeated with two impressive wins over UW-Parkside and Purdue Northwest...

TRUSTING THE PROCESS—Its a process for NMU student-athletes to be tested for COVID-19 in order to participate in practice because no athletic teams are currently in competition. However, once competition begins, athletes are needed to be tested three times per week.Travis Nelson/NW

COVID-19 testing process for NMU student-athletes well underway despite competition delay

Travis Nelson October 27, 2020

Even though NMU athletics are delayed due to both the GLIAC and WCHA pushing back the start of their seasons, student-athletes are still getting tested for COVID-19 weekly. Following NCAA and emerging...

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