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GET FIT - Pilates is a great class for both new and experienced people to get into shape and have a great time.

Pilates provides unique exercise experience

Nathan Kwapisz January 31, 2023

“I am new to Pilates,” Josie Hodges said. “I learned that Pilates is more abs, core and balance, it really engages your muscles rather than using your momentum.” Hodges, a public relations and...

BOUNCE BACK - After 2 tough losses at Minnesota Duluth and St. Cloud St. the Cats look to get back on track as they head south for the start of conference play.

W Basketball: NMU heads south to start GLIAC conference play

Lily Gouin December 2, 2022

This past weekend the NMU Women’s basketball team took on Duluth, Minnesota and St. Cloud State at home. Unfortunately, the Wildcat’s lost both games falling to Duluth 37-50 and 51-55 in a nail biter...

RIVAL - The Cats head to Sault Ste. Marie this weekend to face off against Lake Superior State.

Hockey: NMU, Alaska Fairbanks split weekend 1-1

Lily Gouin November 4, 2022

The men’s hockey team faced the University of Alaska Fairbanks this past weekend and came up with mixed results as the Cats’ sit at 5-5 on the season. The ‘Cats lost on Friday night 1-2 and won 3-2...

PREPERATION - NMU will be facing defending champ Ferris St. this weekend in the dome. The offence will look to get back on track after scoring 10 total points over the last 2 weeks.

NMU Football falls to No.1 Grand Valley State 56-3

Lily Gouin, Assistant Sports Editor October 31, 2022

“I feel you have to go to a place where you feel like you're fighting a Death Star,” Head Coach Kyle Nystrom said about playing football on Oct. 22 against Grand Valley State University. "You've got...

FROZEN - After a 9-1 win on Friday the Cats were unable to produce the same offensive results, with the Seawolves winning 3-1 on Saturday night.

Hockey: weekend rollercoaster at Berry Events Center

Chris Anderson October 26, 2022

NMU Men's Hockey was back home last weekend after coming off a tough weekend at No.12 Notre Dame where they dropped both matches to the Fighting Irish. NMU was set to face off against University of Alaska...

FRESH START — NMUs hockey team kicks off the season this weekend against Bowling Green.

NMU Hockey kicks off the season as they face Bowling Green at home

Chris Anderson, Sports Editor September 29, 2022

The NMU Men’s Hockey team was voted to finish second in the CCHA preseason polls as they look ahead to a promising season. The team will be led by Forward AJ Vanderbeck as he was voted to the All-CCHA...

GEARING UP - The womens soccer team prepares in the Dome this week as they face off against rival Michigan Tech on Friday.

After a tough road trip, women’s soccer looks ahead as they face off against Michigan Tech

Chris Anderson, Sports Editor September 29, 2022

The Wildcats went 0-1-1 over this past weekend as they faced off against seventh ranked Grand Valley State last Friday, Sept. 23. Justina L’Esperance was the lone Wildcat to score in the heartbreaking...

GETTING PHYSICAL - Things get heated at the Wildcats lose to Davenport 31-21.

NMU Football looks ahead to next week as they face off against Post University for homecoming

Chris Anderson, Sports Editor September 22, 2022

After a hard-fought win against UW-Oshkosh, the Wildcats football team traveled to Grand Rapids to face off against Davenport University. After an early first quarter touchdown pass from NMU quarterback...

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,...

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...

A FUN ENDING—NMU swimmers look ready for an event earlier in the season. Both teams had good seasons, and finished the year with a team scrimmage. Photo courtesy of NMU Athletics

Swim and Dive ends successful season with fun team scrimmage

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor April 20, 2022

The Northern Michigan University Swim and Dive Team faces plenty of pressure to perform at their best when it counts. However, after a successful season for both the men’s and women’s teams, the Wildcats...

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