The Student News Site of Northern Michigan University

The North Wind

The North Wind

The North Wind

BALANCED — Guard Makaylee Kuhn drives to the basket. (NW File Photo  - Feb., 16, 2023)

Women’s Basketball sets up for Nationals run

Lily Gouin March 18, 2024

NMU was ranked number three in the GLIAC conference tournament advancing all the way to the championship game ultimately falling short to Grand Valley in the end.  Before the loss, the team hosted...

SWOOSH — Wildcats had an impressive win over the Huskies while junior Ana Rhude ties program record.

Women’s basketball defeats rival Huskies as the regular season nears its end

Chloe Everson February 22, 2024

The Northern Michigan women’s basketball team returned home after a weekend rivalry game in Houghton against the Michigan Tech Huskies on Saturday, Feb. 17. The Wildcats increased their overall record...

PLAY4KAY — The Cats head to Houghton to face off against the Michigan Tech Huskies and raise money for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.

Women’s basketball sets up to play Michigan Tech after back-to-back wins

Lily Gouin February 16, 2024

The NMU women's basketball team swept up the weekend at home while hosting Parkside and Purdue Northwest. All three teams are unranked this week in the polls. The 'Cats took down Parkside 71-60 and Purdue...

SMASHING RECORDS — Masters student Makaylee Kuhn breaks the all-time scoring record for the program.

W Basketball: ‘Cats splits weekends, Makaylee Kuhn shines in historic win against LSSU

Caden Sierra January 18, 2024

The NMU women's basketball team played a pair of games at home over the weekend, the first seeing a historic victory against Lake Superior State on Thursday, followed by a challenging battle against the...

LSU WINS - LSU won the Women’s NCAA Championship against Iowa 102-85. LSU star Angel Reese had 15 points and 10 rebounds in the routing of Iowa. Hawkeye’s star guard Caitlin Clark had 30 points and eight assists in the loss.

Opinion — Women’s NCAA Championship viewership up from 2022

Chris Anderson April 10, 2023

This year's Women’s D1 NCAA basketball tournament was one for the record books, with a record 9.9 million viewers on average tuning in for the championship game, peaking at 12.6 million viewers. That...

BALANCED — Guard Makaylee Kuhn drives to the basket. (NW File Photo  - Feb., 16, 2023)

W Basketball: ‘Cats taking huge strides in Coach Thousand’s first year

Chris Anderson February 17, 2023

Davenport gave the women's basketball team a lot of trouble in the first quarter of last Thursday's game that saw the ‘Cats fall behind 16-9, shooting just 4-16 from the field in the quarter. The rest...

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...

Season finishes with a soft thud

Season finishes with a soft thud

Levi Erkkila March 15, 2018

The Northern Michigan Women’s Basketball team traveled to Allendale Wednesday, Feb. 28 to take on the Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Lakers in the GLIAC quarterfinals. The Wildcats lost the game...

Junior guard Tess Weatherly stands tall against GVSU’s Jenn Deboer. NMU was able to stop the Lakers in the first half, but had trouble scoring in the final 20 minutes.
Photo by: Lindsey Eaton

Wildcats show inconsistency at home

Levi Erkkila February 8, 2018

The Northern Michigan Women’s Basketball team hosted Purdue Northwest (PNW) and Grand Valley State University (GVSU) this past weekend, with the Wildcats winning Thursday 63-55 against Purdue, then losing...

Marquette, Michigan native Amber Huebner fights for positioning against a Grand Valley State player in an ear- lier home game. She’ll help to spark a Wildcat win streak as the season starts winding down.
Photo by: Lindsey Eatib

Wildcats finish their roadtrip with tough loss

Nate Bellville February 1, 2018

The season’s second chapter of the Northern Michigan Women’s Basketball team’s rivalry matchup with Michigan Tech University saw the Wildcats put up a good bid for an upset, but came up short as...

NMU Women split weekend games

Ryan Spitza January 25, 2018

The NMU Women’s Basketball team fell to Wayne State last weekend 64-50 before defeating Davenport 67-55 to split last weekend of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) matchups. The...

Wildcats split road games

Wildcats split road games

Nate Bellville January 18, 2018

As students return to campus for the winter semester, the Northern Michigan Women’s Basketball team began their five conference road game stretch with a 79-63 win over the Lake Superior State University...

Load More Stories