NMU Sports

NMU women golfers in second after Day 2 at GLIACs

By Journal Sports Staff NASHPORT, Ohio — The Northern Michigan University women’s golf team continued its strong performance from Friday again on Saturday at the GLIAC Championships. After finishing first on Day 1, the Wildcats dropped into second place on Day 2 after earning a score ...

NMU women golfers lead GLIAC Championships

By Journal Sports Staff NASHPORT, Ohio — The Northern Michigan University women’s golf team got off to a fantastic start Friday at the GLIAC Championships. After Day 1 of the competition, the Wildcats are in first place out of 11 teams with 309 points and senior Haley Hewer is in ...

Burmeister shines for NMU track

LEWISBURG, Pa. — There was a lot of tough competition at the Bison Outdoor Classic Saturday afternoon, but Northern Michigan University senior Kameron Burmeister definitely rose to the occasion. In an event packed with Division I competitors, the Menominee native finished fifth out of 38 ...

An atypical defenseman

MARQUETTE — The city of Duluth, Minnesota may still be partying after its hometown school took home the national championship last weekend at the Frozen Four, but the city has an additional reason to keep celebrating. Homegrown star, and Northern Michigan University defenseman, Phil Beaulieu ...

NMU runners take home three individual titles

By Journal Sports Staff ROCHESTER — After picking up seven individual victories at the Spartan Invite last week, the Northern Michigan University women’s track and field team put forth another strong performance Friday at the Golden Grizzly meet, hosted by Oakland University. The ...

Party in the Dome

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — It may have been cold and gloomy outside but it was Hawaiian night inside the Superior Dome on Friday night. The theme full of Hawaiian shirts, Hawaiian leis and even free Hawaiian punch gave Northern Michigan University lacrosse fans a ...

Death toll rises to 16 in crash of Canadian hockey team bus

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan (AP) — The death toll in a bus crash involving a junior hockey team rose to 16 on Wednesday as a woman who worked as a trainer for the team died. The family of Dayna Brons said the 25-year-old died in a Saskatoon hospital from injuries sustained in last week’s ...

Humboldt residents shocked by wrong ID in bus crash fatality

HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — Families and friends already stunned by the deaths of 15 players and team personnel for Humboldt’s youth hockey club got a new shock Monday when authorities announced that one of the dead had been misidentified. The Ministry of Justice for Saskatchewan ...

Small town grieves for Canadian youth hockey bus crash victims

HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan — This shattered town mourned its revered local youth hockey team, trying to come to grips with a devastating highway accident that killed 15 players and team personnel and injured the other 14 people on their bus. People filed into the team’s home arena Sunday ...