NMU Sports

Looking for answers

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University men’s basketball team is looking for answers right now. After getting off to a great start this season, the Wildcats have now lost their fifth straight game, 86-66 to Lake Superior State Thursday night. The game was reasonably close during the ...

NMU women roar past Lakers in dominant victory

MARQUETTE — It’s rare that the outcome of a college basketball game is determined by halftime, but on Thursday night at the Berry Events Center, it was blatantly obvious how things would turn out. The Northern Michigan University women’s basketball team opened up the game on a 10-0 run ...

Westwood captures county wrestling title

ISHPEMING — Westwood captured the Marquette County Wrestling Meet for high school teams on Wednesday evening on its home mats. Seeded No. 1, the Patriots defeated Ishpeming in the semifinals 70-6 before dispatching Marquette 51-24 in the championship match. In the other semi, the No. 2 ...

Ketterson leads NMU men, women skiers at US Nationals

By Journal Sports Staff CRAFTSBURY, Vt. — The Northern Michigan University men’s and women’s Nordic ski teams won the six-day U.S. Nationals on Tuesday, combining to score 709 points. NMU was the No. 1 team among collegiate men’s teams and the third for collegiate ...

WCHA honors pair of Northern Michigan University Wildcats’ hockey players

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — To say that Northern Michigan University goaltender Atte Tolvanen and defenseman Phil Beaulieu looked impressive last weekend might be a bit of an understatement. Tolvanen stonewalled Alaska-Fairbanks on Friday night, leading the Wildcats to a 4-0 win over the Nanooks ...

Putting on a show up north

FAIRBANKS, Alaska — On Saturday night, in the heart of the Last Frontier, Northern Michigan University defenseman Phil Beaulieu put on a show. With the Wildcats trailing 1-0 in the third period, Beaulieu scored three straight power play goals in the span of three minutes to lift NMU to a ...

Johnson’s 30 points not enough as NMU men drop fourth straight

By Journal Sports Staff ASHLAND, Ohio — The Northern Michigan University men’s basketball team went into the holiday break on a low note with back-to-back losses and that streak has now extended into the new year. The Wildcats’ skid hit four games Saturday as their upset bid fell ...

No. 8 Ashland hands NMU women their first GLIAC loss

By Journal Sports Staff ASHLAND, Ohio — The Northern Michigan University women’s basketball team had a tough task on its hands Saturday afternoon as the Wildcats faced No. 8 Ashland, who was the NCAA runner-up last season. Even though they held the Eagles to their second-lowest point ...

Tolvanen ties school record

By Journal Sports Staff FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Northern Michigan University goaltender Atte Tolvanen continued to climb the school record books Friday night as he tied the career shutout mark in the Wildcats’ 4-0 win over Alaska. Heading into Saturday night’s game, Tolvanen had 12 ...

NMU running back Mayon picks up another award

By Journal Sports Staff BROOKFIELD, Ill. — Running back Jake Mayon’s football career at Northern Michigan University is over, but he continues to rake in awards. On Friday, Mayon was named to the Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-Super Region Three First Team Offense squad. Mayon ...

Northern Michigan University Wildcats’ basketball teams hit road this week

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University men’s and women’s basketball team return to GLIAC action on the road today and Saturday. The Wildcats travel to Detroit today with the women facing Wayne State at 5:30 p.m. and men at 7:30 p.m. They continue their travels south, going to Ohio ...