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NMU women’s hoops: Despite travel delay, Wildcats cruise past Northwood

MIDLAND - Northern Michigan University kept Northwood from mounting any kind of comeback attempt in the second half and cruised to a 56-46 victory in women's basketball action on Saturday evening.The game was moved up five hours due to weather-related problems that closed the Mackinac Bridge ...

NMU men’s hoops: Victory slips through grasp of Wildcats

MIDLAND - Despite holding the lead for six straight minutes late in the game, victory slipped through Northern Michigan University's grasp in the final 30 seconds as Northwood posted a 68-67 victory in men's basketball action on Saturday evening.The lead changed hands for the 17th time when the ...

NMU hockey: Wildcats game plan falls apart in loss at Michigan Tech

MARQUETTE - The last thing Northern Michigan University head coach Walt Kyle wanted to get into Friday with Michigan Tech - or any team for that matter - was a scoring battle.According to Wildcats senior defenseman Wade Epp, the key to a Wildcats victory was shoring up the team's breakdowns in ...

NMU Olympic Training Site wrestlers take on Navy team Tuesday at Westwood

MARQUETTE - Wrestlers from the Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site will take on the All-Navy team in Greco-Roman and freestyle events at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Westwood High School gymnasium in Ishpeming.The event will serve as a fundraiser for OTS assistant wrestling coach Aghasi ...

NMU women’s hoops: Wildcats avenge home loss to Lake Superior State

SAULT STE. MARIE - The Northern Michigan University women's basketball team began its final weekend of regular-season travel with a 52-38 win over Lake Superior State in Sault Ste. Marie on Thursday.The Wildcats(17-7 overall, 14-6 in the GLIAC), who suffered an uncharacteristic home loss to the ...

NMU men’s hoops: Wildcats fall to league-leading Lakers

SAULT STE. MARIE - The Northern Michigan University men's basketball team fell to league-leading Lake Superior State, 76-61, on Thursday in Sault Ste Marie.The Lakers (25-3 overall, 17-3 in the GLIAC) and Wildcats (5-19, 4-16) sit at opposite ends of the GLIAC North Division standings, with ...

Iron River’s Baumgartner one and done in Sochi

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - Former Northern Michigan University football player Nick Baumgartner of Iron River failed to make it out of the first round of men's Olympic snowboardcross today.Baumgartner, competing in his second Olympics at age 32, finished fourth out of five riders in the first ...

NMU swimming and diving: Rachel Borchardt named GLIAC Freshman of the Year

MARQUETTE - Rachel Borchardt of Northern Michigan University has been named the GLIAC Women's Swimming and Diving Freshman of the Year following her performance at the conference championships last week."I'm really proud of Rachel and how she competed last week," Wildcat head coach Heidi Voigt ...

NMU swimming: Wildcats take third at GLIAC finals

GENEVA, Ohio - The Northern Michigan University women's swimming and diving team finished third as competition wrapped up Saturday at the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships.The Wildcats scored 576 points at the 10-team meet as Wayne State won with 959 and Grand Valley ...

NMU women’s hoops: Colla leads Wildcats to upset of Wayne State

MARQUETTE - It was a statement win for the Northern Michigan University women's basketball team Saturday in an 84-69 victory over No. 19-ranked Wayne State at the Berry Events Center in Marquette.This marks the Warriors' third loss in the GLIAC this season, who currently lead the league with a ...

NMU men’s basketball: Hall scores 18 in Wildcats’ win over Wayne State

MARQUETTE - Freshman guard Marcus Hall tossed in 18 points to lead the Northern Michigan University men's basketball team to a 74-66 GLIAC win over visiting Wayne State Saturday at the Berry Events Center in Marquette.Junior forward Chavis Mattison added 17 points and led NMU (5-17, 4-14 ...

NMU Nordic skiing: Bratrud wins classic title at NCAA Regional

HOUGHTON - Northern Michigan University's women's Nordic ski team won the classic race at the NCAA Regional Championships held in Houghton Saturday.Led by senior Rosie Frankowski, the Wildcat women totaled 63 points.Frankowski placed second with a time of 17:30. NMU sophomore Hannah Boyer was ...

NMU men’s hoops: Sall disappointed in Wildcats’ home loss to SVSU

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University head men's basketball coach Bill Sall was not pleased with his team's 61-50 GLIAC loss to visiting Saginaw Valley State on Thursday night."You know, over the course of the year, I thought we played pretty hard and competed pretty well and tonight, we ...

NMU hockey: Wildcats, Lakers battling for Cappo Cup, WCHA playoff spot

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University and Lake Superior State hockey teams aren't just battling for the Father Cappo Cup in a two-game WCHA series tonight and Saturday at the Berry Events Center in Marquette.With a single point separating the eighth-place Wildcats and ninth-place Lakers, ...

NMU hockey: Six named to All-WCHA Scholar-Athlete Team

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University is well represented on the WCHA Scholar-Athlete Team.Six Wildcats made the squad, announced Thursday by the league.They are Cohen Adair (F, So., Stratford, Ont./Computer Science); Jake Johnson (F, Sr., Duluth, Minn./Management); Ryan Kesti (F, Jr., Red ...

NMU swimming: Lawrence sets two school records at GLIAC meet

GENEVA, Ohio - Junior Debbi Lawrence was part of two team records set by Northern Michigan University at the GLIAC Championship women's swimming and diving meet held in Geneva, Ohio, on Thursday.The Wildcats are in third place at the 10-team meet with 296 points after two days of the four-day ...