NMU Sports

Mayer wins Golden Gloves title

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - Former United States Olympic Education Center female boxer Mikaela Mayer won her fourth-straight Women's National Golden Gloves title this past weekend in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.Mayer, who recently moved back to Marquette to train under former USOEC boxing coach Al ...

Former NMU lineman signed by Colts

MARQUETTE - The Indianapolis Colts announced the signing of former Northern Michigan University offensive guard Chad Anderson on Tuesday to a free agent deal. The 6-foot-3, 321-pound native of Sault Ste. Marie, had been playing for the LA Kiss of the Arena Football League.Anderson, who just ...

Krause named preseason All-American

MARQUETTE - Nick Krause turned in a solid season at linebacker in 2013 for the Northern Michigan University football team.That effort has not gone unnoticed as the senior from Gillett, Wisconsin, has been named a Preseason All-American Third Team selection by USA College Football.Krause racked ...

NMU swimmers saluted

MARQUETTE - Senior Tara Dowling of Marquette is one of four members of the Northern Michigan University women's swimming and diving team to be named to the First Team Scholar All-America squad by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America.NMU sophomore Rachel Borchardt, as well as ...

Joe Shawhan leaves NMU coaching staff for job at Tech

HOUGHTON - The Michigan Tech hockey staff is now complete.Meanwhile, Northern Michigan and head coach Walt Kyle are looking for a new assistant coach.The Huskies announced the hiring of assistant coach Joe Shawhan on Monday, to take the place of the departed Damon Whitten, who left for the head ...

NMU swimmers saluted

MARQUETTE - Members of the Northern Michigan University women's swimming and diving team are more than just athletes. They're scholars, too.The Wildcats have been named a Scholar All-America team by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America after posting a grade point average of ...

NMU boys basketball camps set

MARQUETTE - Registration is open for Northern Michigan University men's basketball Individual Skills Camp for boys in grades 3-12 to be held at the PEIF practice gyms from July 21-24.Boys in grades 3-5 go from 9 a.m.-noon each day, grades 6-9 from 1-4 p.m. and grades 10-12 in the Elite Camp ...

NMU outing helps student fund

MARQUETTE - The fourth annual Blueberry Classic golf outing is set for Friday, July 25, at the Northern Michigan University Golf Course in Chocolay Township.The event helps raise scholarship funds for NMU students who encounter unforeseen financial challenges. Advance registration deadline is ...

World-bound wrestlers at NMU

MARQUETTE - Four athletes bound for the World University Championships are among those participating at USA Wrestling's Greco-Roman University World Team training camp being held at Northern Michigan University this week and running through Sunday.The group, which includes the four athletes ...

GLIAC honors 15 NMU track team members for academics

MARQUETTE - The GLIAC has honored 15 track and field team student-athletes from Northern Michigan University with All-Academic and All-Academic Excellence honors, the league announced Monday.Athletes who are active members of the team at the conclusion of the season are named to the ...

NMU hockey camp still open

MARQUETTE - Room still remains for families to sign up youth hockey players for the annual Northern Michigan University Summer Hockey Development Camp.This camp, which runs from Monday through Friday, July 7-11, at the Berry Events Center, consists of high-level, fundamentals-focused ...

Ex-NMU coach to make Tech sports Hall

HOUGHTON - Former Northern Michigan University head football coach Bernie Anderson will join five others and 1965 NCAA Men's Ice Hockey National Championship team in the Michigan Tech Sports Hall of Fame during induction ceremonies in November.Besides longtime Tech football coach Anderson, the ...

Local camp helps Greco-Roman athletes prepare for major competitions

MARQUETTE - Arthur Carmona and Sammy Jones of the Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site Greco-Roman wrestling team are getting some help as they prepare for international competition in the coming weeks.Both are participating in an NMU-OTS Superior Wrestling Camp through Tuesday ...

Basketball not just for gym rats this weekend

With a little cooperation from the weather, basketball will again turn into an outdoor sport for more than 200 players of both genders and a wide variety of ages in Negaunee this weekend.The inaugural 4 on 4 Roundball Classic takes place at Miner's Park along U.S. 41 in the Marquette County ...

Rochester named to trainers’ hall

MARQUETTE - The director of athletic training education at Northern Michigan University will be inducted into the Michigan Athletic Trainers Society Hall of Fame today in Ypsilanti.Julie Rochester, Ed.D., AT, ATC, is a tenured associate professor in athletic training in the Health, Physical ...

NMU swimming adds two

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University has added a pair of student-athletes to its women's swimming and diving team.NMU head coach Heidi Voigt announced Wednesday Abbi Schieber of downstate Midland has signed a National Letter of Intent and Jona Bjarnadottir will transfer from New Mexico ...

NCAA hockey rules committee tweaks faceoffs, video replay

MARQUETTE - The NCAA Men's and Women's Ice Hockey Rules Committee failed to take action on overtime procedures, supplemental discipline or the use of three-quarter face shields instead of full-facial protection during its meeting this week in Indianapolis.It did, however, standardize the length ...

Greco-Roman wrestlers qualify

MARQUETTE - Greco-Roman wrestlers Arthur Carmona and Alejandro Sancho of the Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site have qualified for the FILA Junior World Championships Aug. 5-10 in Zagreb, Croatia. The two placed first in their weight divisions during the U.S. Junior World Team ...

NMU Kids, Tween camps set

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University Recreational Sports will hold a Wildcat Kids and Tween Camp open house from 4-7 p.m. Thursday in the Wildcat Room at the Berry Events Center.The open house gives parents an opportunity to meet camp staff, tour the new kids camp space, complete online ...

FIT tennis camp Saturday

MARQUETTE - The 29th annual FIT - Fun In Tennis - Camp will be held for prospective young tennis players at the Marquette Senior High School courts on Saturday.No preregistraton is necessary, just arrive before the 10 a.m. start time of this camp conducted by the Marquette Tennis Association. ...