NMU Sports

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. ...

Ski jumping offered

NEGAUNEE - Summer ski jumping workouts will be held at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at the Ishpeming Ski Club's Suicide Bowl beginning next week.There's no charge for equipment use and no fees.For more information, contact Dick at 651-788-5794.

Golf tourney planned

MANISTIQUE - A two-man Senior Golf Scramble will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Indian Lake Golf Club in Manistique.There will be cash prizes for all flights in the 18-hole tourney.Flights/groups are men aged 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and older.The cost is $45 per person - or $90 per team - and ...

Recorder found from Katz crash

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The National Transportation Safety Board says it has recovered the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder from the private jet that crashed this weekend in Massachusetts, killing Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz and six others.The agency had said earlier ...

Marino joins NFL concussion suit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino is among the latest group of football players to file a concussion-related lawsuit against the National Football League.The 52-year-old former Miami Dolphins quarterback is one of 15 former players who filed a lawsuit in federal court in ...

Stewart an All-American

ALLENDALE - Northern Michigan University senior Cheyenne Stewart earned All-American status with an eighth-place finish in the triple jump at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships Friday in downstate Allendale.Stewart broke the NMU school record with a mark of 41-7 in the ...

NMU athletes in NCAA track finals

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University is sending three women's track and field athletes to compete at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Grand Valley State today through Saturday.Senior Cheyenne Stewart will participate in the triple jump, junior Christina Toogood ...

NMU-UW tickets on sale Friday

MARQUETTE - Tickets for the 2014-15 Northern Michigan University hockey season-opener Oct. 17-18 against the University of Wisconsin, set for the Resch Center in Green Bay, will go on sale Friday.Tickets will be available at the Resch Center box office, all Ticket Star locations and the NMU ...

Northern Michigan hosting Fuel U.P. the Dome on Saturday at Superior Dome

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University's Superior Dome will be hosting Fuel U.P. in the Dome from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Saturday as part of the NFL Play 60 program.The event that focuses on nutrition, exercise and learning how to make the right choices to fuel bodies will feature 400 fourth, ...

NMU hockey: Wildcats return to Alaska, Alabama in 2014-15

MARQUETTE - For the second-consecutive season, the Northern Michigan University hockey team will travel to the farthest ends of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, but will only have to make one trip to and from Alaska in 2014-14 instead of the two made three months apart in 2013-14.The ...

NMU track: Three Wildcats reach NCAA Division II Championships

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University's women's track and field team will have three members competing at the 2014 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships on May 22-24 at Grand Valley State University in downstate Allendale.Senior Cheyenne Stewart will participate in the ...

L’Anse, NMU grad taking over Butler University women’s hoops program

INDIANAPOLIS - Former L'Anse High School star basketball player Kurt Godlevske has been named head coach of the Butler University women's basketball team.According to the Indianapolis school's website, Godlevske's appointment was announced Tuesday by Vice President and Director of Athletics ...

NMU hockey: Marquette’s Justin Florek sent back to Providence Bruins of AHL

MARQUETTE - Marquette native Justin Florek was sent back to the Providence Bruins of the AHL on Thursday morning after appearing in six NHL Stanley Cup Playoff games for the Boston Bruins.Boston, which is trailing the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 in an Eastern Conference semifinal series, called up ...