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Clutch at the charity stripe

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — When it gets down to crunch time late in the second half, teams need their star players to step up at the free throw line and knock down their shots. Naba Echols and Isaiah Johnson did that for the Northern Michigan University men's basketball team Thursday night. After Saginaw ...

‘Cats maul Cardinals

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — In the school’s weekly press conference Tuesday, Northern Michigan University women's basketball coach Troy Mattson said his team wasn't "stepping up" when it needed to, but on Thursday, that's exactly what the Wildcats did. Up by 10 at the half, NMU held Saginaw Valley State ...

Wildcats head down to Huntsville

NMU Sports

MARQUETTE — Normally, a hockey game played in early February isn’t that big a deal since there’s still quite a few games left to play in the season. A case can be made, though, for the Northern Michigan University squad that Saturday night’s game against Bowling Green State was the ...

A triple triple threat

Prep Sports

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer NEGAUNEE — Thirty points from beyond the arc accounted for more than half of the Negaunee boys varsity basketball team’s points on Friday night. Junior guard Drew Lindberg nailing five of the Miners’ 10 triples to help his team top Ishpeming for ...

Darr stars for Redmen in win over Kingsford

Prep Sports

By Journal Sports Staff MARQUETTE — Probably the smallest player on the floor, senior guard Liam Darr showed up huge for the Marquette Senior High School boys basketball team on Friday night. Playing the first game of a boys-girls varsity doubleheader at the Barb Crill Gymnasium against ...