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NMU Sports

Needing to defend better

MARQUETTE — The old cliche says that defense wins championships. To pull off that goal, the Northern Michigan University hockey team will have to be better in that facet of the game. Offense is definitely not an issue as the No. 18-ranked Wildcats are firing in nearly four goals — 3.90 to ...

Northern Michigan University swimmers, divers, sweep Stevens Point

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University used the friendly waters of the PEIF pool to defeat Wisconsin-Stevens Point by decisive margins Saturday in both men’s and women’s meets. The NMU teams are off until Thursday, Dec. 5, when they travel to Grand Rapids for the three-day Calvin ...

Northern Michigan University men’s basketball team splits in Illinois

LEBANON, Ill. — The Northern Michigan University men’s basketball team began the Matt Majkrzak era with a split of two games at the GLIAC-Great Lakes Valley Conference Challenge at McKendree University in Illinois. The Wildcats defeated Lewis 76-63 before falling to host McKendree ...

‘Cats come up short

MARQUETTE — It's been said before, but if there's one word to describe the Northern Michigan University hockey team this year, it's resilient. After rallying for three goals in the third period to force a tie with St. Cloud State Friday, the No. 16-ranked Wildcats did it again Saturday, and ...

Northern Michigan University men’s soccer team falls in regular-season finale

KENOSHA, Wis. — The Northern Michigan University men’s soccer team’s dream of hosting a GLIAC Tournament game were dashed Thursday when league champion Wisconsin-Parkside defeated the Wildcats 3-2. Nevertheless, the fourth-year Wildcats set a record with overall and league wins at 8-10 ...

Northern Michigan University in thick of GLIAC volleyball tournament race

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University volleyball team can clinch a berth in the GLIAC Tournament with a win today at home over Northwood. The Wildcats also have a home match at Vandament Arena against Ferris State on Saturday, but today’s match against the Timberwolves is the key ...