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Defying the odds

MARQUETTE — At the start of this spring season, the Northern Michigan University women’s soccer team wasn’t expected to do much in the GLIAC. The Wildcats were predicted to finish ninth in the 10-team conference, which wouldn’t have gotten them into the league tournament. However, NMU ...

NMU lacrosse falls to Davenport in GLIAC semifinals

ALLENDALE — Despite a strong effort, the Northern Michigan University women’s lacrosse team’s season came to an end Friday as the Wildcats fell to Davenport 17-7 in the GLIAC semifinals. NMU (6-8, 4-4 GLIAC) kept it close during the first half, trailing only 7-5 at halftime, but the ...

NMU’s Els closes successful season

From NMU Sports Information CARMEL, Ind. — Senior Caro Els of the Northern Michigan University Women’s Golf team closed out the season for the Wildcats at the 2021 NCAA Division II East Regional hosted by the University of Indianapolis at the Prairie View Golf Club with an 18th place ...

Looking back at 2021: Poggi reflects on NMU men’s soccer season

MARQUETTE — Playing in the spring isn’t a typical thing for the Northern Michigan University men’s soccer team and neither is playing indoors for that matter. The Wildcats managed to make the best of an unusual season though and ended up earning a home match in the GLIAC Tournament. ...

NMU-NTS Wrestler makes U.S. Junior World Team

By Journal Sports Staff CORALVILLE, Iowa — A Northern Michigan University-National Training Site wrestler picked up a spot on the U.S. Junior World Team over the weekend at the Junior Trials. A Greco-Roman grappler, Dominic Damon outscored his opponents 31-5 in the 67 kg bracket and ...

NMU women’s soccer season ends at GLIAC championship

By Journal Sports Staff BIG RAPIDS — The Northern Michigan University women’s soccer team knew it had a tough task on its hands going into Sunday’s GLIAC Championship game as it would have to take down preseason conference favorite Grand Valley State to get its first ever title. The ...

4 NMU strikers named All-GLIAC

By Journal Sports Staff BAY CITY — The Northern Michigan University men’s soccer team achieved a school record Saturday when four players were named to the various All-GLIAC squads. Midfielder Kaffie Kurz made the First Team, while midfielder Ryan Palmbaum and defender Niko Scheibal got ...

Getting ready for GLIACs

MARQUETTE — The GLIAC Outdoor Championships are approaching and the Northern Michigan University women’s track and field team is looking as if it’s up to the challenge. Last weekend at the GINA Relays at Hillsdale College, the Wildcats set a school record in the 4-by-200-meter relay and ...

Staying alive

BIG RAPIDS — When the GLIAC women’s soccer poll was released in March, the Northern Michigan University squad was picked to finish ninth in the 10-team conference. However, the Wildcats (8-2-1) have proved the predictors wrong all season and are now in the GLIAC Championship match for ...

Loss ends Northern Michigan University Wildcats’ lacrosse regular season

GRAND RAPIDS — A historic season has ended with a whimper but still some hope as the women’s lacrosse team at Northern Michigan University now looks forward to the GLIAC Tournament. The Wildcats lost at Davenport 21-5 on Sunday to finish at 6-7 overall and 4-4 in the conference. The six ...