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NMU Sports

Shot-blocking star

MARQUETTE — If there’s one word that sums up Northern Michigan University senior Myles Howard, it’s defense, specifically shot blocking. That’s how he made a name for himself as a high school basketball player in Chicago and that’s what stands out to everyone who’s watched him ...

Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of March 7-14

Already looking ahead

MARQUETTE — A devastating loss can be hard to recover from, but the Northern Michigan University hockey team is doing the best it can. Two weeks ago, the Wildcats’ season came to an end in a triple-overtime loss to rival Michigan Tech on the ice of the Berry Events Center to open the WCHA ...

4 Northern Michigan University Wildcat hockey players earn WCHA honors

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The Northern Michigan University hockey team’s season may have ended sooner than it had hoped, but some of its players still had impressive seasons. On Monday, four Wildcats were acknowledged for their performances by earning spots on the All-WCHA teams. Forward ...

Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of March 4-8

Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of Feb. 26-March 3

Boys hoops heats up this week of tournaments

MARQUETTE — Week 2 of high school basketball districts moves to the boys’ side this week, with high school girls basketball, hockey and gymnastics adding their own spice with just a few elite teams left. And Northern Michigan University will have a number of athletes traveling to NCAA ...