NMU Sports

NMU shut out, 1-0

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University hockey team was facing a crucial series this weekend that could have a big affect in the WCHA standings.However, on Friday, the Wildcats couldn't get anything going offensively and they fell to Bemidji (Minnesota) State 1-0 at the Berry events ...

Mattison’s big night can’t prevent loss to top team

MARQUETTE - Chavis Mattison notched his sixth straight double-double on Thursday evening, but it wasn't enough to avert a Northern Michigan University loss at home to the top team in the GLIAC, Saginaw Valley State.The senior forward scored 20 points and pulled down 12 rebounds while also ...

NMU women feast on Cardinals

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University women's basketball team got off to a slow start Thursday, but their offense came alive midway through the first half and the Wildcats kept it going for the rest of the contest.The Wildcats (14-8 overall, 12-6 GLIAC North) trailed for the first 10 ...

Lawrence dominates GLIAC swim

ALLENDALE - Senior swimmer Debbi Lawrence of Northern Michigan University continued a dominating performance in the second day of the GLIAC Championships by setting a pool record in the 100-yard butterfly on Thursday.The Wildcats remained in third place out of 10 teams in the meet held at Grand ...

Wildcats need all the WCHA points they can get

MARQUETTE - It's getting down to crunch time for the Northern Michigan University hockey team. From this point on, every series will be crucial for the Wildcats.NMU currently holds a four-point lead over Ferris State and Bemidji State, the latter which is coming to town this weekend.The ...

Blue Line Club plans luncheon

MARQUETTE - The Blue Line Club at Northern Michigan University will hold a luncheon Friday as the Wildcats prepare to host Bemidji State Friday and Saturday nights at the Berry Events Center.The event begins with lunch served at 11:30 a.m. in the Wildcat Room of the BEC. Cost is $12.50.The ...

Lawrence sets NMU swim mark

ALLENDALE - Northern Michigan University senior Debbi Lawrence turned in an impressive performance Wednesday at the first day of the GLIAC Swimming and Diving Championships.She set an NMU record by winning the 50-yard freestyle at downstate Allendale. Lawrence swam it in 22.95 seconds, making ...

NMU’s Gruber nets 1,000th point

MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University women's basketball senior Lauren Gruber scored her 1,000th point on Saturday afternoon during the Wildcats' 79-74 overtime victory at Ferris State.The 5-foot-8 guard scored a career-high 27 points in the game as she became the 23rd player in the ...

NMU’s Mylie makes qualifier jump

DULUTH, Minnesota - Freshman Ine Mylie made an NCAA Indoor Championships qualifying jump for the Northern Michigan University indoor track and field team at the Lake Superior Challenge on Saturday.Mylie made her qualifying leap in the triple jump with 11.52 meters, or 37 feet, 10 inches, while ...

Mattison makes crucial plays in NMU upset

BIG RAPIDS - Senior forward Chavis Mattison recorded his fifth straight double-double, but it was his final two plays that made the biggest difference for the Northern Michigan University men's basketball team on Saturday afternoon.Finishing the day with 20 points and 11 rebounds, Mattison ...

Wildcat women pull off big comeback

BIG RAPIDS - Regular top scorers Alyssa Colla and Lauren Gruber gave the Northern Michigan University women's basketball team a chance by sending the game into overtime.But four of the starters got in on the scoring in the extra period as the Wildcats roared back for a 79-74 victory at Ferris ...

Duluth completes sweep of Wildcats on Saturday, 6-3

DULUTH, Minn. - The Northern Michigan University hockey team headed into this weekend with some momentum after sweeping Alaska-Anchorage at home.However, the Wildcats ran into a brick wall against No. 7 Minnesota-Duluth as the Bulldogs completed a two-game sweep on Saturday with a 6-3 ...

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Mattison can’t save Wildcats

ALLENDALE - Senior forward Chavis Mattison recorded his fourth consecutive double-double off the bench, but it wasn't enough to prevent the Northern Michigan University men's basketball team from losing at Grand Valley State on Thursday.The Lakers scored a 60-54 victory to break NMU's modest ...

NMU women’s rally falls shy at GVSU

ALLENDALE - Northern Michigan University erased nearly all of an 11-point second-half deficit but fell just short in a 62-58 women's basketball loss at Grand Valley State on Thursday.Senior guard Alyssa Colla led with Wildcats with a game-high 22 points, while sophomore guard Bre Gaspervich ...

Wildcats tap local gridders

MARQUETTE - The 2014 season was a frustrating one for the Northern Michigan University football team.But on Wednesday, the school announced a 2015 recruiting class with players the Wildcats hope can get them to the next level."We're excited for this process to come to an end," NMU head coach ...

Area athletes sign letters

MARQUETTE - Besides some Marquette and Munising football players signing a National Letter of Intent Wednesday, four MSHS soccer players also did the same.MSHS athletic coordinator Jamie Tuma reported the following kickers signed their letter Wednesday:Casey Durand, Mikayla Blight and Carleigh ...

NMU icers face high-powered UMD

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University hockey Wildcats accomplished something last weekend they hadn't done in a while - picking up a two-game sweep.The Wildcats got a pair of wins from Alaska-Anchorage, which is important as the WCHA playoffs quickly approach and NMU is clinging to the ...

NMU pulls off upset

HOUGHTON - The Michigan Tech University men's basketball team learned the hard way Monday just how far back Northern Michigan University's program has come in a season and a half under coach Bill Sall.Despite a Herculean effort from Ben Stelzer, his career-high 37 points could not overcome the ...

MTU women knock off Wildcats

HOUGHTON - As two rivals matched strength against strength, the No. 15 Michigan Tech University women may not have had the upper hand, but they had an upper finger or two when it counted, resulting in a 57-49 Husky victory."We knew that game was going to be about toughness and grit and energy ...