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NMU icers fall to winless Alabama Huntsville, extend losing streak to four

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Bad starts have plagued the Northern Michigan University hockey team all season with the Wildcats being forced to rally to win a good chunk of their games. NMU couldn’t pull off that feat again Friday though as the Wildcats fell 4-2 to winless Alabama Huntsville. ...

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Wildcats’ good effort not good enough

MARQUETTE — Sometimes in hockey, a team can give everything it can on the ice, but it just isn't good enough in the end. That's how Northern Michigan University head coach Grant Potulny felt Saturday after the No. 19-ranked Wildcats fell to rival Michigan Tech 3-2 at the Berry Events Center. ...

Bad start dooms Wildcats

MARQUETTE — Like in most any other sport, hockey teams want to begin games well and score first to have the best chance to win. So the Northern Michigan University squad has been making things difficult for itself after a number of poor starts this season. Sometimes, the No. 18-ranked ...

NMU football closes out season with loss to Ashland

ASHLAND, Ohio — A long and frustrating season came to an end Saturday afternoon for the Northern Michigan University football team as the Wildcats fell at Ashland 31-10. NMU ends the season at 1-9, which includes a season-closing nine-game losing streak. But things were actually going ...

NMU men end losing streak at 2 with win over SW Minnesota St.

DULUTH, Minn. — After back-to-back losses on the road, the Northern Michigan University men’s basketball team got back on track Saturday as it took down Southwest Minnesota State 72-63. A second-half surge was key for the Wildcats as they came out of the halftime break on a 14-0 run to ...

Wildcat women held to just 32 points in loss at Minnesota Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. — The Northern Michigan University women’s basketball team prides itself on tough defense and it did a pretty good job showcasing that Saturday against Minnesota-Duluth. However, offensive woes continue to plague the Wildcats as they fell 45-32 to the Bulldogs. NMU was ...