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NMU Sports

Sweeping the Seawolves

MARQUETTE — The concern for the No. 19 Northern Michigan University hockey team going into this weekend was if it would suffer a hangover against struggling Alaska Anchorage after the Wildcats swept No. 15/16 Bowling Green State on the road. NMU put those concerns to rest in a win Friday ...

Wildcats back on the road again

MARQUETTE — A lengthy break can be a blessing or a curse. Sometimes it can hurt a program, especially if goes into the break on a winning streak, as the team could lose whatever momentum it has. However, for the Northern Michigan University men’s basketball team, the break appears to ...

NMU’s Kent named WCHA Goaltender of the Week

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University sophomore Nolan Kent has been named WCHA Goaltender of the Week, the league announced Monday. Kent posted his sixth and seventh wins of the season in the Wildcats’ sweep in Ohio at then-No. 11 Bowling Green State last weekend. He came up just ...

NMU women look to stay above .500 in GLIAC

MARQUETTE — After a split at home last weekend, the Northern Michigan University women’s basketball team takes to the road looking to stay above .500 in the GLIAC. The Wildcats travel to Westville, Indiana, to face Purdue Northwest at 6 p.m. EST Thursday before going to Kenosha, ...

Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of Dec. 27-Jan. 3

NMU icers take down No. 11 Bowling Green

By Journal Sports Staff BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — Heading into this weekend’s series against No. 11 Bowling Green State, the big question surrounding the Northern Michigan University hockey team was if it would be rusty after not playing a game since a Dec. 14 win over now-No. 3 Minnesota ...

Success rewarded: Wildcats’ swimmers, divers get long break after great start

MARQUETTE — As the weather has moved into winter in the Upper Peninsula, the Northern Michigan University swimming and diving teams have been heating up the pool. In their most recent meet, the Calvin College Invitational from Dec. 5-7, the women won it for the first time in program history, ...